News

College of Engineering reports record enrollment for fall 2014

Sep, 30 2014
Undergraduate student enrollment is at its highest level in 24 years, with numbers surpassing 1,900. Graduate student enrollment is at its highest number (more than 1,200) in a decade.

Bruce Mills to speak about the journey of life and autism Oct. 30

Sep, 24 2014
Bruce Mills, professor of English at Kalamazoo College, has published several essays and articles and co-edited a book about siblings and autism.

Wayne State to showcase campus, programs during Fall Open House

Sep, 24 2014
Prospective undergraduate students will have an opportunity to explore Wayne State University and speak with admission counselors and program representatives during Wayne State’s Fall Open House, which will be held on the university’s main campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11.

Acclaimed author Charles Baxter to speak at Wayne State University Sept. 22

Sep, 18 2014
The Irvin D. Reid Honors College is partnering with the Wayne State English Department to host author and former Wayne State English professor Charles Baxter for a talk titled “Improvising Fiction: A Talk by Charles Baxter - What good is fiction anyway?” at 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 in the Bernath Auditorium of the Undergraduate Library.

RESCHEDULED - Knowledge on Tap, Wayne State's popular speaker series, returns Sept. 17

Sep, 15 2014
Join Anthropology Professor Krysta Ryzewski as she presents "Detroit's Lost Communities: A chat with the city's premier urban archaeologist"

Wayne State's Global Festival celebrates cultural diversity on campus

Sep, 11 2014
Wayne State University’s Global Festival will return to campus from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17. 

President Wilson accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep, 3 2014
President M. Roy Wilson from Wayne State University in Detroit accepts the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge and announces three challenges of his own.

Wayne State extends appreciation to Windsor area alumni, prospective students with upcoming events

Aug, 29 2014
Wayne State University is experiencing an influx of international students thanks to our excellent academic programs, tuition initiatives, and outreach initiatives aimed at increasing diversity in the classroom. 

Deadline to nominate for Marshall Memorial Fellowship is Sept. 29

Aug, 28 2014
Nominees for the MMF must demonstrate leadership capacity and creativity; a commitment to diversity; a desire to effect lasting change in their local communities; a commitment to transatlantic and global engagement, and remaining a steward of the transatlantic agenda throughout their careers.

Academica featured on 'Campus Technology' -- Rethinking the campus portal

Aug, 21 2014
Wayne State University is rolling out a homegrown portal focused on real-time, two-way communication and better anticipating users' needs.

NEH awards WSU professor $205k grant for anthropology research in Caribbean

Aug, 15 2014
The National Endowment of Humanities (NEH) awarded Krysta Ryzewski, assistant professor of anthropology at Wayne State University, a collaborative research grant ($205,840) for her proposal, "Caribbean Colonial Interactions and Dynamic Island Communities: A Diachronic Archaeology of Montserrat, 1000-1730 AD".

'Science' features advances in understanding of preterm birth and discoveries made at Perinatology Research Branch, WSU, DMC

Aug, 15 2014
The Aug. 15 edition of the prestigious journal Science features a major article about the most important problem in obstetrics: preterm labor.