• New Guide app helps freshmen navigate first semester

    November 13, 2017
    Freshman Ana Alexandrova is checking things off her first semester’s to-do list — with the help of Wayne State’s new Guide app. Alexandrova — a member of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College who chose to study at Wayne State because of its strong science programs and unique urban atmosphere — is using the Guide app to make the most of her college experience.
  • Celebrate International Education Week

    November 8, 2017
    Join the Office of International Programs for a series of special events celebrating International Education Week from Nov. 13-17. International Education Week focuses on the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, with the goal of preparing American students for a global environment and attracting future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.
  • Nominations sought for WSU's Spirit of Community Awards

    November 7, 2017
    Do you know someone who is making a difference in the community? Nominate them now for Wayne State's Spirit of Community Awards. The awards will honor students, staff and faculty who participate in meaningful, sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships with our community and who best exemplify the spirit of WSU's deep commitment to community engagement. 
  • Wayne State releases 2017-22 Sustainability Strategic Plan

    November 2, 2017
    Continuing its work toward environmental sustainability, Wayne State University is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 Sustainability Strategic Plan. The plan looks at the future of WSU's sustainability efforts and also includes highlights from the past several years, including the campus-wide recycling program, the installation of a solar array and wind turbine, the establishment of the Office of Campus Sustainability, and more. 
  • WSU to launch Innovation Hub Nov. 15

    October 31, 2017
    Do you want to rub shoulders with some of the leading innovators and entrepreneurs connected to Wayne State University? How about witness some brief, but powerful “TED Talk”- style presentations that will open your mind to new possibilities? Connect with university, community, and business organizations that can help determine the future course of your career? Enjoy great music, good food, and fascinating company? Join us at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 as we celebrate the launch of the Wayne Innovation Hub in the center of the campus.
  • Wayne State University crowdfunding to create Woodward and Warren Park

    October 27, 2017
    Wayne State is more than halfway to its goal to raise funds that will be used to transform the greenspace at Woodward and Warren avenues into an active, family friendly public park — but it needs your help to succeed. Funds raised during this crowdfunding campaign will go toward sustainable landscaping, pop-up seating, shade sails, and lawn games for the existing greenspace.
  • Wayne State among safest campuses in Southeast Michigan

    October 24, 2017
    Midtown Detroit, which includes Wayne State’s 200-acre campus, has experienced another year of decreasing crime, a trend that has shown a 55 percent overall decline since 2009. According to the recently released Clery Act reportable 2016 crime statistics, serious crimes such as homicides and assaults continue to reveal a downward movement.
  • OptimizeWayne challenges students to bring change to Detroit

    October 19, 2017
    OptimizeWayne is holding its second Social Innovation Challenge this year and is looking for motivated and creative students to participate. Teams will take time to perfect their ideas for community impact with workshops and mentor support before presenting them to a panel of judges, who will award top presenters with funding for their projects. The challenge is open to students of all majors, and the deadline to submit is Oct. 31.
  • Wayne State launches Warrior Strong campaign

    October 16, 2017
    Wayne State’s new comprehensive marketing campaign, Warrior Strong, launched Monday, following a year of preparation and planning. Warrior Strong emerged as the overall theme following numerous planning discussions and research conducted by the Office of Marketing and Communications and advertising partner Roundtable6. 
  • Black Student Union donates clothes, toiletries for Homeless 100 project

    October 12, 2017
    Wayne State University’s Black Student Union (BSU) teamed up with a variety of organizations to provide clothes and toiletries to Detroit’s homeless community as part of a growing relief effort. Joined by Wayne State’s Organization of Black Alumni, Black Faculty and Staff Association, and other community members, BSU volunteers offered hats, gloves, coats, deodorant, toothpaste, and additional items to more than 80 men and women throughout the city.