Campus News

  1. December 11, 2000

    Obituaries

    Herbert P. Galliher Jr. Herbert P. Galliher Jr., professor emeritus of ind-ustrial and operations engineering, died Aug. 16 at Arbor Hospice Residence. He was 81. Galliher held bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in mathematics and mathematical logic from Yale University. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was honorably discharged as…
  2. December 4, 2000

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their November meeting. By Mary Jo Frank, Office of the Vice President for Communications, and Jane R. Elgass Academic administrative appointments Appointment of the following academic administrators was approved: Frank P. Stafford, associate director of the Institute for Social Research (ISR) and professor of…
  3. December 4, 2000

    Obituary

    Avedis Donabedian Avedis Donabedian, the Nathan Sinai Distinguished Professor of Public Health recognized throughout the world for his work in the area of quality assessment and monitoring of health serv-ices, died of cancer Nov. 9. Donabedian retired from the University in 1989 after 28 years of service. He was described as a “giant” in the…
  4. December 4, 2000

    Police Beat

    By Diane Brown Facilities and Operations Two stolen vehicles recovered in Detroit A 1998 Dodge Stratus and a 2001 Jeep were stolen Oct. 18 and 20, respectively, from Lot NC-53, 2600 Hayward, on North Campus. Both vehicles were later recovered by Detroit Police officers in Detroit. Meanwhile, U-M Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers recovered…
  5. November 20, 2000

    Obituaries

    Raymond F. Mosher Raymond F. Mosher, age 94, died Nov. 8 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born in 1906 in Pittsfield, Mass., the son of Fred and Hattie Mosher. An emeritus professor in the Electrical Engineering Department, Mosher taught courses in power systems for the College of Engineering 1957–76. A…
  6. October 23, 2000

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The Regents approved the following items at their October meeting. By Mary Jo Frank, Office of the Vice President for Communications, and Jane R. Elgass Endowed, titled professorships Six faculty members were appointed to endowed or titled professorships. Mahdi Asgari, assistant professor of mathematics; Mark E.T. Dickinson, assistant professor of mathematics; and Thomas…
  7. October 16, 2000

    Obituary

    Leslie Kish Statistician Leslie Kish, who developed many sampling techniques used in political polls, surveys and censuses, died Oct. 7 in Ann Arbor at age 90. A member of the small group of social scientists who, in 1947, founded the Institute for Social Research (ISR), the world’s largest academic survey and research organization, Kish was…
  8. October 16, 2000

    Police Beat

    By Jane R. Elgass Residence hall burglaries prompt reminder Four burglaries from unlocked residence hall rooms in September have prompted the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to remind students to lock their doors, even while they are in the room. A purse was stolen some time in the early morning hours of Sept. 5 from…
  9. October 9, 2000

    Obituaries

    Emmanuel-George Vakalo Emmanuel-George Vakalo, associate professor of architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, died Oct. 2 in Ann Arbor. He was 54. Vakalo was born in Athens, Greece, and served in the Royal Greek Air Force. He received bachelor’s (1970) and master’s (1973) degrees in architecture, and a master’s degree in…
  10. October 2, 2000

    Regents’ Roundup

    Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their September meeting. By Mary Jo Frank, Office of the Vice President for Communications, and Jane R. Elgass Building projects The following actions related to facilities projects on the Ann Arbor campus were taken by the Regents: Renovations of the C.C. Little and Pharmacy…