News releases from April 1998
Wayne State lowers tuition rates for residents of Ontario, northwest Ohio
April 29, 1998
In an effort to extend its recruiting reach, Wayne State University will waive out-of-state tuition rates for residents of Ontario, Canada, and four counties in northwest Ohio beginning this fall. At its April 24 general meeting, the university's..
JIM alumna wins $30,000 Showtime film award
April 28, 1998
Journalism alumna Monice Mitchell won the $30,000 grand prize in the sixth annual Showtime Black Film-maker Showcase and Grant Award program. Her film, Carmin's Choice, aired twice on Showtime in February. The 45-minute drama is about an African-..
Wayne State University names new dean for College of Nursing
April 28, 1998
Barbara K. Redman, a nationally recognized researcher, administrator and teacher will become the next dean of the Wayne State University College of Nursing. The WSU Board of Governors approved the appointment, effective September 1, at its April 2..
Casino-related jobs are subject of Wayne State forum
April 27, 1998
"Cashing in on job opportunities in the gaming industry: How Detroit can do it right" is the topic for the Richard C. Van Dusen Forum on Urban Issues scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Friday May 8 at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wa..
Two seniors to be honored at WSU spring commencement on May 5
April 23, 1998
More than 3,000 Wayne State University students will celebrate spring by receiving degrees during spring commencement ceremonies beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in Cobo Arena. WSU President Irvin Reid, presiding over commencement for the s..
WSU Services offers anonymous HIV/AIDS testing April 7, 8
April 15, 1998
An anonymous HIV/AIDS testing opportunity is planned from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 7 and 8, in room 289 Student Center Building at Wayne State University. The service is provided in a safe, private setting and is free for all ..
Dennis Tini shares Wayne State music with South African educators, students
April 13, 1998
Dennis Tini, chairman of the department of music at Wayne State University, continues the campaign to assist music schools in South Africa that he started in 1992 as president of the International Association of Jazz Educators(IAJE). Tini and his..
WSU ranked ninth nationwide in hiring black faculty
April 8, 1998
A report in the March 5 edition of Black Issues in Higher Education ranks Wayne State ninth in the number of black tenured and tenure-track faculty at Carnegie Research I and II institutions. The ranking is based on Fall 1995 figures showing WS..
Conference to focus on dementia, advances in cancer care for the elderly
April 1, 1998
The Wayne State University Continuing Education Program on Issues in Aging will be held May 18-20 at the Management Education Center in Troy. The conference provides multidisciplinary education and training in geriatrics and gerontology for healt..