Campus News

  1. November 24, 2003

    Police beat

    Crime alert issued for assault The Department of Public Safety (DPS) continues to seek information about an assault reported Oct. 28 near the Frieze Building on East Washington Street. The suspect reportedly jumped out from behind bushes around 6:15 p.m. and fondled a female student. She was able to break free and flee the area.…
  2. November 24, 2003

    Regents roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by members of the Board of Regents at their November meeting. Locker room named The U-M football locker room was named the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Football Locker Room during a ceremony inside the newly renovated area on the east side of Michigan Stadium. The new…
  3. November 17, 2003

    Police beat

    Crime alert issued for assault The Department of Public Safety (DPS) continues to seek information about an assault reported Oct. 28 near the Frieze Building on East Washington Street. The suspect reportedly jumped out from behind bushes around 6:15 p.m. and fondled a female student. She was able to break free and flee the area.…
  4. October 20, 2003

    Regents’ roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by members of the Board of Regents at their October meeting. Central Campus planning President Mary Sue Coleman announced the launch of a Central Campus planning effort that will address facility issues and academic goals. Coleman said she has asked Provost Paul N. Courant, Chief Financial Officer Timothy…
  5. October 20, 2003

    Obituary

    G. Brymer Williams G. Brymer Williams, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, died Sept. 19, less than a month short of his 90th birthday. He was associated with the U-M chemical engineering department for 68 years, longer than anybody else. Brymer was born in Denver, where he started studying chemical engineering, but transferred to U-M in…
  6. October 20, 2003

    Police beat

    DPS seeks witnesses Investigators in the Department of Public Safety (DPS) would like to talk with any witnesses or anyone who may have stopped to help an 18-year-old female who reported Oct. 5 that she had been pushed from behind by an unknown person. DPS issued a crime alert later that day to notify the…
  7. October 13, 2003

    Obituary

    G. Brymer Williams G. Brymer Williams, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, died Sept. 19, less than a month short of his 90th birthday. He was associated with the U-M chemical engineering department for 68 years, longer than anybody else. Brymer was born in Denver, where he started studying chemical engineering, but transferred to U-M in…
  8. September 22, 2003

    Regents roundup

    Editor’s note: The following actions were taken by members of the Board of Regents at their September meeting. Several utilities projects approved A new chiller plant will be built on North Campus to provide chilled water for air conditioning and cooling heat-generating equipment in many buildings on the campus. The plant will provide energy savings,…
  9. September 15, 2003

    Obituary

    William Byrom Dickens William Byrom Dickens, emeritus professor, died July 23 at age 96. Dickens grew up in Estill Springs, Tenn. He graduated from the University of the South in 1929 and later earned a master’s degree in English from Syracuse University, where he taught for seven years. While at Syracuse, he and a friend…
  10. September 15, 2003

    Police beat

    Facilities and Operations Weekend robbery in Church carport The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is looking for two men who allegedly robbed a visitor early Sept. 6 in the Church Street parking structure. The visitor, who was not injured in the incident, reported to police that he was approached around 2:30 a.m. by the suspects,…