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Wayne State University and TechTown are highlighted in a story about the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, which the Business Accelerator Network for Southeast Michigan is billing as the w..
Various reports highlight the Wayne State Warriors' victory against Saginaw Valley on Saturday afternoon. It was WSU\'s first win over the Cardinals since a 21-9 victory on Sept. 14, 1991.A Wayne State University research group has begun recruiting new Iraqi refugees and Arab immigrants in the U.S. for a study of post-traumatic stress. Wayne State University medical school researcher..Wayne State football coach Paul Winters is quoted in a feature about the Warriors' defensive line. The Warriors (6-2, 5-2) had arguably their best defensive performance of the season last week when ..Clean Emissions Fluids, based at WSU's TechTown, was named the winner of the TiECon Midwest Business Plan Competition Thursday night at the entrepreneurial event held in Dearborn. The company develo..A story highlights the Job Creation and Workforce Development Conference on Nov. 9, sponsored by Crain\'s Detroit Business and the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society at Wayne State University. ..An abridged version of an article that appears in the Nov. 8 edition of TIME, mentions a 2007 Wayne State University study that shows the Arab-American community in metro Detroit produces as much as..Rod Meloni reports that Kresge Foundation president and CEO Rip Rapson will present the city of Detroit with a $15 million check on Thursday. Rapson said the money is intended to go toward projects ..Several articles and the TIME Detroit blog mention the area near Wayne State University and Midtown, which is targeted to receive funding for projects as part of the Living Cities grant to boost urb..Former Poland president Lech Walesa was quoted in a brief about communism. Walesa spoke with reporters during a press conference at Wayne State University on Oct. 26.A feature story highlights various ways to donate your body to charity and research. You can will your body to the Wayne State University School of Medicine to become a crash test cadaver by filling..A column about Michigan parents who see education as essential to success for their children mentions Carol Campbell, a Huntington Woods mother of three who is in college herself, trying to complete..A new microscope to be housed in Lawrence Tech's College of Engineering will be used for research projects at Michigan colleges including Wayne State University.Scientists from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine are presenting two research studies examining the use of Fast Neutron Radiotherapy for patient..In a story about last month's TEDxDetroit 2010 forum, Wayne State University is noted as a sponsor and Nick DeNardis, associate director of Web communications at WSU is mentioned as a steering commi..Various articles highlight former Poland president Lech Walesa's visit to Wayne State on Oct. 26, and the "Solidarnosc: Poland's Struggle for Freedom" exhibit opening at the Walter P. Reuther Librar..Women who have a low sex drive could now have a scientific explanation for their lack of desire, according to a Wayne State University study led by Dr. Michael Diamond. Women with a low libido have ..In an editorial endorsing Wayne State University Board of Governors candidates Diane Dunaskiss and Danialle Karmanos, WSU is cited as an example why public elections for board members are necessary...Lech Walesa, the former president of Poland whose Solidarity movement helped topple Communism in Europe, participated this morning in a press conference at Wayne State which preceded the opening of ..Women are advised not to drink alcohol while they are pregnant, but a new study says some expectant mothers not only disregard the advice, they drink in excess.
Every year, 40,000 babies are ..Wayne State University and the Karmanos Cancer Institutes have received a $3 million research grant to help combat one of the most lethal forms of cancer -- triple negative breast cancer. The Nation..Women who have a low sex drive could now have a scientific explanation for their lack of desire, according to a Wayne State University study led by Dr. Michael Diamond. Women with a low libido have ..A brief notes that Saturday night\'s \"An Evening with Harry Belafonte" event, presented by Wayne State University\'s Law School, has been canceled because of Belafonte\'s health, organizers announc..In its third year of presenting the Wednesday Farmers Market, Wayne State University is about to wrap up for fall this Wednesday. Farmers Market launched on June 9th, and ran each Wednesday from 11 ..Nathan Fisher, assistant professor of computer science in Wayne State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development A..Living Cities, a philanthropic collaborative of 22 of the world\'s largest foundations and financial institutions, is awarding $80 million in grants, loans and investments to fund improvement projec..An article profiles Dr. Elenore Kues, who completed her exams and a residency at Wayne State University with specialties in preventive and occupational medicine, as the founder of His Healing Hands ..Print edition mentions a study at Wayne State University's School of Medicine which investigates learning problems of children with fetal alcohol syndrome.First impressions of Michigan's innovation landscape: An institutional legacy, a fragmented entrepreneurial community, and some unexpected promising sectors
