Releases

News releases from September 2009

  • Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University Enter into Partnership Discussions
    September 30, 2009
    Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System announced Tuesday they have started extensive discussions toward forming a partnership between the nation\'s largest medical school campus and the seven-hospital network. The talks are taking plac..
  • Wayne gets $2.7M for obsessive-compulsive study
    September 30, 2009
    Wayne State University has announced a $2.7 million expansion of a research grant. The project, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, is the first combined imaging and genetics research study on obsessive-compulsive disorder. \"Initial..
  • Forward into the cloud
    September 30, 2009
    Geoff Nathan, faculty liaison to Wayne State's Computing and Information Technology Department, comments in a story about college students' preference for "cloud"-based e-mail services -- such as Gmail and Hotmail. Many universities are now outsour..
  • Wayne gets $2.7M for obsessive-compulsive study
    September 30, 2009
    Wayne State has announced a $2.7 million expansion of a research grant. The project, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, is the first combined imaging and genetics research study on obsessive-compulsive disorder. \"Initial findings a..
  • University Research Corridor impact increased between 2007 and 2009
    September 30, 2009
    The financial impact generated by the University Research Corridor (URC) increased 10 percent between 2007 and 2009, according to a study by a Lansing-based economic consulting firm. The report pegs the economic impact in Michigan at $14.5 billion...
  • Understanding FBI crime info
    September 30, 2009
    While newly released 2008 F.B.I. crime information shows an increase in certain areas that are generally considered safe, Wayne State University criminologist Irshad Altheimer said the information is useful, but limited. "If there\'s very little vi..
  • An artistic vision: The Red River Artists Center
    September 30, 2009
    While River Rouge has had to deal with a lot of the stereotypical issues that have plagued Detroit, artist Rick Manore is attempting to help transform the city through his artists' collective, the Red River Artists Center. Robin Boyle, professor of..
  • Current art exhibits
    September 30, 2009
    The Elaine L. Jacob Gallery's upcoming exhibit, \"Detroit Collects, Part 1: The Nature of Art,\" is included in an art calendar listing, along with a link to the gallery's website.
  • Wayne State School of Medicine exploring alternative therapies to reduce anxiety in children undergoing MRIs
    September 30, 2009
    DETROIT- Three Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers will explore complementary and alternative medicine therapies to reduce anxiety in children undergoing magnetic resonance imaging studies. Ambika Mathur , Ph.D., associate ..
  • Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University Enter into Partnership Discussions
    September 29, 2009
    DETROIT - Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University have entered into discussions aimed at creating a partnership in education, research and clinical services. Henry Ford and Wayne State have signed a letter of intent to conduc..
  • Wayne State University to lead first-ever combined imaging and genetics study in childhood OCD
    September 28, 2009
    DETROIT- Wayne State University officials announced today an expansion of a research grant of nearly $2.7 million, bringing the total award to over $6.1 million. This project, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health at the National Insti..
  • Wayne State University Foundation names Driker as new chair
    September 28, 2009
    Eugene Driker was elected chair of the Wayne State University Foundation board at its September 15 meeting. Driker succeeds Eugene Applebaum, alumnus and founder of Arbor Drugs, as only the second person to hold this distinguished position sinc..
  • Fall Enrollment Surges At Wayne, Dips At Western
    September 25, 2009
    Wayne State has recorded its largest enrollment increase since fall 2004 and its second largest in a dozen years. Total enrollment is up 2.5 percent from a year ago, to 31,786. First-year retention of undergraduates is up by 7 percent, to 76 percent.
  • Wayne State University hosts Corporate Citizenship Symposium: The Financial Crisis: A Year Later
    September 25, 2009
  • Wayne Law Cited as Top Law School by Michigan Super Lawyers Magazine
    September 25, 2009
    DETROIT (Sept. 24, 2009) - The 2009 issue of Michigan Super Lawyers magazine has placed Wayne Law at the top of its list of law schools whose graduates are among the most accomplished in the state. According to the magazine, 347 --or 24 ..
