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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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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 Brian Schrader, Lecturer of Communication and Director of Debate at UM-Flint

Name: Brian Schrader Title: Lecturer and Director of Debate Department: Communication Studies Classes I teach: Public Speaking, Advanced Public Speaking, and Argumentation & Debate. Research or Specific Areas of Interest: I study argumentation theory and sports communication. Degree(s)/Education: MA in Communication (Rhetoric and Communication Ethics) Doctoral Candidate in Communication How I fell in love with my field: […]

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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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Dr. Traci Currie is the 2015-16 Collegiate Lecturer at UM-Flint

Per a communication from Barbara Dixon, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan-Flint: 2015-16 Collegiate Lecturer Announced Consistent with the LEO collective bargaining agreement, criteria for the Collegiate Lecturer Award includes status as a Lecturer II or IV, ten years of service, and successful completion of two major reviews.  […]

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UM Regents Announce New Appointments for Promotion and Tenure

On Thursday, May 21st, the Regents of the University of Michigan approved recommendations for new appointments and promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, with tenure and/or promotion of faculty on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The CAS promotions are presented below in alphabetical order. Dauda Abubakar, associate professor of Africana studies, […]

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Advising on Secondary TCP Changes: March 30-April 2

The Secondary Teacher Certificate Program at UM-Flint is undergoing changes that will be effective in Fall 2015. The new model will better prepare our students to be high school teachers. All who are currently enrolled in a Secondary Teacher Certificate Program or considering teaching high school students should attend one of four upcoming advising sessions:  • Monday, […]

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COM 399 Students Present “The Passion of the City” on December 8th

Students of Dr. Danielle De La Mare’s COM 399 class have been exploring the topic of Communication, Culture, & Place this semester. As a culminating event, on December 8th, 2014, from 5:30-8:15pm, the students will present “Passion of the City” in UM-Flint’s KIVA. Throughout their semester, the class mission has been to explore “how place is […]

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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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UM-Flint Debate Team Wins Third Tournament

Per Dr. Marcus Paroske, Assoc. Professor & Department Chair of Communications & Visual Arts: Members of the UM-Flint Debate team travelled this past weekend to Louisiana Tech University for a tournament. The team may have brought the cold with them to the South (temperatures were hovering around freezing), but they brought back to Flint the […]

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