Archive | August, 2014

UM-Flint Alumni, Student, Professor Publish Book on Michigan’s Civil War History

Two University of Michigan-Flint alumni, one student, and a faculty member are among the members of the iMichigan Productions (iMP) team that has independently published The American Civil War Years: The Michigan Experience (The Reenactors’ Telling). UM-Flint’s representatives on the team are distinguished alumnus Michael J. Thorp, Flint author and broadcaster; multiple UM-Flint degree-earning alumnus Rodney […]

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English Students Publish Class Book

Students in English classes can expect to produce a lot of material by the end of a semester. But recent students of ENG 317 with Dr. Mary Jo Kietzman produced something even greater than the usual papers and research. They created a book. Entitled Authors to Ourselves, the book is a compilation of student essays […]

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New ERS Program: City and Regional Planning Minor

New Program: This fall, the Earth & Resource Science department will begin offering a minor in City and Regional Planning (also known as “urban planning”). Planners often work with the public to identify goals and make positive change happen in communities. This minor is ideal for anyone interested in creating healthy, efficient, and sustainable places […]

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UM-Flint Faculty Member Receives $5,000 Grant for Media Project

Congratulations to Donna Ullrich from the Communications and Visual Arts Department of UM-Flint, who was recently awarded $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint for her Flint Youth Media Project blog! The goals of the project are two-fold: First, to reach and engage Genesee area youth interested in media arts by launching a youth […]

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UM-Flint Faculty & Students Join FYT in “Alice In Wonderland”

A substantial number of UM-Flint faculty members and students will be working professionally on a production of Alice in Wonderland at the Flint Youth Theatre, opening August 8th: William Irwin (UM-Flint Theatre Professor & Chair) is playing the Mad Hatter and the White Knight. Jessica Wilkowski (BS Design & Technology) is the Scenic Paint Charge. Adam Dill (UMF Theatre Costume Shop Manager & Lecturer) […]

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New 15-Credit WGS Certificate at UM-Flint

Beginning in Fall 2014, UM-Flint will be offering a 15-credit certification to demonstrate proficiency in Women’s and Gender Studies. Students often report that they would like to complete the 21-credit WGS minor and that they have only two or three additional courses left to take, but that they simply do not have the time as […]

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