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  • WSU Another Chance bolsters Detroiters’ hope for greater success

    October 20, 2017
    The Department of African American Studies is helping Detroit residents earn their GEDs, improve their literacy skills and be prepared to meet the demands of an ever-changing workforce through WSU Another Chance, an integrated adult education program that offers free classes to help participants prepare to earn their GED and assist them as they transition into post-secondary institutions or the workforce.
  • Wayne State ranked in top 1 percent of universities worldwide

    October 19, 2017
    Wayne State University ranked 201st among more than 27,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education surveyed by the Center for World University Rankings, according to a report released this week. The ranking places Wayne State in the top 1 percent worldwide.
  • Wayne State University to launch Innovation Hub

    October 19, 2017
    As one of the nation’s preeminent urban research universities, Wayne State consistently generates important innovations and ground-breaking research. The university will launch the Wayne Innovation Hub at 4 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the Student Center Ballroom to coordinate and enhance its programs for entrepreneurship education, technology commercialization, and community partnerships, and to enhance the university’s overall culture of innovation.
  • Canvas coming soon to a classroom near you

    October 18, 2017
    Computing & Information Technology is hard at work preparing to upgrade Wayne State University's learning management system to Canvas. Twenty instructors and 1,500 students are already using Canvas this semester as early adopters.
  • Warriors In Action: Helping more Detroiters become artists

    October 17, 2017
    From Model Ts to Motown, Detroit has a rich history of visionary thinking — and Wayne State embraces the opportunity to explore different ideas through creative, outside-of-the-box approaches. Passionate about sharing their talents with others, Warriors are enriching communities and fostering artistic expression in a variety of ways.
  • Wayne State launches Warrior Strong marketing campaign

    October 16, 2017
    Wayne State’s new comprehensive marketing campaign, Warrior Strong, launched today, following a year of preparation and planning. Warrior Strong emerged as the overall theme following numerous planning discussions and research conducted by the Office of Marketing and Communications and advertising partner Roundtable6.
  • Help the Warriors light up the night at Homecoming

    October 13, 2017
    Cheer your Warrior Football team on to victory against the Northwood Timberwolves at 6 p.m. Saturday at Tom Adams Field. The Homecoming game, which is the last night game of the season, will also include a tailgate party in Lot 50 beginning at 2 p.m., along with giveaways, a performance by the marching band and halftime recognition of the 2017 Homecoming Court.
  • Artificial intelligence, coding among challenges at Detroit Hacker Nights

    October 12, 2017
    Detroit Hacker Nights, a computer-coding workshop and networking event, has returned to Wayne State this fall as part of a multifaceted, months-long effort to develop cutting-edge tech skills among Detroit youth, university students and others in the metro area. The challenges range from website development to the application of artificial intelligence.
  • Scholars to discuss civility at annual Humanities Center symposium

    October 11, 2017
    Several Wayne State scholars will discuss and analyze the concept of civility and incivility at the Humanities Center's annual fall symposium. Taking place Oct. 13 from 9:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Bernath Auditorium in the David Adamany Undergraduate Library, representatives from a variety of disciplines — including communication, urban studies and planning, philosophy, English, history, and law — will share their perspectives through four sessions. The event is open and free to the public.
  • Celebrate Detroit entrepreneurship with TechTown's fourth annual Toast of the Town

    October 10, 2017
    Join TechTown on Thursday, Oct. 12, for its fourth annual celebration of all things entrepreneurial: Toast of the Town. Enjoy a strolling dinner, cocktails and musical entertainment. Meet some of TechTown's standout entrepreneurs in the Marketplace — yes, you can shop — and win prizes in the Tip Jar Raffle. Snap a photo with friends and grab some swag.