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Reminder: Academica replacing Pipeline July 31
Academica is almost here! Beginning this Friday, July 31, Academica will replace Pipeline as Wayne State's official portal.  Don't worry! Academica provides access to all the same employee and student features and services as...Jul 30 2015
Yazaki executive joins Wayne State's College of Engineering Board of Visitors
Douglas Burcicki, BSEE ’93, a Wayne State University alumnus and vice president of Yazaki’s General Motors Customer Group, recently joined the Board of Visitors in the university’s College of Engineering. As a member of the Board...Jul 30 2015
WSU business school development director named LEAVE A LEGACY co-chair
LEAVE A LEGACY - Southeast Michigan has named Stephen Moore, director of development and major gifts at Wayne State University School of Business, one of three co-chairs for 2015-16. As a co-chair, Moore will oversee a regional public awareness...Jul 30 2015
University Symphony Orchestra announces Fall 2015 auditions
Auditions will take place on Wednesday, August  26 and Thursday, August 27. The University Symphony Orchestra is open to both Music majors and non-majors. All students, regardless of major, must audition to be concidered for the...Jul 30 2015
Back to School Deals from Dell for WSU Students! [PDF]
Visit Dell.com/Wayne for all the latest deals.Jul 29 2015
Ph.D. students win national fellowships for work on education, health care
    Two doctoral students in the Wayne State School of Social Work have received prestigious national fellowships to support their dissertation research on educational and health outcomes of high-risk individuals. Shantel Crosby...Jul 29 2015
Wayne State among top 50 safest college campuses in nation
Wayne State was commended for providing safety and security measures that ensure lower rates of criminal incidents and behavior. The WSU Police Department (WSUPD), in particular, is noted for programs it has developed and administered for students...Jul 27 2015
Drop-in Advising for Fall 2015
The University Advising Center will offer advising services on a drop-in, first-come, first-served basis from Monday, August 31 through Friday, September 11, 2015. We expect heavy demand for service, so plan to arrive early in the day to limit your...Jul 27 2015
Chair of civil and environmental engineering interviewed by the Detroit Free Press on the state of Michigan's roads
Joseph Hummer, professor and chair of civil and environmental engineerings was recently interviewed by the Detroit Free Press on the state of Michigan's roads. Excerpt below: Michigan’s flat 19-cent-per-gallon fuel tax hasn’t...Jul 27 2015
Art Prof. Richardson contributes sculpture to Indiana Univ. East's campus...
John Richardson, WSU art professor and art department chairperson, installed one of his sculptures on the campus of Indiana University – East, in Richmond, Indiana. His work is part of a national, peer-reviewed, outdoor sculpture exhibition...Jul 27 2015
Talking about teaching: SLIS faculty share pedagogy expertise
It’s never too late to learn from your peers. Ask retiring Professor Bob Holley, who participated in the School of Library and Information Science’s inaugural “Faculty Showcase” held April 15. Holley, who joined the faculty...Jul 24 2015
School Recognizes Outstanding Students and Alumni
SLIS celebrated its best and brightest April 23 at the Annual Recognition Ceremony held at the McGregor Conference Center on the Wayne State campus. Alumni, staff, students, faculty, and donors were all recognized for their support of the School...Jul 24 2015
Alumni Elected to Mi-ALA Leadership Positions
Congratulations to SLIS alums Paul Gallagher, MLIS '09, and Nancy Beals, MLIS '05, who have both been elected to leadership positions in the new organization, Mi-ALA, the Michigan Academic Library Association. Gallagher was elected to the...Jul 24 2015
SLIS at ALA Annual Conference 2015
SLIS continued its tradition of hosting a booth at the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference. This year the conference took us to San Francisco from June 26 through 29. Many alumni stopped to say hello and added a...Jul 24 2015
Alumni News: Mark Bowden, MLIS '96
The WSU Alumni Spring 2015 magazine has a great feature story on the Burton Historical Collection at Detroit Public Library, which recently turned 100. Burton director and SLIS alum Mark Bowden, MLIS '96, is interviewed, along with current SLIS...Jul 24 2015
Wayne State to lead $4.8 million NIH study that will teach an old drug to maintain its tricks
DETROIT – With the decline of the development of new antibiotics due to the complexity and expense of discovering them, there has been a rapid growth of antibiotic resistant pathogens that is one of the leading causes of death. With the help...Jul 24 2015
Wayne State to lead $4.8 million NIH study that will teach an old drug to treat superbugs
With the decline of the development of new antibiotics due to the complexity and expense of discovering them, there has been a rapid growth of antibiotic resistant pathogens that is one of the leading causes of death. With the help of a nearly $4.9...Jul 24 2015
DMC Foundation supports Wayne State's Make Your Date program
The Make Your Date program at Wayne State University has received a $100,000 grant from The DMC Foundation that will be used to expand existing processes and services for expectant mothers to reach their due dates.Jul 23 2015
Reminder: Academica replacing Pipeline July 31
Do you currently provide any documentation for faculty, staff, and/or students about Pipeline? Wayne State's new portal Academica will be officially replacing Pipeline on July 31.  Your materials...Jul 23 2015
College of Engineering professor receives Fulbright Award to teach in Latvia
Marcis Jansons (pictured right) is combining his cultural heritage with his engineering expertise. The Wayne State University associate professor of mechanical engineering has received a Fulbright Award to teach in Latvia beginning in...Jul 23 2015
Public relations program receives advantageous national accreditation
The national governing board of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) awarded its Certification in Education for Public Relations (CEPR) to the undergraduate public relations program in Wayne State University’s Department of...Jul 22 2015
Dr. Neha Gothe, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies Establishes herself as a National Leader in Yoga Research
Dr. Neha Gothe, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies, who has established herself as a national leader in yoga research.  We have long known that yoga practice can do wonders for your...Jul 22 2015
University learning: Improve undergraduate science education
Jul 22 2015
Anne Li Briand Selected for Degree Completion Award
Wayne State University women's tennis senior standout Anne Li Briand (Repentigny, Que.) has been chosen to receive a NCAA Division II Degree Completion Award. Read the whole storyJul 21 2015
National policy organization picks WSU's Dr. Patrick Hines for innovation fellowship
DETROIT – The Washington, D.C.-based educational and policy studies organization The Aspen Institute has selected Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Patrick Hines, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Physiology and an assistant...Jul 21 2015
National policy organization picks WSU's Dr. Patrick Hines for innovation fellowship
DETROIT – The Washington, D.C.-based educational and policy studies organization The Aspen Institute has selected Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Patrick Hines, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of Physiology and an assistant...Jul 21 2015
National policy organization picks WSU's Dr. Patrick Hines for innovation fellowship
Jul 21 2015
MIRR - Mock Interviews and Resume Reviews for Students and Alumni
Jul 21 2015