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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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The mass shooting at a dance studio in Monterey Park, Calif., is the latest in an endless string of gun violence tragedies. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

Horror and anguish are playing out on repeat following the latest mass shooting – and the mental health scars extend far beyond those directly affected

Even people who are only indirectly exposed to these repeat tragedies, such as first responders and those affected by media coverage, can experience profound and long-lasting grief.
Malgré des années de politiques d'austérité salariale et le retour de l'inflation, les mouvements de protestation, comme ici en juin à Sydney, n'ont été que très épisodiques en Australie, en partie du fait de la loi. Saeed Khan / AFP

États-Unis, Royaume-Uni, Espagne… Quelles perspectives pour l’action syndicale dans le monde en 2023 ?

À quelques jours du mouvement des syndicats français contre la réforme des retraites, les experts de The Conversation vous proposent un panorama mondial de la mobilisation sociale.
People of any age or walk of life can access and benefit from meditation. Daniel de la Hoz/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Meditation and mindfulness offer an abundance of health benefits and may be as effective as medication for treating certain conditions

Mindfulness, one of the most common forms of meditation, is a skill that must be cultivated and practiced. With some training and discipline, it can help anyone live more fully in the moment.
Worker unrest has been surging around the world. voy ager

Global economy 2023: what happens next with industrial action

With real wages in many countries having been stagnant for years, the inflation surge has brought unions back to life.
Workers such as these Starbucks employees in St. Anthony, Minn., increasingly went on strike in 2022. Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

Worker strikes and union elections surged in 2022 – could it mark a turning point for organized labor?

Workers have filed the most union petitions since 2015 and the number of strikes have surged, but whether this turns into a sustained increase in membership rates is still unclear.
When sleep routines have gone haywire, there are things to keep in mind to help the whole family reset. Catherine Falls/Moment via Getty Images

Better sleep for kids starts with better sleep for parents – especially after holiday disruptions to routines

Sound sleep, for long enough every night, with consistent bed and wake-up times are critical for kids’ health. A child development expert suggests some overarching tips to help get you there.
Rep. Bennie Thompson, a Democrat from Mississippi, is chairman of the House select committee investigating the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The Jan. 6 committee makes its case against Trump, his allies and their conspiracy to commit an insurrection: Five essential reads

The US select congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the Capitol has wrapped up its nearly two-year probe of that day’s violent but unsuccessful insurrection.
Tehassi Hill, tribal chairman of the Oneida Nation, stands outside a U.S. appeals court in 2019 after arguments in a case that has made its way to the Supreme Court. AP Photo/Kevin McGill

Native American children’s protection against adoption by non-Indian families is before the Supreme Court

A case before the Supreme Court will determine whether a federal law meant to protect Native American children from being forcibly removed from their families is constitutional.
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation Chuck Hoskin Jr. speaks in Tahlequah, Okla. A U.S. Supreme Court ruling is upending decades of law in support of tribes. AP Photo/Michael Woods

Supreme Court reversed almost 200 years of US law and tradition upholding tribal sovereignty in its latest term

For the past 50 years, the Supreme Court has issued rulings that narrow tribal rights while Congress has worked to expand them. A recent ruling struck yet another blow against Native sovereignty.

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