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News releases from June 2001

  • Royal Oak resident and Wayne State University professor receives award
    June 28, 2001
    Wayne State University Professor John J. Bukowczyk recently received the Detroit 300 Polish Heritage Award for his contributions to "Detroit's history and well being." Established by the Detroit 300 Polish-American Heritage Committee, a..
  • Wayne State University hosting Detroit Inner-City Games
    June 25, 2001
    Youngsters representing Detroit Public Schools will showcase their fitness and art talents during a daylong competition at the Frederick C. Matthaei Physical Education Center on the Wayne State University campus. The Detroit Inner-City Games (ICG)..
  • Robert Thomas named dean of the College of Science at Wayne State University
    June 21, 2001
    Wayne State University's Board of Governors approved the appointment of Robert L. Thomas as dean of the College of Science at its regular meeting June 20. His appointment is effective July 1 and he will report to Dr. Charles R. Bantz, provost and ..
  • Incoming WSU debater places third in national competition
    June 21, 2001
    Jequan Williams, who will be joining the Wayne State University Debate team in the Fall, won third place at the National Barbara Jordan Youth Debate competitions in Oklahoma City last weekend. His winning efforts brought him a $1,500 scholarship fr..
  • WSU School of Medicine to host international symposium on genetic disorder in children
    June 20, 2001
    Wayne State University's School of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Michigan along with the SLO Syndrome Advocacy and Exchange will host the Fourth International Symposium on Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome June 22 and 23. SLOS is an inherited ..
  • WSU School of Medicine graduates 228 new doctors
    June 20, 2001
    June 7, 2001, was a very special day for a senator, a nationally recognized volunteer and 228 new doctors as the Wayne State School of Medicine conducted its annual commencement ceremony. In addition to celebrating the accomplishments of the Class ..
  • Pamela Trotman Reid will head U of M Women's Studies Program
    June 19, 2001
    ANN ARBOR - Pamela Trotman Reid, professor of education and psychology and a research scientist in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, has been named director of the University of Michigan's Women's Studies Program, effective July 1, 20..
  • Wayne State students experiencing Japanese culture firsthand
    June 19, 2001
    By the end of this month, five Wayne State University students who are enrolled in the university's Near Eastern and Asian Studies program will undoubtedly have some interesting stories to tell about their experiences during an eight-day visit to J..
  • News Tip Sheet
    June 11, 2001
    New regional transportation authority: pipe dream or practical solution? The top executives of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties and the city of Detroit have announced intentions to cooperate in forming a new regional transportation authority to p..
  • National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Honors Stephen Migdal, M.D., with the Ford Motor Company Champion of Hope Award
    June 7, 2001
    The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan will honor Stephen Migdal, M.D. , with the Ford Motor Company Champion of Hope Award on Thursday, June 28 at the Eighth Annual Ford Motor Company Champion of Hope Tribute Dinner at The Ritz-Carlton in Dea..
  • School of Business Administration launches executive MBA for physicians
    June 5, 2001
    The Wayne State University School of Business Administration has launched an Executive Master in Business Administration for Physicians program. A joint initiative of the business school, the WSU School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, t..
  • School of Medicine graduate student receives campus leadership award
    June 5, 2001
    Catherine Dinitra White, a graduate student in the Wayne State University School of Medicine's Department of Immunology and Microbiology, has been named the 2001 recipient of the university's Special Project Leadership Award. The award, given annua..