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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 nanorods." According to...Aug 1 2014
Wayne Law student awarded federal court's scholarship
DETROIT – Samuel Kokoszka, who will start his second year at Wayne State University Law School this fall, has been awarded the Mark A. Miller Memorial Fund Scholarship. The award is given each year by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...Aug 1 2014
University bands announce auditions!
  University Bands Audition Announcement The Concert Band and Wind Symphony will hold auditions for Fall 2014 on Wednesday, August 20 and Friday, August 22. The audition sign-up sheet is located in the Department of Music main office,...Aug 1 2014
Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index rebounds to 60 in July
The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) made a strong come back in July reaching 60.0, after experiencing a dramatic drop in June to 47.1 and making July’s numbers much more aligned with those from spring.  However, the...Aug 1 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 31 2014
Jazz ensembles announce auditions!
JAZZ ENSEMBLE AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT    The jazz ensembles of the Department of Music will hold auditions for Fall 2014 on  Tuesday, August 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The ensembles holding auditions will...Jul 31 2014
Wayne State to offer 30 percent discount on summer classes for some students
Wayne State University students looking to squeeze an extra class or two into their summer schedule next year can get a nice price break, the university will announce today. The tuition break — 30 percent off — will be...Jul 31 2014
African American Learners, journal of the Institute for the Study of the African American Child (ISAAC) announces a Call for Papers in delineating a Ten Point Program for Reparations for African Americans in the United States
Dear Supporters of African American Children: African American Learners, journal of ISAAC is issuing a Call for Papers for the Spring 2016 Issue.   The deadline for articles and essays is October 15, 2015. African American Learners...Jul 31 2014
Conference on Research Directions (CORD) Conference Proceedings Available on the web site
The Proceedings from the Bi-Annual Conference on Research Directions (CORD) are available for review and download on the ISAAC web site.  This is a conference of empirical research on African American education that is held bi-annually at...Jul 31 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 30 2014
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
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
Lt. Governor Calley Visits Wayne State's Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute
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
Register for APH 2400, Introductory Digital Photography...
Jul 27 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
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Jenny Cederstrom
Jenny Cederstrom, M.B.A. ’01, was named vice president of finance and CFO for Judson Center Inc. Judson Center is a nonprofit human services agency. Cederstrom’s responsibilities include handling business operations and strategic...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
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