Inauguration Week Events

Inauguration Week highlights the many scholarly, creative, and community-focused activities of the university. Check this page often as more events are added from across the campus. Join us!

Monday, April 13

Stone Street Ancestral Recovery and Repatriation Project
Lecture by Beverley Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology
Happenings Room, Harding Mott University Center
2 p.m.

It's Time to Relax
End of Semester Celebration for Students
Harding Mott University Center
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by UM-Flint Student Government

Tuesday, April 14

A Time to Serve
Breakfast with the Community
Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church
424 E. Kennelworth Avenue, Flint
8 – 9:30 a.m.

UM-Flint Day at the Farmers' Market
The Flint Farmers' Market
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Co-sponsored by UM-Flint Student Government

Owen Ananich Senior Recital
David M. French Hall, Room 164
Owen Ananich, a music major at UM-Flint, will present his senior recital on the string bass.
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15

Sullenger Dialogue with Antonia Darder, Ph.D.
Michigan Rooms, Harding Mott University Center
10 a.m.
Book signing immediately following. The Barnes and Noble University Bookstore will have copies of Dr. Darder’s books for sale before and after the event.

Miranda Mooney Senior Recital
David M. French Hall, Room 164
Miranda Mooney, soprano, will present her senior recital, accompanied by Frank Pitts.
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 16

Celebration of Teaching

Celebration Honoring Teaching and Faculty Work at UM-Flint
134 Frances Willson Thompson Library
4 - 6 p.m.

Friday, April 17

Chancellor's Symposium
University Public Engagement
Michigan Rooms, Harding Mott University Center
9:30 – 11 a.m.

The University of Michigan-Flint has had a long commitment to engagement. Gail Wells, Ph.D. is a leading expert on university public engagement, and the co-author of the book, Becoming an Engaged Campus: A Practical Guide for Institutionalizing Public Engagement. Join Dr. Wells and other speakers as they delve deeply into what it means to be an engaged university in Flint and Genesee County.

Investiture Ceremony of Chancellor Susan E. Borrego
The Whiting, Flint Cultural Center
2 p.m.

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Cultural Center
3:30 – 5 p.m.

Celebration and Fundraiser
Riverfront Center, Downtown Flint
7 – 10 p.m.
Tickets - $100 per person

Spring Dance Concert
UM-Flint Theatre
7:30 – 9 p.m.
Tickets - $10 general admission, $8 students, alumni, seniors, faculty, staff, & veterans