Today@Wayne

  • Register for the Baroudeur before price increases on July 20

    July 18, 2018
    The Baroudeur, Wayne State University’s annual cycling event in support of student scholarships, is fast approaching on Saturday, Aug. 18. If you are planning to ride, you still have time to take advantage of the $70 registration rate.
  • President Wilson to embark next week on second annual Road Warrior bicycle tour

    July 18, 2018
    Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson will visit four Michigan cities in four days during the second annual Road Warrior bicycle tour July 23-26. He will bike more than 500 miles on the journey, traveling to Marshall, Holland, Owosso and Imlay City. Watch Wilson live on Fox 2 Detroit this Saturday morning at 7:45 as he talks about the tour.
  • Small business Warriors

    July 16, 2018
    Throughout metro Detroit, Wayne State University alumni and students are building unique enterprises that continue to boost the economy. These independent Warriors are dreaming big — and making a major impact on the Motor City.
  • Social Club Grooming Company puts modern spin on traditional barbershop

    July 12, 2018
    When former Wayne State student Sebastian Jackson opened the Social Club Grooming Company in 2012 with his wife Gabrielle, the couple immediately recognized its potential to be not just a salon but a safe haven — and even a slice of home for some. In fact, Jackson says, it was a space that was a long time coming.
  • Pivotal Moments campaign hits fundraising goal, still going strong

    July 11, 2018
    Wayne State University has successfully reached the $750 million goal for its comprehensive fundraising campaign, Pivotal Moments: Our Campaign for Wayne State University, three months early. Alumni and friends will still have time to participate as the campaign moves toward its targeted close date of September 30, 2018.
  • Iraqi students to get glimpse of American, university life

    July 9, 2018
    The Office of International Programs will host 93 Iraqi students beginning July 10 as part of the Iraq Young Leaders Exchange Program for Undergraduates, a four-week summer exchange sponsored and funded by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and implemented by World Learning.
  • MotorCity Car Club revs up auto enthusiasts on and off campus

    July 5, 2018
    In March, car enthusiasts at Wayne State University began turning the rooftop of Parking Structure 2 into something of an impromptu auto show. Although the club usually held its meetings on Belle Isle, the scene on campus was so impressive that it won the affection of perhaps the university’s most influential self-described car nut: Provost Keith Whitfield
  • Wayne State extends 50 percent tuition discount to active military students

    July 2, 2018
    Active military members currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces may now qualify for a 50 percent tuition discount offered through Wayne State University. The Active Military Student Discount is the most expansive tuition benefit program for currently serving military personnel students offered by any four-year institution in Michigan.
  • Anthony Wayne Drive restaurants adding to campus cuisine

    June 28, 2018
    Food options on campus will expand following the Board of Governors recent “green light” to three new eateries. The restaurants — 1,000 Degrees Pizzeria and So Sweet, Tubby’s, and Leo’s Coney Island — will lease space in the Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments, currently under construction.
  • Heart of the matter: Ph.D. candidate takes cardiovascular research personally

    June 27, 2018
    Growing up about an hour outside of Pittsburgh, athletics was a big part of Joseph Mannozzi’s life. He participated in football, baseball and wrestling, among other sports. He never knew his heart was a ticking time bomb — not until age 12, that is, while he was doing wind sprints before a wrestling meet.