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State of Michigan Executive Budget Proposal for FY 2015 and 2016
Governor Snyder's FY 2015-2016 Budget Presentation
Save the Date for Spring Wayne Cares Events
By Victor Green March of Dimes March for Babies  April 29, 2017 Detroit Medical Center Brush Mall 3990 John R. Street,...
Governor Snyder's Press Release on Proposed Budget
2016-17 Adopt-A-Classroom Update
By Victor Green Net proceeds from the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute luncheon will be donated to...
$68 Million Combined Cut Proposed for Wayne State, U-M
WSU Faculty Team Up With Public Safety
By Doug Skrzyniarz The opioid epidemic is increasingly becoming a priority in public health across the country and here in...
2016 Combined Charitable Contributions Campaign Update
By Victor Green Every year, the Division of Government and Community Affairs hosts the United Way for Southeastern Michigan...
President Allan Gilmour’s Testimony on behalf of Wayne State before the House Higher Education Subcommittee
Governor Snyder's Executive Budget FY2014-2015
WSU’s 2017 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Features New Interactive Format
Featured guest, Olympian Allyson Felix, answers questions from student attendees at the conclusion of her fire side chat with...
Governor Snyder's FY2014 Budget Overview
Profile: WSU’s Outgoing and Incoming Board of Governors
By Gus Navarro Have you ever wondered how M. Roy Wilson was elected as president of Wayne State? Or perhaps you’ve been...
Governor’s Funding Plan for Colleges and Universities
By Greg Bird On February 8th, Governor Rick Snyder presented his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year to the state...
A Presentation from Governor Snyder- "Moving Michigan Forward: Continuing Our Comeback"
Governor Snyder Delivers State of the State Address
What's Happening in Washington, D.C.
By James Williams President Trump Rescinds Title IX Protections for Transgender Students On Wednesday, February 22, 2017...
From the Vice President
By Patrick Lindsey "To Tax or Not to Tax" The Michigan House of Representatives recently...
Governor Snyder's State of the State Address: Discussion Points
Governor Snyder's 2017 State of the State Address
Combatting Student Homelessness to Ensure Detroit’s Success
First lady of WSU Mrs. Wilson speaking at the Humanities Center Brown Bag Colloquium Series WSU High Program...
Rock the Vote at Wayne State University
Governor Snyder's 2017 State of the State Address
Visit the 2016 “Canstruction®” Competition This Noel Night
Wayne State University is partnering with Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, Kroger and the American Institute of...
Business Leaders for Michigan Supports Increased University Funding Based on Performance and Accountability
Governor's Budget Recommendations (FY 2013/2014)
Combined Charitable Contributions Campaign Kicks Off on Campus
Every year the Division of Community Affairs hosts the United Way for Southeastern Michigan (UWSEM) and the Black United Fund...
Michigan House Subcommittee Meeting
Wayne State Students Build Safe Pathways to Detroit Elementary School
The AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program and Wayne State University’s Center for Urban Studies, the WSU Dean of Students Office,...
Wayne State Warriors Carry Kermit the Frog
President Gilmour's testimony in front of the House and Senate Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittees
Wayne State University Stepping Up to Fight Opioid Addiction
Millions of American families wake each day to the stark realities of the opioid crisis. Since 2000, more than 500,000...
Judge rules teacher retirement health care law unconstitutional
What Is Capital Outlay?
WSU’s new Integrative Biosciences Center (IBio) is dedicated to studying and eliminating the many health disparities that...
Presidential Town Hall Meeting
President Gilmour's Response to Governor Snyder's Budget
State of Michigan Election Update
The November 8th elections will bring many new faces to state government and to the state university governing...
University Research Corridor's Response to Governor Snyder's Budget
WSU Assistant Professor Holds Congressional Briefing
On Wednesday, December 7, Angelique Day, a Congressional Fellow sponsored by the Society for Research on Child Development and...
What's Happening in Washington, D.C.
Visit to the Embassy of Brazil James Williams, director of federal affairs, Wayne State...
Governor Snyder's Proposed Budget
From the Vice President
“Thanks!” In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, I share the following story: Rudyard Kipling was a great writer...
Governor Snyder's Executive Budget Bill
Highlights of Governor Synder's State of the State Address
Activating Campus to Improve Community
There is a growing recognition that place matters in creating healthy, prosperous communities where people want to live, work,...
Wayne State University Announces Allyson Felix as Keynote Speaker for 2017 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute
Wayne State University will host its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at the Max M. Fisher Music Center on...
Med Students Show Leadership Providing Much Needed Care to Those in Need
A medical student speaks with a patient in an exam room at the Robert Frank Student-Run Clinic. Many of the clinic’s patients...
