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May 07, 2009, 06:00 ET Wayne State Hosts MovingMedia Student Film Festival May 22-24, 2009; Accepting Student Entries Until Friday, May 8

Wayne State University in Detroit will host the MovingMedia Student Film Festival May 22-24. The festival showcases the work of Wayne State...


May 07, 2009, 06:00 ET Law School Students Benefit from New $6,000 Public Interest Law Fellowships in Detroit and D.C.

Rita Subhedar, a second-year Wayne State University Law School student, is headed to Washington, D.C., this summer thanks to Wayne Law's newly...


Apr 30, 2009, 09:00 ET Wayne State University and Children's Hospital of Michigan Research Team Discover Chemical That Plays a Major Role in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Faculty from the University of Michigan, University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto key collaborators in study Wayne State...


Apr 27, 2009, 12:27 ET Wayne State University's College of Engineering Installs First-Of-Its-Kind, Small Wind Energy Turbine in North America

Wayne State University has erected a Franklin Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) -- the first small wind energy turbine of its kind in North America...


Apr 27, 2009, 09:00 ET Danto Engineering Development Center Jump-Starts Michigan's 'New Economy'

Wayne State University's College of Engineering today announced the official opening of the Marvin I. Danto Engineering Development Center (EDC)....


Apr 14, 2009, 11:46 ET Conference Examines Strategies For Closing the Academic Achievement Gap Affecting African-American Children

Wayne State University and University of South Carolina host venue for researchers to present cutting edge research in early childhood programs and...


Mar 26, 2009, 15:42 ET Wayne State University Scientists ID New Biomarker for Prostate Cancer

Researchers at Wayne State University have identified a new marker for prostate cancer progression that may one day lead to new...


Mar 17, 2009, 09:00 ET EXT Life Sciences Announces New Biotech Treatment that Tackles Root Cause of Graying Hair

Breakthrough Comes as Scientific Community Intensifies Anti-Aging Research EXT Life Sciences, Inc., a biotechnology start-up company spun off from...


Mar 05, 2009, 09:00 ET Wayne State 'Financial Aid Stimulus' Gives Needed Boost to Up to 8,000 Undergrads

One-time investment doubles need-based financial aid for all freshmen and high-achieving scholars; offers four years of debt-free tuition for more...


Feb 16, 2009, 16:21 ET Wayne County Partners With TechTown to Launch Global Stem Cell 'Innovation and Commercialization Lab'

2,500-square-foot 'open lab' will serve as international hub for collaborative research, biotech start-ups TechTown, the Wayne State University...


Feb 09, 2009, 13:19 ET New Leadership Propels WDET Into National Arena With Fresh Talk-Show, Music Programming That Gives Detroiters a 'Voice' to Tell Their Story

Wayne State-owned public radio station actively fulfills university's urban, community engagement mission WDET-FM, the Detroit public radio...


Feb 03, 2009, 11:27 ET Wayne State Concludes First Capital Campaign With Record-Setting Benchmark of Nearly $900 Million

Wayne First raises critical funds for student programs and scholarships, campus improvements and faculty research Far surpassing its $500 million...


Nov 10, 2008, 08:00 ET Wayne State University Math Corps Summer Camp Illuminates Path for Success in Urban Education in 'It All Adds Up'

Academy Award winning Sue Marx Films documentary debuts Nov. 17 on PBS Station WTVS-Channel 56. On November 17, 2008, at 10:30 p.m., Detroit...


Nov 07, 2008, 12:14 ET First Study of War-Related Mental Disorders Among Iraqis 10 Years Post-Gulf War Published by Researchers at Wayne State University and Basrah University, Iraq

A team of researchers from Wayne State University, in collaboration with Basrah Medical College in Basrah, Iraq, released a study published in The...


Mar 31, 2008, 01:00 ET Wayne State University Launches Research Center to Improve Human Conditions Locally, Regionally, Nationally and Internationally

DETROIT, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University's School of Social Work (SSW) has launched The Center for Social Work...


Mar 24, 2008, 01:00 ET WDET Honored With Awards From the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the Michigan Associated Press

DETROIT, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WDET has been recognized for broadcast excellence with four awards from the Michigan Association of...


Dec 10, 2007, 00:00 ET Detroit Public Radio Rewarding Donors With Auto Show Tickets During WDET's Holiday Membership Drive on Dec. 13

DETROIT, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WDET 101.9FM Detroit Public Radio is offering free tickets to the 2008 North American International...


Oct 30, 2007, 01:00 ET TechTown's GradeCheck Celebrates National Launch of NCAA Qualifying Tool

DETROIT, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One out of every three high school seniors who apply to play a sport at an NCAA university is...


Jul 02, 2007, 01:00 ET Wayne State University School of Medicine Names Dr. Valerie M. Parisi as Vice Dean

DETROIT, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wayne State University School of Medicine today announces the appointment of Valerie M. Parisi, M.D.,...


Feb 05, 2007, 00:00 ET Research Suggests Natrecor(R) (Nesiritide) Improves Postoperative Renal Function and Potentially Enhances Survival After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

DETROIT, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Natrecor(R) (nesiritide) may be beneficial in the prevention of renal dysfunction after coronary artery bypass...