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Wayne Law welcomes incoming class
DETROIT – Classes are in full swing for the 119 members of the incoming class at Wayne State University Law School. They hail from 33 colleges and universities, where they pursued undergraduate and graduate majors in 36 different fields of...Aug 29 2014
WSU business school welcomes all students back to campus in style
Just to be sure that new and returning students start the new year full of ample food and school spirit, the WSU School of Business Administration followed up the university’s annual FestiFall celebration with a welcome back party of its...Aug 29 2014
Wayne State extends appreciation to Windsor area alumni, prospective students with upcoming events
Wayne State University is experiencing an influx of international students thanks to our excellent academic programs, tuition initiatives, and outreach initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the classroom. Aug 29 2014
Dr. Catherine Lysack extended as Acting Dean
Provost Winters has extended Dr. Catherine Lysack. Ph.D. as Acting Dean of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences through September 30, 2014. Dean Lloyd Young, PharmD will be stepping down and retiring...Aug 29 2014
Not registered to vote? No worries, Secretary of State comes to campus
For Wayne State students and faculty who aren’t registered to vote, Michigan’s Secretary of State has you covered. On Sept. 8, the SOS’s mobile office will be parked in Gullen Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of a statewide...Aug 28 2014
Wayne Law presents top scholar awards to 2013-14 first-year students
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School recently presented its top scholar awards for 2013-14 academic coursework by first-year students. Awarded students earned the highest grades in their class sections. They are: Bankruptcy...Aug 28 2014
Art student strikes a chord with chance
Many people have a difficult time leaving things to chance. But for Wayne State art student Stephen Dueweke, chance served as the inspiration for an interactive art installation that has earned one of 25 newly minted Artist Seed Grants for...Aug 28 2014
Deadline to nominate for Marshall Memorial Fellowship is Sept. 29
Nominees for the MMF must demonstrate leadership capacity and creativity; a commitment to diversity; a desire to effect lasting change in their local communities; a commitment to transatlantic and global engagement, and remaining a steward of the...Aug 28 2014
Register for Sept. 26 Ambulance Chase 5K at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School’s annual Ambulance Chase 5K pokes fun at the stereotype of the ambulance-chasing lawyer and helps support a good cause. This year’s event will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, and...Aug 28 2014
Graduate to perform at Carnegie Hall!
  Devon Hansen, piano  Devon Hansen, who graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance in 2011 and a Master of Arts in Music in 2014, will be performing at Carnegie Hall on February 20, 2015. Devon will be the...Aug 28 2014
Wayne State extends appreciation to Windsor area alumni, prospective students with upcoming events
Wayne State is experiencing an influx of international students thanks to our excellent academic programs, tuition initiatives, and outreach initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the classroom. The university is hosting several events in...Aug 28 2014
Wayne Law alumni, professors to be honored as part of State Bar of Michigan annual meeting
Four of five Champion of Justice Awards given this year by the State Bar of Michigan will go to Wayne State University Law School alumni and professors. The Unsung Hero Award also will go to a Wayne Law alumna.Aug 28 2014
Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez-Valdivia Wins Grant Award
Dr. Rodrigo Fernandez-Valdivia is a recipient of a Grants Boost Award ($35,000 for 18 months) from the Office of the Vice President for Research.Aug 28 2014
Now available -- free Microsoft Office for Wayne State students!
C&IT is pleased to announce the launch of the Microsoft Office 365 Education Student Advantage program! Wayne State has partnered with software distributor Kivuto to offer currently registered Wayne State students a free download of...Aug 27 2014
Southern Poverty Law Center president to speak Sept. 8 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will offer a free lecture from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, at Wayne State University Law School. His presentation, “The State of Hate and Extremism in...Aug 27 2014
Law student sees poverty up close during trip to Ghana
Nothing could have prepared Blair Daniels for her experience this summer in Ghana, witnessing firsthand the conditions impoverished children face on a daily basis. “The only exposure I had back home was from commercials on TV asking for...Aug 27 2014
Dr. Rafael Fridman Awarded Sky Foundation Grant
Rafael Fridman, Ph.D., professor of pathology for the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, has been awarded a second-year $50,000 grant from Sky Foundation Inc., to fund his pancreatic cancer...Aug 27 2014
Contemporary Issues in Diagnostic Pathology Course
Wayne State University, Karmanos Cancer Institute and Detroit Medical Center are hosting a full day, post- graduate course in the field of Surgical Pathology and GU-Oncology. This is a one of a kind course geared towards clinicians and pathologists...Aug 27 2014
Crain's story on the demand for Physician Assistant's
Aug 26 2014
US News & World Reports - Best graduate schools
An employment surge is likely for physician assistans who, much like doctors, can examine patients and advise them on medical care.Aug 26 2014
Career Services Hosts 2014 MIRR Event September 23rd & 24th
Aug 26 2014
Expert to speak Sept. 4 at Wayne Law on Scotland's independence referendum
DETROIT – Thomas D. Grant, an international law expert at the University of Cambridge in England, will present “International Law and the Independence of Scotland” on Thursday, Sept. 4, at Wayne State University Law School. A...Aug 26 2014
RESOLVED - Intermittent poor performance from Wayne Connect
UPDATE -- Friday 8/29 @ 11:45am -- the vendor has adjusted the backup process and response time was much better on both Thursday and Friday.  We regret any inconvenience caused by the slow response time earlier this week....Aug 26 2014
Deadline to nominate for Marshall Memorial Fellowship is Sept. 29
Nominations for the Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) will be accepted online through 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Nominations are welcome from faculty and directors, professionals and community leaders and MMF alumni. Self-nominations are not accepted. The...Aug 26 2014
Nursing professors receive $1.1 million HRSA grant to address nursing shortage
Nursing professors Feleta Wilson and Umeika Stephens recently received a $1.1 million HHS Health Resources and Services Administration grant for their proposal, “Educating Advance Practice Nurses to Care for Individuals with Multiple Chronic...Aug 26 2014
Molecular Genetics Laboratory Acquiring Latest Technology
The Molecular Genetics Laboratory within the Division of Laboratory Genetics and Molecular Pathology in the DMC-University Laboratories is pleased to announce that the laboratory will be acquiring the latest technology to allow the development of...Aug 26 2014
PAS student becomes President of MAPA
Wayne State University Physician Assistant Studies graduate of the class of 2000, Christopher Noth, P.A.-C. is now President of the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants.Aug 25 2014
Wayne State business school welcomes Lowe Campbell Ewald COO to its Board of Visitors
The Wayne State University School of Business Administration is proud to welcome Kathleen Donald to its Board of Visitors (BOV). Donald is chief operating officer at Detroit-based advertising and marketing agency, Lowe Campbell Ewald. As COO,...Aug 25 2014