• UM-Flint students heading to Poland

    The first group of University of Michigan-Flint students to participate in the Wyatt Exploration Program will leave for Poland on Monday. Twelve history majors and four history faculty members will be going to Krakow. The group will stay there until May 17. The Wyatt Exploration Program is made possible by the generous bequest of Dr.[…]

     
  • Thousands of T-shirts heading to Haiti

    A drive to collect T-shirts to send to Haiti got an unexpected boost from Two Men and a Truck International, and there’s more to come.

    An employee of the Lansing-based company heard about the drive on a local TV station and remembered the boxes of T-shirts in a storage area that where no longer being distributed. A large company van was loaded and sent to drop them off at the William S. White Building on the University of Michigan-Flint campus. When they were finished, Tom Amiss and Ray Daley from Two Men and a Truck turned over about 75 boxes, 4,000 plus, T-shirts to Dean Barb Kornblau, School of Health Professions and Studies. Amiss said there are about two more truck loads that they want to donate.

     
  • UM-Flint is the Fastest Growing Public University in Michigan

    For three years running (2007-09), enrollment at the University of Michigan-Flint has increased by a higher percentage than any other public university in the state of Michigan. This spring, UM-Flint will see its largest-ever graduating class.

     
  • UM-Flint Students Receive Regional Addy Awards

    Two University of Michigan-Flint students were recent recipients of Silver Addy Awards at the regional competition level. Both students are BFA Visual Communication majors in the graphic design concentration and created their work last winter.

     
  • UM-Flint Observes World Voice Day: Love Your Voice

    On Friday, April 16, a multidisciplinary seminar, based on extensive experience in vocal training and rehabilitation, will be presented in Room 161, French Hall. It is designed to help all voice users protect and strengthen their vocal instrument. By participating, you will gain knowledge, techniques, and materials that will benefit you for a lifetime. Learn how to amplify your speaking power and expression while protecting your voice from injury.

    The seminar is free and open to the public

     
  • May 2010 Student Speaker

    It was a visit to campus while still in high school that may have played the biggest role in Patricia Dziekonska’s decision to attend UM-Flint. She only visited one campus before deciding.

    The Sunday, May 2, 2010 Commencemnt Ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m. at the Perani Arena and Event Center. It is expected to be one of the largest for UM-Flint with 600 graduates expected to participate.

     
  • May 2010 Commencement Speaker

    What Gary Lipe learned in his 44 year career as an educator is that there is a lot of validity in the axiom “that which gets measured gets done.”

    The first year of his career-1962- was spent in the Flint Community Schools as an elementary teacher. In 1963, Lipe moved to Grand Blanc Schools where he would serve as a counselor, middle school administrator, assistant superintendent for curriculum, and in 1992, he was named superintendent until his retirement in 2006.

    Lipe will be the Commencement Speaker at the Sunday, May 2, 2010 ceremony at Perani Arena and Event Center. The program starts at 2:30 p.m.

     
  • UM-Flint Students to Receive Award for Dedication to Community Service

    Michigan Campus Compact (MCC) announced 11 students from the University of Michigan-Flint will be awarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 14th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards, April 10, 2010, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, Mich.

     
  • Because We Can, Should We?

    Should you eat genetically engineered foods? Should athletes be allowed to use prosthetic legs, or inhale oxygen when competing at high altitudes? Should the highest bidder win a donated organ? These advancements prompt the question just because it’s possible, should we?

    Join a special panel discussion Thursday, April 8, 11 a.m. in the Happenings Room in University Center featuring renowned expert on biotechnology and bioethics, Arthur Caplan, Ph.D.