Wayne State University

The Viola Liuzzo memorial on the side of U.S. highway 80 in Lowndes County, Alabama. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wayne State Honors Slain Civil Rights Activist Viola Liuzzo With Degree

Wayne State University honored former student and Detroit mother Viola Gregg Liuzzo, who was fatally shot by Klansmen while shuttling demonstrators after the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2015

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It’s Only A Test: Active Shooter Exercise Taking Place Near Wayne State

Police are especially warning citizens not to panic if they see heavily armed officers on foot, or “injured persons” being evacuated from buildings and taken to a staged triage area with ambulances.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2015

The Viola Liuzzo memorial on the side of U.S. highway 80 in Lowndes County, Alabama. (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Slain Civil Rights Activist To Receive Posthumous Degree From Wayne State University

Detroit housewife Viola Gregg Liuzzo was a civil rights activist who was shot and killed by the Ku Klux Klan while shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport during the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march.

03/21/2015

Ken Gruno has been missing since Dec. 27.  (police handout)

Searches To Resume For Wayne State Student Who Disappeared From Bar

Now that some of the snow and ice has melted, searches will resume for a missing WSU student, Ken Gruno.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2015

Portobello Vegetarian. (credit: istock.com)

Study: Vegetarian Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Colon Cancer

Vegetarians had a 22 percent lower risk for all colorectal cancers compared to non-vegetarians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2015

Ned Staebler has been been appointed the new president and CEO of TechTown Detroit. (Source: Wayne State University)

Wayne State VP Tapped As New TechTown President And CEO

Ned Staebler has been been appointed the new president and CEO of TechTown Detroit.

03/02/2015

Chapel Hill shooting vigil at Wayne State University (photo: Stephanie Davis/WWJ)

Supporters Gather At Wayne State To Mourn, Remember Victims Of Chapel Hill Shooting

Organizers were asking people to sign an online petition calling for a full Department of Justice investigation into what they consider a hate crime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

Ken Gruno has been missing since Dec. 27.  (police handout)

Where Is Ken Gruno? Family Members Seek Clues In Search For Missing Wayne State Student

The 27-year-old Wayne State University student stepped outside of a bar in his small hometown to catch some air. He hasn’t been seen since.

01/31/2015

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Wayne State Hosting FREE HealthCare-O-Rama Event This Weekend

A FREE healthcare fair is being held this weekend at Wayne State University to help young adults and other citizens get information needed to enroll in the federal health care program before the February deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2015

Ken Gruno has been missing since Dec. 27.  (police handout)

Still No Sign Of Wayne State Student Who Disappeared In Hometown; Searches Called Off

Investigators are stumped about the disappearance of a 27-year-old man who stepped outside of a bar in a small Michigan town late last month and didn’t return.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2015

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