Wayne State University
I start my annual fall Tech Tour of the technology transfer offices at the major research universities of northern Michigan, mid-Michigan and West Michigan Wednesday. So last Friday, it seemed only appropriate to kick things off with a fall Tech Tour of southeast Michigan’s great urban university, Wayne State.
The Wayne State University College of Engineering will host lab tours as part of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2013 Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference, set for Oct. 13-16 in Dearborn.
Timmica Morton allegedly made fake auto insurance policies for over 300 drivers before she was caught.
The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Management Index slipped to 59.9 in September from August’s reading of 60.2.
The Wayne State University College of Engineering will celebrate its 80th anniversary throughout October with a number of exciting events and activities including career fairs, a ceremony honoring a former dean, the college’s annual gala, an open house for prospective students and a trivia contest highlighting the college’s important milestones.
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.