Windsor duo set school records
Former Windsor and Essex County Secondary Schools Athletic Association athletes Frank Jeney and Natalya Natyshak are being inducted into Wayne State University's annual Hall of Fame luncheon Saturda..
Fight to save Michigan\'s film tax break in works
Robert Sedler, constitutional law expert and professor at Wayne State University Law School, said the governor has the right to rein in or eliminate tax credits for the film industry as he sees fit ..
If Detroit\'s future is the canvas, Midtown holds the brush
More than 30,000 employees of Henry Ford, Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center are eligible for the \"Live Midtown\" program, which will offer down payment assistance and rent subsi..
Baxter 'puts down the hammer'
The Detroit Public Schools Board of Education announced at a press conference Feb. 14 the members of the Superintendent Search Committee and appointment of an Academic Liaison. Steve Ilmer, interim ..
Discussing trends emerging from China's global impact
A story recaps the U.S.-China Economic Law Conference hosted by Wayne State University's School of Law. Robert M. Ackerman, WSU law school dean, is quoted in the story.
Detroit Orientation Institute readies promotional event for city
Wayne State University's Detroit Orientation Institute is once again partnering with Inside Detroit, a nonprofit that promotes the city as a place to live, work and play, to offer a one-day program ..
Black History Month
Xavier Livermon, assistant professor of African studies at Wayne State University, talks about the courses he offers that focus on African American Culture.
Study finds zinc effective against common cold, but debate continues
People who begin using zinc lozenges, tablets or syrup at the first signs of a cold are more likely to get well faster, researchers reported. But the new findings probably will be the last word on t..
Lentz Peace Research Association to host Sapir Handelman
The Lentz Peace Research Association is hosting Sapir Handelman who will be speaking at Fontbonne University on Feb. 25 about his research on the Minds of Peace Experiment. It involves several meeti..
Am I Right or Am I Right?
During a segment of "Am I Right or Am I Right," co-host Debbie Dingell, a member of Wayne State University's Board of Governors, talks with Gov. Rick Snyder about his proposed budget cuts to higher ..
Issue to be focus of 2 discussions
\"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks\" is the story of an African American woman whose cancerous cells were taken without her knowledge for medical research in 1951. They become the first \"immort..
ANN ARBOR: Concert Band to perform March 6 at Hill Auditorium
The Ann Arbor Concert Band will perform 2 p.m. March 6 at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor with the theme \"Heroes, Legends and Empires.\"The \"Concerto for Trumpet and Large Wind Ensemble\" features gu..
Law student turns impressive resume into platform for helping Detroit\'s kids
Aisa Villarosa, a law student at Wayne State University, cofounded an organization, Project 313, that has cleaned up a neighborhood, bought Christmas presents for the needy and raised money to suppo..
The Skadden Public Interest Fellowship
Aisa Villarosa is the first law student from Wayne State University to win a Skadden Public Interest Fellowship, which supports graduating law students who wish to provide legal services to the poor..
Choose wisely to make meals the healthiest they can be
Dr. John Flack, chief of medicine at Wayne State University's School of Medicine, offers diet tips that play a critical role in the prevention of heart disease.
Impact of Gov. Snyder's budget
Robin Boyle, professor and chair of Wayne State's Department of Urban Studies and Planning, spoke about the possible impacts of Gov. Rick Snyder\'s budget, including the elimination of certain tax c..
Wayne Law names Treasure of Detroit honorees
Wayne State University Law School announced this year\'s Treasure of Detroit honorees. Wayne Law alumni, students, faculty and friends will gather at the 14th annual Treasure of Detroit gala to pay ..
10 rules for a healthy heart
Nancy Trygar Artinian, director of the Center for Health Research at Wayne State University\'s College of Nursing in Detroit, offers tips for reducing risks of heart disease, which causes more than ..
Fabric Warehouse celebrates anniversary, donates to charity
In a column highlighting a promotion at Fabric Warehouse, which will donate 10 percent of sale proceeds to a charity on Feb. 26, Susan Pollack stated that she will designate a donation to the Sky Fo..
Visiting an MDA Clinic
A blogger who covers neuromuscular diseases described her recent visit to the Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT) Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at Wayne State University. She detailed her visit with ..
Wayne County launches long-term national children\'s health study
The Michigan Alliance of the National Children\'s Study is launching the National Children\'s Study in Wayne County, which is the first of five Michigan counties to participate. The study will docum..
Study pinpoints why college students drop out
Researchers at Michigan State University identified key risk factors that lead college students to drop out including depression, loss of financial aid, increased tuition, unexpected bad grades and ..
Detroit pension probe grows; more than 150 investments eyed
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has widened its investigation of Detroit\'s two public pension plans, requesting as many as 1 million pages of records on more than 150 investments...
Things to do…
A brief mentions Andrew Reeves, Wayne State University Professor Emeritus, who will speak on his experiences as a Jew in Nazi-occupied Hungary on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at Denison University. Reeves was ..
