Campus News

  1. October 11, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their September meeting. Renovation projects OK’d The Regents approved these Ann Arbor campus renovation projects: A large area in the C.C. Little Building, vacated when the Biological Science Instructional Laboratories moved to the Dow Laboratory, has been assigned to the College of Pharmacy and…
  2. October 4, 1993

    OBITUARY

    Adam A. Christman Adam A. Christman, professor emeritus of biological chemistry, died Sept. 23 at Glacier Hills Nursing Center. He was 97. He joined the U-M in 1922 as an instructor, became assistant professor in 1925, associate professor in 1930 and professor in 1946. He retired in 1966. Christman received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry…
  3. September 7, 1993

    OBITUARIES

    Wilma Thompson Donahue Wilma Thompson Donahue, internationally known authority on aging and director emeritus of the Institute of Gerontology, died at her home here Aug. 17 after a long illness. She was 92. Donahue began her career at the U-M in 1935 as one of the country’s first clinical psychologists, practicing at the Student Health…
  4. July 19, 1993

    OBITUARIES

    Theodore Christian Kramer Theodore Christian Kramer, professor emeritus of anatomy, died July 1 at Glacier Hills Nursing Center following a lengthy illness. He was 88 years old. Kramer held a B.S. from Middlebury College (Vt.) and an M.S. from Case Western Research University. He attended graduate school at Yale University and came to the U-M…
  5. July 19, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their July meeting. 7 faculty appointments approved Faculty appointments, with tenure, approved included: Jeffrey R. Edwards from the University of Virginia will become associate professor of organizational behavior and human resource management, effective Sept. 1. David William Cohen from Northwestern University will become professor…
  6. July 6, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their June meeting. Units can borrow funds for equipment purchases The Regents authorized the University to use a small portion of its working capital to lend money to U-M units for equipment purchases. “The reasons for considering this idea,” Vice President Farris W. Womack…
  7. May 24, 1993

    Police Beat

    By Mary Jo Frank 2 off-duty security officers aid burn victim Off-duty U-M security officers Melissa Bolyard and Gerald Steiner responded quickly when they came upon a 36-year old homeless man on fire, his clothing apparently ignited by a cigarette, about 1:45 a.m. May 18 near the Dental Building. Lt. James R. Smiley says Bolyard…
  8. May 24, 1993

    OBITUARY

    David P. Himle David P. Himle, professor of social work, died suddenly at his home in Ann Arbor May 9. He was 63. Himle began his career at U-M in 1970 as a lecturer in the School of Social Work. He became assistant professor that same year, associate professor in 1974 and professor in 1990.…
  9. May 10, 1993

    REGENTS’ ROUNDUP

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its May meeting. City moving ahead with Fuller Road bridge project The Regents approved granting of the roadway and sewer easements for the city’s Fuller Road bridge project. Last fall, the city closed the Fuller Road bridge to heavy vehicles, including U-M…
  10. May 10, 1993

    OBITUARIES

    Richard A. Flinn Richard A. Flinn, professor emeritus of materials and metallurgical engineering, died April 29 in Seattle. He was 76 years old. Flinn joined the faculty in 1951 and during his U-M career he developed an international reputation for research on process and physical metallurgy, steelmaking, cast metals, solidification and failure analysis. He retired…