Releases

News releases from May 2011

  • High-Risk older patients are not screened for HIV
    May 31, 2011
    Older high-risk patients rarely undergo HIV testing when they present for the first time at an outpatient primary care clinic, investigators reported here at the American Geriatrics Society 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting. Researchers at Wayne State..
  • Wayne State names chief of staff
    May 31, 2011
    Michael Wright 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 WSU President Allan Gilmou..
  • TechTown and Wayne State launch new college internship program to boost talent in high-tech companies
    May 31, 2011
    DETROIT - Wayne State University is helping TechTown startup companies secure the best and brightest college talent with a new incentive program that rewards entrepreneurs for hiring work-study students. Companies in the TechTown community will now..
  • Largest class ever graduates from School of Medicine
    May 31, 2011
    Robert R. Frank, M.D., a graduate of the School of Medicine, faculty member and dean, gave the commencement address.
  • Largest class ever graduates from School of Medicine
    May 31, 2011
    Robert R. Frank, M.D., a graduate of the School of Medicine, faculty member and dean, gave the commencement address.
  • Wayne State Marketing VP named Chief Of Staff
    May 31, 2011
    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 WSU President Allan Gilmour. Wright has managed marketing, public re..
  • Wayne State Fellows to help transform Detroit in program modeled after New Orleans effort
    May 31, 2011
    Wayne State University's Detroit Revitalization Fellowship, a two-year executive certification program that has attracted twice its projected tally of applicants, is discussed in this story. The 25 fellows, slated to be announced in July, are chose..
  • Abdias do Nascimento, Rights Voice, Dies at 97
    May 30, 2011
    Abdias do Nascimento, a Brazilian writer, painter, politician and scholar who was an outspoken civil rights leader on behalf of black Brazilians, has died in Rio de Janeiro. He was 97. "There was no more important Brazilian than Nascimento since th..
  • Many ingredients go into the perfect loaf of bread
    May 30, 2011
    Another installment to the series following the Great Harvest Bread Co. and the four-month classroom project of MBA students from Wayne State University is included in this edition.
  • Awards
    May 29, 2011
    Wayne State\'s School of Business Administration presented its 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award to Matthew J. Simoncini, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Lear. He received the award at the school\'s Annual Recognition and Awards..
  • Private money on the line: Woodward rail donors wait for layout they like
    May 29, 2011
    Until an accord is reached on critical aspects of the Woodward light-rail line, a consortium of private-sector donors who have pledged $100 million toward the project\'s $528 million capital costs won\'t commit any money. The city's long-awaited Wo..
  • Journalism Institute for Media Diversity celebrates 25 years at WSU
    May 28, 2011
    Local journalists from television to print and radio were honored on Saturday, May 14 as Wayne State University\'s Journalism Institute for Media Diversity (JIM) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala and fundraiser at the Wayne State Communit..
  • Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index reveals an economic climate that could lead to stagflation
    May 27, 2011
    The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) stayed relatively the same from April to May, dropping only slightly from 67.9 to 67.7. This indicates that the economy in Southeast Michigan, while still growing, expanded at a slightly s..
  • WSU won for the largest university team at the Race for Cure
    May 27, 2011
    Wayne State students, faculty and staff members raised breast cancer awareness at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
  • WSU won for the largest university team at the Race for Cure
    May 27, 2011
    Wayne State students, faculty and staff members raised breast cancer awareness at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
  • Poison mushrooms send 11 to hospital; here\'s how to keep safe
    May 27, 2011
    Susan Smolinske, professor of pediatrics at Wayne State University's School of Medicine and the managing director of the Michigan Regional Poison Control Center at Children\'s Hospital of Michigan, comments in a story about the increase in poisonou..
  • People making news
    May 27, 2011
    Ned Staebler is joining Wayne State University as vice president for economic development. Staebler, who begins work June 6, will coordinate the university\'s activities related to TechTown, Wayne State\'s research park and business incubator; comm..
  • SE Michigan Economic Index shows risk of 'Stagflation'
    May 27, 2011
    The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index declined to 67.7 in May from 67.9 in April, according to economists at Wayne State University's business school. The index measures a variety of economic indicators from new orders to employment to ..
