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Saturday's state football roundup: Wayne State upsets No. 13 Carson-Newman  September 13, 2014

Desmond Martin, a management major, scored on runs of 62, 6 and 13 yards as Wayne State upset No. 13 Carson-Newman, 41-31, Saturday at Tom Adams Field in a nonconference game. Martin rushed for 235 yards on 30 carries for the Warriors (1-1). Val Showers’ 87-yard kickoff return and Michael...

College spotlight: Wayne State University football to host top-25 team  September 11, 2014

After losing its opening game of the season to Michigan Tech on the last play of the game, Wayne State University's (0-1 overall, 0-1 GLIAC) football team will have a chance to earn its first win of the season against Carson-Newman, in what will be just the third collegiate night game in the...

Management alumnus featured in SelfInformed  September 10, 2014

Seneca Brookins (B.S. ’09) is profiled in the National Association for the Self-Employed's SelfInformed monthly newsletter. Brookins joined NASE in 2013 and is the founder of Jasudo, a company that helps entrepreneurs get their startups off the ground. Brookins founded Jasudo in 2012 to...

CEO Paul: Deal will give Compuware a 'freer hand' to make changes  September 08, 2014

The proposed deal for a San Francisco-based private equity firm to buy Detroit-based Compuware Corp. and take it private will make it easier for President and CEO Bob Paul to continue realigning the company's various business units — and to get the rest of the shares of...

On the Line: The working world  September 04, 2014

Marick Masters, professor of management and director of Wayne State University’s Labor@Wayne, participated in a Skype interview during an "On the Line" segment for Voice of America. Masters offered a definition of labor as it applies to today’s workforce and discussed the...

SE Michigan Purchasing Managers Index shows continued economic expansion  September 03, 2014

The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for August is 54.8, which is just above the PMI's three-month average of 54. A PMI value above 50 generally suggests economic growth. In a show of confidence, more than 93 percent of the respondents believe the Southeast Michigan...

GLIAC preview: Wayne State's Desmond Martin takes aim at 2,000-yard season  September 02, 2014

Desmond Martin the 6-foot, 220-pound fifth-year senior, will be called upon this year as a starting running back for the Warriors football team. "I really feel good about it," said Martin, a management major at Wayne State University School of Business Administration. "I feel this is...

Compuware sold to private equity firm, is likely to stay in Detroit  September 02, 2014

Detroit-based Compuware said that it plans to sell itself to a private-equity firm for $2.5 billion and once again become a privately held company. The deal is with Thoma Bravo, a firm with offices in Chicago and San Francisco that focuses on software and tech companies. Although future layoffs are...

3 important aspects of Wells Fargo's startup accelerator  September 02, 2014

William Volz, Wayne State University professor of business law and ethics, commented about the Wells Fargo startup accelerator. Volz also is an executive director of the Blackstone LaunchPad, a team of entrepreneurs, inventors and business professionals that encourages WSU students to create...

What is the state of organized labor today?  September 01, 2014

President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a federal holiday more than 100 years. What is the state of organized labor today? WWJ asked Marick Masters, professor of management for Wayne State University’s School of Business Administration and director of Labor@Wayne. "Organized labor...