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Oct 12, 2011, 12:00 ET TechTown and the Export-Import Bank of the United States Partner to Boost Exports, Create Jobs in Michigan

For the first time in history, Detroit business owners will have a unique advantage entering the global marketplace as the result of a newly...


Sep 20, 2011, 11:04 ET Wayne Law Celebrates Grand Opening of Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights Oct. 19

Wayne State University Law School is proud to celebrate the grand opening of the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at 10 a.m. on Wednesday,...


Sep 14, 2011, 13:57 ET Wayne State University Partners with Toyota on Safety Research

Projects aimed at driver distraction, safety of children and seniors Two Wayne State University research groups have teamed up with the Toyota...


Aug 29, 2011, 11:38 ET Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, Best-selling Author Marc Freedman and TIAA-CREF President and CEO Roger Ferguson Explore the Changing Face of Retirement at Wayne State's FOCIS Conference Sept. 15-16

National experts shed light on baby boomer employment trends in Michigan Wayne State University welcomes three recognized experts to its Detroit...


Aug 15, 2011, 09:27 ET Weight Loss Supplement Developed by Wayne State University Professors to Sell at Meijer Stores

Safe and effective fiber-based Mirafit offers hope for tackling obesity in Midwest After years of research and testing, a dietary supplement...


Jul 14, 2011, 11:53 ET Gov. Rick Snyder, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Discuss Immigration and Michigan's Economic Future During New Michigan Media Conference at Wayne State

New Michigan Media, a network of ethnic and minority media throughout the state, will host a conference focused on the role of immigration in the...


May 31, 2011, 14:05 ET TechTown and Wayne State Launch New College Internship Program to Boost Talent in High-Tech Companies

Move expedites business creation and tech commercialization while attracting and retaining educated youth in Detroit Wayne State University is...


May 10, 2011, 12:07 ET Wayne State University Researchers Find New Way to Examine Major Depressive Disorder in Children

A landmark study by scientists at Wayne State University published in the May 6, 2011, issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, the most...


Mar 25, 2011, 08:30 ET Wayne State University and Detroit Public TV Launch New Midtown Studio

Historic partnership brings public television production back to Detroit with original, local programming and hands-on training for students...


Mar 24, 2011, 09:57 ET Wayne State and Macomb Community College Sign Historic "Honors WayneDirect" and "Honors Transfer" Agreement

WSU's Irvin D. Reid Honors College will offer on-site courses and Presidential scholarships to high-achieving Macomb Community College students...


Mar 15, 2011, 10:17 ET Wayne State University Announces Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program

Wayne State University announced today the launch of the Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program to advance the renewal of Detroit.  With...


Mar 09, 2011, 15:33 ET Michigan's Major Public Universities Premiere Collaborative Film "Appleville"

Michigan film students are doing their part to boost the state's film industry, and their hard work is about to show. On Wednesday, March 30,...


Feb 17, 2011, 16:56 ET Statement to the Media Regarding Governor Snyder’s Higher Education Budget

The following is a statement by President Allan Gilmour, Wayne State University: Michigan is faced with serious financial challenges.  We...


Jan 24, 2011, 11:32 ET Wayne State University Names Carolyn Shields Dean of the College of Education

Shields joins WSU from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Wayne State Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Ronald...


Jan 18, 2011, 16:00 ET Wayne State University Names Allan Gilmour 11th President

The Board of Governors has ended its search for a permanent President, and has unanimously elected Allan Gilmour to serve as the 11th President of...


Jan 12, 2011, 08:00 ET Wayne State University Researchers Determine Quake's Effect on Mortality and Well-Being of Port-Au-Prince Residents

Data collected pre- and post-quake used in UN Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Four months after Michigan researchers conducted interviews in the...


Jan 05, 2011, 14:22 ET Wayne State University Receives $10,000 to Support Michigan Israel Business Bridge Internships

Wayne State University's School of Business Administration received $10,000 to award to students who participate in the Michigan Israel Business...


Dec 16, 2010, 15:41 ET 'Leaders on Leadership' Television Series to Air on WCMU and Across Michigan

Beginning January 2011, television viewers in mid- and northern Michigan will get an opportunity to delve into the minds and motives of business...


Nov 19, 2010, 13:06 ET Wayne State Offers College Grads in STEM Fields $30K to Make a Difference in Detroit's Underserved Schools

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship transitions dedicated career changers into teaching Wayne State University is...


Nov 04, 2010, 11:08 ET Wayne State University Study Shows Teens Provide Socially Acceptable Responses Even in the Face of Impending Drug Testing

A recent study by researchers at Wayne State University showed that both teens and parents substantially underreported drug use, even when they had...