  • Courts wrestle with searches when the evidence is digital
    September 24, 2009
    A story about whether authorities have a right to search someone's computer files if a warrant doesn't specify the computer as an object of the search includes a comment from Peter Henning of the WSU Law School. He said the Supreme Court may have t..
  • Fall enrollment surges by 760 students at Wayne State University
    September 24, 2009
    Wayne State University has chalked up its largest enrollment increase since fall 2004 and its second largest in a dozen years. Paced by a 5 percent increase in new, first-time and transfer undergraduate students and a 6.6 percent increase in ne..
  • Wayne State University honors five top alumni at 32nd annual Ovation Awards - October 16
    September 24, 2009
      http://www.cfpca.wayne.edu/awards.ph Detroit - Dean Sharon L. Vasquez and the Alumni Association Board of Wayne State University's College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) present the 32nd annual Ovat..
  • Wayne State University\'s Casida Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation \'Nurse Faculty Scholar\'
    September 24, 2009
    Detroit, M.I. - Jesus (Jessie) Casida , Ph.D., RN, CCRN-CSC, APN-C, Assistant Professor at Wayne State University College of Nursing, has won a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to conduct research on sleep disrupt..
  • Bing to Detroit: 'Change … or get left behind'
    September 23, 2009
    In a column summarizing an interview with Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Tom Walsh says the mayor pointed out that "an ambitious new project to attract young talent and boost economic activity in the Midtown area" will be anchored by Wayne State, Henry F..
  • Economic meltdown is focus of Oct. 5 Corporate Citizenship Symposium
    September 23, 2009
    The Financial Crisis: A Year Later , a free symposium focusing on current economic conditions in the wake of last year's financial meltdown, will feature experts from The New York Times and the financial industry. The event, at 6:45 p.m...
  • Drive Safely to Wayne State 2009 Media Advisory
    September 23, 2009
    WHAT: 6th Annual Drive Safely to Wayne State Campaign WHEN: Monday and Tuesday Sept. 28-29 Opening Ceremony with dignitaries, 1 p.m. on Sept. 28 WHERE: Wayne State University Gullen Mall MORE INFO: Michigan Secretary of Sta..
  • Wayne has online training for response to shooter
    September 22, 2009
    The Wayne State University Police Department, in collaboration with the Wayne State Department of Organization and Employee Development, within the Division of Human Resources, is launching an online educational curriculum that teaches civilians -..
  • WSU has course on response to shooter
    September 22, 2009
    Wayne State University is offering an online educational curriculum that teaches how to react properly should there be an active shooter emergency on campus. Police Chief Anthony Holt, Lt. David Scott and a student who has viewed the program are fe..
  • Troubled couple\'s tragic end reflects existing trend
    September 22, 2009
    Eric Lambert, chair of the Criminal Justice Department, and Bengt Arnetz, professor and director of occupational medicine in the School of Medicine, are quoted in a story about a murder-suicide in Canton yesterday involving two Detroit police offic..
  • Stopping Detroit\'s brain drain
    September 21, 2009
    A story about keeping young metro Detroit professionals in the area mentions Wayne State's TechTown business incubator and the "cultural corridor," which includes the university, as beacons of hope.
  • Joique Bell powers Wayne State over Findlay, 35-21
    September 21, 2009
    A sports feature highlights Wayne State running back Joique Bell after he lead the Warriors football team to a 35-21 victory over Findlay on Saturday. Bell scored three touchdowns during the game and rushed for a season-best 289 yards becoming the ..
  • Wayne State Workshops Help Find Jobs In \'Crummy Economy\'
    September 21, 2009
    Wayne State University will join alumna, career-planning expert and author Therese Marie Boldt to provide hands-on training for job-seekers at WSU's main and satellite campuses. In her new book -- \"Yes! You Can Land A Job (Even) In A Crummy Econom..
