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2014 Dennis Turner Memorial Lecture
Posted Mon, 3/31/2014
  Anna Everett (University of California, Santa Barbara) will give the 2014 Dennis Turner Memorial Lecture: "The Persistence and Extension of Black Film in the Digital Millenium." on Friday, April 11th at 3pm in the Purdy-Kresge Auditorium. Save the date!
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4-year Degree Plan
Posted Mon, 12/16/2013
 
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Michael Moore Q&A in Detroit
Posted Mon, 10/19/2009
  Michael Moore gave an advanced screening of his new documentary, CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY. Check out some video from the Q&A Moore did with the audience. This event originally took place on: Sunday September 20, 2009 4:00 pm at the GM Ren Cen 4
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Two Impressive Graduate Students
Posted Thu, 6/18/2009
 

The latest issue of Cinema Journal, the official publication of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies, has a very nice conference report (Screen Conference, 2008) that gives significant kudos to Selmin Kara and Carole Piechota for their papers:

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Danny Boyle in Detroit
Posted Mon, 3/2/2009
  Oscar winner for Best Picture "Slumdog Millionaire" and Best Director Danny Boyle treated WSU film students to a sneak preview and Q&A at Birmingham's Palladium Theater November 18, 2009.
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Hollywood comes to Motown
Posted Mon, 3/2/2009
  HOLLYWOOD COMES TO MOTOWN Hollywood is not just making a film or two in Michigan they are setting up shop in the area which means jobs for the state. Recent films shot in the area such as Clint Eastwood’s “Gran Torino” and last summer’s blockbu
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Past president of CNN, MSNBC to discuss media role in 2014 elections Nov. 19 at WSU
Posted Wed, 11/12/2014
 
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CLAS alumni receive university's Distinguished Alumni Award
Posted Tue, 10/14/2014
  Two CLAS alumni recently received Wayne State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award during WSU’s 2014 homecoming game.
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Roumell Family Annual Scholarship available to CLAS undergraduates
Posted Wed, 9/3/2014
 
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Wayne State chemistry professor Stephanie Brock named American Chemical Society Fellow
Posted Wed, 8/20/2014
  Wayne State University Professor of Chemistry Stephanie Brock is among a select group of scientists to be named to the prestigious 2014 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellows Program.
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Physics professor receives Intensity Frontier Fellowship
Posted Thu, 6/5/2014
  Professor Alexey Petrov, Department of Physics & Astronomy, has received the Intensity Frontier Fellowship.
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CLAS Faculty, Staff, and Students Honored at WSU Academic Recognition Ceremony
Posted Tue, 4/29/2014
 
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Congratulations to CLAS Faculty and Staff recognized at the WSU 2014 Employee Recognition Ceremony
Posted Mon, 4/28/2014
  On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Wayne State held its annual Employee Recognition Ceremony.
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Andrea Harp has received the 2014 ASPDC Distinguished Service Award
Posted Fri, 4/25/2014
  Andrea Harp, the Manager of the Graduation Services staff in the CLAS Dean's Office, has been awarded the Academic Staff Professional Development Committee's Distinguished Service Award for 2014.
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CLAS Faculty receive National Endowment for the Humanities award
Posted Thu, 4/24/2014
 
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Fulbright awarded to Linguistics MA Student
Posted Thu, 4/24/2014
  Moira Saltzman, MA candidate in Linguistics, has been awarded a 10-month Fulbright Study/Research Grant to develop a ‘talking dictionary’ of Jejueo, the indigenous language of Jeju Island, South Korea
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CLAS Students win 2014 Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Students
Posted Thu, 4/17/2014
 
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Physics professor interviewed on WDET's Craig Fahle Show
Posted Fri, 3/28/2014
 
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Sociology student wins Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Students
Posted Fri, 2/28/2014
  Megan Throm-Petersen, a graduate student in the Department of Sociology, has won the 2014 Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Students at Wayne State University
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Physics professor Ed Cackett receives NSF Career Award
Posted Wed, 2/26/2014
  Wayne State University astronomer Ed Cackett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the agency's most prestigious award for junior facult
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Congratulations to the CLAS faculty members who have received a 2013 CLAS Teaching Award!
Posted Tue, 2/11/2014
 
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Voluntary Faculty Positions open
Posted Thu, 2/6/2014
 
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Confucius Institute celebrates its first 5 years
Posted Mon, 9/16/2013
  On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the Confucius Institute (CI) at Wayne State will host a celebration to commemorate its first five years at the university.
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Professor Paul Karchin has been elected as a member of the Wayne State Academy of Scholars
Posted Wed, 9/11/2013
 
