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K-12 Summer Programs

Looking for summer programs for K-12 youth? From ACT prep to astronomy to cheerleading and more, WSU has what you are looking for. Read More >>

On Campus

Community Engagement On Campus

Math Corps: All children have a unique and special greatness within them. WSU Math Corps helps children realize their own particular greatness, find out how.
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On Campus

Community Engagement On Campus

GO GIRLS: Increasing the confidence of middle school girls in science, technology, engineering and math. GO GIRLS!
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Clinic: The Frank Student Clinic offers an array of free, high quality healthcare services to the uninsured population of Detroit. Detroit is our campus.
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In the City

Community Engagement In the City

Free Legal Aid Clinic -- WSU Law School students in action: providing legal assistance to low-income, at risk, and elderly residents of Wayne County.
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Community Affairs Calendar

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Corktown Farmer's Market
September 1 2016 at 4:00 PM
Detroit Institute of Bagels
Corktown Farmer’s Market is freshening up Detroit with their annual 2016 street local vendors of fruits, vegetables and more! Part of Detroit’s Community Market on Saturday, Corktown will feature an amazing array of after-labor food including Fisheye Farms who were highlighted on Channel 7 WXYZ. Enjoy French quiches from Amour de Quiches, seasonal berries from Burda’s Berries, or produce from Food Field grown on Detroit soil. Or try the hyped Detroit Ento insect protein gaining local attention! Support 21 local businesses selling at the Corktown Farmers Market this year. Over six local growers provide chemical-free food with many of them accepting debit/credit payments. The market will work every Thursday from 4 P.M to 7 P.M for 20 weeks beginning May 26, 2016 through October 29, 2016. For more information visit http://www.corktownfarmersmarket.com/  
Detroit Dialogue: Arts & Culture
September 8 2016 at 12:00 PM
Traffic Jam & Snug
Detroit Orientation Institute's Detroit Dialogue: Arts & Culture Join us for the next Detroit Orientation Institute event on Thursday, September 8! This two-hour conversation over lunch will focus on arts and culture in the city and region and the role of the public and private sectors in growing our creative economy. Participants will be joined by special guests Melvin Henley (Detroit Creative Corridor Center); Pamela Iacobelli (CultureSource); George Jacobsen (Kresge Foundation); and Sarah Triplett (Creative Many). The conversation will be facilitated by Jeri Stroupe (Wayne State University, Detroit Revitalization Fellow). Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 12:00 -2:00 p.m. Location: Traffic Jam & Snug, 511 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201 Cost: $25 (lunch included) Space is limited to 15 people. Register now. The Detroit Orientation Institute engages business, community, media, nonprofit, political, civic and student leaders in immersive events that illuminate Detroit and foster connections. Detroit Dialogues are topic-specific lunchtime conversations for groups of 10-15 people in a Detroit restaurant or catered venue. Conversations are led by moderators well versed in the topic and include additional subject matter experts and practitioners.
Sustainability in Flint and Beyond: Research Showcase and Conversation with Curt Guyette
September 9 2016 at 1:45 PM
Undergraduate Library, David Adamany
Ongoing environmental and social changes, such as climate change, population shifts, and globalization, force us to seriously consider the dilemmas of sustainability: How can communities develop their human and natural resources, while at the same time ensuring long-term viability? The Sustainability Scholars Forum is a research working group, sponsored by the Humanities Center at Wayne State University, that is focused on investigating and promoting sustainability in the U.S. and beyond, noting the complex intersections of environmental, social, economic, and cultural themes. Our 2nd annual event includes a Research Showcase of some cutting-edge social science research at WSU on sustainability, and a candid Conversation with Curt Guyette, the award-winning Investigative Reporter at ACLU Michigan, who helped uncover the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis.  Admission is free and open to the public and WSU community.
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