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Faculty Spotlight: Douglas Zytko

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A new day brings another faculty spotlight with it! Today’s spotlight is on Professor Douglas Zytko of our College of Innovation and Technology! Professor Zytko teaches classes in Human-computer interaction and Computer Ethics. He currently studies and designs computer-mediated consent to interpersonal behavior as a lens to prevent abuse online. Much of his research is

Navigating Graduate Education: Raymond Pirouz’s Tips for Prospective Students

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The decision to pursue graduate education is a significant milestone for many individuals. It marks a new chapter of learning, growth, and personal development. In a recent podcast episode of “Victors in Grad School,” hosted by Dr. Christopher Lewis, Raymond Pirouz, an instructor at Michigan State University, shared his experiences and insights on his graduate

Graduate Student Spotlight: Brianna Kemp

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We return this week with another Graduate Student Spotlight! Today’s student is Brianna Kemp of our Physician Assistant program! Brianna is a student with a deep appreciation for her chosen subject. She started out her career in higher education here at UM-Flint with her bachelor’s degree, a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. Brianna has since

Navigating the Graduate Admission Process: A Guide for Prospective Students

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The journey towards pursuing a graduate degree often begins with understanding the intricate admission process and requirements. Dr. Christopher Lewis, host of the Victors in Grad School podcast, shares valuable insights on the nuances of graduate school applications, shedding light on the essential elements that prospective students need to consider. Letter of Recommendation: Articulating Your

Faculty Spotlight: Christina Snider

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It’s still technically the start of the New Year…why not bring a new Faculty Spotlight with it? Today we’re highlighting one of our fantastic faculty members, Christina Snider! Christina teaches Pediatrics and Primary care in our Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate of Nursing Practice programs. Christina is a skilled faculty member who works

From MBA Program to Franchise Owner: Jennifer Keahl’s Inspiring Story

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Dr. Christopher Lewis, the host of Victors in Grad School, engaged in an enlightening conversation with Jennifer Keahl, a franchise owner and area developer for StretchLab. Through their discussion, Keahl generously shared her journey, from pursuing a graduate degree to leveraging her education in her professional ventures. The insights provided in their conversation shed light

Quion Wheeler’s Journey in Public Administration and Law Enforcement

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The transition from undergraduate to graduate school can be challenging and daunting, especially for first-generation college students. In this blog post, we will delve into the experiences of Quion Wheeler, a detective and school resource officer with the Pontiac School District, who pursued a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Michigan’s Rackham

Graduate Student Spotlight: Myron David Henderson Jr

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Today’s Graduate Student Spotlight highlights Master of Public Administration student, Myron David Henderson Jr! Myron studied Political Science in his undergraduate education and has followed his interest there to study public policy. Myron has a deep interest in different policy types, and enjoys how his current studies allow him to learn more! He’s done a

Overcoming Challenges and Finding Success in Grad School: A Journey with Dr. John Long

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Graduate school is a challenging yet rewarding journey that demands determination, resilience, and a passion for learning. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the insightful conversation between Dr. Christopher Lewis and Dr. John Long, a senior lecturer in engineering at Deakin University in Australia. Dr. Long shares his remarkable journey through graduate school, offering

Navigating the Shift: Going from Engineering to Business in Graduate School

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Embarking on the journey of graduate school is a significant milestone filled with challenges and opportunities for growth. In this week’s Victors in Grad School podcast we talk with Michael Weber, a retired General Motors global systems engineer, shared his insights and experiences about his transition from the workforce to graduate school. In this blog