  • Zinc plays a key role in better aging
    September 21, 2009
    A study led by Dr. Ananda Prasad of the Wayne State University School of Medicine, showed that seniors who take daily zinc supplements suffer significantly fewer cold and flu infections.
  • Ernie Harwell and decisions about dying
    September 21, 2009
    In an op-ed piece, Peter A. Lichtenberg, director of the Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology, uses Ernie Harwell's recent decision to speak openly on death and his inoperable cancer to counter "death panel" attacks. He said that this attack capi..
  • Wayne State University launching nation's first online training curriculum for civilian response in an "active shooter" emergency
    September 21, 2009
    The Wayne State University Police Department (WSUPD), in collaboration with the Wayne State Department of Organization and Employee Development, within the Division of Human Resources, is launching an online educational curriculum that teaches ci..
  • Wayne State University: A leader in alternative energy research
    September 21, 2009
    Featured below are highlights about the latest research and breakthroughs by the university and its researchers. Contact Wayne State University's public relations office for more information at (313) 577-2150. • New power system will b..
  • Wayne State breaks ground on chemistry building work
    September 20, 2009
    Wayne State University broke ground Friday for a $30 million renovation and expansion of its chemistry building. The work is part of a $42 million project, the first phase of which was completed in 2006. The second phase is slated to conclude in De..
  • Asterand signs three-year lease, stays at TechTown
    September 20, 2009
    Asterand plc, the anchor tenant at Wayne State's TechTown that was exploring a move to Ann Arbor, has decided to stay put, signing a three-year lease with an option for three more years. The lease gives Asterand, which trades publicly on the London..
  • Wayne State\'s Detroit Orientation Institute scheduled for October
    September 20, 2009
    Wayne State University has scheduled its annual Detroit Orientation Institute program for October, offering newcomers to the area the chance to learn about Detroit\'s culture and history. The three-day program, now in its 18th year, includes sessio..
  • E2 Detroit 2009 Tackles Developing the Right Entrepreneurial Team
    September 20, 2009
    The 5th annual E2 Detroit Entrepreneurial Conference will take place Oct. 15 at Wayne State's McGregor Memorial Conference Center. E2 Detroit brings together expert authors, notable speakers, business leaders, high-powered investors and business-mi..
  • Wayne State breaks ground on chemistry building work
    September 19, 2009
    Wayne State University broke ground Friday for a $30 million renovation and expansion of its chemistry building. The work is part of a $42 million project, the first phase of which was completed in 2006. The second phase is slated to conclude in De..
  • Wayne State breaks ground for $30M chem building
    September 18, 2009
    Wayne State University is breaking ground today on a new $30 million chemistry building named for entrepreneur and former WSU chemistry professor A. Paul Schaap. In 1986, he discovered an efficient light-emitting molecule that led to the founding o..
  • October workshops will give metro Detroiters a fresh outlook on \"landing a job in a crummy economy\"
    September 18, 2009
    WHAT: In her new book Yes! You Can Land A Job (Even) In A Crummy Economy , author Therese Marie Boldt, a professional recruiter and career coach with more than 20 years experience in human resources, reveals the alarming odds stacked agai..
  • Top 10 Law Schools in Michigan Super Lawyers 2009
    September 17, 2009
    Michigan Super Lawyers magazine placed the Wayne State University Law School first on its list of schools that produced the most lawyers this year, with 347. University of Michigan was second, with 344, and University of Detroit Mercy third, with 2..
  • Komen Detroit Race for the Cure shares proceeds
    September 17, 2009
    The Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure organization has awarded Robert Burack of the WSU School of Medicine and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute a $784,731 grant to expand the Wayne County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program. ..
  • Wayne State breaks ground Sept. 18 on A. Paul Schaap Chemistry Building and Lecture Hall as part of ambitious $42 million research facility expansion and renovation
    September 17, 2009
    A. Paul Schaap was once a professor of chemistry at Wayne State University. His landmark research led to the discovery of a life-saving medical diagnostic technology and the breakthrough start-up company Lumigen, Inc. On September 18 at 2 p...
