Campus News

  1. January 24, 2000

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, January 24, 2000 Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their January meeting. By Wono LeeNews and Information Services Endowed chairs Three faculty members were named to endowed professorships. George J. Brewer, professor of human genetics and of internal medicine, will hold the Morton S. and Henrietta K.…
  2. January 17, 2000

    Obituaries

    The University Record, January 17, 2000 Freeman Devold Miller Freeman Devold Miller, professor emeritus of astronomy, died Jan. 10 at age 91. Miller retired as a captain from the U.S. Navy after 25 years, including service during World War II. Miller joined the U-M in 1946 as an associate professor and was promoted to professor…
  3. January 17, 2000

    Police Beat

    The University Record, January 17, 2000 Editor’s Note: The following report and the figures and symbols on the accompanying map represent two months of statistics and reports from the Department of Public Safety. Computer difficulties prevented publication of the November statistics that normally would have been printed in the Dec. 20 issue of the Record.…
  4. December 20, 1999

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, December 20, 1999 Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their December meeting. By Wono Lee News and Information Services Tenure appointments Tenured faculty appointments approved by the Regents included: John J. LiPuma, of MCP-Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, will be associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, effective Dec.…
  5. December 13, 1999

    Obituaries

    The University Record, December 13, 1999 Jane Costabile Jane E. Costabile, professor emeritus of social work, died Nov. 23 at Glacier Hills Nursing Center. She was 86. Costabile, well known for her expertise in group work and child welfare, taught at the School of Social Work from 1962 until her retirement in 1979. She also…
  6. December 6, 1999

    Obituary

    The University Record, December 6, 1999 Kenneth Lester Jones Kenneth L. Jones, professor emeritus of botany, died Nov. 14 at the Chelsea Retirement Center at age 93. Jones was born Dec. 3, 1905 in Keweenaw Bay and moved to Flint in 1919. Active in scouting as a boy, he eventually became a scout master. He…
  7. December 6, 1999

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, December 6, 1999 Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their November meeting. By Wono LeeNews and Information Services Woolliscroft named executive associate dean Prof. James O. Woolliscroft was appointed executive associate dean of the Medical School, effective Nov. 1. Woolliscroft is professor of internal medicine, the Josiah…
  8. November 22, 1999

    Obituaries

    The University Record, November 22, 1999 Marvin Selin Marvin Selin died in his home in Ann Arbor Nov. 6 at age 73. He was born Jan. 23, 1926 in Iron River, Mich., the son of Joseph and Celia Selin. After service in the Army in World War II, he graduated from the University of Michigan…
  9. November 15, 1999

    Police Beat

    The University Record, November 15, 1999 By Rebecca A. Doyle Counterfeit bills still in circulation The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is still working on several cases involving counterfeit currency. In last month’s report, counterfeit $20 bills had been reported at both Wendy’s and Subway in the Michigan Union. On Oct. 15, DPS officers received…
  10. November 15, 1999

    Obituary

    The University Record, November 15, 1999 Mary H. Jarrett Mary H. Jarrett, former director of fellowships at the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, died Nov. 2 at age 56. She retired from the University in 1995, when diabetes affected her sight and strength. In the words of Machree Robinson, former assistant dean at…