Wayne State University opens Detroit's first Geology Mineral Museum
Posted Thu, 5/11/2017
  From a collection of minerals once owned by Thomas Edison to a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite you can hold in the palm of your hand, eons of geological history will be on display at Wayne State University's new Geology Mineral Museum!
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Undergrads awarded at Rushton Conference
Posted Tue, 5/9/2017
  At this year's Rushton Undergraduate Conference for Language, Literature and Culture, several Wayne State University students were recognized for their outstanding efforts and research projects.
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Wayne State physics professor earns distinguished NSF CAREER Award
Posted Tue, 5/2/2017
  Professor Chris Kelly received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Kelly was awarded $500,000 for his proposal, "The nanoscale dynamics of molecular sorting, membrane curvature, and endocytosis.
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Redistricting debate: Creepy lizard or compact lines?
Posted Tue, 4/18/2017
  Political science professor Kevin Deegan-Krause joins the effort to challenge gerrymandering in Michigan districts.
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Science Hall greenhouse is the home of Biodiversity Network
Posted Fri, 4/7/2017
  On top of Wayne State's Science Hall is a greenhouse that had not been used for about 10 years. That greenhouse is now home to the Biodiversity Network.
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Chemistry professor establishes scholarship in memory of student
Posted Wed, 3/29/2017
  Uzoma Azuh was passionate about helping people. He wanted to become a doctor so he could do just that.
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Corvino receives Community Hero Award for work toward LGBTQ+ equality
Posted Tue, 3/21/2017
 
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Deconstructing white supremacy? Asks WSU community members to ask important questions
Posted Thu, 3/16/2017
  To deconstruct means to take a large concept or idea and break it into its component parts. On Feb. 20, 2017, Wayne State University co-sponsored a panel focused on the deconstruction of white supremacy.
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Sustainable housing education center provides Detroiters with affordable ways to reduce energy bills
Posted Tue, 3/14/2017
 
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Chemistry student receives Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship
Posted Fri, 3/10/2017
  Alberto Lopez, a Ph.D. student studying chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship from Gettysburg College.
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CLAS faculty receive Graduate School awards
Posted Thu, 3/9/2017
  A number of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences professors were recognized for outstanding work in their departments with faculty awards
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History students contribute to national database
Posted Tue, 3/7/2017
  A group of Wayne State history students recently had a unique opportunity to write episodes for the History Engine, an interactive online database which allows students to collaborate on and publish research projects
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Tuition discount makes study abroad more affordable for eligible students
Posted Wed, 2/22/2017
  Make this summer one for the books by applying to study abroad in one of three faculty-led trips that still have a few slots available.
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Wayne State biology professor earns prestigious NSF Career Award to study bacterial development
Posted Tue, 2/14/2017
  WSU's Penelope Higgs, an assistant professor of Biological Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been awarded an Early CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for her work with the soil bacteria termed Myxococcus xanthus
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WSU anthropology professor wins Cotter award for historical archeology
Posted Tue, 2/14/2017
  Krysta Ryzewski, professor of anthropology in Wayne State's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, received the John L. Cotter Award in Historical Archaeology from the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) at their 50th annual conference.
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Just Poetry event offers different perspectives of incarceration
Posted Tue, 1/24/2017
  Wayne State's criminal justice department will be hosting their first Just Poetry event from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 23 at Marble Bar to shed light on the many ways the criminal justice system impacts individuals.
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Guy Stern, Ph.D., to receive the Knight of the Legion d'Honneur medal
Posted Wed, 1/18/2017
  The French Consul General will bestow the prestigious Knight of the Legion d'Honneur medal, the highest French order for military and civil merits, on Guy Stern, Ph.D., distinguished professor emeritus at Wayne State University.
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Public health major receives undergraduate research award
Posted Tue, 1/17/2017
  Isabell Groves knew she wanted to study public health before she even knew there was a word for it. Growing up on Detroit's west side, the Wayne State University senior was compelled to combat the health disparities her community faced every day.
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Wayne State hosts national conference empowering women in physics
Posted Fri, 1/13/2017
  Hundreds of physicists and students will be in Detroit this weekend for the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) hosted at Wayne State University.
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Research supports role of supernovas in measuring pace at which the universe expands
Posted Mon, 1/9/2017
  A team of research scientists led by David Cinabro, professor of physics and astronomy, recently published a paper marking the importance of type 1a supernovas in measuring the pace at which the universe expands.
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