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  • Wayne State University to re-examine its urban mission; businessman, civic leader Peter Cummings to speak at forum
    March 31, 1999
    Community leader and real estate developer/manager Peter Cummings will be the keynote speaker for an April 12-13 forum at Wayne State University's McGregor Memorial Conference Center to discuss the university's urban programs. Cummings, co-chair ..
  • WSU joins forces with UM-D, OU, to help grads find jobs
    March 30, 1999
    A new website allows graduating students and alumni to check out job openings with employers who participate in the Michigan Jobs Consortium through Wayne State, Oakland University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Web page users have 24-ho..
  • Edsel B. Ford II to address "Conference on Local History" at WSU
    March 30, 1999
    Edsel B. Ford II, member of the Ford Motor Co. board of directors, will deliver the Henry Brown Memorial Lecture during the annual Conference on Local History to be held at Wayne State University's McGregor Memorial Conference Center April 9-10. F..
  • WSU Professor George Ziegelmueller honored at National Debate Tournament
    March 30, 1999
    George Ziegelmueller of Royal Oak, director of debate at Wayne State University, won the Keele award for excellence in coaching and service to the community at the 1999 National Debate Tournament hosted by Wayne State. He also won another award n..
  • WSU concert has two selections by composer James Lentini April 15
    March 30, 1999
    A Wind Symphony and Orchestra concert featuring two works by James Lentini, associate professor of music, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University. The first half of the concert will pr..
  • Valorie K. Vojdik lectures at the 17th annual Goodman Cohen series at WSU
    March 29, 1999
    Valorie K. Vojdik will present a lecture on trial advocacy, "Storming The Citadel: Lessons From the Legal Battlefield," at 4 p.m. Monday, April 19, in room 105 of the Law School Classroom Building at Wayne State University. The lecture is..
  • Dr. Joycelyn Elders lectures at WSU Monday, April 12
    March 29, 1999
    Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders will discuss HIV in the context of African-American women's health issues at a free lecture at 6 p.m., April 12, in the Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University. Community Arts is located at 45..
  • Attorney Johnnie Cochran Jr. holds court at WSU April 9
    March 25, 1999
    Johnnie Cochran Jr. will share accounts and insights from his journey through the American legal system at a free lecture at noon, April 9, in the Student Center ballroom at Wayne State University, 5221 Gullen Mall. His lecture, "Justice in A..
  • Actor Chad Everett returns to Wayne State for Award
    March 23, 1999
    Actor Chad Everett will receive the Alumni Arts Achievement Award in Communication at a 4 p.m. ceremony, Thursday, March 25, in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne State University. He will be honored by the WSU Department of Commun..
  • Lecture to focus on African-American health concerns
    March 23, 1999
    Dr. Lawrence Crane, director of the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University HIV/AIDS program, will be the guest speaker at a 6 p.m. lecture Monday, April 5, in the Community Arts Auditorium at WSU. Throughout his career Crane has specialized..
  • Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs Appointed at WSU School of Medicine
    March 22, 1999
    Wayne State University School of Medicine Dean Robert J. Sokol, MD, has announced the appointment of Kenneth C. Palmer, PhD, as Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs for the School of Medicine. In this position, Dr. Palmer will be responsible for..
  • WSU researcher named one of the 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century
    March 19, 1999
    Anders Sima, MD, PhD, professor of pathology and neurology at the Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine, has been named one of the 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century by the University of Cambridge. Dr. Sima w..
  • Welcome Center, Fitness Center, Academic Success Center planned for Wayne State University
    March 19, 1999
    Wayne State University's Board of Governors has approved the issuance of up to $132 million of callable general revenue bonds for terms of up to 25or 30 years. The bonds will finance new construction, renovation, repair and maintenance and the refi..
  • Wayne State's 'Funeral for Winter' is April 8
    March 16, 1999
    Wayne State University students will hold the annual "Funeral for O1' Man Winter" at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8. This is an annual rite of spring on campus. Dwayne X. Riley, former host of Riley's World on WDIV TV 4, and Matt Michael..
  • University Public School rewards peacemakers
    March 16, 1999
    Students who resolve conflicts peacefully will be rewarded during the fourth annual Peace Week, March 22-26, at the University Public School, the middle school directed by Wayne State University. Special activities for the week include a selection..
  • WSU Storytelling Festival is March 26-27
    March 16, 1999
    The 17th annual Storytelling Festival will be Friday-Saturday, March 26-27,with concerts and workshops in the David Adamany Undergraduate Library and St. Andrew's Hall at Wayne State University. Professional storytellers Lot Therrio from Connectic..
  • WSU Dance Company presents annual concert March 26, 27
    March 16, 1999
    Wayne State's 70th annual Spring Dance Concert, "Tracking Dreams & Tracing Visions," will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27th in the Bonstelle Theatre. Repertory works, "Blown," constructed by Alan Danielson ..
  • Wayne State recognizes 12 achievers with scholarships
    March 15, 1999
    A dozen students recently received scholarships from Wayne State University during the Academic College Enrichment Services (ACCESS) department's Martin Luther King Jr. Awards and Recognition Ceremony. The students are affiliated with several diff..
  • Novelist Elmore Leonard to be guest lecturer at WSU March 23
    March 12, 1999
    Novelist and screenwriter Elmore "Dutch" Leonard will share his experiences writing books and screenplays during a brown-bag luncheon at noon Tuesday, March 23, in Wayne State University's Alumni House. Admission is free but reservations..
  • Cold War historian to speak at Wayne State April 13
    March 12, 1999
    Walter LaFeber, a noted expert on the history of the Cold War, will be the guest lecturer for the first Gerald J., Myrna F. and Stuart L. Bernath Lecture in the Bernath Auditorium at Wayne State University's David Adamany Undergraduate Library at 3..
  • Holocaust, Armenian Genocide are subject of April 14 conference
    March 12, 1999
    A Century of Genocide is the focus of Wayne State University's sixth annual Conference on the Holocaust and Armenian Genocide slated for Wednesday, April 14, in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at WSU. Keynote speaker Helen Fein, director o..
  • Board of Governors approves bond sale for new buildings
    March 12, 1999
    Wayne State University's Board of Governors March 11 approved the issuance of up to $132 million of callable general revenue bonds for terms of up to 25 or 30 years. The bonds will finance new construction, renovation, repair and maintenance and th..
  • Wayne State teams with Detroit workers in Hepatitis C screening initiative
    March 8, 1999
    Nearly one in every 50 Americans tests positive for Hepatitis C, but because they don't know they carry the virus, they can't be treated. Dr. Milton Mutchnick, a Wayne State University (WSU) liver specialist, likens the virus to the stea..
  • How race affects health will be March 22 lecture topic
    March 2, 1999
    The connection between race and health will be discussed during a 6 p.m. lecture Monday, March 22 in the Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University. William Dressler, a professor of anthropology and social work at the University of Alabam..
  • Junior Science and Humanities Symposium comes to WSU next week
    March 1, 1999
    More than 150 high school students and teachers will converge on Wayne State University March 11 and 12 for the 35th annual Southeastern Michigan Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. During the symposium there will be presentations on researc..