Wayne State University is a research university that offers undergraduate and graduate degree courses in accounting, business administration, finance, management, marketing, business logistics, nursing, and social work. The schools and colleges of the University include School of Business Administration, College of Education, College of Engineering, Law School, College of Liberal Arts, School of Medicine, College of Nursing, and College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs. Wayne State University was founded in 1868 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.
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Founded in 1868
Wayne State University Launches the Levin Center at Wayne Law; Appoints Executives to Levin Center
Mar 11 15
Wayne State University announced the creation of the Levin Center at Wayne Law, named in honor of Senator Carl M. Levin, Michigan's longest-serving U.S. Senator. Through academic programming, training, and scholarship, the Center will equip lawyers, legislators and leaders with an understanding of how effective legislative oversight can lead to significant and meaningful changes in public policy and institutional behavior. The Center will initially focus on legislative process and the oversight authority and responsibility of the legislative branch to ensure that public and private institutions serve the public good. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Center, Senator Levin will be joining the faculty at Wayne Law as the school's Distinguished Legislator in Residence. Residence. In that capacity, Levin will co-teach courses on various subjects, including tax law and policy and legislative process and oversight. The first course will be offered in Fall 2015, and will focus on the role of legislative oversight in addressing abusive federal income tax practices.
Eugene Driker, founding member and senior partner at the Detroit law firm of Barris, Sott, Denn and Driker and former WSU Governor, will chair the Advisory Board of the Levin Center. The Board will include locally and nationally recognized leaders along with members of Wayne Law faculty and students. It will provide counsel to Senator Levin and Center staff on programmatic issues, collaborations, and activities that will further the Center's focus on the legislative process and governmental oversight at the federal, state, local, and international levels. The Board will also lead the creation of an endowment at the University funded by contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations who wish to support the Center's important mission.
Wayne State University's College of Education Appoints Ruqqayya Maudoodi as Director for the Office of Field Experiences
Aug 7 13
Wayne State University's College of Education announced that Ruqqayya Maudoodi, former field coordinator and postdoctoral research fellow with the University of Houston, has been named director for the Office of Field Experiences. In her new role, Maudoodi seeks to equip students with the necessary skills for life beyond graduation.