Campus News

  1. December 10, 2007

    Obituaries

    Robert Flora Former U-M Athletic Facilities Director Robert Flora died Dec. 4 in a car accident near St. Ignace, Mich., family members say. Flora, 92, was a resident of Wildwood Shores, near Brevort, Mich. Flora was born Nov. 23, 1915, in Muskegon, Mich. He was a World War II veteran, serving from 1942-45. He graduated…
  2. December 10, 2007

    Police Beat

    November 2007 crime map > Police seek visitor for questioning Officers with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) want to talk with a campus visitor about thefts from two Mary Markley Hall rooms in November. The man, described as a black male, approximately 18 years old, 6 feet tall and about 200 pounds, who was…
  3. December 10, 2007

    Regents Roundup

    Capital outlay request submitted to the state The University submitted in November its annual request and five-year plan to the State of Michigan for capital funding for three projects in Ann Arbor and one each at Flint and Dearborn. Capital outlay funding from the state usually provides two-thirds of the costs of a construction project.…
  4. December 3, 2007

    Regents Roundup

    Lab updates for Med Sci II Laboratory space for the Medical School‘s microbiology and immunology department will be modernized when the sixth level of the Medical Science Unit II building is renovated. Approximately 4,000 gross square feet of space, built 40 years ago, will receive state-of-the-art upgrades including infrastructure improvements. The Medical School will provide…
  5. November 19, 2007

    Regents Roundup

    Lab updates for Med Sci II Laboratory space for the Medical School‘s microbiology and immunology department will be modernized when the sixth level of the Medical Science Unit II building is renovated. Approximately 4,000 gross square feet of space, built 40 years ago, will receive state-of-the-art upgrades including infrastructure improvements. The Medical School will provide…
  6. November 19, 2007

    Police Beat

    October 2007 crime map > Reward offered A cash reward up to $500 is being offered by U-M for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for a series of vehicle break-ins and thefts. Since July the Department of Public Safety (DPS) received reports of break-ins of at least 22 U-M service…
  7. November 12, 2007

    Obituary

    Elizabeth Sparks Adams Elizabeth (Betty) Sparks Adams, the first curator of the Michigan Historical Collections, died Oct. 11 in Waterford, Mich. She was 95. (Photo courtesy Adams Family) Adams graduated as valedictorian from Pontiac High School in 1930 and received a bachelor’s degree in 1934 from Eastern Michigan University. She then earned a master’s degree…
  8. October 29, 2007

    Regents Roundup

    Renovations at CCRB for kinesiology Two new classrooms on the third level of the Central Campus Recreation Building will be operational next fall after a 4,400-gross-square-foot renovation project is completed. As part of the project, the U-Move program will relocate from the second floor. Infrastructure upgrades, including extension of the building’s fire suppression system to…
  9. October 22, 2007

    Obituary

    Joseph Veroff Joseph Veroff, a professor of psychology and research scientist at the Institute for Social Research (ISR), died Sept. 30 in Ann Arbor. He was 77. (Photo courtesy Veroff family) Veroff directed a landmark study tracing how American values, attitudes and behavior changed from 1957-76. His research provided some of the first empirical data…
  10. October 15, 2007

    Obituary

    Joseph Veroff Joseph Veroff, a professor of psychology and research scientist at the Institute for Social Research (ISR), died Sept. 30 in Ann Arbor. He was 77. (Photo courtesy Veroff family) Veroff directed a landmark study tracing how American values, attitudes and behavior changed from 1957-76. His research provided some of the first empirical data…