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Wayne State's SEED Wayne program receives Ford College Community Challenge Award
Posted Sat, 9/7/2013
  SEED Wayne receives Ford College Community Challenge Award
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Center for Peace and Conflict Studies director discusses terror threats abroad and impact on travel
Posted Mon, 8/5/2013
  WWJ reporter Beth Fisher talked to Fred Pearson, director of Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, about the worldwide terrorist alert in place.
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Richard J. Barber Summer Research Program
Posted Wed, 6/19/2013
 
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Physics Department welcomes undergraduates from around the country for physics research experience
Posted Tue, 6/18/2013
 
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Professor Peter Hoffmann was a featured presenter at the World Science Festival in New York
Posted Tue, 6/4/2013
 
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Physics professor Peter Hoffmann's book shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize
Posted Tue, 6/4/2013
 
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Wayne State's Wednesday Farmers Market brings fresh choices to Midtown
Posted Wed, 5/29/2013
 
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Physics and Astronomy Chair selected for national leadership program
Posted Fri, 5/24/2013
 
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Howard Lupovitch to serve as new Cohn-Haddow director
Posted Wed, 5/22/2013
 
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CLAS graduate was the keynote speaker at 2013 Commencement
Posted Mon, 5/20/2013
 
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CLAS Faculty and Staff Receive Wayne State Academic Recognition Awards
Posted Mon, 4/29/2013
 
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Urban Research Event - a Symposium Workshop
Posted Thu, 1/17/2013
 
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Dr. Wen Li was a 2012 recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
Posted Mon, 1/14/2013
 
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CLAS Scholarship deadline is February 8th
Posted Mon, 1/14/2013
 
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Dean Raskind profiled in WSU Development and Alumni AffairsOnline Newsletter
Posted Fri, 12/21/2012
  CLAS Dean Wayne Raskind was profiled in the WSU Development & Alumni Affairs Online Newsletter.
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Associate Dean Peter Hoffmann's book included in NBC's Cosmic Log Science booklist
Posted Wed, 12/19/2012
 
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Two Chemistry professors named AAAS Fellows
Posted Fri, 12/14/2012
  Chemistry professors Stephanie Brock and Arthur Suits have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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Chemistry professor Matthew Allen's research could result in sharper MRIs
Posted Tue, 12/11/2012
 
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Chemistry professor's research on brain chemical analysis featured in Analytical Chemistry journal
Posted Thu, 10/25/2012
  A Wayne State University researcher's take on the current state of brain chemical analysis is the cover story in a recent professional journal.
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Join us for The Collegian Awards
Posted Thu, 9/20/2012
  Recognizing outstanding alumni and community leaders for their individual achievements, contributions to their fields and service to the community.
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Physics Professor Peter Hoffmann part of WSU team that receives NSF grant
Posted Wed, 9/12/2012
  Professor of Physics and CLAS Associate Dean Dr. Peter Hoffman is a Co-PI on a Wayne State grant that has received $750,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation.
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Wayne State University chemistry professor selected for Presidential Early Career Award
Posted Fri, 8/17/2012
  Wen Li, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University, has been selected for a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
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Welcome Dean Raskind
Posted Thu, 8/16/2012
  Wayne Raskind, professor and founding director of the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Arizona State University has been appointed dean of Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences effective Aug. 15.
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Urban Studies Students release results of Detroit commercial land survey
Posted Mon, 8/6/2012
  A group of Wayne State University urban planning students will present a final report to stakeholders and the campus community following their City of Detroit surveying project.
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Winter 2012 Dean's List Posted
Posted Mon, 8/6/2012
 
