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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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Archway Project Blog Launched

From Donna Ullrich, faculty member of the Communications Department of UM-Flint: “Everybody has a story to tell… …are you ready to tell yours?” The Archway Blog Launches To Showcase Area Young Filmmakers And Artists The University of Michigan-Flint’s Communication and Visual Arts Department is seeking young filmmakers and artists to contribute to its new Archway Blog, which […]

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Hope is a Good Thing – UM-Flint Student Art Exhibition

University of Michigan-Flint students, staff, and faculty (and all members of the local community) are invited to an exhibition and reception hosted and curated by students of ARH 111: History of Ancient to Medieval Art. This is the second annual UM-Flint exhibition supporting artists from the Thumb Correctional Facility in Lapeer, MI. These artists worked with UM-Flint […]

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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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UM-Flint Alumni, Student, Professor Publish Book on Michigan’s Civil War History

Two University of Michigan-Flint alumni, one student, and a faculty member are among the members of the iMichigan Productions (iMP) team that has independently published The American Civil War Years: The Michigan Experience (The Reenactors’ Telling). UM-Flint’s representatives on the team are distinguished alumnus Michael J. Thorp, Flint author and broadcaster; multiple UM-Flint degree-earning alumnus Rodney […]

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UM-Flint Faculty Member Receives $5,000 Grant for Media Project

Congratulations to Donna Ullrich from the Communications and Visual Arts Department of UM-Flint, who was recently awarded $5,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint for her Flint Youth Media Project blog! The goals of the project are two-fold: First, to reach and engage Genesee area youth interested in media arts by launching a youth […]

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UM-Flint Student Receives Grant for Theatre-Based Workshops with Area Youth

This spring, UM-Flint student Ella Thorp, a Criminal Justice major and Women & Gender Studies minor, received a New Leaders grant from the Michigan Council on Arts and Cultural Affairs to develop and implement gender-based theatre workshops for young women detained at Genesee County’s youth detention facility (GVRC). These workshops are part of the Buckham/GVRC […]

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