News releases from January 2007
Colleges regroup after voters ban race preferences
A story on the New York Times education page about race-conscious admissions policies at U.S. universities mentions Wayne State's new policy in the Law School. The policy allows the school to consid..
4 tons of help
A brief item notes that the Wayne State University community has come through in a big way to help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul replace clothing lost in an early December fire at one of the ch..
Midlife guide for women: Hot flashes
An article about what causes hot flashes in women during menopause cites a study by Dr. Robert Freedman and colleagues at Wayne State University. They theorize that women who are affected have a ver..
Ambassadors will discuss UN reform
Wayne State University will host a United Nations discussion on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium. The event will feature UN ambassadors from Iraq, South Korea, Japan, Ethiopi..
Suit seeks Proposal 2 compliance
Wayne State is mentioned in this story about the most recent legal maneuver by the Center for Individual Rights to force the University of Michigan to comply with a voter-approved ban on some public..
Killings force Detroit to defend image again
A story about how recent slayings in Detroit may negatively impact the city's image mentions a 2005 crime study by Wayne State University that concludes, "The crime rate in downtown Detroit is signi..
Martin L. King holiday events
A round-up article that lists upcoming area events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. mentions the following at Wayne State:
* A tribute luncheon at noon on Jan. 12, with civil rights legend Dr. ..
U-M admissions delayed
The pro-affirmative action Group By Any Means Necessary has vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court to overturn a recent U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that overturned an earlier federal judge's ..
Brighton Diesel Diagnostics working with military
A Michigan company has teamed up with Wayne State University, NextEnergy and Titan Energy Development in Detroit to win a U.S. military contract to formulate new maintenance procedures for diesel en..
Detroit: Wayne State to host ambassadors
NEWS IN A MINUTE: Wayne County
United Nations ambassadors from eight nations are visiting Wayne State University on Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m., at the Spencer M. Partrich Law School Auditorium, as part o..
Isn't it ironic? 'Irony' ruled in 2006
This story, published originally in the Sacramento Bee, examines the use of irony in present-day American culture. "Given the way the world has gone, we're in more need of irony," asserts Jerry Herr..
A new Rudy for Sugar Bowl bout
A feature story on Louisiana State University assistant football coach Brendan Farrell mentions that he got his first coaching job as a running backs and special teams coordinator at Wayne State Uni..
Enforce Prop 2, court is urged
The fight over affirmative action at Michigan public universities widened Thursday as a state court was asked to order the University of Michigan to implement the provisions of Proposal 2 immediatel..
Wayne State University and Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) announced WayneDirect, a new partnership designed to offer early admission to WSU to WCCCD students who designate Wayne Sta..
A shopping list for the new congressional majority
Wayne State University is included among a list of hopefuls for new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). If selected along with the University of Michigan and Michigan State Univers..
Business Diary: New programs
Wayne State University and Wayne County Community College have announced WayneDirect, a new partnership designed to offer early admission to Wayne State for WCCCD students who designate WSU as the u..