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02 May, 2017, 16:14 ET Wayne State University receives $7.5 million NIH renewal for environmental center

Wayne State University received notice from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health of the...


19 Dec, 2016, 14:12 ET Wayne State University invites public comment as part of accreditation process

Wayne State University invites the public to submit comments related to the quality of the university and its academic programs as part of a...


15 Nov, 2016, 13:51 ET WDET-FM launching Created Equal podcast, Nov. 18

Despite progress, in many ways the United States remains a nation of haves and have-nots when it comes to income, education and health. And it...


14 Feb, 2013, 18:08 ET National Institutes of Health awards Wayne State University 10-year contract to host and support Perinatology Research Branch of NICHD

 Wayne State University officials announced today that the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of...


07 Feb, 2013, 09:55 ET Detroit seeking more young professionals to continue revitalization

 The Detroit Revitalization Fellows Program is looking for a few more good men and women to help advance the renewal of Detroit and build upon...


09 Jan, 2013, 11:03 ET Former U.S. representative and NBC news analyst Harold Ford Jr. to keynote Wayne State's annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

Proceeds support local schools through the Adopt-A-Classroom initiative  Former U.S. representative and NBC news analyst Harold Ford...


11 Dec, 2012, 08:03 ET Wayne State University experts available to comment on right-to-work legislation

 With the recent anticipated passage of right-to-work legislation in the Michigan House and Senate, Wayne State University offers experts to...


19 Nov, 2012, 14:12 ET Wayne State University receives $5 million gift to support medical students and advance adult literacy in Detroit

 Wayne State University has received a $5 million gift from Mort and Brigitte Harris to create scholarships for the School of Medicine and...


04 May, 2012, 10:00 ET TechTown's Con/Vida receives grant for Brazilian art show

Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints to premiere at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Con/Vida: Popular Arts of the...


01 May, 2012, 11:27 ET Detroit, The City: What's Next? FOCIS empowers Detroiters to weigh in on the city's most pressing issues through 'CitizenDetroit' initiative

Wayne State University's Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS) will launch a series of community workshops to educate high-performance...


01 May, 2012, 10:20 ET The Meijer Foundation announces significant support for the Made in Michigan Writers Series at Wayne State University Press

The Meijer Foundation has announced a $500,000 grant to be paid over five years to support the Made in Michigan Writers Series, published by Wayne...


20 Apr, 2012, 06:00 ET Dr. Derek Wildman Completes Genome Sequence of Great Ape Living With Humans

 A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher is one step closer to understanding the genetic basis that enable bonobos, one of...


20 Mar, 2012, 12:14 ET Wayne State's Confucius Institute Hosts Fourth Annual Michigan China Quiz Bowl for Middle and High School Students

 Middle and high school students across Michigan are invited to test their knowledge of Chinese language, culture and geography during the...


13 Mar, 2012, 14:42 ET Children at Risk for Schizophrenia Show Disordered Brain Networks in Childhood, Adolescence, Wayne State University Researchers Say

 A team of neuroscientists led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor has discovered stark developmental differences...


08 Mar, 2012, 12:48 ET Urban Science Announces $1 Million Endowment to Wayne State For Col. Gregory Gadson Scholarship For Wounded Warriors

Award provides veterans with up to $50,000 annually for engineering, entrepreneurial education at Wayne State University ­Global...


29 Feb, 2012, 13:58 ET Wayne State University's School of Social Work to host Cyber Summit March 8

       CyberMentors tackle online bullying at high school and college levels  The Internet doesn't...


16 Feb, 2012, 10:08 ET Wayne State Research Reveals Improved Method for Paramedics To Stop Prolonged Seizures

Drug delivery directly into muscle using an autoinjector is faster and may be more effective in stopping prolonged seizures, according to a study...


31 Jan, 2012, 09:09 ET Ethics Concerns at 30-year High for Future Business Leaders

 A new study to be published in the Journal of Business Ethics finds that ethical concerns among future business leaders are at a 30-year...


21 Dec, 2011, 09:00 ET Political Strategist and Author Donna Brazile to Deliver Keynote During Wayne State's Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Event proceeds support Detroit area schools  Renowned political strategist, author and syndicated columnist Donna Brazile will...


13 Dec, 2011, 08:00 ET Nanoparticles Help Researchers Deliver Steroids to Retina

Research at Wayne State University, Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins offers potential treatment for macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa...


18 Oct, 2011, 14:54 ET RetroSense Therapeutics Announces License Agreement With Wayne State University for Breakthrough Approaches to Vision Restoration

RetroSense Therapeutics, LLC, a Michigan-based company, announced that it has executed its exclusive, worldwide option and signed a license...


12 Oct, 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...


20 Sep, 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,...


14 Sep, 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...


29 Aug, 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...