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Paula Nas Named Interim Director of University Outreach

On Monday, November 2, Provost Douglas Knerr announced Paula Nas as the new Interim Director of University Outreach, effective November 1, 2015. Read below for his comments: I am delighted to announce that Paula Nas has accepted an appointment as Interim Director of University Outreach effective November 1, 2015.  Paula has served UM-Flint for over 20 years […]

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Meet Dr. Jacob Lederman, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Name: Jacob Lederman     Title: Assistant Professor of Sociology Department: Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice Classes I teach: Urban Sociology, Introduction to Sociology, Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory Publications: 2015: “Urban Fads and Consensual Fictions: Creative, Sustainable, and Competitive City Policies in Buenos Aires.” City and Community, Vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 47-67 2013: “‘But this […]

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Romeo & Juliet Opens October 30th

The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance presents Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare Oct 30-Nov 8 • Directed by Janet Haley WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Romeo and Juliet risk their lives to preserve the beauty of hope they have found with each other…while their families’ ancient grudge rages on with volatile actions of destructive […]

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Meet Dr. David Duriancik, Assistant Professor of Biology

Name: David Duriancik Title: Assistant Professor Department: Biology Classes I teach: BIO 432/532 Mammalian Physiology Several laboratory courses as needed by the department Research or Specific Areas of Interest: The overarching theme of my laboratory is that nutrients and food have high impact and diverse functions in health and disease through modulation of immune function. […]

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Meet Dr. Halil Bisgin, Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Name: Halil Bisgin Title: Assistant Professor Department: CSEP Classes I teach: Advanced Database Concepts, Data Structures Professional Interests, Activities, or Publications: FOSINT-SI2012-13-14-15 Program committee member Sigma Xi member Reviewer for Information Sciences, PLoS One, BMC Bioinformatics, Social Network and Mining Advances in Bioinformatics, and the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association Research or Specific […]

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Get to Know Karen Bedell, Lec III in Psychology

Name: Karen Bedell Title: Lecturer III Department: Psychology Classes I teach: Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Principles of Research Design and more! I’ve also taught Organizational and Group Behavior, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Human Relations, and Death & Dying. Professional Interests, Activities, or Publications: This year I presented at the American Educational Research Association’s annual […]

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Political Science Department to Hold Constitution Day Event on Sept. 17

On Thursday, September 17, faculty of the UM-Flint Political Science Department will answer the question “What did the Supreme Court Say about the Death Penalty in 2015?” The event, celebrating Constitution Day and coinciding with Common Read 2015-2016, will feature a panel discussion covering different facets of the death penalty question. This academic year’s Common […]

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Shelby Newport Announced as Director of the International & Global Studies Program

On Thursday, September 10th, Vahid Lofti, Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Programs, announced that Shelby Newport had been appointed the new Director of the International and Global Studies Program. Following is his announcement to campus: I am pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Shelby Newport as the Director of the International and […]

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CAS Faculty Welcomed and Honored at 2015 Convocation

On Monday, August 31, both new and seasoned faculty gathered together for two events: the Academic Affairs Convocation that welcomes new faculty and celebrates our award-winning, promoted, and long-serving faculty members, and the Thompson Center for Learning & Teaching‘s pre-convocation workshop titled “The Actual and the Possible: Cultivating Learning at UM-Flint.” The workshop featured sixteen faculty […]

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Professor Chris Pearson Named Interim Associate Dean of CAS

Per an announcement made by Susan Gano Phillips, Interim Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences:  I am delighted to announce that Chris Pearson will serve as an Interim Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences effective August 10, 2015, pending Board of Regents approval.  Chris is an experimental physicist who received his B.A. […]

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