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  1. November 16, 1992

    CARMEL wins magazine’s ‘Best of What’s New’ Award

    CARMEL, the U-M robot that won first place in a national robotics competition last summer, has been chosen by the editors of Popular Science magazine to receive a “Best of What’s New” award for 1992. The “Best of What’s New” is an annual selection of the year’s 100 top products, technologies and scientific achievements as…
  2. November 16, 1992

    Rockefeller Foundation grant supports 6 CAAS postdoctoral fellows

    By Terry Gallagher News and Information Services The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS) has received a $249,500 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation to provide postdoctoral fellowships for scholars in the humanities to work on the theme of “African Peoples in the Industrial Age.” “Structural changes in the global economy have long linked African…
  3. November 16, 1992

    New registrar coming from U of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

    The appointment of Laura McCain Patterson as University Registrar has been announced by Mary Ann P. Swain, associate vice president for academic affairs. She will assume her new duties May 1. Patterson will succeed Douglas R. Woolley, who has served as interim registrar since the retirement of Alfred A. Stuart in June. Patterson has been…
  4. November 16, 1992

    Soviet expert teaches advanced fighter aircraft design

    By Sally Pobojewski News and Information Services The best part about living in Ann Arbor is the people, says Moscow aircraft designer Oleg Samoilovich, who is a visiting professor in aerospace engineering this term. “People are very friendly, open and straight-forward,” Samoilovich says. “I don’t feel like I’m in a foreign country.” Samoilovich, who speaks…
  5. November 16, 1992

    $1.9 million Kellogg grant will fund curriculum changes in public health

    A four-year, $1.9 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has been awarded to the School of Public Health to integrate community-based public health approaches into course work, student internships and research. The Kellogg grant supports the Detroit-Genesee Community-based Public Health Consortium, which includes the School of Public Health, the School of Social Work, the…
  6. November 16, 1992

    Survey Research Center keeps tabs on pulse of the nation

    By Rebecca A. Doyle Telephone lines were unusually busy the past few weeks as pollsters called the American public to find out how they would vote in the presidential election. Now that the final tallies are in and Bill Clinton is preparing to take office, things are settling back to normal. But at the Institute…
  7. November 16, 1992

    Team participation worth the investment in time, effort

    Members of the first Quality Improvement Team in the Information Technology Division (ITD) to complete its work last week said they were “sad it’s over” and that it was “exciting being a member of a pilot project.” The team members work at ITD’s Network Operations Center on North Campus. The nine members, who have met…
  8. November 16, 1992

    Sensor helps doctors monitor heparin levels in whole blood

    By Sally Pobojewski News and Information Services U-M researchers have developed the first sensor that can directly measure the amount of heparin in whole blood and alert physicians to the dangerous bleeding heparin produces in some patients. Heparin is a drug commonly used in surgery to prevent the formation of blood clots that can cause…
  9. November 16, 1992

    Fierce Xian warriors stationed temporarily at Museum of Art

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Services Two ancient, life-sized terra-cotta Chinese warriors and a war horse have journeyed from a pit in Xian, China, to the Museum of Art where they now stand guard in the West Gallery. Starting tomorrow (Nov. 17), the public may view these clay representatives of the powerful army that…
  10. November 16, 1992

    You, too, can use quality tools

    Two elements of the quality management approach can be adopted and adapted for daily use by anyone, even if they are not involved in M-Quality activities. The first is use of a PAL for meetings, which translates to Purpose, Agenda, Limit. Every meeting should have a purpose, a statement of what is to be accomplished…