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  • Admissions counselor helps students start Warrior Strong

    April 20, 2018
    In the 14 years that Vanessa Reynolds has been a Wayne State admissions counselor, she has experienced many changes on campus and among incoming students. One thing, though, has remained consistent: her message to students who may feel overwhelmed by the university admissions process.
  • ‘What is Wayne, Alex?’

    April 17, 2018
    If you were watching Jeopardy! on April 12, you might have noticed a familiar question. The clue: “It’s Detroit’s county and is the name of a state university there.” Any guesses?
  • ‘Veteran Friendly’ designation awarded to Wayne State

    April 17, 2018
    Wayne State University has earned the “Veteran Friendly” designation in recognition of the quality of its programs and services offered to military veteran students. The survey, conducted by The Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency, uses seven criteria to determine the level of support provided to student veterans and military-connected students on campus.
  • Top 10 reasons to take a spring/summer class

    April 17, 2018
    From longer days and shorter semesters to Wayne State’s Spring/Summer Tuition Break, there are plenty of reasons to spend your summer on campus. 
  • From Puerto Rico to Detroit: Orlando Rios finds his research home

    April 11, 2018
    Even before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September 2017, Orlando Rios felt his opportunities to continue his undergraduate research at the University of Puerto Rico were limited due to budget cuts at the institution. In the weeks after Maria made landfall, he knew those chances were even slimmer.
  • University Research Corridor releases 11th annual benchmark report

    April 10, 2018
    Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) — an alliance of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University — released its 11th annual benchmark report, which cites the URC as the best in the nation for awarding advanced degrees in medicine and biological science.
  • Wayne State University launches e-newsletter devoted to Detroit community outreach

    April 6, 2018
  • Heart Walk: VP of health affairs takes personal experience to heart

    April 3, 2018
    As a competitive swimmer who was ranked among the top 10 in the nation in his age group, David Hefner, vice president of health affairs at Wayne State, never thought he would suffer a massive heart attack at age 47. But that’s exactly what happened on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002.
  • WSUPD Capt. Patrick Saunders finds his ‘Yellow Brick Road’

    April 2, 2018
    Wayne State University Police Captain Patrick Saunders also was told to follow the Yellow Brick Road to reach his destination — the road in this case, however, was a rigorous six-mile run and obstacle course through rough terrain in Quantico, Virginia.
  • College of Engineering to make the cut for childhood cancer research

    April 2, 2018
    Donald Lee and Ian Wixson will host their second campus “fund-razor” in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a national nonprofit committed to helping fund research to find cures for childhood cancer.
  • Catherine Lysack named interim dean for Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    March 29, 2018
    Catherine Lysack, deputy director of the Institute of Gerontology and professor in the Department of Health Care Sciences (Occupational Therapy), will serve as the interim dean for the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, effective March 28. Lysack has agreed to serve as interim dean until summer 2020.
  • LGBTQ at WSU: Respect, support and safety

    March 28, 2018
    The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE) knows that community is key — it’s a place and it’s an atmosphere that the group works hard to cultivate on campus through a range of programming, including the annual Pride Week celebration on April 2-6, 2018.
  • Office for Teaching and Learning, Office of the Provost announce inaugural Academy of Teachers

    March 27, 2018
    Wayne State University’s Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) has announced its inaugural Academy of Teachers (AOT), which has been designed to create and sustain a culture of teaching excellence based on the diffusion and implementation of evidence-driven, inclusive, and student-centered pedagogical and curricular practices across the university.
  • Save 30 percent on spring/summer tuition

    March 22, 2018
  • Associate Dean to attend HERS Leadership Institute

    March 21, 2018
    Heather Dillaway, associate dean in Wayne State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), professor of sociology, and co-director of the undergraduate public health program, has been accepted to the 2018-19 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Leadership Institute.
  • Geology grad rocks steady as she waits for grad school acceptance

    March 21, 2018
    Give Mara Karageozian a block of free time and she’ll fill it up quickly. She’s always been that way - an overachiever who is never too busy to try new things. But now, for the first time in her young life, she wishes time would move a little faster.
  • Arrangements announced for Dean Bhalla

    March 21, 2018
    We now have information to share regarding the arrangements for Dean Deepak Bhalla following his unexpected death last week. Memorial Services will be held on Monday March 26, 2018 from 4pm to 8pm at Verheyden Funeral Home, 16300 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe
  • WSU students excel at Lear Open Innovation Challenge

    March 16, 2018
    Sixteen Wayne State University students recently participated in the Lear Open Innovation Challenge, collaborating with peers from the University of Michigan to compete for prizes and summer internship opportunities.
  • Community service, cultural awareness focus of Alternative Spring Break Detroit

    March 15, 2018
    While some students may kick back on sandy beaches or destinations far away for their spring break, a group of Wayne State Warriors stuck around the city for Alternative Spring Break Detroit (ASBD).
  • Spirit of Community: Mind, body and soul

    March 13, 2018
    Over the coming weeks, look for stories that feature the 2017 Spirit of Community Award recipients as we prepare to celebrate this year's awards on March 29. These awards honor members of the WSU community who best exemplify the university's commitment to community engagement.
  • ToDoolie startup to connect students and homeowners

    March 13, 2018
    Three Wayne State students are ready to help homeowners complete their to-do lists — while securing flexible job opportunities and extra income for their peers — via their startup company, ToDoolie.
  • Volunteer for the Warrior 150 Challenge — Day of Service

    March 12, 2018
    As part of Wayne State University’s yearlong Sesquicentennial Celebration, President M. Roy Wilson has launched the Warrior 150 Challenge. The goal is for the university to complete 150,000 volunteer hours in 2018. To help the campus community achieve this, Wayne State has collaborated with a variety of organizations in need of volunteers. For more information and to learn how to track volunteer hours, visit communityoutreach.wayne.edu.
  • Spirit of Community: Health care hero

    March 7, 2018
    Over the coming weeks, look for stories that feature the 2017 Spirit of Community Award recipients as we prepare to celebrate this year's awards on March 29. These awards honor members of the WSU community who best exemplify the university's commitment to community engagement. Read more about Tapinder Singh, last year's recipient of the Student Engagement Award.
  • Timmy Global Health WSU expanding outreach to Greece in ongoing global health equity efforts

    March 7, 2018
    Members of Wayne State’s Timmy Global Health organization are expanding their impact with a new collaboration that will provide support and resources to Syrian refugees living in intake camps on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos.
  • Beyond the News: Daylight Saving Time

    March 7, 2018
    This Sunday, we’ll spring ahead for daylight saving time — but why? While many people experience short-term grogginess following the time change, the observation of daylight saving time extends the amount of daylight to allow for more productivity. Allen Goodman, professor of economics, discusses the history and impact of daylight saving time.