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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Friday 03/04/2016
Priority registration to continue, scheduling matrix could be revamped
Updated: March 07, 2016 - 8:45 pm

Wayne State’s Student Senate invited Provost Margaret Winters and Dr. Joe Rankin, associate provost for undergraduate affairs, to speak on initiatives in the course scheduling matrix and registration procedures at their March 3 meeting.

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Tuesday 03/01/2016
Palestine Awareness week to celebrate heritage, promote political awareness
Updated: March 02, 2016 - 9:23 am

WSU Students for Justice in Palestine is preparing for its first Palestine Awareness Week from March 7 through March 10.

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Wednesday 02/24/2016
Student housing developments planned near new Red Wings arena
Updated: March 01, 2016 - 9:40 am

At least 250,000 square feet of student housing development is planned near the new Red Wings arena and Mike Ilitch School of Business, according to Olympia Development of Michigan, the real estate subsidiary of Ilitch Holdings.

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Tuesday 02/23/2016
New dean plans to shape Education College
Updated: March 01, 2016 - 9:40 am

College of Education dean Russell Douglas Whitman is shaping the college to succeed for years to come.

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Monday 02/22/2016
Campus housing changes expected summer 2017
Updated: March 01, 2016 - 9:41 am

The Board of Governors have approved a ten-year housing facilities master plan that calls for the construction of two apartment buildings and the removal of DeRoy Apartments.

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Friday 02/19/2016
Stabenow pitches plan for debt-free college
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 6:55 pm

Senator Debbie Stabenow addressed a small crowd at Wayne State on Feb. 17 to introduce and gather student feedback on debt-free college initiatives.  

After vouching for the people of Flint in Washington D.C. last week, Stabenow is now circulating state universities to gain support for the Reducing Educational Debt Act.

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Student Senate approves resolution for eco-friendly sustainability
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 6:55 pm

Wayne State’s Student Senate invited President M. Roy Wilson to answer questions and passed the Sustainability Strategic Plan resolution at their Feb. 18 meeting.

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Wednesday 02/10/2016
Medical school plans for new curriculum, higher standards
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 6:55 pm

Many changes are expected within the School of Medicine as plans are in place to redesign its curriculum and minority admission rates increase. 

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Friday 02/05/2016
WSU engineering students work to open 3-D printing resource center
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 6:56 pm

Wayne State biomedical engineering students are looking to open a 3-D printing resource center on campus.

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Monday 02/01/2016
Inside WSUPD: student relations and diversity
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:23 pm

Wayne State University Police Department and students have come forward to address how Wayne State’s police operate and regard race.

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Saturday 01/30/2016
Anti-Snyder protesters assemble at WSU board meeting
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:23 pm

Protesters filled Wayne State’s Board of Governors meeting on Jan. 29 to rally against the university’s decision to sponsor an upcoming event that will honor Gov. Rick Snyder.

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Friday 01/29/2016
Office of Multicultural Student Engagement opens in Purdy/Kresge
Updated: February 07, 2016 - 11:24 pm

The newly formed Office of Multicultural Student Engagement opened its doors on Jan. 27, almost one year to date since Marquita Chamblee, Ph.D., became Wayne State’s first Provost for Diversity and Inclusion.

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Friday 01/15/2016
WSU students share concerns about Islamophobia
Updated: January 26, 2016 - 11:57 pm

The rise of hate crimes across the country against Muslim-Americans has caused some concern about safety for Muslim students on Wayne State’s campus.

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Sunday 01/10/2016
News Brief: 'Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Brewz' continues construction
Updated: January 10, 2016 - 12:17 pm

After the closing of Marwil Bookstore, Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Brewz began construction last spring and originally hoped to open at the end of the summer.

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Thursday 12/24/2015
Towers residents move out following housing woes
Updated: January 10, 2016 - 8:48 pm

Following a maintenance and construction incident, sophomore dietetics major Kenny Lee resigned as president of Towers Hall Council and has chosen to move out of campus housing.

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Thursday 12/10/2015
Protestors interrupt WDET's bankruptcy conversation
Updated: January 10, 2016 - 8:47 pm

Audience members had much to say to the featured speakers of WDET’s Bankruptcy: One Year Later event last night at Wayne State’s Community Arts Auditorium.

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Friday 12/04/2015
President Wilson’s contract extended with the university
Updated: December 10, 2015 - 7:23 pm

It was announced on Dec. 4 at the Wayne State Board of Governors meeting that M. Roy Wilson will remain president of the university until the summer of 2020.

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Monday 11/23/2015
New priority registration to begin next Spring
Updated: December 10, 2015 - 7:24 pm

New additions to priority registration might help students get the classes they need to graduate faster.

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Tuesday 11/17/2015
Campus dialogue addresses racial tensions at U.S. colleges
Updated: December 10, 2015 - 7:24 pm

The Offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Multicultural Student Engagement responded to racial tension at colleges across the country in a campus- wide dialogue Monday night.

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Thursday 10/22/2015
New WSU program selects 10 students for free medical degrees
Updated: October 22, 2015 - 5:42 pm

With the university’s new Wayne Med-Direct program, 10 newly admitted students will begin pursuing eight-year medical degrees next summer without spending a dime on tuition and housing.

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COSW event ‘Body + Sold’ raises awareness on human trafficking
Posted: October 22, 2015

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women will be hosting movie screenings to raise awareness about human trafficking victims and survivors.

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Monday 10/19/2015
Coming Out Week holds LGBTQ faculty discussion, student award ceremony
Posted: October 19, 2015

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Wayne State faculty and staff members participated in a panel discussion, preceding the Gender and Sexuality Awards for students, on October 14.

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