Today@Wayne

  • University archivist rolls through history

    January 25, 2018
    Vietnam, Bulgaria, France and Iceland are just a handful of the countries that Wayne State University Archivist Alison Stankrauff has explored on bicycle. “I’m adventurous and curious about the world, so I guess that’s what motivates me as an archivist, too,” said Stankrauff.
  • Public health student finds purpose with emergency department research

    January 24, 2018
    Ashleigh Anderson’s research has not only won her an award, but it has also given her purpose. Anderson is a senior at Wayne State, studying public health. With the help of Dr. Martina Caldwell, an emergency medicine physician at Henry Ford Hopsital, she is researching the use of emergency departments for prenatal care and how it effects birth outcomes.
  • Wayne State Insiders explore new campus housing

    January 23, 2018
    You’ve seen the construction site, now join us to learn more about Wayne State’s housing renovations and expansion at the next Insiders event. Get an overview on Jan. 24 of the master plan and tour some new spaces for our students. In addition, experience WSU's future virtually and enjoy discussion over refreshments with the housing management team. RSVP today.
  • Ilitch School and local police partner for safer city

    January 22, 2018
    For Lashinda Stair, 1st Assistant Chief at the Detroit Police Department (DPD), being a good law enforcement officer includes good management skills. That’s why Stair jumped at the opportunity to join the first-ever class of the DPD's Leadership Academy at the Mike Ilitch School of Business. 
  • WSU launches campuswide hand-washing campaign

    January 19, 2018
    If you haven’t seen them already, keep your eyes peeled: Hand-washing signage will soon be in every public restroom on Wayne State’s campus, thanks to a comprehensive health promotion campaign organized by the Campus Health Center and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety. The campaign is also a reminder that proper hand-washing is an important method to prevent the transmission of influenza and hepatitis A.
  • Detroit Hacker Nights coding workshops return

    January 18, 2018
    Detroit Hacker Nights are back! Sponsored in part by Wayne State’s Innovation Warriors, the university’s entrepreneurial resource office, the cutting-edge urban coding and networking gathering aimed at local youth returns to campus starting Jan. 22 and runs in two installments until March 19.
  • Beyond the News: WSU professor writes the book on disability and sport

    January 17, 2018
    Jeffrey Martin, professor of kinesiology, health and sport studies in Wayne State’s College of Education, recently published the first textbook on disability and sport and exercise psychology. Martin has dedicated his academic life to this field and spent the past 10 years compiling research done by himself and others into one text.
  • WSU kicks off Sesquicentennial Celebration

    January 16, 2018
    Wayne State University will officially launch its yearlong Sesquicentennial Celebration Friday, Jan. 26, in the Community Arts Auditorium. The event begins at 2 p.m. President M. Roy Wilson will help kick off the festivities, which will culminate in a showcase of WSU’s history through inspired student performances.
  • Warrior Strong license plates now available

    January 11, 2018
    As you spend time in traffic this snowy winter, look at the license plates on the cars around you. Wayne State University has updated its university fundraising plate with the new Warrior Strong W.
  • Wayne State to partner with Kellogg Foundation’s National Day of Racial Healing, Jan. 16

    January 11, 2018
    In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Wayne State University will join the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and more than 130 organizations on Tuesday, Jan. 16, for a National Day of Racial Healing. A series of events will be hosted on WSU’s main campus in an effort to heal the wounds created by racial, ethnic and religious bias and build an equitable and just society.