News releases from February 1997

  • WSU Colloquium Poetry Series continues through April 16
    February 28, 1997
    The 15th annual Colloquium Poetry Series at Wayne State University, the longest-running literary series in Michigan, continues with performances at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays through April 16 in room 3234 of the English department, 51 W. Warren Ave. Th..
  • High school students visit WSU campus for science, humanities symposium
    February 26, 1997
    The 33rd annual Southeast Michigan Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) will take place Thursday and Friday, March 6 and 7, in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne State University. More than 150 area high school students an..
  • WSU University Public School planning Peace Week program March 10-14
    February 26, 1997
    The University Public School's (UPS) second annual Peace Week program will be held Monday-Friday, March 10-14, at the school, 2727 Second Ave. Wayne State University operates the middle school. Events will include election of the school's top p..
  • WSU expert on topic to discuss Women's Health Initiative
    February 26, 1997
    An update on women's health issues by Susan Hendrix, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and principal investigator for the Women's Health Initiative, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in 100 Natural Sciences Buildi..
  • WSU Dance Company concerts scheduled March 21 and 22
    February 21, 1997
    The 68th annual spring concerts of the Wayne State University Dance Company will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22, in the Bonstelle Theatre, 3424 Woodward Avenue, Detroit. The concerts will feature "Landings" by New Yor..
  • Poetry reading March 4 to feature poets from across nation
    February 21, 1997
    A poetry reading titled "Sisters O Sisters" celebrating International Women's Day will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 4, in A Woman's Prerogative Book Store, 175 W. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. The reading will feature poets from across th..
  • Andrew Young to visit campus as Urban Perspectives lecturer
    February 17, 1997
    Civil rights leader, politician and diplomat Andrew Young will be the guest speaker at the Arthur L. Johnson Urban Perspectives lecture at noon Thursday, March 6, in the Community Arts Auditorium. Young will review the findings of 'Repairing the..
  • Earn credit, travel at same time in these WSU summer sessions
    February 17, 1997
    Four summer travel study excursions are planned by Metropolitan Programs and Summer Sessions in the College of Lifelong Learning at Wayne State University. Students can travel to Europe, Africa, Florida or Lapeer, Mich., to study and earn univers..
  • Nominations deadline March 3 for Alumni Association awards
    February 14, 1997
    The nominations deadline is March 3 for three awards granted annually by the Alumni Association: Faculty Service Awards, Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Homer D. Strong Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to alumni for outstand..
  • Local students invited to WSU College of Engineering Open House
    February 13, 1997
    High school students throughout the metropolitan Detroit area are invited to Wayne State University's College of Engineering Wednesday, Feb. 19, to participate in activities designed to inspire future engineers during National Engineers Week. Amo..
  • Clinical neuropsychology program at Wayne State University leads nation in number of grads achieving 'diplomate' status
    February 10, 1997
    DETROIT -- The accredited clinical training program in neuropsychology at Wayne State University leads the nation in the number of graduates who have achieved "diplomate" status in clinical neuropsychology. The honor, a designation of p..
  • AT&T continues support for WSU Journalism Institute for Minorities
    February 7, 1997
    AT&T presented $10,000 to the Journalism Institute for Minorities at Wayne State University for student scholarships, continuing its yearly financial support since the institute's inception in the mid-1980s. Michele Vernon-Chesley, director o..
  • College students, employers can connect at 19th Michigan Collegiate Job Fair
    February 7, 1997
    Graduating seniors once again will get a chance to meet prospective employers at the 19th Michigan Collegiate Job Fair (MCJF) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 4, at Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Road in Livonia. More than 150 employers are e..
  • WSU Hilberry Theatre offers 'Super Thursdays'
    February 4, 1997
    In 1997 Thursdays will be super at the Hilberry Theatre at Wayne State University. As a special treat, the department of theatre offers a Thursday night ticket package that includes free appetizers and a ticket to a show at the Hilberry Theatre ­..
  • WSU Humanities Center conference scheduled for Friday, Feb. 14
    February 4, 1997
    "The Influence of Memory on the Study of History, Language and Truth" is the theme of the Humanities Center's Faculty Fellows Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne Stat..