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Civil and environmental engineering professor and colleagues honored with prestigious award at national conference
Joseph Hummer, chair of Wayne State’s civil and environmental engineering department, was honored with an award for Best Paper 2014 at the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting, held in January in Washington. Hummer...Jan 23 2015
College of Education Associate Professor Tom Pedroni is quoted in the Detroit Free Press "Snyder: Detroit could be 'template' for education reform"
Detroit Free Press, 1/23 Snyder: Detroit could be 'template' for education reform By Ann Zaniewski and Lori Higgins Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday that the education reforms expected to unfold in Detroit could serve as a template for...Jan 23 2015
Eli Tea brews success with Blackstone LaunchPad
Elias Majid took his love of tea and turned it into an up-and-coming business. But being the first in his family to explore the entrepreneurial spirit, the 26-year-old Wayne State nutrition and food science major needed help to take his Eli Tea...Jan 23 2015
Pilot Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted
Jan 23 2015
Department of Music announces Winter 2015 Mondays at The Max season!
The much celebrated Mondays at The Max Winter 2015 season is quickly approaching...  Make sure to grab your tickets today!  All Mondays at The Max performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for each event are $15 for general admission,...Jan 22 2015
Business School Student Senate Annual Blood Drive
Did you know that every two seconds, someone needs blood in America. Come show the American Red Cross just tough we Warriors are! By donating at the Business School Student Senate's Blood Drive, you can save three lives. Here are some tips to...Jan 22 2015
Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award 2015- Individual Winner
Jan 22 2015
Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award 2015- Individual Winner
Jan 22 2015
WSU School of Social Work
Wayne State social work alumna recognized for dissertation on maternal mental health For the second time in three years, a dissertation from the Doctoral Program of the Wayne State School of Social Work has garnered praise from the...Jan 22 2015
Research Day and Alumna of the Year celebration to be held April 1, 2015
SAVE THE DATE Research Day and Alumna of the Year Celebration April 1, 2015, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Community Arts Auditorium, Wayne State University Keynote Speaker and Alumna of the Year Antonia M. Villarruel, Ph.D., RN,...Jan 21 2015
WSU School of Social Work
A Wayne State assistant professor has joined an elite group of international scholars recognized for their efforts to promote social work research. Richard Smith, a member of the School of Social Work faculty since 2010, was inducted into the...Jan 21 2015
WSU College of Engineering alumna honored by Steel Market Development Institute during North American International Auto Show
College receives gift in Krear’s name to support women in engineering. Pictured: Tom Gibson, president and CEO AISI, Larry Kavanagh, president, SMDI, Elizabeth Krear, chief vehicle engineer, Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Dean...Jan 21 2015
ENGAGE on FOX 2 News Detroit
The high school scholarship provides qualifying high school students no-cost registration at ENGAGE 2015. Scholarship application deadline is January 31, 2015.Jan 20 2015
Lila Murphy Gutuskey, Ph.D. student and GRA, College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies receives 2015 SOPHE 21st Century Student Scholarship
Lila Murphy Gutuskey- Ph.D. student and GRA for the College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies was selected to receive a SOPHE 21st Century Student Scholarship for the 2015 Annual Meeting, which will be held April 23-25,...Jan 20 2015
Model D: Fellowship helps Detroiters find their way home
January 20, 2015 --  It's no secret that Detroit and Michigan have had difficulty retaining residents, particularly well-educated ones who have the option and privilege of living anywhere they choose. Despite strong desires to stay in a...Jan 20 2015
Confidence is key: WSU business school to offer new student workshops
Do you get nervous just thinking about interviewing for a job or internship? Have you ever skipped applying for a job because you thought, “Why would they hire me?” If we’re being honest, would you describe yourself as shy? If...Jan 20 2015
Fellowship helps Detroiters find their way home
Jan 20 2015
Recent grad represents the 'D' while teaching abroad
RoboCop, Hardcore Pawn and, once in a while, Eminem or 8 Mile. That’s what most people in Spain want to talk with Brandon Shamoun about when he tells them he’s from Detroit. Shamoun graduated from Wayne State in August and is spending...Jan 20 2015
WSU business school welcomes new fundraising professional
The Wayne State University School of Business is proud to announce April Jones as the new senior major gifts officer. Jones previously served as associate director of development and alumni engagement for the MSU College of Law and assistant...Jan 20 2015
College of Education Dr. Carolyn Shields, Professor, Presents at The Humanities Center Brown Bag Colloquium Series January 28, 2015
Jan 20 2015
Warrior Exchange, a Craigslist for WSU employees, arrives on campus
Have you seen unused equipment, furniture or supplies around your office? Starting Jan. 26, Warrior Exchange is the solution to help those items find a new home and be used elsewhere around campus. Warrior Exchange is a classified website that...Jan 20 2015
ENGAGE scholarship for high schoolers closes January 31
High school students have an opportunity to apply for a scholarship to attend the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium with waived registration fees. This scholarship offer also includes free registration for the student's parent...Jan 19 2015
Detroit Knight finalists think outside the box
Jan 18 2015
C&IT is Now Hiring Student Ambassadors
Are you great at explaining things to people? Are you outgoing and good with people?  Wayne State C&IT is seeking out student assistants to help with the launch of our new Microsoft email system and our new portal! This position will...Jan 16 2015
College of Education Faculty Jeff Martin to be a keynote speaker at AASP Regional Conference
    Jeff Martin - Professor in Exercise and Sport Studies, College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies will be a keynote speaker at this year’s AASP Regional Conference & 25th Midwest Sport &...Jan 16 2015
College of Education Adjunct Faculty in the Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies is honored with the 2014 Middle School Teacher of the Year Award
Ryan Lazar- Physical Education Adjunct Faculty, College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies  member and Wayne State Kinesiology Alumni was honored with the 2014 Middle School Teacher of the Year Award.Jan 16 2015
Volunteers needed to preside over mock trials in February
DETROIT – Experienced trial attorneys and trial judges are needed to volunteer for the regional rounds of the National Trial Competition on Feb. 6, 7 and 8. Wayne State University Law School will host the regional rounds of the competition....Jan 15 2015