- Member for
- 7 years 18 weeks
- View recent blog entries
|7 weeks 3 days ago||UMF grad||
Majored in chemistry at UMF and went to grad school for the same at NC State. Now employed by ExxonMobil as a research chemist, so I can't really say going to UMF has really "held me back" as some would like to believe.
The business school is growing rapidly on campus. I don't personally know anyone that went through it, but the MBA program has exploded in the past several years.
|40 weeks 2 days ago||This. 100% this!||
This. 100% this!
Sent from MGoBlog HD for iPhone & iPad
|1 year 16 weeks ago||present! section 112 behind the band||
present! section 112 behind the band
Sent from MGoBlog HD for iPhone & iPad
|1 year 47 weeks ago||No love for cookout?||
Never had In-N-Out, but I like Five Guys. But having recently moved to Raleigh, I can say that Cookout is the shit. Simple, flame-broiled burgers for cheap. Mmmmmm
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Proud UMF grad||
I think you're generalizing a bit too much. I am a UMF grad and I claim to be an alumnus of the University of Michigan because that's what my degree says. But on my CV, Linkedin, etc. and if anyone asks, without hesitation I tell them I graduated from Flint. No, it's not the same campus or admission standards (for sure), but smart people come from everywhere. I was admitted to Ann Arbor for undergrad, but it was MUCH cheaper for me to live at home and commute to Flint.
In my field (chemistry), the ACS standardizes the curriculum for a certified degree and it's the same at every university. The same core concepts are convered and I guarantee that I could take any chem class in Ann Arbor and get all As just like I did in Flint. I'm now getting my PhD from NC State because I like the research that I'm doing here with a faculty member that's in an NSF collaboration with some of the best people in the country, including Melanie Sanford in AA. But having "Flint" on my degree didn't stop me from also being admitted to AA, Wisconsin, Washington, and UNC for grad school. Oh, I also had an NSF fellowship as an undergrad.
There are definitely people who try to "fake" going to AA, and I don't condone that at all. But your elitist attitude toward this subject is why many people view UM grads as arrogant and entitled. I'm an alumnus of the university and I do my best to represent it as well as I can. I wish everyone else could say the same. I hope my accomplishments are "polished" enough, because I'd love to climb up onto that horse with you.
|3 years 22 weeks ago||That picture of Funchess is||
That picture of Funchess is amazing. New desktop background.
|3 years 30 weeks ago||Thank-you for saying what||
Thank-you for saying what needed to be said. They don't give out the numbers for the benefit of the fans. It's a great honor for the players and draws attention to the great tradition at Michigan.
And for those complaining about players making their own legacy, they could always use the number from before the switch. If Gallon really does do enough to have #10 put into Legends circulation, then they can use that number. BUT, do you then honor Gallon or Tom Brady? I gurantee people wouldn't be screaming "get off my lawn" if Gallon had been awarded the #1.....
|3 years 32 weeks ago||The only ads in the stadium I||
The only ads in the stadium I would care about would be the ones on the video board. Stadiums that use 30% of the board for advertisements are just plain ugly. Other than that, I don't care about advertising. Vendors are all over the place peddling merchandise and services. The game program is basically just an ad book with a roster and a player profile. I don't think you'll ever see the stadium being "plastered" with ads.
|3 years 38 weeks ago||Happy Canada Day!||
Just got in from spending my first Canada Day in the capital. Ottawa knows how to party! Great fireworks at Parliament and some cool pubs in the Byward Market.
|4 years 2 weeks ago||JUST WIN||
that is all.
|4 years 3 weeks ago||Question||
Did LSA commit because of Shane Morris' recruiting prowess? I didn't realize it extended to the MGoBoard!!
|4 years 7 weeks ago||Michigan by 1||
"That's a bold move Cotton, we'll see how it plays out."
|4 years 8 weeks ago||Don't read threads that don't||
Don't read threads that don't interest you. Simple stuff.
|4 years 12 weeks ago||Great conference preview.||
Great conference preview. Lost it at "except for penn state". hahaha
|4 years 15 weeks ago||Good thing I took advantage||
Good thing I took advantage of the package deal when the season started. Can't wait to see this team in person!!
|4 years 16 weeks ago||Well I can tell you this||
I'm not as think as I drunk you are
|4 years 16 weeks ago||here comes the neg||
|4 years 16 weeks ago||All Conference Lists||
Can we get an All B1G list based on selections by Brian, Ace, and Heiko? I feel like it would be much more accurate and fair than the official pile of crap lists. It seems like the people selecting (even the coaches) don't know jack.
|4 years 22 weeks ago||han shot first||
Damn, beat me to it
|4 years 22 weeks ago||I was just thinking the same||
I was just thinking the same thing. The atmosphere in the Big House when he walked onto the field was my best experience there so far, bar none. Unforgettable. Way to go Brock!!!
|4 years 23 weeks ago||Agreed||
Good read. I find it utterly ironic that Dantonio said that line about "where's the threat" because as I recall, it was him that said "pride comes before the fall" after Hart immortalized the little brother terminology in 2007.....
|4 years 28 weeks ago||so true||
^ that was epic win right there. rofl
|4 years 30 weeks ago||Fix||
I think I've fixed the spreadsheet, judging by what people had entered into each field. All the column headings should be correct now.
|4 years 33 weeks ago||I wish McDonough could call||
I wish McDonough could call all our games. IMO he just has that voice you want in someone who's commentating. I can still hear "TOUCHDOWN!! GREG MATHEWS!!!" in my head every time I think of McDonough.
|4 years 34 weeks ago||I'll venture a bold guess and||
I'll venture a bold guess and say Marian the Librarian, because we'll badly need our secondary to perform well if the revamped DL can't get pressure by themselves.
|4 years 34 weeks ago||Uh-oh, Brian put "informative||
Uh-oh, Brian put "informative update" in all caps. The pressure's on, Ace!!!
|4 years 35 weeks ago||I wish there was a scale on||
I wish there was a scale on the side, because I'm pretty sure his arms are longer than I am tall. Wow.
|4 years 40 weeks ago||along the same line, i love||
along the same line, i love how he just says "Ohio". Great to see that these kids have that attitude already
|4 years 41 weeks ago||Good point||
While I agree the joke is harmless and not really that bad, I just wouldn't want to be a recruit that saw that type of talk on here. Not saying we we get a lot of them, but it's possible. I agree that criticism of the staff is sometimes warranted (I do it too), but not when it comes to the abilities of a player. I think in this particular scenario they've earned our trust. But how does JUB put it? UM fans are more like opera critics than football fans? ;)
|4 years 41 weeks ago||come on||
I really don't like that we're criticizing the recruitment of Sypniewski so much. If the staff felt he deserved a scholarship, who are we to judge? Give the kid a chance. Just throwing that out there.