Campus News

  1. March 19, 2001

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following items were approved by the Regents at their March meeting. By Diane Brown, Facilities and Operations, and Jane R. Elgass Gifts The Regents accepted $7,911,365 in gifts, with $2,941,849 from individuals and $4,969,516 from corporations, foundations, associations and others. Tenure appointments The following tenure appointments were approved: Suresh K. Mukherji of…
  2. March 12, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Alice Lloyd fire alarm damaged The fire alarm system at Alice Lloyd was rendered inoperative Feb. 22 after an unknown person(s) sprayed ammonium chloride into the main fire alarm panel. Housing Security officers provided a “fire watch” through the remainder of the night and following day until repairs could…
  3. February 12, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Autopsy results pending Department of Public Safety (DPS) Detectives are waiting for autopsy results from the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner’s office to help in the investigation of the death of Laning Davidson, who was found dead in his vehicle Jan. 28 in the Glen Street parking structure. The preliminary…
  4. February 12, 2001

    Obituaries

    Gilbert Brooks Lee Gilbert B. Lee passed away Jan. 19 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz. He was the beloved patriarch of the Lee family and an Ann Arbor resident from the mid-’50s to the early ’90s. Gilbert’s passing was peaceful in his sleep, befitting his long involvement in the peace and antiwar movements so…
  5. February 5, 2001

    Obituary

    William Warner Coon William Warner Coon, professor emeritus of surgery, died Oct. 5, 2000, of leukemia at University Hospital. He was 75. Coon spent his childhood in Saginaw and completed his undergraduate education at Johns Hopkins University. Following graduation from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1949, he joined the U-M Department of Surgery…
  6. January 22, 2001

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Crime alert update Three unknown suspects remain at large following the Dec. 9 armed robbery on North Campus of a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver. Domino’s Pizza continues to offer up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of these individuals. Call the U-M Tip-line with…
  7. January 22, 2001

    Obituaries

    Sergei Raygorodsky Sergei Raygorodsky, a research engineer at the College of Engineering’s Space Physics Research Laboratory, and his wife, Liana, died Jan. 11 at their Ann Arbor home. Raygorodsky, 34, had worked as a space instrument parts engineer at the space physics lab since 1992, where he helped develop equipment for space exploration. “Our laboratory…
  8. January 15, 2001

    Obituaries

    Martin W. Slobin Martin W. Slobin, adjunct lecturer in behavioral sciences and social sciences at U-M-Dearborn, died of natural causes Dec. 6 in his campus office. He was 55. Slobin had taught numerous classes in sociology and political science since joining the Dearborn faculty in 1979. In 1999, Slobin received the campus’ Distinguished Teaching Award.…
  9. December 18, 2000

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Pizza driver assaulted A Domino’s Pizza driver was assaulted Dec. 9 in Lot NW41 (off McIntyre) after making a delivery. Three males with small baseball bats demanded the driver give up his cash. The suspects then fled the scene through the woods. The driver returned to the Domino’s store…
  10. December 18, 2000

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their December meeting. All appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2001, unless otherwise noted. By Jane R. Elgass Joint degree approved A new joint Ph.D. program in public policy and social science was approved by the Regents at their December meeting. Under the auspices of…