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.
- New research at Wayne State will lead to more accurate multi-component system reliability and failure predictions in the auto industry and beyond
- Fundamental research by Wayne State University is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart diseases
- Wayne State professor becomes president of Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers
- Wayne State professor honored by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics for commitment to students