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Stephen M. Lanier appointed as Wayne State University vice president for research
DETROIT — After a nationwide search, Stephen M. Lanier has been appointed Wayne State University’s vice president for research, effective June 16, 2014. Lanier is currently the associate provost for research and professor of cell and...Apr 22 2014
WSU College of Nursing and Oakland Community College partner to put ADN grads on fast track to BSN
Graduates of the Oakland Community College’s associate degree program in nursing can earn their Wayne State University College of Nursing BSN in as little as five semesters with minimal duplication of courses. All classes are held in Oakland...Apr 22 2014
Wayne Law clinic works to protect public health from pet coke piles
Students in Wayne State University Law School’s Transnational Environmental Law Clinic have been at the forefront of research and action into concerns about storing mountains of petroleum coke near local rivers and residential areas. Pet...Apr 22 2014
MI-AHEC Co-Program Director Dennis Tsilimingras discusses physician shortage in The Detroit News
Apr 21 2014
School of Medicine students honored in campus-wide research exhibition
Apr 21 2014
Whistleblower Protection Program
Whistleblower Protection Program Pilot Program for Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections The National Defense Authorization Act, P.L. 112-239 (PDF) (NDAA) established a pilot program for the...Apr 21 2014
Cognos to be installed during normal maintenance window on 4/27
We have a new point release for Cognos being installed in production on Sunday, April 27, during C&IT’s normal maintenance window of 2 a.m. – 8 a.m.  No Cognos reports will be able to run during this...Apr 21 2014
WSU School of Social Work
WSU health disparities expert seeks to increase breast cancer screening among Arab women A researcher with Wayne State’s School of Social Work is embarking on the first-ever study comparing cultural barriers to breast cancer screening in...Apr 21 2014
College of Nursing partners with Friendship House for diaper and baby bath drive
Nursing faculty and students are participating in a community baby shower for mothers-to-be who have very few resources. The shower will be hosted by Friendship House on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. During the baby shower, nursing instructors Kate...Apr 21 2014
Nursing students elected to international honor society
The nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)—Lambda chapter inducted 52 new members on April 16, 2014. The Lambda chapter is based at Wayne State University’s College of Nursing. Twenty-four undergraduate...Apr 21 2014
The future of high-speed rail in the U.S. and beyond: Wayne State receives grant to examine development of high-speed rail in the U.S.
DETROIT – Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Drexel University, has launched a two-and-a-half-year study of the imagination — or l'imaginaire  — of high-speed rail (HSR) in America....Apr 21 2014
WSU's and DPTV's 'MetroArts Detroit' debuts third season 6/18...
Apr 21 2014
Wayne State to offer country's first college course on historic Detroit comeback
As the story of Detroit’s historic transformation continues to twist and turn through its courtrooms, boardrooms and neighborhoods, Wayne State University today announced it will offer the country’s first university-level course on the...Apr 20 2014
What Can I Do With This Major?
Learn about different career areas, employers, information/strategies and more about your specific major.Apr 18 2014
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Charity Fashion Show coming Sunday, September 7, 2014
Charity Fashion Show coming Sunday, September 7, 2014Apr 18 2014
Volunteers needed for HIGH Program Committees
Volunteers needed for HIGH Program Committees.  If interested please contact Celia Williams, Executive Assistant at (313) 577-9933.Apr 18 2014
Cody students to present solutions to Detroit issues May 9 at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Leaders and residents will hear solutions for critical issues facing Detroit from high school students of the Cody Academy of Public Leadership during a symposium Friday, May 9, at Wayne State University Law School. The event,...Apr 18 2014
Equal Justice Initiative founder to get honorary degree, speak May 12 at Wayne Law Commencement
DETROIT – Bryan A. Stevenson, one of America’s leading social justice and human rights attorneys, will receive an honorary degree and serve as keynote speaker Monday, May 12, at Wayne State University Law School’s...Apr 18 2014
Dr. Markova appointed interim chair of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Apr 17 2014
School of Medicine freshmen spend spring break gaining hands-on training during overseas missions
The first year of medical school lays the critical foundation for clinical success, but the intensive hours spent in lectures and libraries can often leave students yearning for a taste of real-world practice. So it’s not surprising that...Apr 17 2014
Nursing professor Nancy George named Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
A nurse practitioner leader who has made outstanding contributions to health care through education and policy, nursing professor Nancy George was recently named a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). A top health...Apr 17 2014
Executive & Professional Development Welcomes New Associate Director
Apr 16 2014
WSU's Elaine L. Jacob Gallery presents PRAXIS through 6/27...
Apr 16 2014
Wayne Law Moot Court elects officers for 2014-15
DETROIT – Seven second-year students have been elected as Wayne State University Law School Moot Court program officers for 2014-15. New officers are: Chancellor Frank Moran of Rochester Hills Vice Chancellor Zachary Rowley of Bay...Apr 16 2014
New website: Paying for College
Apr 16 2014
SBA hosts first-ever Biz Olympics
The Prentis Fishbowl was the place to be on Saturday, April 12. The first annual “Biz Olympics” had seven five-person teams of business students, faculty and alumni competing for bragging rights … and some pretty nice...Apr 16 2014
Model D: Girls With Guts creates following, gains traction
April 15, 2014 --  The three young women behind Girls With Guts showed they have what it takes to get a business off the ground in its first year. The Midtown-based business serves as platform for women battling Inflammatory Bowel...Apr 15 2014
Model D: Trish's Garage pops up on Woodward
April 15, 2014 --  A new pop-up retail shop has opened downtown. Ebony Rutherford hopes to be another Detroit entrepreneur success story, one that takes the opportunity of a pop-up store and makes the transition to a permanent location....Apr 15 2014