  • Vitamins won\'t prevent pregnancy complication
    May 27, 2011
    After reviewing nine studies including nearly 20,000 women, researchers found that women taking 1,000 milligrams of vitamin C and 400 IU of vitamin E - much higher doses than in most prenatal multivitamins - were no less likely to develop the poten..
  • Memorial held for WSU medical student
    May 27, 2011
    Marie Osborne spoke with friends and family of Wayne State University medical student Francis Dossou who died just days before graduation. The group gathered Friday to say a final goodbye during a memorial service at Scott Hall.
  • Legacy of attorney, former Wayne Law dean to be celebrated at event: School to award first James K. Robinson Scholarship at October gala
    May 27, 2011
    On Tuesday, Oct. 18, the Wayne State Law School will honor the first recipient of the James K. Robinson Scholarship. The honoree will receive a full ride scholarship to the law school from an endowed fund that was created in memory of Robinson, who..
  • Caped crusader Wayne State law professor masquerades as VATMAN
    May 27, 2011
    Wayne State law professor Alan Schenk is profiled in an article highlighting his academic career devoted to tax law and traveling the globe as an expert on value added tax (VAT). Schenk, who has taught tax law for more than four decades, livens a p..
  • Wayne Law Review students, alumni celebrate year of achievements
    May 26, 2011
    DETROIT (May 26, 2011) - Graduating and returning editors of Wayne State University Law School's Wayne Law Review gathered May 13, 2011, at Midtown Detroit's Traffic Jam and Snug to celebrate a year of achievements and to announce ..
  • Lear Corporation CFO Matt Simoncini honored as Wayne State School of Business Administration's 2011 Distinguished Alumnus
    May 26, 2011
    Wayne State University's School of Business Administration presented its 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award to Grosse Pointe resident Matthew J. Simoncini , senior vice president and chief financial officer of Lear Corporation . He received th..
  • Taubman pledges $11 million to Lawrence Tech
    May 26, 2011
    Metro Detroit developer and philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman pledged $11 million to Lawrence Technological University on Wednesday to build an engineering, architecture and life sciences building that will bear his name. The donation brings to abou..
  • Consumer groups sue FDA over antibiotics in animal feed
    May 26, 2011
    A coalition of consumer advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), claiming it has failed in its legal responsibility to address overuse of antibiotics in animal feed. One of the co-plaintiffs in the case, C..
  • Antidepressant may not cut hot flashes after all
    May 26, 2011
    New research shows that women in menopause might not get relief from hot flashes by taking the antidepressant Lexapro. According to the new findings, Forest Laboratories\' Lexapro, also called escitalopram, reduces neither the severity nor frequenc..
  • Detroit and Boyne City receive federal Historic Preservation Grants from MSHDA and State Historic Preservation Office
    May 26, 2011
    The Michigan State Housing Development Authority\'s (MSHDA) State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) announced grants have been awarded to the City of Detroit and the City of Boyne City totaling $110,000. An award of $20,000 will be used to hire a..
  • Wayne State balances education with economic renewal
    May 25, 2011
    Wayne State University President Allan Gilmour outlined the University's goals and mission in his column which ran in a special Mackinac Conference edition of The Michigan Chronicle. "As always, at Wayne State our first priority is to provide an ex..
  • Wayne State appoints vice president of economic development
    May 25, 2011
    Ned Staebler , formerly of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is joining Wayne State University as vice president for economic development. Ned Staebler Staebler, who begins work on June 6, 2011, will coordinate ..
  • Wednesday farmers market starts June 8
    May 25, 2011
    For the fourth consecutive year, Wayne State University will kick off and celebrate the summer season with its weekly Wednesday farmers market.
  • Wednesday farmers market starts June 8
    May 25, 2011
    For the fourth consecutive year, Wayne State University will kick off and celebrate the summer season with its weekly Wednesday farmers market.
  • Heavy downpours drenched metro Detroit, leaving many areas severely flooded
    May 25, 2011
    A video shows a Wayne State police officer rescuing drivers stranded in their vehicles on I-94 near the university. Heavy downpours drenched metro Detroit Wednesday, leaving many areas severely flooded.
  • Central to feasibility of wireless vehicular control and other mission-critical applications
    May 25, 2011
    The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated in a 2009 report that each year more than 1.2 million people die of road traffic injuries, which may become the fifth leading cause of death worldwide by 2030. To combat this trend, the WHO encourages s..
