Campus News

  1. August 11, 2003

    Regents roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by members of the Board of Regents at their July meeting. Sleep Disorders Center to double The Sleep Disorders Center (SDC) of the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers (UMHHC) will expand to an off-site location, doubling capacity from nine beds to 18. The SDC evaluates patients with known…
  2. August 11, 2003

    Obituary

    William Mykolajenko William Mykolajenko, an engineer in research at U-M-Flint who dedicated 39 years to the University, died July 21. He was 81. Born in Lazyrhki, Ukraine, Mykolajenko came to Flint in 1950 after being educated as a design engineer in West Germany. He joined U-M-Flint in 1965. Although he spent much of his career…
  3. July 21, 2003

    Police Beat

    Crime alerts remain active The Department of Public Safety (DPS) issued three crime alerts within one month warning the University community about three serious incidents that were reported. A juvenile reported July 5 that he had been fondled by an unknown man on University property off West Liberty Avenue in Scio Township. In the second…
  4. July 21, 2003

    Regents roundup

    Sleep Disorders Center to double The Sleep Disorders Center (SDC) of the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers (UMHHC) will expand to an off-site location, doubling capacity from nine beds to 18. The SDC evaluates patients with known or suspected sleep disorders. Laboratory sleep studies are ordered when necessary. Currently, the center occupies a nine-bed unit…
  5. July 21, 2003

    Obituaries

    Paul Pintrich Photo Courtesy School of Education Paul Pintrich, professor of education and psychology and chair of the Combined Program in Education and Psychology, died suddenly of a massive stroke at age 49, while on a bike tour. “He was dearly loved and greatly respected and admired by all his friends and colleagues within the…
  6. June 30, 2003

    Obituaries

    Candace (Candy) Johnson Candace (Candy) Johnson, senior staff assistant in the Office of the Provost, died June 11 at age 50 in Ann Arbor, surrounded by family and friends. She suffered a heart attack several days prior to her death and was not able to overcome the complications. (Photo courtesy Office of the Provost) Johnson…
  7. June 30, 2003

    Regents roundup

    Perry School addition moving forward The regents approved an addition to the newly renovated Perry School Building to house various research programs for the Institute for Social Research (ISR). The addition, which will (Image courtesy Plant Extension) be on the south side of the building, will include four occupied floors, a classroom and an atrium.…
  8. June 16, 2003

    Police beat

    North campus shooting leaves one injured The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is searching for two males who reportedly approached a pedestrian on a North Campus sidewalk early June 9 and fired five shots, hitting him once. The 40-year-old victim was taken to the U-M Hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening injury. The shooting reportedly…
  9. June 2, 2003

    Obituary

    Judith Allen Tarapchak Judith Allen Tarapchak, 63, died of cancer May 15 at Arbor Hospice in Ann Arbor. She was born March 7, 1940, in Toronto. She is survived by her parents, Nellie Allen (nee Rubin) and Joseph Allen (Bea); her sister and brother-in law, Dianne and Tony Houghton; her niece, Stephanie Earp; and her…
  10. May 19, 2003

    Obituary

    Herbert Cornish, SPH professor emeritus Herbert Cornish, professor emeritus of environmental and industrial health at the School of Public Health (SPH), died April 25 at his home in Ypsilanti. He was 86. Cornish was born Sept. 22, 1916, in Fremont, Ohio, and he married Grace Heater in 1943. He received his undergraduate degrees in science…