Archive | October, 2019

Theatre Alumnus Stars in Broadway Tour of The Color Purple

Mon’Quez Deon Pippins, a 2003 graduate of the Department of Theatre & Dance, is appearing in the first national Broadway tour of The Color Purple, a musical revival of the 1982 novel. The production is coming to The Whiting in Flint on November 1-2. Tickets are available online. Before he took to stages across the […]

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Join us for AstroNite on Oct. 25!

Ever wanted to look through a telescope guided by a trained astrophysicist? How about conducting experiments with an infrared camera? Or seeing if you can beat your friends and family in paper airplane competitions? You can do all of that and more during AstroNite, a free event open to students and the community, hosted by […]

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UM-Flint Students Making a Difference with Incarcerated Kids

Genesee Valley Regional Center is a juvenile detention facility on Flint’s Pasadena Avenue. The kids housed there, aged 10-18, have a structured routine, like attending school every weekday and attending group meetings in the evening. Youth Arts: Unlocked provides a creative outlet for kids like those living in the GVRC. With a mission of “providing […]

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M.S. Computer Science Student Samantha Lang presents research at international conference

Samantha Lang is interested in human factors engineering—making sure that products and digital services work optimally for their target market. Imagine an ATM—they are simple and user-friendly so that nearly anyone can use them—which is ideal considering the product’s mass appeal. Samantha graduated with a UM-Flint bachelor’s in psychology in 2015, but she knew additional […]

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