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Wayne State MBA student makes the Michigan Chronicle's 40 under 40 African American Leaders list  October 31, 2014

Congratulations to School of Business Administration student Brittany Washington. She was named one of the Michigan Chronicle's 40 under 40 African American Leaders. Washington is currently enrolled in the M.B.A program. Washington is the president of Michigan Elderly Company, a development...

Emagine CEO: 'We would consider coming back' to Bloomfield Park development  October 27, 2014

Paul Glantz (B.A. ’80), founder and CEO of Emagine Entertainment Inc. and member of the School of Business Administration’s Board of Visitors, spoke with Crain’s Detroit Business about perhaps opening an Emagine theater at the Bloomfield Park development. Glantz first showed...

Hidden gems of Detroit  October 20, 2014

Crain's reporter Amy Haimerl identified a handful of the city’s hidden gems including Wayne State University’s McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Designed by Detroit architect Minoru Yamasaki, the conference center is on the National Register of Historic Places. Haimerl noted...

State roundup: Wayne State falls on late field goal  October 19, 2014

Ryan Laberge kicked a 24-yard field goal with 22 seconds to play and Northern Michigan defeated visiting Wayne State, 33-30, on Saturday. Wayne State had led 23-10 early in the third quarter, and after losing that lead regained it at 30-27 when finance major Carl Roscoe hit Michael Johnson with a...

What are the supply chain issues affecting a major, international tier one automotive supplier? Sam Ogle finds out.   October 15, 2014

Mike Silvio, director of supply chain management for Cooper Standard and part-time faculty in the WSU School of Business Administration, said shortage of transportation capacity is a major challenge in the United States. Silvio said many road carriers are shifting loads to rail without the...

Y Combinator's Stanford startup course: Where the teachers are millionaires  October 08, 2014

This college semester, Stanford University is trying something new by hosting a class from startup accelerator Y Combinator. The class, called "How To Start A Startup," is mainly taught by Y Combinator President Sam Altman, but also features real-world entrepreneurial success...

A leader engaged: Kudla to spearhead student investment conference  October 06, 2014

David Kudla, CEO and chief investment strategist of Mainstay Capital Management LLC, is the executive director of the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. The event is being hosted by Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management at Cobo...

Two SBA alumni among Crain's 2014 "40 under 40"  October 06, 2014

Wayne State University School of Business Administration alumni Erik Tungate (M.B.A. ’01) and Christopher Uhl (M.B.A. ’11) were listed on the 2014 Crain’s "40 under 40." Tungate, 38, is the city manager for Oak Park. "I’m there to get the job done and plow...

Experts to share outlooks with students at ENGAGE investment conference at Cobo  October 02, 2014

Wayne State University will be the hosting what is being billed as the largest student investment conference in the world this spring at Cobo Center. The two-day ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium on March 26-27 will bring together students, professors and...

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index shows economic expansion in September  October 01, 2014

Reflecting ongoing confidence in the economy, the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index jumped in September to a level of 59.4, which is 4.6 points above the August level. Any value above 50 suggests economic growth. The rise in the overall index was driven by increases in the production and...