The WSU Graduate School hosts a wide variety of events that consult experts to share their insights and prompt discussions on trends and issues within graduate education and beyond. Prospects, students, and staff will gain insight in how to advance their careers, achieve work-life balance, and develop lasting professional relationships.
Meet the Graduate School Dean
Meet Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, network with students across discipline, and get your questions answered about all things graduate school at Tony V's in Midtown.
Mentorship planning 101
A well-structured training plan can dramatically increase the effectiveness of mentoring activities. Learn how to plan out their meetings with mentees and set the proper goals for both sides of the mentor-mentee relationship.
Stress management: Achieving life balance
Maintaining a clear mind and balancing life, school, and work is important during the end of term as finals approach. Learn simple tricks and tips to keep a steady life balance and finish the semester strong.
Finding common ground in disagreements
Learn how to find common ground in areas of fundamental disagreement - and how to quickly move forward together.
Graduate Research Symposium
Daily until March, 8th 2023
The annual Graduate Research Symposium returns March 6-8 to showcase the breadth of research conducted at Wayne State University and neighbor institutions.
Presenting research to the public
With the Graduate Research Symposium quickly approaching, graduate student researchers must know how to condense years of research into a succinct presentation. Associate Professor of Psychology Emily Grekin will share best practices for presenting research in 10 minutes or less.
Practical applications of statistics
This special half-day event will focus on the practical application of statistics, applicable to all students and faculty across disciplines.
Led by former 3MT champion Nisansala Muthunayake, attendees will learn how to present their research in three minutes or less.
Role of unions in the workplace
Mike Ilitch School of Business Professor Marick Masters will lead an overview of unions and their role in the workplace today.
Stress Management: Achieving Life Balance
Learn simple tricks and tips to maintaining a steady life balance and optimizing your academic performance.
Building a Strong Credit History
Learn the essential elements of building a positive credit score through various everyday activities, as well as the myths and truths about building credit.
Fall Graduate School Open House
Learn more about pursuing a graduate degree at Wayne State University.
Taking advantage of innovation and entrepreneurship resources on campus
Did you know that Wayne State has its own Office of Business Innovation & Technology Commercialization? Executive Director Lindsay Klee will provide an overview of offerings with a particular emphasis on student innovation and entrepreneurship resources.
Meet the Dean
Meet Dean Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, network with students across discipline, and get your questions answered about all things graduate school at Common Pub Detroit.
Graduate School Information Session
Learn more about advancing your education and career at Wayne State University.
Choosing the Best Health Insurance Plan for You
Terms like HMO, PPO, out-of-pocket expenses and premiums will be explained. You will learn background information on the United States health care system and alternatives to employer-sponsored health insurance.
How to Be a Great Mentor
Hear an overview and best practices for mentorship, including what the role of a mentor should be and the advice that mentees often seek. Plus, you will learn the boundaries that should be observed in any mentoring relationship.
Restorative Inclusive Excellence: Improving and Repairing Relationships
How can we make diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts more intentional and impactful?