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News releases from September 1997

  • WSU Brazilian art exhibition opens Oct. 10
    September 29, 1997
    O Pelourinho!, a spirited exhibition of art from the northeast of Brazil, will run Oct. 10-Nov. 7 in the Community Arts Gallery at Wayne State University. The exhibition brings to North America for the first time a collection of paintings, sculptu..
  • WSU dance department celebrates new space with open house and performances
    September 29, 1997
    An open house 11 a.m - ­4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, is one of several October activities the Department of Dance at Wayne State University plans to celebrate in its new facilities in Old Main. The daylong event will include an 11 a.m. master class by ..
  • Eastern District Court historical society features historian Sidney Fine
    September 29, 1997
    Historian and author Sidney Fine will speak on the topic Frank Murphy: Highlights of His Public Career Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit. His address is part of the annual meeting of the Historical Society of the..
  • WSU Bernard Gottfried labor law symposium is Oct. 16
    September 29, 1997
    The Wayne State University Law School presents the fifth Bernard Gottfried Memorial Labor Law symposium from 8:15 a.m. - 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center. James K. Robinson, WSU Law School dean; and William C. S..
  • Langsford memorial concert set for Oct. 5
    September 29, 1997
    Nationally-acclaimed tenor and Wayne State University alumnus George Shirley will take part in a memorial concert titled There'll Be Joy! Joy! Joy! Sunday, Oct. 5, In memory of music Professor Harry M. Langsford, the concert will begin at 7 p.m. in..
  • Wayne State University Law School hosts patent and trademark law week in Detroit
    September 29, 1997
    Intellectual property law practitioners and judges will assemble in Detroit from October 6 through October 9, 1997 as Wayne State University Law School in conjunction with the Great Lakes Patent and Trademark Center of the Detroit Public Library pr..
  • WSU Professor Kypros Markou appointed director of Dearborn Symphony Orchestra
    September 25, 1997
    Kypros Markou, director of orchestral studies in the music department at Wayne State University, has been appointed music director of the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra, effective September 1, 1997. Markou, of Grosse Pointe Farms, also is music direct..
  • WSU graduate student roundtable series begins Oct. 3
    September 25, 1997
    The first session of the Graduate Student Roundtable series at Wayne State University will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in room 798 Student Center, the Wesley Foundation Lounge. This is the fifth year that the Graduate School and Grosberg R..
  • WSU and Writer's Voice offer fall events
    September 23, 1997
    Wayne State University English and Labor Studies Prof. M. L. Liebler, who also is director of the Writer's Voice of Downtown Detroit, has announced the organization's fall schedule. Most events are free. * 9 a.m. and 7:30 p m. Tuesdays - Liebler a..
  • Poet Gwendolyn Brooks will be featured at Wayne State seminar honoring women who use words to create change
    September 18, 1997
    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks will be the guest speaker at the ninth Dauris G. Jackson Memorial Seminar and Award for Women in Administration and Management slated for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the McGregor Memorial Confe..
  • Warren Avenue bridge repairs will create traffic detour
    September 18, 1997
    Repairs to the Warren Avenue Bridge over the Lodge Freeway soon will necessitate closing the bridge to eastbound Warren Avenue traffic. Eastbound traffic will be diverted south on Trumbull to Forest, then east on Forest to northbound Third or Secon..
  • WSU addiction researchers to learn 'ropes' from Traverse area Native Americans
    September 17, 1997
    Sharing knowledge with peers, getting to know the community and learning cultural diversity are on the agenda for a group of researchers from Wayne State's Addiction Research Institute during their visit to the Traverse City area Sept. 18-20. The ..
  • Retiring WSU president on "Pointers with Prost"
    September 16, 1997
    Wayne State University President David Adamany, who has announced his retirement from the presidency of Detroit's only major research university after 15 years as WSU's chief executive, will be the guest on "Pointers with Prost&quo..
  • WSU Episcopal Chaplaincy offers theatre fund-raiser on Oct. 2
    September 15, 1997
    The Episcopal Chaplaincy at Wayne State University will sponsor a fund-raising event on the opening night of The Lady's Not for Burning, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Hilberry Theatre. A wedding, two pending deaths and the prospect of love en..
  • Wayne State names new library building after outgoing President David W. Adamany
    September 12, 1997
    In a surprise announcement today at dedication ceremonies for Wayne State University's new $35 million Undergraduate Library, the university's Board of Governors announced that the building would be named in honor of outgoing President David W. Ada..
  • Festival of the Arts opens Friday, Sept 19
    September 10, 1997
    Several hundred visual and performing artists will entertain visitors on stages, streets and artists markets at the 11th annual Detroit Festival of the Arts scheduled for Friday - Sunday, Sept. 19 - 21, in the University Cultural Center. This year..
  • Senator's Mobile Office on campus to meet constituents
    September 9, 1997
    U.S. Senator Spencer Abraham's Mobile Office will visit campus to allow his staff to meet with constituents from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18. The office will be located on West Ferry at Second Ave., just north of the Faculty-Administration/Coll..
  • BCBSM Foundation grants $10,000 award to Wayne State researchers
    September 8, 1997
    A team headed by Allen Goodman, economics, has received an award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) Foundation. The 1997 Excellence in Research Award carries a $10,000 prize and honors researchers who make significant contributions tow..
  • New admissions director named
    September 8, 1997
    John Witter, associate director of admissions at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, has been named director of Wayne State University admissions. Witter has served at UNLV since 1992. Prior to moving to Nevada he was associate director of admis..