  • Benefits, risks of access to knowledge in education focus of conference at Oakland University
    May 25, 2011
    Balancing the benefits of electronic access to knowledge with concerns about privacy and security will be the focus of a conference dealing with openness in education being held at Oakland University. The eCornucopia conference will be held Thursda..
  • Benefactress honored for lifetime of civic works
    May 25, 2011
    A story highlighting longtime philanthropist, volunteer and community activist Maggie Allesee, who recently received an honorary degree from Oakland University, mentions her contributions to Wayne State University and other institutions.
  • Wayne State appoints Staebler vice president for economic development
    May 25, 2011
    Ned Staebler, formerly of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is joining Wayne State University as vice president for economic development. He begins work June 6. Staebler will coordinate the University\'s activities related to TechTown,..
  • Wayne State University lecture to feature Yamasaki\'s business manager for World Trade Center, May 25
    May 24, 2011
    DETROIT - "Minoru Yamasaki's Search for Fusion: Tranquility and Delight" will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in the Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium at Wayne State University. The lecture, hosted by WSU's Off..
  • Biomedical Engineering professor honored at the 3rd annual Vanguard Awards
    May 24, 2011
    The program was established "to recognize and celebrate outstanding Detroiters who have distinguished themselves through professional leadership and service to our community."
  • Biomedical Engineering professor honored at the 3rd annual Vanguard Awards
    May 24, 2011
    The program was established "to recognize and celebrate outstanding Detroiters who have distinguished themselves through professional leadership and service to our community."
  • So, how healthy is your coffee intake?
    May 24, 2011
    In a story about the pros and cons of coffee drinking, a Wayne State University study is referenced showing that drinking six or more cups a day can reduce the risk of some skin cancers by 31 percent. In the study, Wayne State researchers studied m..
  • Union experts advise faculty to organize during panel discussion
    May 24, 2011
    University union experts from around the country presented to a packed room of faculty and students yesterday afternoon in a panel discussion on how to fight back against what panelists referred to as a national funding crisis and attacks on public..
  • Bizdom U seeks aspiring entrepreneurs in Detroit
    May 24, 2011
    Bizdom U, an entrepreneurship accelerator, is seeking up to 20 entrepreneurs to join its Fall 2011 Detroit training session. Located in TechTown, Wayne State University's research and technology park, Bizdom U provides entrepreneurs with all of the..
  • Study: Liberal leanings hurt Republicans' place in history
    May 24, 2011
    According to a University of Miami study, those historical rankings of American presidents that pop up every year or so are significantly weighted in favor of Democrats, thanks to the liberal leanings of academia. Wayne State University historian M..
  • WSU study finds MRSA in local meat
    May 24, 2011
    Professor Yifan Zhang, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, was a guest on "The Craig Fahle Show" talking about her study on the antibiotic-resistant bacteria MRSA sometimes found in meat and poultry available at th..
  • The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History\'s Elaine L. Jacob Gallery is pleased to present ROMANTIC ROBOTS AND OTHER LIFE FORMS
    May 23, 2011
    Blades of grass in a field, products arranged in the grocery store, bricks stacked to form walls, individual units are repeated ad infinitum and compose the texture of much of our world. Whether man-made or organic, designed or grown, multiple unit..
  • Researcher uses artificial intelligence to find evidence of ancient caribou hunters beneath Lake Huron
    May 23, 2011
    Bob Reynolds, professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University and the director of the Artificial Intelligence lab, designed a multi-agent modeling software that simulated caribou migration.
  • Researcher uses artificial intelligence to find evidence of ancient caribou hunters beneath Lake Huron
    May 23, 2011
    Bob Reynolds, professor of Computer Science at Wayne State University and the director of the Artificial Intelligence lab, designed a multi-agent modeling software that simulated caribou migration.
  • Prosecutors Faulted on Failing to Catch Credit-Crunch 'Bandits'
    May 23, 2011
    In November 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to prosecute those responsible for the market collapse a year earlier, saying the U.S. would be "relentless" in pursuing corporate criminals. In the 18 months since, no senior Wall Street executi..
  • Graduate business schools in metro Detroit
    May 23, 2011
    Wayne State's graduate programs are included in a metro Detroit listing.
  • Engineering schools in Michigan
    May 23, 2011
    Wayne State University's College of Engineering is included in a listing of engineering programs in Michigan.
