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Economic expansion continues as Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index climbs to 59.4

Oct, 2 2014
Reflecting an on-going confidence and enthusiasm for the economy, the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for September is 59.4, up from 54.8 in August.  A PMI value above 50 generally suggests economic growth.

Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State enhance commitment to cancer care, research

Oct, 2 2014
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) and Wayne State University (WSU) have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting excellence in cancer research, education and clinical care with an affiliation agreement that enhances the dynamic partnership spanning more than 20 years.

Wayne State research aims to develop new, more efficient catalytic materials

Oct, 2 2014
In order to support the world’s needs to make cheaper and more effective fuels, chemicals, polymers and more, new and more efficient catalytic materials and processes must be developed.

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.