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  1. November 23, 1992

    Rizki and Walz granted emeritus status by Regents

    Two faculty members were given the emeritus title by the Regents at their November meeting. They are: Rose M. Rizki, research scientist in the Department of Biology Rizki’s research, “much of it undertaken jointly with Tahir M. Rizki, has embraced a wide variety of topics concerned with the genetics, development, physiology, and molecular and cellular…
  2. November 23, 1992

    Vice Provost at George mason University selected to head Dearborn campus

    James C. Renick, vice provost for academic initiatives and external affairs at George Mason University, will become chancellor of the U-M-Dearborn. His appointment, effective Jan. 4, 1993, was approved by the Regents at their November meeting. He also will serve as professor of education and public administration. Bernard W. Klein has been interim chancellor at…
  3. November 23, 1992

    WUOM exceeds goal, ends drive early

    Michigan Radio’s Autumn Drive fund-raising drive, which surpassed its goal last Wednesday, raised $183,000. Michigan Radio officials had promised to end what was to be a 10-day drive when the $160,000 goal was reached. Although no requests were made for contributions after 7:15 p.m. Nov. 18—the ninth day of the drive—an additional $2,000 was pledged…
  4. November 23, 1992

    Profile offers a detailed look at racial composition of faculty

    Information on the racial makeup of the Ann Arbor campus faculty this year is found in a report that provides a “snapshot” look at the racial/ethnic makeup of the faculty and includes data on the hiring of new minority faculty. Numbers in the “snapshot” reflect instructional staff who were on campus and in the staff…
  5. November 23, 1992

    Rackham Merit Fellows are honored at reception

    Ninety-eight Rackham Merit Fellows, the largest number of students as a group to achieve candidacy in their pursuit of doctoral degrees, were honored at a reception last week at the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies last week. Warren H. Whatley, associate dean for graduate recruitment and support, congratulated the fellows on “achieving this…
  6. November 23, 1992

    Duderstadt shares ideas to stimulate intellectual change

    By Mary Jo Frank Achieving an appropriate balance between rigid academic disciplines and riskier interdisciplinary teaching and scholarship is one of the major challenges facing the modern university, according to President James J. Duderstadt. Speaking to Senate Assembly Nov. 16 on “Redrawing the Boundaries: Developing a Structure for the New Intellectual Realities”, Duderstadt said that…
  7. November 23, 1992

    Adoption: transcending bloodlines takes years of emotional work

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services Adoption often is hailed as a perfect solution. It gives the child the parents he needs and the parents a child to love. “But while adoption meets real social and personal needs, it simultaneously denies the child’s and the adoptive parents’ deeply held, unrealized wishes,” says Elinor B.…
  8. November 16, 1992

    Howell will study use of medical equipment from 1925 to 1950

    Joel D. Howell, associate professor of internal medicine, has received a Charles E. Culpepper Foundation Scholarship in Medical Humanities. He will receive $30,000 per year for three years to fund his research on how American physicians used medical equipment in 1925–50. He will focus on the equipment and its capabilities as well as on the…
  9. November 16, 1992

    Symposium will focus on global impact of free trade in Western Hemisphere

    The global impact of free trade in the Western Hemisphere will be the focus of a two-day symposium here Friday and Saturday (Nov. 20–21). The free, public symposium, “Issues in the Formation of a Western Hemisphere Regional Bloc,” will be held in the Hussey Room of the Michigan League. “Now that we have reached agreement…
  10. November 16, 1992

    HOT OFF THE PRESS

    Editor’s Note: The following books have been published by the U-M Press . Remembered Lives: The Work of Ritual, Storytelling, and Growing Older by Barbara Myerhoff. Edited and with an introduction by Marc Kaminsky, founding co-director of the Myerhoff Center, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Long before the current interest in gerontology came about, Myerhoff…