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  1. November 9, 1992

    Health unit receives grant

    The Health Promotion and Community Relations Department, University Health Service (UHS), has been awarded a $1,000 grant by the American College Health Association. The funding will be used to design, implement and evaluate focus group sessions with Minority Peer Advisers with respect to the existing HIV/STD prevention programming on campus. The project is a collaborative…
  2. November 9, 1992

    Videoconferencing Center hosts open house

    By Rebecca A. Doyle Broadening the reach of the University, saving departments time and money, and clearing the way for fast communication over long distances are the objectives of the Videoconferencing and Distance Learning Center. Staff at the center, located in 300 North Ingalls Building, will demonstrate the new technology to the University community 8…
  3. November 9, 1992

    Everything’s harmonious for Diversity Choir

    By Mary Jo Frank “We’re good enough this year. We’re going to do everything in harmony,” director James Nissen promises the choir as they launch into a few bars of Michael S. Burn’s “Family.” Rehearsing for a Jan. 18 performance at the Business and Finance Department’s Martin Luther King Day celebration, members of the Diversity…
  4. November 9, 1992

    Cohen to deliver Winkelman Lecture

    Gene D. Cohen, acting director of the National Institute on Aging, will deliver the 13th annual Winkelman Memorial Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12) in Rackham Amphitheater. Cohen will discuss “Understanding Creative Potential in Later Life: Impact on Research, Practice and Policy.” A specialist in geriatric psychiatry, Cohen has held a number of national…
  5. November 9, 1992

    Endowed Business School chair honors Edward Frey

    The Frey Foundation, the eighth largest foundation in Michigan, has made a gift of $1.2 million to the School of Business Administration. The gift will establish the Edward J. Frey Professorship of Banking, pending approval by the Regents. The professorship honors Grand Rapids native Edward John Frey Sr., who for 31 years headed one of…
  6. November 9, 1992

    Register now for Feb. 26 people of color career conference

    By Rebecca A. Doyle Advance registration forms are now available for the 11th annual Career Conference for People of Color, which will be held Feb. 26. This year’s conference theme is “Globally Pulling our Cultures Together: Positioning Ourselves to Empower, Impact and Excel.” The deadline for advance registration is Dec. 4. This year there is…
  7. November 9, 1992

    Allen is visiting fellow at Humanities Institute

    From the Institute for the Humanities Paula Gunn Allen, poet, novelist and short-story writer from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and one of the country’s most visible representatives of Native American culture, will be on campus for two weeks this month. She will be a visiting fellow at the Institute for the Humanities,…
  8. November 9, 1992

    Russian artists suggest alternative uses for political monuments

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Services A neon sign above Lenin’s tomb could flash useful information bulletins for Russian citizens, as well as brighten up the monument. Miniature sculptures of the leader of the Russian revolution lend themselves to household uses, such as candleholders, to serve “an enlightened people.” Russian emigre artists Vitaly Komar…
  9. November 9, 1992

    School of Education gets first endowed chair

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services An endowed professorship in reading and literacy will be established at the School of Education by Jean and Charles R. Walgreen Jr. Walgreen, the retired chairman of the Walgreen Co., received a degree in pharmaceutical chemistry from the U-M in 1928. The endowed professorship, which will be funded…
  10. November 2, 1992

    M-CARE designs new health insurance plan for graduate students

    By Jane R. Elgass Beginning Jan. 1, 1993, certain groups of graduate students will be able to enroll in a health insurance plan that has been tailored to meet their special needs. Called GradCare, the program has been developed by M-CARE and will be available on a group basis to newly appointed graduate student research…