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Faculty Spotlight: Rebecca Tonietto of UM-Flint Biology

Rebecca Tonietto, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2017 as an assistant professor in the Biology Department. Read below to learn more about Dr. Tonietto and her field of biology or join her in one of her upcoming classes: BIO 111: Organismal Biology BIO 327: Ecology Admitted students can register […]

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UM-Flint alumni return to discuss life as pharmacy students

Five College of Arts and Sciences alumni returned to the UM-Flint campus on November 7th to talk to current students about their lives in the University of Michigan pharmacy program—also known as PharmD. The returning alums were Lena Gayar (’16, biology), Devon Stonerock (’17, biochemistry), Derek Linskey (’17, biochemistry), Noah Leja (’14, chemistry), and Lauren […]

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High School Teachers Utilize UM-Flint Resources to Bring Science to Life

UM-Flint students experience hands-on learning, meaningful interactions with their faculty, and access to state-of-the-art equipment in their departments. They also make memories that stick with them for a lifetime and inspire them to come back to campus. Two UM-Flint alumni, Mandi Davis and Theresa Krejci (both teachers for the Byron Area Schools), recently returned to UM-Flint with their own students. They were hoping […]

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Dennis Viele Named 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer

Per an announcement by Provost Douglas G. Knerr on Tuesday, June 21, 2016: Dennis Viele Named 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer I’m delighted to announce that the 2016-17 Collegiate Lecturer Award recipient at the University of Michigan-Flint is Dennis Viele, Lecturer of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Requirements for the Collegiate Lecturer Award include ten years […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Asadullah Siddiqui, B.S. Biology, 2014

Name, field of study, & year of graduation: Asadullah Siddiqui, B.S. Biology, 2014 What is your current program and/or occupation? Please include graduation year. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2019 What classes at UM-Flint best prepared you for this career? Human Gross Anatomy with Dr. Morey was an […]

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CAS Recognizes December 2015 Graduates with Honors

On December 16, 2015, the College of Arts & Sciences at UM-Flint held a ceremony to recognize their students graduating with honors, including the CAS Maize & Blue Award winners. Dean Gano-Phillips opened the evening with a quote from Vince Lombardi, “Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through […]

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2015 Cell-ebration Winners Announced

On Friday, December 4, students from dual enrollment and university Biology courses presented research at the 2015 Cell-ebration: A Science Symposium. Their posters represented the work they had done over the Fall 2015 semester and were judged by various faculty members and university administrators. Jill Slater, faculty member of the Biology Department and organizer of the […]

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Giving Blueday – December 1, 2015

Impact students. Start a journey. Fund the future. On Giving Blueday, Tuesday, December 1, 2015, we are asking you to donate any amount you can to the departments or programs that mean something to you. Even $5 makes a difference if everyone gives! We also ask that you share the stories of our programs’ requests–so […]

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Meet Dr. David Duriancik, Assistant Professor of Biology

Name: David Duriancik Title: Assistant Professor Department: Biology Classes I teach: BIO 432/532 Mammalian Physiology Several laboratory courses as needed by the department Research or Specific Areas of Interest: The overarching theme of my laboratory is that nutrients and food have high impact and diverse functions in health and disease through modulation of immune function. […]

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CAS Faculty Welcomed and Honored at 2015 Convocation

On Monday, August 31, both new and seasoned faculty gathered together for two events: the Academic Affairs Convocation that welcomes new faculty and celebrates our award-winning, promoted, and long-serving faculty members, and the Thompson Center for Learning & Teaching‘s pre-convocation workshop titled “The Actual and the Possible: Cultivating Learning at UM-Flint.” The workshop featured sixteen faculty […]

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