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.
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.
April 6, 2001 |
A federal appeals court put on hold a judge's order that the University of Michigan law school stop using race as a factor in its admission policy. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Detroit said the order is disrupting the selection of the law school class. Last week, U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman struck down a nine-year-old affirmative action policy and then denied a request from Michigan to stay his order while the university appeals.
March 17, 2004 |
The University of Michigan said the FBI and college officials were investigating "the unauthorized access and public release" of its February consumer sentiment report. The index was published by the Market News International news service before being released to subscribers of the index Feb. 13, said Richard Curtin, director of the university's Institute for Social Research, which compiles the index. Market News Managing Editor Tony Mace could not be reached for comment.
September 15, 1990 |
International Business Machines, MCI Communications and a University of Michigan unit are expected to announce Monday the formation of a company to operate a high-speed, nationwide data transferring network that could ultimately serve businesses and homes. The three already operate a National Science Foundation-owned nationwide data network.