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  • Psychiatry’s Dr. Rosenberg talks child and adolescent internet addiction on ’20/20′

    May 23, 2017
    ABC television and “20/20” program co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas turned to Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences Professor and Chair David Rosenberg, M.D., for insight into the effects of compulsive internet device use on the child and adolescent brain.
  • Industrial design students meld form and function

    May 22, 2017
    Some people have their best ideas while they’re driving. Others find that inspiration strikes while they’re in the shower. For industrial design students at Wayne State, however, ideas spin in a constant loop.
  • WSU hosts 800 Detroit school children to promote prevention of childhood obesity, importance of exercise

    May 19, 2017
    Nearly 800 Detroit schoolchildren rolled out yoga mats on May 10, in the Wayne State University Matthaei Physical Education Center to participate in a worldwide event called All Children Exercising Simultaneously (ACES) Day which promotes the prevention of childhood obesity and the importance of regular exercise.
  • 149 years and counting …

    May 18, 2017
    For thousands of Wayne State alumni, faculty and staff, the countdown has begun leading to the university’s sesquicentennial, marking 150 years of growth and commitment to higher education, research and the Detroit community. On this date, May 18, in 1868, Wayne State University was officially founded as the Detroit Medical College. The first academic term began on Nov. 3, 1868.
  • Detroit Heart Walk comes to campus on May 20

    May 17, 2017
    The Southeast Michigan American Heart Association is set to host the Detroit Heart Walk on May 20 at 8 a.m. at Wayne State University. The walk is free, and participants are encouraged to register. Events like the Heart Walk help raise the necessary funds to continue life-saving research and education. The walk features a timed 5K, kid’s zone, fitness activities and family friendly entertainment.
  • Wayne State opens Detroit's first Geology Mineral Museum

    May 16, 2017
    From a collection of minerals once owned by Thomas Edison to a 4.5 billion-year-old meteorite you can hold in the palm of your hand, eons of geological history will be on display at Wayne State University’s new Geology Mineral Museum — the first of its kind in Detroit. The museum, located on the lower level of Old Main, opens to the public on May 19.
  • Wayne State startup acquired by Allergan plc in $60M deal

    May 15, 2017
    Allergan Plc, a leading global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, announced in September 2016 that they had acquired Wayne State University startup RetroSense Therapeutics LLC. RetroSense is a privately held clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on novel gene therapy RST-001, aimed at restoring vision in patients suffering from blindness caused by Retinitis Pigmentosa.
  • Wayne State introduces Guide app to help incoming students succeed

    May 12, 2017
    Wayne State University is offering students an innovative way to stay on track as they work toward graduation — from their phones ...
  • Alumnus ready to ride

    May 11, 2017
    Jermey Clement has summer on his mind. On Aug. 19, Clement will ride in the third annual Baroudeur, Wayne State University’s cycling event to raise money for student scholarships. Clement, who earned an M.B.A. from the Mike Ilitch School of Business in 2005, will ride the 62-mile course. Clement, pictured on the left with fellow rider Nigel Wu, was the first rider to register for this year’s event.
  • Engineering communicator takes steps toward triathlon

    May 10, 2017
    It’s a long journey from the couch to a triathlon, but Tom Gorman is well on his way. Gorman, associate director of marketing and communications for the College of Engineering, dove headlong into competitive athletics for the first time in nearly 15 years when he began training for the Motor City Triathlon, which will take place June 26 on Belle Isle.