News releases from October 1997

  • First Wayne State Shop opens at Crowley's New Center
    October 30, 1997
    The university's first retail merchandising store, the Wayne State Shop, will open with a ceremony noon-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Crowley's New Center store. The WSU shop will mark a new partnership between two of "Detroit's own" organiz..
  • WSU Millender lecture explores urban unrest of the 1960s, national and local politics
    October 27, 1997
    The 15th annual Robert L. Millender, Sr. Memorial Program will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15. This year the program will provide a two-day in-depth analysis of how the urban unrest of the 1960s shaped both national and local politics...
  • "Personal Inflections" exhibition opens Nov. 7
    October 24, 1997
    The "Personal Inflections" exhibition for Wayne State art students, will run Friday-Monday, November 7-3, at the Mask Gallery, 2679 E. Grand Boulevard. The opening reception will be 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. The exhibition is the first ou..
  • New financial aid director named at WSU
    October 23, 1997
    Adalberto (Al) Andino of Cleveland State University has been named director of the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at Wayne State University. Andino was assistant dean for enrollment services at CSU and also served as director of financia..
  • Detroit Renaissance president to speak at WSU about development
    October 23, 1997
    The federal empowerment zone, downtown Detroit development and the role Detroit Renaissance will play in southeast Michigan will be the topics of discussion when Paul Hillegonds speaks at a brown bag luncheon at noon Nov. 13 in Wayne State Universi..
  • WSU Legal Studies Center offers luncheon lecture series
    October 16, 1997
    The Center for Legal Studies at Wayne State University will offer a luncheon lecture series at noon in McGregor Memorial Conference Center beginning in November. The schedule follows; * Wednesday, Nov. 5 - "What Ever Happened to Sovereignty..
  • Psychiatrist to probe Devil's Night activities at WSU seminar
    October 16, 1997
    Mindy Thompson Fullilove will conduct an informal seminar on Devil's Night activities from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in 137 Manoogian at Wayne State University. The department of anthropology sponsors the seminar that is open to students a..
  • Deadline for WSU Barber Fund proposals is Oct. 31
    October 14, 1997
    The application deadline for proposals to the Richard J. Barber Fund for Interdisciplinary Research is Friday, Oct. 31. The fund, established in 1992, provides support to WSU faculty for scholarly research on projects involving law and other acade..
  • Authority on disadvantaged children, families to speak here Nov. 12
    October 14, 1997
    A national authority on ways to improve the future for disadvantaged children and their families will speak here at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Lisbeth Schorr, author and lecturer in social medicine at Ha..
  • WSU Journalism Institute for Minorities has new director
    October 10, 1997
    The new director of the Journalism Institute for Minorities, Sandra Combs Birdiett of Rochester Hills, brings with her 21 years of experience in newspaper editorial departments. Birdiett understands the critical need for diversity in newsrooms, sa..
  • DMC/WSU, Henry Ford opt for collaboration instead of merger
    October 10, 1997
    After deliberating since last spring, the Detroit Medical Center (DMC)/School of Medicine and Henry Ford Health System have decided not to pursue a merger. Instead, the two systems will focus on joint opportunities and additional collaborative pro..
  • Conference will focus on health care industry
    October 7, 1997
    "Competitiveness in the Health Care Industry," a conference addressing a range of business-related issues impacting on the industry, will be held in the Alumni House lounge, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. School of Business Administrat..
  • WSU African and African Diaspora film series continues Oct. 30
    October 3, 1997
    Two films remain in the African and African Diaspora film series presented by the department of history at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays in the African-American Room, 91 Manoogian Hall. Refreshments and informal discussions by history faculty members follow ..
  • Purdue nutritionist to speak on diet, osteoporosis in 1997 Marqueta Huyck Lecture
    October 3, 1997
    Connie Weaver, professor and head of foods and nutrition at Purdue University, will deliver the 1997 Marqueta Huyck Lecture in Nutrition, "Preventing Osteoporosis," at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 in room 100, General Lectures Building on the ..
  • Wayne State, Fortune magazine present leadership teleconference
    October 3, 1997
    Leadership issues in a rapidly changing workplace will be explored by eight internationally known authorities in the second annual Worldwide Lessons in Leadership series Thursday and Friday, Oct. 23-24. Wayne State University and other leading co..
  • Addiction Research Institute fellows forge links between researchers, community groups
    October 2, 1997
    Substance abuse is not just a medical problem, but one with societal, economic, political and numerous other ramifications. That realization underlies the creation of the faculty development program in substance abuse by the Addiction Research In..