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    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..
  • Business Diary
    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..