Physics Program Announces New STEM Partnership with Springview Elementary

Lindy Beckman’s class at Springview Elementary in Flushing, Michigan, is unique. Made up of 5th and 6th grade students, the class operates with a specific emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. The class is self-contained, so the students stay together with a single teacher all day, every day. Says Beckman, “The students were selected for […]

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Get to Know Dr. Rajib Ganguly, Asst. Professor of Physics

Asst. Professor Rajib Ganguly is one of the main organizers of ASTRONITE – a family-friendly open house that celebrates astronomy. This year’s AstroNite will be held on April 25 from 7-10 p.m. Visit the AstroNite page for more information.  Name: Rajib Ganguly Title: Assistant Professor of Physics Department: Computer Science, Engineering, & Physics Classes I […]

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Engineering Students Present Senior Projects

On April 10, 2015, engineering students from EGR 465/466 Senior Design presented their senior projects to a full room of fellow students and university staff, faculty, and administrators, including Dr. Terry Van Allen, Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and Chris Waters, Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. This was the first […]

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“We Are” A Dance Inspired by the Poetry of Youth in Detention

UM-Flint’s Department of Theatre and Dance will be presenting a newly choreographed work by Dance Lecturer Emma Davis during the Spring Dance Concert, The Written Word, April 17, 18, 19, in the UM-Flint Theatre. The dance, entitled We Are, is based on poetry written by young women at Genesee County’s youth detention center as part […]

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Meet Emma Davis: Dancer, Choreographer, Educator

Emma Davis is a Dance Instructor at UM-Flint and one of the choreographers whose work will be presented at the upcoming Spring Dance Concert inspired by “The Written Word.” One piece, “We Are,” is inspired by poetry written by detained youth in Genesee County. Another, which includes both ballet and hip hop elements, is inspired by the […]

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UM-Flint Alum Hosts Science Fiction Conference

In late March, academics from around the world gathered at the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience in Flint, Michigan, for a conference on “The Work of Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction.” The event, from inception to production, was the work of UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) alumnus Zea Miller; it was supported by the UM-Flint […]

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Advising on Secondary TCP Changes: March 30-April 2

The Secondary Teacher Certificate Program at UM-Flint is undergoing changes that will be effective in Fall 2015. The new model will better prepare our students to be high school teachers. All who are currently enrolled in a Secondary Teacher Certificate Program or considering teaching high school students should attend one of four upcoming advising sessions:  • Monday, […]

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UM-Flint Dance Students Attend 2015 ACDA Regional Festival

Members of the UM-Flint Dance Program recently attended the American College Dance Association (ACDA) East-Central Regional Conference at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. The regional conferences and national festival presented by the ACDA provide a “venue for students and faculty to engage in three days of performances, workshops, panels, and master classes taught by instructors from […]

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Get to Know Dr. Pat Emenyonu of Africana Studies and the English Department!

Dr. Pat Emenyonu was the Thompson Center For Learning & Teaching’s February 2015 Faculty Focus. Her article, titled “’Glocal’ Agent: Building Bridges Across Campus and Continent” is available across UM-Flint and on the TCLT site. Dr. Emenyonu is also a driving member of the African/African Diaspora Visiting Artist Series which is bringing South African author […]

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Updates to the UM-Flint Bridge Program

Dr. Emily Feuerherm is a faculty member in the Department of English. She is working to establish a bridge program fthat will enhance the learning experiences of international students at UM-Flint. On February 11th, an open forum was held to discuss results of a campus survey on the program and gather feedback from those attending. Following is […]

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