• UM-Flint focuses on Poland with Student Travel & Lecture Series

    University of Michigan-Flint history students now have a unique opportunity to take their studies abroad thanks to the generosity of one of the founding faculty. An endowment by Dorothea Wyatt, Ph.D. will also bring celebrated scholars to campus for a “Guest Lecture Series.”

     
  • Memorial service set for UM-Flint’s first registrar

    The first registrar at the University of Michigan-Flint, Mogens F Jensen, age 85, died Sunday, September 20 at Genesys Hospice Care Center in Goodrich. Mogens, of Grand Blanc, was born in Denmark in 1924. He moved to the United States and married Jean Horton in 1955 in Ann Arbor.

     
  • UM-Flint Sets Record Enrollment

    The University of Michigan-Flint has set a new enrollment record for fall 2009 with 7,773 students, an increase of 513 students or 7.1% when compared to last fall’s record setting enrollment of 7,260.

    For the fifth consecutive year, graduate enrollment continued to grow as more students pursue graduate degrees in high demand programs such as business, computer science and healthcare. Graduate student enrollment reached 1,192, an increase of 7.9% over fall 2008

     
  • School of Management Recognizes Excellence in Business

    The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management (SOM) will honor representatives from top area businesses at a special celebration. The 2nd Business Appreciation Dinner will be held on Thursday, September 24 with a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of Northbank Center in downtown Flint.

     
  • UM-Flint Helps Turn Parking Spaces into Parks

    What would happen if many of the Parking spaces in downtown Flint were transformed into beautiful mini parks?

    As part of the MY FLINT program, University of Michigan-Flint students will be joined on Friday, September 18 by urban planners, park agencies and community advocates to observe 2009 National Park(ing) Day by transforming the red bricks of Saginaw Street to lush mini parks.    

     
  • UM-Flint Organizes Trade Mission to Russia

    While Michigan continues to struggle to pull itself out of the recession, regional businesses are being offered a unique opportunity to expand overseas. The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management (SOM) is inviting regional businesses to join their Trade Mission to Russia from November 7-15, 2009.

     
  • UM-Flint Biology Professor Dies in Vermont

    Botanist, biologist, birder Bruce D. Parfitt of Johnson, Vermont died at Vermont Respite House in Williston Thursday morning, September 3, 2009. He was 56.

    Among colleagues at the University of Michigan-Flint he was a valued faculty member for 14 years, chair of the biology department from 2004-2007 and director of the university’s herbarium, whose collection grew in size and value under his care.

     
  • MY FLINT-Getting to Know a City

    All colleges offer student orientation as a way for new students to get to know their school. The University of Michigan-Flint Outreach is adding a new community orientation program-a unique way for new and current students, faculty, and staff to better know Flint. Called MY FLINT, the program will kick off with tours of the downtown and local restaurants.

     
  • UM-Flint Housing Reaches Capacity

    One year after opening, the University of Michigan-Flint First Street Residence Hall has again filled all 300 beds, according to housing officials.

    Returning students moved in Tuesday, September 1, and new students came in on Wednesday.

     
  • UM-Flint Student receives Google-UNCF Scholarship

    University of Michigan-Flint student, Miyako Jones, is one of 18 students in the country to receive a $10,000 academic scholarship through Google and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF).