November 2019 - Wayne State University
Student-focused news for family and friends November 2019
Wayne State introduces Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, offering free tuition for Detroit students, residents

Wayne State introduces Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge, offering free tuition for Detroit students, residents

Wayne State University is proud to introduce the Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge. It will provide free tuition for graduates of a Detroit high school or Detroit residents earning a high school diploma who are admitted to Wayne State University as a full-time freshman in fall 2020. The Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge could potentially provide free tuition to the 49,276 students currently enrolled in Detroit Public Schools and thousands of other Detroit residents.

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Chemistry Department sets record for world's largest periodic table  

The Wayne State University Department of Chemistry set the record for the world's largest periodic table on Mole Day 2019. Celebrated annually on Oct. 23, Mole Day commemorates "Avogadro's Number" (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic unit of measurement in chemistry. Measuring 195,000 square feet, the table was the result of a collaboration with student chemistry clubs from Wayne State, UM-Dearborn, UM-Flint, University of Detroit Mercy and Lawrence Tech.

Warrior Life and Wellness initiative, student rewards focus on well-being outside of the classroom  

In keeping with Wayne State’s ongoing commitment to student success, the university has launched Warrior Life and Wellness, a collaborative effort of programs, events and resources focused on building a healthy community for all. To accompany the launch, students are invited to participate in the Warrior Life Rewards program, where they can earn WSU swag throughout the semester for completing events that center on emotional, physical and financial wellness. 

Wayne State completes state-of-the-art student housing complex, part of $307.5 million partnership with Corvias  

Wayne State University and Corvias recently announced the completion of the on-campus Anthony Wayne Drive Apartments. Through this $307.5 million partnership, 841 new beds have been successfully delivered, the Helen L. DeRoy Apartments were demolished to make way for a green space and an additional 370 renovated beds are coming in the Chatsworth Residence Hall.

Save the date: Warrior Shopping Spectacular set for Dec. 7

Save the date: Warrior Shopping Spectacular set for Dec. 7

Student resources and reminders

Nov. 1- 17: 'Sweat' at the Hilberry Theatre

Nov. 6: Transfer Student Open House

Nov. 7: Ontario Open House

Nov. 8: National First-Generation Student Celebration Day

Nov. 8: Public Planetarium Show

Nov. 9: Warrior Football vs. Michigan Tech

Nov. 9: Warrior Volleyball vs. Ashland

Nov. 13: WSU Insiders: University Master Plan

Nov. 15: Warrior Volleyball vs. Davenport

Nov. 15 - Dec. 8: Reckless at the Hilberry Theatre

Nov. 16: Warrior Volleyball vs. Grand Valley State

Nov. 22: 2019 Student Success Summit

Nov. 27-30: Thanksgiving Break

In the news

WDET-FM: Wayne State tuition pledge aims to 'meet the 360 degree needs' of Detroit students

Detroit Free Press: Wayne State offers free tuition to Detroit teens who graduate high school

Fox 2: Wayne State's Chemistry Club builds 'world's largest periodic table'

Now This News: How a Detroit university's debt-relief program has welcomed back and graduated students

Curbed Detroit: Wayne State completes $151 million student housing development

Inside Higher Ed: Wayne State announces minor in law program

Detroit News: Big Sean's foundation helps tackle student homelessness

Inside Higher Ed: A second chance at Detroit colleges

Wayne State University: Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge

Wayne State University: Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge

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