Wayne State names new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
May 18, 2018
Wayne State University Provost Keith Whitfield today announced the appointment of Stephanie Hartwell as the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She will begin work in Wayne State’s largest college on A..
Wayne State University Community Health Pipeline expands programming with renewed funds
May 18, 2018
The Community Health Pipeline, a research and outreach program led by Noel Kulik, Ph.D., CHES, received funding from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for a second year. The award is worth $262,784.
“We are t..
Mortuary science program to offer online degree path
May 17, 2018
In fall 2018, Wayne State University’s mortuary science program will introduce an online bachelor’s geared toward students who require a flexible academic schedule due to work-life commitments. The curriculum has also been designed f..
Michigan’s top research universities conduct $1.64B in infrastructure R&D to deliver real-world solutions
May 15, 2018
LANSING, Mich. – When you binge-watch a series on Netflix, drive to the local grocery store or just pour yourself a glass of water, you are using complex systems that have been decades in the making—you are using infrastructure ,..
Mother’s Day campaign: Local charity Make Your Date featured in book by comedian, 'Hey Mom' author Louie Anderson
May 8, 2018
Detroit -- Looking for something different than the usual flowers to show mom how much you cherish her this Mother’s Day on May 13? Join the #MYDMomsMatter Campaign.
Comedian Louie Anderson has teamed up with Make Your Date, a charity b..
Wayne State, TechTown, NextEnergy launch technology innovation consortium
May 7, 2018
Wayne State University has made a $6.6 million investment in Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium dedicated to developing cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and other urban areas. A partnership between Wayne..
Board of Governors recognizes faculty scholarly achievements
May 7, 2018
( Left to right ) Jeffrey Howard; Wayne Raskind, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, accepting on behalf of Robert Aguirre; Eric Ash; Jennifer Hart; and Elizabeth Faue.
Five Wayne State University professors who have distinguis..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Friday, May 4
May 1, 2018
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, May 4, 2018, in Room BC at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings convene at 10..
Wayne State’s 150th academic year culminates with commencement ceremonies, May 8
April 30, 2018
More than 4,000 Wayne State University students have applied for graduation this spring, concluding the university's milestone 150th academic year. The 2018 Commencement will feature two ceremonies on Tuesday, May 8, at 10 a.m. and 4 p...
The Kresge Foundation powers new investment fund at Wayne State University
April 26, 2018
The Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University officials today announced a $2 million student-managed investment fund that complements a course designed to teach students the essentials of portfolio management and stock evaluation and sel..
Wayne State Political Science professor receives NSF funding to explore constraints on policy learning after disasters
April 19, 2018
Communities attempt to learn from experiencing disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, but often those lessons do not lead to policy changes that could reduce future risks.
With the help of a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, K..
Wayne State College of Engineering collaborates with technology, engineering groups to host STEM expo for local girls
April 18, 2018
Wayne State University’s chapter of the Society of Women Engineers and the Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWT) will host a one-day interactive tech expo for 4th to 12th grade girls on Thursday, April 19, on the second f..
Wayne State co-hosts Detroit Peace in the Streets conference April 20-21
April 13, 2018
The Rotary Club of Detroit and Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies will hold a two-day conference highlighting the root causes of violence in our communities. The conference, called “Peace in the Streets,&rd..
Distinguished educational equity scholar to address strengthening a positive campus climate
April 11, 2018
DETROIT – April 11, 2018 - Professor Tanya Washington of Georgia State University College of Law will speak Monday, April 16 at Wayne State University on “Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Bridging the Gap to Strengthen a P..
Wayne State University collaborates with Applied Materials on advanced semiconductor research
April 11, 2018
DETROIT, MI – Wayne State University announced a collaboration with Applied Materials, Inc. on research to develop new thin film deposition processes needed for the fabrication of advanced semiconductors. These new..