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Sunday 10/16/2016
Wayne State Insiders help students get to know new social work building
Updated: October 21, 2016 - 8:48 am

Wayne State Insiders were at the School of Social Work with Dean Cheryl Waites and Provost Keith Whitfield to tour the school’s new building on Woodward

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Friday 10/14/2016
JIGSAW hosts identity panel about LGBTQ identities
Updated: October 21, 2016 - 8:49 am

JIGSAW allowed students to hear real-life experiences for people who identify with LGBT identities in their identity panel

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Thursday 10/13/2016
Organizations protest for civil rights activist
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:57 am

BAMN Protest for civil rights activist Justin Cheong stops traffic on Warren and Cass Avenue on Oct. 13.

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JIGSAW to host a panel on identity
Updated: October 13, 2016 - 10:13 am

As a part of Wayne State's Coming Out Week, dedicated to the LGBTQ community, JIGSAW will host an identity panel. 

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Wednesday 10/12/2016
Voter registration rally brings Michigan and New Jersey senators
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:57 am

Michigan Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, along with New Jersey Sen. Cory booker, stopped by WSU again for one final voter registration campaign.

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Tuesday 10/11/2016
Hillary Clinton brings campaign to WSU
Updated: October 17, 2016 - 10:58 am

Hillary Clinton campaigned in front of nearly 4,000 people at Wayne State.

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Thursday 10/06/2016
Knowledge on Tap hosts bimonthly discussion
Posted: October 06, 2016

Knowledge on Tap's topic for this discussion was revitalizing neighborhoods and maintaining communities. 

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Friday 09/30/2016
Provost holds town hall meeting
Posted: September 30, 2016

Wayne State’s newly appointed provost, Keith Whitfield, held a town hall meeting for faculty, staff and students on Sept. 27.

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WSU political science professors present during 'Making Sense of the Fall Campaign'
Posted: September 30, 2016

Wayne State’s Department of Political Science and the Political Science Students Association, in conjunction with Wayne Law, hosted “Making Sense of the Fall Campaign” in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium on Sept. 27.

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Wednesday 09/28/2016
Chelsea Clinton urges students to vote
Updated: October 06, 2016 - 1:09 pm

In a press call with TSE, Chelsea Clinton discussed the importance of researching presidential candidates and voter registration on Sept. 27, National Voter Registration Day. 

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Friday 09/23/2016
BOG approves raise for president, housing partnership
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:35 pm

On Sept. 23 the Wayne State Board of Governors approved a partnership with Corvias Campus Living and a raise to President M. Roy Wilson, increasing his salary to half a million dollars.

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Thursday 09/22/2016
Wayne Law dean resigns, interim dean appointed
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:36 pm

Dean Jocelyn Benson resigned to become the CEO of the Ross Initiative for Sports and Equality. Lance Gable has been appointed interim dean until a new dean is found, who will officially take office in 2017. 

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OISS hosts 46th annual Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:36 pm

At the Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair, student organizations recruit new members and students are encouraged to consider participating in international study. 

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Wednesday 09/21/2016
AAUW: Warrior Women Coalition creates scholarship for women and non-binary students
Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:36 pm

The WSU chapter of the American Association of University Women, the Warrior Women Coalition, created two $250 scholarships for both women and non-binary students who demonstrate financial need and identify with a marginalized identity, including, but not limited to, race, religion, sexual orientation and ability.

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Wednesday 09/14/2016
Hillary Clinton's 'New College Compact' proposes no tuition for Michigan college students
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 12:43 pm

Hillary for America released a new report detailing how Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s New College Compact, if she were elected president, would affect college students in Michigan.

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Tuesday 09/13/2016
President delivers 2016 university address
Updated: September 21, 2016 - 12:43 pm

In his fall 2016 University Address, President M. Roy Wilson reviewed Wayne State’s progress, addressed shortcomings and discussed his goals for the future through the WSU community embodying the university’s mission on Sept. 12.

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Monday 09/12/2016
Sustainability Scholars Forum hosts annual research showcase
Updated: September 12, 2016 - 1:07 pm

“Sustainability in Flint and Beyond: A Conversation with Curt Guyette” was the second annual showcase by the Sustainability Scholars Forum, highlighting the importance of environmental sustainability.