House Higher Education Subcommittee to hear student testimony on state financial aid and higher education funding in Michigan
Election Day is Tuesday, November 8
With Election Day just around the corner, voters across the country will be heading to their local polling locations on...
Camp Enterprise Returns to Wayne State for Sixth Year
Detroit area high school students pausing for a quick photo at New Detroit Camp Enterprise on WSU's...
Sean Anderson Foundation Creates $25,000 Endowment for Wayne State HIGH Program
2010 State of the State Address
Governor Granholm’s State of the State Address, Wednesday, February 3, 2010
Staff, Faculty and Students Visit Schools Across Detroit to Discuss College Preparedness and Share Warrior Pride
The Division of Government and Community Affairs (DGCA) partnered with WSU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions and WSU First...
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Brings Regional Justice Forum to Wayne State
Who Should Be Offering 4-Year Degrees?
Should the state’s 28 community colleges be allowed to offer baccalaureate degrees?  If they do offer four-year degrees,...
Michigan National Leader In Life Sciences Despite Recession
What's Happening in Washington, D.C.
Wayne State University Board of Governors Visit Washington, D.C. This spring, Wayne State...
From the Vice President
In November 2016, we will elect a new president to lead our nation. We will also choose other national, state and local...
Building "Snowballs" to Improve Environmental Health
“I’m glad to know there is an organization in Detroit that is concerned about the environment and doing something about it....
Spring Wayne Cares Events Demonstrate Campus-Wide Commitment to Service
Wayne Cares is a university outreach initiative that brings together the Wayne State community for the purpose of charitable...
Wayne State University athletes show their compassion to the homeless and less fortunate
University Approaching Health Sciences as a Team
  David Hefner, Vice President for Health Affairs (left) and Doug Skrzyniarz, Associate Vice...
Watch the House of Reps Live Tues - Thurs ( 9am )
Governor's Budget Calls for More Funding for WSU; Metrics Must Improve
Wayne State President M. Roy Wilson addresses a legislative joint committee about WSU's efforts to foster collaboration and...
Senate TV Live - Tues. - Thurs. 10am
What you should know at the polls
WSU Partnership Benefits University Students and Southeast Michigan Youth
WSU College of Pharmacy students led interactive activities during "Medication Generation: Just Say Know," a peer-to-peer...
Budget Update
Higher Education Budget for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 On March 12, Senate Bill 1099, the 2008-2009 Higher Education budget bill...
What's Happening in Washington, D.C.
United States Senator Debbie Stabenow addresses a group of Wayne State students to discuss the RED Act and college debt relief...
Wayne State University Community Joins Hands to Partner with the People of Flint
Wayne State University students sort donations of food, pet supplies, household goods and beverages while volunteering at the...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Inspires Action
Wayne State University hosted its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at the Max M. Fisher Music Center on Friday,...
From the Vice President
Welcome to the inaugural edition of “Wayne Engaged,” the newsletter of the Division of Government and Community Affairs....
Wayne State revives neighborhood, piece by piece
President Wilson's Testimony to the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittees
President Wilson pens column on Michigan's college funding formula
Wayne State for Flint
Donate Now! Show your Warrior pride and join us to help the people of Flint. Everyone now knows the tragic issues the people...
Governor Snyder's Executive Budget Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Names Wayne State University Veteran-Friendly School
2014 Michigan General Election Results
Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award 2015- Individual Winner
Wayne State University Launches the Levin Center at Wayne Law
Elected Official Contact Report Form
Wayne State University selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation
National Institutes of Health awards Detroit colleges $21.2 million
Big Sean Visits Wayne State
Wayne State University 2012-13 Fact Book
M. Roy Wilson elected 12th President of Wayne State University
It gives us great pleasure to announce the election of M. Roy Wilson, M.D., M.S., as the 12th President of Wayne State...
Entrepreneurism a hot topic at Mackinac Policy Conference
Lt. Governor Calley Visits Wayne State's Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute
National Institutes of Health awards Wayne State University 10-year contract to host and support Perinatology Research Branch of NICHD
Governor signs Capital Outlay bill at Wayne State
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder was joined by President Gilmour, WSU students and staff, and state legislators at Wayne State...
Wayne State receives $5 million grant for electric vehicle engineering program
Harvey Hollins accepts position with state of Michigan
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow Visits Students at Wayne State
WSU Hosts a Presentation by United States Senator Debbie Stabenow The Office of Government and Community Affairs hosted a...
Wayne State University students participate in the Summer Institute for Latino Public Policy (SILPP) conference in Washington, D.C., June 16 through June 20, 2008.
Two Wayne State University Chicano-Boricua Studies students present research in Washington, D.C. Two undergraduate...
President M. Roy Wilson testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education
How Michigan wins from funding university research By M. Roy Wilson, Lou Anna K. Simon and Mary Sue Coleman

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