June 28, 2002
In 1970, Colin Hand was fresh out of the U.S. Air Force with visions of a career in engineering. However, with a wife and young family he decided to get a full-time job before resuming his college studies to become an engineer. Hand responded to a..
Wayne State University appoints scientist from prestigious Livermore research lab as new chair for the biological sciences department
June 26, 2002
James D. Tucker was named chair of Wayne State University's department of biological sciences. Tucker, a senior staff scientist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., will start at Wayne State in August. Tucker succeed..
WSU researchers win three of four BCBSM Foundation Awards
June 25, 2002
Wayne State University researchers won three of four Excellence in Research Awards from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation. Awardees Mousumi Banerjee, PhD, Kendra Schwartz, MD, and Robert Welch, MD, were each awarded $10,000 to c..
Doctors' care may be influenced by threat of lawsuits, WSU study shows
June 19, 2002
A Wayne State University School of Medicine study has shown that American physicians were more likely than their Canadian counterparts to administer a drug to stroke patients that has been proven ineffective and potentially dangerous. Dr. Seemant ..
Wayne State University Physician Group to open comprehensive pain clinic
June 14, 2002
The Wayne State University Physician Group is opening the University Pain Clinic, a comprehensive center that will bring together several of the organization's experts in pain management to help patients who suffer from acute, chronic and cancer-re..
Wayne State University's youth science academy garners $50,000 in corporate donations and is selected for Mayor's after-school program
June 14, 2002
The Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) of Wayne State University recently received two checks worth $50,000 as the result of new partnerships it formed with the AT&T Foundation and DTE Energy Corp. The AT&T Fo..
Wayne State University's SEMMA Program awarded checks and computers from new corporate partnerships
June 13, 2002
The Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) of Wayne State University has been awarded $50,000 and 30 computers to further its objective of exposing K-12 students in Detroit to science, engineering and technology classes. B..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet
June 13, 2002
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, June 19, in Alumni House on campus. The board meetings are divided into different sessions. The board's standing committee meetings begin at noon, and are ..
Dr. Brocato named WSU assistant dean, executive director of OHEP consortium
June 12, 2002
Dean John Crissman has announced the appointment of Joseph Brocato, PhD, as assistant dean for community education, effective June 9. Dr. Brocato has also been named executive director of OHEP, a consortium of medical education organizations in sou..
Daughter of Vilna: The Jewish Music Scene in Poland between the Wars
June 10, 2002
The Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University presents a video and lecture titled, "Daughter of Vilna: The Jewish Music Scene in Poland between the Wars," on Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m. at Southfield's Congregation Sh..
Wayne State University's youth science academy to hold awards ceremony and receive check and computers from corporate donors
June 5, 2002
The Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) of Wayne State University is hosting its annual awards ceremony on Saturday, June8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The SEMAA program has formed new partnerships with the AT&T Foundati..
Wayne State University Corporate Leadership Awards celebrate achievement of business leaders June 20
June 3, 2002
The 19th Corporate Leadership Awards will be presented at 5:15 p.m. June 20 at Wayne State's Hilberry Theatre. The awards honor the accomplishments of alumni and others who hold executive-level positions and are recognized as business and communit..