A listing is provided in the Daily Mining Gazette showing the tuition increases at Michigan's 15 public universities, including Wayne State University. Fox 2 offered a segment on tuition costs.
Mobile health initiative uses information technology to increase diabetes awareness
Together, the American Diabetes Association, the CDC and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology are developing a new health initiative to help increase the use of i..
Detroit\'s Head Start program in peril
The Detroit agency being investigated by the FBI following Free Press reports of misspending and mismanagement is placing the city\'s preschool Head Start program at risk by failing to pay rent to c..
Metro Detroit Youth Day adds new event
The 35,000-plus youngsters from the Metro Detroit area will experience new attractions at Metro Detroit Youth Day (MDYD) this year at the event for children during its 29th anniversary being held J..
Saginaw News On the Move: Moreno receives scholarship, award
A brief highlights Gabriel Moreno, a third-year student at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, who was awarded the prestigious Minority Scholars Award and the Ronald Davis Scholarship fro..
People on the move
Michael Wright will add the responsibilities of chief of staff to his role as Wayne State University\'s vice president for marketing and communications. He will report directly to Wayne State Presid..
People on the move
Dr. Robert Alan Frank has been appointed chief medical officer of the Wayne State University Physician Group and vice dean for clinical affairs at Wayne State University's School of Medicine. Admini..
IIM-B, US varsity workshop on research methods
Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, has joined hands with the Centre for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA), a unit of the School of Business Administration at Wayne Sta..
Detroit-Windsor fest turns 4
The fourth edition of the Detroit-Windsor International Film Festival screens nine features and nearly 60 shorts at several locations on the Wayne State University campus starting today with a 7 p.m..
Former auto executives 'Shift Gears' through TechTown
Seventeen participants in the Michigan Shifting Gears program will celebrate completion of the career transition program Thursday, June 30, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Guardian Building in Detroit. T..
Troop withdrawal in Afghanistan
Saeed Khan, Wayne State University professor of Middle Eastern politics and culture, was a guest on "The Craig Fahle Show" discussing Afghanistan and President Barack Obama's announcement regarding ..
WSU 1st-year engineering students selected as finalists in design competition
A story notes that a team of four Wayne State University first-year biomedical engineering students has made it to the finals of the Undergraduate Design Competition at the American Society of Mecha..
Fordson movie coming to WSU
The Dearborn-based documentary "Fordson: Faith, Fasting, and Football" will be shown as part of the Detroit-Windsor International Film Festival at 7 p.m. Friday in the Partrich Auditorium at Wayne S..
BOG approves tuition increase; WSU ranks 9th in dollar amount increases
The Wayne State University Board of Governors on June 22 approved a budget for fiscal year 2012 that includes a tuition increase. Facing a new Michigan executive budget that cut state funding of uni..
Frederica Lombard: Law professor was a trailblazer
During a 40-plus-year career with Wayne State University's Law School, Frederica Lombard served as a role model, mentor and trailblazer for countless women in the legal profession. In addition to be..
Bye San Mateo, hello Detroit!
An article highlights Marcus Clarke, a San Mateo, Calif. Community Development worker, who accepted a fellowship from Wayne State University to help revitalize Detroit. The Detroit Revitalization Fe..
Wayne State University, ahead of the curve
Wayne State's efforts to promote Sustainable transportation projects are cited in this story. The Parking and Transportation Department is adding bike racks and looking into a Bike-Friendly Certific..
Grants to fund new sculpture at SC4
Thomas Pyrzewski - an adjunct sculpture instructor at Wayne State University and interim director of Wayne State University\'s Art Galleries -- will create a sculpture that promotes a \"recycle\" ..
Eastern Michigan, Michigan State, University of Michigan set tuitions under increase threshold
Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents announced a 3.65 percent increase Monday, and last week the University of Michigan raised tuition 6.7 percent while Michigan State University raised tu..
Wayne State hikes tuition 6.9 percent
Wayne State University approved a 6.9 percent increase in tuition for next year, which is the lowest dollar increase of any of Michigan's public universities. The average dollar cost increase for th..
E. M. Broner, Jewish feminist, dies at 83
E. M. Broner, a writer who explored the double marginalization of being Jewish and female, producing a body of fiction and nonfiction that placed her in the vanguard of Jewish feminist letters, died..
WSU hockey player fighting to save team
Wayne State University women's hockey player and assistant team captain Ciara Lee addressed the Board of Governors Wednesday about bringing back the women's hockey team. She hoped to get her hockey ..
