News releases from June 1999
Wayne State University professor receives award for excellence
June 25, 1999
Gisela Labouvie-Vief of Royal Oak has received a Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award from Wayne State University, where she is a professor in the psychology department. The honor, which includes a $2,500 cash award, goes to faculty members whose ..
Construction on new fitness center gets under way
June 23, 1999
Healthy bodies to match healthy intellects is one goal of the new fitness center planned to open in August of next year. University officials recently broke ground for the new facility to the cheers of faculty, staff and students who attended the c..
Local resident receives WSU's Heberlein award
June 23, 1999
Jean-Philippe Faletta of Eastpointe, a graduate student in Wayne State University's department of political science, has received the 1999 Garrett T. Heberlein Endowed Award for Excellence in Teaching for Graduate Students. Faletta believes his ro..
Improving health of older African Americans is focus of new Wayne State - U of M program
June 22, 1999
Representatives from Wayne State University and the University of Michigan joined community leaders at the kick-off event for the "Healthier Black Elders" program at Hannan House in Detroit. The health program is sponsored by WSU and U ..
15-star flag over WSU campus July 11 marks U.S. control of Detroit
June 17, 1999
Wayne State will fly a 15-star flag July 11 remembering the first U.S. flag flown over Detroit and Michigan in 1796 by Gen. Anthony Wayne. The Michigan Legislature adopted a resolution in 1971 designating each July 11as Anthony Wayne Day, commemor..
Brenda M. Scott golf outing will raise money for student scholarships
June 9, 1999
On Friday, July 9, Detroit City Councilwoman Brenda M. Scott will host the second annual Brenda M. Scott Golf Classic at the William S. Rogell Golf Course, 18601 Berg Road (at W. 7 Mile), Detroit. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Brenda M..
Ceremony signals start of WSU fitness center construction
June 8, 1999
A campus fitness center at Wayne State University is becoming a reality with a groundbreaking ceremony and reception set for 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, on Gullen Mall, east of the Student Center Building. The ceremony with dignitaries, hard hats,..
New Law School building marks new chapter in university's distinguished history
June 3, 1999
DETROIT (June 2, 1999) - Wayne State University officials today broke ground on a new state-of- the-art learning facility for the University's Law School. Scheduled to open in time for classes in 2000, the $15.6 million project includes a new build..