Articles written by UM-Flint News

  • UM-Flint Students Heading to Kenya

    Students in the University of Michigan-Flint nursing program have another opportunity to experience firsthand, health and medical programs in other parts of the world. Nairobi, Kenya is being added to the list of nursing destinations that already includes the Dominican Republic, Peru, and Cambodia. The first student/faculty exchange to St. Mary’s Mission Hospital Medical College, School of Nursing in Nairobi is set for February 2009.

  • Biking to Class-UM-Flint on Youtube

    The University of Michigan-Flint First Year Experience class takes a bike tour with Professor Steve Landon to some of Flint’s most popular cultural attractions including the Farmers’ Market, Kearsley Park & Whalely Historic House.

  • New Logo Marks Campus

    A new UM-Flint logo now marks the intersection of Kearsley and Wallenberg Streets. Two similar logos were placed at the crosswalk from Housing to MSB.

  • UM-Flint ECDC Earns National Accreditation-among First in Nation to Complete More Rigorous Accreditation

    The University of Michigan-Flint’s Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The Wall Street Journal, in an article on child care facilities reported, “The primary gauge of quality has been the accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children… whose seal of approval is regarded as the gold standard by parents, educators and facilities.”

  • Say It with a Snapshot

    You probably heard it said…’a picture is worth
    a thousand words.’ But some pictures could
    be worth even more. Find out why from Jonathan Schroeder, Chaired Professor of Marketing at the University of Exeter Business School, England. He will be the guest speaker at the University of Michigan-Flint on October 30. Schroeder is a guest of the Student Communications Association and will deliver his presentation at 12:30 p.m. in the Michigan Rooms of University Center. Because of the interest in Schroeder’s research, the event is open to the public.

  • A Closer Look at the “Last Lecture” at UM-Flint

    Jeffrey Zaslow, co-author along with Randy Pausch,
    of the bestselling book The Last Lecture, will
    meet with and speak to University of Michigan-
    Flint students and faculty on Friday, October 17.
    The public is also invited to hear Zaslow’s
    9a.m. keynote address at the annual Student Academic Success Summit in the Michigan Room at the University Center.


    The University of Michigan-Flint will showcase its many partnerships between campus and community, and celebrate work which has not before been showcased. Many of the projects will be highlighted during the Partnership Showcase to be held on October 16 at 6 p.m. in the UM-Flint Theatre.

  • IU Kokomo’s Person Recommended as New Chancellor

    Dr. Ruth J. personRuth J. Person, Chancellor of Indiana University Kokomo, has been recommended as the seventh leader of the University of Michigan-Flint. Person, an alumna of the University of Michigan, will begin her appointment August 18, pending approval by the Board of Regents. Inaugural festivities will be announced at a later date.