UM-Flint Media Relations Activity for March 2010

The University of Michigan-Flint continues to be in the news locally and regionally.  In the month of March, there was quite a bit of media interest and activity about UM-Flint.  Here is a snapshot of some of the stories that made headlines:

UM-Flint Media Activity

March 1, 2010

Ladel Lewis, operations manager of Flint Flames professional women’s basketball team, gearing up for second season

Due North: Canada’s Marvelous Mortgage and Banking System

March 2, 2010

U of M-Flint students spending spring break volunteering

UM-Flint Students Clean Abandoned Homes

Democrats to make major health care push

Broad health insurance costs likely coming later

March 8, 2010

More kidney donors are needed to meet a rising demand

University of Michigan-Flint professor in Washington Post: Kidney donors should get paid

Green experts to lead “It’s not easy being green” program at Kettering University

Seminar for Unemployed

  • abc12
  • TV5

March 10, 2010

Students enter green challenge

Free ‘Women’s Night Out’ held at UM-Flint

2 men lift car off driver

Canada could teach the U.S. a thing or two about banking

Professor Mark Perry quoted in ABC News

Redevelopment brings new energy for Downtown Flint

World Fest

  • abc12
  • NBC25

March 14, 2010

Students lead the way

Deposit slip-up

March 15, 2010

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright highlights Critical Issues Series

NATIONAL VIEW: Nuclear is a safe & efficient way to meet rising energy demands

University of Michigan-Flint senior almost loses $3,000 Income Tax Refund when refund deposited into someone else’s bank account

March 18, 2010

Allowing informed to sell organs will save thousands of lives each year

Selling Kidneys for Cash

Grassroots effort forms to bring Google project to Mid-Michigan

Madeleine Albright will speak at forum

  • Flint Journal

March 19, 2010

School Spirit Day

Christopher Paul Curtis’ dream realized

College students advertise Census in YouTube video contest

Health Care vote could bring lawsuits

Yes, we do still make things in America

March 21, 2010

Area college officials stress importance for students to respond to U.S. Census

  • Flint Journal

March 22, 2010

Agreement with MSU

New agreement gives University of Michigan-Flint students reserved spots in Michigan State medical school

Healthcare Vote

  • NBC25
  • TV5

Pell Grant Changes

  • TV5

Women’s Night Out

  • abc12

Douglas Snyder focuses passion for helping Genesee County on Google video project

March 23, 2010

Doctor’s orders

March 24, 2010

UM-Flint Chamber Singers heading to the Pentagon

University of Michigan-Flint basketball team giving area players another college basketball option

Local groups break down healthcare reform bill

Flint deli takes ‘fresh’ literally

UM-Flint turns abandoned land into garden for business

Program Blends UM-Flint, MSU Pre-Med Efforts

March 25, 2010

Project envisions turning urban lot into greenhouse for Hoffman’s deli

UM-Flint, MSU program to guarantee med school slots

March 26, 2010

100-plus rally for Google Fiber in Genesee County

College Students Protest Possible Budget Cut

Nuclear plants are the answer for energy shortage

Mingling downtown

  • Flint Journal

March 28, 2010

Flint-Kokomo connection

  • Flint Journal

March 29, 2010

UM-Flint, MSU announce Early Assurance Program for premed students

University of Michigan-Flint student wins $1,000 for YouTube Census pitch

Dozens march in Flint to honor the late Cesar Chavez

March 30, 2010

UM-Flint wraps up performances of Flint native’s ‘Bud, Not Buddy’

Ribbon Cutting of Bookstore Event

  • abc12

March 31, 2010

Student loans get little attention during health care reveal

Flushing Township native Wendy Robinson makes Crains 40 under 40 list

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