information resources assistant, University Library
“I don’t have a favorite outdoor activity; I’m not into the cold, snow or slipping on ice. My favorite indoor winter activity is watching movies. It’s a good source of entertainment and I’ve always been into movies and theater.”
, U-M freshman, Hangzhou, China
“Skiing, because it’s exciting and I can go with my friends, and also it’s particular to winter. I lived in a city where we don’t have snow, so it’s special for me.”
professor of chemistry, LSA
“Sledding with the kids, building snowmen with the kids or snowshoeing. I like the joy of the kids and the fun that they have exploring new things. Having children, it’s interesting to see the parallels of undergrads and grad students to little kids exploring and learning new things.”
—Compiled by Kristin Thomas; photos by Kristin Thomas.
Diana Paterno, graduate program assistant, Department of Sociology, on the farming organization Wishing Tree Gardens: “We enrich not just the soil, but the whole community.”
Zell Visiting Writers Series with Mary Gaitskill, 5 p.m. Feb. 10, U-M Museum of Art, Helmut Stern Auditorium.