  • New studies show exercise is best for joint injuries
    May 23, 2011
    Extensive studies reported by the New York Times explode two commonly held myths about treating shoulders and other injured joints. Those studies highlight the effectiveness of exercise and downplay corticosteroid injections and the practice of res..
  • Film festival features West Bloomfield native Justin Bartha\'s latest film
    May 23, 2011
    An article highlighting the Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival and West Bloomfield native Justin Bartha's role in the feature Holy Rollers, mentions the showing of the film at 6 p.m. on Wednesday in the Bernath Auditorium of the David Adamany Under..
  • Wayne State University to track coyotes in southeast Michigan
    May 23, 2011
    A new study from researchers at Wayne State University will track coyotes in southeast Michigan. The study is meant to fill a gap on information about coyotes that live in highly populated areas. Bill Dodge, graduate student in charge of the projec..
  • Michigan\'s universities sitting on $3.4B; students, faculty want part of it
    May 22, 2011
    A Detroit Free Press story examines the unrestricted money at Michigan\'s public universities that it states is $3.4 billion as of last year. Administrators at the schools say the money is off-limits, earmarked for future uses and unavailable to of..
  • WSU's David Ripple comments about Don Barden
    May 22, 2011
    In a report highlighting the life and career of Don Barden, David Ripple, president of the Wayne State University Foundation, commented on Barden's generous contributions to the university.
  • Awards: Education
    May 22, 2011
    Wayne State University\'s Law School has announced the 2011 Public Interest Law Fellowship recipients. With the support of the $4,500 fellowships, 13 Wayne law students will work for agencies and legal clinics in Michigan and beyond. The law school..
  • Learning to sell
    May 22, 2011
    A photo caption notes that a guest speaker is addressing a group of MBA students from Wayne State University. Tina Yancey, owner of the Great Harvest store off Adams Road in Birmingham, talks about her business investment and the road to profitabil..
  • Spotlight on CFOs 2011
    May 22, 2011
    Kenneth Lee, vice dean of business affairs for Wayne State University's School of Medicine and executive director of the Wayne State University Physician Group, is highlighted as a winner in the Crain's CFO Awards 2011. Lee is lauded for combining ..
  • Moms and their midwives form a special bond during pregnancy and delivery
    May 21, 2011
    A story about the steady percentage of moms who each year choose a midwife-assisted birth over a traditional medical approach follows Jess Lucero, a 26-year-old doctoral student at Wayne State University, who gave birth to her child with the assist..
  • Teresa Ramirez searches for her mother's killer
    May 21, 2011
    Dateline ran a followup story about recent Wayne State University graduate Teresa Ramirez's search for her mother's killer back in 1989.
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
    May 21, 2011
    Coverage of the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure highlights programs that prevent and treat breast cancer like the Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University.
  • Years Past: This date in history from The Bay City Times
    May 21, 2011
    In a retrospective piece dated May 21, 1999 about state funding to higher education, a Senate panel had rejected Gov. John Engler\'s plan for overhauling the way universities are funded, saying the grouping of similar schools for funding purposes o..
  • Wayne State University researcher receives NSF CAREER Award to redesign wireless networking
    May 20, 2011
    DETROIT - The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated in a 2009 report that each year more than 1.2 million people die of road traffic injuries, which may become the fifth leading cause of death worldwide by 2030. To combat this trend, the WHO..
  • Chief Holt is the "main man" behind Midtown Detroit's safe streets
    May 20, 2011
    WSU Police Chief Anthony Holt is featured in the Michigan Chronicle for improving and maintaining public safety in Midtown.
  • Chief Holt is the "main man" behind Midtown Detroit's safe streets
    May 20, 2011
    WSU Police Chief Anthony Holt is featured in the Michigan Chronicle for improving and maintaining public safety in Midtown.
  • Frontier lawman: WSU professor helps decode mysteries of cyberspace law
    May 20, 2011
    Law professor Jonathan Weinberg shares details of "The Law in Cyberspace" course offered at Wayne State University. \"We\'ve got a very strong core of people working in the area of cyberspace law -- not only me, but also Assistant Professor Aaron P..