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Friday 09/09/2016
Skillman Institute hosts 'Black Enough' colloquium
Updated: September 16, 2016 - 3:32 pm

Dr. Angela Neals-Barnett discusses the acting white accusation and the effect it has on black adolescents.

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Friday 08/12/2016
WSU Bookstore introduces new price match program for textbooks
Updated: September 09, 2016 - 6:55 pm

The WSU bookstore will offer the price match program during the first week of classes. If students find a lower price on the same edition of a book offered by other booksellers, the bookstore will refund the difference.

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Thursday 08/04/2016
Attorney General visits WSU for policing forum
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 1:30 am

U.S. Attorney General visited WSU on Aug. 3 for a forum about policing, as well as a press conference.

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Sunday 07/24/2016
An update on campus water testing: WSU using pre-flushing technique
Updated: August 27, 2016 - 1:30 am

An internal memo by the EPA’s Miguel Del Toral, published by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, said, “The practice of pre-flushing before collecting compliance samples has been shown to result in the minimization of lead capture and significant underestimation of lead levels in drinking water.”

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Saturday 07/23/2016
CitizenDetroit talks upcoming city council primary
Posted: July 23, 2016

“CitizenDetroit Dinner and Dialogue” held an open forum for upcoming Aug. 2 city council primary.

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Thursday 07/21/2016
Mike Ilitch School of Business brings WSU closer to Detroit business community
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 3:33 pm

The new business school, expected to open in 2018, will serve more than 3,000 undergraduates and graduate students, provide new flexible teaching, research offices and community spaces for students and faculty, which is expected to bring WSU close to Detroit’s business community.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
OMSE and student orgs host 'Together We Stand' dialogue and candlelight vigil
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 12:18 pm

In the second dialogue and vigil this summer, the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement partnered with student organizations to cope with national violence as a campus community on July 11.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Student Senate rejects resolution to fly LGBTQ flag on campus
Updated: July 17, 2016 - 10:23 am

Student Senate rejected a resolution to fly an LGBTQ rainbow flag on campus with a 9-7 vote on July 7.

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Sunday 06/26/2016
BOG approves 4.1 percent tuition increase for 2017 fiscal year
Updated: June 26, 2016 - 2:14 pm

The increase falls just short of the state-mandated cap and will differ for lower and upper-division students. 

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Tuesday 06/14/2016
WSU community mourns Orlando Pulse victims
Updated: June 26, 2016 - 2:20 pm

The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement created a space for the Wayne State community in a dialogue and vigil on June 13 to remember the victims of the mass shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub on June 12. 

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Sunday 06/12/2016
'Lost Voices of U.S. Veterans' sparks conversation about war
Updated: June 26, 2016 - 2:20 pm

Ph.D candidate and social inequality researcher Charles Bell hosted the event “Lost Voices of U.S. Veterans” to give veterans the opportunity to voice their experiences and how they were affected from war on June 9.

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Saturday 06/11/2016
CitizenDetroit event discusses plans for DPS
Updated: June 18, 2016 - 8:21 pm

CitizenDetroit, defined as a “civic engagement initiative of Wayne State University,” held a dinner and dialogue at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to discuss the history and future of the Detroit Public School system on Wednesday, June 9.

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Tuesday 06/07/2016
Elevated lead levels found in drinking water on campus
Updated: June 12, 2016 - 11:54 am

On May 27, the President's Office announced that two Wayne State buildings, the College of Education building and the Meyer L. Prentis Cancer Center building, were found to have lead levels above the EPA action level in several water fountains.

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Sunday 06/05/2016
Wayne State Farmers Market offers students fresh foods
Updated: June 10, 2016 - 11:35 am

The market’s ninth season features engaging activities, dozens of local growers and businesses and special incentives for Wayne State students. 

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Thursday 06/02/2016
Warriors in Action discuss ways to impact the environment
Updated: June 10, 2016 - 11:36 am

Wayne State Insiders presented “Warriors in Action: Environmental Engineering” on June 1 to discuss how WSU is impacting the environment in various parts in Michigan.

