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History Internships Present Opportunity for Majors, Minors

The History Department has announced some exciting news: their internships are now open to History minors as well as majors! History interns have both the spring and summer semesters to record one hundred and fifty hours. When complete, they will receive course credit equivalent to a 3-credit hour 300-level elective. Best of all, a scholarship pays for the course credits […]

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2016 Visiting African Artist is Poet Niyi Osundare

The Visiting African/African Diaspora Artist Series is a partnership between the University of Michigan-Flint and the Flint Public Library, funded in part by the Ruth Mott Foundation. The Series brings authors, poets, playwrights, and journalists of African descent to Flint, Michigan. One purpose is to expose our university and communities to the complexity and richness of modern African […]

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UM-Flint’s First Full-Scale Opera, Hansel & Gretel, on Stage February 19 & 21, 2016

Dr. Joshua May of the UM-Flint Department of Music had a vision of bringing opera to his students and the Flint community. He began with small, portable productions of The Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk, performing at area schools and the Flint Farmers’ Market. Now he has moved on to a full-scale production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s nineteenth […]

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Meet Amanda Taylor of UM-Flint Psychology

Name: Amanda Taylor, M.S. Title: Lecturer III Department: Psychology Classes I teach: PSY 100 – Principles of Psychology PSY 309 – Abnormal Psychology PSY 323 – Advanced Research and Writing in Psychology PSY 336 – Psychology of Personality PSY 351 – Techniques of Behavioral Change PSY 352 – Introduction to Clinical Psychology Professional Interests, Activities, […]

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CAS Staff Spotlight: Gale Glover

Name: Gale Glover Title: Administrative Assistant Department(s): Communication and Visual Arts Degree(s), Education, or Certification(s): • Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Africana Studies • Masters in Public Administration • Current student in the Post-Masters Education Specialist Program Professional or Personal Volunteer Activities: • Metro Community Development – Project Homeless • Art 4 […]

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Africana Studies and Theatre Enrich Actor’s Role in The Call

Kenyatta Brown is a senior majoring in Africana Studies and minoring in Theatre. He is playing the role of Alemu, an immigrant from western Africa, in the upcoming UM-Flint production of The Call by Tanya Barfield. Thanks to his courses in Africana Studies, Kenyatta was able to bring unique insight to the role. His own […]

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Meet Dr. Matthew Spradling, Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Name: Matthew Spradling Title: Assistant Professor Department: CSEP – Computer Science & Information Systems Classes I teach: CSC 381 – Introduction to Theory of Computation CSC 575 – Algorithm and Complexity Analysis At the University of Kentucky: Introduction to Computer Science Other interests include: Game theory, social networks, and computer science ethics. Professional Interests, Activities, […]

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Chazz Irwin, Theatre Major, Wins Recognition for Original Play

Theatre major Chazz Irwin recently traveled with members of his department to the Kennedy Center American College Region III Theatre Festival in Milwaukee, WI. Attendees of the festival can compete in various categories, focusing on work both on and off the stage. Irwin’s original one-act play is a finalist for the Region 3 John Cauble Short Play Award and […]

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Shelby Newport Wins Innovative Teaching Award; Shares Methods with Campus

Shelby Newport–Chair, Associate Professor, and Resident Costume Designer for the UM-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance–is the recipient of this year’s Region III Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Innovative Teaching Award, presented at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Milwaukee, WI. The award recognizes Newport’s use of social media in her courses. […]

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Meet Krysten Lindsay Hager – 2001 English & 2007 MALS Alumna

Krysten Lindsay Hager (Weller) 2001 BA in English and 2007 Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies What are you doing now and how did you get there? I am the author of the Landry’s True Colors Series, a clean reads YA series and also the new ​Star Series. My current titles are True Colors, Next Door to […]

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