UM-Flint Theatre Brings ‘Big Love’ to the Stage

What does “love” mean? Student actors, and their director Janet Haley, will explore this question in BIG LOVE, the second production of the UM-Flint theatre season. The play opens on January 27 and runs through February 4, 2017. It is a contemporary revision of one of the western world’s oldest plays, The Suppliant Women by Aeschylus. “This piece is so unlike what people […]

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CAS Alum Reflects on a Life of Liberal Arts

A Liberal Arts Foundation Alumnus Donald Tallman graduated from UM-Flint in 1977 with degrees in English and History, and with a variety of experiences that have served him both professionally and personally. At the base of it all lies a lifelong belief in the power of a liberal arts education. “I’ll never forget my introduction to the University of Michigan-Flint. It […]

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UM-Flint Writing Center Welcomes New Coordinator

Vicky Dawson has joined UM-Flint’s Marian E. Wright Writing Center as its new coordinator. Along with years of experience, Dawson brings with her exciting plans to serve the students of UM-Flint as they develop as writers, scholars, and professionals. For example, students can join the Writing Center, and its partners the Women’s Educational Center and the Office of Financial Aid, in scholarship preparation […]

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UM-Flint Grad Heading to South Korea to Teach English

Elexis Nelson had always planned to teach English abroad after earning her linguistics degree from UM-Flint. However, there was a significant obstacle in her path: she did not have access to a TESOL certificate program (TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)—an important credential that would allow her access to better jobs and higher benefits. “My education […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Fadi Mohsen of UM-Flint Computer Science

Fadi Mohsen, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of computer science. Read below to learn more about him and the field of computer science, or join him in one of his Winter 2017 classes: CIS 363 – Commercial Applications of Web Programming (MW, 2:30pm-3:45pm) CSC […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Na Zhu of UM-Flint Engineering

Na (Linda) Zhu, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of mechanical engineering. Read below to learn more about her and the field of mechanical engineering, or join her in one of her Winter 2017 classes: EGR 315 – Machine Element Design (TR, 2:30pm-3:45pm) EGR 466 […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Justin Massing of UM-Flint Chemistry

Justin Massing, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of organic chemistry. Read below to learn more about him and the field of organic chemistry, or join him in one of his Winter 2017 classes: CHM 330 – Organic Chemistry (MW, 2:30-3:45pm + (4) Friday test […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Christopher Kowal of UM-Flint Communication

Christopher Kowal, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of communication. Read below to learn more about him and the field of communication, or join him in one of his Winter 2017 courses: COM 316 – Advanced Advertising (TR, 9:30am-10:45am) COM 512 – Consulting & Training […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Kimberly Bender of UM-Flint Criminal Justice

Kimberly Bender, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of criminal justice. Read below to learn more about her and the field of criminal justice, or join her in one of her Winter 2017 classes: CRJ 185 – Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (MW, 11am-12:15pm) […]

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UM-Flint Communication Major Finds Impact in Internship

When she graduates in December 2016, UM-Flint Communication Studies major Skye Whitcomb will be leaving the university with knowledge of her discipline and the memory of a life-changing internship experience. Her department began requiring internships for all students in Fall 2016. “The faculty of Communication Studies require internships of our majors because we believe that it is […]

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