News releases from September 2017
Wayne State’s Office of Federal TRIO awarded five-year grant for the McNair Scholars Program
September 25, 2017
The Wayne State University Office of Federal TRIO was recently awarded a five-year, $1,187,720 grant for the McNair Scholars Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program.
The McNair Scholars Program prepares eligible participants for doctoral s..
New Wayne State research findings offers hope to people with fibromyalgia
September 21, 2017
A novel psychological therapy that encourages addressing emotional experiences related to trauma, conflict and relationship problems has been found helpful for people with the chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. A research team led by Mark A. Lu..
Oct. 13 symposium on African-American women’s health at WSU School of Medicine
September 20, 2017
The Dr. Marjorie Peebles-Meyers Symposium on African-American Women’s Health will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Open to the public, the symposium topics will include &ld..
Wayne State receives $1.2 million NSF grant to develop autonomous battery operating system
September 20, 2017
DETROIT – The future of innovation will rely on effective, integrative battery operating systems that provide sustained and reliable power. Emerging technologies such as electric-drive vehicles and stationary energy storage systems will requ..
Wayne State Police officers initiating donut stops
September 19, 2017
Called “WSUPD Donut Stop,” Wayne State University Police Department (WSUPD) officers will give out doughnuts and safety tips to students at various locations on campus, as part of Warrior Wednesday. &nbs..
MEDIA ADVISORY: Former Mexico president Vicente Fox is featured speaker at Wayne State University FOCIS event, Sept. 18
September 14, 2017
WHAT: Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will be the keynote speaker for the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society’s (FOCIS) 10th anniversary lecture series “What in the World is Going On?” kickoff event. Fox will ..
The W awarded Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan grant
September 11, 2017
The W, Wayne State University’s campus food pantry, has been awarded a one-year, $34,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM) to help combat the increasingly common issue of food insecurity among college stude..