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Wayne State University

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized urban research institution offering more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to more than 27,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 200 acres; its five satellite campuses offer higher education to students throughout Southeast Michigan.

Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools — particularly in the sciences — Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan’s public universities.

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Tonayvia Turner, 18, celebrating 2020 prom send-off in the backyard as her younger sister, Cece, fixes the train on her gown. Jovan Garvi

Prom send-offs celebrate Black girls and their communities

For Black girls in Chicago, the act of simply going to prom is often a full-scale production that features family, food and music.
Parents may find it challenging to get their children comfortable going back out into the world. Paul Bersebach/Orange County Register via Getty Images

America goes back to school – 5 essential reads on parenting in the pandemic

As more people get vaccinated and different facets of society slowly reopen, challenges remain in the nation's quest to get back to normal. Here are five articles that help illuminate the path.
Nikki Luman works part-time for a public library in Sycamore, Ohio. AP Photo/Tony Dejak

143,518 US public library workers are keeping their communities informed, connected and engaged – but their jobs may be at risk

During economic downturns, local governments tend to cut spending on libraries, even as the need for their services grows.
L'auteur, Arash Javanbakht, dans sa salle de sport. Il n'aimait pas faire de l'exercice jusqu'à ce qu'il trouve une activité qui lui plaise. Arash Javanbakht

Comment l’exercice physique maintient notre cerveau en bonne santé et nous protège contre la dépression ou l’anxiété

Amélioration des capacités musculosquelettiques, cardiovasculaires, métaboliques… L’activité physique ressemble vraiment à un médicament miracle. Et notre cerveau en bénéficie lui aussi.
House of Representatives members and staff walk the article of impeachment against Donald Trump across the Capitol. AP Photo/Susan Walsh

Impeaching a former president – 4 essential reads

There are a lot of questions about the point of putting on trial someone who is no longer in office.
Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 61. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images

How can America heal from the Trump era? Lessons from Germany’s transformation into a prosperous democracy after Nazi rule

The US faces many of the same problems Germans faced after World War II: how to reject, punish and delegitimize the enemies of democracy. There are lessons in how Germany handled that challenge.
President Donald Trump gestures during a Jan. 6 speech in Washington, D.C. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

Federal leaders have two options if they want to rein in Trump

Calls have emerged from many sources for Congress or the Cabinet to remove Trump from office in the wake of the U.S. Capitol incursion Jan. 6. Who could act, and what could they do?

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