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  1. October 11, 1993

    New information technology coordinating committee organized

    A new Administrative Information Technology Coordinating Committee (AITCC), chaired by Robert N. Moenart, controller and director of financial operations, has been formed as a result of the recommendation of the Administrative Technology Working Group (ATWG). ATWG, one of three groups commissioned by Provost Gilbert R. Whitaker Jr. as part of a Universitywide evaluation of information…
  2. October 11, 1993

    Wooley wins $500,000 Packard Fellowship

    By Sally Pobojewski News and Information Services Trevor D. Wooley, assistant professor of mathematics, is one of 20 science and engineering researchers nationwide to receive a five-year $500,000 fellowship from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. The Packard Fellowships were established to support the work of promising young scientists and engineers and to encourage talented…
  3. October 11, 1993

    Pride-Awareness-Commitment Week begins today

    The Lesbian-Gay Male-Bisexual Programs Office’s (LGMBPO) Pride-Awareness-Commitment Week begins today (Oct. 11) with an open house and reception 4:30–6:30 p.m. at Counseling Services, 3100 Michigan Union. A rally will be held at 7 p.m. today on the steps of the Rackham Building. Rain location is the Henderson Room, Michigan League. The rally will be followed…
  4. October 11, 1993

    Environmental management program gets $100,000 from DuPont

    The U-M has received a grant of $100,000 from DuPont Automotive for its new Corporate Environmental Management Program (CEMP). CEMP is a joint initiative by the School of Business Administration and the School of Natural Resources and Environment. Its goal is to train new environmental and corporate managers who have an understanding of economic growth…
  5. October 11, 1993

    Regents approve administrative appointments for 15

    Administrative appointments approved by the Regents at their September meeting included: Donald R. Brown, professor of psychology, will continue to serve as director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching until Oct. 31. Glenda Radine will continue to serve as interim director of the U-M Extension Service until June 30, 1995. George I.…
  6. October 11, 1993

    U-M, Michigan State collaborate on literacy project

    By Bernie DeGroat News and Information Services The University, in conjunction with Michigan State University and the University of Wisconsin, have launched a program that will help students in their states’ school districts become better writers and readers. “Write for Your Life” is a collaborative school-based literacy project in which high school and middle school…
  7. October 11, 1993

    Corpron named to Ward Professorship

    The appointment of Prof. Richard E. Corpron to the Marcus L. Ward Professorship of Dentistry was approved by the Regents at their September meeting, effective Sept. 1. “Dr. Corpron’s contributions to the School, to teaching, and to research have been outstanding,” said School of Dentistry Dean J. Bernard Machen. Corpron is a teacher in pediatric…
  8. October 11, 1993

    Writers, designers win CASE awards

    Several U-M units have received publications awards in competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). “Portraits from the Promised Land: The Grapes of Wrath Revisited,” written by freelancer Suzanne Burr and published in the Michigan Alumnus, won a gold medal in the Best Articles of the Year category. Former Alumnus…
  9. October 11, 1993

    Museum of Art exhibition features photo-collages of Dada artist Hannah Hoch

    “Hannah Hoch: Collages,” an exhibition of photo-collage works by Dada artist Hannah Hoch, will be on view at the Museum of Art Saturday through Nov. 28. Circulated by the Goethe Institute, the free, public exhibition traces Hoch’s achievements in this medium from 1920 through 1967. An exhibition catalogue is available for purchase in the Museum…
  10. October 11, 1993

    General Fund expenditures up 6.9 percent from 1991–92

    Expenditures in the General Fund of the University’s three campuses in 1992–93 totaled $711,335,000, a 6.9 percent increase over the previous year. The General Fund relies largely on student fees and state appropriations, and pays for teaching, research, library services, student scholarships and fellowships, and maintenance and operation of physical properties, among other services. Farris…