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Sunday 10/08/2017
University Pharmacy faces uncertain future on campus
Updated: October 08, 2017 - 9:25 am

University Pharmacy owner Maria Young said she signed a contract that would have her out by August 2018.

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Saturday 10/07/2017
President Wilson gives personal annual bonus to student scholarship
Updated: October 07, 2017 - 4:40 pm

$25,000 will be directed toward scholarships for incoming freshmen in the Wayne Med-Direct program. 

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Mayoral, city council candidates discuss environmental justice
Posted: October 07, 2017

Six city candidates came together in an event dedicated to the future of Detroit’s environmental issues in an ever-changing climate. 

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Friday 10/06/2017
English professor addresses impact of STEM on humanities
Updated: October 06, 2017 - 12:37 pm

English professor Kenneth Jackson explained the recent marketing techniques the STEM fields utilize and the impact this has on the future of the arts and humanities.

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Saturday 09/30/2017
Student alarmed by alt-right flier found near campus
Updated: September 30, 2017 - 2:13 pm

A WSU student found the flier stating "Make America white again." on a late night errand to Domino’s Pizza.

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Friday 09/29/2017
Students raise hands against violence
Posted: September 29, 2017

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women kicked off their Pledge Project on Sept. 28 in Gullen Mall.

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Wednesday 09/27/2017
Panel discussion addresses the cooperation needed to end racism
Posted: September 27, 2017

Panelists discussed the role of white people in ending racial discrimination and how they can be beneficial allies to people of color

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Tuesday 09/26/2017
Motor City Freedom Riders raise money for mass transit
Posted: September 26, 2017

The group hosted a bowling night at the Garden Bowl to raise funds to support their efforts to put transit back on the ballot in 2018.

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Saturday 09/23/2017
Panel discusses the media's influence on international culture and politics
Updated: September 29, 2017 - 8:15 am

The Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, the Wayne State Global Studies Program and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College collaborated on a fundraising event Sept. 21 to raise money for students to study abroad.

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Friday 09/22/2017
OISS hosts annual Global Festival, Study Abroad Fair
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 1:28 pm

WSU students trotted the globe at the 2017 Study Abroad Fair and Global Festival which featured food and art from Albania, Sri Lanka and other countries.

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Wednesday 09/20/2017
Campus Health Centers kicks off flu shot campaign
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 1:42 pm

The Campus Health Center, with the launch of their new flu shot campaign, aims to win the Michigan University Flu Shot Challenge for the fourth consecutive year and win the newly launching National University Flu Vaccination Challenge.

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Tuesday 09/19/2017
Former Mexican president comes to WSU
Posted: September 19, 2017

Former world leader and Mexican President Vicente Fox, spoke on DACA, immigration, President Trump and other issues.

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Monday 09/18/2017
Students relocated as the Thompson Home remains unfinished
Updated: September 18, 2017 - 12:45 pm

As Wayne State students enter the third week of the fall semester, one group has yet to get settled in terms of residential living. 

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Saturday 09/16/2017
Free Press reporter discusses development in Detroit
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:24 pm

Detroit Free Press Business Reporter John Gallagher came to Wayne State to speak about new improvements in midtown and beyond. 

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New SIS dean stages meet and greet
Updated: September 22, 2017 - 2:24 pm

Newly-hired Dean Jon Cawthorne met students in the UGL and discussed his upcoming plans for the library.

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UConn professor delivers 20th annual Riklin Memorial Lecture
Updated: September 19, 2017 - 8:58 am

Author and American philosopher, Lewis R. Gordon, delivered a lecture on combating racial issues in a constructive manner

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Thursday 09/14/2017
Fonda and Tomlin visit WSU to advocate for workers’ rights
Updated: September 18, 2017 - 8:29 am

Actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin talk economic inequality with Saru Jayaraman in a meeting held in General Lectures.

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Wednesday 09/13/2017
President Wilson delivers 2017 University Address
Updated: September 13, 2017 - 4:18 pm

The president reflected on the progress the university has made in previous years and the goals he hopes to achieve in upcoming years.

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Monday 09/11/2017
UGL celebrates 20 years
Updated: September 11, 2017 - 12:57 pm

Library visitors will be able to enjoy a number of events and programming set up to commemorate the twenty-year anniversary of the UGL.

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Saturday 09/09/2017
School of Social Work, CAPS raise awareness for suicide prevention
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:50 am

In honor of World Suicide Prevention Day, CAPS and the School of Social Work teamed up to help students remember their loved ones affected by suicide. 

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New general education proposal presented to Student Senate
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:38 am

The new proposal includes the reappearance of a math requirement, new group requirements and the introduction of Wayne Experience.

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Wednesday 09/06/2017
BAMN stages emergency rally to defend DACA
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:52 am

On Sept. 5, the Wayne State chapter of the student-activist organization Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by Any Means Necessary gathered to inform students about their planned protest rally.

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Thursday 08/10/2017
WSU to close Oakland Center
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

Wayne State's Oakland Center will permanently close after fall 2018.

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Thursday 08/03/2017
Murder charges issued in shooting of WSU Police Sgt. Collin Rose
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

Raymond Durham, 61, has been charged for the murder of Wayne State Police Sgt. Collin Rose, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said during a press conference on Aug. 3.

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Sunday 07/30/2017
WSU receives grant for suicide prevention
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:51 am

The three-year grant will be used to combat campus suicide and aid students who are military veterans and from marginalized communities. 

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Panel discusses Detroit’s mass water shutoffs as public health crisis
Updated: September 09, 2017 - 10:52 am

The Detroit Equity Action Lab held a discussion and declared Detroit water shutoffs a public health crisis. 

