Today@Wayne

  • Women's swimming and diving wins 11th GLIAC Championship

    February 20, 2018
    For the 11th time in 13 years — and the eighth time in nine years — the Wayne State University women's swimming and diving team won the GLIAC Championship. The Warriors wrapped up the conference title this past weekend, ending a week that featured the green and gold at the top of the tournament standings at the conclusion of all four days.
  • Join President Wilson today for AHA Heart Walk kickoff meeting

    February 19, 2018
    As co-chair of the American Heart Association's 25th Annual Metro Detroit Heart and Stroke Walk/Run, WSU President M. Roy Wilson invites faculty, staff and students to join him on Monday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Student Center for the Heart Walk kickoff meeting to learn more about getting involved. Wayne State is looking for 100 enthusiastic people from across campus to serve as team coaches for the May 12 campus event.
  • Professor discusses dance-as-intervention research, inspired by Flint

    February 15, 2018
    Spurred by the lead poisoning of young children in Flint, Eva Powers was inspired to survey the most recent research on brain plasticity, neurogenesis, child development and the impact of creative dance on children. Powers, associate professor and former department chair of the Maggie Allesee Department of Dance, will present her research findings on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 2 p.m. in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Room BC. A reception will follow.
  • Beyond the News: Flu facts and fallacies

    February 15, 2018
    Is there still time to protect yourself from this season’s virulent flu strains? We asked Patricia Brown, M.D., professor of internal medicine for Wayne State's School of Medicine, to set the record straight on why some people still get the flu even though they were vaccinated, whether the flu shot actually causes the flu, and how the WSU Physician Group protects patients from getting it.
  • Share the love with WSU-themed Valentine's Day ecards

    February 14, 2018
    Roses are red, violets are blue, who will get a Wayne State valentine from you? Check out these 17 original Valentine's Day ecards and personalize a Warrior-gram to send to someone special today.
  • Join President Wilson for AHA Heart Walk kickoff meeting

    February 13, 2018
    Wayne State is looking for 100 enthusiastic people from across campus to serve as team coaches for the American Heart Association's 25th Annual Metro Detroit Heart and Stroke Walk/Run on Saturday, May 12. As co-chair of this campus event, WSU President M. Roy Wilson invites faculty, staff and students to join him on Monday, Feb. 19, for the Heart Walk kickoff meeting to learn more about getting involved.
  • Wayne State names new School of Social Work dean

    February 12, 2018
    Sheryl Kubiak will serve as the next dean of Wayne State University's School of Social Work. She will begin work on June 30. Kubiak comes to Wayne State from Michigan State University, where she’s served on the faculty since 2006. Prior to joining MSU, Kubiak was an assistant professor at Wayne State's School of Social Work from 2002-2006.
  • The gold standard — Wayne State’s Olympic history

    February 8, 2018
    As athletes from around the world prepare to compete at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, we are reminded of Detroit’s efforts to bask in a similar spotlight. The city tried to host the Olympics nine times between 1940 and 1972. And while Detroit has yet to bring the games here, one attempt had a notable impact on Wayne State.
  • Capital projects moving forward following bonds approval

    February 7, 2018
    The Board of Governors recently approved the issuance of up to $138.7 million of Wayne State University general revenue bonds, which will advance nine capital projects over the next year. Construction, renovation and expansion of the Hilberry Gateway Theatre (rendering pictured) is among those projects.
  • Research presents new information about Flint water crisis

    February 6, 2018
    Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in Genesee County can be attributed to the change in Flint’s drinking water supply to the Flint River.