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1 VW plant, 2 unions: UAW foes get a voice  February 23, 2015

Workers who fought the UAW's organizing drive in Chattanooga now have a union of their own. A group called the American Council of Employees (ACE) last week won recognition to represent some of the Volkswagen plant's hourly and salaried workers, many of whom opposed the UAW's organizing...

Student investment conference in Detroit to include live broadcast on CNBC  February 23, 2015

CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, hosted by Scott Wapner, will broadcast live from Detroit's Cobo Center on March 27 during Wayne State University’s ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. In addition, the network's senior economics reporter, Steve Liesman, will...

Experts at Detroit conference share investment advice  February 22, 2015

A dozen Wall Street heavy-hitters and one Federal Reserve Bank president will dispense investment analysis and market updates at a two-day conference aimed at students and professionals. Hosted by Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management of Grand Blanc, the ENGAGE International...

Spotlight on the News: Congressman Mike Bishop & Engage Symposium 2015  February 22, 2015

Robert Forsythe, dean of the WSU School of Business, and David Kudla, CEO of Mainstay Capital Management were Chuck Stokes’ guests on "Spotlight on the News" talking about the March 26-27 ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Forsythe said the conference is a way...

Organ donor registry challenge set by WSU students  February 19, 2015

In memory of Rebecca Joy Butler, the daughter of WSU School of Business associate professor Timothy Butler and his wife, Beverly, the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority of Wayne State University hosts an organ donor registration challenge through Feb. 26. The Grosse Pointe Woods resident and 2009 Grosse...

Wayne State defends title in Michigan organ donor campus challenge  February 11, 2015

Members of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority at Wayne State University are working until the end of February signing up people to become organ donors in the memory of a student who died while waiting for a lung transplant in 2011. The Wayne State University students are working together in hopes of...

Super Bowl ads mesmerize viewers  February 02, 2015

Millions of football fans around the country watched the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49 Sunday. But besides the game, there was another big reason to watch the spectacle — the commercials. Jeff Stoltman, professor of marketing at Wayne State University...

Big data could be master's focus at Wayne State  February 01, 2015

Wayne State University could offer a master's degree in big data and business analytics, offered jointly by the College of Engineering and School of Business, by the fall of 2016. It will be unique because of its equal emphasis on both data analytics as well as business, said Ratna...

Business case for diversity training: Better decision-making, profits  February 01, 2015

The idea that diverse teams make better decisions than homogenous groups is a guiding principle behind many executive education programs. But few topics in the business world can be as polarizing as workplace diversity. Long-established processes can also stifle diversity, said Toni Somers, interim...

Business case for diversity training: Better decision-making, profits  February 01, 2015

The idea that diverse teams make better decisions than homogenous groups is a guiding principle behind many executive education programs. But few topics in the business world can be as polarizing as workplace diversity. Long-established processes can also stifle diversity, said Toni Somers, interim...