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  1. September 6, 1994

    Engineering’s Ni one of 30 nationwide to receive 1994 Presidential Faculty Fellow Award

    By Sally Pobojewski News and Information Services Jun Ni, associate professor of mechanical engineering and applied mechanics, is one of 30 scientists and engineers named by President Bill Clinton to receive a 1994 Presidential Faculty Fellow Award. The award recognizes young college and university faculty members who demonstrate excellence and promise both in scientific or…
  2. September 6, 1994

    Business, finance units form task force on workplace violence

    The Business and Finance Division is forming a Workplace Violence Task Force to develop a comprehensive response to workplace violence. Representatives from several Central Campus offices have been asked to form a lead team to begin the process. They include Keith Bruhnsen, manager of the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program; Leo J. Heatley, director of…
  3. September 6, 1994

    Hemingway, Burton team up for broadcast of football games

    By Bernie DeGroat News and Information Services Michigan’s game against Boston College last weekend not only marked the opening of the 1994 football season for the Wolverines, it also featured the return of Michigan Radio and long-time announcer Tom Hemingway to the football airwaves after a six-year hiatus. Hemingway, WUOM sports director and the play-by-play…
  4. September 6, 1994

    LS&A honors 63 for Excellence in Education

    Sixty-three LS&A faculty members have received Excellence in Education Awards from Dean Edie N. Goldenberg. The annual awards, first instituted in 1991, recognize faculty members for special contributions to the College’s educational mission. Support for the Excellence in Education Awards comes from the College’s gift funds. Award winners by department are: American Culture/Romance Languages and…
  5. September 6, 1994

    HOT OFF THE PRESS

    Editor’s Note: The following books have been published by the U-M Press. The Walls of Jericho, by Rudolph Fisher. A physician and writer, Fisher was the author of several short stories and novels. Fisher, who lived most of his life in Harlem and Jamaica, Long Island, died at the age of 37 in 1934. The…
  6. September 6, 1994

    15 researchers awarded promotions

    Listed below are the 15 members of the research faculty who received promotions effective Sept. 1. LS&A: Mark A. Skalsey, physics, associate research scientist. Institute for Social Research: Amiram D. Vinokur, research scientist. Medical School: Gary J. Fischer, dermatology, associate research scientist; Craig Hammerberg, dermatology, assistant research scientist; David I. Yule, physiology, assistant research scientist.…
  7. September 6, 1994

    Meridian Voice Mail passwords have new parameters for length

    The Meridian Voice Mail system used by U-M faculty and staff was upgraded by Information Technology Division (ITD) Network Systems in late August. In addition to enhancing the service, the upgrade affects the way passwords are set for the system. The system no longer accepts a password containing only two digits. Newly set passwords or…
  8. September 6, 1994

    Kellogg grant provides U-M link to 600 public libraries

    By Janet Nellis Mendler News and Information Services Under a W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant, some 600 public library sites across Michigan—from Cedarville in the eastern Upper Peninsula to Saugatuck in the southwest—now have a human and electronic link to the University Library. The two-year, $625,000 grant enables the Library to deliver research information for community…
  9. September 6, 1994

    U celebrates students’arrival

    By Mary Jo Frank A colorful and warm welcome awaited members of the class of 1994 at the New Student Convocation last Thursday. Flags from each of the University’s schools and colleges and dozens of bright yellow mums served as a backdrop on Hill Auditorium’s stage for the many-colored academic gowns and hoods worn by…
  10. June 6, 1994

    Researchers will present latest info on cancer-fighting foods June 10

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services Top nutrition and cancer researchers will present the latest information on cancer-fighting foods at a conference at the U-M Friday (June 10). Sponsored by the Human Nutrition Program of the School of Public Health, the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Ann Arbor Dietetic Association, the conference, “Nutrition and…