Archive | December, 2014

Dr. Susan Gano-Phillips Appointed as Associate Dean of CAS

On December 18th, 2014, the Regents of UM-Flint approved Dr. Susan Gano-Phillips as Associate Dean of the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences. Her appointment is retroactively effective December 1, 2014, and extends through June 30, 2018. Professor Gano-Phillips received her B.S. degree from the University of Michigan in 1988, and her M.A. degree and […]

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Saying Goodbye to Dr. Eric Freedman of Psychology

The University of Michigan-Flint College of Arts & Sciences would like to extend deepest condolences and best wishes to the family of Dr. Eric Gordon Freedman. Dr. Freedman, a longtime member of our Psychology Department, passed away on December 10th. He was a beloved faculty member, touching the lives of thousands of students over his […]

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Four From CAS to be Honored at Retirement Reception

After years of dedication and service to the University of Michigan-Flint, four members of the College of Arts and Sciences were recognized by Chancellor Borrego at a Retirement Reception on December 8th. Our CAS retirees are: • Dr. Thomas Foster of the English Department • Dr. Richard Hill-Rowley of the Earth & Resource Science Department • Ann […]

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COM 399 Students Present “The Passion of the City” on December 8th

Students of Dr. Danielle De La Mare’s COM 399 class have been exploring the topic of Communication, Culture, & Place this semester. As a culminating event, on December 8th, 2014, from 5:30-8:15pm, the students will present “Passion of the City” in UM-Flint’s KIVA. Throughout their semester, the class mission has been to explore “how place is […]

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WEC Critical Difference Grant Makes a Real Impact on Students’ Lives

We could all use a little help sometimes. The Women’s Education Center at the University of Michigan-Flint uses the Critical Difference Grant to help at risk students stay in school by solving small problems that could otherwise have a huge impact. Their intervention often helps deter students from dropping out of school. On the University […]

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UM-Flint Faculty Members Awarded Research Grants

Congratulations to the following faculty, who were recently awarded grants from the Research and Creative Activity Committee: • Jessica Kelts, Assistant Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry, received $10,975 for her project The Effect of Media Changes and Cell Washing on Cellular Glutathione Content and Potency of Cytotoxic Compounds. • Mark Allison, Associate Professor of Computer Science, received $14,487 for […]

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Welcome to Dr. Jeremiah Olson, Assistant Professor of Political Science!

Name: Dr. Jeremiah Olson Title: Assistant Professor Department: Political Science Classes I’m teaching: Political Environment of Public Administration, Administrative Organizations and Behavior Professional Interests/Activities: American Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association Research Interests: Criminal Justice Policy, Prisons, Race and Ethnicity, Mental Health Care, Organizational Theory, Drug Policy Degree(s)/Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Kentucky, Masters […]

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