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Chemistry faculty member Wen Li receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineer
Posted Tue, 7/24/2012
  Dr. Wen Li, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, is listed under the Department of Defense group.
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Professor Paul Karchin was a guest on the Craig Fahle Show to explain the 'God Particle' discovery
Posted Mon, 7/9/2012
  Physics & Astronomy Professor Paul Karchin was a guest on the Craig Fahle Show to explain the 'God Particle' discovery
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Department of Physics and Astronomy Professors part of team that discovered new subatomic particle
Posted Fri, 7/6/2012
  A team of physicists from Wayne State made important contributions to the experiment that discovered the Higgs particle. The WSU team is led by Paul Karchin, Ph.D. and Robert Harr, Ph.D., professors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.
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Chemistry department among top 100 in the world
Posted Wed, 6/6/2012
  Wayne State University's Department of Chemistry is among the top 100 in the world, according to the latest ranking by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
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Physics and Astronomy Professor part of research team making major breakthrough on black holes
Posted Fri, 6/1/2012
  Edward Cackett, Ph.D., assistant professor of physics and astronomy, was closely involved in analyzing data, interpreting results and writing the paper recently released on this discovery.
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CLAS Teaching Awards for 2011-12
Posted Thu, 5/17/2012
  Dean Robert Thomas announces the recipients of the CLAS Teaching Awards for 2011-12:
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Michigan Chronicle feature story highlights WSU's Math Corps
Posted Fri, 5/4/2012
  A feature story examines Wayne State University’s Math Corps, a combined academic enrichment and mentoring program
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Ethriam Brammer a guest on CBS's 'Street Beat' to discuss Multiculturalism and Aging conference
Posted Fri, 4/20/2012
  Ethriam Brammer was a guest on CBS's 'Street Beat' to discuss Multiculturalism and Aging conference at WSU.
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Edible WOW magazine features SEED Wayne initiative in spring 2012 issue
Posted Mon, 4/9/2012
  A feature story highlights SEED Wayne, a university initiative to build sustainable food systems on campus and in the community.
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CLAS Student Athletes Part of WSU Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Team
Posted Mon, 3/19/2012
  The Wayne State University women's swimming and diving team emerged victorious from the NCAA Division II Championships.
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Two CLAS Students have been recognized for their athletic and academic achievements
Posted Wed, 3/7/2012
  Andrew Tines, a Mathematics major, earned GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Honors, and Phaebre Colbert, a Criminal Justice major, was named a GLIAC All-Academic.
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CLAS Dean Search
Posted Mon, 2/6/2012
  Wayne State is seeking its next dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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Graduation Application Deadlines
Posted Wed, 5/18/2011
 

All students who expect to complete their requirements by the end of August, 2011 must apply to graduate by June 10, 2011. Click here for more information.

The graduation deadl

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WSU & CLAS Commencement Ceremonies
Posted Thu, 5/5/2011
 

On May 5, 2011 two commencement ceremonies were held for CLAS. The ceremonies were recorded and you can watch them using the links below.

2:00 p.m. - Ph.D., Doctoral, Master's and Bachelor's Degree Candidates receiving degrees in Human

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CLAS Commencement Speakers in the News
Posted Tue, 5/3/2011
  Naomi Fei and Victor Chukwueke, the CLAS commencement speakers this Thursday, were in the news this week. For the article about Naomi   Read More »
 
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Fall 2010 Dean's List
Posted Wed, 2/16/2011
  Congratulations to our students who made the Fall 2010 Dean's List.
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Spring Break CLAS Study Abroad Opportunities
Posted Tue, 11/16/2010
 

This Spring Break CLAS departments are involved in two Study Abroad programs:

England: Magical Mystery Tour Through Pop Culture in London and Liverpool, England

This program travels to London and Liverpool, England. Students will s

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CLAS 2009-10 Faculty Teaching Awards
Posted Tue, 11/9/2010
  Congratulations to the faculty who were awarded a CLAS Teaching Award for 2009-10.
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Graduation Deadlines
Posted Mon, 10/11/2010
  The deadline to apply for graduation for the Winter 2011 Term is February 11, 2011.
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Spring Commencement Speeches
Posted Thu, 8/19/2010
  On May 6th, students Adrian Hussain and Alexander Marinica spoke at the CLAS commencement ceremonies. The text of their speeches is contained in the Summer issue of the CLAS Newsletter.
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The 2010 Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market is on!
Posted Fri, 6/18/2010
 

Every Wednesday, from June 9 to October 27, from 11 AM to 4 PM, at 5201 Cass Ave., in front of Prentis Hall and across from the Detroit Public Library.

The market features fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs; cider and fresh-cut flowers; honey;

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Spring/Summer MA Student Graduate Deadline Dates
Posted Thu, 5/6/2010
  The graduation deadline dates for MA students for Spring/Summer 2010 are online at the page given below.
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Change to Physical Science Requriement
Posted Fri, 10/2/2009
 

Effective Winter term 2010, AST 2010, GEL 1010, PHY 1420 and PHY 2175 will now be accepted as satisfying the college's Physical Science requirement.

For more information please contact the University Advising Center - 1600 David Adamany Und

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