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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...Jul 2 2015
Fourth of July Sale from Dell [PDF]
Jul 2 2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society grant funds new study model
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has provided a grant to a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor to explore a new model of MS pathology. Alexander Gow, Ph.D., the Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Fellow Professor and...Jul 2 2015
SE Michigan purchasing index remains strong despite slight June dip
June brought the first drop of the year in the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index, going from 66.4 to 66.1 on a 100-point scale. Nevertheless, any level above 50 indicates economic growth. Timothy Butler, an associate professor of global...Jul 2 2015
Dr. Ramona Benkert receives MI-AHEC Distinguished Service Award
The College of Nursing’s Dr. Ramona Benkert was recently recognized for her role in the Michigan Area Health Education Center (MI-AHEC) program at Wayne State University and the State of Michigan. Benkert received the MI-AHEC...Jul 2 2015
Wayne Law alumna finds fulfillment in prosecuting crimes
A serious car accident caused by a drunken driver eventually led Wayne State University Law School alumna Dianna Collins to her career as a prosecutor.Jul 2 2015
Strong month for employment helps keep S.E. Michigan Purchasing Managers Index strong
A robust Employment Index helped keep the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) relatively unchanged from May to June, decreasing negligibly from 66.4 to 66.1. The PMI’s three-month average stayed strong, improving from 65.7 to...Jul 1 2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds grant to explore new model of MS pathology
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has provided a grant to a Wayne State University School of Medicine professor to explore a new model of MS pathology. Alexander Gow, Ph.D., the Charles H. Gershenson Distinguished Fellow Professor and...Jul 1 2015
Wayne Law launches corporate counsel externship program
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School continues to expand opportunities for experiential learning with the addition of a corporate counsel externship program. The program, now in its first semester, allows students to develop the...Jul 1 2015
Jazz Ensembles Announce Fall 2015 Auditions
JAZZ ENSEMBLES FALL 2015 AUDITIONS  AUGUST 18, 2015 IN ROOM OLD MAIN ROOM 2402 BEGINNING AT 10 A.M.   OPEN TO MUSIC MAJORS AND NON-MAJORS  AUDITIONS ARE CONDUCTED IN A GROUP FORMAT STUDENTS WILL BE EXPECTED TO SIGHT READ...Jul 1 2015
Spend your summer with the DSO - Special offer for WSU community
Spend enchanting evening with the DSO and Broadway sensation Ashley Brown filled with classic hits by Bernstein, Gershwin, and Cole Porter, alongside contemporary favorites like Mary Poppins and Wicked.Jul 1 2015
Wayne State to lead Detroit site in new national heart failure study
The Wayne State University School of Medicine and Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center will serve as a site for a national study that will develop new guidelines for patients released from the emergency room after treatment for...Jul 1 2015
July Fourth Holiday Parking and Shuttle Information
In observance of the Independence Day Holiday, July 4th, Wayne State University will be closed on Friday 7/3 throughout the weekend.  During this time WSU parking services will be limited and the WSU shuttle will not operate. Holiday parking...Jul 1 2015
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
NO PUBLIC SHOW JULY 3RD!
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