CitizenDetroit, defined as a “civic engagement initiative of Wayne State University,” held a dinner and dialogue at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul to discuss the history and future of the Detroit Public School system on Wednesday, June 9.
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders participated in a Fox News Town Hall event at the Gem Theatre in Detroit on March 7.
People from all across the country and state came to the Fox Theatre in Detroit to watch the GOP presidential primary debate on March 3 between candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and John Kasich.
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.
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.
Students from all over southeastern Michigan are invited to Wayne State on Nov. 21 to begin a conversation about the future of regional mass transportation.
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is celebrating its 50th year, despite a social media-induced scare last month that implied the museum's future was uncertain.
Wayne State received a $100,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to support the CitizenDetroit, an outreach program of the Forum on Contemporary Issues in Society (FOCIS).
For the second year in a row, Wayne State students and staff carried the Kermit the Frog balloon in the annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Located in Detroit’s Central Business District just off Woodward Avenue, D:hive hopes to connect people with information, tools and resources that are provided in the city.
Wayne State students transformed into Captain America, zombies, cats and more at The Monster’s Ball Halloween Party held at The Fillmore Detroit on Oct. 30.
Candidates for Michigan governor shared a stage for the first and last time during this campaign on Sunday, Oct. 12.
Blackstone LaunchPad hosted a mixer last Friday, where students listened to Kyle Bartell, Wayne State student and co-founder of Sit On It Detroit.
For the second year in a row, the Wayne State Medical School teamed up with the Detroit Lions to promote health, nutrition and exercise among Detroit Public School students.
Wayne State hosted Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, Detroit CIO Beth Niblock, Indiegogo founder Danae Ringelmann and other technology experts for Techonomy Detroit, a conference held on campus Sept. 16.
Dally in the Alley, the annual alt-street fair, returns to the streets of Midtown for its 37th year.
The Wayne State chapter of the Healthy Detroit organization is helping to bring the first HealthPark in the country to Detroit. Nicholas Mukhtar, a WSU alumnus, is the CEO and co-founder of the organization.
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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.
“The reason they call sperm whales sperm whales, is because the fine oil they used for candles turned the consistency of (whale sperm) when it was exposed to the air, thus the word sperm whale…,” Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr said.
At a private business luncheon May 21, JPMorgan Chase & Co. chairman and chief executive Jamie Dimon announced a $100 million investment in Detroit non-profit groups and business organizations. Also in attendance were Mayor Mike Duggan, Quicken Loans CEO Dan Gilbert and Governor Rick Snyder, each of whom praised the commitment JPMorgan Chase said they will be making in the city’s future.
Chanting, “They owe us,” and “make them pay,” International Worker’s Day protesters demonstrated on Woodward calling for a variety of change.
On April 18, Wayne State’s athletes celebrated their fourth annual Women’s Week by donating food and other important things to the Detroit homeless.
The Detroit Institute of Art’s newly renovated Kresge Court, 5200 Woodward Ave., will host free weekly Sunday concerts that welcome Wayne State students.
The Heidelberg Project, a well-known Detroit open-air art installation, has faced a slew of problems since May 2013. Nine arsons have destroyed a large portion of the project, leaving room for speculation and rumor about the organization. In order to rebuild and succeed, the Heidelberg Project is calling for help from the Detroit community, and is offering special opportunities for students willing to lend a hand.
With open auditions ending March 31, the Detroit-based interactive art and light festival Dlectricity is quickly approaching.
The Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony, presented by DTE Energy Foundation, celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Friday, Nov. 22 at Campus Martius Park.
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Free Lunch Fridays Detroit continued its success March 29 with entrepreneur and speaker Lara Galloway.
The world’s largest natural and organic market chain is expected to open in Midtown, Detroit on June 5, at 9 a.m.
Detroit has been getting somewhat of a makeover in the last few years, considering all the businesses, like Whole Foods, that have come downtown to open up new shops and help bring people back into the city.
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