News and Announcements

Former Mexico President Vicente Fox is featured speaker at Wayne State’s FOCIS 10th anniversary event, Sept. 18
Wayne State University’s Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society presents “Urban Families: The American Dream in Crisis”
Wayne State University receives $100,000 Kresge Foundation grant to support CitizenDetroit
CitizenDetroit project to engage more residents in contributing to city decision-making and revitalization with $750,000 from Knight Foundation
“Urban Families: The American Dream in Crisis” presented by FOCIS today at WSU
CitizenDetroit chosen as Knight Challenge winner for young-voter program
AllAfrica.com: Namibia: Operations Kick Off At Husab
Bridge: All eyes on Belle Isle as state takes control
Bridge: Detroit's bankruptcy has Skillman Foundation rethinking investments
AllAfrica.com: Private Sector Must Drive Africa's Economy - President Sirleaf, Liberia
The Guardian: Ghana struggling to translate oil money into development gains
Kevyn Orr says Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Still Weeks Away
Crain's Detroit Business World Watch Monthly: South Africa
Governor Backs Funds for Detroit Bankruptcy
AllAfrica.com: Analyst Calls for Accountability at White House Africa Summit
AllAfrica.com: Gates Tackles Prophets of Doom on Poverty, Foreign Aid
Auto show expected to generate nearly $400 million for Detroit area economy
U.S. innovation boosted by Silicon Valley-Detroit team-up
Wayne State's Wilson wants more state funds, high-profile researchers
Practicing Democracy: The CitizenDetroit Project
Report Faults High Fees for Out-of-Network Care (The New York Times)
Chinese Cyber Hackers a Growing Threat(voanews.com)
Should people be off on Fridays? (bbc.com)
Finding Advice for More Modest Retirement Investments (The New York Times)