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Mar 08, 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...


Feb 29, 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...


Feb 16, 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...


Jan 31, 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...


Dec 21, 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...


Dec 13, 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...


Oct 18, 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...


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...


Apr 21, 2011, 09:00 ET Wayne State University Chosen as Michigan's Sole Participant in EcoCAR 2

A team of Wayne State University students from the College of Engineering have been chosen to participate in EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future, a...


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,...