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.
WSU Students for Justice in Palestine is preparing for its first Palestine Awareness Week from March 7 through March 10.
At least 250,000 square feet of student housing development is planned near the new Red Wings arena and Mike Ilitch School of Business, according to Olympia Development of Michigan, the real estate subsidiary of Ilitch Holdings.
College of Education dean Russell Douglas Whitman is shaping the college to succeed for years to come.
The Board of Governors have approved a ten-year housing facilities master plan that calls for the construction of two apartment buildings and the removal of DeRoy Apartments.
Senator Debbie Stabenow addressed a small crowd at Wayne State on Feb. 17 to introduce and gather student feedback on debt-free college initiatives.
After vouching for the people of Flint in Washington D.C. last week, Stabenow is now circulating state universities to gain support for the Reducing Educational Debt Act.
Wayne State’s Student Senate invited President M. Roy Wilson to answer questions and passed the Sustainability Strategic Plan resolution at their Feb. 18 meeting.
Many changes are expected within the School of Medicine as plans are in place to redesign its curriculum and minority admission rates increase.
Wayne State biomedical engineering students are looking to open a 3-D printing resource center on campus.
Wayne State University Police Department and students have come forward to address how Wayne State’s police operate and regard race.
Protesters filled Wayne State’s Board of Governors meeting on Jan. 29 to rally against the university’s decision to sponsor an upcoming event that will honor Gov. Rick Snyder.
The newly formed Office of Multicultural Student Engagement opened its doors on Jan. 27, almost one year to date since Marquita Chamblee, Ph.D., became Wayne State’s first Provost for Diversity and Inclusion.
The rise of hate crimes across the country against Muslim-Americans has caused some concern about safety for Muslim students on Wayne State’s campus.
After the closing of Marwil Bookstore, Sweet Lorraine’s Mac n’ Brewz began construction last spring and originally hoped to open at the end of the summer.
Following a maintenance and construction incident, sophomore dietetics major Kenny Lee resigned as president of Towers Hall Council and has chosen to move out of campus housing.
Audience members had much to say to the featured speakers of WDET’s Bankruptcy: One Year Later event last night at Wayne State’s Community Arts Auditorium.
It was announced on Dec. 4 at the Wayne State Board of Governors meeting that M. Roy Wilson will remain president of the university until the summer of 2020.
New additions to priority registration might help students get the classes they need to graduate faster.
The Offices of Diversity and Inclusion and Multicultural Student Engagement responded to racial tension at colleges across the country in a campus- wide dialogue Monday night.
With the university’s new Wayne Med-Direct program, 10 newly admitted students will begin pursuing eight-year medical degrees next summer without spending a dime on tuition and housing.
The President’s Commission on the Status of Women will be hosting movie screenings to raise awareness about human trafficking victims and survivors.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Wayne State faculty and staff members participated in a panel discussion, preceding the Gender and Sexuality Awards for students, on October 14.
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