News releases from May 2000
Role of historic preservation in economic development will be theme of June 21 forum at Wayne State University
May 30, 2000
A national advocate for the importance of historic preservation in urban development will speak at Wayne State University Wednesday, June 21. Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will deliver the keynote address a..
WSU doctor studies effectiveness of cholesterol drugs in preventing strokes
May 15, 2000
Seemant Chaturvedi, MD, associate professor of neurology, will participate in a global study to determine whether atorvastatin, a cholesterol-lowering drug, is effective in preventing strokes. Atorvastatin, also known commercially as Lipitor, i..
Process sculpture exhibition opens June 2 at WSU Jacob gallery
May 15, 2000
An exhibition with a different focus on sculpture, "Process: An Exhibition of Sculpture," will be on display from Friday, June 2, to Friday, July 28, in the Elaine L. Jacob Gallery at Wayne State University. John Richardson, WSU professo..
Study looks at adult onset mobility loss
May 12, 2000
A study being conducted by the occupational therapy department in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions will provide new information on the social and psychological consequences of injury or illness that results in loss of mobility...
Wayne State College of Education gains sister college in Zimbabwe
May 9, 2000
In keeping with the global education vision of Wayne State University President Irvin D. Reid, the College of Education has set up a sister college relationship with Mkoba Teacher College in Gweru, Zimbabwe. The "Partnership for the Future&qu..
Local resident receives Wayne State University President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
May 8, 2000
Six Wayne State University faculty members recently received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching for their outstanding contributions to teaching. Since 1977, 150 WSU faculty have been recognized with the award. Associate Professor Ell..
Joan Silvi joins WDET-FM 101.9 as news director and
May 3, 2000
Caryn Mathes, Station Manager at WDET-FM 101.9, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Joan Silvi as WDET-FM 101.9 News Director and host of the "All Things Considered" news block weekday afternoons from 4p.m. to 7 p.m. effective M..
Bank One grant allows Wayne State University retention program to grow
May 2, 2000
A $300,000 grant from Bank One, Michigan, will allow Wayne State University to expand a retention program aimed at increasing graduation rates for students in the College of Lifelong Learning's Division of Community Education (DCE). DCE students d..
Wayne State University President's Reception
May 2, 2000
Irvin D. Reid, president of Wayne State University, and the Wayne State University Alumni Association are holding a reception to honor Michigan elected officials and WSU graduates. The annual President's Reception will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., Wed..