Schlichting, Davidoff, Borrocci to be honored with Ilitch School awards
June 30, 2016
The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business has announced the 2016 recipients of its three signature awards for alumni and friends of the school. Nancy Schlichting, Mark Davidoff and Krystina Borrocci — as well as student schol..
Wayne State University board approves 2017 budget; increases tuition below state restraint cap
June 24, 2016
DETROIT — Wayne State University’s Board of Governors today approved a $631.2 million operating budget for fiscal year 2017 that calls for a tuition increase of $13.19 per credit hour, or 3.8 percent for Michigan resident lower-divisio..
Wayne State University startup joins ranks of 50 smartest companies
June 22, 2016
DETROIT – Wayne State University startup RetroSense Therapeutics LLC has been named one of the 50 Smartest Companies by the MIT Technology Review . The 50 Smartest Companies represent the businesses that are the most ambitious, creative and..
Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Friday, June 24
June 20, 2016
The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, June 24, 2016, in Room FGH at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings convene at..
Longtime Wayne State University administrators honored
June 16, 2016
The Wayne State University chapter of the Michigan ACE Network and the President's Commission on the Status of Women (COSW) recently honored two Wayne State University administrators for their long and impressive work to support, promote and d..
Center for Peace and Conflict Studies presents Ralph Bunche Summer Institute 2016 Program
June 15, 2016
The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne State University will host the 2016 Ralph Bunche Summer Institute from Monday, July 25 to Friday, July 29. The program will be held each day from 8:3..
“The Fates We Choose" marks the third season of the Underground Theatre
June 14, 2016
The Underground Theatre returns to Detroit this July for its official third season. The theme for this summer is “The Fates We Choose.” Each weekend, the theatre will feature one of four exploratory wo..
Wayne State to host second annual cycling event through Detroit
June 9, 2016
Wayne State University announced today that it will once again host its urban cycling event, The Baroudeur, to raise scholarship dollars for students in financial need. The second annual Baroudeur will take place on Wayne State’s Mid..
Reuther Library seeks identities in Edward Stanton’s photos of Detroit’s Black Bottom and Paradise Valley neighborhoods
June 8, 2016
The Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University is seeking to identify the subjects in the Edward Stanton Photographs, a large selection of photographs taken by Detroit-born photographer Edward Stanton in Detroit’s Black Bottom and P..
Sean Anderson Foundation creates $25,000 endowment for Wayne State HIGH Program
June 7, 2016
The Sean Anderson Foundation has committed $25,000 to establish an endowment for the Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program. The funds will be used to provide short-term support to Way..
Wayne State to offer free parking for newly admitted freshmen
June 7, 2016
Wayne State University has announced a free parking pilot program to support student success. The university will offer parking to newly admitted freshmen – in particular, those who are first-time at any col..
S.E. Michigan Purchasing Managers Index three-month average hits 60.5
June 2, 2016
DETROIT—The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) dipped slightly in May 2016, losing 2.8 points to 59.9. However, with three consecutive strong months and significant increases in the commodity price and employment indices, the..
Homelessness in college students is an issue, finds recent Wayne State study
June 2, 2016
In the nation’s first study of homelessness in college students, Wayne State University researchers in Detroit have found that unstable housing has a negative impact on students with respect to health, stressful events and other areas of th..