News releases from August 2005
Activities for Wayne State alumni and friends heat up in September
Two special fall activities kick off
University ’s calendar of events for alumni and friends during the fall 2005 season. Both require reservations –..
Arming the heavens: A space weapons debate
The Detroit Council of World Affairs (DCWA) will host a debate regarding space weapons on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Wayne State University Law School Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, located at 471 ..
Wayne State University opens 3rd new residence hall in 4 years
DETROIT – Anthony Wayne Drive on the Wayne State University campus will be bustling with activity Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 29-30, as students arriving early for the fall term begin moving int..
TechTown boosts business growth in Detroit with five new companies
Detroit ’s only research and technology park, has welcomed five new tenants since celebrating its first anniversary this summer. The organization’s staff has been for..
Wayne State Athletic Director Rob Fournier builds a winning program
DETROIT — Do you believe in miracles?
Rob Fournier, who will be celebrating his fifth anniversary as athletics director at Wayne State University in August, may not believe in miracles, ..
CareerBoost! Workshops teach important job skills to alumni
The Wayne State University Alumni Association this fall will offer three new CareerBoost! workshops aimed at recent grads. Hosted by the Recent Alumni Committee, the workshops cover topics such as..
WSU's Harper Woods Center relocates to Harper Woods Middle/High School
Center has relocated due to the closing of
High School by the Archdiocese of Detroit. ..
Journalism Institute for Minorities (JIM) Turns 20; honors Emery King
University ’s groundbreaking Journalism Institute for Minorities (JIM) is celebrating its 20 th year of training ethnic minority journalism students with a gala ..
New Detroit data site a stunner
Kurt Metzger, research director for the Center for Urban Studies and director of the Michigan Metropolitan Information Center, helped introduce a new Web site Tuesday night that is designed to conne..
On-site Admissions event offers on-the-spot decisions, advising
Taking the suspense out of the undergraduate admissions process for the fall 2005 semester, Wayne State University is giving applicants on-the-spot admissions decisions during On-site Admissions eve..
Wayne State University Humanities Center
Wayne State University Library System to Host Mirror Site for Annenberg/CPB
The Wayne State University Library System has signed an agr..
Wayne State University to host free seminar on Ivory-billed Woodpecker once thought to be extinct
More than 60 years have passed since the last confirmed sighting of an Ivory-billed Woodpecker in the United States. However, researchers now have evidence that this magnificent bird still li..
Wayne State University pays Detroiters to learn computer skills through a free training program
Young adult Detroiters can hone their skills on IBM or Apple computers, learn to surf the Internet and receive job placement assistance – all while getting paid to d..