Archive | July, 2014

UM-Flint Students Play Mariachi

This spring, UM-Flint Music Department Chair Brian DiBlassio, presented a unique opportunity to some of his students: to expand their repertoires by learning to play mariachi music. The offer arose out of a need for music to complement the existing dance programs of El Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil, a local non-profit group focused on teaching traditional […]

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UM-Flint Student Receives Grant for Theatre-Based Workshops with Area Youth

This spring, UM-Flint student Ella Thorp, a Criminal Justice major and Women & Gender Studies minor, received a New Leaders grant from the Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs to develop and implement gender-based theatre workshops for young women detained at Genesee County’s youth detention facility (GVRC). These workshops are part of the Buckham/GVRC […]

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UM-Flint’s STEM-Focused Community Club for Girls NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The University of Michigan-Flint, in partnership with Longway Planetarium and Kettering University, is excited to announce the Curiosity Academy: a STEM-focused community club for girls. The program will begin its first year in fall of 2014 and will be open to 7th and 8th grade girls living in Genesee County. Space is available for 20-30 […]

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Flint Mayor to Teach Political Science Course

The Political Science department of UM-Flint’s College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that a new, but very familiar, face will be seen around campus starting with the fall semester. Flint’s Mayor, Dayne Walling, will be the instructor for POL 324: Seminar in Applied Politics – Institutional & Leadership Practices. Mayor Walling comes […]

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UM-Flint Students Travel to California for Biology Conference

This spring, students from the Molecular Biology Club traveled to California for a conference. Here they tell about the trip in their own words: Rebecca Farr Nine Molecular Biology Club members (all students, no faculty) flew to San Diego, California to attend the Experimental Biology Conference (April 26-30), during which the top researchers in the fields of […]

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