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  1. September 14, 1992

    United Way Campaign kicks off Wednesday

    By Rebecca A. Doyle The U-M’s annual United Way campaign begins Wednesday (Sept. 16) with the traditional luncheon for volunteers. More than 350 volunteers have been invited to attend the noon kick-off meal at the Michigan League, which begins the University’s six-week-long drive to raise funds benefitting more than 60 area agencies. This year’s goal…
  2. September 14, 1992

    Applications being accepted for Management Institute

    Vice President Farris W. Womack has announced that applications are being accepted for the 1993 Management Institute for U-M business and finance staff. The intensive course is designed to provide professional and administrative staff members with leadership and management training and a broad perspective about the special needs of higher education. Participants will be selected…
  3. September 14, 1992

    U-M surprised by crime comparison data in new FBI report

    By Joseph H. Owsley News and Information Services University officials were surprised last week to find the U-M and Michigan State University sharing top billing in two crime categories in the newest FBI report listing eight kinds of criminal offenses reported in public universities across the United States. The book-length report contains 1991 crime data…
  4. September 14, 1992

    Campaign Priorities

    While all schools, colleges and units of the University will participate in the Campaign and will have particular areas of emphasis, five program areas have been identified as featured programs. Undergraduate Education Initiative The Center for Undergraduate Education, a bold new approach to higher education, will be both a place and a concept. It will…
  5. September 14, 1992

    New safety reference guide sheds light on campus crime

    Tabs for textbooks may total hundreds of dollars, but students will get one handy reference guide free. Some 58,000 copies of the U-M’s first edition of the Campus Safety Handbook and Annual Security Report will be mailed to all students, faculty and staff this week. The handbook, published by the Department of Public Safety (DPS),…
  6. September 14, 1992

    Services for Students with Disabilities publishing new map, faculty handbook

    By Mary Jo Frank A summer job he landed as a teen-ager steered Sam Goodin toward what would become his life work. “I worked at a camp for children with disabilities. I’m lucky. I fell into it,” explains Goodin, the new director of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD). As a counselor at Southern Illinois…
  7. September 14, 1992

    Medical Center, Oakwood plan to share equipment and personnel

    By Michael Harrison Medical Center Public Relations The Medical Center and Oakwood Health Services Corp. have signed a letter of intent to develop affiliations that will help both organizations meet their educational and patient care objectives. The letter calls for discussions toward agreements on affiliations that will en-hance the availability and quality of edu-cational programs,…
  8. September 14, 1992

    Researchers stalk causes of deadly lung disease

    By Michael Harrison Medical Center Public Relations Researchers at two of Michigan’s largest medical centers have joined forces to track down the cause of one of the most deadly lung diseases. Backed by a five-year, $5 million grant from the Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at the…
  9. September 14, 1992

    UMTRI receives $790,500 grant

    The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) has received a $790,500 grant from the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association of the United States Inc. (MVMA). The grant will support research projects and includes $185,000 in discretionary funds that will be used to maintain and upgrade equipment, to generate new program initiatives, and to support UMTRI’s…
  10. September 14, 1992

    Changes proposed for two Regents’ Bylaws

    Following are proposed changes to Regent’s Bylaws. Comments on the changes should be directed by Sept. 25 to the Office of the General Counsel, 4020 Fleming Administration Building 1340, 764-0304. Proposed Revision of Regents’ Bylaws Section 6.02 (Proposed additions in bold) Sec. 6.02. Degree Program Definitions Undergraduate degree programs are offered by: The University of…