News releases from August 1997

  • Wayne State to co-host free program on resources for empowerment zone companies
    August 29, 1997
    Wayne State University will co-host a free program 7:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, on educational resources for companies in Detroit's empowerment zone. The program will be held at the UAW-Chrysler Wayne Center in Detroit. The program, held in ..
  • New Library at Wayne State designed with first-time college students in mind
    August 29, 1997
    An impressive new $35 million Undergraduate Library for the 21st century is the latest addition to the Wayne State University landscape. The spacious three-story structure on Gullen Mall opens its doors to students for the fall term beginning Sept...
  • Students, parents, public invited to WSU computer science open house
    August 27, 1997
    The Wayne State University department of computer science will host its open house, "Preparing You for the Next Millennium," on Friday, Sept. 19 at State Hall. The event will showcase the department's accomplishments and research develo..
  • Contemporary art exhibition opens Sept. 13
    August 26, 1997
    Nancy Spero/Leon Golub: Contemporaries will be the first exhibition at the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit's newest gallery at Wayne State University. From Saturday, Sept. 13, to Wednesday, Nov. 26, the exhibition promises to engage its viewers ..
  • WSU Faculty Art Exhibition opens Sept 5
    August 26, 1997
    The annual WSU Faculty Art Exhibition will run Friday, Sept. 5, to Friday, Oct.3, in the Community Arts Gallery on the campus of Wayne State University. The exhibition will feature a wide variety of mediums and concepts of art. Gallery hours will..
  • Wayne State University recommended for 10-year accreditation
    August 22, 1997
    The North Central Association review team has recommended that Wayne State University be reaccredited for 10 years, the longest reaccreditation period permitted by the Association's rules. The review team also recommended that Wayne State file repo..
  • New WSU art gallery is named for Elaine L. Jacob
    August 21, 1997
    Wayne State University's department of art and art history announces its newest gallery, the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, located in the new wing of the recently renovated Old Main Building. Nancy Spero/Leon Golub: Contemporaries, a major exhibition ..
  • Jack Kay named interim dean of WSU College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
    August 20, 1997
    Jack Kay of Farmington Hills has been named interim dean of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University, effective August 18. Tilden Edelstein of Grosse Pointe Park, vice president for Academic Affairs, made t..
  • New course offering to focus on legal issues in science
    August 19, 1997
    The College of Science has announced the formation of a new course, SCI 502, titled "Intellectual Property Law for the Sciences." The course covers the legal issues involved in copyrights, trademarks or patents and is aimed at those int..
  • Law dean will leave his post at end of 1997-98 academic year
    August 18, 1997
    Wayne State University Law School Dean James K. Robinson announced today (Aug. 18) that he will not seek another term as dean after he concludes the fifth year of his contract at the end of the 1997-98 academic year. Robinson outlined his plans i..
  • Awardee Ken Palmer gives $2,000 scholarship to WSU journalism student
    August 15, 1997
    The State Bar of Michigan teamed up with the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame recently to present the Wade H. McCree, Jr. Awards for the Advancement of Justice to an audience of more than 300 in Lansing. Ken Palmer, of The Flint Journal, offered ..
  • WSU poet M.L. Liebler mixes music and poetry on new CD
    August 15, 1997
    A newly released 13-track Compact Disc, "The Gift Outright," showcases the eclectic mix of M.L. Liebler's music and poetry. Poetry you can dance to, says a review in the Woodstock Times about the CD that features Liebler and The Magic P..
  • Graduate students to host biomedical research day
    August 13, 1997
    Graduate students at the School of Medicine have organized a biomedical research day on Friday, Sept. 12. The event will highlight the latest research and technology in the field. Students will present current research on topics such as cancer, A..
  • Register now for engineering technology degree programs
    August 13, 1997
    Registrations are being accepted through Thursday, Aug. 28, for Fall 1997 courses in Wayne State University's bachelor of science degree programs in engineering technology. Classes are held at Delta Community College in Saginaw, Mott Community Coll..
  • C&IT systems replacement project makes progress
    August 8, 1997
    The Computing & Information Technology (C&IT) project to replace existing financial systems is well on it way. The C&IT Strategic Plan includes a provision to replace the existing financial systems of Human Resources (HR) / Payroll Sy..
  • Detroit Festival of the Arts announces Youth Artists Market and Festival of Banners
    August 7, 1997
    The Detroit Festival of the Arts committee seeks participants for the Youth Artists' Market and the Festival of Banners in the 11th festival scheduled for Friday-Sunday, Sept. 19-21, in the University Cultural Center. Creative young people aged e..
  • Hazardous waste management program announces graduate course offerings
    August 7, 1997
    Registrations are being accepted through Thursday, Aug. 28, for Fall 1997 courses in Wayne State University's Hazardous Waste Control Graduate Certificate sequence. The sequence continues through the Spring/Summer 1998 semester. Offered on WSU's ..
  • Robert Carter returns as dean of College of Lifelong Learning
    August 4, 1997
    Robert Carter will return as dean of Wayne State University's College of Lifelong Learning as of Sept. 1. Carter had been at WSU for nearly 12 years, nine in the dean's office, before leaving last July to head the College of General Studies at th..
  • Grosse Pointe Woods resident Joan Gossman directs new purchasing system at Wayne State University
    August 4, 1997
    The purchasing department at Wayne State University encourages university units to take advantage of the new on-line system to record some purchase orders. The system is for Limited Purchase Orders (LPOs), a purchase order that can be used for item..
  • Wayne State University volunteers helped the organization Habitat for Humanity build new homes for low income Detroiters
    August 1, 1997
    Wayne State University volunteers helped the organization Habitat for Humanity build new homes for low income Detroiters last month. Called Build Blitz '97, the June 23-28 project attracted workers David Barnett and Fran Ahern, both of design servi..