The Board of Governors met Friday, March 21 in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
The Student Senate at Wayne State met for their biweekly meeting March 6. During the meeting, the senate discussed rescheduling for students in the future and some of the new features the student body might want to see on campus.
The New York Times reported on Saturday, March 15 that Russian troops had seized a gas terminal just beyond the regional border of Crimea the day before the population was set to vote on a secession referendum.
President Wilson visited Lansing to speak to the subcommittee on higher education about Gov. Rick Snyder’s budget increase for universities and to make a case about how Wayne State is unique as a university.
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.
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.
Less than two weeks before the Detroit mayoral election, Wayne State hosted candidate Mike Duggan Oct. 24 at the Alumni House. Duggan briefly outlined his history in the city and his credentials before taking questions from the audience.
Benny Napoleon answered questions from students and residents of Detroit during a forum at the Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Wayne State University.
The food court is often the hub of college life, but brace yourselves, Wayne State students: it’s about to get even better.
After the audience viewed a university ad featuring the man of the hour himself, Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson gave his first university address Oct. 2 at 11:30 a.m. in the Community Arts Auditorium. The audience was packed with students, staff, faculty, government figures and alumni who welcomed Wilson’s speech with enthusiastic and frequent applause.
Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson presided over his first Board of Governor’s meeting Sept. 20, tackling issues such as student enrollment, Michigan student residency guidelines, and classroom updates.
The Wayne State Student Senate met Nov. 3 to discuss topics that included an upcoming voter registration drive and a bill before
Members of President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign committee announced Oct. 31 the kickoff of an initiative to garner youth participation in next year’s presidential election.
Wayne State Math Corps founder Steve Kahn said he has the “cure” for what ails Detroit Public Schools and other schools struggling to produce math-savvy students. But at Wednesday's Board of Governors meeting, many on the board had their doubts as to Kahn’s plan’s application and whether other education needs might be neglected.
The Student Senate election results from April 6-8 revealed a glaring lack of participation, as only 1,166 of Wayne State’s approximately 32,000 students voted.
One of five potential candidates for provost was eliminated Tuesday.
Wayne State Law Professor Joceyln Benson received the endorsement for Secretary of State from the Michigan Democratic Party April 17 at Cobo Hall.
An important element to attract interest, contributions and funding was added to the Wayne State colleges, schools, departments and fund raising units in 2001.
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