Today@Wayne

  • Grammy Award-winning alumnus hits all the right notes

    February 23, 2018
    George Shirley enjoyed a moment in the spotlight when Wayne State kicked off its yearlong Sesquicentennial Celebration in January — and the spotlight is certainly a place where Shirley shines. One of the most illustrious voices of the 20th century, Shirley (who graduated from the College of Education in 1956) was among the handful of alumni and faculty featured in student performances that paid tribute to 150 years of university highlights.
  • WSUPD offers active shooter training seminars

    February 22, 2018
    Despite the best attempts to stay vigilant, active shooter incidents regrettably occur at public locations with increasing frequency. The Wayne State University Police Department's Emergency Preparedness — Active Attackers training program is an opportunity to learn actions that will help you remain safe in the event of an active shooter. WSUPD is offering three upcoming training sessions. Click to learn more and sign up.
  • Getting to Know: Life moves fast — and so does lecturer

    February 21, 2018
    Monte Piliawsky has run enough miles in his life to circle the Earth nearly three times. On the surface, it seems implausible. But it’s easy to see how the 74-year-old senior lecturer in Wayne State’s College of Education has racked up more than 65,000 miles (and counting), considering he maintains a strict running regimen of 35 miles per week. It wasn’t until his mid-30s that running found Piliawsky — it also saved him.
  • 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 women's swimming and diving team won the GLIAC Championship. The Warriors wrapped ...
  • 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.
  • Beyond the News: Flu facts and fallacies

    February 16, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.