• University to Offer Health Insurance to International Travelers

    Effective January 1, 2008, a new health insurance plan—University of Michigan HTH Worldwide Travel Abroad Health Insurance—will be required for all undergraduate students and selected other students participating in University for-credit or administered programs outside of the United States. This applies to students of all three U-M campuses.
    Information from U-M University Record

     
  • Former Detroit Police Chief Conducts Diversity Training at UM-Flint

    University of Michigan-Flint police and security officers will be participating in a two-day diversity training session led by former Detroit Police Chief Dr. Isaiah McKinnon. Officers and staff from safety departments at Mott Community College and Kettering University have been invited to join the sessions.

     
  • University of Michigan- Flint Named Venture Grant Awardee

    The University of Michigan-Flint has been awarded a Venture Grant for the International Service-Learning for Nursing Students in Kenya program.

    In partnership with St. Mary’s Mission Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, UM-Flint nursing students will provide nursing care, health promotion and health education activities in hospital and orphanages in both urban and rural settings.

     
  • Fulbright Scholarship-Again

    A University of Michigan-Flint professor, who was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to teach and do research in Romania last year, has been invited back. Professor Seyed Mehdian from the School of Management, traveled to the Central European country and spent the winter and spring 2007 semesters lecturing and doing research in his field of banking and finance.

     
  • Alumnus Honored with Second Newberry

    Christopher Paul Curtis (’00 BGS) has won his second Newberry Honor Book award. He won the same award in 1996 and is also the recipient of a Coretta Scott King Award. Curtis received the award for his book Elijah of Buxton (Scholastic).

     
  • Gift Helps Fund Medical Research at UM-Flint

    A new medical research laboratory will be dedicated at the University of Michigan-Flint on Thursday, January 31, 3 p.m., Room 283 Murchie Science Building. The Dr. Ben F. Bryer Medical Research laboratory is being dedicated in recognition of a gift for medical research from the Ben F. Bryer Foundation.

     
  • UM-Flint Helps Families File for Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid Office of the University of Michigan-Flint will help college-bound students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA during the College Goal Sunday event on Sunday, February 10, 2008.

     
  • “Go Red” for Good Health

    Flint area women are being offered a FREE health screening at the University of Michigan-Flint. On Monday, February 18, a Health Fair and “Go Red” for women’s heart health luncheon will be held in the Harding Mott University Center from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

     
  • UM-Flint’s Big Sweep at 2008 ADDY Awards

    University of Michigan-Flint COM/ART students picked up 10 student ADDYs at the recent annual awards presentation. The students claimed four Gold and six Silver awards. The Office of University Relations picked up five awards. The annual adverting awards are sponsored by FAAF (Flint Area Advertising Federation).