Releases

News releases from April 2017

  • Center for Health and Community Impact awarded Target youth wellness grant
    April 27, 2017
    The Wayne State University College of Education's Center for Health and Community Impact was recently awarded a grant from Target Corporation for $75,000 as part of the retailer's ongoing youth wellness efforts. The center seeks to impro..
  • Wayne State joins the Detroit Commuter Challenge
    April 26, 2017
    Wayne State University is excited to announce its support for the Detroit Commuter Challenge in 2017. The Challenge encourages single-passenger drivers to try a more sustainable and healthy mode of travel to work during the month of May.
  • Food for fines: Help support the W food pantry
    April 25, 2017
    From April 17 through May 1, the Wayne State Libraries will be offering users a chance to have their fines removed and support a great new initiative on campus through the Food for Fines program. For every non-perishable food or toiletry item..
  • Wayne State University Board of Governors to meet Friday, April 28
    April 24, 2017
    The Wayne State University Board of Governors will hold its next regular meeting on Friday, April 28, 2017, in Room BC at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall, Detroit. The Board of Governors standing committee meetings convene at..
  • Wayne State University joins the Commuter Challenge 2017
    April 24, 2017
    Wayne State University is excited to announce its support for the Detroit Commuter Challenge in 2017. The Challenge encourages single-passenger drivers to try a more sustainable and healthy mode of travel to work during the month of May. As t..
  • WSU Athletics unveils Harwell Field Facility
    April 19, 2017
    The Wayne State University Department of Athletics had its grand opening on April 18 for the Harwell Field Facility, adjacent to the university baseball field. The main entrance is a replica of the old Ebbets Field Rotunda that once housed the Bro..
  • Media Advisory: Wayne State University to hold groundbreaking ceremony Friday, April 21, for Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments
    April 19, 2017
    WHAT: Groundbreaking ceremony for Wayne State University’s Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments. Wayne State’s demand for housing is at an all-time high and the university is preparing for continued growth and a strong future by expan..
  • Science Hall greenhouse gets new life
    April 18, 2017
    On top of Wayne State's Science Hall is a greenhouse that had not been used for about 10 years. That greenhouse is now home to the Biodiversity Network. The new student organization reclaimed the space as a spot for urban ecologists, gardening ent..
  • Help beautify Midtown
    April 18, 2017
    On Saturday, April 22, Wayne State University and Midtown Detroit Inc. will partner to make a difference in the community. The goal is to clean and beautify Midtown one block at a time and make Detroit a more beautiful city in which..
  • Help make AP Day a success
    April 13, 2017
    More than 2,300 registered students from 87 high schools plan to attend Wayne State University's AP Day on Tuesday, April 25 — a record high registration. AP Day gives students a glimpse of college life by providing a classroo..
  • Wayne State University College of Education to host Edcamp Detroit for seventh consecutive year
    April 13, 2017
    Prof. Elizabeth Corah-Hopkins, 2016 Edcamp Detroit For the seventh consecutive year, the Wayne State University College of Education will host Edcamp Detroit, a free professional development “unconference” for current and a..
  • Wayne State University offers free CME/CE training, screening
    April 12, 2017
    The University Pediatricians Autism Center (UPAC) in the Wayne State University Department of Pediatrics and the Michigan Area Health Education Center are offering free seminars this spring geared toward health professionals. This training wi..
  • Wayne State‚Äôs Center for Urban Studies receives State Farm award for home fire safety campaign in Detroit
    April 10, 2017
    The Center for Urban Studies at Wayne State University has received a State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship grant to implement a new, critical set of activities in the Detroit Fire Prevention and Safety Project. Launched last year with funding..
  • Taking Aging by Storm
    April 10, 2017
    Chair Yoga class at Art of Aging 2016 Celebrate aging at the Institute of Gerontology’s 18 th Art of Aging Successfully Conference. Keynote Andrew Humphrey, weathercaster for WDIV-4 news, kicks-off the day-long event with a call..
  • #InspireOpportunity during Wayne State Giving Day
    April 4, 2017
    Wayne State Giving Day is a time-limited fundraising event on April 4 that inspires and engages alumni, donors and the campus community. Participate now in this exciting event by sharing the news that today is Wayne State Giving Day using #In..
  • Wayne State event to connect women business students with top women executives
    April 4, 2017
    The Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business will host The Committee of 200 (C200) for a C200 Reachout on Friday, April 7.  This event will connect women business students and alumni with members of the C200, an international net..