We would like to thank you for your continued support of the University of Michigan-Flint and for your understanding during these challenging times. We are moving forward virtually with author David Sheff on October 14, 2020, at noon.  We hope to “see” you all on the 14th!  (Detailed information below.  To register, click here)

Thank you,

B.J. Hull
Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
University of Michigan – Flint
432 N. Saginaw St., Suite 1001
Flint, MI 48502
(810) 424-5474, bjhull@umich.edu 

University Advancement Contacts:
Brent Nickola, Assoc. Dir. of Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving
(810) 424-5249, bnickola@umich.edu

Melissa Stephens-Farrell, Major Gifts Officer
(810) 424-5480, msfarrel@umich.edu

Ellen Brothers, Major Gifts Officer
(810) 424-5482, elbros@umich.edu


2019-20 Critical Issues Forum Speakers

David Sheff

When everything changes

October 14, 2020

David Sheff is the influential journalist and author of Beautiful Boy, a compassionate investigation of the disease of addiction inspired by his son Nic’s battle with substance abuse. The book was made into a film starring Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet.


Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein

Date: TBD

With clear-eyed critique and plain language, award-winning writer Naomi Klein unpacks the ways global economic policies impact real people and our planet. Her latest book argues urgent action is needed to address climate change and create a just, thriving society.

Naomi Klein will sign copies of her book On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal in Park Place following the luncheon.