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Economy Up

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index Strongest In Three Months

Officials say early indications suggest the economy is simply emerging from the effects of particularly harsh winter weather.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2014

Zebra Mussels (Credit: Flickr/yamanube)

Wayne State Gets $325K Grant To Battle Invasive Species In Great Lakes

Foreign mussels hitchhiking to the Great Lakes in the ballast water tanks of international freighters are becoming one of the most vexing environmental problems facing the Great Lakes. A group of scientists from Wayne State University, in collaboration with the United States Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency, are working together to battle this problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2014

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Purchasing Managers Index Finds Local Economy Shrinking

The Detroit-area economy slipped into reverse in February, according to Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

UM's Computer Science and Engineering Building

Cancer Diagnosis Software Wins UM Entrepreneurship Contest

Three University of Michigan pathologists who developed software that could improve cancer diagnosis and treatment won a statewide entrepreneurship competition organized last week by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the UM College of Engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/17/2014

WSU campus (Wikimedia Commons)

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers index Shows Economy Picking Up

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index for January is 52.3, up from 50.6 in December, as both the production and new orders indexes rebounded after a seasonal, year-end low.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2014

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Big 3 Michigan Schools Lead In Degrees, Lag In Startups

The alliance, which consists of University of Michigan, Michigan State University and Wayne State University, placed last in launching startups over the five-year period.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2014

University Research Corridor

New Analysis: Michigan University Research Corridor No. 2 In Nation In Innovation

Michigan’s three powerhouse research universities are among the top university innovation clusters in the nation, according to a new study.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2014

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A Fug Of Mephitic Weltschmerz: WSU Word Warriors List Words Worth Reviving

Rather than banning hackneyed words, Wayne State University is out with a list of cool old words it would like to see all of us start using again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

This Wayne State University graphics shows a quark decaying into a particle and an antiparticle.

Wayne State Physicists Find Tiny Quarks Are Charming Socialites

Protons and neutrons, the particles in an atomic nucleus, are made of smaller pieces called quarks. And some types of quarks can form particles that exhibit surprising behaviors — and a new surprise has been found by researchers at Wayne State University in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2014

Security camera images. (credit: Detroit Police Department)

Police Hoping To ID, Question 2 Men In WSU Student’s Death

Detroit police are looking for help from the public to identify two men who may know something about the shooting death of Tiane Brown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2013

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