Co-author of South Africa Constitution to speak at University of Michigan-Flint
An international recognized rights activist from South Africa will speak will speak to the community next month at University of Michigan-Flint. Albie Sachs, the co-author of the South Africa Constitution, will give the presentation "Nelson Mandela as a Leader, Comrade, and Friend" at 6 p.m. June 4 in the Michigan Rooms of the Harding Mott ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Flower planting event by Flint Downtown Development Authority aims to beautify city
Flint Township residents Tyson Berry and Pat Berry participate in the Flint Downtown Development Authority's annual flower planting event in downtown Flint.
Flint-area people earn honors at Cooley Law School
Chad Justice, of Tampa, Florida, made the dean's List during Fall Term 2012 at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Hubble as a hobbit: Lecture on famous telescope coming to Longway Planetarium
The Longway Planetarium is holding a lecture on the Hubble Telescope May 23 titled, "There and Back Again: An Astronomer's Tale." Guest lecturer Dr.
Fri May 17, 2013
Flint Northern High School's last prom is bittersweet for 'the last ones to come out'
About 105 students from Flint Northern High School attend the school's last prom with a "Welcome to India" theme at the Sarvis Conference Center in Flint.
Thu May 16, 2013
University of Michigan-Flint grad becomes just second Fulbright scholar in 19 years at school
University of Michigan-Flint grad Robert Burack was chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, an international exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government that was established in 1946.
University of Michigan-Flint licensed plate sales raises money for student veterans' scholarship fund
University of Michigan-Flint students who decided to get the university's logo on their license plate would be helping student veterans.
Wed May 15, 2013
Gas prices should remain steady through summer, Flint economist says
Good news for motorists fearing a bump in fuel prices for the summer traveling season: The cost of gasoline is projected to remain steady through the end of the year, says Christopher Douglas, an economist at the University of Michigan-Flint. The average price for a gallon of unleaded in the Flint area Wednesday was $3.69, according to the gasoline ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
UM-Flint student needs votes for a national Intel for Change contest
A University of Michigan-Flint senior was selected out of hundreds across the country as a finalist for an Intel for Change contest.
Mon May 06, 2013
Arthritis Walk at UM-Flint raises more than $60,000
An arthritis walk Saturday at the University of Michigan-Flint raised more than $60,000 to support programs, services and research for individuals with arthritis.
Young People's Ballet Theatre to expand into a theater, dance to Chopin for Spring Gala
Marian Prentice, 12, left, and Madison Mossner,11, whisper during rehearsals. Dancers practice for an upcoming performance Sat.
Sun May 05, 2013
University of Michigan-Flint graduates reminded during commencement ceremony to thank, help others in the world
As Carla West shared hugs with family members Sunday, May 5 following her graduation from the University of Michigan-Flint, she couldn't help but think about one person that wasn't able to make it to the ceremony at Perani Arena.
Flint, Genesee County must do more to retain talented graduates
People walk through the UM-Flint campus on May 1. University of Michigan-Flint has a record-breaking graduating class this year.
Sat May 04, 2013
Hundreds walk for arthritis, raise thousands
University of Michigan-Flint hosted an arthritis walk today to support programs, services and research to benefit people with arthritis.
Genesee County colleges see jump in nontraditional students to combat poor economy
Nancy Gonyea, 57, of Flushing, will graduate from University of Michigan-Flint Sunday, May 5, after 18 years of taking classes.
Fri May 03, 2013
No yolk as some students' experiments survive UM-Flint's Super Science Friday
It wasn't the soft landing that the two Fenton seventh-graders had hoped for their appropriately-named egg, Yolky.
'She was basically my hands and arms:' Burton couple overcomes disability to win film award
Having been together 10 years, the Burton couple, now living in Dayton, Ohio, recently had their script chosen to be produced by the faculty where Dominick attends film school.
Thu May 02, 2013
Free City Art Festival, Flint Institute of Arts Appraisal Fair highlight weekend's cool things
This weekend, artists from around the world will gather in the site of an old automotive plant and showcase pieces created to reclaim areas of blight, while the Flint Institute of Arts will host an event that allows attendees to get items from their personal collection appraised by professionals with years of experience.
On the move: University of Michigan-Flint set for largest-ever graduating class
Given the continued growth in enrollment, University of Michigan-Flint officials were not surprised when they saw the size of its graduating class.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
U of M-Flint to Host Arthritis Walk this Weekend
The Arthritis Foundation will host an Arthritis Walk this Saturday, May 4th at the University of Michigan Flint.