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Sep 5 2015
Back to School Deals from Dell for WSU Students! [PDF]
Free TVs, Xbox One deals, and more! Check out all the exclusive WSU savings from Dell.Sep 4 2015
Chrome browser no longer works for Banner, VPN, Accelerate
The Chrome browser no longer supports Java, which is needed to run Wayne State Banner, VPN, and Accelerate. You can access these systems by switching to another browser, such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.Sep 4 2015
Kiese Laymon to speak at Department of English's @Noon Series
The Wayne State University Department of English's @Noon Reading Series, in collaboration with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, will be hosting critically acclaimed writer Kiese Laymon on Sept. 14 from noon - 1 p.m. in the...Sep 4 2015
S.E. Michigan Purchasing Managers Index remains steady despite global market concerns
The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) remained relatively stable from July to August, falling just under a point from 57.5 to 56.6. While some respondents expressed concern over volatility in global markets – China, in...Sep 4 2015
Fire evacuation procedures
Recent state legislation requires that WSU ensure that all instructional staff are trained in fire evacuation procedures before the beginning of each academic year. Instructional staff includes all faculty, part-time faculty,...Sep 4 2015
Coming Soon: Free Microsoft Office for Select Wayne State Employees for Home Use
Eligible Wayne State employees can soon download a full copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office for free. This copy is licensed for use on your home/personal computer - Microsoft Office on your work computer is licensed and managed...Sep 4 2015
The Warrior Way: Get healthy and active!
Sep 3 2015
Fall is Brimming with Guest Artist Residencies
Dance Majors in the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University will have the great opportunity to work with a number of Guest Artists who are slated to be in residence this Fall, creating new dances on WSU dancers,...Sep 3 2015
Welcome back! Free Microsoft Office, Wi-Fi Tips, and more
Welcome to a new semester at Wayne State! There are many great tech services available to students on campus and online -- we've featured three important ones below. See the full list at tech101.wayne.edu. Have a great...Sep 3 2015
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Names Wayne State University Veteran-Friendly School
Sep 3 2015
WSU scientists discover mechanism for air pollution-induced liver disease
A research team led by Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., at the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, has discovered that exposure to air pollution has a direct adverse health effect on the liver and causes...Sep 3 2015
Keep Wayne State Safe from Cyber Attackers
Dear Colleagues, C&IT is working around the clock to protect the university from cyber scammers, but there is only so much they can do without your help. Wayne State is seeing the highest ever volume of emails looking to take advantage...Sep 3 2015
Leonard Savala appointed director of the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement
Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Leonard Savala has been appointed director of Wayne State University’s Office of Multicultural Student Engagement (OMSE), effective Aug. 31, 2015. OMSE is a newly created office, and...Sep 3 2015
Student Center renovations wow campus community
Student Center Director Andrea Gerber spent a lot of time during the first week of classes watching the expressions of students as they entered the newly renovated space for the first time. “Everybody just smiles and says it’s...Sep 3 2015
Wayne State music alum George Shirley receives National Medal of Arts
Operatic tenor George Shirley, WSU '56, was named by President Barack Obama this week as a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, our nation's highest award for artists and arts patrons. Given annually since 1984, the National Medal of...Sep 3 2015
Back to School Offer from Apple
Save up to $200 on a Mac with education pricing and receive a pair of Beats Solo2 On-Ear Headphones. Visit http://apple.com/edu/wayne for more information.Sep 2 2015
Levin Center at Wayne Law to present Oct. 20 conference in D.C. on congressional oversight
The Levin Center at Wayne State University Law School will present a half-day conference, “Congressional Oversight of Classified Programs – 40 Years after the Church Committee,” on Tuesday, Oct. 20, in Washington, D.C.Sep 2 2015
Campus teems with excitement for new freshmen
Incoming freshmen and their families flooded campus Sept. 1 for New Student Convocation, the official welcoming event for students beginning their academic careers at Wayne State. For Jordan Gootee, the experience made a lasting...Sep 2 2015
Join WSU Postdoctoral Association for social, professional events
With the start of the new academic year, the WSU Postdoctoral Association would like to make the university community aware of the organization and its upcoming events.Sep 2 2015
Wayne State Placemaking Initiative organizers seek feedback
Take the Placemaking survey to help make Wayne State a better place to live, work, learn and play.Sep 2 2015
WSU scientists discover mechanism for air pollution-induced liver disease
DETROIT - A research team led by Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., at the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, has discovered that exposure to air pollution has a direct adverse health effect on the liver...Sep 2 2015
Pat Metheny performs on Det. Jazz Fest's Wayne State Pyramid Stage 9/6
August 29, 2015 Detroit Free Press Guitarist Pat Metheny: ‘This music is still a folk music’ by Mark Stryker In a two-page spread about guitarist Pat Metheny appearing as artist-in-residence for this year’s Detroit...Sep 2 2015
Sustainability@Wayne Seminars Announced!
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the upcoming 2015 - 2016 Sustainability@Wayne Seminar Series. The seminars will be held on various Tuesday's throughout the school year from 2:30 to 4 p.m., and will be held in...Sep 2 2015
Water@Wayne Seminar kicks off Sept. 3; guest speaker - Rajesh Bejankiwar, International Joint Commission - "The Great Lakes Water Agreement"
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to offer the Water@Wayne seminar series. Seminars are held on the dates noted in the below link from 2:30 to 4:00 pm in WSU’s Welcome Center auditorium. The seminars are free;...Sep 2 2015
SE Michigan Purchasing Managers Index slips slightly in August
The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index in August declined slightly from a reading of 57.5 to 56.6. A reading above 50 indicates economic growth. The three-month average is 61.1. It was the third straight month of small declines since the...Sep 2 2015
Wayne Law alumni to be honored as part of State Bar of Michigan annual meeting
Two of three public service awards and a Champion of Justice Award given this year by the State Bar of Michigan will go to Wayne State University Law School alumni.Sep 1 2015
Struggling with new Wayne Connect/Academica? Free training this month
Do you have questions about the new email system? Are you struggling with Academica? Free campus training sessions for Academica and the new Wayne Connect email are available over the next three weeks. The sessions will cover topics...Sep 1 2015
The Campus Health Center Offers Informative Newsletter for Students
Check out the very informative newsletter offered by Campus Student Health!Sep 1 2015
Professor is co-author of a new edition of White Collar Crime
DETROIT – Wayne State University Law School Professor Peter J. Henning is co-author of the newly released fourth edition of White Collar Crime: Law and Practice.Sep 1 2015