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Check out the Summer 2014 Interlude Newsletter!
Jul 29 2014
Free one-month DDOT bus passes for on-campus residents
The Office of Housing and Residential Life has partnered with the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) to offer on-campus residents a free month of unlimited rides on all DDOT bus routes. Bus passes and instructions will be...Jul 29 2014
NSF grant supports new concept for manufacturing nanoscale devices being developed at Wayne State University
DETROIT – A professor from Wayne State University’s College of Engineering recently received a $330,000 award from the National Science Foundation for the project, “Nanoparticle-directed synthesis of organic...Jul 29 2014
Business school offering essential leadership course: Open to all WSU graduate students for fall 2014
A transformative leadership training class offered by WSU’s School of Business Administration is now open to all Wayne State University graduate students. In addition to business students, the course will be especially beneficial to those...Jul 28 2014
Live Midtown expands homeowner incentive to Boston-Edison Historic District
Now may be a good time to consider moving closer to work. Earlier this year, the Live Midtown homeowner incentive program expanded into the historic Boston-Edison District. Since its inception in 2011, nearly 1,000 employees from the three...Jul 28 2014
C2 Pipeline college experience featured in the Oakland Press
Jul 28 2014
Storms Have Potential to Bring Delays
Jul 28 2014
Lt. Governor Calley Visits Wayne State's Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute
Jul 28 2014
WSU C&IT in Michigan's First Cyber Incident Response Exercise
Wayne State's Kevin Hayes met last week with the other members of the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3) for a first-of-its-kind cyber incident response exercise. What on Earth does that mean? C&IT's Information Security Officer...Jul 28 2014
Blackboard will be UNAVAILABLE early morning on Sunday, August 3
Summary WSU Computing & Information Technology staff will be performing an upgrade to Blackboard.  Blackboard will be unavailable on Sunday, August 3, from 12:01 a.m. – 8:00...Jul 28 2014
WSU communication alum Darren Haynes is an ESPN studio host, interviewed Joique Bell 7/27...
ESPN Sports Center   2006 Wayne State media arts and studies graduate, Darren Haynes, now is a studio host at ESPN. On 7/27 Haynes had the pleasure of interviewing former Warrior football teammate, now Detroit Lion, Joique Bell about...Jul 27 2014
No Public Planetarium Shows: August 1 - August 22
The WSU Planetarium will be closed for Public Planetarium shows from August 1st - August 22nd. We will resume Public Planetarium shows on FRIDAY, AUGUST 29th at 7 pm. Enjoy the rest of the summer and we look forward to seeing you in the fall!Jul 25 2014
Become a certified lactation counselor; training Aug. 10-14
Attend the Lactation Counselor Training Course and CLC® Certification Exam presented by the Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding and Wayne State College of Nursing.   When: August 10-14, 2015, 8:15 a.m. - 4:30...Jul 23 2014
New research at Wayne State will lead to more accurate multi-component system reliability and failure predictions in the auto industry and beyond
DETROIT — A team of researchers from Wayne State University recently received a $350,000 award from the National Science Foundation for the project, “Failure Prediction and Reliability Analysis of Ultra-High Strength Steel Autobody...Jul 22 2014
Model D: Social Club Grooming Co.'s "Shop Talks" not your average panel discussions
July 22, 2014 --  The Social Club Grooming Company hosts panel discussion that are wholly unique in Detroit. During the Social Club's "Shop Talks," panelists have an intimate conversation with an audience about the future...Jul 22 2014
U.S. Carriers Cancel Flights to Tel Aviv
Jul 22 2014
New research at Wayne State will lead to more accurate multi-component system reliability and failure predictions in the auto industry and beyond
DETROIT - A team of researchers from Wayne State University recently received a $350,000 award from the National Science Foundation for the project, "Failure Prediction and Reliability Analysis of Ultra-High Strength Steel Autobody...Jul 22 2014
Wayne Law celebrates donation of Congressman John Conyers' papers
DETROIT – Some of the titans of American civil rights legal history gathered Friday, July 18, at Wayne State University Law School to celebrate the donation of U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr.’s personal papers. Before the ceremony began,...Jul 21 2014
NIH Informational Session on Government Opportunities for PhD Scientists
Jul 21 2014
Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It
Jul 20 2014
WSU co-presents 'Poetry & Prints' summer workshops...
Summer Program Poetry & Prints: Impressions from Detroit & Brazil Exhibition: September 5 through October 15 Extensive Workshops: August 4 through August 15 Mobile Workshops: July 21 through August 2 Contact:...Jul 19 2014
Board of Governors Approves Parking Rates for 2014-2015
On June 27, 2014, the Board of Governors approved the proposed parking rates for the 2014-15 academic year consistent with Parking & Transportation Services’ Five-Year Business Plan. Parking & Transportation Services is an auxiliary...Jul 19 2014
History graduate has life-long publishing career in New York City
As a student at Wayne State University, Mary Steinbauer ’57 B.A., ’59 M.A. often read LIFE magazine while dreaming of a career in New York City. With perseverance and the guidance of her professors, she made it.  Steinbauer first...Jul 17 2014
Application deadline for Fulbright awards is Aug. 1
Explore opportunities with the core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers nearly 600 awards in teaching, research, and combination teaching/research awards in more than 125 countries for the 2015-2016 academic...Jul 17 2014
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility awards available for U.S. scholars and professionals
Applications due Aug. 1 Nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil.  Wayne State scholars needing...Jul 17 2014
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility awards available for U.S. scholars and professionals
Nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil. Jul 17 2014
WSU Apple Award recipient, Broadway icon, Elaine Stritch will be greatly missed...
Detroit Free Press Detroit-born Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies By Julie Hinds 89-year-old Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Elaine Stritch died July 16 at her home in Birmingham, MI. Although Stritch loved New York City, the home of...Jul 17 2014