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Wednesday 07/26/2017
Author and professor discusses origins of 1967 rebellions
Updated: July 28, 2017 - 9:57 am

Dr. Thomas Sugrue, author and professor at New York University, came to WSU to speak about the origins of the 1967 rebellions.

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Monday 07/10/2017
Provost Office works to implement technology to help students succeed
Updated: July 30, 2017 - 10:47 am

The Office of the Provost is working on ways to transform student success using the new AdvisingWorks website and Guide mobile app.

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Saturday 06/24/2017
BOG approves 3.75 percent tuition increase
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

A BOG member said the raise in tuition comes in response to the lack of state support, funding for Wayne State has not increased since 2011. 

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Tuesday 06/06/2017
WSU falls victim to Viagra ad scam
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Editor's note: this story will be updated regularly as the university releases more information on the topic. 

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Monday 05/29/2017
WSU opens Detroit's first mineral museum
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Wayne State’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences opens Detroit’s first official Museum of Geology and Minerals to students of all majors and interests.

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Friday 05/12/2017
Student Senate welcomes new executive board members
Updated: July 17, 2017 - 8:44 am

Nourhan Hamadi will serve as president and Dalia Ibrahim will serve as vice president of Student Senate for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Friday 04/21/2017
WSU breaks ground on Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments
Updated: May 04, 2017 - 12:19 pm

Wayne State and Corvias begin a 40-year partnership with the groundbreaking of Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments on April 21.

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Thursday 04/20/2017
COSW, DOSO host Take Back the Night
Updated: April 30, 2017 - 2:20 pm

COSW hosted its annual Take Back the Night event, which aims to spread awareness of sexual violence against women, on April 19.

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Tuesday 04/18/2017
Wayne State, Midtown Detroit Inc. host neighborhood cleanup
Updated: April 30, 2017 - 2:20 pm

Midtown Detroit Inc. and Wayne State have teamed up to clean midtown neighborhoods.

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Monday 04/17/2017
PEACE Journals takes part in Belle Isle spring cleaning
Updated: April 30, 2017 - 2:19 pm

On Earth Day, WSU’s chapter of P.E.A.C.E. Journals is traveling to the Belle Isle to take part in spring cleaning. 

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Saturday 04/08/2017
C200 Reachout features business and political leaders
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 11:04 am

Governor Rick Snyder, Mayor Mike Duggan and U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, along with women business leaders, spoke at the first Committee of 200’s Reachout for Women’s Business conference in Michigan on April 7 in the Student Center.

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Wednesday 04/05/2017
Journalism department to honor New York Times editor
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 11:04 am

The Journalism Institute for Media Diversity and the Department of Communications honors Executive Editor of the New York Times Dean Baquet on April 7. 

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SJP displays historic artifacts to highlight Palestinian history
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 11:04 am

Student activist organization Students for Justice in Palestine highlighted historic Palestinian artifacts on the second day of their Palestine Awareness Week.

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Monday 04/03/2017
Nobel laureate speaks at Peacemaker Awards
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 11:05 am

Wayne State’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies held its Peacemaker Awards on April 2, honoring Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams along with community leaders. 

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Wednesday 03/29/2017
WSU adds two ceremonies to May 2017 commencement schedule
Updated: April 18, 2017 - 11:05 am

Wayne State has made changes to the May 2017 Commencement schedule due to the record-breaking amount of students who plan to participate in the commencement ceremonies. 

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Friday 03/24/2017
BOG approves 5 percent increase to dorm prices
Updated: March 31, 2017 - 10:47 am

The Board of Governors approved a 5 percent increase to dorm and apartment prices, as well as a 3.18 percent increase in meal plans.

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Wayne State holds first Spirit of Community ceremony
Updated: April 02, 2017 - 12:24 pm

The awards ceremony, held on March 23, celebrated members of the university community who are dedicated to community engagement.

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Syrian Solidarity Week ends with refugee information session
Updated: March 24, 2017 - 11:37 am

Refugee aid organization Syrian American Rescue Network spoke to students about how to help displaced Syrians in Detroit

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Thursday 03/23/2017
Full Circle Community Garden Pavilion Program kicks off new campaign
Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:01 pm

After participating in the Ford College Community Challenge Competition, Wayne State’s Full Circle Community Garden Pavilion Program is deciding to further its goals.

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Tuesday 03/21/2017
P.E.A.C.E. Journals talks about human trafficking
Updated: March 22, 2017 - 2:43 pm

WSU PEACE Journals chapter hosted a talk on March 20 with cultural anthropologist Eric Montgomery and Outreach Director of Alternative for Girls Deena Policicchio educate students on the business of sex trafficking. 

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Friday 03/17/2017
DPD shooting suspect linked to Sgt. Collin Rose murder
Updated: March 17, 2017 - 1:36 pm

A DNA match has been found between the shooting of two DPD cops on March 15 and the fatal shooting of Sgt. Collin Rose on Nov. 22, 2016.

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P.E.A.C.E. Journals to host human trafficking awareness event
Updated: March 17, 2017 - 11:14 am

On March 20, anthropologist Eric Montgomery, and others with personal experience, will host a talk to spread awareness about the dangers of human trafficking and discuss just how common it is locally. 

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Wayne Law Review symposium to highlight issues with drug policy
Updated: March 17, 2017 - 11:28 am

On March 24, the Wayne Law Review with host “The Changing Face of the War on Drugs: Mass Incarceration, Overcriminalization and Evolving Drug Policy.”

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