  • Judge Avern Cohn to have portrait presented after years of resistance
    May 19, 2011
    A sidebar to a story about U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn's 32-year judicial career includes a quote from his Wayne State University School of Law commencement speech, which he delivered during last Monday's ceremony. \"Behind every well-reasoned w..
  • Bookstock sets new record for opening-day sales
    May 19, 2011
    This year\'s Bookstock is breaking records during the week-long used book and media sale, which continues through Sunday at Laurel Park Place mall in Livonia. The event has raised more money for literacy and education programs on its first day than..
  • Sandra Day O'Connor will keynote forum at the Wayne State University Law School
    May 19, 2011
    Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will keynote a forum at the Wayne State University Law School Tuesday, June 14, that will explore different approaches to selecting Supreme Court justices. The forum is being sponsored..
  • UB becomes e-Design Center site
    May 19, 2011
    Wayne State University is mentioned as one of the members of the National Science Foundation's e-Design Center, a program designed to help companies gain access to university research that they might not otherwise be able to tap into.
  • What Makes Metro Detroit Stick?
    May 19, 2011
    More than a third of local respondents to a survey asking what would keep Metro Detroiters tethered, happy, and asking for more noted Wayne State University, along with the other area higher education institutions, as something to feel proud about...
  • Walkers ignore rain in successful Relay
    May 19, 2011
    Last week's "Canton Relay for Life," designed to raise funds for cancer research, may top the $280,000 goal organizers had set, according to event chairperson Sarah Cousineau. Though totals weren\'t yet available, organizers were confident the Cant..
  • Saxophonists Chris Collins, Emanuele Cisi to team up at Dirty Dog Jazz Café
    May 19, 2011
    Detroit tenor saxophonist and clarinetist Chris Collins, director of jazz studies at Wayne State University, and Italian saxophonist Emanuele Cisi, are performing this week with the Detroit Torino Student Bridge at the Dirty Dog Jazz Café. The two ..
  • "Rebel Girl" Gurley Flynn inducted into Labor Hall of Fame
    May 19, 2011
    Mike Smith, academic co-chair of the Labor International Hall of Fame, spoke during a May 17 ceremony marking the induction of labor pioneers Elizabeth Gurley Flynn and Victor Reuther. Smith said the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State Univers..
  • Karen Davidson: Tom Gores is \'right person\' to own Pistons
    May 19, 2011
    In a story about the sale of the Detroit Pistons to Tom Gores, former owner Karen Davidson mentions her board affiliation with Wayne State University.
  • 2011 farmers markets guide: Get your fresh produce here
    May 19, 2011
    The Free Press included Wayne State University's Farmer's Market in its annual guide of locations for locally grown fruits and vegetables.
  • WSU archeology students dig near train depot
    May 19, 2011
    Fox 2's Al Allen spoke with Wayne State archeology students who are conducting a dig near Detroit\'s train depot looking for remnants of the old neighborhood. Tom Killion, associate professor of anthropology, explained the premise of the dig. "We\'..
  • Twenty Metro Detroit young professionals to be honored tonight at annual award ceremony
    May 19, 2011
    Pamela VandeVord, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Wayne State University and a rehabilitation investigator with VA's Office of Research and Development's Rehabilitation Research and Development Service at the John J. Dingell VA Med..
  • Gov. Snyder's budget cuts
    May 19, 2011
    Fox 2 Lansing bureau reporter Tim Skubick, commenting on Gov. Snyder's proposed 15 percent cut to higher education, mentioned that it "will mean higher tuition at the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, etc."
  • Gov. Snyder's budget cuts
    May 19, 2011
    Fox 2 Lansing bureau reporter Tim Skubick, commenting on Gov. Snyder's proposed 15 percent cut to higher education, mentioned that it "will mean higher tuition at the University of Michigan, Wayne State University, etc."
  • Reaction to President Obama's remarks
    May 19, 2011
    Richard Chasdi, Wayne State University adjunct professor of political science, and Sayeed Khan, lecturer on Near East and Islamic Studies at Wayne State, appeared on "The Craig Fahle Show" talking about President Obama's speech on the Middle East. ..
  • To study African democracy: 14 American students bound for Liberia
    May 18, 2011
    Fourteen students from Wayne State University are expected to travel to Liberia to learn and study African Democracy. The announcement was made last Saturday by the former president of the college Dr. Irvin D. Reid, who is in the country to launch ..
