With all this chaos, many of us may feel conflicted.
President M. Roy Wilson said a hybrid of online and in-person classes is in consideration for the fall semester at a May 21 Academic Restart Committee town hall.
On Wednesday, members of the Wayne State Academic Restart Committee held a virtual town hall to share the committee's ideas on how the WSU community can return to campus in the fall.
President M. Roy Wilson said on April 23 Wayne State will most likely remain online for the fall 2020 semester and with the university anticipating an online fall 2020 semester, some incoming freshmen feel unprepared for an online college experience.
In a virtual conference, the Student Senate elected a new lineup of leadership positions, bidding farewell to outgoing President Stuart Baum. The following students were elected to serve the 2020-2021 Senate term:
The Detroit Medical Center and its parent company Tenet Healthcare Corp. announced on May 6 some Wayne State pediatricians will be able to work at DMC’s Children’s Hospital of Michigan, but most will still be banned from practicing.
A psychology student is suing Wayne State for not providing adequate reimbursement of tuition for the winter 2020 semester, according to the lawsuit filed in the Michigan Court of Claims.
Wayne State Board of Governors voted 5-3 in favor of a proposal to increase tuition for the School of Medicine during its May 1 meeting held via Zoom.
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and its effect on student incomes, a Wayne State student created a petition urging WSU to lower the cost of spring/summer tuition.
For many Muslims, the month of Ramadan is not only a time to abstain from food and water, beginning before sunrise until sunset daily. It's also a time of reflection and charity.
In an April 22 email, President M. Roy Wilson said there’s been some negative financial impact amid the COVID-19 pandemic, which Wayne State is addressing through changes to key budgetary procedures such as spending and hiring.
Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson said the school will most likely not open for face-to-face classes in fall 2020 during a tele-town hall with other presidents from Michigan State University and University of Michigan on April 23.
Wayne State is one of only four public Michigan universities to become test-optional in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, its current policy is the only one that will not accommodate the public high school junior class of 2021, the key group that was unable to take their SAT or ACT thi…
Transitioning to online classes means implementing new technology to make the experience for both teachers and students easier. But, some say online classes lack key connections that face-to-face classes provide.
Leon H. Atchison Hall is housing medical staff from Henry Ford Health System and Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State announced Wednesday.
Provost Keith Whitfield said in an email Wayne State is anticipating to plan for the fall 2020 semester to be online as the COVID-19 situation continues to develop.
For many students, graduation means more than completing university. For Sara Elhasan, it was the promise of higher education amid Detroit’s heterogeneous, midtown landscape that attracted her.
As the COVID-19 death toll rises and hospitals reach capacity, Michigan healthcare workers are dealing with demanding and dire conditions.
President M. Roy Wilson is “undeniably” allowed to serve as an ex officio board member, the Michigan Court of Claims ruled March 25. The four Wayne State Board of Governors members who filed the suit will appeal the decision, BOG member Sandra Hughes O’Brien said.
Wayne State will be closing Leon H. Atchison Hall at 5 p.m. on March 29, according to a Housing and Residential Life email sent to residents.
The Student Senate hosted its first tele-town hall meeting on Zoom with President M. Roy Wilson and the university’s coronavirus committee on March 25. For over an hour, Wilson and numerous university administrators replied to a stream of questions from the student body.
Wayne State will have a pass/no pass grading option for the current term to ease the transition to online classes, Provost Keith Whitfield said in an email sent to professors.
Free drive-thru coronavirus testing is now being provided to Detroit and Dearborn healthcare workers, through a partnership between Wayne State Health Sciences, WSU Physician Group and ACCESS.
The Wayne State Board of Governors met for a limited-agenda and limited-audience meeting in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic on March 20.
Wayne State extended spring break until March 23 and canceled all face-to-face classes, according to an email sent Wednesday.
Wayne State canceled study abroad programs for the rest of the semester on Feb. 28 amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak and students said they’re upset.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally at the TCF Center in Detroit March 6 as part of his four-day tour of Michigan before the primary election on Tuesday.
He served as assistant dean at the Wayne State School of Medicine since 2005, but he was informed October 2019 his position would be eliminated and be given a new title. He interviewed for the position, but didn't hear back.
In an effort to take precautions against the coronavirus, COVID-19, Wayne State is asking faculty to review attendance policies to accommodate sick students.
Wayne State’s Young Democratic Socialists of America and Students for Justice in Palestine ventured through ice and snow Feb. 26 for the premiere of the documentary “Gaza Fights for Freedom,” at Cinema Detroit.
Wayne State suspended all spring break study abroad trips due to the coronavirus, according to a university-wide email sent on Thursday.
The representation of black people in technology and entrepreneurship were celebrated at the film screening and storytelling event Feb. 26 titled, “Boss: The Black Experience in Business.”
African-American and black enrollment rates at Wayne State have decreased by 22% from 2013. Despite this decrease, graduation rates of African-American and black students have increased by 156% between 2006 and 2013.
As part of its Election 2020 Series, The Council on Foreign Relations, a self-described nonpartisan think tank, hosted a U.S. foreign policy forum at the Wayne State Community Arts Auditorium on Feb. 24.