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Aug 19, 2017 at 8:00 am

RUNdetroit Group Runs

Join RUNdetroit every Saturday year-round for a free 3, 6 or 10 mile group run. Runs are open to runners of all levels and leave the RUNdetroit store promptly at 8am.

Aug 29, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Honors Induction Ceremony

Join the Irvin D. Reid Honors College in providing an official welcome to the incoming Honors students! Invited first-year students will have the opportunity to meet the Dean of the Honors College and its faculty and staff and be offically inducted into the Honors College.

Sep 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Wayne State Night 2017 at Comerica Park

Come cheer the Tigers on to victory over the Kansas City Royals at the third annual Wayne State Night! Students, alumni, faculty, staff, family and friends are invited to show their Warrior/Tiger pride at Comerica Park. 

Pricing for the special ticket package starts at $20, and includes a game ticket, a Detroit Tigers/Wayne State Warriors cap, plus a $5 donation to the Wayne State HIGH Program. This popular event usually sells out, so order your tickets today!

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Sep 12, 2017 at 9:00 am

American Red Cross Club Blood Drive

The American Red Cross Club Blood Drive is hosted twice a semester for multiple days throughout the week. Our goal is to help save lives in the community due to blood shortages that have been occurring throughout metro-detroit.  Equipment needed:  11 Tables, 45 chairs, 3 easels, 3 free-standing signs Room setup: 10 Tables around the perimeter of the room, one table in the hallway  Chairs stacked against the wall  

Sep 15, 2017 at 11:30 am

Detroit Update: Happenings in Midtown and Beyond

Detroit Update: Happenings in Midtown and Beyond

John Gallagher, Detroit Press Business Reporter

Shaver Music Recital Hall

  at 12:00 pm

Poverty Matters: Disparities, Policies, and Future Directions

The Clinical Psychology Graduate Student Organization presents Poverty Matters: Disparities, Policies, and Future Directions. The symposium will take place on Friday, September 15th from 12-4pm at the Wayne State Student Center (Room: Hilberry ABC). Up to 3.0 Continuing Education (CE) credits will be provided to psychologists who attend the event. Please RSVP (see RSVP link at the top right)!

The following community and academic leaders will discuss the impact poverty has on our community and ways it can be combatted. Following speaker presentations, a Q&A panel will follow.

  • Pamela Moore, President and CEO of Detroit Public Schools Foundation (DPSF), will discuss the problems associated with poverty that Detroit Public Schools and its students are experiencing. She will also outline the vision of DPSF and current initiatives.
  • Henny Warren, COO at Central City Integrated Health and Board Member for NAMI-Detroit, will discuss community mental health and the impact poverty has on its consumers.
  • Dr. Allen Goodman, Professor in Economics at Wayne State University, will discuss his research on housing economics and how that impacts opportunity and health.
  • Dr. Luke Shaefer, the Director of Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan, will join us as the keynote speaker. He will give an overview of how poverty affects people in the community and the initiatives/research being conducted through Poverty Solutions.

Learning objectives for the symposium are as follows:

  1. Learn about the complex effects of poverty on human development across the lifespan by discussing the most current scientific evidence regarding mental health, education, and social mobility.
  2. Explore the policies, programs, and initiatives that are helping to combat poverty in Southeastern Michigan.
  3. Examine how current societal trajectories (e.g., increasing income inequality) will affect the fight against poverty in the future.

Light refreshments will be served.

  at 4:00 pm

"Thinking Race Constructively": Riklin Memorial Lecture in Philosophy

Each year, the Philosophy Department hosts the Riklin Memorial Lecture—an accessible philosophical talk on a topic of current interest. This year, we are delighted to host Prof. Lewis R. Gordon (UConn–Storrs), for a talk entitled "Thinking Race Constructively." The event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Sep 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm

On the Hub: I Hate Bibliographies

Are you tired of spending too much time figuring out where the comma goes in your MLA citation, or what needs to be capitalized in your APA citation? Is Chicago Style driving you crazy? Learn to use Zotero and RefWorks, free citation management software, to manage your citations and cite it right! (Veronica Bielat, University Libraries) 

On the Hub is a series of 20 minute, informal yet engaging sessions that will help students enrich their academic and personal lives. Through topics like finding full-text articles and help with citation styles to dealing with procrastination and easy ways to save money, “On the Hub,” offers you suggestions to be successful in all areas of your life! Stop by the Microsoft Hub in the Collaboration Commons on the 2nd floor of the UGL to sit in on a session.


This event is part of a series of events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the David Adamany Undergraduate Library.


  at 3:00 pm

Honors College Welcome Back party

The Honors College would like to welcome all of its students back for the Fall 2018 year. What better way than to have a party with free pizza and games. Come hang out, grab a slice of pizza or two and get to know your fellow Honors students and staff. 

If you have any questions, please contact Drew Moser at fh5000@wayne.edu

Sep 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

2017 Study Abroad Fair

Wayne State University's Study Abroad and Global Programs Office is hosting an annual Study Abroad Fair. Professors and past participants from each program will be present to answer any and all questions. Stop by to learn about the exciting international opportunities that are available at WSU.

Programs highlighted will include countries such as Brazil, Italy, Poland, Brazil, Germany, China, Cuba, Spain, England, France, and many more. Wayne State University offers programs that go abroad for as short as a week or for as long as a full academic year. The programs are open to students in most majors, years of study, and even non WSU-students. Want to learn more? Then stop by the fair!