Campus News

  1. March 25, 1997

    Obituaries

    The University Record, March 25, 1997 Obituary Charles Overberger Charles G. Overberger, professor emeritus of chemistry and vice president emeritus for research, died March 17 at Riverview of Ann Arbor after an extended illness resulting from Parkinson’s Syndrome and related disorders. He was 76. An educator and internationally known expert on organic polymer chemistry, Overberger…
  2. March 18, 1997

    Police Beat

    The University Record, March 18, 1997 POLICE BEAT DPS is looking for five suspects Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials are seeking help in finding five suspects in a strong-arm robbery that took place at approximately 11:30 p.m. March 12 in the southeast stairwell, roof level, of the Church Street parking structure. Five unknown males…
  3. March 11, 1997

    Regent’s Roundup

    The University Record, March 11, 1997 REGENTS’ ROUNDUP Note: Regents’ Roundup appears as a semi-regular feature in The Record. Editor’s Note: The following actions were taken by the Regents at their February meeting. $28.3 million in gifts accepted At their February meeting, the Regents accepted $28,328,867 in gifts received by the University during January. The…
  4. March 11, 1997

    Obituaries

    The University Record, March 11, 1997 Obituaries Chai Yeh Chai Yeh, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, died Feb. 15 in Davis, Calif. He was 85. A pioneering researcher in the fields of photonics, fiberoptics and solid-state electronics, Yeh was a member of the faculty for 20 years. Yeh came to Ann Arbor in…
  5. February 25, 1997

    OBITUARIES:

    The University Record, February 25, 1997 OBITUARIES: Joseph R. Akerman & Morris Greenhut Joseph R. Akerman Joseph R. Akerman, associate professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, died Feb. 12 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. He was 86. An expert in the heating and air conditioning field, Akerman had a diverse career bridging industry and academia and…
  6. February 18, 1997

    OBITUARY:

    The University Record, February 18, 1997 OBITUARY: Ross Lee Finney Ross Lee Finney, professor emeritus of music and composer-in-residence emeritus, died at his home in Carmel, Calif., Feb. 4. He was 90. Finney joined the U-M in 1949, and until his retirement in 1974, headed both the Composition Department and a graduate program in composition…
  7. February 11, 1997

    OBITUARIES:

    The University Record, February 11, 1997 OBITUARIES: Edwin N. Goddard Edwin Newell Goddard, professor emeritus of geology and mineralogy, died Feb. 1 in Kalamazoo. He was 92. An expert on geological mapping and a consultant to NASA’s first manned lunar mission, Goddard taught at the U-M for 24 years. “Eddie was the quintessential field geologist,”…
  8. January 28, 1997

    Regents’ Roundup

    The University Record, January 28, 1997 REGENTS’ ROUNDUP Note: Regents’ Roundup appears as a semi-regular feature in The Record. Regents accept $16.9 million in gifts to the University At their January meeting, the Regents formally accepted a total of $16,962,857 in gifts received by the University during Dec. 1996. The total included $10,147,377 from individuals,…
  9. January 21, 1997

    OBITUARIES:

    The University Record, January 21, 1997 OBITUARIES Betty Jean Jones Betty Jean Jones, associate dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and professor of theatre, died Jan. 9 in the crash of Comair Flight 3272 in southeast Michigan. She was 47. Jones, returning from a conference in Las Vegas by way of…
  10. January 14, 1997

    Police Beat

    The University Record, January 14, 1997 POLICE BEAT By Rebecca A. Doyle Woman charged with retail fraud A woman not affiliated with the University waived a preliminary hearing scheduled for Jan. 8 and was bound over to Washtenaw County Circuit Court. She is charged on two counts of non-sufficient funds for five checks that she…