WSU receives $3.6 million NIH grant to advance understanding of Alzheimer's and other dementias
Posted Thu, 9/15/2016
  WSU has received a $3.6 million grant from the National Institute on Aging of the NIH for a project that will advance knowledge of brain aging, its relation to cognitive performance and the role of common vascular and metabolic risk factors.
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CLAS, WSU Grad School and Detroit Police Department present Chief's Scholars Program awards
Posted Thu, 9/1/2016
  Two Detroit police officers have been awarded full scholarships for their graduate studies through Wayne State University's Department of Criminal Justice.
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Nutrition and food science student helps homeless
Posted Mon, 8/22/2016
  After encountering homeless people in Detroit, nutrition and food science major Alyssa Washeleski, 19, decided to take action by making blessing bags to give to those in need.
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Wayne State receives NEH grant to transform graduate education in the humanities
Posted Thu, 8/11/2016
  Wayne State University is among 28 colleges and universities nationwide slated to receive a total of $1.7 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) aimed at transforming the culture of graduate education.
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Link www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2016-08-10
 
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Wayne State professors honored by the American Psychological Association
Posted Tue, 8/2/2016
  Richard Slatcher, Chris Trentacosta and Antonia Abbey, professors in Wayne State University's Department of Psychology, have received recognition from the American Psychological Association (APA).
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Link wayne.edu/newsroom/news/wayne-state-professors-honored-by-the-american-psychological-association-20464/
 
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Wayne State political science grad receives national award for Berkeley Ph.D. dissertation
Posted Mon, 8/1/2016
  Shoaib A. Ghias, a 2003 B.A. graduate of the Wayne State University Department of Political Science, is the 2016 recipient of the American Political Science Association's Aaron Wildavsky Award for the best dissertation on religion and politics.
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Link www.apsanet.org/MEMBERSHIP/Organized-Sections-by-Title/Organized-Section-Awards/Section-11
 
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WSU students earn top summer score award for SimuCase simulated learning case study
Posted Fri, 7/29/2016
  Wayne State University students, in the department of Communication Science and Disorders, were recently commended for earning top scores during a SimuCase simulated learning program for the Summer 2016 semester.
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African American Studies Graduate Goes to Yale to Prepare for Ph.D. Program
Posted Mon, 7/25/2016
 
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WSU Latino/a Studies 45th Anniversary Gala
Posted Thu, 7/21/2016
 
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Chemistry alum embraces the humanities
Posted Wed, 7/20/2016
  The sciences helped with my analytical abilities and some level of creativity of innovation. But I owe the rest to the liberal arts. The writing, the literature, and the art all contributed to that certain sense of creativity that is important in my
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Two in-house clinics in CSD department
Posted Wed, 6/29/2016
  Our on-campus Audiology Clinic provides students with early practi-cal experience and audiology services to WSU and the Detroit metro community.
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Wayne State offering fast track to bachelor's plus law degree
Posted Mon, 6/27/2016
  Wayne State University students will be able to earn a bachelor's degree and a law degree in six years through a new LawStart program.
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Where in the world are CLAS faculty and students doing their research?
Posted Tue, 6/21/2016
 
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Wayne State University launches undergraduate degree in public health
Posted Mon, 6/6/2016
  In its commitment to improving the health and vitality of Detroit and beyond, Wayne State University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in collaboration with the Wayne State School of Medicine, has launched a new bachelor of science in public he
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Q&A with anthropology student Kaitlin Carter
Posted Fri, 6/3/2016
  Kaitlin Carter, 21, a senior anthropology student at Wayne State University, has been working alongside assistant professor Julie Lesnik to educate people about entomophagy, or the practice of eating insects.
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Poetry in prison led by criminal justice student
Posted Fri, 6/3/2016
  Leah Ouellet, who is currently working toward a master's in criminal justice at Wayne State University, spends her Monday evenings hosting a writing circle with inmates at a local correctional facility to aid in the efforts of restructuring the priso
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WSU researcher receives NSF grant to improve quality of imaging/chemical sensing disease biomarkers
Posted Wed, 5/25/2016
  Federico Rabuffetti, assistant professor of chemistry, will focus on establishing relationships between the chemical composition, atomic structure and luminescence of upconversion nanocrystals, with the goal of designing bright and color-tunable emit
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Link research.wayne.edu/news.php?id=19624
 
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Chemistry alum reflects on time spent at WSU
Posted Mon, 5/23/2016
  May Khanna, B.S. '95, Ph.D. 01, loves the idea of inspiring others to achieve great heights. Khanna believes that her Wayne State education opened doors for her to successfully set-up her own research laboratory.
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Wayne State receives NEA grant to research accessibility of cultural resources in SE Mich.
Posted Thu, 5/19/2016
  Drs. Lyke Thompson and Alisa Moldavanova have been awarded a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant to support their project Making Sense of the Environment: Exploring the Locational Patterns of Cultural Organizations in Southeast Michigan.
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Link www.arts.gov/news/2016/823-million-grants-will-support-art-projects-nationwide
 
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New overtime pay rules will have 'significant impact' on economy
Posted Wed, 5/18/2016
  The new rules on overtime pay for eligible workers announced yesterday by President Barack Obama will have a major impact on the economy, according to labor expert, Marick Masters.
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Link www.wpr.org/labor-expert-new-overtime-pay-rules-will-have-significant-impact-economy
 
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