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Deadline for CORD proposals extended to January 12, 2015
The deadline for submission of proposals to present at the Conference on Research Directions (CORD) in May 2015 has been extended to January 12, 2015.  This is a bi-annuaal conference sponsored by ISAAC.  The proposal cover sheet and...Dec 19 2014
Winter Break Support Hours at C&IT
Holiday closure at Wayne State is almost here and we want to remind everybody that C&IT keeps the same schedule as the rest of the university. The Help Desk, the PC Clinic, the Software Clearinghouse, and Academic Technology Support (for...Dec 18 2014
Wayne State College of Nursing aims to restore depleted mental health care
Two professors from the Wayne State University College of Nursing will play a significant role in expanding Michigan’s mental health care workforce, particularly in the area of psychiatric nursing education.   Feleta Wilson, Ph.D.,...Dec 18 2014
Study conducted by EACPHS researchers reveals mature motorists worse at texting and driving
Dec 18 2014
Wayne Law launches independent, apprentice-model law firm
DETROIT – A new, independent law firm hatched by Wayne State University Law School will help new attorneys move forward and assist Detroit entrepreneurs with growing their businesses and being part of the city’s economic comeback. The...Dec 18 2014
Wayne State University study reveals mature motorists worse at texting and driving
Detroit– A Wayne State University interdisciplinary research team in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has made a surprising discovery: older, more mature motorists — who typically are better drivers in many...Dec 18 2014
Engineering student comes to the U.S. to continue a family legacy of learning at Wayne State University
Four years ago, Sarah Mourad was living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and had a big decision to make. Following her dream of becoming an engineer meant that she would have to cross an ocean and study in a town and country that she was not familiar...Dec 18 2014
The dual-role clarification for grad students and postdoctoral trainees
Dec 18 2014
The dual-role clarification for grad students and postdoctoral trainees
Dec 18 2014
Professor Helene J. Krouse receives accolades for nursing expertise
Wayne State University College of Nursing professor Helene J. Krouse, Ph.D., has received numerous recent honors for her scholarly work in the area of otorhinolaryngology (ORL) nursing — commonly referred to as ear, nose and throat...Dec 18 2014
Shutdown of the WINS - begins Jan 25
What is changing? C&IT is preparing to shut down the WINS (Windows Internet Name Service) at Wayne State University.     Why is it changing? WINS is an obsolete computer naming service, provided by Microsoft, which has been...Dec 18 2014
Mellody Hobson to speak at Mackinac Policy Conference
President of Ariel Investments joins keynote lineup for annual conference in 2015.Dec 17 2014
College of Engineering graduates twin brothers ready to succeed as civil engineers
When twin brothers Matthew and Kevin Hughes were deciding which university to attend after high school, they both knew one thing: they were better together. “It was natural for both of us to end up going into the same degree program;...Dec 17 2014
Blackboard will be UNAVAILABLE early morning on Sunday, December 21
Summary WSU Computing & Information Technology staff will be performing an upgrade to Blackboard.  Blackboard will be unavailable on Sunday, December 21, from 12:01 a.m. – 8:00...Dec 17 2014
Wayne Law student faces danger in Ferguson as observer for National Lawyers Guild
Law student Nicholas Klaus, a trained and veteran observer for the National Lawyers Guild, had never found himself in the kind of danger he experienced in November in Ferguson, Mo.Dec 17 2014
ACLU of Michigan awards Wayne Law professor Hammer
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter Hammer was honored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan on Monday, Dec. 15, at the organization’s celebration of the Bill of Rights ratification. “This...Dec 17 2014
CAPS wishes the Wayne State Community a joyous New Year!
Dec 17 2014
C&IT Computer Repair and Support Relocating to 799 Student Center
Dec 16 2014
Thank you for making Wilson's Winter Carnival memorable, magical
The Office of Special Events and Services would like to thank all Wayne State University staff and faculty who attended President Wilson’s Winter Carnival on Thursday, Dec. 11.  A festive time was had by all, especially those who took...Dec 16 2014
The Detroit hustle: When love for the city goes beyond the 9-to-5
Dec 16 2014
Two Wayne Law students to compete in Diversity Moot Court Competition semifinals
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School students Candice Coats and Arius Webb have been selected to compete in the American Bar Association Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition semifinals. The third-year students formed...Dec 16 2014
Events Disrupting Travel in Countries
Dec 16 2014
Sandra Narayanan, MD, FAHA, Named as AHA Fellow
Dec 15 2014
ENGAGE Executive Director speaks about how the price of oil contributed to stock market selloffs
David Kudla says the effects of low oil prices are a part of capitalism.Dec 15 2014
Choral ensembles announce Winter 2015 auditions
Specific information for those wanting to audition for Concert Chorale:  Concert Chorale Auditions will take place on Sunday, January 11 from 3-6pm. Please email Dr. Andrew Kreckmann (andrew.kreckmann@wayne.edu) to reserve an audition...Dec 15 2014
ENGAGE Speaker shares her top three retail stocks and hopes for 2015
Stephanie Link, chief investment officer for TheStreet, Inc., says jobs and wages will increase in the new year.Dec 15 2014
SPSS Products for 2015
SPSS software products for 2015 are now available for purchase on the Software Clearinghouse website. Current licenses expire December 31, 2014. To maintain uninterrupted use of the software, users must renew before expiration. This software...Dec 15 2014
Affordable Care Act increases reliance on emergency rooms, WSU study finds
Detroit – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may have provided health care insurance to an estimated 20 million Americans who lacked coverage, but it has not eased the demand on the nation’s emergency departments. In fact,...Dec 15 2014