Wayne State is a nationally recognized urban center of excellence in research and one of only 10 U.S. public universities in major cities holding the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s designation as an institution with “very high research activity,” as well as the foundation’s most comprehensive classification for community engagement. WSU is among the nation’s top public universities for total research expenditures ($245.8 million) according to the National Science Foundation.
Research, scholarship and creative activity are the foundation of our achievements, offering students a university experience that prepares them for leadership roles as scientists, health professionals, artists, educators, entrepreneurs and more. Through groundbreaking research and hands-on education, Wayne State faculty members transform the lives of our students and the citizens of our community.
- Wayne State University and Henry Ford Hospital present findings on reducing hospital visits for patients with End State Renal Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease
- Math Corps awarded nearly $3 million NSF grant
- Studies reveal WSU-conceived non-invasive prenatal genetic test is accurate five weeks into pregnancy
- WSU researchers show genetic variants and environmental exposures have mighty influence on health
- $2.66 million NIH award to Wayne State University to improve asthma treatment outcomes in African American young adults
- New Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide - NSF 17-1