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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 is a “High Secure” 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 […]

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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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Resources every CAS student should know about

It’s time to get back into the routine of attending classes, writing papers, running your student organization, and countless other tasks that come with the fall semester. Luckily, you don’t have to go it alone. As a student in the College of Arts & Sciences, you have plenty of resources to help you have a […]

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Research opportunities as an undergrad? Hana Fantin and Dr. Duriancik.

Are you getting enough Vitamin A in your diet? Most Americans are not Vitamin A deficient overall, but Assistant Professor of Biology David Duriancik and students like senior Hana Fantin are exploring how the aging process may affect Vitamin A levels in important immune cells across the human body. Hana spent her summer as a […]

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English Prof Kazuko Hiramatsu earns NSF grant to study teaching methods in linguistics

For Associate Professor Kazuko Hiramatsu, it isn’t enough to be an expert in her chosen field of linguistics. She seeks to constantly improve her teaching methods, and wants to help fellow linguistics professors become better educators as well. A grant from the National Science Foundation will help her to create a community of like-minded scholars […]

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Ashley McCloskey went from a dance undergraduate to a fundraising professional with the MA in Arts Administration.

Ashley McCloskey was in the final year of her undergraduate dance program when a summer residency in New York City helped her decide that pursuing dance as a career wasn’t the right path for her future.   As she finished her bachelor’s degree, Ashley’s professors pointed her in the direction of arts administration, a field […]

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Notes from the Dean: Summer 2019

Hello, Alumni and Friends of CAS! I hope you are having a wonderful summer! The College has remained a hub of activity this season, with preview days for prospective students, orientation for new students, building renovations and projects underway, and ongoing coursework, internships and research experiences across our many departments and programs. In late June […]

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Three Things Michelle Wieland Values About Her Experience with the MA in Liberal Studies

In Fall 2018, Michelle Wieland earned her MA in Liberal Studies from the University of Michigan Flint. A resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Michelle was looking for a liberal studies program that could help her explore and understand the society in which we live. In her thesis, Michelle provides an analysis of disparities present in […]

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