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Human rights legal expert to speak Nov. 11 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – A draft treaty to address crimes against humanity will be the topic of a free lecture Tuesday, Nov. 11, sponsored by the Program for International Studies at Wayne State University Law School. Leila Sadat, an internationally...Oct 31 2014
Wayne State MBA student makes the Michigan Chronicle's 40 under 40 African American Leaders list
Congratulations to School of Business Administration student Brittany Washington. She was named one of the Michigan Chronicle's 40 under 40 African American Leaders. Washington is currently enrolled in the M.B.A program. Washington is the...Oct 31 2014
Flights Cancelled - O'Hare Due to Weather
Oct 31 2014
"Discover Your Major" Fair
DISCOVER YOUR MAJOR!!! On behalf of the University Advising Center & Alumni Relations, we would like to invite you to participate in our “Discover Your Major” event. This event will take place Thursday, November...Oct 31 2014
ENGAGE 2015 to host UN Global Compact Social Responsibility Brunch
The Wayne State University School of Business, in association with the United Nations Global Compact and Mainstay Capital Management, will host the UN Global Compact Social Responsibility Brunch on Friday, March 27, 2015, at the ENGAGE...Oct 31 2014
Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014
Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 On August 7, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Choice Act.  Technical revisions to the Choice Act now allows certain surviving spouses to take advantage of...Oct 30 2014
JAMES JACKSON appointed by President Obama to serve on the National Science Board
Oct 30 2014
Electrical & Computer Engineering Department Chair Travels to Latvia and Lithuania
Mumtaz Usmen, professor of civil and environmental engineering and interim chair of electrical and computer engineering, traveled to Latvia and Lithuania in September for a series of lectures on construction safety, quality and productivity...Oct 30 2014
Network Services Help Desk to merge with C&IT Help Desk 11/3
Beginning Monday, November 3, 2014, the Network Services Help Desk will join the C&IT Help Desk to better serve you. At that time the Network Services Help Desk phone number (313) 577-1977 will no longer be available. The C&IT...Oct 30 2014
UHS, C2 Pipeline after-school program featured in C&G newspaper
University High School has partnered with Wayne State University to run the C2 Pipeline after-school program to help prepare students for college and, eventually, a career. UHS is one of 15 metro Detroit schools to have the program funded for...Oct 30 2014
Mortuary Science opens doors and possibilities to students
When Lisa Malear walked into her first Mortuary Science Open House nearly four years ago, she noticed it wasn’t just about being a funeral director or working with the deceased. Instead, it encompassed anatomy, psychology, cosmetology,...Oct 30 2014
Business school welcomes new undergraduate advisor
Heather Laskos is the newest academic advisor in the Wayne State University School of Business Administration. Laskos, who will primarily advise undergraduate accounting students, earned her Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from...Oct 30 2014
Wayne State technology licensed by RetroSense Therapeutics gets green light for orphan drug designation for retinitis pigmentosa treatment
Oct 30 2014
JOB OPPORTUNITY for individual interested in data management
Oct 30 2014
Learn about study abroad opportunities at the SBA Study Abroad Fair
It's that time of year again. Join us on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Prentis Fishbowl for the School of Business Administration Study Abroad Fair. Next summer's destinations include China, Central Europe and Italy. All business...Oct 29 2014
Internal Funding Announcement: request for pilot project proposals from the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors - LOI's due Nov. 4
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) P30 ES020957 "Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES)" announces a request for pilot project proposals. CURES is a cross-campus, community-centered...Oct 29 2014
Alternate registration instructions from C&IT if Schedule of Classes is down
Students trying to register for Winter 2015 classes have reported slow response time from the Schedule of Classes at classschedule.wayne.edu. C&IT is aware of the system problem and we are working to restore normal service. In the meantime,...Oct 29 2014
Wayne Law professor speaks at World Trade Organization
Wayne State University Law School Professor Julia Qin gave an Oct. 8 presentation at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, commenting on its Appellate Body’s recent decision in the China – Rare Earths case. About 70 people,...Oct 29 2014
Epsilon Phi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi recognized as "Distinguished Chapter" for 2013-14
The WSU Epsilon Phi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honors organization for financial information students and professionals, was recognized by its national office as a Distinguished Chapter for 2014. To achieve that status, an...Oct 29 2014
M-1 Rail construction to hinder traffic on Putnam and Woodward; Structure 6 to remain open
Beginning on Monday, Nov. 3, construction for the M1-Rail project will hinder motor vehicle traffic on Putnam Street, west of Woodward Avenue. DTE Energy work taking place at the intersection of Woodward Avenue at Putnam Street will prohibit...Oct 29 2014
Retina study results will enhance, speed treatment decisions for eye diseases
Oct 29 2014
WSU to host university-wide grad open house Nov. 13
Wayne State is hosting Graduate Open House on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the university’s Welcome Center. Prospective students can speak with program representatives while learning about the more than 200 graduate programs offered across the...Oct 29 2014
Stephanie Link explains IBM, Twitter deal
ENGAGE Panelist Stephanie Link, Chief Investment Officer, TheStreet, Inc., talks IBM and Twitter data deal.Oct 29 2014
Detroit Diesel to Recruit ME and EE Majors on Campus November 13th
Oct 28 2014
Class assignment leads student to help Detroit's underserved
Andrew Michail isn’t the type of person to create an idea and not bring it to life. When asked during his freshman year to devise a plan to change Detroit, Michail was perplexed that the assignment didn’t ask him to do anything with...Oct 28 2014
Wayne Law retiree benefits expert files U.S. Supreme Court brief
DETROIT – How to construe the duration of retiree health care benefits under collective bargaining agreements is before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Wayne State University Law School Associate Professor Susan Cancelosi is weighing...Oct 28 2014
Security tip from WSU C&IT - the WSU Phish Report
We're posting weekly tips on how to protect yourself from phishing attacks this October for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Check out more information here and visit our security website anytime at security.wayne.edu. Have you...Oct 27 2014