Success of Midtown incentives inspire Quicken chairman to follow suit downtown
Last January, when an incentive program was created to lure employees of major anchor institutions to live in the city\'s Midtown district, nobody quite knew how it would work out. Five months later..
WSU President Allan Gilmour talks tuition
Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour spoke with WWJ reporter Vicki Thomas about tuition during a break from the Transformation Detroit media briefing. He said that the Board of Governors w..
Dr. Chopp, meet Congressman Weiner; What\'s in a Name? For some, an identity to live up to - or down to
In a story about the impact of names in professions such as politics, law and medicine, a Wayne State University study is noted that found that medical doctors and lawyers were more likely to have l..
Allied Media Conference gives press power to the people
The Allied Media Conference, a four-day long national grassroots media training seminar, kicks off June 23 at Wayne State's McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Professionals and enthusiasts school ..
Start planning for college early, expert Leah Beasley advises
In a story about the increase in tuition and declining state appropriations, it is noted that Wayne State University\'s Board of Governors are considering a 7.1-percent tuition increase for next sc..
National Society of Newspaper Columnists coming here for their convention
Fifty out-of-state members are descending on Detroit from Thursday through Sunday for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists\' 35th annual convention.
The organization\'s \"Rebound in Motown\..
Henry Ford Museum Hosts Emancipation Proclamation
An article notes Wayne State University professor Marc W. Kruman's reading during the Emancipation Proclamation event at the Henry Ford Museum on Tuesday.
How likely is the fear the West could steal Great Lakes water?
Noah Hall, a law professor at Wayne State University who used to manage the Great Lakes Water Resources Program for the National Wildlife Federation, commented in a story about the fear that the Gre..
Expect further investigation, crackdown on fraud violations
Wayne State University law professor Peter Henning commented about the mortgage foreclosure crisis and the lawsuits, sanctions and convictions that have followed. One of the biggest sanctions is las..
Meetings aim to change media\'s image of Detroit
A media project continues through Wednesday to help change journalists\' perceptions of the city through meetings with local government, business, health and education officials. Transformation Detr..
Selling employees on living in Detroit
Another story evolving from the Transformation Detroit media briefing focuses on what Detroit's major employers are doing to encourage people to choose Detroit as their residence. A lot of the focus..
WSU and TechTown launch program to hire interns at tech companies
In his technology report, Matt Roush announced that Wayne State University is helping TechTown startup companies secure the best and brightest college talent with a new incentive program that reward..
Summer employment for students
Two Wayne State University students are interviewed about their summer job prospects as the region is experiencing a competitive and tight market for temporary employment. Video of Wayne State's cam..
Sage Advice for Seniors: Older adults and transitions
The issue of older adults downsizing their possessions to move into a senior living community is the focus of this story, and an ongoing Wayne State University and University of Kansas study titled ..
Wayne State profs get grant for tinnitus treatment tech
A team of Wayne State University researchers was awarded $330,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop a 3-D neural probe. Their aim is to develop an implantable device that will suppress..
Transformation Detroit: \'Meds and eds\' working to lure residents,business partners to Midtown
Wayne State President Allan Gilmour, Henry Ford Health System President and Chief Operating Officer Bob Riney, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Vice President and Corporate Secretary Tricia Ke..
Kuwait, Wayne State University agree medicine scholarship program
The head of Kuwait\'s Cultural Office in Washington D.C. on Friday signed an agreement on behalf of Kuwait\'s Ministry of Higher Education with senior officials from Wayne State University to initia..
WSU professor honored for research on M.S.
A brief notes that the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers has honored Dr. Robert Lisak, chair of the Department of Neurology at Wayne State University, with its Lifetime Achievement Award duri..
As weather warms, watch out for home repair scams
Wayne State University professor Peter Lichtenberg, who studies elder abuse, commented in a story on repair scams and thieves that usually prey on seniors who have little money and those who feel di..
Detroit apartment buildings fill; renters\' age falls: Incentives, biz moves drive surge
The combination of growth in downtown businesses and incentives for people to move to Detroit has many city apartment buildings at or near full occupancy. From lower Woodward Avenue up to the New Ce..
U.S., Afghanistan, Taliban peace talks
Richard Chasdi, Wayne State University professor and terrorism expert, discussed the announcement that peace talks are currently underway between the United States, Afghanistan and the Taliban. Chas..
MSU to raise tuition 6.9 percent in response to state budget cuts
Michigan State University's board voted unanimously Friday morning to raise in-state tuition by 6.9 percent next school year, just short of the limit set in a budget plan from Gov. Rick Snyder and a..
Shorts, feature films offer alternative fare
The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival will be running from Wednesday through June 26 on Wayne State University\'s campus featuring nine feature films and more than 60 short films, as well ..
