Campus News

  1. December 4, 2006

    Obituary

    Henry Root Austin Henry Root Austin, professor emeritus of communication, died Sept. 4. He was 97. Austin was born in Alma, Mich. His family moved to Ann Arbor, where he earned all of his degrees from U-M—Bachelor of Arts (1934), Master of Arts (1947) and doctoral degree in education (1959). Gifted as a singer and…
  2. November 20, 2006

    Regents Roundup

    Concrete to replace brick tunnel Older sections of the underground utility tunnel made of brick will be replaced with a concrete tunnel following project approval from the regents. Many utilities are piped through the tunnel system, portions of which are more than 70 years old and connect buildings on the Central and Medical campuses. This…
  3. November 13, 2006

    Police Beat

    October 2006 crime map> Student’s purse snatched A student’s purse was snatched Oct. 29 as she attempted to give a stranger directions, the victim told police. The student reported to the Department of Public Safety (DPS) that at about 10:30 p.m. she was walking near the intersection of Maynard and William streets when she was…
  4. November 6, 2006

    Police Beat

    Police Beat appears monthly. The next installment will be published November 13.
  5. October 30, 2006

    Police Beat

    Police Beat appears monthly. The next installment will be published November 13.
  6. October 23, 2006

    Police Beat

    Police Beat appears monthly. The next installment will be published November 13.
  7. October 23, 2006

    Regents Roundup

    The following actions were taken by the Board of Regents at its Oct. 20 meeting held at U-M-Flint. Schematic design for PML renovations The Board of Regents approved the schematic design for renovations to create state-of-the-art research laboratory space for the new Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute. Approximately 25,000 gross square feet at the Michigan…
  8. October 16, 2006

    Police Beat

    September crime map> DPS warns of check-cashing scam University and city police have received several recent reports of fraudulent activities in which U-M students have been approached by strangers and asked to cash checks to help with emergencies. Students have reported being approached along State Street, in the Michigan Union and along South University. Do…
  9. October 9, 2006

    Police Beat

    Police Beat appears monthly. The next installment will be published October 16.
  10. October 2, 2006

    Police Beat

    Police Beat appears monthly. The next installment will be published October 16.