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  1. October 19, 1992

    Artists transform monuments into messages

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Services The monuments that once stood as paeans to communism could, with a little work, be transformed to send a new message to future generations, according to Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, Russian emigre artists who will participate in next week’s conference “Utopian Revisions.” The visiting artists will present…
  2. October 19, 1992

    Interuniversity cooperation will ensure availability of costly specialized journals

    By Rebecca A. Doyle Avoiding cost increases and improving the quality of service were the goals of the Michigan Research Libraries Triangle (MRLT) when it began a collaborative effort last year to share the journal resources of libraries at Michigan State University, Wayne State University and the U-M. “No library can stand alone any more,”…
  3. October 19, 1992

    Salary program a high priority in budget request

    In discussing the University’s 1993–94 state budget request with members of the Board of Regents last week, U-M officials underscored “the special role played by research universities, and the U-M in particular, as a `direct’ force for economic development and growth, besides its basic function of training tomorrow’s citizens and leaders.” They urged that “this…
  4. October 5, 1992

    Open enrollment for health insurance plans is Oct. 19–30

    Editor’s Note: A revised insert on the health insurance plans is included as an insert in this issue of the Record. It reflects a change in rates for retirees for United of Omaha only. From the Office of Staff Benefits The annual open enrollment period for health insurance will be Oct. 19–30. During this period,…
  5. October 5, 1992

    Conference ‘commemorates quincentennial of a different type’

    By Terry Gallagher News and Information Services When Columbus left Spain for the west, Muslims and Jews went east. As Columbus left on his voyages, Spanish Jews were being exiled, persecuted or forced to convert to Christianity. And in 1492, Granada, the last Muslim stronghold in Europe, was taken in the Christian reconquest of Spain.…
  6. October 5, 1992

    Michigan Bell pledges $250,000

    Michigan Bell has made a pledge of $250,000 to the Campaign for Michigan to support construction of the Engineering Center building on North Campus. The new building, estimated to cost $15 million, will house student services, including admissions, records, counseling, career planning and placement, and a variety of other support services. The College of Engineering…
  7. October 5, 1992

    KUDOS

    Sports medicine organization cites Wojtys’ paper Edward Wojtys, associate professor, Department of Surgery, and Laura Huston received the 1992 O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine for their paper “Neuromuscular Performance in Normal and Anterior Cruciate Deficient Lower Extremities.” The award recognizes outstanding clinical or laboratory research efforts applicable…
  8. October 5, 1992

    ‘Discover Native America on Columbus Day’

    The Native American Student Association (NASA) has scheduled a full slate of panels, lectures and performances to help the University community “Discover Native America on Columbus Day” this month. Activities include: Oct. 7 Racism exhibition of commonplace objects, logos, pictures and advertisements that are acceptable to the dominant society but are offensive to Native Americans,…
  9. October 5, 1992

    Domestic Violence Project helps change attitudes about abuse

    By Mary Jo Frank Horrified, the 10-year old girl watched her father attack her mother with a claw hammer. She quickly called 911, and police interrupted the assault. “She really saved her mother’s life,” says Susan McGee, executive director of the Domestic Violence Project/Safe House. The little girl had learned about calling 911 at Kids…
  10. October 5, 1992

    Rackham Gallery exhibition showcases faculty works

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Servcies Half of a coffee can or sewing box scraps and buttons in a major art and architecture exhibition? Sure enough, demonstrates “Surfaces and Structures,” a showcase of new works—many of them comprised of unusual media—by faculty and students of the School of Art and the College of Architecture…