Campus News

  1. March 22, 1999

    Obituary

    The University Record, March 22, 1999 Ralph E. Hiatt Professor Emeritus Ralph E. Hiatt (M ’47, SM ’51, F ’67, LF ’80) passed away on May 26, 1998, in Charlottesville, Va., after sustaining a fall and severe head injury the day before while trying to put a birdfeeder in a tree. He sacrificed his life…
  2. March 15, 1999

    Obituary

    The University Record, March 15, 1999 Josef Blatt Josef Blatt, professor emeritus of conducting and director emeritus of orchestras and of opera production, died March 2 at his home in Green Valley, Ariz., at age 92. Blatt was born in Vienna in 1906. His prodigious musical talents and abilities were recognized early, and he began…
  3. March 15, 1999

    Police Beat

    The University Record, March 15, 1999 By Rebecca A. Doyle Man held in carjacking A 20-year-old man, who is not affiliated with the University, is being held in connection with a carjacking reported at 11:50 p.m. Feb. 15. A female student says she was approached by a man after she left the Legal Research Building…
  4. February 22, 1999

    Obituaries

    The University Record, February 22, 1999 Obituaries Deming Bronson Brown Deming Bronson Brown, professor emeritus of slavic languages and literatures, died at the age of 80 Feb. 5 in Ann Arbor. A native of Seattle, Brown earned an A.B. and M.A. in English and American literatures from the University of Washington and received a Ph.D.…
  5. February 22, 1999

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, February 22, 1999 Regents Roundup Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their February meeting. Administrative appointments Administrative appointments approved included: Clarita Mays, assistant dean of students and multicultural affairs, School of Social Work, was reappointed to the post, effective July 1. Carol T. Mowbray. associate professor of…
  6. February 15, 1999

    Police Beat

    The University Record, February 15, 1999 Police Beat By Rebecca A. Doyle Stolen computer recovered A computer missing from the Union Computing Center was recovered by Department of Public Safety (DPS) officers on Feb. 9. The computer, valued at $2,500, had been reported missing in September 1998. Officers received information that pointed to one suspect…
  7. February 1, 1999

    Obituaries

    The University Record, February 1, 1999 Obituary Elizabeth Gaspar Brown Former Law School research associate Elizabeth Gaspar Brown died Dec. 28 in Ironwood. She was 85. Brown wrote numerous books and articles during her lengthy career as a legal researcher, and was very active in the Ann Arbor community. She was preceded in death by…
  8. January 18, 1999

    Police Beat

    The University Record, January 18, 1999 Police Beat Man arrested in domestic assault A University employee has been charged with domestic assault following a Jan. 12 incident in which he allegedly pushed a woman to the floor in a restroom and banged her head against the floor. The man called the Department of Public Safety…
  9. January 11, 1999

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, January 11, 1999 Regents’ Roundup Editor’s Note: The Regents took the following actions at their December meeting. Renovation projects OK’d • The tunnel piping for the Central Campus Recreation Building and Ruthven Museum will be replaced. Both buildings are supplied with domestic hot water supply, return piping and low-pressure steam-heat condensate piping…
  10. December 14, 1998

    Police Beat

    The University Record, December 14, 1998 Police Beat By Rebecca A. Doyle Report goes to prosecutor The Department of Public Safety (DPS) forwarded its report on the death of student Courtney Cantor to the Washtenaw County prosecutor for review Dec. 7. The case is considered open and the police report will not be released until…