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Wayne State University

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized urban research institution offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 27,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 200 acres; its five satellite campuses offer higher education to students throughout Southeast Michigan.

Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools — particularly in the sciences — Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan’s public universities.

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House of Representatives members and staff walk the article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol. AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Impeaching a former president – 4 essential reads

There are a lot of questions about the point of putting on trial someone who is no longer in office.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 61. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images

How can America heal from the Trump era? Lessons from Germany’s transformation into a prosperous democracy after Nazi rule

The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
President Donald Trump gestures during a Jan. 6 speech in Washington, D.C. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Federal leaders have two options if they want to rein in Trump

Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?
For both children and adults, practicing mindfulness can improve brain function and enhance the immune system. Wavebreakmedia via Getty Images

How kids can benefit from mindfulness training

Many adults have benefited from mindfulness in recent years. Could the practice also benefit children? A researcher looked at that and found promising results.
Some people argue the poor service is because of a stereotype that Black people tip less. PavelVinnik/iStock via Getty Images

Why waiters give Black customers poor service

It's long been known that Black patrons of bars and restaurants tend to get worse service than white customers. What's not been well understood is precisely why.
A woman views a manipulated video that changes what is said by President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama. ROB LEVER/AFP via Getty Images

3 reasons for information exhaustion – and what to do about it

A philosopher writes about why many of us are feeling tired with the constant onslaught of information coming at us.
When a life ends, those who remain deal with the body. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

When someone dies, what happens to the body?

A funeral director explains how the bodies of the deceased are prepared for burial or cremation in the United States.
Esta técnica de modificación del comportamiento reduce los signos de agresión y contribuye a que los niños sigan las normas familiares. Brooke Fasani Auchincloss/The Image Bank via Getty Images

El tiempo fuera bien aplicado mejora el comportamiento de los niños

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, los padres pasan más tiempo de lo habitual con sus hijos, por lo que necesitan más que nunca que la disciplina en casa funcione. Esta técnica suele ser muy efectiva.

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