February 23, 2005 |
Some University of Michigan students are cleaning up. Eighteen students will be paid $100 each to make their dorm rooms presentable to show prospective students and their parents -- and be dressed, a school spokesman said.
May 4, 2000 |
Nike, one of the nation's leaders in outfitting college sports teams and manufacturing licensed apparel with university and team logos, and its chairman, Phil Knight, have withdrawn millions of dollars in financial support from three universities in the last three weeks.
March 15, 1990
Nicole Williamson, one of Orange County's top high school swimmers, has signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Michigan, according to Debbie Fleming, her coach at Los Alamitos High School. Williamson finished second in the 200- and 500-yard freestyles in the 1989 Southern Section 3-A championships. She was runnerup to Janet Evans in both events. Williamson, a member of the Fullerton Aquatic Swim Club, is considered one of the top distance swimmers in the United States.
March 16, 1990 |
Tom Harmon, Old 98, died Thursday of a heart attack shortly after playing 18 holes of golf at the Bel-Air Country Club. Harmon, 70, won a tournament with Dr. David Boska as his partner earlier in the day. From the country club, Harmon drove to the Amelia Travel Agency in West Los Angeles, where he became ill. He told employees there to call Dr. Boska at his office on San Vicente Boulevard because he was feeling ill, but he soon passed out and paramedics were called to the scene.
March 28, 2001 |
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the University of Michigan's law school to quit using race as a factor in admissions, ruling that its affirmative action policies violate the U.S. Constitution and are not in the state's interest. U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman dismissed the school's arguments that affirmative action is needed to "level the playing field" so minorities can compete in a society filled with either past or present discrimination.
July 18, 1991 |
A University of Michigan study identifies Orange County as most at risk among the nation's large urban areas from a downturn in real estate. The study by the university's School of Business Administration looked at the importance of real estate to the economies of the nation's 64 largest urban areas. It found that Orange County's economy was most dependent on real estate, followed by the economies of San Francisco and Los Angeles.