Bill Volz, a business professor at..Riding on the success of two recent capital campaigns, Wayne State University is gearing up for a more than $500 million campaign under the prompting and guidance of President Allan Gilmour. David R..Researchers from Wayne State University and the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that when asked about their use of cocaine and opiates, teens often fudged their answers -- even though they kn..AP ran this story on their national wire highlighting the Wayne State University Mortuary Science open house held on Oct. 14 at Wayne State.Howard Shapiro, associate vice president for student services and undergraduate affairs, was a guest on WJR's Frank Beckmann show talking about Wayne State's retention rates.Various reports highlight graduation and retention rates at Wayne State. Howard Shapiro, associate vice president for student services and undergraduate affairs, comments in the Free Press story.. ..An article about the opening of Oakland University's William Beaumont School of Medicine mentions the Wayne State University School of Medicine for having increased enrollment to meet demand for med..Over the next few months, the Detroit Medical Center PHO is expected to grow to more than 1,000, once academic physicians with the Wayne State University Physician Group and other private physicians..A column Crain's publisher Mary Kramer mentions the "Job Creative & Workforce Development Conference" on Nov. 9, produced by Crain\'s and the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society at Wayne State U..The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health last week announced four contracts to address antimicrobial resistance, including an award to Wayne Sta..Wayne State University (Division II) got back to winning ways on a sunny afternoon at Adams Field as they beat highly ranked Hillsdale, 14-9.Wayne State University professor Richard Chasdi comments about a video released by an American spokesman for Al Qaeda who is urging immigrant Muslims in the U.S. and Europe to carry out attacks at t..Wayne State University knocked off the nation\'s sixth-ranked Division 2 team in Hillsdale, beating the Chargers, 14-9, in front of 2,720 fans at Adams Field on Saturday afternoon. It is the highest..In conjunction with the opening of the new exhibit of "SOLIDARNOSC: Poland's Struggle for Freedom" at the Walter P. Reuther Library, Lech Walesa will make an appearance on campus on Oct. 26. The fo..Wayne State was included in an article about programs aimed at training engineers in advanced vehicle technology. The Michigan Academy for Green Mobility Alliance offers a multi-disciplinary approac..A brief highlights Wayne State professors Justin Long and Robert Sedler who will speak during the "What You Need to Know at the Ballot Box" electoral forum on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 12:30 p.m. in Farmi..Antonio Lück, an alumnus of Wayne State University's MBA program and former Adams Entrepreneurial Fellowship recipient, shares stories of his experience at Wayne State in this MetroMode blog about h..Hannah Kelley, a political science major at Wayne State, who with other students and faculty traveled to Mozambique last year to film a documentary about the country's democratic presidential electi..Features by Raymond Rolak and Frank Dmuchowski highlight former president of Poland Lech Walesa's visit to Wayne State and the opening of the "Solidarnosc" exhibit at the Walter P. Reuther Library. ..Gloria Heppner, associate vice president for research at Wayne State and a member of the DSO board, comments on the DSO's strike and its affect on Detroit's creative corridor. Randal Charlton, TechT..Frank Beckmann interviews author and journalist Michelle Maynard (cue 9:44:15) who will speak on her book The Selling of the American Economy: How Foreign Companies are Remaking the American Dream a..
Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour was profiled in a print article highlighting his career transition from the automotive industry to acade..Scott Martelle, former Los Angeles Times reporter and author, appeared on "The Craig Fahle Show" to discuss his participation in the North American Labor History Conference taking place at Wayne Sta..Wayne State University was noted as one of several public universities in the area that kept tuition increases down from previous years.Kyoung-Yun Kim, assistant professor in Wayne State's Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in the College of Engineering, has received a $250,000 cyberinfrastructure training, educa..An Associated Press story running in several publications, mentions former President Bill Clinton's visit to Wayne State University in 2006 when he was campaigning for Gov. Jennifer Granholm. He wil..Automation Alley, Michigan's largest technology business association, announced today that the organization has received a grant from the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan to partner wit..Wayne State University has received a $900,000 federal grant to help steer more people in urban areas like Detroit toward healthcare careers. Barbara Redman, dean of Wayne State's College of Nursing..A Q&A item highlights Wayne State University Press' Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City by veteran Detroit journalist John Gallagher.NextCAT Inc., a Detroit-based company, announced that it has received $250,000 in seed funding from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund. NextCAT is commercializing biodiesel catalyst technology devel..Urban planner turned nonprofit developer Susan Mosey is featured in a column that promotes her work in and around the University Cultural District, which includes Wayne State University.Fox 2 reporter Lee Thomas reports on the DPS/McDonalds Battle of the Bands on Wed., Oct., 20 at Hart Plaza. Music directors from several colleges, including Wayne State University, will judge the co..Wayne State is gearing up for a new capital campaign, according to David Ripple, WSU vice president for development and alumni affairs and president of the WSU Foundation. The campaign money will go..Former Mozambique president Joaquim Chissano was featured in a 23-minute interview on "The Craig Fahle Show" (cue 0:40). Chissano discussed Mozambique's transition to democracy, and host Craig Fahle..Reporter Kyle Melinn interviewed Lyke Thompson, director of Wayne State's Center for Urban Studies (CUS), (cue 14:50) to discuss results of the recently released CUS survey of Michigan adults showi..WWJ's online edition mentions 1997 Nobel Chemistry Laureate Professor Sir John E. Walker who will be the featured speaker for Wayne State University's 2010 Ahmed H. Zewail Gold Medal Award and Lectu..Wayne State School of Medicine professors Lawrence G. Lum, Zeina Nahleh and Zaid Al-Kadhimi are mentioned in an article highlighting a $3 million, five-year research project grant from the National ..The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan