The #umflint story, told by the people who live it.
UM-Flint assistant professor of biology Jill Witt PhD brought her Forest Ecology class to the University of Michigan Biological Station in Pellston, MI to engage in various types of fieldwork related to forest health.
Nancy Grigg, instructor for First Year Experience (FYE) course "So you want to change the world," explains how her class will utilize UM-Flint's 2018-19 Common Read book "The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert.
Lauren LaFave is in her second year at UM-Flint, majoring in Wildlife Biology. She is also gaining practical experience by working at Genesee County Parks' For-Mar Nature Preserve. Here she discusses how themes in the Common Read book—"The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert—relate to For-Mar's mission.
UM-Flint Wildlife Biology major Shelby Lane explains how disturbances such as wildfires are natural parts of the life cycle of forests.
Amanda Zuelke is a UM-Flint Wildlife Biology student and teaching assistant for the Forest Ecology course taught by Jill Witt, PhD. Here, Amanda explains a lab in which the students examined soil samples taken at the University of Michigan Biological Station.
Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) was not able to attend the inaugural Early Childhood Policy Summit held April 9th, 2018 at the University of Michigan-Flint. He recorded this message that was shared with attendees.
Michaela Nogaj, 2017 theatre grad, described two key lessons in her student address at the 2017 December Commencement: 1) Theres no time like right now, and 2) There's always opportunity in a struggle. Watch her spoken word piece and get inspired. #UMFlintGrad
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