  • Office of International Students and Scholars 39th Global Festival
    September 17, 2009
  • Wayne State to break ground on new chemistry facility
    September 17, 2009
    A business brief mentions that Wayne State University plans to break ground Friday afternoon on the $30 million A. Paul Schaap Chemistry Building and Lecture Hall. The new structure is part of a comprehensive $42-million expansion and renovation of..
  • Wayne State reading program offers openings, free tutoring
    September 16, 2009
    Wayne State University's College of Education is offering free tutoring in reading and writing skills in its literacy program for students in the first through eighth grades. The sessions will be held in Room 30 at WSU\'s College of Education b..
  • Cancer risk of cell phones debated
    September 16, 2009
    Sandeep Mittal, assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State, shares his thoughts on the alleged health risks from cell phone radiation.
  • The Rookie
    September 16, 2009
    A sports feature story focuses on Keri Clous, a 2000 graduate of a Cadillac area high school who is a member of the WSU women's cross country team at age 27. "I just wanted to show my kids that you can do anything," she commented. She is pursuing a..
  • Campus Safety
    September 15, 2009
    Reporter Mark Santia examined safety procedures and resources throughout Wayne State's campus focusing on the residence halls and WSU Police Department command center. Lt. Dave Scott and WSU student Jessica Patel offered comments during the nearly ..
  • Detroit preps to celebrate Hispanic heritage
    September 15, 2009
    Wayne State University\'s Center for Chicano-Boricua Studies (CBS) will offer a series of free events to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, such as Grito Celebration today that observes Mexican Independence Day. Also planned are several exhibits,..
  • Wayne State rakes in millions in new grant money
    September 15, 2009
    Wayne State has earned 32 grants, including 27 ($11.2 million) from the National Institutes of Health, four ($1.7 million) from the National Science Foundation and a $5 million grant from the Department of Energy for an electric vehicle engineering..
  • Bank of America ruling leaves SEC with few options for pursuit
    September 15, 2009
    U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in New York refused to accept a $33 million settlement that would have resolved the SEC's claim that the Bank of America deceived investors in November about bonuses to be paid executives at Merrill Lynch & Co., which..
  • Millions are spent to upgrade classrooms
    September 15, 2009
    Charles Parrish, a political science professor at Wayne State University, is interviewed in a story about the evolution of technologies used in college classrooms.
  • WSU researchers receive $1.32 million to develop technology for clean, renewable fuel alternative
    September 15, 2009
    DETROIT- Understanding the process by which solar energy can be used to create an alternative to fossil fuel is the focus of $1.32 million Department of Energy grant recently awarded to three faculty members in the Wayne State University Departm..
  • WSU College of Engineering names six Hall of Famers
    September 15, 2009
    Six WSU College of Engineering alumni with outstanding professional accomplishments will be honored when they are inducted at Night of the Stars , the college's annual celebration of achievement. The Oct. 3 event will be at the college'..
  • The economy: In tough times, it is quite normal to attempt (a new) undertaking
    September 14, 2009
    A story about increasing enrollment at mortuary schools mentions that Wayne State's mortuary science program regularly has more students applying for admission than it can accommodate.
  • Lawmaker wants to use gambling $ to fund scholarships
    September 14, 2009
    Democratic Representative Fred Durhal Jr. held a press conference today at Wayne State to discuss his proposal to provide free college tuition for Michigan high school graduates using state gambling revenue.
  • Upside down in Pontiac: How investors walk away from disaster
    September 14, 2009
    A story about the high rate of foreclosed homes in Pontiac includes a comment from Wayne State demographer Jason Booza.
  • Rape Aggression Defense Program at Wayne State University
    September 14, 2009
    The Wayne State University Police Department's Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Program is showcased as a news segment. The seminars, which are open to women, teach self awareness, prevention, risk reduction, avoidance and advances to easy to learn ha..
