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Oct 08, 2020, 15:52 ET Sean Anderson Foundation donates $10,000 for Wayne State's HIGH Program

The Sean Anderson Foundation has donated $10,000 to benefit the Wayne State University HIGH (Helping Individuals Go Higher) Program. These emergency...


Sep 22, 2020, 07:22 ET New article shows how science could reveal racism's real impact on the body and brain

A novel publication in the Nature journal Neuropsychopharmacology asserts that the stress of racism produces an increased risk for mental health...


Aug 19, 2020, 17:28 ET Wayne State University enrollment up; Black graduation rate soars

Officials at Wayne State University announced today that as of Aug. 19, Fall 2020 undergraduate enrollment is up 2.3 percent compared to Fall 2019,...


Jun 18, 2020, 14:51 ET Wayne State graduation rate continues record-setting improvement

Wayne State University's rise as a national model for student success hit a new milestone in May, as its six-year graduation rate surpassed its goal...


Jan 10, 2020, 14:05 ET Wayne State University names Dr. Mark Schweitzer new School of Medicine dean, VP of Health Affairs

Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson today announced the appointment of Mark Schweitzer, M.D., as dean of the university's School of...


Oct 23, 2019, 11:15 ET Wayne State University introduces Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, offering free tuition for Detroit students, residents

Wayne State University today announced the establishment of the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, which will provide free tuition for graduates of a...


Jul 29, 2019, 12:46 ET University of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University's ReBUILDetroit program receives renewal of more than $19 million from National Institutes of Health

University of Detroit Mercy (Detroit Mercy) and Wayne State University's (WSU) ReBUILDetroit program recently received a renewal grant of more than...


May 01, 2019, 15:58 ET Wayne State University To Construct New Basketball Facility

Wayne State University's Board of Governors approved today plans for the construction of a $25 million arena for Wayne State's men's and women's...


Apr 02, 2019, 10:00 ET Wayne State launches DetroitEd411 service to help connect, engage community around post-secondary education

Wayne State University has launched a new public information service — called DetroitEd411 — to provide the community with free, 24/7 access to...


Jan 16, 2019, 08:21 ET Wayne State University, Microsoft team up to strengthen employability in Detroit

Wayne State University and Microsoft Corp. announced a new partnership to pilot an employability skills program. The program will foster job-ready,...


Dec 20, 2018, 07:38 ET Wayne State graduation rate improvement best in nation

The latest federal data on college graduation rates reveals that Wayne State University is the fastest-improving university in the nation among...


Nov 12, 2018, 10:21 ET Wayne State University wins national award for huge improvement in graduation rates

The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named Wayne State University the winner of its 2018 Project Degree Completion...


Oct 26, 2018, 09:47 ET Wayne State alumnus donates $5M to College of Engineering for scholarships and new testing laboratory

Local business leader and philanthropist Avinash Rachmale, M.S. '89, and his wife, Hema Rachmale, Cert. '92, have donated a total of $5 million to...


Sep 28, 2018, 11:30 ET Henry Ford Health System, Wayne State University sign Letter of Intent for Expansive Partnership

Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University (WSU) announced today the organizations have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to expand their...


Aug 30, 2018, 14:05 ET Wayne State welcomes largest freshman class in 150-year history

Wayne State University's Midtown campus is busier than ever this fall, as the university welcomes the largest group of full-time freshmen in its...


Jul 11, 2018, 08:24 ET Wayne State University's Pivotal Moments campaign hits fundraising goal of $750 million, and still going strong

Wayne State University has successfully reached the $750 million goal for its comprehensive fundraising campaign, Pivotal Moments: Our Campaign for...


May 30, 2018, 09:05 ET Wayne State offers former students with debt -- but no degree -- a way back

Wayne State University today launched the Warrior Way Back program, a novel approach to re-engage students who left the university with debt and...


May 07, 2018, 09:55 ET Wayne State, TechTown, NextEnergy launch technology innovation consortium

Wayne State University today announced a $6.6 million investment in Detroit Urban Solutions, a technology innovation consortium dedicated to...


Mar 23, 2018, 04:06 ET WSU board approves $65 million performance complex for Midtown Detroit

A $65 million performance complex in the heart of Midtown Detroit that will enhance Wayne State University's robust cultural offerings has been...


Feb 28, 2018, 02:58 ET Novel Wayne State University study is first to demonstrate brain mechanisms that give "The Iceman" unusual resistance to cold

Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as "The Iceman" for good reason. Hof established several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure,...


Dec 05, 2017, 13:12 ET Discover Detroit for the cost of in-state college tuition

High school students around the nation now have an opportunity to attend Michigan's premier urban research university — without having to pay...


Dec 01, 2017, 08:18 ET Philanthropist supports program that offers high school students admission to medical school and fully paid tuition for 8 years

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Mort Harris has committed $10 million toward the highly competitive Wayne Med-Direct program at Wayne State...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:27 ET Wayne State University launches Warrior Strong marketing campaign

Wayne State's new comprehensive marketing campaign, Warrior Strong, launched Oct. 16, following a year of preparation and planning. Warrior Strong...


Sep 15, 2017, 10:37 ET Wayne State Athletics unveils 100th anniversary football uniforms

The Wayne State University Department of Athletics unveiled a new football uniform today, which not only has the 100th anniversary logo for WSU...


Jun 09, 2017, 08:00 ET Wayne State receives $3.05M NIH award to improve diabetes care in youth

A Wayne State University research team will embark on a five-year, multicenter trial focused on helping parents engage in effective parenting to...