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New 403(b) / 457(b) Contribution Limits for 2015
The IRS has announced the 2015 pension contribution limit for 403(b) and 457(b) plans. The new limit will be $18,000 for those under age 50 (an Increase of $500). The new limit will be $24,000 if you are age 50 or older (an increase of...Oct 24 2014
Wayne State's Department of Anthropology presents: Building Big Markets for Big Pharma
Wayne State University Department of Anthropology presents: Dr. Linda Hunt Professor & Medical Anthropologist Michigan State University “Building Big Markets for Big Pharma” Why do so many people take so many drugs? Nearly...Oct 24 2014
Briones inducted into AAN fellowship
Tess Briones, Katharine Faville Endowed Chair and associate professor in Wayne State’s College of Nursing, was inducted into American Academy of Nursing (AAN) fellowship on October 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. This designation is...Oct 24 2014
WSU Announces Academic Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program
Oct 24 2014
Travel Warning to West Africa & Surrounding Countries
On August 28, 2014 the Department of State updated the travel warning in parts of West Africa due to Ebola. The new travel warnings alert U.S. citizens to screening procedures, travel restrictions, and reduced aviation transportation options in...Oct 24 2014
Host a Detroit Revitalization Fellow!
Would your organization be interested in hosting a Detroit Revitalization Fellow? We’re seeking employers for our 2015-17 cohort of Fellows. The Fellows are a network of talented doers who help create a culture of possibility for...Oct 24 2014
Wayne State researcher receives Komen funding for Graduate Training in Breast Cancer Disparities Research program
Michele Cote, Ph.D., M.P.H., member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and associate professor in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine,...Oct 24 2014
Congratulations to Marcia
Congratulations on getting an award for her MSc thesis in a National Competition from the Mexican Government. Only the top three students received this award. Well done Marcia!Oct 24 2014
Free Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 Now Available from C&IT
October is National Cyber Security Month, but C&IT has an easy way to keep yourself safe all year: a free download of Symantec Endpoint Protection for all WSU students, staff, and faculty. Symantec Endpoint Protection...Oct 23 2014
National Institutes of Health awards Detroit colleges $21.2 million
Oct 23 2014
Institute of Gerontology director briefs Congress on seniors and fraud
DETROIT – Peter Lichtenberg, director of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University, will brief members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on Oct. 23 about the susceptibility of older adults to financial exploitation...Oct 23 2014
WSU researcher finds key signaling pathway in cause of preeclampsia
A team of researchers led by a Wayne State University School of Medicine associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology has published findings that provide novel insight into the cause of preeclampsia, the leading cause of maternal and infant...Oct 23 2014
Attorneys to speak Nov. 5 on 'Women in the Law' for Wayne Law Alumni Speaker Series
DETROIT – “Women in the Law” will be the topic of next Alumni Speaker Series event Wednesday, Nov. 5, at Wayne State University Law School. Two panelists and a moderator, all Wayne Law alumnae, will participate. The discussion...Oct 23 2014
Detroit colleges receive NIH award to improve diversity in biomed research
A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging...Oct 23 2014
National Institutes of Health awards Detroit colleges $21.2 million to improve student diversity in biomedical research
A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging...Oct 23 2014
Wayne Law program Nov. 3 to commemorate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
DETROIT – The history and modern significance of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will be the focus of a Wayne State University Law School program Monday, Nov. 3, marking the legislation’s 50th anniversary. The program, “The 50th...Oct 23 2014
Wayne Law Dean Jocelyn Benson appointed to Southern Poverty Law Center board
Wayne State University Law School Dean Jocelyn Benson, an expert on civil rights law, will be the newest member of the Southern Poverty Law Center Board of Directors.Oct 23 2014
NLRB board member Nancy Schiffer speaks at Wayne Law's Gottfried symposium
DETROIT – Nancy J. Schiffer, board member of the National Labor Relations Board, was the keynote speaker at the 22nd annual Bernard Gottfried Memorial Labor Law Symposium on Thursday, Oct. 16, at Wayne State University Law School. The...Oct 23 2014
ENGAGE names managing director
University of Dayton alum and former RISE student director Conor Flynn has been named managing director of the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium.Oct 23 2014
Wayne business grad named president and CEO of McLaren Medical Group
William Hardimon (M.B.A. ’01) was named the president and CEO of McLaren Medical Group, a provider network of primary care and specialty physicians and physician extenders, on Oct. 20. Hardimon replaces Mark O’Halla, who is now the...Oct 23 2014
Labor documentary makes Detroit debut at Wayne Law
DETROIT – Brothers on the Line, an award-winning labor movement documentary about the Reuther brothers – Walter, Roy and Victor – had its Detroit debut Thursday, Oct. 16, at Wayne State University Law School. The evening...Oct 23 2014
Wayne Law class of 1984 celebrates 30th reunion
DETROIT – Members of the Wayne State University Law School class of 1984 gathered for a 30th Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Detroit Institute of Arts. The evening included remarks from Dean Jocelyn Benson and greetings from Professor...Oct 23 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 be disconnected. The C&IT Help Desk will handle...Oct 22 2014
Seeger, Najor to be honored for exemplary contributions to PR field
As educators and public relations professionals, Wayne State faculty members Matthew Seeger and Michele “Shelly” Najor may not always see the true impact they have on their students. That is, until now. On Nov. 20, Seeger will be...Oct 22 2014
College of Engineering faculty and students work with local transportation authorities to improve campus pedestrian bridge
If you are one of the many students, staff and faculty members who utilize the pedestrian bridge over the John C. Lodge Freeway, you probably noticed a big change this semester. This summer, the bridge was inspected and repaired through the efforts...Oct 22 2014
Rebuilding the Motor City: Dan Gilbert on CNBC
Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert discusses initiatives to turnaround the Motor City on CNBC’s "Squawk Box" Wednesday, October 22, 2014. It’s enthusiasm like Gilbert’s that led ENGAGE to Detroit.Oct 22 2014
National Institutes of Health awards Detroit colleges $21.2 million to improve student diversity in biomedical research
A consortium of Marygrove College, University of Detroit Mercy, Wayne County Community College District and Wayne State University has been awarded $21.2 million over five years by the National Institutes of Health to implement a program encouraging...Oct 22 2014
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Oct 21 2014