Wayne State researchers examine the role of glutamate in aging cognitive diseases
June 8, 2018
Jeffrey Stanley Naftali Raz
As people around the world live longer, the prevalence of age-associated cognitive disorders is ..
Wayne State, partners aim to radically improve health outcomes in Detroit
June 7, 2018
At the Mackinac Policy Conference on May 31, Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson pledged $1 million — along with the university’s extensive research expertise — to radically improve health outcomes in Detroit. Wilson a..
Wayne State to partner with cutting-edge STEM program on initiative for Detroit high schoolers
June 4, 2018
In an effort to encourage first-generation and underrepresented local high school students to pursue careers in math and science, Wayne State University will partner with the groundbreaking SMASH program to host the inaugural summer of the college..
“I Am A Man: My First Story 50 Years Later”
May 31, 2018
Copyright Richard Copley
The Walter P. Reuther Library, in collaboration with the Wayne Law’s Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights, is proud to host renowned photographer Richard L. Copley as he discusses his work and experienc..
Wayne State offers former students with debt — but no degree — a way back
May 30, 2018
Wayne State University today launched the Warrior Way Back program, a novel approach to re-engage students who left the university with debt and without a degree. In creating a new approach to university debt forgiveness, the Warrior Way Back will..
Wayne State University hosts citywide hackathon
May 24, 2018
Wayne State University will host approximately 600 attendees on campus from June 21-24 for the newly rebranded DHack: Detroit’s Hackathon. During DHack, college and high school students and the community will come together to create t..
Wayne State scientists make key discovery in fatty liver disease
May 23, 2018
DETROIT -- A research team at the Wayne State University School of Medicine has found an underlying link to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), obesity and diabetes that nearly one-third of Americans carry in their systems.
About 100 ..
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..
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.m. at F..