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Shayne Mishler: MPA in Educational Administration Alumnus

Shayne Mishler earned his MPA in Educational Administration (WebPlus) in 2018. The program offers certified educators a path toward a School Administrator Certificate. Built with working professionals in mind, the program provides a flexible, part-time format (over two years, 36 credits) that blends online coursework with monthly classes on the UM-Flint campus the second Saturday […]

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Jason Leppelmeier: From Philosophy Undergrad to Data Engineer with the MS in Computer Science & Information Systems

Jason Leppelmeier only applied to one program when he was ready to earn his master’s degree—The MS in Computer Science & Information Systems at the University of Michigan-Flint. Two factors stood out to Jason when he was making a decision: He could to complete his coursework online or in-person, which was important since he often […]

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Art Students Create Pop-Up T-Shirt Business on MLK Ave.

During the Spring-Time Pop-Up Celebration on Flint’s Martin Luther King Avenue, students in the College of Arts & Sciences Art & Art History Department held a pop-up of their own. “The Change Machine,” a t-shirt screen printing storefront, was created by students in ART 379: Community Design Studio, directed by Associate Professor Benjamin Gaydos. “The […]

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Dalton Sink is Advancing his Aquatic Biology Career With the MS in Biology

After earning his bachelor’s in Biology from UM-Flint, Dalton Sink accepted a position as an environmental biologist at the Holly-based company Aqua-Weed, where he conducts water quality testing and lake consulting. In particular, he is concerned with the development of safe—and effective—plant control methods. To take his work to the next level, Sink continued his […]

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Jessica Kitchner Took Her Life in a New Direction With the Master of Public Administration

Jessica Kitchner is passionate about English literacy. She spent years teaching English in Japan and Russia, before working with immigrant and refugee families with the Genesee Intermediate School District. She was making a difference, but her bachelor’s degree in political science meant she lacked the formal credentials to be a teacher in Michigan. Jessica knew […]

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CAS Faculty Had a Great 2018-19

Professors in the College of Arts & Sciences made the 2018-19 academic year great for our students, campus, and community. Whether it is teaching, research, or collaboration across departments and campuses, it seems like our faculty can do it all. The following are just a few of the accolades our teacher-scholars have received for their […]

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4 Pieces To Listen For During the Department of Music’s Upcoming Concerts

Looking for some live music to help you celebrate the beginning of spring? The UM-Flint Department of Music has four performances coming soon that offer a variety of styles, messages, and musical origins. Read (and listen) on to see what concerts fit your interest! Sunday, April 7“Turn the World Around” Vocal Arts Concert The University Chorale […]

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5 Facts About the Computer Science & Information Systems D.A.T.A. Poster Competition

Students will compete for $1800 in prizes during the first annual D.A.T.A. (Data, Algorithms, & Technology Advances) Poster Competition on Friday, March 29, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor MSB Breezeway. Hosted by Computer Science & Information Systems, this poster competition is open to all CS/CIS undergraduate and graduate students, […]

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UM-Flint, Kettering come together to discuss placemaking

Placemaking: The process of creating quality places that people want to live, work, play, and learn in. On February 25, 2019, the University of Michigan – Flint and Kettering University discussed the role of universities in this process. LLE 2.0: The Power of People and Place is the latest installment in a series of community talks […]

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UM-Flint Chemistry Prepared Jared Arnold for Professional Life

As a freshman at the University of Michigan-Flint, Jared Arnold (’14, Biochemistry) wasn’t sure of the path he would take. He did know, however, that he was ready to work after earning his degree. Graduate school could come after gaining professional experience. The common thread throughout his exploration—in engineering and nursing, among other majors—was the […]

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