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President Wilson's letter regarding possible effects of executive order on international students
Dear members of the Wayne State community, Wayne State University is very concerned about the possible effects of the...
New Course Offering: American Pronunciation and Clear Communication
WSU Closed Monday, January 6 and Tuesday, January 7 due to severe winter weather: ELI Registration and Class information
ELI Registration will begin at 9:00am on Wednesday, January 8 ELI Registration will begin at 9:00am on Thursday, January...
Wayne State industrial design students build cultural bridge at Shanghai University
Wayne State industrial design students build cultural bridge at Shanghai University In this age of globalization, when...
Spotlight on International Athletes
There’s an impressive number of all-American athletes at Wayne State University – and ironically, some of them...
Third Annual Childrens Festival & Competition Promotes Cultural Exchange
The Third Annual Children’s Festival & Competition was organized by the Turkish American Society of Michigan (TASM)...
Emerging Detroit leaders travel to Europe through WSU-administered Marshall Memorial Fellowship
Five promising young professionals from metro Detroit will travel to Europe this year as part of the Marshall Memorial...
Bowling & Pizza at Garden Bowl (Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 3:30pm - 6:30pm)
Come join us for some fun bowling and great pizza at Garden Bowl located at 4120 Woodward Avenue, Detroit on Thursday, Arpil 4,...
River Rouge Tour (Friday, March 29, 2013 from 9:30am - 12:30pm)
Since Detroit is the "Motor City," let's tour a factory to see how Americans build cars today! We will be going on...
Detroit Historical Museum (5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit- Friday, March 22, 2013 from 9:30am - 12:00pm)
Walk through the old streets of Detroit and learn more about where you live! We will be going to the Detroit Historical Museum...
Ice Skating at Campus Martius (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit- Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm)
Let's go ice skating in Detroit's beautiful downtown area! We will be going to Campus Martius located at 800 Woodward Avenue,...
Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating (470 Manoogian- Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm)
Come join the ELI in decorating Valentine's Day cookies on Thursday, February 14, 2013 in the French Room, 470 Manoogian from...
Wayne State visit to China bolsters academic programs, cultural understanding
Wayne State University reaffirmed its commitment to economic, educational and cultural engagement with China in November with a...
Putt-Putt Golfing (Fountain Walk, Novi- Friday, February 1, 2013 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm)
Let's have fun playing putt-putt golf indoors! We will be going to Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk located at 44175 W....
Movie Day (Rm. 91 Manoogian- Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 3:30pm - 6:00pm)
Thursday, February 7, 2013 the ELI will have a movie day from 3:30pm to 6:00pm in Room 91 Manoogian Hall. Go to the ELI...
North American International Auto Show in Detroit (Cobo Center, Detroit- Friday, January 25, 2013 from 9:30am - 1:00pm)
Car companies from all over the world will display their newest models and more here in Detroit at the North American...
International students celebrate hard-earned degrees
Graduating international students earlier this month gathered at McGregor Memorial Conference Center to fete their...
Shopping Trip (Allen Park, MI- Thursday, January 10, 2013 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm)
Come join us on a shopping trip to Fairlane Green Shopping Complex. Do you need to buy groceries, clothes, electronics or...
D:Hive Detroit Bus Tour and Lunch (Friday, January 18, 2013 from 9:30am to 1:30pm)
Do you want to learn more about Detroit? Take a bus ride and guided tour to see and visit historical places, restaurants,...
International Education Week fosters awareness, respect for campus diversity
The academic, cultural and social benefits of foreign study were the focus of this month’s International Education Week,...
Holiday celebrations draw global gathering in WSU Student Center
International Education Week kicked off Monday with a poster exhibition on global holidays organized by the English Language...
Shopping Trip (Auburn Hills, MI- Friday, November 16, 2012 from 9:30am - 3:30pm)
The ELI will take a trip to Great Lakes Crossing for a nice day of shopping at one of Michigan's largest outlet malls. This...
Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit- Friday, November 9, 2012 from 9:30am - 12:00pm)
Join the ELI in visiting the Detroit Institute of Arts on Friday, November 9 from 9:30am to 12:00m. Enjoy a fun morning...
ELI Pre-Halloween Movie Day
ELI Pre-Halloween Movie Day Get in the Halloween spirit by watching a movie with your ELI classmates and have some...
