Wayne State’s GLBTA is now JIGSAW. The newly-renamed organization plans to move forward with new intersectionality, gender, and sexuality focused campus initiatives.
WSU’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is a go-to resource for students looking to delve deeper into their interests and make substantial contributions to their field.
WSU anthropology student Kaitlin Carter is a budding cupcake connoisseur with an interest in entomophagy, the practice of eating insects.
While most college students her age are finishing undergraduate studies, at 21, Ola Hadaya marched across the Fox Theatre’s stage on May 16 as the youngest new physician to receive an M.D. from WSU’s School of Medicine.
Launching in the winter of 2015, Humans of Wayne State University, inspired by Humans of New York, was created as a way to capture students’ thoughts and personalities.
Shortly before the 12th Annual Public Relations Alumni and Student Recognition Luncheon, award recipient and WSU alumna Jocelyn Allen stepped down from her high-profile job at General Motors to pursue other dreams. Knowing what an honor it was to receive the award, Allen was unsure that Wayne State still wanted to award her.
GO-GIRL commenced its 14th winter program early this year, bringing confidence to girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Detroit has not only become a place for new and innovative businesses, but also a place for artistic individuals to come alive. Through many diverse art showcases and performances around the city, Wayne State anthropology student and self-proclaimed “radical ballerina” Maya Stovall, is capturing ethnographic encounters of everyday people through dance performances within Detroit’s public spaces.
College roommates: can’t live with them, can’t live without them.
The non-profit organization Art Road began its journey 10 years ago to bring art education back to public schools that don’t have enough funding.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was edited for corrections on December 24. The South End apologizes for fact errors made in this story. The original version was published in our Business and Technology special edition as well and that story still has factual errors.
This year Phi Beta Sigma reaches their 100th year, making them another Divine Nine organization to reach their centennial anniversary.
As the executive director of LGBTQ African American agency KICK, Wayne State student and art major Curtis Lipscomb is looking to fight discrimination and stigmatization in the city.
Doctors, inventors, entrepreneurs, dancers, singers, 12-year-olds and others came to the Detroit Opera House for TEDxDetroit Sept. 30.
Inexperienced people may think sororities and fraternities are groups of rude people who get together to party all the time. Even though those apart of Wayne State Greek life like to have fun, there is much more to it than what movies portray it as according to President of the Kappa Delta sorority Christina Winkler.
Wayne State biomedical engineering doctoral candidate Tonya Whitehead's hard work is being noticed by Tau Beta Pi, a national engineering honor society, this October.
Craig Fahle is leaving WDET, Wayne State’s National Public Radio affiliate, to become the Director of Public Works for the Detroit Land Bank Authority.
While on her way to pick up her mother, Wayne State senior Diamond Scott was killed by a suspected erratic driver early Monday morning.
Every Tuesday morning, several Wayne State medical students gather medical supplies and board a bus heading to a Detroit soup kitchen.
Their mission? To help the homeless.
The conundrum of fitting nearly 28,000 students into 13,500 parking spaces on the campus of Wayne State falls on the shoulders of Jon Frederick, who is the director of Parking and Transportation Services at WSU.
The dream of high school student-athletes is to take their game to the next level and play their particular sport in college, but for 98 percent of those athletes, that dream ends with their graduation from high school.
“You want a forecast about the weather?...I’ll give you a winter prediction. It’s going to be cold. It’s going to be gray. And it’s going to last you for the rest of your life.”
Roller derby in a nutshell: women skating around a rink, and...
On the brink of Congress’ imminent new batch of sequestration cuts that would slash federal research funding to universities throughout the country, the presidents of Michigan’s three major research universities, which are collectively known as the University Research Corridor, decided to publicize their apprehensions about the forthcoming legislation.
It’s the 8-bit generation of video games – the pixilated graphics, the retro bleep sounds, the game cartridges that wouldn’t work without blowing on them beforehand. Apparently, there’s an entire community in Detroit that is dedicated to the artistic aesthetics of this disenfranchised culture. They call themselves Piko Piko Detroit, and they create music and art inspired by the 8-bit technology of vintage video games.
Fifty-nine-year-old Bernard Arnold faces the camera in a winter cap and jacket, his eyes tired.
Charlie LeDuff is a walking, talking enigma.
The outside world may see Detroit as a falling city, but one journalist has managed to capture the heart, life and culture that remain.
Rodney Henry is not your typical addict:. he’s addicted to pies. If pie was a drug, he would be all hopped up on it. But it might be pie that Henry is high on; he’s just all over the place, his personality abundant.
Dan Austin, author of the books “Lost Detroit” and “Forgotten Landmarks of Detroit” and the webmaster of HistoricDetroit.org, pushes audiences to rethink their interpretations of abandoned buildings.
Shawn Blanchard is a second-year student at Wayne State’s Law School. A Detroit native, Blanchard recently returned to the area after five years teaching math at Holcombe L. Rucker School of Community Research in New York. While there, he helped found Men of Majesty, “an organization dedicated to mentoring at-risk young men at Rucker,” according to a WSU press release.
New York-based comedian "Todd Barry":http://www.toddbarry.com/index.html, known for his sarcastic wit and deadpan delivery, will perform 8 p.m. August 9 at the "Majestic Café":http://majesticdetroit.com/ in Detroit.
Hollywood is back in Michigan and this time it’s offering opportunities to those who have athletic talent.
“Shrek Forever After,” the fourth and final movie in the “Shrek” series will be released May 21. Walt Dohrn, former writer of “Spongebob Squarepants” and “Dexter’s Laboratory” and the voice of Rumpelstiltskin in the upcoming movie, recently spoke to the college media.
The super-powered hero Iron Man made his return May 7 with the opening of “Iron Man 2.” Actor Robert Downy Jr. reprises his role of Tony Stark, billionaire playboy turned superhero, when he invents an advanced robot suit known as Iron Man.
The popular Nickelodeon cartoon “Avatar: The Last Airbender” has a live-action counterpart coming out this summer.
Hailing from the streets of Chicago, quadruple-threat recording artist John Blu will be a new face on the scene this season.
In a city where most people see blight, others see opportunity. The vacant houses in Detroit have created an opportunity for five young University of Michigan architecture professors to work on a full-scale project early in their careers.
For over 91 years the International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit has been working with new immigrants to solidify their stay in Detroit and the United States.
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