News releases from March 2006
Wayne State University celebrates first Earth Week celebration April 1-8
Wayne State University is hosting Earth Week April 1-8, 2006, to increase the awareness of protecting our natural resources and to encourage university recycling.
Earth Week events include a ..
Brazilian Journalist to speak on Economic/Commercial Development in Brazil and US Relations
On Thursday, April 6, the Detroit Council for World Affairs of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and BBK, an international business advisory firm will welcome Paulo Sotero, the Washington c..
WSU Honors student receives nationally competitive Goldwater Scholarship
Morgan Thompson , a junior in the Honors Program at Wayne State University, has been named a Goldwater Scholar by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The scho..
Wayne State University's Studio Theatre presents Proof by David Auburn
Wayne State University’s Studio Theatre presents Proof, by playwright David Auburn, opening at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2006. Proof, Auburn’s Broadway debut, is a family drama with..
GLEQ-NextEnergy event reminder
An "Entrepreneur's Roundtable on Business Commercialization" will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the NextEnergy Center in TechTown. The event is part of the Great Lakes Entrepreneurs Qu..
Wayne State Opera performs popular Gilbert and Sullivan operetta
DETROIT, MI (March 23, 2006) – The Wayne State University Opera Workshop, under the direction of Frances Brockington, will perform Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Mikado, a two act comic oper..
Wayne State University Faculty Innovators recognized
Ingenuity, Inventions, Intellect
Wayne State’s Technology Commercialization office honored over 100 faculty members and staff inventors today for their ingenuity that has led to invent..
Wayne State University conference to explore careers and volunteerism in youth sports
The Wayne State University Sports Administration Program, a part of the College of Education, and Volunteers, Administrators and Coaches Training Program, will host the “Sixth Annual Careers ..
Wayne State Univerisity's Hilberry Theatre and The Center for the Study of Citizenship Present: Women and Leadership
Wayne State University’s Hilberry Theatre and The Center for the Study of Citizenship present Women and Leadership . The seminar will take place at the Hilberry Theatre on April 1, 2006 at 4..
The Hilberry Theatre presents the Russian satire, The Inspector General
The Inspector General
Wed. 2 p.m.: Apr. 26
Thurs. 8 p.m.: Apr. 13, Apr. 27..
Grammy Award Winning Guitar Quartet at Wayne State University
DETROIT, MI (March 21, 2006) – Wayne State University Department of Music proudly hosts the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet on Monday, April 3 for a guitar master class. The Grammy Award winning qu..
WDET News recognized by Michigan Associated Press with 7 awards
Detroit Public Radio Honored With General Excellence Award For 5th
The Michigan Associated Press has recognized WDET Detroit Public Radio
as the best non-commercial radio s..
Wayne State Big Band pays tribute to Stan Kenton
DETROIT, MI (March 17, 2006) – The Wayne State University Jazz Lab I Big Band, under the direction of Christopher Collins, will pay tribute to Stan Kenton at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28. The c..
Journalism legend Helen Thomas to be inducted into David Mackenzie Honor Society at Wayne State, April 25
In recognition of her outstanding scholarship, service, and loyalty to Wayne State University, alumna Helen Thomas will be inducted into the David Mackenzie Honor Society (DMHS) Tuesday, April 25, ..
WSU to bury winter, welcome spring, during its wacky and original 23rd annual Funeral for Ol' Man Winter
DETROIT, MI — Wayne State University will be celebrating the passage of winter with its quirky and original tradition, the 23rd annual Funeral for Ol’ Man Winter, at 11:30 a.m. Wednesda..
Lillian Genser remembered as tireless advocate of humanitarian values and children's rights
Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) is saddened to note the passing of its former director, Lillian Genser. Mrs. Genser suffered a stroke in February an..
Wayne State University's Studio Theatre presents Before There Was Broadway by Thomas L. Harris and Henri D. Franklin
Performance Dates and Times
Thursday, March 23 & 30, 2006 at 8 p.m.
Friday, March 2..
Sly Fox highlights Annual Alumni Champagne Matinee
DETROIT – March 15, 2006 – The Wayne State University Alumni Association will roll out the red carpet for its annual Champagne matinee March 26 at the Hilberry Theatre. Alumni and frien..
Troy businessman and philanthropist Marvin Danto has funded $3 million to build new Wayne State University Engineering Development Center
DETROIT - Troy businessman and philanthropist Marvin Danto has donated $3 million to Wayne State University for a new Engineering Development Center which will accommodate educational programs, res..
FIRST Robotics Regionals returns to Wayne State
After six weeks of preparation, 33 high school teams from southeast Michigan will descend on Wayne State University’s Matthaei Athletic Complex March 16 for the FIRST Robotic Regional Champio..
Honors program student at Wayne State receives national recognition for academic achievement, community service
Kathleen Dass of Bloomfield Hills, a senior in the Honors Program at Wayne State University, has been named to USA Today’s 2006 All-USA College Academic Team. Dass, who is majoring in biology..
Award-winning author Terry Trueman to speak at the Developmental Disabilities Institute
Wayne State University’s Developmental Disabilities Institute (DDI) will host Printz Honor recipient Terry Trueman at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium in the WSU Law School at 6 p.m., Thurs..
Detroit Orientation Institute offers spring session
The Detroit Orientation Institute (DOI) at Wayne State University is now accepting applications for the spring session scheduled on three consecutive Tuesdays, April 25, May 2 and May 9. The DOI off..
Improving performance of disadvantaged students: Topic of 7th Annual Lent Upson Lecture, March 29
Kenneth J. Meier, Charles H. Gregory Chair in Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University..
Detroit Orientation Institute offers spring 2006 session: Tour Detroit
The Detroit Orientation Institute (DOI) at Wayne State University is now accepting applications for the spring session scheduled on three consecutive Tuesdays, April 25, May 2 and May 9. For more in..
TechTown Kicks Off Master Site Planning to Recreate 12-Block Detroit Community
(Detroit) March 9, 2006—TechTown is launching a unique collaboration to overhaul its 12-block community. On March 13, TechTown will..
TechTown Media Advisory
Leaders from Philadelphia, New York, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Detroit
Converge at TechTown to Launch Community Redesign Project
Growth of Technology Economy Central to New Residential-B..
Universities put EduGuide in 8th graders' hands
Lansing, Mich. More than 150,000 Michigan 8th graders will receive an EduGuide this month with a key message: take steps now to prepare for college or you’ll waste a lot of your time, money a..
Scholars Day(s) at Wayne State
Chair of Wayne State Board of Governors, COO for Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan meet with high school seniors during Scholars..
Law School's 9th Annual Gala to be held at Ford Field
Wayne State University Law School’s Ninth Annual Treasure of Detroit Gala will be held at Ford Field in Detroit on Saturday, April 1, 2006.
The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a co..
Lecture in Trial Advocacy March 30
Wayne State University Law School is pleased to announce that Andrea D. Lyon, a nationally recognized expert on the death penalty, will deliver the 22nd annual I. Goodman Cohen Lecture in Trial Advo..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, March 8, in Room BC at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 West Ferry Mall, in Detroit.