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Wednesday 06/01/2016
Math Competency requirement to be suspended for undergraduates
Updated: June 10, 2016 - 11:36 am

Editor's note: this story will be updated regularly as the university releases more information on the topic. 

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Friday 05/27/2016
Incoming freshmen to receive free parking
Updated: June 10, 2016 - 11:44 am

This summer, more than 2,500 freshmen will be eligible to take part in the free parking initiative starting in July.

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Tuesday 05/24/2016
Second annual Hackathon showcases student innovation
Updated: May 24, 2016 - 12:41 pm

Wayne State held its second annual Hackathon marathon this on May 21-22 at the College of Engineering building.

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Friday 05/20/2016
Student Senate reviews budget, parking and housing for 2016-17
Updated: May 29, 2016 - 2:20 pm

Student Senate covers tuition updates, construction updates and free parking for freshmen.

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Friday 04/29/2016
WSU wins college flu vaccination challenge for second consecutive year
Updated: May 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

For the second consecutive year, Wayne State has won the state-wide Flu Vaccination Challenge for medium-sized schools.

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Friday 04/22/2016
Office of Campus Sustainability kick-starts Earth Day
Updated: May 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Wayne State’s Office of Campus Sustainability held an event that showcased what the university is doing to create a green and sustainable campus on April 21 in the Bernath Auditorium. 

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New provost prepares for transition from Duke University
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 10:47 pm

As announced at the Board of Governors meeting on April 1, Keith Whitfield, Ph.D., will serve as the new university provost following Margaret E. Winters’ retirement from the position.

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Tuesday 04/19/2016
Graduate employees union seeks to amend international student travel policy
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 10:47 pm

Representatives of the Graduate Employees Organizing Committee (GEOC) plan to negotiate tomorrow for revisions in the graduate teaching assistants’ travel policy for the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Monday 04/18/2016
Wayne Law dean completes Boston Marathon 8 months pregnant
Updated: April 28, 2016 - 10:48 pm

Jocelyn Benson, dean of Wayne State's Law School, today became one of only a handful of women in history to complete the Boston Marathon in her eighth month of pregnancy.

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Tuesday 04/12/2016
WSU student finishes fourth at national forensics tournament
Updated: April 19, 2016 - 1:14 am

WSU sophomore Kevin Mardirosian finished fourth at the American Forensics Association’s National Individual Events Tournament, the country’s premiere collegiate competitive speech tournament on April 4.

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Friday 04/08/2016
Student Senate moves to support campus traditions and beautification
Updated: April 19, 2016 - 1:14 am

Deb Brazen, director of the Planning and Estimating group, and a coalition of administration from WSU’s libraries presented beautification proposals at the Student Senate meeting on April 8.

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Saturday 04/02/2016
President Wilson announces new provost at BOG meeting
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 12:43 pm

President Wilson introduced Keith Whitfield, Ph.D., as the new Provost at the April 1 Board of Governors meeting.  

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Friday 03/25/2016
CLAS introduces global studies major
Updated: April 12, 2016 - 12:44 pm

A new major will be available at Wayne State University in the fall of 2016: global studies. Dr. Anne Duggan, chair of the Classic and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department, said the new program is based off of the existing international studies major.

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Wednesday 03/23/2016
Students and faculty gear up for new provost
Updated: March 29, 2016 - 2:59 pm

Current Wayne State University Provost Margaret Winters plans to step down at the end of this year, and the provost search committee is continuing their hunt for her replacement.

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Tuesday 03/22/2016
CFPCA hosts PRSSA regional conference
Updated: March 29, 2016 - 2:59 pm

Wayne State University’s College of Fine Performing and Communication Arts organized and hosted the 2016 PRSSA Regional Conference on March 19.

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Monday 03/21/2016
Campus Health Center offers on-site STD tests
Updated: March 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Wayne State’s Campus Health Center is offering free STD testing to all students on every Tuesday this semester until April 26. 

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Wednesday 03/09/2016
Student org hosts world-renowned Palestinian-American poet
Updated: March 29, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Rafeef Hamad, the granddaughter of Palestinian refugees, moved from where she was born in Saudi Arabia to Florida when she was five years old. Then she moved back. Then back again to the U.S. about three years ago, this time, to Michigan.

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