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UM-Flint's spring commencement saw 748 graduates participate during two ceremonies Sunday at Perani Arena and Events Center. View more photos of the morning ceremony and afternoon ceremony, and read about the individual paths some of the students took to graduation. (Photo by Bob Mabbitt, UM-Flint)
Congratulations Class of 2015
"When an 18-year-old new employee knows all of the key metrics of the business as well as the CEO, you can expect an extraordinarily energized workplace and better results."
Wayne Baker, Robert P.Thome Professor of Management and Organizations, on open-book finance.
Michigan in the News
Timothy Chupp, professor of physics and biomedical engineering, was quoted in a story about "exit velocity" — the speed of a baseball as it leaves the bat — an increasingly popular way to measure a hitter's performance.
"When examining the tensions that erupted in Baltimore in the last two weeks, the consequences of losing homes should not be minimized as a factor in the sense of outrage and injustice," said Martha Jones, associate professor of history and Afromamerican and African studies.
An article about the concentration of fast food restaurants and its impact on health featured comments by Dr. Lewis Morgenstern, professor of neurology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine and epidemiology, and Daniel Kruger, research assistant professor of health behavior and health education.
Percy Bates, professor of education, was quoted in an article about a unique mentorship program in several Detroit schools in which high-achieving middle school students help elementary students boost their reading skills.
"In other parts of the world, especially emerging countries, banks are more aggressively marketing their mobile banking services," said M.S. Krishnan, professor of technology and operations and associate dean of global initiatives at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Research by Sara Adar, assistant professor of epidemiology, suggests that reducing diesel air pollution from school buses could lead to 14 million fewer student absences each year in the United States.