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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...

Dec 02, 2010, 10:17 ET

Ghost Bikes, Funeral Streetcars, Celebrity 'Send-Offs' Provide an Intriguing Look at Death and Burial Customs in Boneyards: Detroit Under Ground by Local Storyteller/Historian

"We are noting an impressive response as local history buffs are taking a tour of Detroit's Boneyards in historian Richard Bak's new book,...

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...

Oct 12, 2010, 10:02 ET

Federal Grant to Help Improve Access to Health Care in Michigan

Wayne State University has been awarded a two-year, $900,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to create a state-wide...

Oct 08, 2010, 16:48 ET

Majority of Michigan Residents Support Move to Graduated Income Tax, According to Wayne State University Survey

A survey released today by Wayne State University's Center for Urban Studies reveals that nearly two-thirds of Michigan adults (64.3 percent) favor...

Oct 01, 2010, 12:23 ET

Wayne State University's E2 Detroit Conference Oct. 13 to Inspire Attendees on Creating a Business in a Down Economy

Wayne State University and TechTown, WSU's business incubator, will host the sixth annual E2 Detroit conference on Wednesday, Oct. 13. This event...

Sep 29, 2010, 15:12 ET

Wayne State Researchers Showcase Detroit's Hometown Advantage at the 2010 World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit

Novel scientific research and a niche business accelerator offer stem cell researchers and companies worldwide a fast track to commercialization...

Aug 10, 2010, 12:30 ET

Wayne State University Names Former Ford Motor Company Executive Allan Gilmour as Interim President

The Wayne State University Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan D. Gilmour as interim president. Gilmour begins his...

Jun 16, 2010, 17:25 ET

Wayne State University Names Ronald T. Brown Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Today Wayne State University President Jay Noren announced the appointment of Ronald T. Brown as provost and senior vice president for academic...

Apr 01, 2010, 14:01 ET

Detroit-Based NextCAT Inc. Signs an Option Agreement for Wayne State University Biodiesel Technology

NextCAT Inc., a Detroit-based company, announced today that it has signed an option agreement for a biodiesel technology developed at the National...

Mar 31, 2010, 06:00 ET

Wayne Law To Break Ground on Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights Upon Receiving Significant Gifts

The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, will speak at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Damon J. Keith Center...

Mar 29, 2010, 09:00 ET

WDET and Detroit's Ethnic Media Partner on Major Editorial Initiative To Raise Awareness of Alarming Growth of Right Wing Extremism

WDET-FM, the Detroit public radio station owned and operated by Wayne State University, today announced an important issue-oriented collaboration...

Jan 05, 2010, 08:00 ET

Researchers from Wayne State University, University of Michigan, Harvard and UCLA Report Too Few Americans with Major Depressive Disorder Receive Adequate Care

More receive psychotherapy than medication: Study provides new detail on disparities Only about half of Americans diagnosed with major...

Jan 01, 2010, 06:00 ET

Bring 'Em Back Alive: These Words Deserve Wider Use; 'Word Warriors' Is Promoting the Return of Expressive but Neglected Words

Last year Wayne State University launched a Web site designed to recall some of the English language's most expressive words that have fallen out...

Dec 18, 2009, 06:00 ET

WDET Announces an Enhanced Program Schedule and Public Service Initiatives

Jan. 4 launch of "Support The Arts (STAR)" and WDET-TV Web site to raise visibility of Detroit arts and culture, harness Detroit-centric...

Dec 03, 2009, 15:00 ET

Wayne State Researchers Report a Possible 'Proofreading' Step in DNA Synthesis by Observing Single Molecules of DNA Polymerase

Research could lead to an understanding of how accurate DNA replication occurs to prevent mutations known to result in cancer and genetic...

Nov 11, 2009, 10:29 ET

Wayne State University Spin-off, SenSound, and Revware, Inc. Announce Launch of New Product for Resolving Noise and Sound Problems in Wide Range of Products and Industries

SenSound, LLC and its digitizer manufacturing partner, Revware, Inc., announced today the launch of SenCAH, a product that combines SenSound's...

Oct 06, 2009, 11:30 ET

Wayne State University to Lead $6.25 Million NIH Research Program on One of the Most Common Inherited Neurological Disorders: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

The National Institutes of Health announced yesterday a second phase of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network totaling $117 million...