Archive | June, 2014

New History Courses for Fall 2014

The History Department of UM-Flint is adding three new courses to their catalog offerings. Starting in Fall 2014, students can take “Post War Europe” and “France and the World”—both taught by Professor Chris Molnar—and “Gods of the City: Religion and the Urban Landscape” taught by Professor Thomas Henthorn. Post-War Europe will explore Europe’s struggles and […]

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UM-Flint Biology Professor and Students Conduct Lamprey Research

UM-Flint’s Department of Biology professor Dr. Heather Dawson recently conducted research with students on the Great Lakes Sea Lamprey. This research has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. When asked about the value she finds in working with student researchers, Dr. Dawson said, “I have never conducted a research […]

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Engineering Students Attend International Conference

On June 15-18, 2014, faculty members of the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences Mechanical Engineering Department attended the 121st American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition in Indianapolis, Indiana—and they took 15 students with them! The international conference was large, with around 5,000 attendees, and focused on all disciplines of engineering […]

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UM-Flint’s Psi Chi Receives Award

The Psi Chi Chapter at the University of Michigan-Flint received the Midwestern Regional Award from Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology. UM-Flint Psi Chi officers were awarded a plaque and a check for recognition of the chapter’s service work. According to students, the UM-Flint Psi Chi International Honor Society has maintained a three-year vision […]

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UM-Flint and Vintage Baseball

Faculty members, students, and alumni of UM-Flint join community members over the summer to make up the Lumber City Baseball Club–Flint’s vintage baseball team. Their goal is to “entertain audiences with authentic competition in a way that provides a meaningful connection with the sport, recreation, and history.” It’s also a lot of fun! Home games […]

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Criminal Justice Fall Internships

ATTENTION CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDENTS: Dr. Joan Mars is available in the month of June to meet with you about reserving space in CRJ 398: Special Topics in Criminal Justice – CRIMINAL JUSTICE INTERNSHIP. This class provides experiential learning for professional development. Internships allow students to maximize opportunities for knowledge acquisition, investigate the real world of criminal […]

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Mathematics Department Awards

Please join us in acknowledging some outstanding achievements by our Mathematics Department faculty: Dr. Kenneth Schilling – Received the Distinguished Teaching Award by the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America “Ken is recognized for his clear instruction, for engaging students in problem solving, for providing career preparation for students, for encouraging high school students […]

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