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  1. June 6, 1994

    Staff recognition awards program draws 200 nominees

    More than 200 staff were nominated by peers, faculty and students for Staff Recognition Awards presented for the first time at the Workplace of the ’90s Conference May 24–25. The winners are: Katrina Ward Hope, basic science administrator in biological chemistry at the Medical School, who received the Distinguished Service Award; Leah J. Long, administrative…
  2. June 6, 1994

    Music, massage release tensions and work as stress-reduction strategies

    By Diane Swanbrow News and Information Services As workloads have increased throughout the ’90s, so has the level of job stress. Kristen Storey, a staff development assistant at Human Resource Development, and Minda Hart, the owner of Earth Wisdom Music in Ann Arbor, offered a workshop on conventional and unconventional stress reduction strategies. The Michigan…
  3. June 6, 1994

    Self-empowerment is key to creating your own future

    By Mary Jo Frank Self awareness, vision, purpose, commitment and making a contribution are the keys to becoming a confident, empowered person, according to Oscar L. Britton. In his keynote speech at the Workplace of the ’90s, Britton urged the more than 660 participants attending the May 24 program at the Michigan League to rely…
  4. June 6, 1994

    Nelson Professor of Philosophy named

    Philosophy Prof. Lawrence Sklar will become the first holder of the James B. and Grace J. Nelson Professorship of Philosophy. His appointment, effective Sept. 1, was approved by the Regents at their May meeting. “A person of outstanding reputation for learning and teaching ability in philosophy is being appointed to the Nelson Professorship,” said LS&A…
  5. June 6, 1994

    Nelms will lead U-M-Flint; Lehman to head Law School

    The appointment of Charlie Nelms, chancellor of Indiana University East, as chancellor of the U-M-Flint campus and the appointment of Jeffrey Sean Lehman as dean of the Law School on the Ann Arbor campus were approved by the Regents at their May meeting. Nelms will become chancellor effective Aug. 1. Lehman’s appointment is effective July…
  6. June 6, 1994

    OBITUARY

    Charles L. Dolph Charles L. Dolph, professor emeritus of mathematics, died June 1 at his home here after a long illness. He was 75 years old. While serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II, Dolph was part of a team of scientists who developed an IFF (“Identification: Friend or Foe”) radar system, which…
  7. June 6, 1994

    Car rental agreement renewed

    The Big Ten universities have renewed their agreement with National Car Rental at the same rates, terms and conditions for an additional year, through May 31, 1995. U-M travelers should use Recap No. 5000490 so that free loss damage waiver (LDW) and primary liability coverage will be automatically provided on rentals, for both business and…
  8. June 6, 1994

    State awards UROP $127,000 grant

    By Kellee Davis News and Information Services LS&A’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP), designed to bring together first- and second-year students with faculty researchers, has received a $127,000 grant from the state of Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Minority Equity for the fourth consecutive year. “This is especially nice since the Office rarely funds…
  9. June 6, 1994

    Multicultural, diversity efforts need continual re-evaluation

    By Bernie DeGroat News and Information Services While much progress has been made in the six years since the inception of the Michigan Mandate—the embodiment of the University’s commitment to multiculturalism on campus—continual assessment of the University’s diversity efforts are needed. That was the message delivered by President James J. Duderstadt to more than 50…
  10. May 23, 1994

    Here’s where you can get new card

    The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is issuing the new ID cards throughout the summer 1–4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Campus Safety Services Building, 1239 Kipke Drive, and 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Thursdays at the DPS North Campus Commons Neighborhood Office. Photo ID services will not be available the week of July 3. The North Campus…