UM-Flint Theatre Dept. Hosts USITT Regional Workshop

On Saturday, October 4th, the UM-Flint Theatre Department hosted students and faculty from Notre Dame at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Midwest Sectional workshop. The workshop covered two special topics: theatrical tailoring techniques and theatrical lighting. Those who participated in the tailoring workshop received in-depth instruction on approaches to advanced tailoring. Their […]

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Welcome to Stephanie Gelderloos, Lecturer III in English!

 Name: Stephanie Gelderloos Title: Lecturer III Department: English Classes I’m teaching: English 100 College Reading and Study Skills, English 109 College Writing Workshop and English 112 Critical Reading and Writing Professional Interests/Activities: I am interested in any program or strategy that works to increase the success rates and retention rates of at-risk students. In coordination […]

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History and Music Students Find New Knowledge with Nagata Shachu

 On Friday, October 10th, the Toronto-based group Nagata Shachu will be performing at the UM-Flint Theatre. This group has toured worldwide, with performances in their native Canada, the United States, and Italy. According to the UM-Flint History Department: “While rooted in the folk drumming traditions of Japan, this ensemble’s principal aim is to rejuvenate this ancient […]

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Anthropology Students Participate in Archaeological Test Excavations

In April of 2014, Flint resident David Henry made an amazing discovery while using a metal detector on some property not far from the UM-Flint campus. He brought his find to the Archaeology & Biological Anthropology Laboratory at the UM-Flint for consultation. He met with Dr. Beverly Smith, Associate Professor and Honors Advisor of Anthropology, […]

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Family Math Night 2014

The Mathematics Department of the University of Michigan-Flint is hosting a Family Math Night on Thursday, November 6th, in the University Center Michigan Rooms at the University of Michigan – Flint.  The fun begins at 6:00 pm and lasts until 8:00 pm. Family Math Night is an opportunity for children and their parents to have fun together […]

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Mathematics Student Recognized at 2014 MATHfest

Congratulations to Mathematics student Matthew Allen Sutter for receiving one of 16 Outstanding Presentation Awards by undergraduates at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) MathFest meeting this August in Portland, Oregon. According to Mathematics professor Dr. Ricardo Alfaro, “These were selected amongst 98 undergraduate presentations featuring 146 presenters at the annual meeting. His paper, coauthored with John […]

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UM-Flint Philosophy Students, Professors Host International Conference on Free Will

The Philosophy Department of UM-Flint is partnering with the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience (IINN) to present a professional conference by the Center for Cognition and Neuroethics (CCN). The interdisciplinary conference, focusing on Free Will, will be held October 10th and 11th at the IINN in Flint, MI. Presentations will be made by over […]

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Philosophy Department Announces Lecture Series

The Philosophy Department of UM-Flint has announced the first event in its Visiting Lecture Series. On Thursday, October 16th, Dr. Hilde Lindemann, member of the Philosophy Department at Michigan State University, will present her lecture “Struggling to Catch Up: Families, Identities, and Narrative Care.” Families perform many morally valuable functions for their own members, not the […]

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Welcome to Dr. Matthew Fhaner, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry!

Name: Matthew Fhaner Title: Assistant Professor Department: Chemistry and Biochemistry Classes I’m teaching: CHM 366: Analytical Chemistry and CHM 367: Analytical Chemistry Laboratory Professional Interests/Activities: Chemistry outreach Research Interests: Food Chemistry (edible oil decomposition), Material Science (characteriation of surface chemistry), Neurosignaling (electrochemical monitoring of neurotransmitter release) Dr. Fhaner recently spent 10 months in a post-doctoral position […]

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UM-Flint Music Student’s Band Signed by Shorebird

UM-Flint music student Taylor VonBrockdorff is a prolific performer who, in addition to his school studies, has recorded on several albums in the past year and played in different music groups around the state. He has also one of four members in the band Building Birds, an alternative rock group started in the spring of 2014 […]

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