Wayne State University
Wayne State University’s endowment grew to $277 million during the endowment reporting period ending June 30. The university’s annualized investment return was a strong 10.5 percent. Wayne State’s rate of investment return was 8.7 percent during the past three years and 5 percent during the past five years.
A Wayne State professor was scheduled to speak at a Catholic college about gay marriage but then suddenly was asked not to speak.
Wayne State University announced that the Graduate School was one of 10 institutions selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead a five-year, $18.5 million initiative aimed at strengthening the research workforce in the United States, where there is a shortage of non-academic research scientists.
Exercise is known to improve the ability of tissues to respond to insulin and reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but the mechanisms that cause those health benefits are not yet clear.
With the help of a five-year, $1.57 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Wayne State University aim to develop an innovative and advanced education program integrating radiobiology with radiation physics for all oncologists.
Students had a chance to play games like foursquare and jump rope with Lions mascot Roary and former Lions safety, native Detroiter Ron Rice.
The program has given out more than $100,000 each year since 2001, now surpassing the $1 millon mark.
When Armando Doku celebrates the grand opening of Avaneer Dental Studio on Sept. 26, he’ll mark the cumulation of a decade-long journey acquiring the education and expertise necessary to launch a successful dental laboratory.
An overflow crowd packed the 600-seat Community Arts Auditorium at Wayne State University to hear about how high tech can accelerate the recovery of Detroit.
With help from National Science Foundation funding, Wayne State University will join other universities across the country aiming to improve teaching methods in the STEM disciplines, ultimately supporting those students with an interest in STEM fields and improving their graduation rates.