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Meet Emma Davis: Dancer, Choreographer, Educator

Emma Davis is a Dance Instructor at UM-Flint and one of the choreographers whose work will be presented at the upcoming Spring Dance Concert inspired by “The Written Word.” One piece, “We Are,” is inspired by poetry written by detained youth in Genesee County. Another, which includes both ballet and hip hop elements, is inspired by the […]

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UM-Flint Alum Hosts Science Fiction Conference

In late March, academics from around the world gathered at the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience in Flint, Michigan, for a conference on “The Work of Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction.” The event, from inception to production, was the work of UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) alumnus Zea Miller; it was supported by the UM-Flint […]

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Get to Know Dr. Pat Emenyonu of Africana Studies and the English Department!

Dr. Pat Emenyonu was the Thompson Center For Learning & Teaching’s February 2015 Faculty Focus. Her article, titled “’Glocal’ Agent: Building Bridges Across Campus and Continent” is available across UM-Flint and on the TCLT site. Dr. Emenyonu is also a driving member of the African/African Diaspora Visiting Artist Series which is bringing South African author […]

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UM-Flint Presents “Marx in Soho” on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

On Tuesday, March 17th, the University of Michigan-Flint, in collaboration with the Department of Political Science, University Relations, and Pi Sigma Alpha, will present Howard Zinn’s Marx in Soho. The performance will be held in the UCEN Kiva at 7pm and is free and open to the public. Robert Weick of Iron Age Productions will play Marx. […]

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Art History Students to Host Exhibition During March Artwalk

On Friday, March 13th, 2015, students from ARH: 112, History of Renaissance to Modern Art, will host an Art History Exhibition featuring artist Alvin Smith. The event will coincide with Flint’s March Artwalk. Members of the campus and community are invited to join the students for an evening of inspiration. Says Dr. Sarah Lippert, Program […]

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2015 Global Issues Speaker Series Event on February 24th

Join us for the 2015 Global Issues Speaker Series discussion on “Hunger, the Agrarian Question, and Food Justice” on Tuesday, February 24th, from 5-8pm at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First Street, Flint, MI. The 2015 Speaker is Dr. Haroon Akram-Lodhi of Trent University in Canada. Dr. Akram-Lodhi is the Chair of the Deparment […]

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Meet Janet Haley, Associate Professor of Theatre!

Name: Janet Haley Title: Associate Professor of Theatre Department: Theatre & Dance Classes I teach: Directing, Acting 1, Improvisation, Voice and Movement, Dramatic Literature, Senior Seminar; Advisor for Acting and Directing Capstone projects, Coordinator of BFA in Performance degree program. Activities, Publications or Productions: • Director/co-creator of place-based, collaboratively created, original productions (public scholarship): 2010’s […]

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AFRICA WEEK: February 1-7, 2015

As part of African American History & Heritage Month, the department of Africana Studies at UM-Flint, along with the Office of Educational Opportunity Initiatives and with generous support from the College of Arts & Sciences, presents AFRICA WEEK. From February 1st through 7th, there will be a series of celebrations and activities which explore the vibrant ties that exist […]

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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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WEC Critical Difference Grant Makes a Real Impact on Students’ Lives

We could all use a little help sometimes. The Women’s Education Center at the University of Michigan-Flint uses the Critical Difference Grant to help at risk students stay in school by solving small problems that could otherwise have a huge impact. Their intervention often helps deter students from dropping out of school. On the University […]

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