UM-Flint Chemistry Professor Explores Space, Time Travel

“The year is 2112 and scientists are predicting that in twenty years or so an ice age will develop, that will, in all probability, be an extinction-level event…” So begins the summation of Saving the Human Race, a science-fiction novel about six time traveling scientists and their efforts to save humans from a dying Earth. The book was written by […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Todd Butler, PhD

Todd M. Butler, PhD – Honors Physics, 2010 What are you doing now? Following my tenure at UM-flint, I completed my M.S. and PhD degrees in metallurgical engineering at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. I am currently employed by UES, Inc. and work at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base […]

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Phenom Fire 2016 at UM-Flint

On Friday, June 24, 2016, the University of Michigan-Flint will host Phenom Fire: A Talk About Feminism, Womanism, and Female Fusion. This symposium aims to be “intentional about cross cultural conversations. A dialogue about intersectionality.” The event will feature break out sessions, a lunch with performances, a panel discussion, and end with a finale performance […]

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Dennis Viele Named 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer

Per an announcement by Provost Douglas G. Knerr on Tuesday, June 21, 2016: Dennis Viele Named 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer I’m delighted to announce that the 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer Award recipient at the University of Michigan-Flint is Dennis Viele, Lecturer of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Requirements for the Collegiate Lecturer Award include ten years […]

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New TESOL Certificate Opens Doors to Work, Travel Abroad

The University of Michigan-Flint’s English Department has added a TESOL Certificate to its offerings. This 15-credit certificate for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages will allow students to qualify for teaching English in many countries, often without the requirement of additional teaching credentials. Says Emily Feuerherm, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, “The TESOL certificate is […]

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2016 Annual Student Art Exhibition

The Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) Gallery is currently filled with a wide variety of artwork created by UM-Flint students. The exhibit opened in May with a an awards ceremony and reception honoring the student artists. It will remain open until June 6. This annual exhibition gives UM-Flint students a chance to not only display and […]

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Lumber City Baseball Returns for 2016 Season

If you have a passion for baseball, then here is an invitation for summer fun in Flint. Lumber City Vintage Base Ball Club is ready to step to the plate for their fourth season. For the past few years, Flint’s historical baseball team has taken to field withover 30 teams all over Michigan. Each team […]

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ERS is Now the Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment

This spring the Regents of the University of Michigan approved a change in department name for UM-Flint’s Earth & Resource Science. Starting with the Fall 2016 semester, they will be known as the Department of Geography, Planning, and Environment (GPE). This change reflects the department’s focus on continuously serving students in relevant ways. ERS’ two […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Tiffany Williams

The roots grown in Flint, Michigan, are strong for our graduates. For one graduate, they were strong enough to draw her 2300 miles across the country, from Seattle, WA, to lend her voice in raising awareness of the water crisis and to support Flint residents. During the time of Democratic Presidential Debate, Tiffany Williams, a 2011 sociology […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Shane Emmons, Computer Science & Information Systems

Shane Emmons graduated from UM-Flint in 2004 with a BS and 2006 with an MS in Computer Science. After several years of success in his field, he wrote to his home department asking if there was a way to give back to the community that helped him accomplish so much. Dr. Michael Farmer, Department Chair of […]

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