Campus News

  1. February 15, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Stalking legislation gives police new tool The Department of Public Safety has received two complaints under Michigan’s new stalking laws, which became effective Jan. 1, reports Lt. James R. Smiley. Stalking is a misdeamenor with a penalty of one year in jail and/or $1,000 fine. Stalking consists of two or more…
  2. February 15, 1993

    OBITUARY

    Frank Copley Frank O. Copley, professor emeritus of Latin, died Feb. 3 in Rogers City. He was 85 years old. He joined the faculty in 1934 and taught here until his retirement in 1977. His special interests included the Roman poet Catullus and Latin elegiac poetry. His translations of Virgil’s The Aeneid, Cicero’s On Old…
  3. February 1, 1993

    OBITUARY

    William Mirsky William Mirsky, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, died Jan. 22. He was 70. Mirsky was born July 10, 1922, in Prystan, in what is now the Ukraine. He was the son of Peter and Mary (Yewush) Mirsky. He attended public school in Hartford, Conn., then received a B.S. in mechanical engineering at the…
  4. January 25, 1993

    OBITUARIES

    William S. Benninghoff William S. Benninghoff, 74, professor emeritus of botany and director of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens from 1977 to 1986, died Jan. 8 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Internment will be at Arlington National Cemetery later. In 1957 Benninghoff joined the botany faculty, and during his 31-year academic career taught plant ecology, general…
  5. January 25, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its January meeting. 5 administrators appointed Five administrative appointments were approved. Donald R. Brown, professor of psychology, will continue as director of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching for eight more months, effective Jan. 1. Mark Gersovitz, professor of economics,…
  6. January 18, 1993

    POLICE BEAT

    By Mary Jo Frank Employee charged with embezzlement A student adviser in the School of Nursing, who has worked at the U-M for 22 years, has been charged with embezzling more that $100. She was arrested and arraigned in Ann Arbor’s 15th District Court Jan. 5. University Police arrested the 48-year- old Ann Arbor resident…
  7. January 11, 1993

    Obituaries

    Otto G. Graf Otto Gotthold Graf, professor emeritus of Germanic languages and literatures, died Dec. 15 at Glacier Hills Nursing Center. He was 82 years old. Graf came to the U-M as a student in 1927 and devoted his entire professional career to serving the University as a teacher, scholar and administrator. He directed the…
  8. January 11, 1993

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their December meeting. Administrative appointments approved for seven individuals Administrative appointments included: Colin Day was reappointed as director of the U-M Press for a second five-year term, beginning Jan. 4. George R. Carignan was reappointed as associate dean for graduate education and research in…
  9. November 23, 1992

    Regent’s Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its November meeting. Capital outlay readied Renovation and construction projects to be included in the University’s 1993–94 capital outlay request to the state were approved. The request for projects on the Ann Arbor main campus totals $157,500,000, including $40,000,000 for new projects;…
  10. November 16, 1992

    OBITUARY

    Aleksandra Ligita Rozentals Aleksandra Ligita Rozentals, lecturer in French, died of Hodgkin’s disease on Nov. 3. She was 29. Rozentals was born Sept. 9, 1963, in Kalamazoo. She was a graduate of Kalamazoo College and of Michigan State University (master’s degree in art) and attended the University of Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. She was a…