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  1. September 28, 1992

    Press Club meeting focuses on privacy of public figures

    By Janet Nellis Mendler News and Information Services Should politicians and public figures ever expect to keep their private lives private? Should their families and friends, too, give up their rights to privacy? In an improvisational drama, Under the Rock, a cast of Michigan journalists and politicians will argue those questions and the use of…
  2. September 28, 1992

    Federal support key element in U’s financial resources

    By Laurie Fenlason Office of University Relations With federal funding significantly outpacing state support for the University, the direct impact of federal legislation on U-M programs and students is increasingly evident. A critical legislative milestone was reached in July when Congress passed the Higher Education Act of 1992, a compromise House-Senate bill crafted largely under…
  3. September 28, 1992

    Guest Artist Series brings 3 dance companies here

    From the Dance Department The Dance Department’s Fifth Annual Guest Artist Series will feature three visiting companies in October. The series leads off Sunday (Oct. 4) with “Dance & Film,” an evening of movement and film animation, created and performed by choreographer/dancer Lorn MacDougal and cinematographer/composer/dancer Alain Le Razer. The program offers an unusual and…
  4. September 28, 1992

    Student rights statement back on drawing board

    By Jane R. Elgass Version 10.2 of the proposed Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities will go back to the editing table this week for revisions that address a number of student concerns. The concerns were voiced over the past several weeks at a number of focus groups with student organizations that involved Vice President…
  5. September 28, 1992

    Hymans: ‘We’re doing a lousy job coming out of this recession’

    By Mary Jo Frank Officially, the U.S. recession began in the third quarter of 1990. It appears to have lasted only three quarters, and domestic production has increased in each of the past five quarters (second quarter 1991 through second quarter 1992). Why does it still hurt? “Compared to our own history, we’re doing a…
  6. September 28, 1992

    Fine: ‘Vietnam one of the great tragedies of American history’

    By Mary Jo Frank The Vietnam War was a “presidents’ war,” history Prof. Sidney Fine told his students Sept. 18. The class—several hundred alumni and friends on campus for the Campaign for Michigan kickoff—included many of Fine’s former students who came up before and after the presentation to shake hands and express their appreciation to…
  7. September 28, 1992

    Cancer Center was inadvertently left off list

    Due to an error at the Washtenaw United Way office, The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center was inadvertently omitted from the listing of United Way designated agencies. If you wish to donate to The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, please write it in, and include the code designation #500—UM Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  8. September 28, 1992

    Warner named University historian

    Robert M. Warner, dean emeritus of the School of Information and Library Studies (SILS), has been appointed University Historian. “I believe the history of The University of Michigan could be in no better hands,” said President James J. Duderstadt as he announced the honorary appointment at the September Regent’s meeting. Warner is currently chair of…
  9. September 28, 1992

    Hospitals’ nurses share their time with Ypsilanti Health Center

    By Rebecca A. Doyle Midnight calls are nothing new to the five-member team of nurse-midwives who volunteer their time helping young women cope with their pregnancies at the Corner Health Center in downtown Ypsilanti. Janice L. Wery, Ann D. Garvin, Carol S. Shultheis, Patricia A. Crane and Terri L. Murtland are committed to providing quality…
  10. September 28, 1992

    Respect for women slowly moving into legal system

    By Deborah Gilbert News and Information Services In the 1970s, an expressway billboard in Detroit promoted bowling with the slogan, “Have some fun. Beat your wife tonight. Then celebrate with friends.” Such blatant jokes about domestic violence are no longer in vogue, according to alumna and Marquette County Judge Patricia L. Micklow, “but we continue…