  • WSU professor, Mai Iskandar Datta, interviewed on WDET
    September 14, 2009
    Wayne State University professor of finance Mai Iskandar Datta was interviewed on WDET's Detroit Today regarding President Obama's speech Monday, in which he rallied support for regulatory reform and called on Wall Street to take responsibilities f..
  • Free college tuition plan would tap lottery, casinos
    September 14, 2009
    Democratic Representative Fred Durhal Jr. held a press conference yesterday at Wayne State to discuss his proposal to provide free college tuition for Michigan high school graduates using state gambling revenue.
  • Sustainability engineering certificate at Wayne St.
    September 14, 2009
    Wayne State University says growing demand for people with skills needed to preserve the environment and natural resources has led to the launch of a graduate certificate program in sustainable engineering. The 13-credit program involves offerings ..
  • Bringing life back to WSU campus gem
    September 13, 2009
    Christiane Joost-Gaugier, chair of the Art and Art History Department, and Carol Miller, chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, are heading an effort to restore the reflecting pools created by famed architect Minoru Yamasaki a..
  • Bringing life back to WSU campus gem
    September 13, 2009
    Christiane Joost-Gaugier, chair of the Art and Art History Department, and Carol Miller, chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, are heading an effort to restore the reflecting pools created by famed architect Minoru Yamasaki a..
  • Red Riding Hood\'s not out of the woods yet
    September 13, 2009
    An article about scholarly controversies over the origins of such fairy tales as Little Red Riding Hood includes observations by WSU classical languages and literature expert Donald Haase, whom the article identifies as a "German professor."
  • Great Lakes consultants hold back public comments on study
    September 11, 2009
    An article about a controversial study looking into Lake Michigan and Lake Huron water levels includes comments from WSU law professor Noah Hall. The study's authors are refusing to release the public comments they collected this summer. "What are ..
  • Sense of style is wrapped up in skirt
    September 11, 2009
    A story about clothes designer and business owner Jacquelyn Terry mentions that she came up with the idea for opening her shop, The Style Gallery, while working toward a degree in fashion design at Wayne State.
  • Reflecting on 25 years of The Arab American News
    September 11, 2009
    Ben Burns, director of the journalism program here, is among media experts who offer testimonial comments on the occasion of the Arab American News' Silver Anniversary.
  • Auditioning for Feature, Commercial and Industrial Films workshops offered by CFPCA
    September 11, 2009
    A roundup of upcoming artistic-related workshops includes "Auditioning for Feature, Commercial and Industrial Films," which will be offered this fall by Wayne State's College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. Students will perform mock au..
  • Strike settled; Oakland U professors return to the classroom
    September 10, 2009
    Round-the-clock negotiations resulted in agreement on a tentative three-year contract Thursday morning that sent striking Oakland University professors back to the classroom. The agreement, which calls for no salary increase the first year and rais..
  • The Wayne State Department of Music presents \"Hamburger Helpers: A recital pastiche of northern German Baroque music for oboe and organ\"
    September 10, 2009
      Dr. Norah Duncan IV   Dr. Eldonna May This fall, Dr. Norah Duncan IV , organ, and Dr. Eldonna May , oboe, present two unique concerts featuring Hamburger Suite (Johann Christian Schickhardt 168..
  • Drive Safely to Wayne State Campaign, Sept. 28-29
    September 10, 2009
    Approximately 1,000 traffic crash-related fatalities occurred annually on Michigan streets, roads and highways over the past five years. Nearly one-third were alcohol-related. Most unfortunate, however, is the fact that the victims of alcohol-inv..
  • National Health Care Town Hall Discussion at Wayne State University
    September 10, 2009
    Some 250 people gathered at Wayne State Wednesday evening for a Town Hall on Health Care Reform. The event was hosted by WDET-FM, the university and state Sen. Hansen Clarke. It featured a panel of experts, including Nancy George, assistant profess..
