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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, December 4, 2015 in Room FGH at McGregor Memorial Conference Center, 495 Gilmour Mall,...Nov 25 2015
2016-17 WSU Private Scholarship Application is open
Nov 25 2015
University Research Corridor team wins $2.5 million to improve interactions between parents, teachers and toddlers
Nov 25 2015
Michigan State Loan Repayment Program Application Period Starts January 1, 2016
The Michigan State Loan Repayment Program (MSLRP) helps employers recruit and retain primary medical, dental, and mental healthcare providers by providing loan repayment to those entering into service obligations. The 2017 MSLRP Opportunity Update...Nov 24 2015
Black Friday Deals from Dell for WSU Students and Employees [PDF]
Check out Dell's Black Friday deals on computers, speakers, and more!Nov 24 2015
Alumni discuss law in the health industry at Wayne Law
Five Wayne State University Law School alumni discussed “Law in the Health Industry” on Thursday, Nov. 19, as part of the Wayne Law Alumni Speaker Series. Featured alumni were: Dr. Ernest P. Chiodo, class of 1986, who holds a...Nov 24 2015
Lot #60 equipment upgrade
Parking lot 60, located at Cass and Forest, is being upgraded with new credit card equipment effective 11/24/15. The new equipment will only accept credit cards and no longer accept cash. It will continue...Nov 24 2015
National expert discusses why capable people suffer from the impostor syndrome and how to thrive in spite of it
The Office for Teaching and Learning and the WSU WIDER Grant recently hosted author Valerie Young, an internationally-known speaker and a leading expert on the impostor syndrome.Nov 24 2015
Anderson Institute, School of Medicine host 'Present a Challenge Day'
E. Mark Haacke, Ph. D., speaks at the event. The Wayne State University School of Medicine and James and Patricia Anderson Engineering Ventures Institute held the second “Present a Challenge Day” in Scott Hall, organized with...Nov 24 2015
Three ECE graduate students receive student paper awards
Three graduate students in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department received best paper awards at  conferences this semster: Aby George received first place at the IEEE Southeast Michigan Section (SEM) Fall Conference at the U-M...Nov 24 2015
Biomedical engineering professor developing novel MRI technique to detect, diagnose brain injury
Nov 24 2015
Macomb Community College and Wayne State create seamless pathway to bachelor’s degree
Wayne Advantage-Macomb harnesses resources of two schools to support students A new partnership between Macomb Community College and Wayne State University will allow qualified students to concurrently enroll at both institutions, getting a...Nov 24 2015
Microsoft Mondays: Savvy Searching
Microsoft Mondays bring you tips on how to get the most out of Wayne Connect with tips, tricks, and info on the latest features. Find more here. Too many emails? Need to find that one message from three years ago that you just know...Nov 23 2015
Computer Science student Yan Li won 2015-2016 Olbrot Travel Awards for Excellence in Graduate Student Research
Nov 23 2015
Wayne State's Department of Economics launches first course in venture capital
Wayne State University's Department of Economics is launching a dynamic new course in venture capital investing — the first course of its kind in the university's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.Nov 23 2015
2015 Thanksgiving holiday parking and shuttle informattion
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Wayne State University will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, 2015. During this time and throughout the weekend parking services will be limited and the WSU shuttle will not...Nov 23 2015
Donations from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
The HIGH program thanks the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for their wonderful donations of winter wraps and canned goods. The Alpha Kappa Alpha established in 1908 and it is an organization of respect power and influence, effective advocacy and...Nov 23 2015
Reduced hours for campus eateries during Thanksgiving break
Wayne State will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday, which also means changed or reduced hours for many of the dining options in the Student Center Building and Towers Café. Check to see what will be open and when. Mad...Nov 23 2015
Wayne State deepens commitment to a more diverse, inclusive campus
Diversity is essential to Wayne State’s urban mission of preparing students from varied backgrounds and experiences to excel in an increasingly complex and global society. In fact, it’s so vital that it — along with inclusion — is both a...Nov 23 2015
A Message from the Associate Dean
Welcome to the second edition of our electronic Connections newsletter! Here are a few fall semester highlights by the numbers: 100 new graduate students at Orientation. 40+ members of the faculty, staff, students, alumni, employers and...Nov 20 2015
Cleveland Rocks!
Student Kris Kniffen tells us about her trip to Ohio for the Society of American Archivists conference -- a journey of learning supported through a SLIS travel award. “Many of the sessions focused on the role of archivists as...Nov 20 2015
Students tour award-winning library
​While much of the SLIS curriculum is taught in an online format, many classes are also taught in a traditional classroom, such as Dr. Hermina Anghelescu’s Access to Information class (6120). Students recently had the opportunity to...Nov 20 2015
Digitizing a Legendary Voice: The Ernie Harwell Project
SLIS students hit a home run preserving one of Detroit's most famous sounds. The Ernie Harwell Collection at the Burton Collection at the Detroit Public Library houses an amazing collection of American baseball memorabilia. The late Harwell, a...Nov 20 2015
Celebrating Phil Mason
Alumni, family and friends came together to laud the wide-ranging work of Dr. Philip P. Mason. Founder of Wayne State's archival education program, Dr. Mason developed the university, labor and urban affairs collections at the Reuther Library....Nov 20 2015
Transportation Research Group's work with MDOT results in national award
The Michigan Department of Transportation has won a national safety award for installing 5,700 miles of "rumble strips" down centerlines of Michigan's rural highways. MDOT is one of 10 agencies recognized this year for...Nov 20 2015
Automotive News recognizes executives' accomplishments in special issue: 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry
Wendi Gentry-Stuenkel, part-time faculty in the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management, was honored by Automotive News as one of their “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.” Gentry-Stuenkel is director of...Nov 20 2015
Civil and Environmental Engineering chair weighs in on speed cameras in Chicago
 The 15 speed cameras generating the most fines in the "Children's Safety Zone" program are located along well-traveled stretches of major Chicago roads where records show no children have been hit by speeders for more than a...Nov 20 2015