Campus News

  1. April 19, 1999

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, April 19, 1999 Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their April meeting. $14 million in gifts accepted The Regents accepted $14,367,802 in gifts received during March. The total included $8,028,592 from individuals, $3,878,283 from corporations, $1,353,841 from foundations and $1,107,086 from associations and others. Tenure appointments OK’d…
  2. April 12, 1999

    Obituary

    The University Record, April 12, 1999 Martin Mayman Martin Mayman, age 74, professor emeritus of psychology and clinical psychologist, Psychological Clinic, Institute of Human Adjustment, died unexpectedly March 18. He had retired from active faculty status Dec. 31, 1997, and was granted emeritus status by the Regents March 20, 1998. He was born April 2,…
  3. April 5, 1999

    Obituary

    Obituary The University Record, April 5, 1999 Louis A. Ferman Louis A. Ferman, professor emeritus of social work and a well-known labor expert, died of stomach cancer March 25 in Ann Arbor. He was 72. Ferman, also research scientist emeritus at the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR), was widely regarded as the “father…
  4. 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…
  5. March 22, 1999

    Regents Roundup

    The University Record, March 22, 1999 Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their March meeting. $10 million in gifts accepted The Regents accepted $10,607,739 in gifts received during February. The total includes $6,296,226 from individuals, $2,323,904 from corporations, $1,128,726 from foundations, and $858,883 from associations and others. Tenured appointments approved…
  6. 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…
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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.…
  10. 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…