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  • Expressions fashion show to showcase student designs, talent

    April 20, 2017
    New York. Paris. Milan. Midtown. Wayne State University’s Fashion Design and Merchandising Organization (FDMO) will take to the runway for its annual student-run Expressions spring fashion show at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the McGregor Memorial Conference Center.
  • Wayne State ranked among top in world for academic quality

    April 20, 2017
    One of the world’s most comprehensive rankings of academic quality has classified Wayne State University as 77th best in the United States and 254th worldwide. The University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2016-17 World University Rankings (urapcenter.org), compiled by Middle East Technical University, gathered data on 2,000 higher education institutions with the highest number of publications. The universities were then ranked by academic performance.
  • Innovative partnership increases exposure for Detroit’s largest archival repository

    April 19, 2017
    Historical materials preserved at the Walter P. Reuther Library are receiving increased exposure and research use through an innovative partnership with the Digital Publishing Unit in the University Library System.
  • Wayne State University Police Department to add a mounted unit

    April 18, 2017
    Giddy up. The Wayne State University Police Department is adding a mounted unit to its impressive array of policing tools.
  • What will it take to make Detroit a "baby friendly" city?

    April 17, 2017
    Despite four major health systems, thousands of doctors, and countless social service programs, Detroit's infant mortality rate rivals that of a developing nation. 
  • Be The Match at Wayne State University

    April 14, 2017
    To help connect more individuals with those in need, Wayne State University’s Division of Enrollment Management will host its first Be The Match bone marrow registry drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18, 2017. Members of the campus community between the ages of 18 and 44 are invited to register to become a bone marrow donor.
  • Two Wayne State University graduate students among four Albert Schweitzer Fellowship award recipients

    April 13, 2017
    The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) recently announced the selection of its inaugural class of Detroit Schweitzer Fellows. Among the four honorees are two Wayne State University graduate students, Maliha Ahmed, a student in the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, and Lindsay Toman from the WSU sociology program.
  • In-depth series written by former Wayne State University journalism student wins Pulitzer Prize

    April 12, 2017
    An in-depth series written by a former Wayne State University journalism student for the New York Daily News in collaboration with ProPublica has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for public service, the most prestigious award in journalism. The series, written by investigative reporter Sarah Ryley, exposed the New York Police Department’s widespread abuse of eviction rules to force hundreds of people — many of them poor minorities — from their homes over alleged criminal activities.
  • Great Lakes water piped to Southwest 'our future,' says NASA scientist

    April 12, 2017
    The idea is as old and dusty as the desert Southwest: Pipe abundant Great Lakes water to parched cities out West, such as Phoenix and Las Vegas.
  • Beyond the News: Wayne State task force, police officers work to decrease fatal overdoses

    April 7, 2017
    A Wayne State task force formed in July 2016 to study the safe use of controlled medications has helped reduce the number of fatal overdoses involving heroin and prescription opioids, according to the university’s Associate Vice President of Government Health Affairs Doug Skrzyniarz.
  • Spirit of Community Awards honor faculty, staff and students who serve others

    April 6, 2017
    When LaShawnda Wrice was diagnosed recently with lupus, she wasn’t sure where to go for help and support. That’s when the development operations coordinator for Wayne State University’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs began working with Lupus Detroit. Becoming aware of the impact of this disease, she made it a point to inform others.
  • Wayne State's inaugural Relay for Life event set for April 14

    April 6, 2017
    Join Wayne State University in remembering lost loved ones, raising awareness and honoring cancer survivors during its inaugural Relay for Life fundraising event on Friday, April 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.
  • Getting to Know: Event specialist aims to introduce local families to archery, new experiences

    April 5, 2017
    In her spare time, Dellashon Di Cresce aims higher – literally. Di Cresce, in addition to her role as an event specialist in WSU’s Office of Special Events and Services, works with her husband Nick to run one of the largest archery programs in the state, Motor City Archers. The group visits local schools and recreation centers to provide students with basic training in the sport. 
  • Paint the town green and gold

    April 5, 2017
    Dig out your painting clothes, start planning a Warrior masterpiece and bring your creativity to the Matthaei — the annual Paint the Spirit Walk competition has begun. WSU Athletics invites all campus groups — including student organizations and athletic teams — and individuals to share their Warrior pride and paint a square on the Spirit Walk, the sidewalk on the athletic campus between the Matthaei Physical Education Center and the softball field, leading up to Adams Stadium.
  • Eating Detroit River fish: How much is too much? Keith Matheny

    April 1, 2017
    People who eat fish from the Detroit River two or more times per month have higher toxin levels in their blood and urine than national averages, a recent state health department study showed. Blood and urine samples taken from 273 frequent river anglers had two to three times the average amount of mercury and PCBs, as well as elevated dioxin levels, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Wayne State campus pantry, The W, set to open April 2

    March 28, 2017
    Wayne State University’s campus pantry, The W, will open on Sunday, April 2. The pantry will provide perishable and nonperishable goods, toiletries, women’s hygiene products and other supplies to WSU students facing food insecurities.  The W, which will be located at 703 W. Kirby — in the Towers between Dunkin’ Donuts and Subway — will provide students free access to nutritious food.
  • Accepting applications for Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship program

    March 24, 2017
    Wayne State University is excited to announce the Postdoctoral to Faculty Transition Fellowship (PFT) program, a major initiative to foster a diverse academic environment by encouraging promising urban disparity scholars to launch their academic careers at WSU.
  • Cleo CEO, CTO to Share Big Data Production Implementation Tips at Annual Symposium

    March 23, 2017
    Wayne State’s Big Data & Business Analytics Group brings together industry experts to exchange insights on big data strategies and best practices to drive business growth.
  • Camera provides around the clock view of the Mike Ilitch School of Business building construction

    March 22, 2017
    Anyone interested in learning more about the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business’ new building can now check the construction progress anytime — night or day.
  • Top 10 Reasons to take a spring/summer class at WSU

    March 22, 2017
    From longer days and shorter terms to Wayne State's Spring/Summer Tuition Break, there are plenty of reasons to spend your summer on campus.
  • WSU entrepreneur helps swimmers connect and enhance their training with award-winning app

    March 15, 2017
    Mike Ilitch School of Business alumnus Fares Ksebati is the co-founder and CEO of MySwimPro, which has been named the Best Watch App of the Year by Apple.
  • Wayne State partners with Raise.me to connect with high school students earlier

    March 13, 2017
    Wayne State University will build upon its long-standing commitment to providing opportunity and access to higher education through a new partnership with Raise.me, a funding platform that offers high school students the opportunity to earn scholarships on their path to college.
  • Metro Detroit gets grant for historic study of black cancer survivors

    March 13, 2017
    The Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Wayne State University School of Medicine just received a five-year grant to begin the nation’s largest-ever study of African-American cancer survivors — men and women — to examine why black people have a higher incidence of, and death from, cancer than other races. The National Cancer Institute wants to use the study to develop national strategies to prevent and combat cancer in African Americans.
  • Big Data, Business Analytics Symposium

    March 10, 2017
    Wayne State University will host its fourth annual Big Data and Business Analytics Symposium on March 23 and 24 at the WSU Student Center. More than 100 leading companies in varied fields such as health care, finance, information technology, energy, automotive, manufacturing and supply chain management will converge to discuss how big data strategies can drive business success.
  • Wayne State University scientists discover the Zika virus can damage eyes, may cause blindness

    March 9, 2017
    Scientists with Wayne State University say they are the first to publish research to show the Zika virus can damage retina cells in the eyes, and in some cases cause blindness.
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