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Dr. Kenneth Waltzer to Present Public Lecture

The departments of Political Science and Africana Studies, with the support of the Office of the CAS Dean, presents “The Turn Towards Testimony and What Can Be Learned in Holocaust Studies,” a lecture by Dr. Kenneth Waltzer. The lecture will be held Wednesday, November 12th, from 5:30-7:30pm in French Hall 111. This lecture is free […]

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History and Music Students Find New Knowledge with Nagata Shachu

 On Friday, October 10th, the Toronto-based group Nagata Shachu will be performing at the UM-Flint Theatre. This group has toured worldwide, with performances in their native Canada, the United States, and Italy. According to the UM-Flint History Department: “While rooted in the folk drumming traditions of Japan, this ensemble’s principal aim is to rejuvenate this ancient […]

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Anthropology Students Participate in Archaeological Test Excavations

In April of 2014, Flint resident David Henry made an amazing discovery while using a metal detector on some property not far from the UM-Flint campus. He brought his find to the Archaeology & Biological Anthropology Laboratory at the UM-Flint for consultation. He met with Dr. Beverly Smith, Associate Professor and Honors Advisor of Anthropology, […]

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Family Math Night 2014

The Mathematics Department of the University of Michigan-Flint is hosting a Family Math Night on Thursday, November 6th, in the University Center Michigan Rooms at the University of Michigan – Flint.  The fun begins at 6:00 pm and lasts until 8:00 pm. Family Math Night is an opportunity for children and their parents to have fun together […]

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Philosophy Department Announces Lecture Series

The Philosophy Department of UM-Flint has announced the first event in its Visiting Lecture Series. On Thursday, October 16th, Dr. Hilde Lindemann, member of the Philosophy Department at Michigan State University, will present her lecture “Struggling to Catch Up: Families, Identities, and Narrative Care.” Families perform many morally valuable functions for their own members, not the […]

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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 Faculty & Students Join FYT in “Alice In Wonderland”

A substantial number of UM-Flint faculty members and students will be working professionally on a production of Alice in Wonderland at the Flint Youth Theatre, opening August 8th: William Irwin (UM-Flint Theatre Professor & Chair) is playing the Mad Hatter and the White Knight. Jessica Wilkowski (BS Design & Technology) is the Scenic Paint Charge. Adam Dill (UMF Theatre Costume Shop Manager & Lecturer) […]

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UM-Flint Students Play Mariachi

This spring, UM-Flint Music Department Chair Brian DiBlassio, presented a unique opportunity to some of his students: to expand their repertoires by learning to play mariachi music. The offer arose out of a need for music to complement the existing dance programs of El Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil, a local non-profit group focused on teaching traditional […]

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