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January 29, 2009 - Image 46

Resource type:
The Detroit Jewish News, 2009-01-29

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Coming toWSU? Here's
what you need to know

Incoming student admission
To be admitted to Wayne State
University with no minimum
ACT or SAT score requirements,
incoming freshmen must have
at least a 2.75 high school
grade-point average. Test
scores must be submitted,

Interested in Jewish Studies
Contact the Cohn-Haddow
Center for Judaic Studies at
(313) 577-2679.

Estimated costs for 2008
Wayne State's estimated
tuition for full-time first-year
students ranges from $6,446
to $7,988 depending on the
number of credits, but costs

and fees are subject to change
by vote of the WSU Board of
Governors. Room and board
ranges from $6,702 to $8,450,
depending on the meal plan
and room type chosen. For
more information and current
tuition and fee information, visit

Financial aid information
Our tuition rate offers
tremendous value — it's
the lowest of any research
university in the state. Last
year our students received
$244 million in financial
aid. No matter what your
circumstances, we can help you
meet the financial challenges
of higher education today. For
more details on funding your

In the news ...

The School of Business
Administration was named to
The Princeton Review's "Best 296
Business Schools" list for 2009.
Editors describe the school as
providing "a progressive MBA
program to a serious population
of working professionals."
The Review quotes students,
including one who says the
MBA coursework "is pertinent to
my profession, and I take what I
learn and use it every day in the

Jerry Herron, dean of the
Irvin D. Reid Honors College,
will receive the Faculty/Staff
Community Service-Learning
Award from the Michigan
Campus Compact. The Honors
curriculum encourages students
to enroll in coursework through


Wayne, a service-learning
initiative Herron implemented


to provide Wayne State an
office that gives faculty tools
to strengthen course content;
allows students the opportunity
to apply classroom theories; and
offers community organizations
assistance from WSU students.

The School of Medicine
recently honored two of its
medical pioneers. Dr. Herbert
Smitherman, Jr. received
the Trailblazer Award, which
recognizes alumni and faculty
who have made substantial
contributions, demonstrated
courage, initiative, innovation,
risk-taking and leadership.
Smitherman is assistant dean of
community and urban health
and assistant professor of
internal medicine. Dr. Robert
Frank received the Ambassador
Award, which honors individuals
and corporations that epitomize
the spirit of Wayne State and

WSU education, check
finaid.wayne.edu .

Where do you go to
Wayne State has more
than 100 education
and research buildings
on a beautiful, 200-acre
campus of landscaped green
spaces in Detroit's University
Cultural Center. Extension
centers in Harper Woods,
Madison Heights, Farmington
Hills, Port Huron, Clinton
Township and northwest
Detroit provide convenient
access to a wide selection of
courses offered at various times
days and evenings, including
weekends. Learn more at www.

Where do you put your car?
We have seven well-lit parking
structures and 44 surface lots,
so you're always just a short
walk from classrooms. A patrol
vehicle monitors the parking

the School of Medicine. Frank
is professor of medicine and
executive vice dean.

An academic minor in Jewish
studies was recently created
at WSU. The minor delves
into Jewish history and culture
through a broad range of
courses that cover Biblical
through contemporary times.
"The combined efforts of the
Cohn-Haddow Center and
Wayne State University's thriving
Jewish community have created
the momentum and interest
necessary for the establishment
of a Jewish studies minor,"
said Eugene Driker, chairman
of the university's Board of
Governors. "This new program
fosters a greater appreciation
for Jewish art, music and theater
throughout the region."

I.W. (Bill) Winsten,'79,
a partner in the litigation
department of Honigman Miller
Schwartz and Cohn,

facilities 24 hours a day, and
a free shuttle bus is available
on both the main and medical
campuses. For more details,
check parking.wayne.edu .

What departments should
you contact?
The university's main Web site
is loaded with useful
information and links. Check it
out at wayne.edu .

Other helpful Web sites:

Undergraduate Admissions


Campus tours

Testing and Placement

Map of campus

Housing and Residential Life

and Thomas Kienbaum,'68,
co-founder of Kienbaum
Opperwall Hardy & Pelton,
were named chair and vice
chair, respectively, of the Law
School Board of Visitors. They
will serve two-year terms. "The
Wayne State Law School does
an outstanding job of educating
and training its students for
long, prosperous careers in the
law," Kienbaum said. "As vice
chair, I would like to increase
general awareness of the Law
School's services to students and
to the community."

Wayne State University has
earned special recognition from
the Michigan Minority Business
Development Council for its
support and encouragement of
minority vendors. The university
received the Corporation of the
Year Award in the Education
and Government category
at MMBDC's annual awards


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