Guy Stern, Ph.D., to receive the Knight of the Legion d’Honneur medal

What: The French Consul General will bestow the prestigious Knight of the Legion d’Honneur medal, the highest French order for military and civil merits, on Guy Stern, Ph.D., distinguished professor emeritus at Wayne State University. When: 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27th Where: The HMC Auditorium in The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus located at  28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334. Who: Open to the public. Adults – $8.00 Senior Adults […]


Krysta Ryzewski receives Junior Faculty Award

Krysta Ryzewski, assistant professor of anthropology at Wayne State University, has been named as the 2016 Junior Faculty Award recipient for her research exploring the consequences of disruptive socio-environmental pressures on past landscapes, communities and material culture production. Established in 2003, the Junior Faculty Award is given to provide a promising, non-tenured faculty member with […]


Department of Chemistry associate professor awarded $787,669 NIH grant

Mary Kay Pflum, associate professor of the Department of Chemistry, received a $787,669 NIH grant for her research, titled “Identification of Histone Deacetylase Substrates using Trapping Mutants.” The technology Pflum is developing, which does not currently exist, aims to address a significant need in cell biology research. This substrate-trapping technology could help to uncover the […]