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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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December 2015 Maize & Blue Winners Announced

The Scholarships, Awards and Special Events Committee and Provost Douglas Knerr announced that December 2015 recipients of the Maize and Blue Distinguished Scholar Award, the highest academic award bestowed upon the graduates of the University of Michigan-Flint. Join us in congratulating these outstanding students and all those nominated! Joshua D. Ahlborn** Bachelor of Science – […]

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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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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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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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Get to Know BIO Alum Derrick Townsend

Your name, major, and year of graduation: Derrick Townsend, Biology 1996 What are you doing now? I am currently a Quality Ingredient Manager for The Kellogg Company. I manage a portfolio of ingredients including vitamins, spices and seasonings, and sweeteners by assuring the materials we purchase are safe and meet the needs of our food […]

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Philosophy Alums Find Success in Grad School; Reflect on Time at UM-Flint

UM-Flint Philosophy alums have a long history of finding success in their academic and career fields. Douglas Grattan and Thomas Mann, two recent graduates, are no exception as they have both been accepted into teaching assistantships with full tuition waivers and annual stipends as they pursue their graduate degrees at separate institutions. Douglas Grattan (2014) will […]

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UM-Flint’s ART 366 Students Create Murals for the Flint Community

Students of Associate Professor Michael Sevick’s ART 366 class learn about the history and techniques of mural painting and then undertake one or two projects that will be featured in the Flint community. The students work with their “clients” to establish themes, present designs, and select a final direction for the project before they being […]

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