New NIH study to research Detroit firefighters' risk of hearing loss
December 13, 2017
Firefighters face potential exposure to various hazardous chemicals that increase their risk for numerous health issues. During responses to fires or other hazardous events, they may be exposed to, inhale or ingest toxic gases, vapors or particles..
Wayne State to offer in-state tuition to residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
December 12, 2017
Wayne State University will offer Michigan in-state tuition to residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands beginning with the winter 2018 semester. Registration for that semester is underway and continues through Jan. 22, 2018.
Wayne State University closes 2017 with commencement ceremonies, Dec. 12
December 8, 2017
WHAT: Nearly 3,000 students will conclude 2017 as graduates of Wayne State University and will have an opportunity to participate in commencement ceremonies.
WHEN: The ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec..
Discover Detroit for the cost of in-state college tuition
December 5, 2017
High school students around the nation now have an opportunity to attend Michigan’s premier urban research university — without having to pay out-of-state tuition. Wayne State University’s new Discover Detroit Scholarship elim..
Michigan Health Endowment Fund will support research into healthy aging at Wayne State
December 5, 2017
The Michigan Health Endowment Fund has awarded more than $256,000 to Wayne State University to help prevent frailty in older African Americans in Metro Detroit.
The project, called “Frailty Prevention in Older African Americans,” ..
Kresge Foundation invests in student success at Wayne State University
December 4, 2017
Wayne State University students will now have more help on their road to success, thanks to a $275,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation.
The Kresge award will help fund micro-grants of up to $1,500 to students experiencing financial hardships..
Philanthropist Mort Harris invests in future leaders of medicine at Wayne State University
December 1, 2017
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Mort Harris has committed $10 million toward the highly competitive Wayne Med-Direct program at Wayne State University. The program recruits the very best high school students with a passion for addressing health di..
Sperm RNA may serve as biomarkers of future health, WSU researchers find
November 30, 2017
Human sperm may hold the potential to serve as biomarkers of the future health of newborn infants, according to a new study by a Wayne State University School of Medicine research team.
Published in the peer-reviewed journal Systems Biology i..
Wayne State University, Corvias secure $307.5 million in private financing
November 30, 2017
DETROIT — The financial close of the 40-year partnership between Wayne State University and Corvias to develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the university’s student housing was completed on Nov. 30. The partnership will ..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Friday, Dec. 1
November 27, 2017
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Room BC at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings convene at 1..
New Wayne State University study further supports use of progesterone to fight preterm birth
November 17, 2017
A new study published today — World Prematurity Day — in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complication..
President M. Roy Wilson installed as new board chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges; also serves as board member with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
November 15, 2017
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently announced that Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson, M.D., is the new chair of the AAMC Board of Directors. He assumed the chair on Nov. 7 and will serve a one-year term...
Wayne State University’s GO-GIRL program accepting applications for winter 2018
November 13, 2017
DETROIT — Wayne State University’s GO-GIRL (Gaining Options – Girls Investigate Real Life) program is accepting applications for the winter 2018 semester. The initiative seeks to increase seventh grade girls’ competence and..
Best-selling author, political analyst Michael Eric Dyson featured speaker at Wayne State University FOCIS event, Nov. 16
November 9, 2017
Michael Eric Dyson, best-selling author, political analyst and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, will be the keynote speaker for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society’s (FOCIS) 10th anniversary lecture, &ld..
From child's play to Mars-inspired physician to Apple’s App of the Year, Wayne State's Innovation Hub Nov. 15 launch will cover the innovation and entrepreneurship spectrum
November 7, 2017
Compelling speakers from the Wayne State community will describe their experiences in bursts known as Innovation, Disruption and Opportunity (IDO) Talks
As one of the nation’s preeminent urban research universities, Wayne Stat..