Upcoming ensemble production of FLOW
Amy Miller spoke with the team behind the upcoming ensemble production of FLOW, including director Aku Kadogo, Wayne State University professor and director of the Black Theatre Program. The product..
Biodiesel firm licenses Wayne State technology
NextCat Inc., announced that it has secured a license agreement for advanced biofuel catalyst technology developed at the National Biofuels Energy Lab at Wayne State University. The license agreemen..
HANS: \"Overnight success story\" is a 25-year evolution in driver protection
An article examining the racing industry and safety devices for drivers like the HANS system mentions John Melvin, biomedical engineering professor at Wayne State University. Melvin is noted for tak..
Editor signs books old and new
Wayne State University professor Melba Boyd promoted her edition of the writings of Dudley Randall and some books by fellow authors at the Writing Black History Celebration held on Feb. 15 on the Wa..
Genzyme\'s `theoretical cure\' for MS draws scrutiny, spurs Sanofi purchase
An article examining the use of the drug Lemtrada as an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis, mentions Omar Khan, one of the drug's researchers and professor of neurology at Wayne State Uni..
Civil rights activist James Boggs
Craig Fahle spoke with Stephen M. Ward, editor of Wayne State University Press's Pages from a Black Radical's Notebook: A James Boggs Reader. Ward spoke about the life and career of civil rights act..
Members of DPS search committee
On Monday, the Detroit Public Schools board of education released the names of 25 people named to a search committee tasked with finding the next schools superintendent. Steve Ilmer, interim dean, W..
Bing tours post-Katrina New Orleans for recovery ideas
Mayor Dave Bing is in New Orleans hoping to learn how that city has battled blight more than five years after Hurricane Katrina. Bing left Sunday night with three city staffers and is expected to to..
Metro Detroit Black History Month events
Detroit News, 2/15
It is noted in a calendar of Black History Month events that "Writing Black History" will be held at Wayne State University, 5:30-8 p.m. tonight. The free event is scheduled at t..
Wayne State University researchers found that patients report less confusion and better medical care when they speak the same language as their health practitioners. Their paper, which appeared in t..
New breast cancer screening system at WSU/TechTown
Channel 4 business reporter Rod Meloni featured a story on campus about a new breast cancer screening system using thermal imaging and ultrasound that could save thousands of lives each year. The pr..
Rock is reborn again
An article highlighting Kid Rock's upcoming concert at the North Charleston Coliseum, mentions the musical scholarship named after him at Wayne State University.
Michigan drivers adjust to roundabout invasion
Assistant Professor Peter Savolainen of Wayne State University's Transportation Research Group, spoke with Craig Fahle about roundabouts. Savolainen along with colleagues at the College of Engineeri..
Tony Brown hosts the longest running public affairs show
Tony Brown, host of the longest running public affairs show titled "Tony Brown's Journal," is profiled in a piece celebrating Black History Month. Brown, a graduate of Wayne State University, helpe..
Spring training at WSU
As major league baseball opens spring training in at various southern venues, college teams are opening their sessions at indoor facilities, including Wayne State University's athletes. WSU senior c..
Enhance romance by going out with other couples
Recent research by Wayne State University's Richard B. Slatcher, suggesting that spending quality time with other couples might be an important way to improved long-term dating relationships, is a f..
Double the fun: Couples have more fun with other couples
A Wayne State University study -- \"When Harry and Sally met Dick and Jane: Experimentally creating closeness between couples\" -- has found that dating couples who mix socially with other couples a..
At last, a meaningful discussion
Greg Kowalski, editor of the Birmingham Eccentric, opined on last Monday's "Michigan at a Crossroads: a Frank Discussion with Journalists Nolan Finley and Jack Lessenberry," held at Wayne State Univ..
Uptick in serious sledding injuries raises safety concerns
Cynthia Bir, Wayne State University bioengineering professor, comments in a story about the use of helmets as a safety device to guard against sledding injuries, and offers some tips for sledders. A..
Lebron James vs. WSU's Ian Larkin
On "Winners Bracket," a sports-related program that airs on ABC featuring 16 of the biggest stories of the week against each other in a seeded bracket, it was #1 seed - a dunk by LeBron James vs. ..
Wayne State sweeps GLIAC championships
The Wayne State University men's swimming and diving team won its sixth GLIAC championship in the last nine years, as the four-day conference meet came to a close Saturday evening. Wayne State total..
Enhance romance by going out with other couples
Recent research by Wayne State University's Richard B. Slatcher, suggests that spending quality time with other couples might be an important way to improved long-term dating relationships. "This st..
Wayne State professor wins prestigious 2010 Peter Becker Award: "Mind of Peace Experiment" demonstrates how public dialogue can ameliorate Palestinian-Israeli conflict
Sapir Handelman, visiting professor at Wayne State University\'s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and the Lentz Fellow in Peace and Conflict Research and co-laureate of the 2010 Peter Becker A..
