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Giving Blueday – December 1, 2015

Impact students. Start a journey. Fund the future. On Giving Blueday, Tuesday, December 1, 2015, we are asking you to donate any amount you can to the departments or programs that mean something to you. Even $5 makes a difference if everyone gives! We also ask that you share the stories of our programs’ requests–so […]

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Candice Mayer Receives Raphelson Prize

Candice Mayer of UM-Flint Psychology has been awarded the 2015 Raphelson Prize, a faculty-selected award that honors excellent research and writing by a psychology student. According to the department, “The prize honors the founding member of the psychology department, and one of the original faculty of the University of Michigan-Flint, Dr. Alfred C. Raphelson.” Mayer’s winning paper was […]

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Heather Laube Announced as TCLT Faculty Fellow

Chris Waters, Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies made the following announcement today: Dear Campus Community, On behalf of the Office of the Provost, Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and the Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Heather Laube as the TCLT Faculty Fellow […]

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Meet Jeffrey Livermore of Computer Science & Information Systems

Name: Jeffrey Alan Livermore Title: Lecturer III Department: CSEP – Computer Science & Information Systems Classes I teach: CSC 570: Cyber Security CSC 580: Advanced Software Engineering Research or Specific Areas of Interest: I am fascinated by the intersection of ethical values and teaching Information Assurance. I have spent years researching the implementation of agile […]

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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 Ayana Ghosh – 2015 Alumna of CAS, UM-Flint

Ayana is the featured “New Alumni” from the October 2015 CAS Alumni Newsletter. Read below to get to know this incredible graduate! Name: Ayana Ghosh Majors: Physics, Abstract Mathematics Student Groups/Campus Involvement: Indian Student Association (Chair- 2014-2015), The Michigan Times (2011-2014), International Center (Employee and volunteer, 2011-2015), Society of Physics Students (2011-2015), Student Success Center […]

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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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