Dive teams searched the Detroit River for missing Wayne State University professor Kathryne Lindberg who did not show up for work on Monday and was last seen over the weekend at a book signing.
Accelerating SE Michigan\'s business ecosystem
President Allan Gilmour is mentioned for his participation in kicking off a session of the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, held over the weekend.
WSU's GO-GIRL program piques girls' interest science, tech, engineering and math
Greg Bowman featured Wayne State professor Sally Roberts, faculty advisor for GO-GIRL, during his "Making the Grade" segment. GO-GIRL, aimed at boosting girls' interest in STEM education and careers..
Wayne State spinout offers novel fat blocker
WWJ tech reporter Matt Roush interviewed Wayne State medical researchers Joseph D. Artiss and K-L Catherine Jen who founded Mirafit fbcx, a food supplement shown to reduce cholesterol and triglyceri..
A brief mentions a series of hitting, pitching and catching camps for girl softball players in grades 4-12. The sessions are scheduled for Jan. 9, 2011, at the Matthaei Athletic Building.
Wayne State prof's paper offers new understanding of disease
A story highlights the research of Wayne State assistant chemistry professor David Rueda. Published in the October 13 issue of Nature, Rueda's study found that a partnering between a protein-editing..
Detroit to get first U.S. patent satellite office
Wayne State is noted in a story and report highlighting the first satellite office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office set to open in Detroit in early spring 2011. James Stevens, presid..
Ultrasound in Medical Schools: Smaller, Cheaper, Better for Students
Chronicle of Higher Education, 12/16
Wayne State University\'s School of Medicine has integrated ultrasound training into its first-year curriculum using 30 portable units that GE Healthcare donate..
Community Foundation announces nonprofit leadership award
The Board of Trustees of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan announced the establishment of the "Mariam C. Noland Award for Nonprofit Leadership," which recognizes Noland's 25 years of s..
WSU's Howard Shapiro talks about the university's math standards
Howard Shapiro, associate vice president for student services and undergraduate affairs, appeared on "The Craig Fahle Show" to discuss Wayne State's math proficiency requirements. (cue to 13:00)
Kilpatrick case will take months to get to jury -- if ever, experts say
In new reports, Wayne State Law Professor Peter Henning forecasts that it will take "three or four months" before the Kwame Kilpatrick corruption conspiracy case goes before a jury. Additionally, He..
Task force to study how Michigan picks appellate court judges
Various sources report that organizers met today at the Wayne State University Law School to announce a judicial selection task force that will explore the state's method of picking appellate court ..
Henry Ford Hospital, Wayne State sign med school agreement
Henry Ford Hospital is striking a deal to host more medical students from Wayne State University. The hospital will nearly double its contingent from Wayne State as part of the new 5-year deal. \"Th..
Kwame Kilpatrick, one of his ex-lawyers ask top court to set aside state probation violation
Wayne State University law professor Peter Van Hoek commented in a story examining Kwame Kilpatrick's request to the Michigan Supreme Court to set aside his state probation violation that could keep..
WSU's Howard Shapiro says the university's math standards help students think critically
Howard Shapiro, associate vice president for student services and undergraduate affairs, commented in reports highlighting Wayne State's math proficiency requirements. The university, which offers t..
Should Wayne State University students be required to pass math test before graduation?
A columnist opines about math requirements at Wayne State University and reflects on the necessity of proficiency exams.
The future of ethnic media depends on generation that sees color differently
Hayg Oshagan, associate professor of communications at Wayne State, is mentioned in an article that offers an overview of the John Breaux Symposium held in New Orleans. Oshagan's comments were refle..
Jefferson clinic helps hurting refugees from Iraq and other countries
Hikmet Jamil, professor of environmental and occupational health at Wayne State, comments in a piece examining mental health challenges, like depression and post traumatic stress, facing Iraqi refug..
Wayne State prof gets NIH grant to combat osteoporosis
Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher Nabanita Datta received a $228,000 national grant to investigate the mechanism of a hormone and related peptide in the battle against osteoporosi..
Alan Trammell hosts hitting camp at Wayne State
Long-time Detroit Tiger standout Alan Trammell, who hosted an infield and hitting camp in conjunction with Wayne State University last week at the Matthaei Athletic Complex on the WSU campus, spoke ..
WSU falls short of funds for biomedical building
Wayne State University is looking to come up with more funding or scale back plans for a planned new biomedical research building after the state Legislature last week approved $30 million for the p..
Michigan notable books for 2011
Author Laura Kasischke's \"Eden Springs: A Novella,\" published Wayne State University Press, is included in a round up report of notable books for 2011.
Farshad Fotouhi new dean of Wayne State University\'s College of Engineering
Wayne State University last week appointed Farshad Fotouhi as dean of the university\'s College of Engineering after a yearlong search. Ronald Brown, WSU provost and senior vice president for academ..
Gov.-elect Rick Snyder's visit to WSU encourages students to work in state
Additional media outlets highlighted Michigan Gov.-elect Rick Snyder's keynote address at Wayne State University during the Gerald R. Husband Distinguished Lecture Series last week. He spoke about a..
Accelerate Michigan names student winners
A story highlighting "impressive" presentations at the Accelerate Michigan business plan competition at the University of Michigan's North Campus Research Complex in Ann Arbor, mentions Wayne State..
One tough CPA: Snyder to address WSU accounting students
Gov.-elect Rick Snyder - the first certified public accountant elected Michigan\'s chief executive - will share his story with accounting students at Wayne State University this afternoon during..
