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UM-DEARBORN NEWS - OCTOBER 2002

   

Quilts of African American Women featured in Nov. 22 presentation at UM-Dearborn

Two distinguished African American quilters from Detroit will discuss their work in a panel discussion at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on Friday, Nov. 22. Full Story...

 

 

$1.3 million federal grant will help UM-Dearborn, HFCC and Dearborn Public Schools prepare teachers for non-English speaking students

A five-year $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to the University of Michigan-Dearborn will help Dearborn's public schools respond to the needs of their students who have limited proficiency in English. Full Story...

 

 

Campus researcher finds new species of damselfly

Julie Craves, research associate in the Natural Areas at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, recently discovered the state's first record of a species of damselfly. Full Story...

 

 

Women students will get help from Foran endowed scholarship

Michael Foran, associate professor and chair of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has made a gift and pledge to establish an endowed memorial scholarship in memory of his wife, Nancy J. Foran, who died in February after a short illness. Full Story...

 

 

Author to present "Survivor Memories and the Holocaust: The Case of Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps"

Author and historian Christopher Browning will present "Survivor Memories and the Holocaust: The Case of Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps" at 7 p.m. Monday, November 11 in Room 1030, CASL Building as part of the Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral Histories Project. Full Story...

 

 

UM-Dearborn scholar publishes work on "Searching for Meaning in the Holocaust"

After years of studying and thinking about the Holocaust, University of Michigan-Dearborn Prof. Sidney Bolkosky is not optimistic about finding meaning in the catastrophe. "Who can possibly fathom the meaning of the death of 1.5 million children in crematoria and in killing fields, or the starvation and enslavement of thousands more," he writes. Full Story...

 

 

UM-Dearborn's "Global Fest"

Student Government and a variety of student ethnic organizations are holding their annual "Global Fest" from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the ROC. The celebration includes free food and entertainment. Full Story...

 

 

Enrollment reaches all-time high level

Enrollment increased by 4 percent this term over a year ago, reaching an all-time high level of 8,725 students this Fall semester. In terms of student credit hours, enrollment went up by 4.4 percent this term over a year ago. Full Story...

 

 

Dean Gary Waissi creates electronic text, first in the School of Management

Gary Waissi, dean of the School of Management at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has published an electronic textbook called "Applied Statistical Modeling," which explores statistical modeling and analysis techniques for aiding managerial decision making. Full Story...

 

 

 

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