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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Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Birchok of UM-Flint Anthropology

Daniel Birchok, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of anthropology. Read below to learn more about him and the field of anthropology, or join him in one of his Winter 2017 classes: ANT 100 – Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (held TR, 9:30am-10:45am) ANT 295 – […]

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Pursuing Passion: Stephanie Dean, UM-Flint Theatre

In the University of Michigan Flint’s College of Arts and Sciences, faculty, staff, and students combine their passions with academic excellence as they participate in coursework, research, and creative pursuits. We are proud to spotlight some of these individuals in our new series: Pursuing Passion. A Rock Musical with Feeling Assistant Professor Stephanie Dean is the […]

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UM-Flint Political Science Explores Voter Rights

Why does voting in an election matter? What does it mean to have the right to vote? How does the United States Constitution affect the rights of voters? The UM-Flint Political Science Department held a discussion to answer these questions and more as part of their annual recognition of Constitution Day. Faculty, staff, and students gathered for “Voting Rights […]

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