Media Advisory: Wayne State to welcome more than 1,800 students to Midtown campus this weekend
August 26, 2016
Detroit’s Midtown neighborhood will have more than 1,800 new residents by the end of this weekend, as Wayne State University welcomes students to its residence halls on Aug. 27 and 28. “Move-in Days” is the university&r..
Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance chosen as one of 40 URTA programs in the country
August 25, 2016
(Left) Breayre Tender and Michael Manocchio in the Hilberry Theatre’s
production of The Great Gatsby.
DETROIT – The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance was granted membership to the University Residence Th..
Specialized test detects bacterial infections in youngest infants with fever
August 24, 2016
(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) – Physicians from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, UC Davis Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital, in collaboration with 19 other pediatric emergency departments around the..
Wayne State alumna invests in political science, endows fellowship for Ph.D. students
August 22, 2016
Leda McIntyre Hall
Wayne State University has received a $750,000 gift from Leda McIntyre Hall ’84 Ph.D. to create the Leda McIntyre Hall Endowed Ph.D. Fellowship in Political Science in Wayne State’s College of Liberal Art..
Detroit welcomes Neighborhoods in America’s Legacy Cities: A Dialogue in Detroit conference
August 22, 2016
DETROIT – Neighborhoods in America’s Legacy Cities: A Dialogue in Detroit, a conference presented by the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office, the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) and Wayne State University..
Media Advisory: Cyclists to ride Detroit in Wayne State's annual Baroudeur
August 17, 2016
More than 1,000 people will ride in Wayne State University's second annual urban cycling event, The Baroudeur (bah-roo-DUHR), through Detroit and a dozen surrounding communities. The ride includes distances of 25, 62 (Metric Century)..
Asandi Conner named director of Detroit Revitalization Fellows
August 16, 2016
Asandi Conner has been named director of Detroit Revitalization Fellows (DRF), a program of Wayne State University. She succeeds Graig Donnelly, who in April assumed the role of assistant vice president for economic development at Wayne State and..
Statewide research universities to receive $9M for Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center
August 15, 2016
Healthier Black Elders event participants volunteering for research
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The U.S. National Institutes of Health will award an estimated $9 million over the next 5 years to a new statewide center to enhance the und..
Wayne State receives NEH grant to transform graduate education in the humanities
August 12, 2016
Wayne State University is among 28 colleges and universities nationwide slated to receive a total of $1.7 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) aimed at transforming the culture of graduate education.
FRIDAY: School of Medicine marks 10 years of pioneering ultrasound curriculum
August 11, 2016
A forward-thinking Wayne State University School of Medicine was one of only two medical schools in the United States to formally add ultrasound training to its academic curriculum a decade ago. For the 10th year, the medical..
Wayne State cognitive neuroscientist awarded $2.3M to study fetus-to-infant brain development
August 2, 2016
DETROIT – Wayne State University neuroscientist Moriah Thomason, Ph.D., was awarded a five-year, $2.3 million grant to study the functional development of the human fetal brain and correlate it to behavior at age 4. The grant is an Innovati..
S.E. Michigan Purchasing Managers Index dips to 55.5 in July
August 2, 2016
DETROIT—The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) continued its gradual descent, losing 3.3 points to hit 55.5 in July 2016. Although this is the third straight month of decline, the three-month average is still very strong at 5..
McGregor Fund gift will help at-risk students succeed at Wayne State
August 1, 2016
Wayne State University has received $200,000 from the McGregor Fund to develop a comprehensive plan for students who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as those experiencing difficulty in meeting basic non-academic needs.
Wayne State named as 2016 Project Degree Completion Award finalist
July 28, 2016
Wayne State University today announced it has been named as one of five finalists for the Association of Public Land-grant Universities’ (APLU) 2016 Project Degree Completion Award. The university earned the distinction after reporting a 9 p..
Media Advisory: Wayne State School of Medicine welcomes 287 physicians-in-training at annual ‘White Coat Ceremony’ in Detroit
July 28, 2016
The Wayne State University School of Medicine will officially welcome its newest class of physicians-in-training at the annual White Coat Ceremony. Surrounded by family and friends, 287 new medical students making up the Class of 2020 wi..