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News releases from January 1999

  • Applications available for endowed scholarship at Wayne State
    January 28, 1999
    Wayne State students now can pick up applications for the David Adamany WSU Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship. The Alumni Association will award scholarships for the 1999 - 2000 academic year to Wayne State students who, through voluntary pa..
  • WSU Professor Jack "Doc" Warfield, died Jan. 18
    January 28, 1999
    Jack "Doc" Warfield, professor of communication at Wayne State University, believed students should learn about broadcasting in the real world as well as the classroom. He died of pancreatic cancer Monday, Jan. 18, in his Southfield home ..
  • Wayne State alumni meet for hot hoops in February at Matthaei
    January 28, 1999
    The Wayne State University Alumni Association is holding a "Tartar Hoops!" reception as part of the men's and women's basketball games on Saturday, Feb.20. The women's game begins at 1 p.m. and the men's follows at 3 p.m. The reception ru..
  • Tartar alumni volunteers needed to pack boxes at food bank
    January 28, 1999
    The Community Relations Committee of the Wayne State University Alumni Relations Board is seeking volunteers to help pack bulk food and emergency food boxes from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Gleaners Community Food Bank. The Gleaners Food..
  • Rouge Forum presents a testing conference Jan. 29, 30 at Wayne State
    January 27, 1999
    The Rouge Forum presents a testing conference, "Standardized Testing and Teaching for a Democratic Society," Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30, at Wayne State University. Those attending may join other participants for dinner and conve..
  • New exhibit on history of 14th Amendment opens with program Feb. 3 in Washington, D.C.
    January 22, 1999
    A powerful new exhibit highlighting the struggle of African Americans for equal rights under the Constitution will open with ceremonies Feb. 3 at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in Washington, D.C. Cecilia Marshall, widow of the ..
  • WSU extends registration deadlines
    January 19, 1999
    The late registration period for Wayne State University students has been extended through Monday, Jan. 25, because of the recent run of bad weather. Through that date, students will be charged the normal $70 late fee to register. Additionally, th..
  • Ethicist Richard Sparks talks about morality in the next generation Jan. 21
    January 15, 1999
    Nationally known ethics professor Richard C. Sparks presents "Morality in the Next Generation: Amoral, Immoral or Differently Moral?" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in Hilberry A in the Student Center Building at Wayne State University. ..
  • COSW luncheons open with Meredith Gibbs, WSU chief of staff
    January 15, 1999
    Meredith Gibbs, Wayne State University's new chief of staff, will speak at the first "Getting to Know You" luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Hilberry A and B in the Student Center Building. President Irvin D. Reid's..
  • C&IT offers e-mail training sessions for new WSU employees
    January 13, 1999
    The Division of Computing & Information Technology will offer e-mail training for new employees during the winter term at Wayne State University. The sessions are open on a walk-in basis; no registration is required. The location for all trai..
  • African-American Composers Concert
    January 11, 1999
    The sixth annual African-American Composers Concert will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Community Arts Auditorium. Held in observance of the Martin L. King Jr. holiday, the concert celebrates the history, achievements and culture of Afr..
  • WSU registration affected by bad weather
    January 8, 1999
    The registration period for Wayne State students has been extended through Friday, Jan. 15, because of the recent run of bad weather. Students will be able to register for the normal $35 late fee through that date. "We recognize the extreme i..
  • A dozen students receive scholarships during Wayne State ceremony
    January 7, 1999
    Twelve students will receive scholarships Thursday, Jan. 14, during Wayne State University's third annual Academic College Enrichment Services (ACCESS) Martin Luther King Jr. Awards and Recognition Ceremony. The program will be held from 4:30 to 7..
  • New WSU governor, incumbent governor to be sworn in Jan. 13
    January 6, 1999
    Swearing-in ceremonies for John Kelly, newest member of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, and Elizabeth Hardy, incumbent member of the board, will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, in WSU's McGregor Memorial Conference Center. ..
  • Weeklong symposium celebrates work of Martin Luther King Jr.
    January 6, 1999
    A variety of events are planned for the week of Jan. 18-22 in recognition of the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. The first event of the week is a luncheon program featuring guest speaker Dr. Alvin Poussaint, a clinical professor of psychiatry ..