Media ReportMay 15, 2006
BrieflyCrain’s Detroit Business
A brief notes The Kresge Foundation $3 million grant to Wayne State’s School of Medicine towards construction of the Richard J. Mazurek M.D. Education Commons building. Bits and pieces Two Wayne State University Law School graduates are noted as “squaring off in the National Basketball Association playoffs this year.” Bill Davidson, class of ’49, owner of the Detroit Pistons since 1974; and, Dan Gilbert, class of ’87, bought majority control of the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2005. Calendar A calendar item notes that Wayne State Professor Robin Boyle will be one of the featured panelists during a discussion titled “Crafting the Metropolitan Agenda.” The forum will be held Friday, May 19 at the Southfield Public Library. Contact information is provided. People In the spotlight: The Karmanos Cancer Center has named George Yoo to the new position of vice president of medical affairs. Yoo will continue his patient practice, as the Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Team leader and his associate professorship at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.