Today@Wayne

  • Crain’s recognizes Ledent for building success in Detroit

    May 23, 2018
    When Marc Ledent was 18 years old, he took a summer job on a construction site. Little did he know that six years later he would oversee some of Wayne State University’s largest building projects.
  • Wayne State names new dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    May 21, 2018
    Wayne State University Provost Keith Whitfield recently announced the appointment of Stephanie Hartwell as the next dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She will begin work in Wayne State’s largest college in August.  
  • Celebrate McGregor Center's 60th birthday party

    May 17, 2018
    Join the Wayne State University Yamasaki Legacy Group on Friday in celebration of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center's 60th birthday. Designed by renowned architect Minoru Yamasaki, it is considered one of the most significant mid-century modern buildings in Southeast Michigan. 
  • Prepare for RCM budget model with new tool

    May 16, 2018
    In February 2017, a three-letter acronym was introduced to Wayne State’s lexicon that has gained momentum throughout the campus community. RCM, which stands for Responsibility Center Management budgeting, is a project involving dozens of faculty and staff members serving on eight committees — all working collaboratively toward a new budget model scheduled to roll out in fiscal year 2021.
  • Today@Wayne moves to 3-day summer schedule

    May 14, 2018
    Beginning this week, Today@Wayne will move to a three days per week schedule for the summer. Today@Wayne will now arrive in inboxes on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Helping heal kids through song

    May 11, 2018
    Sharon Tse believes in the universal healing power of music. In addition to her role as a strategy and performance improvement consultant within Wayne State’s Finance and Business Operations, Tse is a musician who volunteers with the nonprofit organization Lost Voices.
  • Staff member honors alumni parents with named scholarship

    May 10, 2018
    Mari Vaydik wanted to give her parents a different kind of Christmas present last year. Since education has always been important to them, what better gift than an annual scholarship in their names? The first recipient of the $2,500 scholarship is Orlando Rios, an undergrad who came to Wayne State from Puerto Rico to finish his degree in environmental science with a minor in geology.
  • Board of Governors recognizes faculty scholarly achievements

    May 9, 2018
    Five Wayne State University professors who have distinguished themselves with significant scholarly achievements were recently honored with the 2018 WSU Board of Governors Faculty Recognition Awards. The awards are offered annually to full-time faculty members who make outstanding contributions to scholarship and learning.
  • Wayne State, TechTown, NextEnergy launch technology innovation consortium

    May 8, 2018
    Wayne State has made a $6.6 million investment in Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium dedicated to developing cutting edge solutions to challenges facing Detroit and other urban areas. A partnership between the university, TechTown and NextEnergy, in collaboration with numerous other organizations, the consortium will focus on smart cities technologies, including mobility, energy, digital health and civic technologies.
  • 150th academic year culminates with commencement ceremonies

    May 7, 2018
    More than 4,000 Wayne State students have applied for graduation this spring, concluding the university's milestone 150th academic year. An honorary doctor of laws degree will also be bestowed upon Matthew J. Simoncini for his outstanding contributions during his career at Lear Corporation and commitment to the community.