Detroit's Mexican Consulate Hosts 5th Annual International Soccer Tournament On October 13 14, 2012
September 20, 2012, Detroit, MI - The Consulate of México, Wayne State University, APROMEX (Association of Mexican...
Bowling & Pizza (Garden Bowl, Detroit- Thursday, November 1 from 3:45pm - 6:30pm)
Come join us for fun filled bowling and pizza at Garden Bowl in Detroit on Thursday, November 1 from 3:45pm to 6:30pm. This...
USAID To WSU Community: Give Us Your Ideas
American universities are teeming with ideas that could reduce suffering and increase quality of life in developing countries,...
OIP now accepting event proposals for International Education Week 2012!
Wayne State University's Office Of International Programs (OIP) invites you to participate in International Education Week...
USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah to Speak at Wayne State Friday September 28
Wayne State University is hosting Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development...
WSU Students Travel The World In An Afternoon at Study Abroad Fair
WSU students crowded tents on Gullen Mall on September 20th to learn about Wayne State’s abundant and diverse study...
Kensington Metro Park (Brighton, MI- October 5, 2012 from 9:30am - 3:30pm)
Join us as we visit Kensington Metro Park in Brighton on October 5, 2012 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Walk around the park, rent a...
DeBucks' Corn Maze (Belleville, MI- Friday, October 12, 2012 from 6:00pm - 11:00pm)
Come join the ELI at DeBucks' Corn Maze in Belleville on Friday, October 12 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. Celebrate halloween on a...
Take a Cruise Down the Detroit River! Friday, September 21
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Diamond Jack River Cruise - http://diamondjack.com/ Take...
ELI Party + Awards (Monday, July 16 at 12:30-1:20 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Enjoy an ELI party with awards in the French Room (470),...
Wyandotte Street Art Fair (Thursday, July 12 at 4:00-8:00 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Come enjoy some wonderful art and shopping at the Wyandotte...
Detroit Zoo ( Friday, July 6 at 9:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Come join us on a trip to the Detroit Zoo on Friday, July 6...
Conversation Lunch with Americans (Monday, June 25 at 12:30-1:30 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Come have lunch in the French Room (470) in Manoogian Hall...
Conversation Lunch with Americans (Wednesday, June 6 at 12:30-1:30 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Come have lunch in the French Room (470) in Manoogian Hall...
Spotlight Movie Theater (Thursday, May 31 at 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Located in Taylor. Come watch a movie for free ($5 for...
Henry Ford Museum (Friday, June 15 at 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Featuring The Titanic Exhibit, located in Dearborn. Come...
Bowling + Pizza (Thursday, May 24 at 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Garden Bowl located in Detroit. Enjoy bowling and pizza for...
Cedar Point Trip (Friday, June 22 at 9:00-12:00 a.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Join your classmates for a fun-filled day at Cedar Point, an...
African American Museum (Friday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m.)
This event is for English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Join Marta on Friday, May 18 at 9:30 a.m. to visit the...
Welcome Lunch (Thursday, May 10 at 12:30-1:20 p.m.)
This event is open to English Language Institute (ELI) students only. Welcome Back! It is now the Spring/Summer semester and...
Shopping Trip (Thursday, May 10 at 3:30-7:30 p.m.)
This event it open to English Language (ELI) students only. Join us for a fun filled day of shopping at the Fairlane Green...
The ELI's Top Students
Below is the list of the top students in the ELI for the 2012 Winter Semester. Outstanding job everyone! SB1 O - Belie...
End-of-Semester Lunch + Awards (Tuesday, April 17 at 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
This event is open to English Language Instiute (ELI) students only. Located in the French Room (470) Manoogian. Please see...
Detroit Pistons Basketball Game (Friday, April 13 at 6:45 p.m.-?)
This event is open to English Language Instiute (ELI) students only. Come watch the Detroit Pistons play basketball against...
Wayne State University Visits Saudi Arabia April 17-20
Wayne State University will be attending the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education in Riyadh between the...
A Year in Tahrir: The Future of the Arab Spring and its Implications in the U.S.
Henty Ford Museum (Friday, April 6 at 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.)
Featuring The Titanic Exhibit, located in Dearborn. Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via...
Detroit Free Press Tour + Lunch (Friday, March 30 at 9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Located in Detroit. Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via e-mail at :...
