Arthur Neef Law Library Director elected vice-president/president elect of the Michigan Association of Law Libraries
June 30, 2010
DETROIT (June 30, 2010) - Wayne State University Law School congratulates Arthur Neef Law Library Director Virginia C. Thomas on her recent election as vice-president/president elect of the Michigan Association of Law Libraries (MichAL..
Wayne State University student entrepreneurs pursue their first startup companies with summer program at TechTown
June 29, 2010
DETROIT - Talking to investors, planning a budget, learning about legal rights - these are just a few of the challenges six student entrepreneurs will tackle this summer as they pursue their business ventures at Wayne State University. The stud..
Detroit Orientation Institute (DOI) to offer summer, fall 2010 sessions
June 29, 2010
Wayne State University's Detroit Orientation Institute (DOI) and local nonprofit Inside Detroit are accepting applications for a special one-day summer training session scheduled on Wednesday, July 21. The fee is just $250 and more inf..
WDET Detroit Joins Public Insight Network to Expand News Coverage
June 28, 2010
DETROIT - American Public Media's Public Insight Network today announced the addition of WDET Detroit as its latest newsroom partner. The Public Insight Network, founded in 2003 and funded in part by the John S. and James L. Knight ..
Wayne State University names Dr. Valerie Parisi permanent dean of its School of Medicine
June 24, 2010
DETROIT - Valerie M. Parisi, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A ., has been named permanent dean of the Wayne State University School of Medicine by WSU President Jay Noren following a recommendation by the School of Medicine Executive Committee of the Fac..
Wayne State's 4.4 percent tuition increase is offset by strong financial aid packages
June 23, 2010
DETROIT -- After intense discussion, the Wayne State University Board of Governors voted on Wednesday to increase tuition for resident undergraduate students by 4.4 percent. Members of the board expressed reluctance to raise the cost of attending W..
Detroit-based NextCAT Inc. awarded a $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to commercialize biodiesel technology developed at Wayne State University\'s National Biofuels Energy Lab
June 22, 2010
DETROIT-June 22, 2010. NextCAT Inc. , a Detroit-based company, announced today that it has received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The $150,000 award is matched by a $2..
Wayne State School of Medicine designated Center of Excellence by international foundation
June 21, 2010
The Wayne State University School of Medicine-Detroit Medical Center has been designated a Center of Excellence by the Guillain-Barré Syndrome/Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (GBS/CIDP) Foundation International. T..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Wednesday, June 23
June 18, 2010
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, June 23, 2010 , in Room BC at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 W. Ferry Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings conv..
Wayne State University and Matrix Human Services win Emmy for WatRUfightn4?
June 17, 2010
Pictured L to R: Mike Smith , director of Wayne State's Walter P. Reuther Library; Marcella Wilson , president and CEO of Matrix Human Services; Darryl Shreve , UTV producer DETROIT - WatRUfightn4? , a shor..
Wayne State University names Ronald T. Brown provost and senior vice president for academic affairs
June 16, 2010
Today Wayne State University President Jay Noren announced the appointment of Ronald T. Brown as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs effective August 1, 2010. Ronald T. Brown Brown was dean of the College o..
Wayne State University earns high rank for doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanics
June 15, 2010
Wayne State University ranks high among the national leaders of doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education's "Top 100 Colleges for Hispanics 2009" edition. Hispanic Outlook use..
Wayne Law announces new faculty members
June 14, 2010
DETROIT (June 14, 2010) - Wayne State University Law School is pleased to announce that three outstanding individuals will join its faculty at the start of the 2010-11 academic year. They are Assistant Professor Brandon Hofmeister , Assistant ..
Wayne State University professor receives prestigious National Institutes of Health training grant
June 14, 2010
DETROIT - Abdul Abou-Samra , M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine, physiology and molecular genetics in the School of Medicine at Wayne State University, has received a prestigious training grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Diges..
Wayne State arts professors explore Detroit's revitalization via dance, music and interactive multi-media at DIA's Friday Night Live, June 18
June 11, 2010
What: Spero Meliora (interactive multi-media dance and music work-in-process) and Beauty Mirrored Who: Choreographer J. M. Rebudal with Multi-media Artist Kelly Gottesman, Composer Jon Anderson and others Where: Detroit Institute f..
Wayne State College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Dean Sharon Vasquez to join University of Hartford as Provost
June 10, 2010
DETROIT - Dean Sharon L. Vasquez of the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts (CFPCA) announced today that she is leaving the university to become provost of the University of Hartford in Hartford, Conn., effective August 16..
Wayne State University professor receives two distinguished awards for contributions to interdisciplinary research and education
June 9, 2010
DETROIT- A Wayne State University professor of humanities in the Department of English and member of the WSU Academy of Scholars recently received two prestigious recognitions for her distinguished contributions to interdisciplinary and transdis..
\"75 Years of Solidarity: A History of the UAW\" exhibit featured at Wayne State\'s Walter P. Reuther Library, June 14-Oct. 1
June 8, 2010
WHAT: Wayne State University's Walter P. Reuther Library is featuring an exhibit titled "75 Years of Solidarity: A History of the UAW." The exhibit highlights the story of the United Auto Workers from its beginnings in 1935 to..
Wayne State University researcher recommends dramatic shift in cancer research
June 7, 2010
DETROIT- For decades, cancer has been believed to be caused by a sequential accumulation of common gene mutations, with the identification, characterization and targeting of common genetic alterations and their defined pathways dominating the fie..
Local economy growing at a faster rate, employment improving
June 7, 2010
The Southeast Michigan economy is expanding at a faster rate and showing greater signs of recovery, according to a monthly survey of purchasing managers by Wayne State University's School of Business Administration and the Southeast Michigan ch..
U.S. surgeon general to deliver Wayne State School of Medicine commencement address
June 4, 2010
Dr. Regina Benjamin, surgeon general of the United States Public Health Service, will address graduates at the Wayne State University School of Medicine commencement ceremony on Tuesday, June 8, at 2 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave. in ..
Wayne Law announces 2010 recipients of Public Interest Law Fellowships
June 2, 2010
DETROIT (June 2, 2010) - Wayne State University Law School is pleased to announce the 2010 Public Interest Law Fellowship (PILF) recipients. Adam Clements, Bradley Dembs, Anupama Gokarn, Andrew Hoff, Phyllis Jeden, Jeffrey Kerby, Eliza..
Wayne State University and the Institute for the Study of the African American Child (ISAAC) to host 2010 Round Table on African American Education, July 17
June 1, 2010
MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: The Institute for the Study of the African American Child will host a weekend of events that bring the community together in an effort to close the academic achievement gap affecting African American children. ISAAC ..