Monthly archives: November, 2015

Professor Profiles: Dr. Marsik – The Man, The Myth, The Meteorologist

UMich has staying power. With a large alumni base and a deeply embedded sense of devotion to campus, it isn’t surprising that: A lot of students are second or third generation UMichiganders The university draws a significant percentage of professors from its alumni base. Take Dr. Frank Marsik from the CLaSP department. Professor Marsik teaches…



Student Profiles: Robert Gitten – Promoting Manned Spaceflight

Robert Gitten, SEDS-UM counsel member and aerospace engineering junior, is an unapologetic “Martian”. His passion for promoting manned spaceflight, specifically Mars colonization, has permeated his academic career and professional goals, driving him to pursue opportunities as divergent as a Nuclear Engineering research position in Shanghai to an internship at Lockheed’s Orion Program. Rob’s fascination with…