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  1. March 28, 1994

    Program in feminist practice brings psychologist Russo to campus

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services Nancy Felipe Russo, noted feminist, psychologist and educator, will visit the University April 4–8. She will speak on “Post-Abortion Responses: The Construction of a Syndrome” 4–6 p.m. April 6 in the Rackham Amphitheater. She also will discuss “Latinas and Mental Health” at a Women’s Studies brown bag at…
  2. March 28, 1994

    Humanities Institute fellowships go to 7 faculty, 5 grad students

    The Institute for the Humanities has awarded fellowships to seven faculty and five graduate students for work they will pursue while in residence at the Institute during 1994-95. The projects are connected to the Institute’s theme for the year, “Work and Play.” Institute Director James Winn, who chaired both selection committees, emphasizes the excellence of…
  3. March 28, 1994

    Clarke co-directs project at Argonne photon facility

    By Jane R. Elgass The U-M, Howard University and AT&T Bell Laboratories have created a collaborative team to conduct research at the $467 million Advanced Photon Source (APS) facility at Argonne National Laboratory. Physics Prof. Roy Clarke, who is director of the U-M’s Applied Physics Program, will co-direct the project with Ronald Pindak of AT&T…
  4. March 28, 1994

    New Program for International Initiatives promotes distance-independent education

    The University Library has established a Program for International Initiatives, designed to support the Uni-versity’s goal to become a global institution providing distance-independent education. “Because the University of Michigan has a clearly articulated mission to promote and expand international research and education at Michigan,” says Uni-versity Library Dean Donald E. Riggs, “now is the perfect…
  5. March 28, 1994

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its March meeting. 6 Distinguished University Professorships approved Six Distinguished University Professorships were approved, bringing the total to 18. “Individuals appointed to these prestigious professorships have attained national and international recognition for originality and scholarly achievement,” Provost Gilbert R. Whitaker Jr. said.…
  6. March 28, 1994

    U-M, Michigan State and Wayne State libraries will be linked electronically

    The Michigan Research Libraries Triangle (MRTL)—a consortium of the U-M and Michigan State and Wayne State university libraries—has been awarded a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Title II-A program to link electronically their online catalogs and related files. The $300,000 grant has been used to purchase licenses from NOTIS Systems, Inc. for…
  7. March 28, 1994

    Baker named deputy director of Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Laurence H. Baker has been appointed deputy director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and associate chief of the division of Hematology-Oncology at the Medical Center. “We are pleased to be able to attract an individual of Baker’s stature for this important post,” says Max Wicha, center director. “He will bring not only exceptional clinical research…
  8. March 28, 1994

    HOT OFF THE PRESS

    Editor’s Note: The following books have been published by the U-M Press. Water Distribution in Ancient Rome: The Evidence of Frontinus by Harry B. Evans, professor of classics, Fordham University. Over a span of several centuries, Rome supplied itself with a system of aqueducts that brought water to many neighborhoods and allowed the city to…
  9. March 28, 1994

    More automobile drivers buckling up, motorcyclists donning helmets

    By Bernie DeGroat News and Information Services Thanks to increased traffic-safety efforts in Michigan, more and more automobile drivers and motorcyclists are taking measures to protect themselves on roadways, according to a U-M study. Researchers stationed at 168 intersections and freeway exits throughout the state last fall observed 64.4 percent of drivers and front-seat passengers…
  10. March 28, 1994

    Dunn, Lomax and Montalvo elected to SACUA

    By Mary Jo Frank Thomas M. Dunn, Ronald J. Lomax and Alfredo Montalvo will begin serving three-year terms on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) May 1. Dunn and Montalvo were elected at the March 21 Senate Assembly meeting to succeed John Birge and George Cameron. Lomax, who is completing a one-year term,…