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UM-Flint Communication Students, Alumni, and LinkedIn

UM-Flint Communication faculty are using social platforms to help their students think more strategically about their time on campus and their careers after graduation. Said department chair Marcus Paroske, “The Communication faculty recognized we had this network of over 1,000 graduates out there, and new students every semester looking for internships and employment. It made perfect […]

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Students Present 2016 Symposium at FIA

UM-Flint Visual Arts students are presenting the 5th Annual Art & Art History Student Symposium at the Flint Institute of Arts on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The celebration of research and creative scholarship in the arts will run from 1pm to 3:30pm. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The Flint […]

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Exploring Education in Israel

What would you find if you traveled around the world and met with your professional counterparts? Would you expect to see a greater number of similarities or differences in the work they do? Stephanie Gelderloos, the developmental reading and writing specialist in the College of Arts & Science’s English Department, was invited to travel to Israel to find out. While […]

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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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Bendle High School Students Visit UM-Flint, Downtown to Better Understand Water Crisis

UM-Flint’s Secondary Teacher Certificate Program (TCP) has been undergoing a change in focus, moving away from more traditional models to one focused on place-based education. In this new approach, TCP students are spending more time connecting with diverse community populations through community- and school-based fieldwork and projects. Tiffini Hurley, a current TCP candidate at UM-Flint, is student teaching […]

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2016 Visiting African Artist is Poet Niyi Osundare

The Visiting African/African Diaspora Artist Series is a partnership between the University of Michigan-Flint and the Flint Public Library, funded in part by the Ruth Mott Foundation. The Series brings authors, poets, playwrights, and journalists of African descent to Flint, Michigan. One purpose is to expose our university and communities to the complexity and richness of modern African […]

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UM-Flint’s First Full-Scale Opera, Hansel & Gretel, on Stage February 19 & 21, 2016

Dr. Joshua May of the UM-Flint Department of Music had a vision of bringing opera to his students and the Flint community. He began with small, portable productions of The Three Little Pigs and Jack and the Beanstalk, performing at area schools and the Flint Farmers’ Market. Now he has moved on to a full-scale production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s nineteenth […]

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Meet Amanda Taylor of UM-Flint Psychology

Name: Amanda Taylor, M.S. Title: Lecturer III Department: Psychology Classes I teach: PSY 100 – Principles of Psychology PSY 309 – Abnormal Psychology PSY 323 – Advanced Research and Writing in Psychology PSY 336 – Psychology of Personality PSY 351 – Techniques of Behavioral Change PSY 352 – Introduction to Clinical Psychology Professional Interests, Activities, […]

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CAS Staff Spotlight: Gale Glover

Name: Gale Glover Title: Administrative Assistant Department(s): Communication and Visual Arts Degree(s), Education, or Certification(s): • Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Africana Studies • Masters in Public Administration • Current student in the Post-Masters Education Specialist Program Professional or Personal Volunteer Activities: • Metro Community Development – Project Homeless • Art 4 […]

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