Love for astronomy takes alumnus across the country
Posted Mon, 8/21/2017
  Tupper's trip will coincide with the highly anticipated solar eclipse, which he will watch from Dubois, Wyoming. He will share his knowledge of astronomy with residents of Dubois, as well as live stream a presentation through National Geographic.
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Physics and astronomy to host special colloquium with Kip Thorne, Ph.D.
Posted Mon, 8/21/2017
  The presentation titled, "Geometrodyamics: Exploring the nonlinear dynamics of curved spacetime via computer simulations and gravitational wave observations, will take place at 3:45 p.m. in the Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium.The presentation titled,
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The Great American Eclipse of 2017
Posted Thu, 8/10/2017
  On Monday, Aug. 21, observers across the entire contiguous 48 states and much of North America will be treated to a partial solar eclipse. Wayne State University will partner with the Michigan Science Center for this special event.
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Anthropology student's project brings artifacts to life
Posted Tue, 8/8/2017
  Beau Kromberg is creating a museum one you can visit without leaving home. The Wayne State master's student, currently studying anthropology, is creating a virtual museum to showcase the changes in medicine at the turn of the 20th century.
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Wayne State receives NSF grant to explore new ways to harvest solar energy
Posted Fri, 8/4/2017
  A Wayne State University researcher has received a $310,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate a new approach to converting plentiful solar energy into electricity or fuel.
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Don't blame tech industry turnover on millennials in the workforce
Posted Wed, 8/2/2017
  Wayne State psychology professors recently had their research featured in Forbes, showing that millennials have higher work ethic than what's believed.
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Psychology student provides medical care in Ghana this summer
Posted Wed, 8/2/2017
  Pre-occupational therapy and psychology student Michelle Asiedu took the trip of a lifetime this summer but don't call it a vacation. Asiedu went to Ghana, West Africa, on a Medical Brigades trip with Wayne State.
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History students study hands-on this summer
Posted Mon, 7/31/2017
  Wayne State history students are experiencing the subject far more inclusively than from a textbook this summer. From Detroit to Maryland and from Paris to Bucharest, three students share their amazing research and internship experiences.
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Biological sciences professor receives $2.9 million NSF Research Traineeship grant
Posted Thu, 7/27/2017
  The National Science Foundation announced awards totaling $51 million to 17 projects that will develop and implement bold, new and potentially transformative models for graduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
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WSU professor wins lifetime achievement award for research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Posted Mon, 6/26/2017
  John Hannigan, Ph.D., a professor of obstetrics and of psychology at Wayne State University, won the 2017 Henry Rosett Award for substantial contributions to the field of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
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Physics professor Ed Cackett contributes to historic NASA research
Posted Fri, 6/23/2017
  Wayne State astronomy professor Ed Cackett was one of only sixty researchers chosen to serve on the science team for NASA's NICER project.
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2017 Wayne State University CLAS Across the Globe - Summer Research Map
Posted Thu, 6/22/2017
 
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Professor Stack to receive international award for his research
Posted Mon, 6/19/2017
  Wayne State Professor of criminal justice, Dr. Steven Stack, is the recipient of the 2017 Erwin Stengel Research Award.
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Chemistry professors receive funding to transform course
Posted Fri, 6/16/2017
  The Wayne State University Wider committee has awarded Chemistry Professors Jenn Stockdill and Mary Kay Pflum funding for their SSTEPs proposal.
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Wayne State wins first ever Michigan Physiological Quiz Bowl
Posted Wed, 6/14/2017
  A group of WSU students participated in the inaugural Michigan Physiological Society Quiz Bowl last week, and won.
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Wayne State University will be a hub for humanities research this summer
Posted Tue, 6/6/2017
 
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Wayne State awarded over $460K from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Posted Fri, 6/2/2017
  Three research teams at Wayne State University recently received grants totaling $460,305 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for projects aimed at improving the health of children and seniors in Michigan.
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ASLE announces twelfth biennial conference
Posted Tue, 5/23/2017
  The ASLE conference (Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery) brings together scholars, artists, and activists to celebrate the nature of the Rust Belt and the Great Lakes, and to ask critical environmental questions.
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Study Abroad & Global Programs receives financial gift, best wishes from local donor
Posted Thu, 5/18/2017
  A significant gift from Farmington Hills resident, Ray Okonski, is benefiting students in a two-week Study Abroad program that explores the presence of American culture in Poland while observing the country's history, and social and economic transfor
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Biology students and faculty participate in Great Lakes research conference
Posted Thu, 5/18/2017
  Wayne State University faculty and students are playing a vital role in this week's 60th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research in Detroit.
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