Archive | October, 2014

History and Music Students Find New Knowledge with Nagata Shachu

 On Friday, October 10th, the Toronto-based group Nagata Shachu will be performing at the UM-Flint Theatre. This group has toured worldwide, with performances in their native Canada, the United States, and Italy. According to the UM-Flint History Department: “While rooted in the folk drumming traditions of Japan, this ensemble’s principal aim is to rejuvenate this ancient […]

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Anthropology Students Participate in Archaeological Test Excavations

In April of 2014, Flint resident David Henry made an amazing discovery while using a metal detector on some property not far from the UM-Flint campus. He brought his find to the Archaeology & Biological Anthropology Laboratory at the UM-Flint for consultation. He met with Dr. Beverly Smith, Associate Professor and Honors Advisor of Anthropology, […]

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Family Math Night 2014

The Mathematics Department of the University of Michigan-Flint is hosting a Family Math Night on Thursday, November 6th, in the University Center Michigan Rooms at the University of Michigan – Flint.  The fun begins at 6:00 pm and lasts until 8:00 pm. Family Math Night is an opportunity for children and their parents to have fun together […]

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Mathematics Student Recognized at 2014 MATHfest

Congratulations to Mathematics student Matthew Allen Sutter for receiving one of 16 Outstanding Presentation Awards by undergraduates at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) MathFest meeting this August in Portland, Oregon. According to Mathematics professor Dr. Ricardo Alfaro, “These were selected amongst 98 undergraduate presentations featuring 146 presenters at the annual meeting. His paper, coauthored with John […]

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UM-Flint Philosophy Students, Professors Host International Conference on Free Will

The Philosophy Department of UM-Flint is partnering with the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience (IINN) to present a professional conference by the Center for Cognition and Neuroethics (CCN). The interdisciplinary conference, focusing on Free Will, will be held October 10th and 11th at the IINN in Flint, MI. Presentations will be made by over […]

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Philosophy Department Announces Lecture Series

The Philosophy Department of UM-Flint has announced the first event in its Visiting Lecture Series. On Thursday, October 16th, Dr. Hilde Lindemann, member of the Philosophy Department at Michigan State University, will present her lecture “Struggling to Catch Up: Families, Identities, and Narrative Care.” Families perform many morally valuable functions for their own members, not the […]

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