Graduate Programs

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Scholarship and Support: Arahshiel Silver’s Experience in the MA in Liberal Studies Program

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After finishing a bachelor’s degree in history “better late than never,” Arahshiel Silver knew she wanted to continue her education and began looking for a master’s program that fit her needs. She considered many factors when choosing a program, but most importantly, she was looking for the flexibility to pursue the research that motivated her.

Jessica Kitchner Took Her Life in a New Direction With the Master of Public Administration

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Jessica Kitchner is passionate about English literacy. She spent years teaching English in Japan and Russia, before working with immigrant and refugee families with the Genesee Intermediate School District. She was making a difference, but her bachelor’s degree in political science meant she lacked the formal credentials to be a teacher in Michigan. Jessica knew

Dalton Sink is Advancing his Aquatic Biology Career With the MS in Biology

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Dalton Sink is interested in freshwater biology. After earning his bachelor’s in Biology from UM-Flint, he accepted a position as an environmental biologist at the Holly-based company Aqua-Weed, where he conducts water quality testing and lake consulting. In particular, he is concerned with the development of safe—and effective—plant control methods. To take his work to

Keeping Up with Trending Technologies, by Sai Prem Suhas Tavva

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“Need of The Hour To Up Skill On Trending Technologies” by Sai Prem Suhas Tavva, international graduate student In the last few centuries, the world has witnessed an exponential growth in the emergence of new technologies. Companies are already employing computers and robots for work that earlier required humans. These computers and automated machines are

Benefits of Graduate Study in Computer Science at U of M-Flint

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Blog by Tsenguun Tsogbadrakh   I’m an international student who just finished the first year of my master’s degree. There were many factors I considered when choosing this school, but there are some things that I had to experience myself in order to appreciate. While I was researching graduate computer science programs, what our school

Finding a Balance between Life and Grad School

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Blog By Katelyn Harvey Deciding to start a graduate program is a big and often intimidating decision, especially when you have a family to support or need to work to support yourself. However, excelling in a graduate program while maintaining a healthy balance between school, work, and family is possible. I am currently a second-year