Campus News

  1. September 24, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Alleged bicycle thief arrested Detectives in the Criminal Investigations Division for the Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been following-up on a series of bicycle thefts on campus. Several expensive bicycles have been stolen from a variety of locations. In almost all cases, the bicycles were secured with cable…
  2. September 24, 2001

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their September meeting. Additional actions will be reported in the Oct. 1 issue. By Diane Brown, Facilities and Operations, and Wono Lee, News and Information Services Canton Health Center expansion Several services will be added at the Canton Health Center next year after the…
  3. September 4, 2001

    Obituaries

    Harold K. Jacobson Harold K. Jacobson, professor emeritus of political science at the University and former director of the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research (ISR), died Aug. 13 at St. Joseph’s Mercy Hospital of complications following surgery. He was 72. A specialist in the field of international politics, Jacobson played…
  4. August 13, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Parking permits frequently stolen Staff and faculty who own U-M parking permits should take precautions in securing their vehicles on campus. This is the time of year when parking permits, particularly blue permits, frequently are stolen. Many victims indicate they had not locked their vehicles prior to the larcenies.…
  5. July 23, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Two buildings evacuated after fires Two buildings were evacuated for brief periods in June as a result of small fires. A variable-speed drive for the Dennison Building’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system overheated June 6. Faculty and staff were evacuated for less than an hour while the fire was…
  6. July 23, 2001

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their July meeting. By Wono Lee, News and Information Servicesand Diane Brown, Facilities and Operations Administrative appointments Frank J. Cianciola, interim associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students, is senior associate vice president for student affairs, effective July 1. Martha S.…
  7. July 23, 2001

    Obituaries

    Irwin M. Rosenstock Irwin M. “Rusty” Rosenstock, professor emeritus of health behavior and health education, passed away June 19. Rosenstock was appointed associate professor in 1961 and professor in 1965. He was instrumental in developing the School of Public Health’s Health Behavior and Health Education research and teaching programs. In 1975, he helped establish the…
  8. July 9, 2001

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their June meeting. By Wono Lee, News and Information Services and Diane Brown, Facilities and Operations Gifts The Regents accepted a total of $27,016,945 in gifts received by the University during April and May. The total included $17,127,344 from individuals, $2,911,368 from corporations, $3,375,826…
  9. July 9, 2001

    Obituaries

    Ralph M. Gibson Ralph M. Gibson, professor emeritus of psychology in pediatrics and communicable diseases, died May 23 at Albert Einstein Hospital in New York after a long illness. He was 76. Gibson retired in 1991 after nearly four decades of service to the University. A native of Cleveland, Gibson received his B.S. and M.S.…
  10. June 18, 2001

    Obituaries

    Hyman Kornbluh Hyman Kornbluh, a well-known labor educator and organizer, died peacefully May 25 at his home in Ann Arbor. His inspiring career as an educator and activist focused on workers’ education, leadership and empowerment. For him, education was a means for union members to realize their potential, including participation in decision making and leadership…