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Week of April 11, 2011

In Brief

Memorial service set for School of Information professor

A memorial service for Robert L. Frost, associate professor in the School of Information, is planned for 3 p.m. Friday in the Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom. Frost, 58, died March 26 at his home in Ann Arbor. Frost’s wife Margaret Hedstrom, associate dean of academic affairs and professor at the School of Information, and the School of Information will host the service, which is open to the public.

Campus Memorial program set

The U-M community is invited to an inaugural event to honor the lives and accomplishments of students who have died during the year. The Campus Memorial is from 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. April 18 in the Kuenzel Room, Michigan Union. The program will include remarks by Reid Hamilton, chair of the Association of Religious Counselors, and E. Royster Harper, vice president for Student Affairs. Contact CampusMemorial@umich.edu for more information.

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Gerald White, medical assistant, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes clinic, on mispronouncing a word in Mandarin during patient intake: “Usually you get a chuckle out of them because they know you’ve messed up. But they know you’re trying very hard and they appreciate what you’re trying to do.”

EVENTS

“Pyongyang,” multimedia installation by artist David Chung, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Institute for the Humanities.

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