News releases from December 2001

  • WSU Liberal Arts launches Religious Studies Program
    December 19, 2001
    Wayne State University's College of Liberal Arts will introduce a Religious Studies Program as an undergraduate minor effective when the winter 2002semester begins in January. This is the first Religious Studies Program at a public university in S..
  • WSU researchers help traffic flow through Michigan's construction zones
    December 18, 2001
    DETROIT, Mich. -- WSU researchers are working with the Michigan Department of Transportation to make your driving experience smoother and safer. The team of students continues to analyze a merge system new to Michigan using traffic sensors and fla..
  • U.S. Appeals Judge Keith to Keynote MLK Program Jan. 21
    December 18, 2001
    The Hon. Damon J. Keith, a judge on the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals and a noted defender of constitutional and civil rights, will deliver the keynote address Jan. 21, 2002, during Wayne State University's annual Martin Luther King program, said Faye ..
  • Holiday Tip Sheet
    December 17, 2001
    Remember your heart this holiday season Wayne State University doctors would like to remind people that, although there are lots of other things to worry about during this hectic time of year, it's important to keep your heart in mind. Holiday s..
  • WSU professors adapting Russian space suit to children for use in physical therapy
    December 14, 2001
    Wayne State University researchers Steven Siconolfi and Edward Dabrowski are creating a prototype space suit to test as a therapy for children with cerebral palsy, a condition that afflicts 500,000 children and adults in the U.S. Siconolfi is a re..
  • Brown named associate vice president in Advancement Division
    December 13, 2001
    By Tom Reynolds Stephen E. Brown has been named associate vice president for marketing and communications, a key position within the Advancement Division. Gary Rounding, senior vice president for university advancement, announced the appointment f..
  • Wayne State student from Sterling Heights to be honored at commencement ceremonies
    December 4, 2001
    Wayne State University student Marzena E. Radzio of Sterling Heights will receive the David D. Henry Award during the university's winter commencement ceremonies at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 13, in Cobo Arena. She will address the graduating class, which num..
  • Avis C. Vidal named chair of Wayne State University's department of Geography and Urban Planning
    December 4, 2001
    Avis C. Vidal has joined Wayne State University's College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs (CULMA) as chair of the department of Geography and Urban Planning (GUP). She also serves as director of the Urban Planning Program. The Department..
  • WSU School of Medicine, OHEP to host CME program on disaster response
    December 4, 2001
    To better acquaint physicians and other health-care personnel with emergency preparedness plans in Michigan, the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the OHEP Center for Medical Education are sponsoring a presentation, titled “Res..