UM-Flint Presents “Marx in Soho” on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

On Tuesday, March 17th, the University of Michigan-Flint, in collaboration with the Department of Political Science, University Relations, and Pi Sigma Alpha, will present Howard Zinn’s Marx in Soho. The performance will be held in the UCEN Kiva at 7pm and is free and open to the public. Robert Weick of Iron Age Productions will play Marx. […]

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Art History Students to Host Exhibition During March Artwalk

On Friday, March 13th, 2015, students from ARH: 112, History of Renaissance to Modern Art, will host an Art History Exhibition featuring artist Alvin Smith. The event will coincide with Flint’s March Artwalk. Members of the campus and community are invited to join the students for an evening of inspiration. Says Dr. Sarah Lippert, Program […]

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2015 Global Issues Speaker Series Event on February 24th

Join us for the 2015 Global Issues Speaker Series discussion on “Hunger, the Agrarian Question, and Food Justice” on Tuesday, February 24th, from 5-8pm at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First Street, Flint, MI. The 2015 Speaker is Dr. Haroon Akram-Lodhi of Trent University in Canada. Dr. Akram-Lodhi is the Chair of the Deparment […]

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UM-Flint Students Join Pedaling for Parkinson’s Research

“It doesn’t feel like I have Parkinson’s when I’m on the bike.” These words, spoken between two friends on a tandem bike ride, became the roots of Pedaling for Parkinson’s, a foundation dedicated to using cycling as a method of mitigating the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease — a progressive disease of the nervous system that affects movement, […]

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Get to Know Joshua May, D.M.A., of the Music Department!

Joshua May, D.M.A., is a Lecturer I in the UM-Flint Music Department. He will be presenting research at the Voice Educator’s Symposium at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, on February 20 & 21, 2015. His research centers on the connection of historical bel canto technique development for training young tenor voices through the use of Mozart’s concert […]

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Open Forum for Bridge Program – Feb. 11th

UM-Flint is home to a growing population of international students, and a new bridge program will help ensure their path to success while at the university and later in their careers. Dr. Emily Feuerherm of the English Department is working with the Thomson Center for Learning & Teaching to present “Building Bridges & Scaffolding Success,” an open […]

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UM-Flint Wins 2015 Battle of the Chem Clubs!

The University of Michigan Flint’s Chemistry Club beat out twelve other teams to claim first place in the statewide Battle of the Chem Clubs, held at Michigan State University on January 31, 2015. Chem Club President Alex Rizo provided the following narrative of the team’s experience: 9 chem club members and 1 faculty member/advisor went to […]

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Meet Dr. Jessica Tischler of the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department!

Dr. Jessica Tischler is Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UM-Flint, she is also a co-advisor for the UM-Flint Chem Club. Recently the club traveled to MSU to compete in this year’s Battle of the Chem Clubs, going up against 12 other universities from around Michigan. They won first place! Read their […]

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Meet Assistant Professor Dauda Abubakar

Assistant Professor Dauda Abubakar is one of the committee members for AFRICA WEEK, a celebration taking place at UM-Flint the first week of February. All events are free and open to the public! Visit the AFRICA WEEK website for more information. Name: Dauda Abubakar Title: Assistant Professor Departments: Africana Studies & Political Science Classes I […]

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Meet Janet Haley, Associate Professor of Theatre!

Name: Janet Haley Title: Associate Professor of Theatre Department: Theatre & Dance Classes I teach: Directing, Acting 1, Improvisation, Voice and Movement, Dramatic Literature, Senior Seminar; Advisor for Acting and Directing Capstone projects, Coordinator of BFA in Performance degree program. Activities, Publications or Productions: • Director/co-creator of place-based, collaboratively created, original productions (public scholarship): 2010’s […]

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