The Board of Governors met Friday, March 21 in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
Wayne State researchers have discovered a potential supple mental treatment for hemodialysis patients that could improve lipid profiles. Hemodyalysis is a process that removes waste and extra fluid from the blood of patients with kidney disease.
In October 2011, The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit, filed a petition with the Animal Care Division of the United States Department of Agriculture, alleging that animals used in a Wayne State research lab had been mistreated. Since then, representatives from WSU have released statements countering the claims.
Gov. Snyder’s recent proposal to increase funding for the state’s public university system by 6.1 percent was met with cheers from thankful university presidents, and jeers from his Democratic opponents.
The Office of Educational Outreach at Wayne State University will be hosting an Open House Feb. 18 for the new Transfer Student Success Center.
On the brink of Congress’ imminent new batch of sequestration cuts that would slash federal research funding to universities throughout the country, the presidents of Michigan’s three major research universities, which are collectively known as the University Research Corridor, decided to publicize their apprehensions about the forthcoming legislation.
Allegations of integrity violations and animal abuse were raised during the Board of Governors meeting Feb. 7.
“It’s shocking and it’s exciting,” said Wayne State civil engineering student Jayvon “Jay” Garth on being named to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 10 New Faces of Civil Engineering—College Edition list.
On Oct. 8, 2013, The Royal Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in physics to Peter Higgs and Francois Englert.
As technology continues to advance every year, faulty members at the Wayne State College of Education are making sure to keep their students on top of the latest developments.
The Wayne State College of Education’s High Five Literacy Program provides literacy tutoring for the community where grade school children can get help to improve their reading and writing.
Children often play by themselves, or claim to have imaginary friends, but when these auditory and visual hallucinations are accompanied by delusions and behavioral problems that affect the child’s everyday life, these symptoms could resemble signs of schizophrenia.
Saad Alam has always loved to study in libraries. After graduating from the University of Rochester’s business school in 2008, his corporate marketing job took him across the U.S. and around the world. His marketing job funded his apartment on Wall Street and brought him to a different city daily.
The Michigan Senate has recently approved legislation that could make it easier for high school students to take college classes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The pension system for California's teachers has $56 billion less than it needs to cover the benefits promised to its 852,000 members and their families, the fund reported Thursday, as big investment losses in 2008 continue to reverberate.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A school choice group that pumped millions of dollars into helping get its candidates elected in Ohio, Wisconsin and other states has yet to pay a record $5.2 million fine imposed three years ago by Ohio election officials, according to the state attorney general.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — One of the hottest college campuses in the U.S. for Jewish students is also one of the unlikeliest: a small Lutheran school erected around a soaring stone chapel with a cross on top.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President Porfirio Lobo on March 27 threatened to fire teachers if they continue a three-week-old strike that has aggravated divisions caused by a 2009 coup.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan universities increased spending on administrators by about 30 percent in the past five years as student enrollment and state funding remained about the same, according to a newspaper analysis.
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — One of three New York City men accused of shooting another man to death in a Harvard University dormitory pleaded guilty to lesser charges on March 24, just days after he and a second defendant reached plea deals under which they're expected to cooperate with prosecutors against the person accused of pulling the trigger.
PHOENIX (AP) — Students at Arizona's three state universities are publicly protesting recommended funding cuts of $235 million that would raise tuition.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A leading South African university is severing ties with Israel's Ben-Gurion University, acting on calls from hundreds of South African academics and intellectuals for an academic boycott.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The former head of the public schools in the nation's capital and founder of the StudentsFirst movement tells Michigan lawmakers she supports ending seniority rights in teacher layoffs.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Voters in Memphis have approved disbanding the city's school system and forcing the county to take over its education.
The number of schools labeled as "failing" under the nation's No Child Left Behind Act could skyrocket dramatically this year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on March 9.
The usage of text messages as reminders for hypertension patients is developing quickly through the medical field.
As companies’ executives seek to better compete in a slowly recovering business climate, Wayne State’s one-of-a-kind graduate program is teaching some of them how to be more informed and make better choices.
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