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UM-Flint Community Helps Create, Publish New Book on Art and the Flint Water Crisis

Gale Glover, a staff member in the departments of Art & Art History and Communication Studies, is a UM-Flint alumna, entrepreneur, and passionate Flint community member. She’s also part of a large group of university and community members who created and published a new book — Artists Treading Water: Defining the Flint Water Crisis Through Art. […]

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Presidential Visit Sparks UM-Flint Conversations

Former President Bill Clinton will visited the University of Michigan-Flint campus in early October, bringing another opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to witness this year’s presidential election up close. Clinton’s visit came one week before Michigan’s Oct. 11 deadline to register to vote. Clinton spoke on behalf of his wife, Hillary Clinton, and her presidential […]

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UM-Flint Communication Students Unite for Charity Blitz

Assistant Professor of Communication, Christopher Kowal, jumped right in to his first semester at UM-Flint. He came up with a creative project for students in his advertising class, splitting students into five groups and then challenging each to raise $150 for a charity of their collective choice. He noted that the assignment was meant to “challenge the […]

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Women of STEM: Bev Smith

The College of Arts & Sciences at UM-Flint is proud to recognize some of the exceptional women of its STEM disciplines. As leaders, mentors, and educators, these women bring passion and talent to students in classrooms and the world of science, technology, engineering, and math. Unearthing a Passion When Dr. Beverley Smith, archaeologist and associate professor of anthropology in […]

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Women of STEM: Samantha Grathoff

The College of Arts & Sciences at UM-Flint is proud to recognize some of the exceptional women of our STEM disciplines. As leaders, mentors, and educators, these women bring passion and talent to our students, classrooms, and the world of science, technology, engineering, and math. A Leader in the Curiosity Academy Samantha Grathoff is a lab coordinator, community […]

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Phenom Fire 2016 at UM-Flint

On Friday, June 24, 2016, the University of Michigan-Flint will host Phenom Fire: A Talk About Feminism, Womanism, and Female Fusion. This symposium aims to be “intentional about cross cultural conversations. A dialogue about intersectionality.” The event will feature break out sessions, a lunch with performances, a panel discussion, and end with a finale performance […]

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2016 Annual Student Art Exhibition

The Greater Flint Arts Council (GFAC) Gallery is currently filled with a wide variety of artwork created by UM-Flint students. The exhibit opened in May with a an awards ceremony and reception honoring the student artists. It will remain open until June 6. This annual exhibition gives UM-Flint students a chance to not only display and […]

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UM-Flint’s 2016 Engineering Design Day

Each year, graduating UM-Flint Engineering students design, fabricate, and present Senior Design Projects as a culmination of all they have learned. This year they were able to present their work to the campus during Engineering Design Day and also to their Industrial Advisory Board later the same week. To decide on projects, each student in the capstone course presents […]

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Opera Outreach Brings “Jack and the Beanstalk” to Area Schools

The UM-Flint Department of Music is continuing its traveling opera outreach this spring. After the successful productions of The Three Little Pigs and Hansel and Gretel, the department has moved on to John Davies’ Jack and the Beanstalk. The 40-minute opera, set to the music of Gilbert and Sullivan, is fully staged and costumed. Both student performers and […]

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UM-Flint Communication Student Invited to White House

A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT “I always knew a Communication major from UM-Flint would make it to the White House. I didn’t think it would happen before they graduated though!” said department chair Marcus Paroske. His student, junior Tajhae Barr, was invited by the White House to attend the annual Women’s History Month reception in Washington, D.C. […]

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