New designer drug disguised as \'bath salts\' can devastate users
The Michigan Department of Community Health is warning doctors and the public about the dangers of the synthetic chemicals found in bath salts that cause the same effect as amphetamines. Officials s..
Sapir Handelman, visiting professor at Wayne State University\'s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and the Lentz fellow in peace and conflict research, is the co-laureate of the 2010 Peter Becke..
DSO season in jeopardy as offer is turned down
The musicians of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra have turned down management\'s latest contract offer, setting up a scenario that could lead to the cancellation of the rest of the 2010-11 season by t..
At home in Northeast Ohio, soldiers\' families feel the stress of war in Middle East
Katheryn Maguire, Wayne State University assistant professor of communication studies, comments in a story about the stress of war on military families. She said the separation can create a \"weird,..
Engaged citizenry key to change
In a story about Canada's metropolitan areas striving to engage citizens in positive change, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's challenges are noted. According to Robin Boyle, professor of urban planning at ..
WSU dance's 82nd
Wayne State University's Dance Workshop company - celebrating its 82nd year of professional dance training, education and performances - will present its 2011 Dance Workshop showcase, Feb. 18-20..
"Flow" has hip-hop, African storytelling, dance
Aku Kadogo of Wayne State's Department of Theatre commented about her production of Will Power's original one-man show "Flow," which premieres at WSU's Bonstelle Theatre Feb. 18-27. "This show is ab..
New voice on MEDC board plans to speak up for Michigan agriculture\'s power, potential
David Armstrong, CEO of East Lansing-based GreenStone Farm Credit Services, one of the country\'s largest rural lenders, and one of 20 members of the MEDC panel, mentioned Wayne State during a Crain..
Second Stage Guest Voice:The decade that made a difference: Michigan\'s support system for entrepreneurs has changed dramatically since 2001
In a guest column about entrepreneurial activity in Michigan during the last decade, Eiler Communications CEO Larry Eiler notes Wayne State's activity in spurring a resurgence. "Ten years ago, we ha..
A panel discussion on the portrayal of Israel in the Arab news media will be held 12:10-1:25 p.m. today in Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium at Wayne State University's Law School.
U.S. clinics seek our MS patients
An article highlighting an increase in the number of Canadian multiple sclerosis patients travelling abroad for a treatment they can\'t get at home, quotes Mark Haacke, a medical physicist and MRI e..
Madoff Lawsuit Turns on What JPMorgan Knew of Fraud: Ann Woolner
The trustee for Bernard Mahoff, disgraced financier and operator behind what has been called the largest Ponzi scheme in history, says Madoff's bankers and several investors either knew the fund man..
Best bet: \'The Misanthrope\'
A theatre brief mentions the Hilberry Theatre Company at Wayne State University which will perform Tim Mooney\'s adaptation of Moliere\'s play at 2 p.m. today. Shows run in rotating repertory throug..
WSU President Allan Gilmour on the Frank Beckman Show
Frank Beckman interviewed Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour about his previous career in the automotive industry and new responsibilities as president. President Gilmour discussed topic..
Believing in product and people
Wayne State University President and former Vice-Chairman and CFO of Ford Motor Company Allan Gilmour, discussed with dot429 the growing importance of LGBT inclusion in the corporate economy. In the..
Northville resident named CFO at Detroit\'s Wayne State University
An extensive article in this suburban newspaper chain discusses the appointment of Rick Nork as vice president for finance and business operations, treasurer, and chief financial officer at Wayne St..
AP, IB treated equally in college admissions
Judy Benfield Tatum, director of undergraduate admissions and orientation for Wayne State University, comments in a story examining universities' consideration of students with International Baccala..
Black history month events
Compiled by Dora Robles Hernandez, Nancy Chipman Powers and Angela Lopez
Among Black History Month events included in this roundup report is Wayne State University's \"Black, Latin ... Both!\": Rec..
Final performances of \"Rhinoceros,\" a Wayne State University Studio Theatre production, are scheduled at 8 p.m., Thu.-Fri., and 8 p.m. Sat., at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Detroit.
Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign beats goal; Old Newsboys met theirs, too
The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division's 2010 Red Kettle Campaign met - and exceeded - its target for the first time since 2007. The campaign, which ran Nov. 12, 2010, through Jan. 31, rai..
Darrin Driesenga, Holland native, wins GLIAC diving title for Wayne State
Darrin Driesenga won the 3-meter diving event for Wayne State University during the opening session of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championships Wednesday. Driesenga, a redsh..
1 dead, 1 injured in Midtown stabbings
Various media outlets reported that Wayne State University police responded to a stabbing incident at a Midtown apartment building Wednesday morning. The incident did not occur on campus but WSU pol..
New presidents or provosts: Harrisburg Area CC, Hawai\'i Pacific U., Stevens Institute of Technology, U. of the Arts, Wayne State U., Western Illinois U.
A roundup report of university leadership appointments mentions Allan Gilmour as Wayne State University's permanent president. A link to the press release announcing the appointment is included.