2019-20 CAS
EVENTS CALENDAR

Events on this calendar are subject to change without notice. 

For academic calendars, visit the Office of the Registrar website.

OCTOBER 2019

OCTOBER 29
History Wyatt Lecture: Celtic Origins of Halloween.
Join Professor John Ellis to discover how Halloween is steeped in the traditions of the Irish, Scottish, and Welsh people.
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: 251 French Hall

OCTOBER 30
Fine & Performing Arts Showcase.
Prospective & current students interested in Music, Dance, Theatre, or the Visual Arts are invited to view performances and projects and meet with current students and faculty
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: University Center Happenings Room
RSVP: https://www.umflint.edu/admissions/fine-and-performing-arts-event 

NOVEMBER 2019

NOVEMBER 1-3
Theatre Performance: The Liar. The first production of the season from the Department of Theatre & Dance is The Liar, adapted from Le Menteur by Pierre Corneille.
Visit https://tickets.thewhiting.com/8524 for showtimes and tickets. 

NOVEMBER 13
Coffee & Conversation: Technology and Privacy
with UM-Flint Political Science. All are welcome to join and discuss issues and concerns. 
Time: 1 - 2 p.m.
Location: French Hall 335
Contact: 810.762.3470 or visit umflint.edu/polsci

NOVEMBER 13
LLE 3.0: Data Visualization.
Join professors Heather Dawson (BIO) and Jacob Lederman (SOC/ANT/CRJ) for a discussion on how making data accessible can benefit your career or business. 
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Ferris Wheel (615 Saginaw St.) 
RSVP: https://forms.gle/iHtXa6rAXzU6vtES8

NOVEMBER 14-15
Fall Dance Concert. Faculty & student choreographed yearly dance concert featuring a variety of dance styles. 
Showtimes and tickets at https://tickets.thewhiting.com/overview/8531. 

NOVEMBER 14
Wyatt Lecture: Brexit and the Threat to the Northern Irish Peace Process. 
Join Professor Robert Savage (Boston College) for a lecture that will address the origins and persistence of ‘the Troubles’ and address why Brexit threatens Northern Ireland’s hard-earned but fragile peace. 
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: 251 French Hall

NOVEMBER 21
Zillion Solutions Award Ceremony. 
346 UM-Flint students submitted videos pitching a unique product or idea that solves a problem. 110 of them are CAS students. Attend this award ceremony to see which teams will be awarded the grand prize; three CAS teams are guaranteed to win at least $250 for their ideas! 
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Riverfront Banquet Center
RSVP: http://go.umflint.edu/ZillionAward

NOVEMBER 21
WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT
with the Department of Music. $5 general admission. Free to students with Valid MCard. 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre

DECEMBER 2019

DECEMBER 3
Jazz Concert with the Department of Music. $5 general admission. Free to students with valid MCard. 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre

DECEMBER 4
LLE 3.0: User Experience.
Join Associate Professor Ben Gaydos and Assistant Professor Andy Deck for a discussion on how to make digital (and other) experiences easy and accessible.  
Time: Noon
Location: Happenings Room
Contact: (810) 237-6537

DECEMBER 4
Coffee & Conversation: Trade Wars
with the Department of Political Science
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: 335 French Hall
Contact: 810.762.3470 or visit umflint.edu/polsci

DECEMBER 5
Orchestra Concert
with the Department of Music. $5 general admission. Free to students with valid MCard. 
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre

DECEMBER 7
Madrigals Dinner with the Department of Music. Sounds of the Season Concert to follow. 
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: St. Paul's Episcopal Church (711 S. Saginaw St.)
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

DECEMBER 8
Honor Band Concert with the Department of Music. $5 general admission. Free to students with valid MCard. 
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

DECEMBER 14
Tuba Christmas with the Department of Music.
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Flint Farmers Market
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

DECEMBER 15
Commencement
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Dort Federal Event Center

JANUARY 2020

JANUARY 15
Coffee & Conversation: Presidential Power  and Impeachment with the Department of Political Science
Time: 1-2 p.m. 
Location: 329 French Hall
Free Admission

JANUARY 24
Faculty Recital with the Department of Music
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: 164 French Hall
Free Admission

JANUARY 24 - FEBRUARY 2
Antigone. An updated performance of the Greek classic from the Department of Theatre & Dance. 
Visit https://tickets.thewhiting.com/8527 for showtimes and tickets. 