  • Seat belt enforcement changes coming next week
    May 18, 2011
    An article highlighting a new national seat belt enforcement mobilization aimed at increasing seat belt usage across the United includes results of a study from the Wayne State University Transportation Research Group. According to the research, ma..
  • Midtown's main man
    May 18, 2011
    Wayne State University Police Chief Anthony Holt is featured in a front-page profile piece highlighting his role with the university in safeguarding Midtown. Several local community leaders and business owners lauded the WSU Police Department for i..
  • Where do Race for the Cure proceeds go?
    May 18, 2011
    The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is an event that brings tens of thousands together to raise millions of dollars and most of that money doesn\'t leave home. Twenty-five percent of all the net proceeds from the Race for the Cure go to research g..
  • Wayne State University study finds super bacteria in local meat
    May 17, 2011
    DETROIT - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that the June 2011 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases , the CDC's monthly peer-reviewed public health journal, will feature work by researchers at Wayne State Un..
  • Computer Science to be transferred to College of Engineering
    May 17, 2011
    Effective Fall 2011, the Wayne State Department of Computer Science will be transferred from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the College of Engineering.
  • Computer Science to be transferred to College of Engineering
    May 17, 2011
    Effective Fall 2011, the Wayne State Department of Computer Science will be transferred from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the College of Engineering.
  • WSU lands $750K grant to improve healthcare education options
    May 17, 2011
    Wayne State University has received a $750,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to expand the Michigan Area Education Center program. The Michigan Area Education Center is working to recruit and train more students for the health-care workforce. Th..
  • Online commentary: What Detroit can learn from entrepreneurship in Nairobi
    May 17, 2011
    This commentary piece compares business incubators for technology entrepreneurs at both Wayne State University's TechTown and Nairobi - writing that both "are redefining the cities." TechTown includes leaders from Wayne State University, DTE Ener..
  • One cup cuts blood pressure, two stave off dementia... and six reduce your skin cancer risk - the GOOD news about coffee!
    May 17, 2011
    In a story about the pros and cons of coffee drinking, a Wayne State University study is referenced showing that drinking six or more cups a day can reduce the risk of some skin cancers by 31 per cent. In the study, Wayne State researchers studied ..
  • Bookstock and WSU partner for scholarships
    May 17, 2011
    Carolyn Clifford spoke with Wayne State's Sandra Yee, dean of the School of Library and Information Science, about the university's partnership with Bookstock. Bookstock, along with contributing partners Gardner-White Furniture and Wallside Windows..
  • Roy Roberts takes over indebted Detroit Public Schools
    May 17, 2011
    Marytza Gawlik, who teaches in Wayne State University\'s Education Leadership and Policy Studies Department, commented in an article examining the role of Detroit Public Schools' newly appointed emergency manager Roy Roberts. \"It is an urban schoo..
  • Model D TV: Upmarket urban residential
    May 17, 2011
    In a video feature, Model D TV's Tom Hendrickson highlights residential and commercial activity downtown, in the Detroit Medical Center and around Wayne State University and the Cultural Center. The feature shows life in the Woodward Corridor: a co..
  • School of Medicine institution Dr. Robert Frank to address largest graduating class in school history
    May 16, 2011
    Dr. Robert Frank , who graduated from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1968 and then spent more than four decades as a faculty member and administrator at the school, will deliver the keynote address at the School of Medicine co..
  • Jewish Theological Seminary honors espoused Wayne State professors
    May 16, 2011
    DETROIT - The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) announced Wayne State professors Allen Goodman and Janet Hankin as recipients of this year's Shin Award, presented to individuals who demonstrate a commitment to Judaism and its principles ..
  • Six big kid sleep problems
    May 16, 2011
    Research from Wayne State University is included in a round-up piece examining the cause of sleep deprivation in children. A WSU study found that adults who were exposed to radiofrequency waves (similar to the ones emitted by cell phones) for three..
  • RUMBLINGS: One of our Dr. Franks will see you now
    May 15, 2011
    Even with the pending retirement in June of Robert R. Frank, the geriatrician who has been at Wayne State for 41 years, there will still be two other Robert Franks at Wayne State University's School of Medicine. Robert N. Frank, the ophthalmologist..
  • Wayne State Law School commencement
    May 15, 2011
    Wayne State's Law School commencement is noted during a weather report on local conditions.