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  1. September 8, 1992

    Outstate libraries receive grant from Competitive Edge Committee

    By Kate Kellogg News and Information Services The Alpena County Library and Cromaine (Hartland) Library have each received a $1,000 grant from the Competitive Edge Conference Committee, a product of the conference “The Competitive Edge: Information for the New Economy” held at the U-M last November. The Alpena Library will use the grant to develop…
  2. September 8, 1992

    Work at Nuclear Reactor laboratory pays off for high school student

    By Nicole McKinney Record Special Writer Spending two afternoons a week throughout the school year and every day during the summer at a nuclear reactor may not excite every high school junior. But it’s paying off for Tekeshia Bailey. Bailey, a work-study intern at the Phoenix Memorial Laboratory, won the national gold medal in chemistry…
  3. September 8, 1992

    ITD upgrades 764-HELP

    Reprinted from the ITDigest, August 3, 1992 Callers to ITD’s computer help line, 764-HELP, will soon notice a few changes. During August, 764-HELP consultants installeed and began using Answer Computer’s Apriori Help Desk Management software package in an effort to improve the services they provide. The Apriori system gives first-line consultants access to a database…
  4. September 8, 1992

    New program designed to help spouses find jobs

    Spouses or partners of recently appointed faculty and staff will get some help in finding work through a program being piloted by the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Colleen Dolan-Greene, assistant vice president for academic affairs-personnel, notes that her office regularly helps the spouses or partners of faculty, and occasionally…
  5. September 8, 1992

    Enrollment in benefits programs not automatic

    From the Office of Staff Benefits Staff and faculty are reminded that participation in benefits programs for themselves and their dependents is not automatic. New staff Application forms for newly eligible faculty and staff must be received by the Office of Staff Benefits within 60 days of 1) eligibility, or 2) the date the appointment…
  6. September 8, 1992

    SUMMER ROUNDUP

    By Mary Jo Frank From budget decisions that include tuition increases and a salary freeze for most employees to discovery of 11,000-year-old mastodon tracks, this summer has been a busy one for the U-M. For faculty and staff who were away, the Record offers its annual summer news roundup. $630 million budget calls for tuition…
  7. September 8, 1992

    AMEX cards issued prematurely

    The following letter from Travel Services was sent to University employees who hold corporate charge cards. Recently you may have received a renewal card for the University’s corporate card program with American Express, which was cancelled earlier this year. The University and American Express have been in negotiations for the past several months in an…
  8. September 8, 1992

    U celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15–Oct. 17

    Music, films, lectures, poetry and theater will be featured as part of the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Sept. 15–Oct. 17. This year’s theme is “500 Years After: the Emergence of a Cultural Mosaic.” Highlights include presentations by U.S. Surgeon General Antonia Novello, Chicana author and poet Ana Castillo, and a Latino extravaganza with performances by…
  9. September 8, 1992

    Efficiency prompts merger, forms Urban and Regional Planning Program

    By Terry Gallagher News and Information Services “Less is more,” the credo adopted by modernist architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, might describe plans to consolidate campus programs that focus on urban and regional planning. In July, the University’s doctoral program in Urban, Technological and Environmental Planning (UTEP) merged with the urban planning program in…
  10. September 8, 1992

    Hospitals Child Care Center celebrates first anniversary

    By Stephen H. Goldstein UMH Child Care Center The University of Michigan Hospitals Child Care Center, which observed its first anniversary last month, offers a unique multicultural environment for children from infant to preschool age. Perched on a hill on Glazier Way just west of Huron Parkway, the sprawling, colorful one-floor building serves U-M employees…