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Thursday 08/03/2017
Murder charges issued in shooting of WSU Police Sgt. Collin Rose
Updated: August 03, 2017 - 3:10 pm

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
Posted: July 30, 2017

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: July 30, 2017 - 10:46 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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Wednesday 03/08/2017
C200 holds first ever reachout in Michigan at Ilitch School
Updated: March 20, 2017 - 11:09 am

Female MBA students have the opportunity to participate in discussions and networking opportunities, with a chance to win $10,000. Applications due March 13. 

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Tuesday 03/07/2017
6 events for Day Without Women and International Women's Day
Updated: March 07, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Strike or sip tea, attend a lunch or check out art. Whatever you do, just wear red to show solidarity. 

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Saturday 03/04/2017
Wayne State alumnus to run for Michigan State Senate
Posted: March 04, 2017

Wayne State alumnus Nick Rivera plans to run for District 1 in the Michigan State Senate in order to contribute to the community.

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Friday 03/03/2017
SDS organizes rally for all-gender restrooms at Wayne State
Updated: March 07, 2017 - 7:54 pm

On March 2, Students for a Democratic Society - Detroit held a rally demanding gender neutral restrooms in every campus building.

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Thursday 03/02/2017
MPAA plans assembly for social, political change
Updated: March 06, 2017 - 10:44 am

The 2017 Michigan Progressive Action Assembly will discuss action plans to alter the political and social environment and begin change at a local scale. 

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Wednesday 03/01/2017
Wayne State under Boil Water Advisory
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 12:35 pm

Update: On March 3, the Boil Water Advisory was lifted. 

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Award-winning author discusses racism in current political era
Updated: March 03, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, author of the award-winning book, "From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation," came to Wayne Law to discuss the book on Feb. 28.

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Friday 02/24/2017
Citizen Dialogues series talks refugees, American identity
Updated: February 24, 2017 - 2:51 pm

Wayne State’s Center for the Study of Citizenship hosted a discussion about immigration and refugee resettlement in the United States on Feb. 21.

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Sunday 02/19/2017
Wayne State to host 'Deconstructing White Supremacy'
Updated: February 19, 2017 - 7:50 pm

The event will include panelists that offer different perspectives on the topic of white supremacy.

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Friday 02/10/2017
WSU Med School hosts state of healthcare panel
Updated: February 10, 2017 - 3:08 pm

Wayne State hosts a panel of Detroit and Michigan health professionals speaking on the current state of healthcare issues and possible solutions. 

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Racist graffiti left on WSU public bathrooms
Updated: February 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm

Wayne State professor tweets racist graffiti found in men's bathroom. 

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Visa interview canceled for prospective Syrian student after executive order
Updated: February 20, 2017 - 11:06 pm

Alaa Al-Sabeh, a student with a goal to pursue a master’s in engineering at Wayne State now awaits the date for his rescheduled interview to obtain a student visa.

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Thursday 02/09/2017
Humanities Center hosts presentation on resistance to racism in 'Blazing Saddles'
Updated: February 13, 2017 - 10:08 am

WSU associate professor Lisa Alexander showcased parodies of black stereotypes and classic American culture through the film "Blazing Saddles."

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Friday 02/03/2017
School of Social Work holds Women's March debriefing meeting
Updated: February 10, 2017 - 11:28 am

School of Social Work faculty discussed ways to keep the momentum from the Women’s March and social activism alive at Wayne State on Feb. 2

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Thursday 02/02/2017
BSU holds discussion for Detroit mayoral candidate
Updated: February 07, 2017 - 9:53 am

Wayne State’s Black Student Union hosted an open forum on politics featuring Detroit mayoral candidate Myya Jones on Feb. 1. 

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Wednesday 02/01/2017
HLC to visit WSU in March to confirm accreditation
Updated: February 06, 2017 - 10:32 am

Representatives from the Higher Learning Commission will visit WSU on March 6 and 7 to seek student opinions as part of a comprehensive evaluation.

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Preferred name policy to be fully implemented in spring
Updated: February 06, 2017 - 10:32 am

Wayne State’s preferred name policy, made official in November 2016, will become fully available for students to use in the spring/summer semester. 

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Monday 01/30/2017
Student orgs hold emergency protest
Updated: February 06, 2017 - 10:32 am

On Jan. 30, student organizations held a demonstration on campus to protest the immigration ban.

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Student Senate to address student relationship with Aramark
Updated: February 01, 2017 - 11:04 am

A in-depth look on the university's relationship with food provider, Aramark. 

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Wednesday 01/25/2017
BOG welcomes two new members
Updated: January 27, 2017 - 2:47 pm

Michael J. Busuito and Mark Gaffney were sworn into their new positions as members of Wayne State’s Board of Governors on Jan. 24.

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Tuesday 01/24/2017
WSU researches supernovae to measure expansion of universe
Updated: January 27, 2017 - 11:20 am

Professor and Chair member of the physics and astronomy department David Cinabro, among other researchers, has been researching how supernovae can be used to measure the expansion of the universe. 

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Monday 01/23/2017
Sister march at WSU totals 4,000 protesters
Updated: January 27, 2017 - 1:11 am

Wayne State’s campus was the site for protesters marching in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21. 

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Friday 01/20/2017
BAMN and SDS protest the 45th president
Updated: January 25, 2017 - 9:59 am

On Jan. 20, the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by Any Means Necessary and Students for a Democratic Society protested on Wayne State's campus against President Donald Trump taking office. 

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