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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
Parking at WSU for downtown convention
WSU will again be hosting parking for a large convention being held at Ford Field this Friday-Sunday, July 25-27. The parking use will be spread out across campus and most attendees should arrive on campus and be parked...Jul 24 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
Model D: Midtown Inc. closes in on $50K fundraising goal for green alley project
July 22, 2014 --  Midtown Detroit Inc. is seeking to raise a total of $50,000 towards the development of the district's second green alleyway. If the organization succeeds in raising the funds through its Patronicity campaign, the...Jul 22 2014
U.S. Carriers Cancel Flights to Tel Aviv
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
Margaret Greenwald appointed chair of Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Margaret Greenwald, Ph.D, has been appointed chair of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders for a three year term.Jul 21 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
NIH Informational Session on Government Opportunities for PhD Scientists
Jul 21 2014
Black-Owned Businesses Are Quietly Powering Detroit's Resurgence, But No One's Talking About It
Jul 20 2014
WSU co-presents 'Poetry & Prints' summer workshops...
Summer Program Poetry & Prints: Impressions from Detroit & Brazil Exhibition: September 5 through October 15 Extensive Workshops: August 4 through August 15 Mobile Workshops: July 21 through August 2 Contact:...Jul 19 2014
Board of Governors Approves Parking Rates for 2014-2015
On June 27, 2014, the Board of Governors approved the proposed parking rates for the 2014-15 academic year consistent with Parking & Transportation Services’ Five-Year Business Plan. Parking & Transportation Services is an auxiliary...Jul 19 2014
History graduate has life-long publishing career in New York City
As a student at Wayne State University, Mary Steinbauer ’57 B.A., ’59 M.A. often read LIFE magazine while dreaming of a career in New York City. With perseverance and the guidance of her professors, she made it.  Steinbauer first...Jul 17 2014
Application deadline for Fulbright awards is Aug. 1
Explore opportunities with the core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers nearly 600 awards in teaching, research, and combination teaching/research awards in more than 125 countries for the 2015-2016 academic...Jul 17 2014
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility awards available for U.S. scholars and professionals
Applications due Aug. 1 Nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil.  Wayne State scholars needing...Jul 17 2014
Fulbright-Brazil Scientific Mobility awards available for U.S. scholars and professionals
Nearly 50 grants are available in the 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil. Jul 17 2014
WSU Apple Award recipient, Broadway icon, Elaine Stritch will be greatly missed...
Detroit Free Press Detroit-born Broadway legend Elaine Stritch dies By Julie Hinds 89-year-old Emmy and Tony award-winning actress Elaine Stritch died July 16 at her home in Birmingham, MI. Although Stritch loved New York City, the home of...Jul 17 2014
WSU CFPCA Dean Seeger comments on Malaysia Airlines' crisis communications...
International Business Times MH17 crisis response: Has Malaysia Airlines learned from MH370 disaster? By Zoe Mintz Within an hour after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed Thursday, the airline sent a tweet confirming the flight had lost...Jul 17 2014
Fundamental research by Wayne State University is paving the way for development of first vaccine for heart diseases
DETROIT — Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), are one step closer to the goal of developing the...Jul 16 2014
Department of Music choruses announce auditions!
Dear Singer, We hope this letter finds you well and enjoying a restful summer vacation! Please find below audition & hearing information and requirements for choral ensembles at WSU. The auditions and hearings will take place Sunday, August...Jul 16 2014
Official Notice of Public Meetings
  OFFICIAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS   Regular Board meetings and meetings of the standing committees will convene in the McGregor Memorial Conference Center unless indicated otherwise in the notice of meetings.  A notice...Jul 15 2014
WSU art alum Joy Colby '47 covered art for 'The Detroit News' 60 years...
The Detroit News Joy Colby: A woman of critical influence by Michael H. Hodges Members of Detroit’s art community are remembering longtime Detroit News art critic Joy Hakanson Colby as a reporter of uncommon influence, probing but fair,...Jul 15 2014
WSU art alum Joy Colby '47 covered art for 'The Detroit News' 60 years...
Jul 15 2014
In Memoriam: Alberta Anna Bowes ('56)
WSU nursing alumna Alberta Anna Bowes ('56) passed away June 16, 2014. She was 91. Her nursing career included serving as an Army nurse during World War II. She received her WSU master’s in nursing education in...Jul 15 2014
Coming soon -- free Microsoft Office for Wayne State students!
Coming later this summer -- the Microsoft Office 365 Education Student Advantage program! Wayne State has partnered with software distributor Kivuto to offer currently enrolled Wayne State students a free, fully-featured copy of Microsoft...Jul 14 2014
Memphis 'blue flu' action has no known leader, complicating the city's response
Since the "blue flu" action began last week, none of the Memphis police officers or firefighters claiming illness has stepped forward as a leader of the movement and presented a list of demands. That anonymity makes it difficult for...Jul 11 2014