  • Elaine L. Jacob Gallery to present Detroit Collects, Part I: The Nature of Art
    September 9, 2009
    Wayne State University is proud to present the exhibition Detroit Collects, Part 1: The Nature of Art at its Elaine L. Jacob Gallery from September 25 through December 18, 2009. With 40 works, most of which were created after 1980, this exhib..
  • Health Care Town Hall
    September 9, 2009
    Wayne State University will host a health care reform town hall gathering Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in Community Arts Auditorium. A panel of experts will offer answers to questions on health care reform.
  • CBS celebrates 38 years of academic success with performance by Nuyorican poet Tato Laviera
    September 9, 2009
    WSU's Center for Chicano-Boricua Studies 38th Anniversary Gala & Celebración will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Student Center Building ballroom. The event will feature a reading from award-winning poet and playwright Tato Laviera. Mistress of..
  • WSU faculty receives stimulus funds to continue congenital abnormality in children study
    September 8, 2009
    Tej Mattoo , MD, professor and chief of Pediatric Nephrology at Wayne State University's School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Michigan, recently received $267,999 in stimulus funds from the National Institute of Diabetes &a..
  • WSU offers graduate certificate program in sustainable engineering
    September 8, 2009
    The concern for preserving the environment and its resources has created a growing demand for engineers specializing in sustainable practices. Beginning Fall 2009, the Wayne State University College of Engineering is offering a graduate certifi..
  • Detroit Orientation Institute (DOI) offers Fall '09 session: Special discounts for DOI alumni and other universities offered for Tour Detroit
    September 8, 2009
    The Detroit Orientation Institute at Wayne State University is accepting applications for the fall session scheduled on three consecutive Thursdays, October 15, 22 and 29, 2009. Program registration forms and a sample agenda are available at ..
  • Wayne State opens Business Assistance Centers in tri-county area
    September 8, 2009
    Wayne State University's School of Business Administration is opening three new Business Assistance Centers in the tri-county area this month. The centers will partner the university\'s MBA students with businesses, allowing them to provide busines..
  • Dread builds for Detroiters as decision looms on bus cuts
    September 8, 2009
    Thousands of riders who rely on the Department of Transportation are upset about city proposals to eliminate and scale back some routes. Robin Boyle, professor of urban planning at Wayne State University, said he understands (Detroit Mayor Dave Bin..
  • Wayne State law school examines Detroit governance
    September 8, 2009
    Wayne State University is presenting a symposium on proposed changes in the Detroit City Council that will appear on the November ballot. The event runs from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 16 and is called \"Moving Toward City Council by Districts: A Step in the R..
  • Wayne State doctors gets $267,999 in national health stimulus funds
    September 8, 2009
    Tej Mattoo, M.D., professor and chief of pediatric nephrology at the WSU School of Medicine and Children\'s Hospital of Michigan, has received $267,999 in stimulus funds from the National Institutes of Health to continue a study that looks at long-..
  • Great Lakes Angels hosts TechTown deal review Sept. 16
    September 8, 2009
    The Great Lakes Angels will celebrate relocating back to Wayne State University\'s TechTown by reviewing three potential investment deals on Sept. 16. Presenting companies include Fixitup Ventures, LLC , Hudson Bay Bookstore and BlueShift Motorcyc..
  • What would Walter Reuther Think?
    September 7, 2009
    While critics might say that Walter P. Reuther, the patriarch of the UAW, might not agree with the givebacks and concessions made by the union in the automobile companies' restructuring, Mike Smith predicted that even the late union leader would ag..
  • Dad, daughter share spots at Wayne State University School of Medicine
    September 6, 2009
    Several media outlets nationwide picked up this Associated Press story about 47-year-old Ted Hunter and 22-year-old Kara Hunter, both students at Wayne State University's School of Medicine. He\'s scheduled to graduate next spring, while she\'s jus..
  • Denying care won\'t happen
    September 6, 2009
    Wayne State University law professor and constitutional law expert, Robert Sedler, explains in an op-ed why government rationing of health care would be unconstitutional. He wrote, "Government rationing of health care would be not only completely c..
