Campus News

  1. February 20, 2012

    Regents Roundup

    The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its Feb. 16 meeting. Meeting schedule set for 2013, 2014 The Board of Regents approved meeting schedules for 2013 and 2014 during its Feb. 16 meeting. The regents will meet 11 times per year, with no meeting in August. All meetings are on the…
  2. February 13, 2012

    Police Beat

    January 2012 crime map > Man remains in jail for East Quad home invasion A 55-year-old man remains in jail awaiting his pre-trial hearing March 7 on a charge of first-degree home invasion. He is accused of entering an East Quad residence hall room around 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6. His bond was set at $25,000…
  3. January 23, 2012

    Regents Roundup

    The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its Jan. 19 meeting. Kraus auditorium to be updated A renovation in the Edward Henry Kraus Building is planned that will update the building’s auditorium space to current life safety and accessibility code requirements, provide accessible seating and accessibility improvements, update finishes, replace the…
  4. January 16, 2012

    Police Beat

    December 2011 crime map > Student reported sexual assault A resident of Baits Housing reported Dec. 5 that she had been sexually assaulted in her room by a visiting acquaintance. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued Crime Alert #23 to inform the community. The suspect was interviewed and the investigation is continuing. Unarmed robbery…
  5. January 16, 2012

    Obituaries

    Cecelia Banwell-Graham Cecelia Banwell-Graham, a former Medical School illustrator, died Dec. 14 in Tacoma, Wash. She was 87. Photo courtesy Patty Graham. Born in Detroit in 1924, Graham was identified early as an art prodigy. In 1943 she graduated from Cass Technical High School and entered Wayne State University, to pursue a degree in art…
  6. January 9, 2012

    Regents Roundup

    The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its Dec. 15 meeting. MINTS initiative, guidelines approved Regents approved the Michigan Investment in New Technology Startups (MINTS) initiative and its guidelines. Through the new initiative, the university could inject up to $25 million during the next decade into select venture-funded U-M startups —…
  7. December 12, 2011

    Police Beat

    Nov. 2011 crime map > Sexual assault reported in Baits A student reported to the Department of Public Safety on Dec. 5 that an acquaintance had sexually assaulted her in her Baits residence hall room earlier that morning. The man had been visiting her around 11 a.m. Later that evening, police identified the man and…
  8. November 21, 2011

    Regents Roundup

    Ann Arbor Campus Faculty appointments with tenure Denise Saint Arnault, associate professor of nursing, School of Nursing, effective Jan. 1. Caryl Flinn, professor of screen arts and cultures, LSA, effective Jan. 1 (correction to effective date of new appointment approved June 2011). Pauline Jones Luong, professor of political science, LSA, effective Jan. 1. Ishani Maitra,…
  9. November 14, 2011

    Police Beat

    October 2011 crime map > Prosecutor receives WQ home invasion investigation The investigation into the Oct. 8 home invasions at West Quad led university police to a subject who was visiting a resident that night. Several items that were reported missing from resident rooms have been recovered. The results of the investigation have been submitted…
  10. October 31, 2011

    Obituary

    Deane Baker Former U-M Regent Deane Baker died Oct. 19 in California at the age of 86. Photo courtesy Bentley Historical Library. “He taught us about possibility, public service and an engaged life,” says his daughter Betsy Baker, associate professor at Vermont Law School. Baker devoted his political life to strengthening public education, as an…