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  1. January 18, 1993

    Work on Kipke Drive building OKd

    Renovation projects for the 1239 Kipke Drive Building (formerly Associated Springs), recently acquired by the University, were approved by the Regents at their December meeting. “The acquisition provides the University with an opportunity to solve a number of immediate and long-range academic and administrative space needs,” said Vice President Farris W. Womack. These include: —Relocating…
  2. January 18, 1993

    RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

    Editor’s Note: These summaries of research projects were presented to the Regents at their December meeting by William C. Kelly, vice president for research. The material here was prepared for the Record by the staff of ResearchNews, a publication of the Division of Research Development and Administration. Liberalization and Its Limits: State Formation and State…
  3. January 18, 1993

    Regents honor Klein, again

    The following citation was presented by the Regents at their December meeting to Bernard Klein, interim chancellor at U-M-Dearborn. “The Regents are once again indebted to Dr. Bernard Klein for his service as interim chancellor of the Dearborn campus since September of this year. “As he did in 1979–80, Dr. Klein has once again brought…
  4. January 18, 1993

    Search advisory group for admissions director appointed

    A search advisory committee for a director of undergraduate admissions has been appointed by Mary Ann P. Swain, associate vice president for academic affairs. The committee will hire an outside consultant to assist in the search and currently is developing criteria for the position. Swain hopes to fill the position by Aug. 1. The group…
  5. January 18, 1993

    ‘Architectural fantasies’ on display in Rackham Galleries

    By Terry Gallagher News and Information Services The “architectural fantasies” of Iakov Chernikhov, on display in the Rackham Galleries through Feb. 1, are not plans for buildings as much as they are proposals for a new world of architectural form and a new language of vision. Chernikhov was a leading architect, graphic artist, theorist and…
  6. January 18, 1993

    Worldwide geographical details available in new database

    New computer software providing geographic information beneficial for product marketing, regional planning, emergency preparedness and transportation planning, among other uses, is being developed as a demonstration application by the Center for Information Technology Integration (CITI) and the Open Software Foundation (OSF). The U-M’s bid was the only one accepted for OSF funding. The software is…
  7. January 18, 1993

    PERSPECTIVE

    Commitment to Collaboration: Toward a Detroit Initiative for the University of Michigan By Barry N. Checkoway Professor of Social Work and of Urban, Technological and Urban Planning University and Community The University of Michigan—created by the state, designated to receive resources from public taxation, and mandated to account to the public through its Board of…
  8. January 18, 1993

    Prechter gift funds laboratory in School of Ed

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services Waltraud and Heinz Prechter, through the World Heritage Foundation, have made a $500,000 grant to the School of Education. The grant will be used to establish the Prechter Laboratory for Interactive Technology. The laboratory will be used to design and create highly sophisticated interactive educational materials and will…
  9. January 18, 1993

    W-2 forms go in mail this week

    From the Payroll Office Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statements for 1992 will be mailed this week to University regular and part-time employees who received earnings in 1992. Listings for federal and state taxable wages will exclude any tax-deferred retirement contributions. However, such contributions were subject to Social Security and Medicare tax and therefore are…
  10. January 18, 1993

    Peace Corps Fellows/USA Program receives grant

    By Diane Swanbrow News and Information Services The School of Education has received an $829,584 grant from the DeWitt Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund to support the School’s Peace Corps Fellows/USA Program. The four-year grant was announced Jan. 12 in Washington, D.C., by Barbara Zartman, acting director of the Peace Corps, and Mildred Hudson, educational program officer…