The academic year unfurls differently for each UM-Flint student. But they all share the UM-Flint bond. We asked students across the spectrum of schools and colleges within the university to share their thoughts this year. These are their first thoughts.
Immigrant U: Our Story Our Way features interviews with UM-Flint international students about their personal experiences at the university.
Top high school students now will be automatically eligible for scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $7,000 a year (all are renewable for four years) as part of the expansion of the Freshmen Merit Scholarship program being implemented for incoming freshman in 2016.
Shelby Newport is the director of the International and Global Studies (IGS) program at the University of Michigan-Flint. She discusses the program and related issues in this interview with UM-Flint staff writer Robert Gold.