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Mortuary Science Open House set for Nov. 6 at Wayne State

Oct, 30 2014
Wayne State University’s popular Mortuary Science Open House will host an estimated 500-700 visitors from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 5439 Woodward Ave. (at Ferry St.) in Detroit.

Wayne State research funded by NIH may develop next generation of vaccines against autoimmune diseases

Oct, 30 2014
A major barrier to treating autoimmune diseases such as Type 1 diabetes is the lack of methods to deliver the therapeutics to specific sites such as the lymph nodes.

Art Dept. Gallery: Prof. Rosenthal shows 50 year retrospective

Oct, 28 2014
Professor Rosenthal's Murray Jackson Award 50 Year Retrospective Opening Reception:  Friday, November 7, 2014; 5-8pm

Wayne Law announces tuition freeze, enhanced scholarship opportunities

Oct, 22 2014
Wayne State University Law School today announced a tuition freeze and changes to its scholarship program that effectively amount to a 14 percent tuition cut for all incoming students.

WSU study may lead to use of smart phones to assist in workplace stress management programs

Oct, 14 2014
Although studies of the health effects of stress have been published for years, few have examined how chronic and momentary — or acute — stress influences health while people go about their daily lives.

$25 million gift from College of Engineering alumnus establishes entrepreneurship program

Oct, 13 2014
The College of Engineering at Wayne State University has announced a $25 million gift from alumnus James A. Anderson (BSCE ’66, MSCE ’70) and his wife, Patricia, to bolster the entrepreneurial efforts of engineering and computer science faculty and students and drive Detroit’s economic renewal.

Detroit and St. Louis change makers to share ideas on urban revitalization

Oct, 10 2014
What can Detroit learn from St. Louis — and what can St. Louis learn from Detroit? Community development professionals from both cities will meet in St. Louis to address these questions Oct. 12-15, 2014.

Wayne State University School of Medicine to host Golden Gala Oct. 18

Oct, 10 2014
The Wayne State University School of Medicine will host its fourth annual Golden Gala at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the MGM Grand Detroit Hotel.

Wayne State University launches Pivotal Moments campaign to raise $750M

Oct, 8 2014
Pivotal Moments: Our Campaign for Wayne State University is Wayne State’s second comprehensive campaign in its 150-year history and its most significant to date.

Economic expansion continues as Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index climbs to 59.4

Oct, 2 2014
Reflecting an on-going confidence and enthusiasm for the economy, the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for September is 59.4, up from 54.8 in August.  A PMI value above 50 generally suggests economic growth.

Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State enhance commitment to cancer care, research

Oct, 2 2014
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years.

Wayne State research aims to develop new, more efficient catalytic materials

Oct, 2 2014
In order to support the world’s needs to make cheaper and more effective fuels, chemicals, polymers and more, new and more efficient catalytic materials and processes must be developed.

College of Engineering reports record enrollment for fall 2014

Sep, 30 2014
Undergraduate student enrollment is at its highest level in 24 years, with numbers surpassing 1,900. Graduate student enrollment is at its highest number (more than 1,200) in a decade.

Bruce Mills to speak about the journey of life and autism Oct. 30

Sep, 24 2014
Bruce Mills, professor of English at Kalamazoo College, has published several essays and articles and co-edited a book about siblings and autism.