The Spring 2007 issue of UM-Dearborn's alumni magazine, which is distributed to more than 35,000 alumni, is now available online.

May 2, 2007

DEARBORN / May 2, 2007---The Spring 2007 issue of Legacy, the University of Michigan-Dearborn's alumni magazine, is now available online. The publication is distributed to more than 35,000 UM-Dearborn alumni.

In the Spring 2007 issue:

• In his remarks when he accepted the distinguished alumnus of the year award from the School of Education in 2006, James Opfermann talked about the need for making connections and empowering his special needs students. Opfermann overcame a few obstacles of his own in his path to becoming a teacher. Profile by Sheryl James and photographs by Tom Laundroche.

• Psychology Prof. Rick Straub is on the run in his profile by Stephen Rosoff with photos by Tom Laundroche. Straub is the author of one of the leading textbooks in the rapidly growing field of health psychology, and is a competitive athlete, too.

• CASL alumna Pamela Osenkowski has used the sound foundation in science that she gained at UM-Dearborn to earn a doctoral degree in cancer biology from Wayne State, and that led to her current position as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University. Story by Jennifer Sroka with photos by Tom Laundroche and J. Kiely Jr.

Also, Chancellor Daniel Little discusses building “The Road to Renaissance” and Alumni Society Chair Rebecca Takacs talks about how the Legacy Scholarship builds connections.

Plus, a new role for Jeanette Schumacher, campus and alumni news, books by grads, art by sculptor James Quinlan and a look back at President Ford’s visit to campus, courtesy of the campus archives.

View the Spring 2007 Legacy magazine (PDF, 7.4 MB)