Professor Chris Pearson Named Interim Associate Dean of CAS

Per an announcement made by Susan Gano Phillips, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences:  I am delighted to announce that Chris Pearson will serve as an Interim Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences effective August 10, 2015, pending Board of Regents approval.  Chris is an experimental physicist who received his B.A. […]

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Susan Gano-Phillips Appointed Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

This information re-posted from an email sent by Doug Knerr, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs: I’m delighted to announce that Susan Gano-Phillips has accepted the appointment to serve as Interim Dean of theCollege of Arts and Sciences.  This appointment is pending Board of Regents approval. Professor Gano-Phillips received her B.S. from the University of Michigan, her M.A. and Ph.D. […]

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Get to Know BIO Alum Derrick Townsend

Your name, major, and year of graduation: Derrick Townsend, Biology 1996 What are you doing now? I am currently a Quality Ingredient Manager for The Kellogg Company. I manage a portfolio of ingredients including vitamins, spices and seasonings, and sweeteners by assuring the materials we purchase are safe and meet the needs of our food […]

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Philosophy Alums Find Success in Grad School; Reflect on Time at UM-Flint

UM-Flint Philosophy alums have a long history of finding success in their academic and career fields. Douglas Grattan and Thomas Mann, two recent graduates, are no exception as they have both been accepted into teaching assistantships with full tuition waivers and annual stipends as they pursue their graduate degrees at separate institutions. Douglas Grattan (2014) will […]

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UM-Flint’s ART 366 Students Create Murals for the Flint Community

Students of Associate Professor Michael Sevick’s ART 366 class learn about the history and techniques of mural painting and then undertake one or two projects that will be featured in the Flint community. The students work with their “clients” to establish themes, present designs, and select a final direction for the project before they being […]

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UM-Flint Helps Support Performing Arts Workshop for Area Youth

The Shop Floor Theatre Company (SFTC) takes up a small space on the Northbank Center’s second floor, yet it is making a huge impact on the lives of youth in Genesee and surrounding counties. The non-profit organization, affiliated with UM-Flint and led by Theatre faculty member Kendrick Jones, has a mission of “using the arts to […]

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Dr. Traci Currie is the 2015-16 Collegiate Lecturer at UM-Flint

Per a communication from Barbara Dixon, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan-Flint: 2015-16 Collegiate Lecturer Announced Consistent with the LEO collective bargaining agreement, criteria for the Collegiate Lecturer Award includes status as a Lecturer II or IV, ten years of service, and successful completion of two major reviews.  […]

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Q & A with Professor Albert Price, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

Professor Albert Price has been a part of the University of Michigan-Flint for the past 35 years. In that time he’s served as Professor and Chair in Political Science, Director of the Masters of Public Administration Program, Pre-Law Advisor, and as Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS). His research, teaching, and service […]

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Summer 2015 Theatre & Dance Positions

Each year as the winter semester draws to a close, the halls of UM-Flint get quiet. The majority of our students are off campus–some spending a summer at home, others are working, some are doing internships or spending time abroad for study. The students and faculty of the Theatre and Dance Department are hard at work […]

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Get to Know Suzanne Shivnen of Political Science and Economics!

Name: Suzanne Shivnen Title: Administrative Assistant Intermediate Department(s): Economics and Political Science Degree(s), Education, or Certification(s): Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University, 1986 Major: Marketing Minor: General Business and Communications Professional or Personal Volunteer Activities: Staff Council member from 2012-2014 Awards or Recognitions Received (UM-Flint or Community): • Margaret Rogers Award • Staff […]

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