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News releases from July 1999

  • WSU adopts new athletic identity
    July 29, 1999
    A Wayne State University task force has recommended, and the administration has approved, a name change and the adoption of a new athletic identity system. The new system replaces a limited and dated identification system and introduces the Warr..
  • WSU expert can talk about presidential administration and controversy
    July 28, 1999
    History Professor Mel Small recently completed the book The Presidency of Richard Nixon, which will be available Aug. 9, the 25th anniversary of Nixon's resignation. The book, part of the American Presidency Series, is hailed by author Stephen E...
  • Royal Oak resident receives top award
    July 27, 1999
    John Crusoe of Royal Oak, executive director of the university counseling and placement services at Wayne State University, will receive the 1999 Educator of the Year award from the Midwest Cooperative Education Association. Crusoe helped found the..
  • Wayne State University: A vital connection for career success
    July 27, 1999
    Detroiters seeking a new career, a promotion, or a brighter horizon in their jobs or personal lives have at their doorstep a powerful ally: Wayne State University. Surprisingly, many in Detroit and its suburbs are not fully aware of the vast educa..
  • Hudson's will sponsor 1999 Detroit Festival of the Arts, Sept. 17-19
    July 21, 1999
    Detroit Festival of the Arts co-chairs Peter D. Cummings and Denise Ilitch announced that Hudson's would be the Presenting Sponsor for the 1999 event scheduled for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17-19, in the University Cultural Center. Cummings, ..
  • Governor Signs Bill Creating
    July 19, 1999
    Governor John Engler today signed a bill funding a "life sciences corridor" that will make four of Michigan's research institutions -- Wayne State University, the University of Michigan, Michigan State University and the Van Andel Institu..
  • Wayne State professor receives fellowship to study black culture
    July 16, 1999
    Wayne State University English Professor Kathryne Lindberg has won a scholar-in-residence fellowship at the Schomburg Center for the Study of Black Culture at the Schomburg Research Center of the New York Public Library. Lindberg, a Detroit residen..
  • Wayne State invites top students to join Phi Beta Kappa chapter
    July 13, 1999
    Seventy top students have been invited for membership in Wayne State University's Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Members must be in the top 10 percent of their class and have academic records that reflect the broad liberal arts and science spirit. Chapt..
  • Grosse Pointe Shores resident honored by WSU Board of Governors
    July 12, 1999
    Michael P. Diamond of Grosse Pointe Shores, professor of obstetrics/gynecology and physiology, has received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award for his book A Manual of Clinical Laparascopy. The book integrates ..
  • Wayne State's middle school goes international
    July 12, 1999
    Visitors to the University Public School (UPS) did not find a full house in May and June this year. Many of Wayne State University's youngest students were studying in far off places - England, France, Italy, Toronto, Canada and Washington D.C. ..
  • Novi resident honored by WSU Board of Governors
    July 9, 1999
    Gang George Yin of Novi, professor of mathematics, has received the Wayne State University Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Award for his book Continuous-Time Markov Chains and Applications. The book, co-authored with Qing Zhang, integrates ..
  • Southgate resident named to head WSU's McGregor Memorial Conference Center
    July 2, 1999
    Michael Schnitzer of Southgate has been named interim director of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center at Wayne State University. He is responsible for staff, food service, event planning, catering and budget at the center. Previously he was wi..
  • Wayne State extends deadline for summer course registration
    July 1, 1999
    The deadline for registration for summer session courses at Wayne State University has been extended to Friday, July 9. Students wishing to add classes that are closed or otherwise unavailable must still obtain required approvals to register for t..
  • WSU plans "try some, buy some" fundraiser July 27
    July 1, 1999
    An opportunity to taste appealing foods and buy their recipes is scheduled from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, in the atrium of the Faculty Administration Building at Wayne State University. Members of the President's Commission on the Status of..
  • Wayne State University names senior vice president
    July 1, 1999
    Gary E. Rounding, a former Detroiter, Wayne State alumnus and former vice president for advancement at the University of Alabama (UA), has been named senior vice president for development and alumni affairs, President Irvin D. Reid has announced. ..