WSU football ranked 22nd
WWJ morning drive sports anchor Tony Ortiz reported that Wayne State's football team has been ranked 22nd in the Division II preseason rankings provided Lindy's. Nineteen starters are returning this..
U-M Regents vote to raise tuition
The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted Thursday to increase in-state tuition 6.7 percent. The university also is making cuts to its $1.6-billion operating budget for the Ann Arbor campus...
Honored to be among greatness
Paul W. Smith, host of The Paul W. Smith Show on WJR-AM (760), wrote a column congratulating the former and recent awardees of the Michiganians of the Year noting that "the names of people who've be..
Voters best suited to select state Supreme Court judges
A column tackling the issue of state Supreme Court judge elections mentions the Judicial Selection Task Force's recent forum at Wayne State University featuring keynote speaker Sandra Day O\'Connor,..
Wayne State needs 7.1 percent tuition hike, university officials say
To balance its budget next school year, Wayne State University needs to raise tuition by 7.1 percent, the maximum allowed under a new budget rule, university officials told a Board of Governors comm..
Proposed WSU fiscal year 2012 budget revealed
7.1 percent tuition increase would match state cap on tuition hikes
Wayne State leaders are stepping up budget discussions as the deadline for resolving WSU's 2012 budget draws near. The Board of G..
Detroit to host Great Lakes Week
Detroit will host a first-of-its-kind environmental gathering in October, when three major conservation groups bring their annual or biennial meetings to the city to discuss the health of the Great ..
Emancipation Proclamation to make rare stop in Michigan
The Emancipation Proclamation is to make a rare, round-the-clock appearance next week at the Henry Ford in Dearborn. The document is part of a National Archives exhibition about the Civil War that i..
\'Private bills\' introduced by Mich. members of Congress buy time for immigrants
A little known ritual by some members of Congress is to sponsor private bills on behalf of individuals in their districts to help them stay in the country when traditional immigration channels have ..
Parent group protests school district\'s weed-killing plan
Huron Valley Schools officials sent a notice to district residents stating that the Country Oaks Elementary School was one of the sites targeted this spring for an application of Roundup and 2, 4-D ..
Metro Detroit Farmers Markets
Wayne State\'s Wednesday Farmers Market is included in a listing of venues around the metropolitan Detroit area. WSU's Farmers Market runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. 26.
WDIV reporter Steve Garagiola offered a special Father's Day story about Wayne State University medical school student Courtney Moore's lifesaving measures she used to save her father's life followi..
Fickle friends: How to deal with frenemies
An article examining relationships among ambivalent friends also known as "frienemies," references a 2006 study from Wayne State University which provided 423 college students with questionnaires ab..
Grosse Pointe Community Television\'s Art and Design Show, produced by the Sauve Art Foundation for Grosse Pointe War Memorial Television (WMTV), profiled Wayne State University\'s Sandra Schemske, ..
It's time to change our outdated school calendar
A column by Wayne State University's new College of Education Dean Carolyn Shields suggests a new, shorter summer vacation for Canadian students which will still leave time for summer fun while redu..
Blind law student claims discrimination in testing
A prospective law school student in Michigan is suing the American Bar Association over a case he argues is a matter of blind justice. The student says he is being denied access to top-tier law scho..
Former WSU pitcher Anthony Bass earns first win in majors, gets demoted
A brief notes that Anthony Bass - after celebrating his first major league - was told he was being sent back down to the minors. Bass, a former Wayne State star, pitched five innings and helped ..
Mercury leaves its mark: Autism, cancer and neurodegenerative disease part 2
The research of Dr. David H. Gorski, of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and Wayne State University School of Medicine, is referenced in an article examining the connections between melanin..
Fox News Edge
A report highlights a Detroit man who last Thursday tried to outsmart some thieves but failed despite police assistance. Thomas Phillips had his car vandalized outside his apartment and the crooks s..
Detroit lit lovers share their summer reads
Bill Harris, recently retired Wayne State University English professor and author of Birth of a Notion; Or, The Half Ain\'t Never Been Told: A Narrative Account with Entertaining Passages of the Sta..
Detroit sues former police monitor in text scandal for $10M
Detroit has sued former police monitor Sheryl Robinson Wood, whose text messages show she had an affair with former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, for more than $10 million in fees she received. Wayne Stat..
Wal-Mart is facing latest salvo from union
A hundred Wal-Mart Stores Inc. workers representing a new, union-financed organization called OUR Walmart are expected to converge at the company\'s headquarters Thursday to demand that management p..