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Saturday 07/04/2015
News Brief: 'Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Brews' begins construction at WSU location
Updated: July 07, 2015 - 4:57 pm

Expecting a new place to grab a bite near campus this fall? Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Brews plans to open by the end of summer in the former Marwil Bookstore building on Cass and Warren Avenue.

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Wednesday 03/25/2015
WSU responds to student Wi-Fi woes
Updated: September 21, 2015 - 3:51 pm


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Thursday 11/13/2014
D:Hive opens doors for WSU students
Posted: November 13, 2014

Located in Detroit’s Central Business District just off Woodward Avenue, D:hive hopes to connect people with information, tools and resources that are provided in the city.

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Wednesday 11/12/2014
Stress? WSU has an app for that
Posted: November 12, 2014

Students juggling time between school and internships could possibly reduce stress with a phone app developed by Wayne State’s psychology and computer science departments.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
#WayneStated: Wayne State students angry over Wi-Fi service
Updated: July 27, 2015 - 9:39 am

Wayne State students are angry over poor Wi-Fi service across campus, which they say is substandard for a university environment.

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Monday 10/27/2014
WSU students aim to improve public transportation with new app
Posted: October 27, 2014

Wayne State students Erica and Jamarr Hill are currently developing an app called Transwer that would make it possible to avoid overcrowded buses and know the exact location of any bus on campus.

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
School of Medicine raises $3 million at fundraising event
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 6:12 pm

Wayne State School of Medicine hosted its fourth annual Golden Gala at the MGM Grand Detroit Hotel on Oct. 18.

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
WSU business students win international General Motors competition
Posted: October 08, 2014

Wayne State’s School of Business Administration and General Motors sponsored a supply chain competition for students across the country and Canada at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center from October 2 – 5.

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WSU student speaks on Detroit startup
Posted: October 08, 2014

Blackstone LaunchPad hosted a mixer last Friday, where students listened to Kyle Bartell, Wayne State student and co-founder of Sit On It Detroit.

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Tuesday 09/23/2014
Techonomy Detroit joins technology, economy
Updated: October 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm

Wayne State hosted Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Detroit CIO Beth Niblock, Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelmann and other technology experts for Techonomy Detroit, a conference held on campus Sept. 16.

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Wayne State to Public Lighting Department: We won't pay extra money
Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:22 pm

Wayne State was slapped with a $2.5 million bill – and they’re not paying

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Wednesday 06/11/2014
Reuther Library receives $100,000 grant for oral history program
Posted: June 11, 2014

The Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs received a grant of $109,152 from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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Tuesday 06/10/2014
Wayne State competes in EcoCAR 2
Updated: June 10, 2014 - 2:58 pm

Wayne State is gearing up to compete in the EcoCAR 2 competition in Washington D.C. sponsored by General Motors and the U.S Department of Energy.

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Wednesday 05/28/2014
JPMorgan Chase announces $100 million investment in Detroit
Updated: June 02, 2014 - 2:51 pm

At a private business luncheon May 21, JPMorgan Chase & Co. chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon announced a $100 million investment in Detroit non-profit groups and business organizations. Also in attendance were Mayor Mike Duggan, Quicken Loans CEO Dan Gilbert and Governor Rick Snyder, each of whom praised the commitment JPMorgan Chase said they will be making in the city’s future.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
WSU looks to students for latest mobile app effort
Posted: April 17, 2014

A new campus-wide competition is offering a combined $5,000 in cash prizes to Wayne State students, faculty and alumni for creating a mobile app that is relevant to the university community.

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Thursday 11/21/2013
New Italian eatery arrives in metro Detroit
Updated: November 21, 2013 - 8:46 pm

To celebrate the grand opening of their first Michigan location, Piada Italian Street Food will give away a free year’s worth of Piada to the first 100 people in line. Camping for the free Piada could begin as early as 6 p.m., Thursday Nov. 21. In order to stay warm, participants are encouraged to bring their own camping gear, as they must be present to win. Doors open 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at Piada Troy located at 2038 W. Big Beaver, Troy, Mich., 48084.

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