Campus News

  1. October 17, 2011

    Police Beat

    September 2011 crime map > Suspect interviewed for home invasions A male, not affiliated with the university, has been interviewed in connection with two home invasions that were reported at West Quad on Oct. 8. Some property has been recovered. Additional investigation is pending. In one incident, a fourth-floor resident told university police that when…
  2. October 10, 2011

    Obituary

    Roy Proffitt For several generations of Michigan Law students and alumni, Emeritus Professor Roy Proffitt was the face of the Law School itself. Last week Proffitt died at age 93. Proffitt, who earned his J.D. and Master of Law degrees at Michigan in 1946 and 1948, joined Michigan’s law faculty in 1956 and served in…
  3. September 19, 2011

    Regents Roundup

    Initial approval given for capital outlay projects on Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint campuses The regents gave initial approval for three projects that were part of the fiscal year 2011 capital outlay request to the State of Michigan. On the Ann Arbor campus, a $47 million project is planned to renovate the George Granger Brown Memorial…
  4. September 12, 2011

    Police Beat

    August 2011 crime map > Arrests made in two robberies University police arrested two individuals in separate street robberies in August. An 18-year-old visitor was arrested Aug. 7 and released pending warrant authorization for unarmed robbery. A student told police that he and a friend were walking near the West Hall arch around 1:30 a.m.…
  5. August 15, 2011

    Obituaries

    Eric Stein Eminent legal scholar Eric Stein, who first came to the Law School as a refugee from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia and later helped his adopted country draft rules that still govern the United Nations, has died in Ann Arbor at 98. Read a complete obituary for Eric Stein > The passing of a man universally…
  6. August 15, 2011

    Police Beat

    July 2011 crime map pdf > Man held on armed robbery A 21-year-old Detroit man remains in jail on a charge of attempted armed robbery in a July 28 incident near the Institute for Social Research. James Broome Jr. is being held on $50,000 cash bond in the Washtenaw County Jail after he was bound…
  7. July 25, 2011

    Regents Roundup

    The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its July 21 meeting. Infrastructure improvements planned for North Hall An infrastructure improvement project planned for North Hall will update the building’s fire alarm and detection systems, improve building egress, provide an accessible entrance and unisex restroom, update the mechanical systems, and add storm…
  8. July 25, 2011

    Police Beat

    June 2011 crime map > Several street attacks reported Police continue to receive reports of attacks on streets near campus, including three sexual assaults. The Ann Arbor Police, with assistance from the Department of Public Safety, are investigating these incidents. Additionally both police departments have increased uniformed police patrols throughout the night hours on and…
  9. July 11, 2011

    Police Beat

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  10. June 20, 2011

    Regents Roundup

    The following items were approved by the Board of Regents at its June 16 meeting. Ilitch to chair Board of Regents; Deitch named vice chair Regent Denise Ilitch will serve as the next chair of the Board of Regents for a one-year term beginning July 1. Regent Laurence Deitch was named vice chair when the…