JANUARY 29
LLE 3.0: Perseverance. Join the chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance, Janet Haley, for a discussion on how you can persevere through tough moments in your career. 
Time: 11 a.m. 
Location: Happenings Room
Free Admission

FEBRUARY 2020

JANUARY 24 - FEBRUARY 2
Antigone. An updated performance of the Greek classic from the Department of Theatre & Dance. 
Visit https://tickets.thewhiting.com/8527 for showtimes and tickets. 

FEBRUARY 15
Family Math at the Market. Bring the kids for this family-friendly event featuring hands-on math exploration. 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - noon. 
Location: Flint Farmers Market
Contact: (810) 424-5388

FEBRUARY 17
Make Music on Presidents' Day. Local High School students are invited to campus to perform with the Department of Music. 
Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: First-floor French Hall 
Contact: (810) 762-3377

FEBRUARY 19
LLE 3.0: Social Media. Join UM-Flint professors to discuss how you can use social media in unexpected ways to benefit your career. 
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Happenings Room

FEBRUARY 19
Coffee & Conversation: Health Insurance in the U.S. with the Department of Political Science
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: 329 French Hall

FEBRUARY 26
Musical Crossings Concert
. Featuring the Chamber Singers and Wind Symphony. $5 general admission. Free to students with valid MCard. 
Time: 7:30 p.m. 
Location: St. Matthew Catholic Church, 706 Beach St.
Contact: (810) 762-3377

 

MARCH 2020

MARCH 11
Michigan Indigenous Language and Culture. 
Featuring Dr. Adam Haviland (Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College). Explore the heritage language Anishinaabemowin. 
Time: 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Location: 314 MSB

MARCH 16 CANCELED
Scientist Origin Stories: MSU Veterinary Students.  UM-Flint alumnae Brittiany Wolodkin and Halley Robson return to campus for a discussion on their experiences as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students. 
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: 111 French Hall 

MARCH 18 CANCELED
Coffee & Conversation: Election 2020 with the Department of Political Science. 
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: 329 French Hall

MARCH 21 CANCELED
Freshman & Transfer Preview Day. Prospective students can join us to learn more about UM-Flint and be entered to win a $1000 scholarship. 
Time: 10:00 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: University Center. 

MARCH 25 CANCELED
American Sign Language. Featuring UM-Flint alum Myles Hudkins. 
Time: 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Location: 314 MSB. 

MARCH 27-29 CANCELED
Ordinary Days. Set in New York City, the musical follows four characters, Claire, Jason, Warren, and Deb, exploring how their ordinary lives connect in the most amazing ways.
Visit https://tickets.thewhiting.com/8529 for showtimes & tickets. 

 

APRIL 2020

APRIL 1 CANCELED
LLE 3.0: Risk Taking. Join UM-Flint professors to learn how to think about risk taking in business and your career.
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Ferris Wheel (615 Saginaw St.)

APRIL 3 CANCELED
Chamber Music Concert at UM-Flint. Free admission.
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: 164 French Hall
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

APRIL 3-5 RESCHEDULED TO FALL 2020
Ordinary Days. Set in New York City, the musical follows four characters, Claire, Jason, Warren, and Deb, exploring how their ordinary lives connect in the most amazing ways.
Visit tickets.thewhiting.com/8529 for tickets and showtimes. 

APRIL 5 CANCELED
Vocal Arts Concert featuring UM-Flint's Chamber Singers and University Chorale. 
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: First Presbyterian Church, 746 Saginaw St., Flint
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

APRIL 10-11 CANCELED
Spring Dance Concert. Faculty Choreographed yearly dance concert featuring a variety of dance styles and suitable for all ages.
Visit tickets.thewhiting.com/8533 for tickets and showtimes.
 

APRIL 13 CANCELED
Windy Symphony Concert at UM-Flint. $5 admission; free with UM I.D.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music

APRIL 15 CANCELED
Coffee & Conversation: The Politics of Education with the Department of Political Science.
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: 329 French Hall

APRIL 16 CANCELED
University Orchestra Concert at UM-Flint. $5 admission; free with UM I.D.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit
umflint.edu/music

APRIL 17 CANCELED
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo Concert at UM-Flint. $5 admission; free with UM I.D.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: UM-Flint Theatre
Contact: (810) 762-3377 or visit umflint.edu/music