At the memorial and vigil held in his honor, Officer Collin Rose was awarded the Citation of Valor, posthumously promoted to sergeant, will be given a master’s degree in police administration and will have an endowed $25,000 scholarship in his name.
The CEO of Haute Hijab and WSU alumna Melanie Elturk came back to WSU for her college tour, “The Next Generation of American Muslims: Defining our Role & Reclaiming our Faith.”
Updates on funeral arrangements, vigils, donations all in the name off Officer Collin Rose, a Warrior.
Wayne State University police officer Collin Rose is on life support after he was shot in the head Tuesday night while on-duty, WSU Police Chief Anthony Holt said.
An on-duty Wayne State police officer was shot off campus on Nov. 22 at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Lincoln and Brainard Street.
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences looks to better understand and better treat this hoarding through research and analysis.
The ELI World Fair was a part of International Education Week, a nationwide celebration focused on preparing students for a global environment.
Abortion Debate looks at different views of reproductive rights and the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Assistant Professor Noa Ofen said her research is focused on the memory networks in children’s brains, which has not been studied extensively before.
“Dreams Not to Be Deferred: Supporting the Success of Black Men and Boys” allowed community members to discuss key issues related to how communities, schools and institutions can support the success of black men.
“New President, New Congress – What to Expect” allowed students to explore the outcomes of the election moving forward on Nov. 15.
Students Organize 4 Syria held a crash course on the Syrian crisis to cover the history of the Syrian conflict, the refugee crisis and post presidential election effects on Nov. 14.
In response to the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, college campuses across the country have seen protests arise – including, Wayne State.
BAMN holds rally and march on campus against President-elect Donald Trump. View photos and videos of the protest.
While voting ballots on Election Day will list presidential candidates, they will also include the candidates for Wayne State’s Board of Governors.
Plans made possible by a grant from the McGregor Fund have put the development of non-academic basic needs services for students struggling with housing. One in particular is a food pantry expected in fall 2017.
The socialist anti-war conference will feature the presidential and vice presidential candidates of the Socialist Equality Party.
Wayne State Housing and Residential Life, as well as Dining Services, have been aware of multiple sightings of cockroaches in campus spaces since September. Now, students are calling on administration to take greater action.
WSU College Democrats’ “Issues and Candidate Forum” provided an open discussion for down-ballot candidates to campaign and relay their messages.
Innovation Warriors, an expansion of Blackstone LaunchPad, are embracing their six programs aimed at a number of services: launch, hack, learn, fund, grow and connect.
Linda Brundage, executive director of the Michigan Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence and Corporate Counsel to the Michigan Gun Owners’ Association James Makowski debated the enforcement of gun laws in Michigan at the CSC open dialogue.
Wayne State Insiders were at the School of Social Work with Dean Cheryl Waites and Provost Keith Whitfield to tour the school’s new building on Woodward
JIGSAW allowed students to hear real-life experiences for people who identify with LGBT identities in their identity panel
BAMN Protest for civil rights activist Justin Cheong stops traffic on Warren and Cass Avenue on Oct. 13.
As a part of Wayne State's Coming Out Week, dedicated to the LGBTQ community, JIGSAW will host an identity panel.
Michigan Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, along with New Jersey Sen. Cory booker, stopped by WSU again for one final voter registration campaign.
On Sept. 23 the Wayne State Board of Governors approved a partnership with Corvias Campus Living and a raise to President M. Roy Wilson, increasing his salary to half a million dollars.
Dean Jocelyn Benson resigned to become the CEO of the Ross Initiative for Sports and Equality. Lance Gable has been appointed interim dean until a new dean is found, who will officially take office in 2017.
At the Global Festival and Study Abroad Fair, student organizations recruit new members and students are encouraged to consider participating in international study.
The WSU chapter of the American Association of University Women, the Warrior Women Coalition, created two $250 scholarships for both women and non-binary students who demonstrate financial need and identify with a marginalized identity, including, but not limited to, race, religion, sexual orientation and ability.
In his fall 2016 University Address, President M. Roy Wilson reviewed Wayne State’s progress, addressed shortcomings and discussed his goals for the future through the WSU community embodying the university’s mission on Sept. 12.
“Sustainability in Flint and Beyond: A Conversation with Curt Guyette” was the second annual showcase by the Sustainability Scholars Forum, highlighting the importance of environmental sustainability.
The WSU bookstore will offer the price match program during the first week of classes. If students find a lower price on the same edition of a book offered by other booksellers, the bookstore will refund the difference.
An internal memo by the EPA’s Miguel Del Toral, published by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan, said, “The practice of pre-flushing before collecting compliance samples has been shown to result in the minimization of lead capture and significant underestimation of lead levels in drinking water.”
In the second dialogue and vigil this summer, the Office of Multicultural Student Engagement partnered with student organizations to cope with national violence as a campus community on July 11.
Student Senate rejected a resolution to fly an LGBTQ rainbow flag on campus with a 9-7 vote on July 7.
The increase falls just short of the state-mandated cap and will differ for lower and upper-division students.
The Office of Multicultural Student Engagement created a space for the Wayne State community in a dialogue and vigil on June 13 to remember the victims of the mass shooting at a gay Orlando nightclub on June 12.
Editor's note: this story will be updated regularly as the university releases more information on the topic.
This summer, more than 2,500 freshmen will be eligible to take part in the free parking initiative starting in July.
Student Senate covers tuition updates, construction updates and free parking for freshmen.
For the second consecutive year, Wayne State has won the state-wide Flu Vaccination Challenge for medium-sized schools.
Wayne State’s Office of Campus Sustainability held an event that showcased what the university is doing to create a green and sustainable campus on April 21 in the Bernath Auditorium.
As announced at the Board of Governors meeting on April 1, Keith Whitfield, Ph.D., will serve as the new university provost following Margaret E. Winters’ retirement from the position.
Representatives of the Graduate Employees Organizing Committee (GEOC) plan to negotiate tomorrow for revisions in the graduate teaching assistants’ travel policy for the Department of Biological Sciences.
A new major will be available at Wayne State University in the fall of 2016: global studies. Dr. Anne Duggan, chair of the Classic and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department, said the new program is based off of the existing international studies major.
Wayne State’s Campus Health Center is offering free STD testing to all students on every Tuesday this semester until April 26.
Rafeef Hamad, the granddaughter of Palestinian refugees, moved from where she was born in Saudi Arabia to Florida when she was five years old. Then she moved back. Then back again to the U.S. about three years ago, this time, to Michigan.
Wayne State’s Student Senate invited Provost Margaret Winters and Dr. Joe Rankin, associate provost for undergraduate affairs, to speak on initiatives in the course scheduling matrix and registration procedures at their March 3 meeting.
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