Today@Wayne

  • Bring your Junior Insider to campus

    April 18, 2018
    To celebrate national Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, special programming is planned on April 26 for Wayne State Insiders and their families. Children ages 4 to 18 are invited to participate in a variety of activities between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Secure your spot and bring your future Warrior to campus for a day of inspiration and fun.
  • ‘Veteran Friendly’ designation awarded to Wayne State

    April 17, 2018
    Wayne State University has earned the “Veteran Friendly” designation in recognition of the quality of its programs and services offered to military veteran students. The survey, conducted by The Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency, uses seven criteria to determine the level of support provided to student veterans and military-connected students on campus.
  • Discussion on school choice part of presidential symposia series

    April 13, 2018
    Wayne State's College of Education will host “School Choice in Urban America: Prospects and Challenges,” a symposium commemorating the university’s sesquicentennial, on Wednesday, April 18. National and local experts will debate and discuss the impact of school choice on education in the United States and its influence on the direction of K-12 schools in Detroit.
  • Fulbright Scholar Faculty Program info session

    April 13, 2018
    Join the Office of International Programs for lunch on Thursday, April 19, and learn how to apply for the Fulbright Scholar Program, a cultural and educational exchange program that offers nearly 500 teaching/research awards in more than 125 countries. Fulbright awards are available for faculty at all stages of their career, from post-doctoral staff to senior-level professors and administrators.
  • Wayne State Giving Day is underway

    April 12, 2018
    From now until midnight, make a gift and support the area of the university that matters most to you. Give to a school or college, a project that will reshape campus, or in support of students' needs. Every gift — of every size and to every area of the university — makes a meaningful difference.
  • From Puerto Rico to Detroit: Orlando Rios finds his research home

    April 11, 2018
    Even before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September 2017, Orlando Rios felt his opportunities to continue his undergraduate research at the University of Puerto Rico were limited due to budget cuts at the institution. In the weeks after Maria made landfall, he knew those chances were even slimmer.
  • University Research Corridor releases benchmark report

    April 10, 2018
    Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) — an alliance of Wayne State University, Michigan State University and the University of Michigan — released its 11th annual benchmark report, which cites the URC as the best in the nation for awarding advanced degrees in medicine and biological science.
  • Gen. Petraeus to keynote FOCIS 10th anniversary event

    April 9, 2018
    Gen. (U.S. Army, Retired) David H. Petraeus will address the topic “National Security: How safe are we at home and around the world?” as part of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society’s (FOCIS) 10th anniversary lecture series, “What in the World is Going On?” The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at the Community Arts Auditorium. Reservations are required.
  • African American Graduation Celebration honors achievement, perseverance in its 25th year

    April 6, 2018
    A freshman at Wayne State six years ago, Jasmyne Brantley watched from the wings as African American students on the cusp of graduation paraded through campus with families and friends in tow, beaming proudly and rejoicing collectively over hard-won academic achievements. It was her first time witnessing WSU's African American Graduation Celebration. Brantley, then a first-year volunteer for the event, promised herself that it wouldn’t be her last.
  • Heart smart: Leading the way in the D

    April 5, 2018
    In 1952, Dr. Forest Dewey Dodrill drew international attention to Detroit when he became the first surgeon to use a mechanical heart pump on a patient at Wayne State’s Harper Hospital. From pioneering procedures to community engagement, here are a few key examples of how Warriors are helping people live longer and stronger.