recently approved $7.6 million in grants from both the foundation and the New Economy Initiative it administers. New Economy Initiative grants include..A photo spread by Patrick Gloria recaps events from the Detroit Regional News Hub's media tour of metro Detroit Oct. 13-14. Participants visited Detroit\'s downtown and Midtown districts, and Wayne ..Dr. Seemant Chaturvedi, professor of neurology at Wayne State University's School of Medicine, is quoted in an article examining his research on the misdiagnosis of stroke in younger patients.A study from Wayne State is mentioned in a men's fitness round-up. The study suggests that taking three seconds to lower weights during full-body resistance training can rev metabolism for up to thr..Wayne State University is the subject of an article examining the white-black gap in graduation rates among public universities. Howard Shapiro, associate vice president for undergraduate programs a..Wayne State researcher Jean Peduzzi-Nelson comments in a story highlighting the first human trial involving embryonic stem cells in Atlanta. Peduzzi-Nelson sees more potential in improving and savin..Law professor Peter J. Henning is quoted in numerous articles about the banking industry's processing of foreclosures.Quicken Loans president Jay Farner thanks Wayne State students and faculty who participated on the production team of its "Thanks a million giveaway" commercial.A recently released survey by Wayne State\'s Center for Urban Studies (CUS) reveals that Michigan adults favor shifting away from the state\'s current flat income tax to a graduated income tax plan...Wayne State physicist Greg Auner is noted in a story about his work with Henry Ford Health System and other researchers to develop new sensor technologies to better treat patients.Eric Lambert, criminal justice professor at Wayne State, commented on the impact of Michigan police officer layoffs. Lambert said he worries that fewer police officers may lead to more crimes.A brief in the "new services" section of Crain's Detroit Business notes that Wayne State now offers a certificate in engineering entrepreneurship.A story about the challenges facing states as they address the Carp invasion references Wayne State University professor and transportation specialist John Taylor.Wayne State University designers are among those participating in a student fashion show at Motor City Casino Soundboard running Oct. 22-23.Wayne State University law professor Robert Sedler will participate in a town hall on Wednesday in Flint regarding the upcoming Michigan Supreme Court election. Sedler will talk about how Supreme Co..Wayne State football coach Paul Winters quoted in article about this weekend's game between the Warriors and Ashland Eagles. The Warriors (5-1, 4-1) have won three straight and boast one of the top ..An updated Associated Press article mentions Sudip Datta, Wayne State University professor of finance, who commented on GM's employee stock ownership announcement.Fox 2 reporter Jay Towers reports on the Detroit Haunted House in which Wayne State was mentioned for providing volunteers. Proceeds from the haunted attraction benefit several organizations includi..It is noted in this story that the speeches of American Federation of Teachers president Al Shanker are now only accessible through a link to the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State.Mayor Dave Bing and other high-profile regional leaders welcomed 37 journalists on Wednesday for a three-day media tour featuring networking, tours of bio-science centers and discussions about urban..Assistant professor of graphic design, Danielle Aubert, is co-creating a book titled "Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies with Lana Cavar and Natasha Chandani," photos by Corine Vermeulen. It is a study o..A feature story details Arianna Huffington's visit to Detroit, including her keynote address today at the Detroit Institute of Arts, sponsored by the Wayne State University Forum on Contemporary Iss..Jeff Mason, executive director of the University Research Corridor, appeared on the Craig Fahle Show on 10/11 to discuss the economic impact from the efforts of the URC's member institutions includi..Peter Lichtenberg, director of Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology, comments in a story examining the gaming industry's dependence on the elderly during times of economic recession.The Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State is noted in a feature story about Karen Goodman, choreographer and Wayne State performing arts alumnae. She will appear at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct..Sudip Datta, WSU professor of finance, comments in a story discussing how more than 600,000 workers, retirees and dealers can buy new GM stock.A calendar listing includes details about Wayne State's Center for Chicano-Boricua Studies' photo exhibit: \"Buscando a América/Searching for America."A feature story highlights Wayne State University Press' \"Boneyards: Detroit Under Ground\" by Richard Bak.Construction has begun on 28,000-square-feet, $10.4 million multi-purpose athletic complex at Wayne State University. \"It will take away a lot of the stress and a lot of the operating scheduling co..Professor Loraleigh Keashly, director of Wayne State's graduate program in dispute resolution, comments in a story about the use of new media and its impact on the DSO strike.A brief mentions Wayne State as one of the participating colleges in the Nov. 1 event at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek.Several stories ran statewide highlighting Wayne State University's receipt of a grant to begin developing a network of regional Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) to improve health professionals\..Today's E2 Conference is highlighted along with speakers Eric Stief, director of venture development for Wayne State's Technology Commercialization office.A social media release on "The Efficacy (and Inevitability) of Online Learning in Higher Education" report from Pearson describes successful online learning implementations at a wide range of colleg..Research compiled by Steven Stack, Wayne State University criminal justice professor, is highlighted in a story about the top 13 most stressful career fields.