The #umflint story, told by the people who live it.
Join us for a captivating discussion with author Daniel Lerner, author of "U Thrive: How to Succeed in College (and Life)" and instructor of the “The Science of Happiness,” the largest and most popular course at NYU. The event is free and open to the public on Wednesday, March 20 at 1:45pm in the Northbank Center.
"Grants are either federal, state or institutional," says Lori Vedder, director of financial aid at the UM-Flint. "Scholarships could come from a private source, meaning external from the campus, or the campus very likely has friends or generous donors that have set up scholarships for different criteria – an honors program, for different majors, GPA, need – and the donors are providing those funds."
“The Flint community is rapidly changing and the University of Michigan-Flint is the epicenter of that change. It is exciting to collect the history of a community that has already been through so much and keeps fighting,” said new archivist, Colleen Marquis.
Do we appreciate our UM-Flint donors? Do we want to say thanks and make our parents proud? Hail Yeah!, we do.
“I really believe in Flint and the willingness of Flint residents to give their time and talents,” alumna Maryum Rasool said. “UM-Flint really represents that culture of Flint, which is about the willingness to help. It says a lot about the connectivity the university has to all of Flint.”
"We are regularly ranked by "US News and World Report" for being 'The Best in the Midwest.' We are the third most affordable among public universities in the state, with the lowest on-campus housing costs, which means a degree from UM-Flint is a great value to parents and students alike," said Chancellor Borrego.
UM-Flint has paid summer undergrad research experience (SURE) opportunities. SURE is designed for undergrad students who're interested in full-time (8 wks) or half-time (16 wks) paid summer research opportunities mentored by faculty advisors at UM-Flint. For more info and to apply visit umflint.infoready4.com or contact our Office of Research at email@example.com.
Join cello phenom Yo-Yo Ma in a free community cultural showcase celebrating Flint's vitality, diversity, and artistry. Thursday, Feb 28 at the historic Berston Field House – Learn more at ums.org/flintvoices #cultureconnectsus
You're invited to the UM-Flint Chancellor Search Town Hall taking place Tuesday, February 26 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the University Center Kiva Auditorium. The campus community, as well as the greater surrounding community, is encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Let your voice be heard by giving direct input regarding the desired qualities, experience, and areas of focus for UM-Flint’s next chancellor. If you're unable to attend Tuesday's town hall, you're encouraged to send ideas and comments, including nominations, to committee members at: ask-FlintChancellorSearch@umich.edu.
“A cabaret is the perfect outlet for our students to play and experiment, to push themselves beyond the type of music they typically sing,” said Stephanie Dean, the director of the performance and associate professor at UM-Flint.
Congratulations to assistant professor Otrude Moyo who specializes in social welfare, critical multiculturalism, diversity and social justice, and inequality issues. Dr. Moyo was awarded a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship! #FacultyFriday
“UM-Flint has a long track record of bringing historical figures to this community,” said Christopher M. Giordano, vice chancellor for student affairs.“Mr. Seale has an unparalleled record of political activism that centers on social justice and building coalitions to eradicate inequality of all kinds."
“I love this department because it gives students such a chance to be creative and grow as professionals and as individuals,” said Lisa Bilaski, a theatre design and technology major.
Eligible Genesee County students can get free tuition to the University of Michigan Medical School thanks to a very generous gift!
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