Dalton Sink is Advancing his Aquatic Biology Career With the MS in Biology

After earning his bachelor’s in Biology from UM-Flint, Dalton Sink accepted a position as an environmental biologist at the Holly-based company Aqua-Weed, where he conducts water quality testing and lake consulting. In particular, he is concerned with the development of safe—and effective—plant control methods. To take his work to the next level, Sink continued his […]

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Jessica Kitchner Took Her Life in a New Direction With the Master of Public Administration

Jessica Kitchner is passionate about English literacy. She spent years teaching English in Japan and Russia, before working with immigrant and refugee families with the Genesee Intermediate School District. She was making a difference, but her bachelor’s degree in political science meant she lacked the formal credentials to be a teacher in Michigan. Jessica knew […]

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CAS Faculty Had a Great 2018-19

Professors in the College of Arts & Sciences made the 2018-19 academic year great for our students, campus, and community. Whether it is teaching, research, or collaboration across departments and campuses, it seems like our faculty can do it all. The following are just a few of the accolades our teacher-scholars have received for their […]

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4 Pieces To Listen For During the Department of Music’s Upcoming Concerts

Looking for some live music to help you celebrate the beginning of spring? The UM-Flint Department of Music has four performances coming soon that offer a variety of styles, messages, and musical origins. Read (and listen) on to see what concerts fit your interest! Sunday, April 7“Turn the World Around” Vocal Arts Concert The University Chorale […]

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5 Facts About the Computer Science & Information Systems D.A.T.A. Poster Competition

Students will compete for $1800 in prizes during the first annual D.A.T.A. (Data, Algorithms, & Technology Advances) Poster Competition on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor MSB Breezeway. Hosted by Computer Science & Information Systems, this poster competition is open to all CS/CIS undergraduate and graduate students, […]

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UM-Flint, Kettering come together to discuss placemaking

Placemaking: The process of creating quality places that people want to live, work, play, and learn in. On February 25, 2019, the University of Michigan – Flint and Kettering University discussed the role of universities in this process. LLE 2.0: The Power of People and Place is the latest installment in a series of community talks […]

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UM-Flint Chemistry Prepared Jared Arnold for Professional Life

As a freshman at the University of Michigan-Flint, Jared Arnold (’14, Biochemistry) wasn’t sure of the path he would take. He did know, however, that he was ready to work after earning his degree. Graduate school could come after gaining professional experience. The common thread throughout his exploration—in engineering and nursing, among other majors—was the […]

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CAS Alumni Spotlight: Marissa Pierce

UM-Flint alumna and Flint resident Marissa Pierce graduated in 2003 with a BA in Communication Studies and a minor in Africana Studies; she later returned to earn her MA in English Language and Literature, graduating in 2009. Currently, Pierce is the Public & Community Relations Coordinator for the Flint Institute of Arts and a part-time English […]

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UM-Flint Math class partners with DDA for survey on downtown Flint

Laura McLeman, associate professor of UM-Flint Mathematics, is taking an interactive approach to her Introduction to Statistics course (MTH 272) by incorporating a special class project: her students  are working with Flint’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) to create and circulate a survey that will help them better understand users’ interactions in downtown Flint. The statistics […]

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Soloist selected for UM-Flint Music’s winter wind symphony concert

Kimberly Stewart, a freshman majoring in Music Performance, will be the featured soloist at UM-Flint Music‘s winter Wind Symphony concert. Dr. Christopher Heidenreich, department chair, noted the difficulty of selection, her musicianship, and high level of preparation as reasons she was selected for the soloist position. “Kimberly was selected from among eight other outstanding performances,” […]

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