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February 2019 - Wayne State University
Student-focused news for family and friends February 2019
Spring/summer registration now open

Spring/summer registration now open

From longer days and shorter terms to Wayne State’s Spring/Summer Tuition Break — which offers a 30 percent tuition discount to eligible students — there are plenty of reasons for students to spend summer on campus. Registration for spring/summer classes opens Feb. 11.

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Community policing provides opportunities to connect  

A typical day on campus includes an abundance of pedestrian traffic as students, staff and visitors make their way to classes, offices, parking lots and events. Mixed in with the flood of travelers are horses, golf carts, Segways, bicycles and SUVs navigated by five law enforcement officers who comprise Wayne State’s elite campus community officer program.

Blind student aces chemistry  

Organic chemistry is a notoriously difficult class in which students must draw and interpret organic structures. The fact that Nicole Kada, a food and nutrition science major, received an A last semester is a nice accomplishment. However, her grade becomes exponentially more impressive when you consider that Kada was born blind.

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, employable talent for high-demand technical positions such as cloud computing, data analytics, cybersecurity, AI engineering and more. Wayne State is part of a select group of universities globally involved in the pilot program. The goal is to create economic opportunities and a talent pipeline that will strengthen Detroit’s ongoing revitalization.

Student profile: Junior Cedric Mutebi, "Warrior Strong" personified  

Cedric Mutebi was 18 and barely out of his freshman year at Wayne State University when he was confronted with the gravity of the public health challenges that shaped his professional ambitions. Volunteering in a Detroit Receiving Hospital emergency department program that provided Detroit residents free testing for a variety of diseases, the aspiring physician had the difficult job of delivering unthinkable news to a young man barely a year older than him.

Join us for Spring Open House March 23

Join us for Spring Open House March 23

Upcoming dates

Feb. 8-24: 'Angels in America: Part 1 — Millennium Approaches' at the Hilberry Theatre

Feb. 14: Warrior Basketball vs. Parkside

Feb. 16: Warrior Basketball vs. Purdue Northwest

Feb. 16-17: Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends

Feb. 19: DTX Launch Detroit Information Session

Feb. 26: On the Road with WSU's Office of Federal TRIO

Feb. 28: Emergency Preparedness — Active Attackers Training

Feb. 28: WSU Office of Federal TRIO Day of Service

In the news

Detroit Free Press: Netflix Fyre Festival film reminds us: Optimism is killing America

The New York Times: When the suffrage movement sold out to white supremacy

Metro Parent: Big college vs. small college: How to choose the right one

The Oakland Press: Wayne State, Oakland County Health Division partnership seeks to recruit and train nurses in community health

Detroit News: Colleges delay tuition, offer aid as shutdown hits students

The Conversation: How Facebook went from friend to enemy

eCampus News: Here's how Wayne State nearly doubled its graduation rate in six years

Detroit Free Press: Wayne State has lowest law school tuition, high success rate

The Conversation: Is winter miserable for wildlife?

Detroit Free Press: Macomb County's 'fatberg' donated for research at Wayne State

Crain's Detroit Business: Moving historic Mackenzie House: How crews will haul 580 tons around the block

2019 Arthur L. Johnson Award — Khali Sweeney

2019 Arthur L. Johnson Award — Khali Sweeney

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