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Equal Justice Initiative founder to get honorary degree, speak May 12 at Wayne Law Commencement

Apr, 20 2014
Bryan A. Stevenson, one of America’s leading social justice and human rights attorneys, will receive an honorary degree and serve as keynote speaker Monday, May 12, at Wayne State University Law School’s Commencement.

Wayne State athletes to distribute basic needs kits to Detroit's homeless youth and adults

Apr, 20 2014
For the fourth consecutive year, the Wayne State University Athletics Department “W” Week Community Service Initiative — in partnership with Wayne Cares, Covenant House Michigan and Marriott International — will host a “Basic Needs Drive” to collect toiletry items for area homeless youth and adults.

Wayne State to offer country's first college course on historic Detroit comeback

Apr, 20 2014
As the story of Detroit’s historic transformation continues to twist and turn through its courtrooms, boardrooms and neighborhoods, Wayne State University today announced it will offer the country’s first university-level course on the city’s current restructuring efforts.

Ditch old electronics during Wayne State University's E-Waste Day

Apr, 15 2014
Are mobile phones, obsolete fax machines or other antiquated electronics collecting dust in your office or storage closet? If so, consider dropping them off during Wayne State’s annual E-waste Day collection, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, in Parking Lot 11.

Wayne State responds to the Heartbleed Internet Security Threat

Apr, 11 2014
The Internet security threat Heartbleed has been in the news since Monday, April 7. Passwords and personal information are said to be at risk of falling into unauthorized hands. 

Wayne Law clinic urges new environmental study for I-94 expansion

Apr, 11 2014
At Wayne State University Law School, students in the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic are trying to make sure a new environmental review is performed for a proposed $2.7 billion expansion to Interstate 94 in Detroit.

WSU business school gets ready for finals week with friendly competition between students, faculty and alumni

Apr, 10 2014
The first-ever Biz Olympics will feature teams of five to seven students, faculty and/or alumni competing in Field Day-style events with a professional twist.

Bonstelle Theatre gets back to its roots with Guys & Dolls

Apr, 3 2014
Wayne State University’s Theatre and Dance program will roll back the clock to the earliest era of the Bonstelle Theatre when its production of the 1950 classic Guys & Dolls opens on April 11. 

Secretary of State, advocates kick off April as Donate Life Month with WSU "Heart of a Warrior" celebration

Mar, 29 2014
Secretary of State Ruth Johnson, Gift of Life Michigan, the Michigan Eye-Bank and the Alpha Gamma Delta chapter at Wayne State University will celebrate Donate Life Day on WSU's main campus.

School of Medicine lab contributes to massive library of cell type definition

Mar, 29 2014
Researchers at the Wayne State University School of Medicine are among more than 250 scientists in 114 labs in more than 20 countries and regions to publish a series of coordinated papers, including landmark papers in Nature and ten other journals, revealing a definitive list of human cell states that has the potential to serve as an essential resource for regenerative medicine.

Wayne Law's Program for Entrepreneurship and Business Law helps Detroit thrive

Mar, 26 2014
Wayne State University Law School students involved with the expanding Program for Entrepreneurship and Business Law have their fingers on the pulse of the city of Detroit and its growth.

Wayne State receives grant from USGS to advance ecological restoration efforts in Great Lakes

Mar, 23 2014
Foreign mussels hitchhiking to the Great Lakes in the ballast water tanks of international freighters are becoming one of the most vexing environmental problems facing the Great Lakes. 

Robert Hayden/Dudley Randall Centennial celebrates National Poetry Month at WSU April 2-3

Mar, 18 2014
Robert Hayden (1913-80) and Dudley Randall (1914-2000) are two of Wayne State University’s most famous alumni. Through their poetry, they brought attention to the city of Detroit and the accomplishments of African American culture and history. In recognition of National Poetry Month, WSU will honor the Robert Hayden/Dudley Randall Centennial with several on-campus events April 2 and 3.

Wayne State, NOBLE hosting Criminal Justice Job and Career Fair, April 8

Mar, 17 2014
Criminal Justice Job and Career Fair on April 8. Learn about career opportunities with the FBI, DEA, Department of Corrections, U.S. Probation, and other agencies and private companies.
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