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    News releases from January 2010

  • Events planned to celebrate opening of WSU Macomb Education Center
    A front page lead feature story discusses the grand opening events surrounding Wayne State University's Macomb Education Center facility this week. WSU collaborated closely with local business and g..
  • Plan: DMC would sponsor residency programs
    Top officials of Detroit Medical Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine are negotiating a plan to transfer sponsorship of 50 graduate medical education residency programs to the DMC. T..
  • WSU prof will study PCB-breast cancer link
    A Wayne State University researcher has been awarded more than $775,000 from two federal stimulus grants to study the role of the chemical PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) in breast cancer. Dr. Meliss..
  • WSU prof will study PCB-breast cancer link
    A Wayne State University researcher has been awarded more than $775,000 from two federal stimulus grants to study the role of the chemical PCB (polychlorinated biphenyl) in breast cancer. Dr. Meliss..
  • Wayne Law students raise $1,400 for Haiti relief
    Seventeen Wayne State University Law School student groups raised more than $1,400 for Haitian relief efforts through a bake sale held Monday in the Law School classroom building. Funds from the sal..
  • Joique To The World
    The newest installment in Time magazine's "Detroit Blog" is a feature article on Wayne State Warrior running back Joique Bell. The blog post chronicles many of the accolades that he received during ..
  • Former councilwoman can take a bow
    Columnist Rochelle Riley commends former Detroit City Councilwoman Sheila Cockrel, now a member of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College faculty, for successfully advocating for a city ordinance to prote..
  • Michigan-based Haiti aid links
    Under the heading "Michigan-based Haiti aid links" the WWJ newsroom's daily headlines Web page carries a link to the "Wayne State U Health Students Org" group. Also named are three non-WSU organizat..
  • Wayne State medical students helping Haiti quake victims
    Medical students at Wayne State University are working with a Grand Rapids-based group that provides aid in Haiti. Although a scheduled trip to Haiti next month for the school's World Health Student..
  • The dark ages
    An article about the effect of the national recession on Detroit and Michigan mentions Wayne State's Techtown in the lead paragraph. The writer mentions that Techtown "offers classes, offices and o..
  • Living Detroit to be collection on region\'s history
    A Detroit Free Press feature story discusses this afternoon's launch of Wayne State University's Web site titled Living Detroit. Starting today, visitors to the site www.livingdetroit.wayne.edu will..
  • Mich. groups prepare to fly in aid
    A group of students at Wayne State University\'s School of Medicine have ramped up their call for donations after Haiti\'s earthquake. The group of 20 had been collecting money for months in anticip..
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day events
    A Detroit News calendar item mentions that Wayne State University\'s Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Music Box at The Max , 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Ticket ..
  • Regenerating our economy with stem cells
    Regenerative medicine may play a significant role in regenerating the economy of Southeast Michigan, according to medical researchers in the region. Having begun collaborating and co-sponsoring the ..
  • Wayne State RB Joique Bell invited to NFL Combine
    Wayne State\'s record-setting running back, Joique Bell, has been invited to the NFL Combine Feb. 24-March 2 in Indianapolis. Bell won the Harlon Hill Trophy this season and the most outstanding pla..
  • Poet Philip Levine recalls life at the factory
    Philip Levine, a Wayne State University alum and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who has published about a dozen works, was featured yesterday on the PBS News Hour. The former assembly line worker remin..
  • Wayne State launches Web site of Detroit audio diaries
    Wayne State University's Honors College is launching a new Web site on Thursday, Jan.14 during an event at the Walther P. Reuther Library. The site, LivingDetroit.wayne.edu, is an online encyclopedi..
  • Lotsa Locals Making Big News
    An item in Time magazine's "Detroit Blog" mentions that Wayne State University's business incubator TechTown is a Detroit success story.
  • Depressed patients may lack care
    An item in the "Health Notes" column notes that researchers at Wayne State University and UCLA found that only 21 percent of Americans suffering from clinical depression receive medical care consist..
  • Charlton still seeking stem cell center funds
    Article mentions that Randal Charlton, TechTown's executive director, is still actively seeking funding for the business incubator's Stem Cell Commercialization Center.
  • Cell multiplication: Universities push stem cell research in state
    Wayne State University is referenced often in an article about how Michigan is poised to put together the building blocks needed to promote the state as a center for stem cell research. Mentions inc..
  • With Detroit in downturn, entrepreneurs opt to look up
    Wayne State University's business incubator TechTown is mentioned as a model for growth for small businesses in Detroit during the economic downturn. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationw..
  • Start-Ups find space and support
    Former auto workers who successfully changed their career courses tell of their experiences with TechTown, Wayne State University's business incubator. "This is a city that is used to making things,..
  • Most depressed adults going without treatment
    A study conducted by Wayne State University researchers found that only 50 percent of Americans suffering from major depression receive treatment for the condition, and in many cases the therapies a..
  • Carson to be keynote at WSU\'s MLK luncheon
    An event story ran about the Wayne State University Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Luncheon on Jan. 19 at the Max M. Fisher Music Center. The keynote speaker is Benjamin Carson, M.D., renowned pedi..
  • Program aims to boost Mich. math, science teaching
    Wayne State is mentioned as one of the Michigan universities selected to participate in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation program. The initiative provides promising future teachers w..
  • Colleges get grant for math, science teachers
    Wayne State is noted as one of the Michigan universities selected to participate in the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation program. The initiative provides promising future teachers with ..
  • Program aims to boost math, science teaching
    Six Michigan universities and five school districts have been selected to participate in a program to develop math, science, engineering and technology teachers for urban areas. The Woodrow Wilson M..