Wayne State is a nationally recognized urban center of excellence in research and one of only two public urban universities 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 ($259.9 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 cholesterol study shows algal extracts may counter effects of high fat diets
- Wayne State University physicists publish observation of the "Charming Socialites"
- Wayne State University discovers new treatment for skin and corneal wound healing in diabetic patients
- Five Michigan universities awarded National Science Foundation partnership grant to improve academic success