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UM-Flint Computer Science students win SpartaHack IV at MSU

In January 2018 UM-Flint Computer Science and Mathematics student Cole Rauh led a team of coders to victory at SpartaHack: an annual student-run event hosted by Michigan State University that brings together “500 students of all skill levels and disciplines to get creative with tech, connect with peers and professionals.” His teammates included Alex Latunski, a […]

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UM-Flint Computer Science students demonstrate apps at Ann Arbor celebration

The University of Michigan celebrated the finale of its bicentennial celebration with the Third Century Expo—a public fair with a focus technology, innovation, and what’s to come in the university’s next 100 years. UM-Flint’s Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) student group, and their faculty advisor Mark Allison, PhD, assistant professor of computer science, attended and […]

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UM-Flint Theatre Brings ‘Big Love’ to the Stage

What does “love” mean? Student actors, and their director Janet Haley, will explore this question in BIG LOVE, the second production of the UM-Flint theatre season. The play opens on January 27 and runs through February 4, 2017. It is a contemporary revision of one of the western world’s oldest plays, The Suppliant Women by Aeschylus. “This piece is so unlike what people […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Fadi Mohsen of UM-Flint Computer Science

Fadi Mohsen, PhD, joined the UM-Flint College of Arts & Sciences in Fall 2016 as an assistant professor of computer science. Read below to learn more about him and the field of computer science, or join him in one of his Winter 2017 classes: CIS 363 – Commercial Applications of Web Programming (MW, 2:30pm-3:45pm) CSC […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Shane Emmons, Computer Science & Information Systems

Shane Emmons graduated from UM-Flint in 2004 with a BS and 2006 with an MS in Computer Science. After several years of success in his field, he wrote to his home department asking if there was a way to give back to the community that helped him accomplish so much. Dr. Michael Farmer, Department Chair of […]

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Meet Dr. Matthew Spradling, Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Name: Matthew Spradling Title: Assistant Professor Department: CSEP – Computer Science & Information Systems Classes I teach: CSC 381 – Introduction to Theory of Computation CSC 575 – Algorithm and Complexity Analysis At the University of Kentucky: Introduction to Computer Science Other interests include: Game theory, social networks, and computer science ethics. Professional Interests, Activities, […]

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CAS Recognizes December 2015 Graduates with Honors

On December 16, 2015, the College of Arts & Sciences at UM-Flint held a ceremony to recognize their students graduating with honors, including the CAS Maize & Blue Award winners. Dean Gano-Phillips opened the evening with a quote from Vince Lombardi, “Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through […]

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CSIS Research Includes Drones, Software

THE RESEARCH Dr. Mark Allison, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems, is working with students on research that focuses on drones and software design. He brings nearly a decade of experience with software engineering and artificial intelligence to the project. When asked to describe the research and its goals, Allison said, “This project investigates how multiple unmanned […]

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Sipit Provides Meaningful Internships to UM-Flint Students

Students from the Computer Science & Information Systems program have found meaningful internship opportunities with Sipit–a local company with the mission of bringing technology and digital tools to small businesses and non-profits in Flint, while creating 200 high tech jobs within the next 3-5 years. A recent project involved creating donor databases that would outperform the much more […]

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New CSIS Courses Offered in Fall 2016

CSEP’s Computer Science & Information Systems has two new offerings for students in the Fall 2016 semester: Image Processing and Computer Vision (CSC 548) Programming proficiency will be the prerequisite. Dr. Michael Farmer will be the instructor for this course. Dr. Farmer has been working in this field of computer vision for 30 years and […]

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