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 student receives NIH fellowship to study stress-induced use of nicotine
- Wayne State receives $2.5 million NIH grant to shape next generation of antibiotics
- Wayne State study provides new understanding of diabetic peripheral neuropathy
- New study suggests that children with cardiomyopathy receive significant benefits from treating entire family
- Wayne State start-up, RetroSense Therapeutics, doses first patient in phase I/II RP clinical trial
- Wayne State University receives $3.6 million NIH grant to increase number of underrepresented students in science majors