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  • A Concert with a Twist and a Tweet

    The University of Michigan-Flint Jazz Ensemble is encouraging the use of social media at its up-coming concert on Wednesday, December 9, at 7:30 PM in the University Theatre.  

    This concert will have the added feature of "Twittering" during the program.  Interested members of the audience are encouraged to bring a laptop computer or web browser so that they may Tweet during the concert their questions, comments or dialogue about the music. 


  • 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."

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Summer Music Academy Brings High School Students to Campus

    More than 50 area high school students are on campus participating in the Senior Summer Academy of Music. The junior segment, with 64 students, was held earlier in July and ended with a concert that packed the UM-Flint Theatre.

  • UM-Flint Student Art to Help Cancer Patients

    University of Michigan-Flint students from the Fine Arts and Education programs, under the artistic direction of Michael C. Sevick, associate professor of art, will embark on a special project for the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute located in Flint. About a dozen students will be involved in the painting of a mural that will be located in the cancer institute's atrium.

  • Fulbright Award Leads to UM-Flint Family Adventure

    Besides being selected a Fulbright Scholar last year, the prestigious award given University of Michigan-Flint Associate Professor Susan Gano-Phillips Ph.D., included a 10 month residency for her family. Little did she realize that spending this past academic year helping to strengthen general education in Hong Kong universities, would lead to a great travel opportunity for her and her family.

  • UM-Flint Music Professor Invents New Instrument

    You've probably heard of a Sousaphone and a Saxophone, well now you can add the "DiBlassiophone" to the list of musical instruments. University of Michigan-Flint Assistant Professor of Music Brian DiBlassio recently demonstrated the new instrument to local TV reporter Randy Conat.

  • Safer Ways to Stop Mosquito Bites

    There are many products that can help keep mosquitoes from biting, but research at the University of Michigan-Flint is looking at ways to make the products safer.

  • UM-Flint Theatre Takes to the Road

    The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance has been invited to the Great Lakes region meet in early January of the American College Theatre Festival. The department has been invited to stage a scene from the recent Will Power produced production of The Flint Project.

  • 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.

  • 41st Annual Math Field Day Challenges High School Students

    The 41st Annual Math Field Day will take place Tuesday, February 26 on the University of Michigan-Flint campus. High school students will compete in individual and team competitions that test their mathematical skills.

  • A Gift for History Program that Makes History

    A founding faculty member of the University of Michigan-Flint has left the largest single gift from an individual donor to the University. The gift from the estate of Dorothea E. Wyatt, Ph.D., will take the history program to the next level of excellence.

  • Faculty Member Selected Fulbright Scholar

    Another University of Michigan-Flint faculty member has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar grantee. Susan Gano-Phillips, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences will travel to Hong Kong for the 2008-09 academic year.

  • Regents Approve UM-Flint Journalism Program

    A new journalism program that emphasizes online and community news was approved at the May 15 meeting of the U-M Board of Regents for a fall launch at the University of Michigan-Flint.

  • UM-Flint Classes Related to TV and Film Production

    In the Communication and Visual Arts department, new classes, as well as a partnership with Mott Community College, GASC, and MacProfessionals are in the works to begin a program in film. This will include production, theory, history, and criticism.

  • SPRING! And UM-Flint Fills the Air with Beautiful Music

    Like the arrival of spring Robins, many music lovers look forward to the Annual Vocal Arts Festival at the University of Michigan-Flint. The spring festival is a highlight of the Department of Music and is an opportunity to showcase the talents of the vocal ensembles, which consist of both music and non-music majors.

    This year's Festival will feature two events:

    • Vocal Arts Recital on Thursday, March 26, 7:30 p.m., in 164 French Hall
    • Vocal Arts Festival Concert, April 5, 4:00pm at St. Paul's Episcopal Church