News releases from December 2005
Wayne State University students becoming more adventurous
Jess Darland is the adventurous type. Darland, a Wayne State University junior chemistry major, is among a growing number of students participating in the WSU Outdoor Adventure Club, which annually..
Aku Kadogo returns to the Bonstelle Theatre to direct Djanet Sears' Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God.
Aku Kadogo returns to the Bonstelle Theatre after directing for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf for the Black Theatre Program at the Bonstelle Theatre in 2002...
WSU Assistant Vice President for Technology Commercialization Elected to AUTM Board as Vice President for Finance
Mr. Fred Reinhart, assistant vice president for Technology Commercialization at Wayne State University, has been elected to the Association of University Technology Managers’ (AUTM) Board of ..
WSU professor interviewed on WWJ
Sally Roberts, assistant professor in Wayne State 's College of Education (COE), was interviewed by WWJ's Greg Bowman during his "Making the Grade" segment. Roberts talked about the COE's GO-GIRL (G..
Wayne State receives Safety Belt Program Award
The Region V Office of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has named
ADVISORY: William Davidson among honorees at Wayne State commencement exercises, Dec. 15, in Cobo Arena
William “Bill” Davidson , owner of the Detroit Pistons; and Marian Wright Edelman, nationally known children’s rights advocate, will receive honorary Doctor of Laws degr..
Wayne State University's Merrill-Palmer Institute offers campus childcare grant to WSU students
The Merrill-Palmer Institute at
University and the university’s Academic College Enrichment Services are offering financial assistance for the cost of childcar..
Gerald R. Oglan named assistant dean at Wayne State University's College of Education
Gerald R. Oglan , former teacher in the Greater Essex County Public Schools in Windsor and associate professor at Wayne State University’s College of Education (COE), was recently named assis..
Wayne State University names interim dean for School of Business Administration
Wayne State University has announced the appointment of Richard M. Gabrys, a veteran administrator and business professional, as interim dean of its School of Business Administration, effective Jan..
Wayne State University offers teacher certification program for Canadian residents
Canadian residents with a bachelor’s degree and an interest in pursuing teacher certification are invited to seek admission to a new one-year teacher certification program being offered by the..
Wayne State University's "GO-GIRL" program extends nationally
Following six semesters of successfully boosting mathematics skills and generating confidence in seventh-grade girls, GO-GIRL (Gaining Options-Girls Investigate Real Life) has now expanded beyond i..
Readers see education gap tapping in China
Columnist Carol Cain mentions that she has received a lot of mail on her Dec. 5th column, "China Land of Opportunity." Many readers mentioned the e-learning report by Tom Watkins, former state scho..
Two Wayne State University seniors to receive special honors during commencement ceremonies, Dec. 15, in Cobo Arena
Wayne State University seniors Sharon Bobryk of Sterling Heights and Kevin Brown of Eastpointe will receive the prestigious David D. Henry Award during the university’s biannual comme..
The Hilberry Theatre presents the Greek Tragedy, Electra
The Hilberry Theatre proudly presents Electra by Sophocles, translated by Anne Carson, opening at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 6, 2006. Driven
WDET celebrates return of signature radio programs
Station Committed To Providing Detroit Area A Premier Public Radio Service
DETROIT – December 12, 2005 – WDET – Detroit Public Radio unveils a new program schedule that be..
Wayne State University School of Business Administration selects recipient of Adams Entrepreneur Fellowship
Wayne State University’s School of Business Administration has announced the selection of Alain R. Piette as recipient of the Adams Entrepreneur Fellowship.
The School of Business Admini..
TechTown Welcomes First Retail Outlet Among Influx of New Tenants
(Detroit) December 5, 2005—In the final quarter of 2005, six new tenants have signed leases at TechTown, Detroit’s only research and technology park. The incoming group of entrepreneurs..
China: land of opportunity
"If we do not understand how fundamentally the world has changed with the emergence of 1.3 billion new Chinese capitalists and instant communication through technology and take swift action to respo..
Piston's owner William Davidson, children's activist Marian Wright Edelman head list of honorees for Wayne State commencement, Dec. 15
Detroit Pistons owner William Davidson and nationally known children’s advocate Marian Wright Edelman will receive honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Wayne State University during winter com..
Night of the Two Millionth Patron event
The Hilberry Theatre is happy to announce the date of its
Night of the Two Millionth Patron event. The event will take
place February 3rd, 2006, at 8 p.m., opening night of Sly
Fox by Larr..
On Dec. 7, Wayne State says No Feare Shakespeare
First installment in the 2005-6 In Circulation: The Arts and Communication
DETROIT (NOV. 30, 2005) – Wayne State University’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Art..
Outstanding Faculty recognized
President Irvin D. Reid, and the Wayne State University Board of Governors have named seven faculty members to the rank of Distinguished Professor.
The honorees are: Philip R. Abbott , profes..