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Get to Know BIO Alum Derrick Townsend

Your name, major, and year of graduation: Derrick Townsend, Biology 1996 What are you doing now? I am currently a Quality Ingredient Manager for The Kellogg Company. I manage a portfolio of ingredients including vitamins, spices and seasonings, and sweeteners by assuring the materials we purchase are safe and meet the needs of our food […]

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Congratulations CAS Staff Award Winners!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, the UM-Flint Staff Council held their annual Staff Assembly Spring Meeting and Staff Recognition Awards Program. The College of Arts & Sciences was well represented! Lynn Barbee, Administrative Assistant in the Department of Mathematics and the Staff Council Recognition Coordinator, presented the 2015 Staff Recognition Award Recipients: Suzanne Shivnen, Administrative Assistant […]

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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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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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Giving BlueDay – Tuesday, December 2nd

On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014, the University of Michigan is asking you to turn Giving Tuesday into Giving BlueDay – a day of online giving to the funds of U of M, including UM-Flint. The College of Arts & Sciences is encouraging donors to pick a specific fund and the amount that is right for […]

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Biology Department to Host Cell-ebration, December 5th

On December 5, 2014, nearly 200 Biology students from a variety of courses will meet and present their works to one another at the department’s Cell-ebration. More experienced students from the BIO 326, 467, and 477 courses will be creating conference-type research posters and giving oral presentations, while DEEP program students from the Utica, Lapeer, and Livingston […]

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CAS and DEEP Programs

The dust is settling from the first rush of back-to-school. Among those who headed to the classroom after the Labor Day holiday were scores of students who attend classes at the Lapeer County ISD Education and Technology Center building in Attica, Mich. Some of these participate in the Dual Enrollment Education Partnerships, or DEEP program, […]

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CAS Welcomes Over 30 New Faculty for Fall Semester

The College of Arts and Sciences at UM-Flint started the Fall 2014 semester with over 30 new faculty members teaching in its classrooms. New faces will be seen in many departments including CSEP, English, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Resource Science, Psychology, Political Science, Anthropology, Theatre & Dance, and Foreign Language! Throughout the semester, CAS will […]

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UM-Flint Students Travel to California for Biology Conference

This spring, students from the Molecular Biology Club traveled to California for a conference. Here they tell about the trip in their own words: Rebecca Farr Nine Molecular Biology Club members (all students, no faculty) flew to San Diego, California to attend the Experimental Biology Conference (April 26-30), during which the top researchers in the fields of […]

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UM-Flint Biology Professor and Students Conduct Lamprey Research

UM-Flint’s Department of Biology professor Dr. Heather Dawson recently conducted research with students on the Great Lakes Sea Lamprey. This research has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. When asked about the value she finds in working with student researchers, Dr. Dawson said, “I have never conducted a research […]

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