  • Families, nation wrestle with end-of-life care
    September 6, 2009
    One of the most heated issues in the debate to overhaul the nation's health care is a provision in the House bill to pay doctors to counsel patients who want to talk about end-of-life care. \"The health care system saves money because we\'re not do..
  • WSU College of Nursing gets $285K for distance learning
    September 6, 2009
    Wayne State University's College of Nursing has received $285,000 in federal funding to support the creation of a graduate distance learning program in psychiatric and public health nursing. It is the only distance-learning program in this specialt..
  • Rebuilding Detroit as a \'Tech Town\'
    September 6, 2009
    The preliminary results of the New Economy Initiative run this summer by the TechTown economic incubator near Wayne State University indicates there is economic energy waiting to be tapped across the region. Randal Charlton, executive director of T..
  • WSU assistant dean wins $25K
    September 6, 2009
    Herbert Smitherman Jr., M.D., assistant dean of community and urban health and assistant professor of the department of medicine for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, was named one of four runners-up for the J.H. Kanter Prize. The awar..
  • Ethics case for Kilpatrick lawyer up to board
    September 5, 2009
    The ethics case against Samuel McCargo, the lawyer of ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, is in the hands of the state\'s Attorney Discipline Board, which is weighing discipline against him for failing to tell the court his client lied under oath. Peter J. ..
  • Wayne State University hosts \"Speak Up\" event promoting freedom of speech
    September 4, 2009
    Freedom of speech will be celebrated on Wayne State's campus Tuesday, Sept. 8, when the university's Law School chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union hosts " Speak-Up ." Modeled after a longrunning tradition at London..
  • CBS celebrates 38 years of academic success with performance by Nuyorican poet Tato Laviera
    September 4, 2009
      Tato Lavier "De generación a generación," from one generation to another, is the theme for Wayne State University's Center for Chicano-Boricua Studies 38th Anniversary Gala & Celebraci..
  • Wayne State University faculty member selected as Fulbright Scholar
    September 4, 2009
    Feleta L. Wilson , associate professor in Wayne State University's College of Nursing, recently was selected as a 2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar to Jamaica, joining the ranks of a number of distinguished alumni of the program including heads o..
  • Former Pittsburgh Mayor Thomas Murphy to keynote E2 Detroit Conference
    September 4, 2009
    DETROIT- (September 4, 2009) Officials at Wayne State University announced today that Tom Murphy , former mayor of Pittsburgh will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual E2 Detroit conference on Thursday, Oct. 15. This event, co-spons..
  • Former Pittsburgh mayor Thomas Murphy to keynote E2 Detroit
    September 4, 2009
    Officials at Wayne State University announced today that Tom Murphy, former mayor of Pittsburgh, will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual E2 Detroit conference on Thursday, Oct. 15. This event, co-sponsored by WSU, TechTown and WWJ Newsradi..
  • Rumors of our death have been greatly exaggerated
    September 4, 2009
    An article discussing the need to reinvent America's industrial cities mentions the New Economy Initiative's collaboration with the Kaufman Foundation to kick-start business development in Wayne State's TechTown.
  • Ted Kennedy remembered
    September 4, 2009
    In a letter to the editor, Eusebia E Aquino-Hughes, a former participant in Wayne State's Center for Chicano-Boricua Studies, recalls how Sen. Edward Kennedy helped prevent the center from closing in 1987.
  • Schools Concerned about Swine Flu
    September 4, 2009
    Wayne State University is registering students for swine flu vaccine clinics and is ready with Web-based classes and a text message alert system should there be an outbreak. \"At the university, we\'re concerned about that because we have so many s..
  • Health Care reform Town Hall hosted at Wayne State University on Sept. 9
    September 3, 2009
    What: Town Hall, hosted by WDET-FM 101.9, Wayne State University and Michigan senator Hansen Clarke , featuring panel of experts offering answers to questions regarding health care reform. When: Wednesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. Where: Wa..