UM-Flint Math Students Compete in Year’s First Competition

On Saturday, November 1st, students from the UM-Flint Mathematics Department will gather on campus to compete in the Michigan Autumn Take Home (or M.A.T.H.) Challenge. Over 83 teams from 25-30 undergraduate universities and colleges in numerous states participate in the annual event. The competition, in its 20th year, is organized by Alma College. According to Mathematics […]

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Get to Know Dr. Charles B. Thomas, Jr., Assoc. Professor of Sociology!

 Name: Charles B. Thomas, Jr. Title: Associate Professor of Sociology Department: Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice Classes I’m teaching: Race and Ethnic Relations (AFA-SOC-270); Social Psychology (SOC-220); Black Families (AFA-SOC-WGS-359) Professional Interests/Activities: I’ve served as a former vice president of the Michigan Sociological Association, and have served on its board. I’ve served as a reviewer for professional journals […]

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UM-Flint Wind Symphony Begins ‘Horns in the Attic’

Contact: Chris Heidenreich, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Michigan-Flint (810) 424-5315 or heidenr@umflint.edu The University of Michigan – Flint Wind Symphony is sponsoring a community service project seeking gently used wind instruments for use in two Flint area schools. The project is titled “Horns in the Attic,” and the band members are seeking to help […]

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Writing Center Spirit Week at UM-Flint

The Marian E. Wright Writing Center presents WRITING SPIRIT WEEK – October 20th-23rd! Throughout this week, the staff members of the Marian E. Wright Writing Center will be celebrating the joy of writing with fun activities and challenges, both in the Center and around campus. The Writing Center is located on the 3rd floor of the Library – the […]

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Dr. Kenneth Waltzer to Present Public Lecture

The departments of Political Science and Africana Studies, with the support of the Office of the CAS Dean, presents “The Turn Towards Testimony and What Can Be Learned in Holocaust Studies,” a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Waltzer. The lecture will be held Wednesday, November 12th, from 5:30-7:30pm in French Hall 111. This lecture is free […]

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Welcome to Seung-Jin Lee, Asst. Professor in ERS and CSEP!

Name: Seung-Jin Lee Title: Assistant Professor in Sustainability and Mechanical Engineering Departments: ERS/CSEP  Classes I’m teaching: GEO 380 (Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development) GEO 491 (Sustainable Systems Seminar) EGR/POL 235 (Global Energy) Professional Interests/Activities: • My previous position was as a postdoctoral fellow at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Risk Management Research Laboratory in Cincinnati, […]

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Social Studies Teachers’ Night at UM-Flint

Earth and Resource Science professor Dr. Victoria Morckel, along with her EDS 343 students, will host UM-Flint’s Second Annual Social Studies Teachers’ Night on October 22nd, from 4pm-6:45pm. Four teachers from area schools will be on campus to participate in this two-part event. In the first portion, the teachers will each present a lesson of […]

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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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