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“Research is very intensive. It is impossible for me to do all the work that needs to be done. Student help is absolutely critical for any research to be successful. And it is critical for students to participate and grow professionally. It helps them think more critically, and it’s very hands on and experimental,” said Dr. Min-Hui Huang, associate professor in the UM-Flint Physical Therapy Department.
Attend the Alternative Summer Break Information Night to learn about this great out-of-state opportunity! Pizza and pop provided. Wednesday, March 29, 5:30-6:30pm, Intercultural Center
"I advise all undergrad students to at least dip their toes into the research world. Even if you sign on to a project that is not directly related to your field, the experience prepares you for your graduate or post-graduate education and opens your eyes to current issues you may not have realized are astonishingly influential and complex. You also will gain an appreciation of how the smallest elements make a huge impact on how our world works," said education student Laura Quasarano.
“It is arguably one the greatest comedies of all time,” said Bill Irwin of the University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance. "I believe the students are simply enjoying the opportunity to dig in and tackle this iconic play... I think the students are also enjoying how relatable and relevant the play is to their own lives and the current state of the world,” Irwin continued. “It’s also been nice working on a play that provides a bit of tonic for all the troubles that seem to be plaguing us all these days.”
When asked about Adam Dill as a teacher, University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance student Alli Switalski said, “Adam has taught me to laugh. To ‘just do it’ and have fun in the process. He challenges me to push my limits as a designer and technician and to trust my instincts in the process.”
Read all about the final theatrical production of the 2016-17 Theatre & Dance season, "The Importance of Being Earnest". Show starts on March 24.
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde directed by William Irwin March 24, 2017 7:30 PM March 25, 2017 7:30 PM March 26, 2017 2:00 PM March 31 2017 7:30 PM April 1, 2017 7:30 PM April 2, 2017 2:00 PM *special high school student and their families with a meet and greet following the performance 120 years after its first performance, this enduring comic masterpiece defines wit and style as two bachelor friends, the dandy playboy Algernon Moncrieff and the utterly reliable John Worthing, lead double lives to win the affections of the exquisite Gwendolyn Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. The gallants must then grapple with the consequences of their deceptions, as well as with the formidable Lady Bracknell, in this biting satire on love, class, and society. Tickets are available by phone 810-237-6522 and the box office is open: Regular Box Office Hours (as of Feb. 1, 2017) Tuesday: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Wednesday: 10:00 AM -2:00 PM Thursday: 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Extended Box Office Hours During Performance Weeks: Monday: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Friday: 1:00 PM-9:00 PM Saturday: 5:00 PM -9:00 PM Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM If you have any questions, concerns, or wish to purchase tickets you can leave a voicemail at (810) 237-6520 or email the Box Office Manager, Amber Anger, at email@example.com and I will get in touch with you the next business day.
"This project makes clear the importance of access to education. The presence of UM-Flint in their community changed these women’s lives. They all gained independence, many were role models for their children, who then assumed they would attend college, and a number of them made significant impacts in their communities," said Dr. Heather Laube.
Students planning to participate in Spring Commencement on April 30 must RSVP by March 29. Don't delay!
Are you at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes? An information session for a new T2 Diabetes Prevention Program will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center. The first session begins on Tuesday, March 28 at the same time and location. People are more likely to have prediabetes and type 2 diabetes if they: - Are 45 years of age or older - Are overweight - Have a family history of type 2 diabetes - Are physically active fewer than three times per week, or - Have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy or given birth to a baby weighing more than nine pounds.
“One reason we completed this research is that 50% of pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. Women can be unknowingly exposing themselves and their unborn child to lead-contaminated water,” said Jennifer Okungbowa-Ikponmwosa.
Menusha Arumugam and Cameron Haskins are here to talk about what the Hail Yeah! event is and why you should stop by to give thanks to our Alumni. Drop in before 2pm today in Clint's Cafe in UCEN. Give thanks. Eat pizza. Hail Yeah!
Win a scholarship simply by registering for an education, social work, or substance abuse treatment course!
"One thing the program focuses on is listening and understanding other people’s perspectives and where they come from, and realizing that having a different opinion is not necessarily wrong." University of Michigan-Flint social work senior Kristen Twitty.
“Our students know the value of these gifts and the impact this support has on their everyday lives. This is an opportunity for all of us to say thank you for your support. Thank you for believing in us. Thank you for continuing to help us on our path to a University of Michigan-Flint education,” said Kristin Lindsey, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement.
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