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The Silent Witness project is coming to Wayne State University

The Silent Witness project is coming to Wayne State University

In conjunction with the annual Take Back the Night event, the international Silent Witness project is coming to campus the week of April 21-25. The WSU President's Commission on the Status of Women is leading the charge.
Wayne State to offer country's first college course on historic Detroit comeback

Wayne State to offer country's first college course on historic Detroit comeback

As the story of Detroit's historic transformation continues to twist and turn through its courtrooms, boardrooms and neighborhoods, Wayne State University announced it will offer the country's first university-level course on the city's restructuring efforts.
La Academia del Pueblo explores youth activism while showcasing academic excellence

La Academia del Pueblo explores youth activism while showcasing academic excellence

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies' conference will unite undergraduate and graduate scholars with faculty, community activists and corporate representatives in conversations around the theme "El Movimiento 2.0: Youth, Identity, Empowerment.
Panel to offer tips on communicating research and scholarship to a broad audience

Panel to offer tips on communicating research and scholarship to a broad audience

Wayne State faculty, chairs, directors, postdoctoral trainees, graduate students and administrators interested in communicating their research and accolades to a broader audience are invited to attend the latest Professional and Academic Development seminar.
Salad days are coming to Wayne State University

Salad days are coming to Wayne State University

If you can't wait for Wayne State's summer farmer's market to return, SEED Wayne has you covered. The organization and Detroit's own Brother Nature Produce are partnering to give WSU faculty, staff and students an early taste of the harvest season.
Theatre and Dance hosts

Theatre and Dance hosts "A Conversation with Apple Award Recipient Tom Skerritt"

Actor Tom Skerritt will return to where his remarkable 50-year career began when Wayne State's Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance presents "A Conversation with Apple Award Recipient Tom Skerritt."
Ditch old electronics during Wayne State University's E-Waste Day

Ditch old electronics during Wayne State University's E-Waste Day

Are mobile phones, obsolete fax machines or other antiquated electronics collecting dust in your office or storage closet? If so, drop them off during WSU's E-waste Day collection on Thursday, April 24.
The Susan G. Komen Race for Cure returns

The Susan G. Komen Race for Cure returns

Wayne State University is once again participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure under one umbrella - Wayne Cares. Join a team and get in the race to save lives.
WSU Office of Testing, Evaluation and Research Services makes the grade

WSU Office of Testing, Evaluation and Research Services makes the grade

The Office of Testing, Evaluation and Research Services recently passed an exam of its own. Following a site visit and review by the National College Testing Association, WSU's test center has been deemed exemplary -- one of the few test centers to earn that distinction.
Wayne State's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies hosting discussion on ice, water and climate change

Wayne State's Center for Peace and Conflict Studies hosting discussion on ice, water and climate change

The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies on Friday, April 11 will host the annual Eugene Perrin Health Sciences and Peace Lecture focusing on global frames about the nexus between ice, water and climate, the changes in each, and the implications for Earth's future.
Student Jonathan Wong wins Michigan Campus Connect award for Street Medicine Detroit

Student Jonathan Wong wins Michigan Campus Connect award for Street Medicine Detroit

Jonathan Wong, a third-year medical student and founder of Street Medicine Detroit, will be honored this month with the Outstanding Community Impact Award for his work with Detroit's homeless and underserved.
Bonstelle Theatre gets back to its roots with Guys & Dolls

Bonstelle Theatre gets back to its roots with Guys & Dolls

Wayne State University's Theatre and Dance program will roll back the clock to the earliest era of the Bonstelle Theatre when its production of the 1950 classic Guys & Dolls opens on April 11.
Basic Needs Drive to support homeless youth and adults in Detroit

Basic Needs Drive to support homeless youth and adults in Detroit

The WSU Athletics Department "W" Week Community Service Initiative, in partnership with Wayne Cares, and Covenant House Michigan, is collecting toiletry items through April 17 for Covenant House Michigan and homeless individuals in Detroit.
Wayne State wins federal funding to ensure competent child welfare workforce

Wayne State wins federal funding to ensure competent child welfare workforce

The School of Social Work will receive more than $730,000 from the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute to fund the Wayne Together - Child Welfare Learning and Leadership Collaborative.
Wayne State to be honored during Heart of a Warrior celebration April 2

Wayne State to be honored during Heart of a Warrior celebration April 2

Wayne State University has won the heart of the State of Michigan. After adding the most names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry during the 2014 Gift of Life Campus Challenge, the university will be recognized for its efforts.
School of Medicine lab contributes to massive library of cell type definition

School of Medicine lab contributes to massive library of cell type definition

Researchers at the School of Medicine are among more than 250 scientists around the globe to publish a series of landmark papers in Nature and ten other journals, revealing a definitive list of human cell states that has the potential to serve as an essential resource for regenerative medicine.
Robert Hayden/Dudley Randall Centennial celebrates National Poetry Month at WSU April 2-3

Robert Hayden/Dudley Randall Centennial celebrates National Poetry Month at WSU April 2-3

In recognition of National Poetry Month, Wayne State will honor poets Robert Hayden and Dudley Randall, two of the university's most famous alumni.
Nursing professor organizes community health education program, competition for Detroit youth

Nursing professor organizes community health education program, competition for Detroit youth

College of Nursing clinical instructor Cynthera McNeil has organized a free community health education program and resource fair for Detroit-area high school students. The event tackles HIV, STD and pregnancy prevention among teens and young adults.
President Wilson to be inaugurated during two-day event

President Wilson to be inaugurated during two-day event

Wayne State University will celebrate the inauguration of President M. Roy Wilson with events April 3 and 4. Wilson will be formally inaugurated during a 3 p.m. ceremony on April 4 in the Community Arts Auditorium.
WSU spreads MS awareness with life-changing research

WSU spreads MS awareness with life-changing research

Wayne State University is home to Michigan's largest multiple sclerosis clinic, and one of the five largest in the country. As MS Awareness Month draws to a close, researchers and physicians are continuing to build on their world-renowned research and treatment for the neurological disorder.