The Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies will present "History Futures," an undergraduate career workshop, on Wednesday, November 12, 5-7 p.m., in 1014 Tisch Hall. Students can meet and talk with U-M history alumni who have completed their degrees and ventured into the real world with remarkable success! Moderated by Professor Sueann Caulfield (History, Residential College, University of Michigan). All students welcome; dinner provided.
Ace Anbender is a sportswriter based out of Ypsilanti, Michigan. After a childhood spent in the Big House and the former Crisler Arena, he graduated from Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor in 2006, then earned a B.A. in History from the University of Michigan in 2010. He interned with and contributed to The Wolverine Magazine from 2008-2011 before moving on to his current position as staff writer and basketball editor for MGoBlog in 2011.
Sabrina Hiedemann is a Special Projects Assistant at George Washington’s Mount Vernon where she works with the Director of Interpretation to develop new on-site programming Sabrina holds a master's degree in Museum Studies from The George Washington University and bachelor’s degrees in Honors History and Sociology from the University of Michigan.
Ruth Lincoln is an Information Architect at MathWorks, a software company that specializes in technical computing for engineers and scientists. A 2010 University of Michigan graduate and Battle Creek native, she holds a B.A. in History and an M.S. in Library Science. At Michigan, Ruth was a sports writer and editor at The Michigan Daily.
James Wahls is the impact investing manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek Michigan. Wahls holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Michigan and received his juris doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He is a member of the bars of Michigan and the District of Columbia.
Ari Weinzweig moved to Ann Arbor from his hometown of Chicago to attend the University of Michigan. After graduating with a degree in Russian history, he went to work washing dishes in a local restaurant and soon discovered that he loved the food business. Along with his partner Paul Saginaw, Ari started Zingerman’s Delicatessen in 1982. Ari and Paul have built Zingerman’s into an organization with a 500+ staff and annual sales approaching $40,000,000 a year.
This event presented by the Department of History and the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies.