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Advances in the sensitivity of automated live-dead detection of organisms in ballast water to be presented at an international conference
Osama Alian will be the lead author in June 2016 at the International Association of Great Lakes Research meeting in Guelph, Ontario, presenting recent advances in the sensitivity and breadth of organisms detected with AFIDD, an Automated...Feb 12 2016
Wayne Law again wins Jessup international law Midwest regional
DETROIT – For the second consecutive year and the third time in the past four years, Wayne State University Law School’s team won the U.S. Midwest Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. Wayne Law’s team...Feb 12 2016
Wayne Law hosts Michigan Court of Appeals oral arguments
Photo attached: The Michigan Court of Appeals conducted oral arguments Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Wayne State University Law School. Prior to the oral arguments, several judges attended a reception with Wayne Law students and faculty. Enjoying the event...Feb 12 2016
Soul Food Café among Wayne Law’s Black History Month events
Photo attached: As part of several of its events planned for Black History Month, Wayne State University Law School’s Black Law Students Association presented the Annual Soul Food Café on Thursday, Feb. 11. Catered by Faustina’s Creole and...Feb 12 2016
Get involved like a boss at BOSS Day
The Mike Ilitch School of Business’ Business Student Senate has announced the details of its next “BOSS Day,” a recurring event that encourages students to get involved with business organizations and student services (or BOSS). The event is...Feb 12 2016
Couples find love connections on campus
College campuses are known as the quintessential gathering places for intellectual conversation and discovery. They’re also a perfect place to discover the love of your life. From President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to Prince...Feb 11 2016
Wayne State M.S.W. student bringing social work to Syria
During a humanitarian crisis, social workers are among the first responders of community health, mobilizing quickly to help those afflicted by violence, hunger and homelessness connect with critical resources to support their physical and mental...Feb 11 2016
Mid-Central AHEC Regional Center Works with CMU's Future Doctors to Help Youngsters Dream Big
Feb 11 2016
How WSU and CCS transformed from commuter schools into 24-hour campus communities
Feb 11 2016
Civil engineering department chair discusses "superstreets" in Florida
"Superstreets, also known as restricted crossing U-turn intersections, usually are met with apprehension, said Joseph Hummer, a professor and chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Wayne State University in...Feb 11 2016
Information on the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
New IRS Form – Coming Soon! By March 31, 2016, you will receive a new IRS tax form (Form 1095-C) from Wayne State University.  Individuals who were employed full-time for one or more months during 2015 will receive this Form, which provides...Feb 11 2016
Social Work Doctoral Student Spotlight: Improving outcomes for court-involved babies and toddlers
Tina Ann Dykehouse Improving outcomes for court-involved babies and toddlers Professional Biography   Tina’s training, research, and practice experience centers on the psychosocial health and well-being of very young children....Feb 11 2016
WSU College of Education Center for School Health and Building Health Communities invites Michigan Schools to apply for Statewide Program to Improve Health and Prevent Childhood Obesity
We invite all Michigan schools, grades K-12, to apply for the 2016-2017 Building Healthy Communities.   Building Healthy Communities is a school-wide initiative that works with schools and their communities to teach kids healthy habits and...Feb 10 2016
URC added $17.5 billion to Michigan’s economy
Feb 10 2016
Wayne State University first lady Jacqueline Wilson to be honored with Michigan Women’s History Month
Wayne State University first lady Jacqueline Wilson to be honored with Michigan Women’s History MonthFeb 10 2016
Michigan Governor Snyder aims to restore higher education funding to 2011 levels
Feb 10 2016
First 30 fall 2016 freshmen to join Warriors Business Community earn $2,000 toward housing
This fall, being a resident of the Warriors Business Community can really pay off, with $2,000 housing scholarships offered to the first 30 newly admitted fall 2016 freshman business majors who sign up.Feb 10 2016
International lawyer for Ford to speak Feb. 16 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – A Wayne State University Law School alumna will speak about her career as an international lawyer with Ford Motor Co., focusing on export control issues and international aspects of the automobile industry Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the law...Feb 9 2016
Fat Tuesday treat is tasty on snowy morning
Rachel Hackett (right) was among streams of students and faculty walking from all corners of campus to Manoogian Hall in pursuit of pączki, a rich doughnut filled with jelly, sold by the Polish Culture Club in celebration of Fat Tuesday.  Nicole...Feb 9 2016
Ilitch gift to WSU among Chronicle of Philanthropy's top 50 of 2015
The $40 million gift to Wayne State University by Mike and Marian Ilitch ranks No. 47 on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual ranking of the 50 Americans who donated the most to charity last year. The pledge by the Little Caesars Pizza founders...Feb 9 2016
Dr. Jeffery Kentor to serve as chair of Wayne State University's Department of Sociology
Wayne M. Raskind, dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, recently announced that Jeffrey Kentor, Ph.D., will serve as chair of the Department of Sociology.Feb 9 2016
Grad Student Jason Revoir Wins Retention Scholarship
Jason Revoir, 36, has won a campus-wide retention scholarship of $2,800 for his master’s in public relations and organizational communication at Wayne State.    Revoir is in his second year of graduate school, and said he...Feb 9 2016
Former Detroit CFO Jack Martin to deliver 2016 Richard H. Austin Lecture for Accounting Excellence
Wayne State University’s Mike Ilitch School of Business will host its Richard H. Austin Lecture Series for Accounting Excellence at McGregor Memorial Conference Center on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Workshops begin at 10 a.m. and the keynote and...Feb 9 2016
Model D: How WSU and CCS Transformed from Commuter Schools into 24-Hour Campus Communities
Feb 9 2016
Thomas Reed, Associate Director of Michigan AHEC, Achieving Success in Graduate Certificate Program
Taking what is learned in class and applying it to your job is part of Thomas Reed’s experience studying for a graduate certificate in Health Communication.    A graduate certificate is different than studying for a...Feb 9 2016
Warrior Student Profile: Katie Pusz, Vice President of Chapter Development for PRSSA
Katie Pusz, 21, is the Vice President of Chapter Development for the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). PRSSA is a student organization that gives public relations students opportunities outside of class to improve their skills and...Feb 9 2016
Levin Center at Wayne Law co-director named to international list
Elise Bean, co-director of the Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, was named to Global Tax 50, a list of 50 people and organizations who most influenced tax policy in 2015. Each year since 2011, International Tax Review,...Feb 9 2016
WSU agreement with TRImaran Pharma for novel class of drugs for PTSD, depression, ADHD and other neurological disorders
Feb 9 2016
Apply now for WSU private scholarship funds
Wayne State University’s 2016-17 Private Scholarship Application is now available to all incoming and returning students. These scholarships are available to students in any major, and there are a variety of scholarship awards available for both...Feb 9 2016
Attorneys discuss litigation over Flint water crisis at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Attorneys working on class-action lawsuits spoke about current efforts in the Flint water crisis Thursday, Feb. 4, as part of the Wayne State University Law School Alumni Speaker Series. Featured speakers were: Michael Pitt,...Feb 9 2016