The University Record, September 4, 2001

Welcome to the 2001–2002 University Record newspaper

The Record is published by News and Information Services on Mondays, weekly September–April except for holiday breaks, twice a month May–July and once in August.

It can be found in racks in more than 70 University locations, usually in campus building lobbies.

Some departments receive copies through Campus Mail. Departments that would like to be added to that list can call (734) 764-0105 or send e-mail to

The Record also is mailed to approximately 6,500 faculty and staff retirees.

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Regular columns include:

  • Calendar
  • Briefings
  • Applause
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Research Reporter
  • Studies Seek Subjects
  • Obituaries
  • Police Beat
  • Job Postings

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