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  • Scholarship recipient gains key skills with EcoCAR3

    August 22, 2017
    Ali Hussein has found a welcoming, supportive and exciting environment at Wayne State’s College of Engineering. With the help of scholarships, the senior has found time for initiatives such as EcoCAR3, where a student team converts a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro into a hybrid vehicle.
  • Global studies student hopes to help Detroit with technology

    August 21, 2017
    Connor Tukel wants to make the world a better place — and he's starting with Detroit. Tukel is a junior at Wayne State University majoring in global studies and minoring in public health. He’s part of the MedStart program, a member of the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and a clinical research technician for multiple hospital emergency departments in Detroit.
  • Department of Psychiatry receives $75K to follow up with Syrian, Iraqi refugee children

    August 18, 2017
    The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation granted $75,000 to the Wayne State University School of Medicine to support a cohort study into post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression in refugee children from Syria and Iraq. Preliminary study data released earlier this year suggested that more than half of refugee children suffer from anxiety, and 80 percent have separation anxiety.
  • Med students mentor Detroit children for lifetime of health

    August 17, 2017
    A group of Wayne State University School of Medicine medical students utilized part of their summer to mentor Detroit children and their families, preparing more than 100 participants for the Aug. 26 In the Cut 5K Fun Run/Walk in Detroit’s Chene Park.
  • View (safely) the Great American Eclipse

    August 16, 2017
    On Monday, Aug. 21, Wayne State Univeristy will partner with the Michigan Science Center to provide viewing of the partial solar eclipse taking place at 1 p.m. WSU's Department of Physics and Astronomy will join Michigan Science Center staff to provide expertise and special solar telescopes for safely viewing the eclipse.
  • WSU joins Chevrolet at the classic car show on Woodward

    August 15, 2017
    Wayne State Warriors can squeeze the most out of their summer on Saturday, Aug. 19, by heading to Woodward Avenue after the Baroudeur cycling fundraiser. Both events offer a uniquely Detroit experience — with just a bit more horsepower happening on Woodward. Wayne State’s first foray into the world’s largest single-day car enthusiast event is due in part to Provost Keith Whitfield and his two classic Chevrolets.
  • Professor takes rhetoric to another note

    August 14, 2017
    Assistant Professor Kelly Jakes (pictured, on the right) combines her love of popular song with her scholarly research to prove that music provides a way to develop and maintain cultural and political diversity. This interdisciplinary insight has found a natural home in Detroit and in Wayne State’s College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts’ Department of Communication.
  • Anthropology student's project brings artifacts to life

    August 11, 2017
    Beau Kromberg is creating a museum — one you can visit without leaving home. The Wayne State master’s student, currently studying anthropology, is creating a virtual museum to showcase the changes in medicine at the turn of the 20th century.
  • WSU celebrates Perinatology Research Branch’s 25th anniversary

    August 10, 2017
    Wayne State University and the Detroit Medical Center will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Perinatology Research Branch with three days of special on-campus events. Festivities will begin the evening of Aug. 15 with a gathering at the Brush Mall, the outdoor area between Children’s Hospital of Michigan and Harper University Hospital. The reception is open to the full School of Medicine and university communities.
  • WSU gear arrives in the Nike Detroit store

    August 9, 2017
    Hop the QLINE to get your officially licensed Wayne State University Nike apparel, available now at the Nike Detroit Community Store downtown. This brand-new Warrior gear is only available at the Nike store on Woodward Avenue between Grand River and Gratiot avenues. And Wayne State is the only NCAA Division II school in the country to have merchandise featured in a Nike store.