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Official Notice of Public Meetings
  OFFICIAL NOTICE OF  MEETING     The Wayne State University Board of Governors and three of its standing committees will meet on Friday, June 26, 2015 in Room FGH at McGregore Memorial Conference Center, 495...Jun 30 2015
NEW Indirect Cost Recovery Allocation Formula - Effective October 1, 2015
Jun 30 2015
Detroit-Windsor rail tunnel project put on hold
A $400 million effort to build a new rail tunnel underneath the Detroit River has been placed on indefinite hold. The postponement of the project comes after private-sector backers cited an insufficient business case for the tunnel. John Taylor,...Jun 30 2015
Civil engineering student wins third place in national essay competition
Kate Kelley, a Wayne State University civil engineering undergraduate student, was recently named the third-place winner of the 2015 National Daniel W. Mead Contest. Her essay, “Engineers Assuming Responsibility for Job-Site Safety: Possible...Jun 30 2015
Planning for a lasting legacy
Gary Armstrong ’66 B.S., ’68 M.B.A. and Kathy Armstrong ’68 B.S. have long demonstrated their commitment to making a Wayne State University education more accessible to qualified students, regardless of financial means. In 2012,...Jun 29 2015
Corporate Mentor Program kicks off summer pilot program
The Wayne State University School of Business Corporate Mentor Program launched its summer initiative on Friday, June 19, with five pairs of mentees and mentors.Jun 29 2015
Wayne State University will be closed on Friday, July 3rd for the Fourth of July holiday, therefore there will be no public show this Friday.  Public Shows will resume on Friday, July 10 at 7pm!Jun 29 2015
SLIS Faculty Member Selected as 2015 ASIS&T New Leader
SLIS Assistant Professor, Dr. Deborah Charbonneau, has been selected as a 2015 recipient of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) New Leaders Award. The New Leaders award is very competitive. Established in...Jun 29 2015
Funeral services set for WSU Governor Emeritus Leon H. Atchison
Leon H. Atchison, the longest-serving member of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, died on Monday, June 22, after a lengthy illness. Services will be held Tuesday, June 30Jun 29 2015
Wayne Law students, alumnus gain international experience through fellowships, internships
Five Wayne State University Law School students and one alumnus earned fellowships or internships to study, gain experience and advocate for human rights this summer.Jun 26 2015
SAE Warrior Racing named top team in Michigan, ranked 12th nationally at Formula West Competition
The Wayne State University College of Engineering’s SAE Warrior Racing team shined at the Formula West Competition, earning 12thplace nationally. The team bested local competitors such as Kettering University, Oakland...Jun 26 2015
WSU Information Security Officer on Channel 4 News
Wayne State's Information Security Officer Kevin Hayes was featured on a segment on WDIV Channel 4 News today. Kevin talked about the cloud. Check out the piece here and keep an eye on your Channel 4 news for more segments!Jun 26 2015
Shooting in Tunisia
Jun 26 2015
College of Education to Host Educational Leadership Open House
Jun 25 2015
WSU art alum Carole Harris is named a Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellow...
Wayne State art alumna and CFPCA Board of Visitors member, Carole Harris, is among 2015's recipients of the Kresge Arts in Detroit Fellowships.   Carole Harris earned a BFA in interior design at Wayne State University in 1966. She is...Jun 25 2015
WSU School of Business surpasses $500,000 in scholarships for 2015-16
The Wayne State University School of Business will provide more than $500,000 in scholarship funds to more than 220 new and returning students during the 2015-16 academic year. This is a record amount of private scholarship funding in one academic...Jun 25 2015
SAE Warrior Racing named top team in Michigan, ranked 12th nationally at Formula West Competition
The Wayne State University College of Engineering’s SAE Warrior Racing team shined at the Formula West Competition, earning 12th place nationally. The team bested local competitors such as Kettering University, Oakland University, Michigan...Jun 25 2015
Assistant Dean Mary Clark featured in Michigan Chronicle story about the CARE Act
Jun 25 2015
Ford and Lear support Finance Lab at WSU School of Business
Jun 25 2015
Staebler's dual roles help facilitate closer WSU, TechTown relationship
Jun 25 2015
Wayne Law students serving public interest through summer fellowships
DETROIT – Seven Wayne State University Law School students are gaining experience and serving a variety of agencies this summer, thanks to the support of the 2015 Public Interest Law Fellowships. The 2015 fellowship winners and their...Jun 25 2015
College of Education to Host Two Webinars for Students to Learn about the Instructional Technology Online Program
Jun 25 2015
Reminder: Use Full Phone Numbers for Calls to C&IT Employees
The campus-wide telephone system upgrade to Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones continues to move forward. Employees at Computing & Information Technology (5925 Woodward Ave.) have been transitioned to their new...Jun 25 2015
All social all the time: Wayne State students bolster Detroit Grand Prix social media presence
The Wayne State social media team for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix   Twitter and Facebook are still buzzing after a group of nearly 20 Wayne State communication students served as the social media team for the 2015...Jun 25 2015
Wayne State Campus Wi-Fi Update
Get connected! WSU-SECURE is the preferred Wi-Fi network for anyone that has a Wayne State AccessID. Students, staff, and faculty should choose WSU-SECURE whenever they need Wi-Fi. WSU-SECURE will provide the best wireless...Jun 24 2015
Researchers develop 'Placenta-on-a-chip' to study inner workings of placenta and its role in pregnancy
The development of such chips allows researchers to test the effect of drugs now in development and to ask and test fundamental biological questions, said Amar Basu, Ph.D., associate professor of WSU Electrical and Computer Engineering and...Jun 24 2015