• UM-Flint offers new program to help teachers become administrators

    The University of Michigan-Flint is offering an online/weekend master’s degree program for elementary and secondary teachers ready to make the move into school administration. The program, called WebPlus, will now be available at two locations: the Oakland Community College campus in Auburn Hills and UM-Flint campus in downtown

     
  • UM-Flint Prepares for Chancellor’s Inauguration

    The official inauguration of Chancellor Ruth J. Person as the seventh leader of the University of Michigan-Flint will be held Friday, April 17 at 2 p.m. in the UM-Flint Theatre.

     
  • Community One…a UM-Flint collaboration to grow the economy

    The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management (SOM) is assisting a variety of local businesses with the talents and expertise of faculty and students. “Community One” is a new program that is offered in conjunction with a variety of classes to provide businesses with the information and research needed to make important decisions.

     
  • UM-Flint to Join Earth Hour Observance

    An event that focuses on making a positive impact on climate change is expecting a billion people around the globe to participate, including the University of Michigan-Flint campus. Earth Hour 2009 is being billed as the largest climate event in history. On March 28, 2009 at 8:30 p.m. people in hundreds of cities around the world are being asked to make a bold statement about their concern about climate change by simply turning off their lights one hour.

     
  • Gov. Granholm Helps Open Genesee Early College

    Governor Jennifer M. Granholm helped students cut the ribbon to officially open the Genesee Early College on Tuesday, September 4. The unique, new high school alternative run by the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) opened in the William S. White Building on the campus of the University of Michigan-Flint. It is the state’s first early college high school that will prepare students for health careers on the campus of a major [tier 1] university.

     
  • U.S. News & World Report: UM-Flint Among America’s Best Colleges

    The University of Michigan-Flint, for the fifth year in a row, has earned a spot among Master’s Universities in “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S.News & World Report in the 2008 edition, the nation’s leading source of service journalism and news. The exclusive rankings will be published in the magazine’s August 27 issue, on newsstands Monday, August 20.

     
  • Survey Says:“Professors are Exceptional!”

    The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Management (SOM) is an outstanding business school, according to The Princeton Review. The New York-based education services company features the school in the just-published 2008 edition of its “Best 290 Business Schools” (Random House / Princeton Review, Oct. 9, 2007, $22.95).

     
  • Perspectives on Ethics from the Middle East at UM-Flint

    Zarqa Nawaz, creator of the hit CBC sitcom Little Mosque on the Prairie “Big Laughs on the Prairie” will be one of the speakers in a unique lecture series at the University of Michigan-Flint aimed at broadening world-views and providing a public forum that promotes understanding and dialogue between different ethical and belief systems and cultures.

     
  • School of Management Increases Advisory Board

    Four new members have been added to the Advisor Board of the School of Management (SOM) at the University of Michigan-Flint. The Advisory Board provides an added dimension to SOM in its ongoing efforts to maintain and develop forward looking programs of teaching, research, and service.

     
  • What Students are Saying about their UM-Flint Experience

    An overwhelming number of students at the University of Michigan-Flint say they are satisfied with their overall educational experience. A national survey found that 85% of First Year students reported a favorable image of the university and 79% of seniors who responded would choose UM-Flint again if they could start their college career over.