Dave Bing says there\'ll be incentives for Detroiters to move
John Mogk, Wayne State University professor and urban planning expert, comments in a story examining Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's plan to begin using incentives next year to concentrate city residents ..
Mich. officials seek to spend $6M on same-sex benefits for state workers
Several universities, including Wayne State, are mentioned in an article highlighting state officials' plan to spend nearly $6 million next year to extend health insurance benefits to unmarried same..
Review: Detroiter is regal as Hilberry\'s \'Richard III\'
A review gives the Hilberry's production of "Richard III" an A- and lauds Edmund Alyn Jones, a first-year member of the theatre graduate program at Wayne State University, for making "a prodigiously..
1,200 set to graduate in Wayne State ceremonies
A brief states that more than 1,200 students are expected to participate in four commencement ceremonies Saturday and Sunday at Wayne State University. University President Allan Gilmour will delive..
Deal to boost WSU med training at Henry Ford facilities
Various media outlets highlight Henry Ford Health System's and Wayne State University's efforts to dramatically boost the number of Wayne State medical students training at Henry Ford facilities und..
Helen Thomas\' remarks defended by Arab-American leaders meeting with Wayne State University officials
Arab-American leaders met with Wayne State University officials Tuesday, asking them to reverse their decision last week to pull an award named after journalist Helen Thomas after she made controver..
Student claims unwed pregnancy led WSU, Salvation Army to block degree
A story examines the claims of a former Wayne State University student who filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging discrimination.
As term ends, job hunt is on for Granholm: Governor mum on prospects, but she has plenty of options
Various media outlets predict Gov. Jennifer Granholm\'s next career move noting earlier mentions of her as a possible candidate for president of Wayne State University. Debbie Dingell, a member of t..
Journalist's bias mars life's work
Columnist Laura Berman opined on why officials at Wayne State University decided to pull the Helen Thomas Spirit of Diversity Award following recent comments made by the longtime journalist.
Gov.-Elect Rick Snyder to visit Wayne State
A report mentions Gov.-Elect Rick Snyder's upcoming visit to Wayne State University for the annual George R. Husband Distinguished Lecture Series. Snyder will address students studying accounting an..
World's largest business plan competition this weekend at UM
Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour will join the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition for its three-day event, Dec. 9-11, to celebrate the final rounds of the world's largest busin..
Southeast Michigan economic growth rate slows in November, Wayne State index shows
The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index slipped from 67.1 to 54.2 in November, an indication that the metro Detroit economy is still growing but at a slower rate. The index, released today,..
Hellenic Museum of Michigan weaves new diversity into Cultural Center\'s fabric
A new cultural resource for Midtown debuted at this year\'s Noel Night: the Hellenic Museum of Michigan, located at 67 E. Kirby at the former home of the Detroit Children\'s Museum. The building was..
Michigan\'s local governments ponder regionalization to address cost-cutting
A new University of Michigan study co-authored by Carolyn Loh, assistant professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Wayne State University, concludes that government leaders in str..
CIG raises $25M for fund, offers clients as end users
Dr. Michael Diamond, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Wayne State University, is mentioned in a story profiling CIG, a Southfield-based wealth management and consulting firm that focuses on..
Alan Trammell hosts infield and hitting camp at Wayne State
Long-time Detroit Tiger standout Alan Trammell who will host an infield and hitting camp in conjunction with Wayne State University on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at the Matthaei Athletic Complex on the WSU ..
Slows to Go opens Monday...finally
The owner of new Slows takeout-only eatery, located on the corner of Alexandrine and Cass Avenue, is hoping to tap into Midtown\'s student population from Wayne State University and the College for ..
Purchasing Managers Index dips in November
An additional report shows that the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index slipped from 67.1 to 54.2 in November, an indication that the metro Detroit economy is still growing but at a slower ..
Former Ford exec Gilmour is still high-octane leader
Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour is the subject of a column that profiles his career journey from the automotive industry to higher education.
Detroit Reading Corps battles poor test scores
Karen Feathers, associate professor of elementary education at Wayne State, comments in a story highlighting the Detroit Reading Corps program. She said: "When a child is read to, the impact is cons..
Youth employment should be a high priority
A column suggesting that companies proactively cooperate with academic institutions, NGOs, and governments to create new opportunities for youth, highlights Wayne State's partnership with the New Ec..
Medications without borders: An increasingly complex supply chain leads to new challenges for FDA
Jesse Vivian, professor of Pharmacy Practice at Wayne State University's Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, is quoted in an article examining the increasing number of drugs manu..
Education policymakers embrace brain findings
An article gives an overview of brain research findings presented by Diane Chugani, an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Radiology at Wayne State University.
Some study tips for those semester exams
A column suggesting that students go back to the tried and proven, two-millennia-old technology of paper in studying for exams, includes notes from Wayne State University research concluding that "r..
Homegrown Happenings: Striking DSO musicians kick off December concerts
Wayne State University music professor and Dearborn Symphony Orchestra music director Kypros Markou will conduct the first of a trio of December concerts Dec. 3 at St. Hugo of the Hills in Bloomfiel..
Jeney, Natyshak to be inducted into Wayne State Hall of Fame
Frank Jeney and Natalya Natyshak will be inducted into Wayne State University's Athletic Hall of Fame in February. They are being honored for their part in helping revitalize the WSU athletics progr..
Wayne State junior named goaltender of the month
A sports brief mentions WSU junior Delayne Brian who was named College Hockey America\'s goaltender of the month. It is the second consecutive month she has earned the honor.
Detroit police seek 2 suspected in robbery attempt