Bowling + Pizza (Thursday, March 22 at 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Garden Bowl located in Detroit. Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via e-mail at:...
Creatopia Paint-it-Yourself Pottery (Thursday, March 8 at 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.)
Located in Plymouth. Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via e-mail at:...
Spotlight Movie Theater (Thursday, March 1 at 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.)
Located in Taylor. Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via e-mail at: eliactivities@wayne.edu
Detroit Historical Museum (Friday, February 24 at 9:30 a.m.)
Join Marta for a tour of the Detroit Historical Museum! The Detroit Historical Museum is one of America's oldest and largest...
Valentine's Day Lunch and Conversation with Americans (Tuesday, February 14 at 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
French Room (470) Manoogian Please see Ellen or Christi in office 339 Manoogian, or contact them via e-mail at:...
Making Valentine's Day Cookies (Thursday, February 9 at 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.)
Come make, bake and decorate cookies for Valentine's Day in the French Room (470) Manoogian! You will learn to make simple...
Sledding at Kensington Metropark (Friday, February 3 at 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.)
Enjoy the winter weather in Michigan and go sledding! You will ride down snow covered hills in a plastic sled and play in the...
U.S. Faculty Scholar Program - Vietnam
We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the U.S. Faculty Scholar Program, cohort 2012. Below is a brief...
Preparing for International Education Week
Special Afternoon Activities for ALL ELI Students 9/6- 9/8
ELI Fun! Fun! Fun! Tuesday, September 06, 12:30 p.m - Wayne State University Campus Tour Discover new things to do and new...
The ELI welcomes all NEW and RETURNING students!
Important Information about your classes: Morning classes begin on Tuesday, September 06. Oral Integrated - 8:30 a.m. to...
Cedar Point Trip!
Join your classmates for a fun-filled day at Cedar Point, an amusement park in Ohio, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. on Friday,...
Orientation
There will be a special orientation on Wednesday, May 18, from 8:35 to 9:20 a.m. . Students should go to their regular Oral...
Bowling Trip!
Join your classmates at the Garden Bowl Wednesday, May 25, right after class. The lanes are just a short walk away from...
Fulbright Opportunities - Slovakia
2011 OISS Workshops
OISS cordially invites you to attend the following workshops scheduled throughout the year. Instructions for signing-up in...
Special Meeting
There will be a special meeting of the ELI this Wednesday, March 9, in 91 Manoogian. The meeting will be from 10:10 to 10:40...
St. Patrick's Day Party
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day early with the ELI this Thursday, March 10, from 12:30 to 1:15 in the French Room, 470. There will...
Faculty Fulbright Information
In February, the Office of International Programs and the Michigan chapter of the Fulbright Association hosted a Fulbright...
Valentine's Day Bingo Party!
Get ready for Valentine's Day at the ELI! We'll have snacks, drinks and bingo along with great prizes. Join the fun on Monday,...
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts
Join your classmates and visit one of the best art museums in the country, the Detroit Institute of Arts, on Friday, February...
Auto Show
Join your classmates next Thursday, January 20, from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m., at the North American International Auto Show in...
Fulbright Information Session for Faculty
Don't forget to get your TB test
Dear ELI Students, To ensure a healthy campus and healthy students, Wayne State University requires Tuberculosis Testing...
German Marshall Fund nominations now being accepted
Pizza Party!
Can you believe the semester is almost over? Join your classmates for a pizza party Tueday, December 7, to celebrate the end of...
Piston Basketball!
You can still attend a professional basketball game on Friday, November 5. The cost is $20. Students will leave Manoogian at 5...
Outlet Shopping
Do you need a new coat and boots before winter? Join your classmates at the Tangier Outlet Mall on Friday, November 12. The...
Conversation Time
Aaron Zimmerman is hosting "Conversation Time" every Wednesday from 12:30 to 1:15 in Room 191. Come and practice your...
Come watch an American Football Game!
Have you always wanted to learn about American football? Now is your chance! Join your classmates and watch WSU play at 12...
Travel Alert for Europe
On October 3, 2010, a Travel Alert for Europe was issued by the U.S. Department of State. Wayne State University takes the...
Enter our 2010 GO GLOBAL PHOTO CONTEST! Click for more details
Study Abroad and Global Programs invites you to enter our 2010 Go Global! Photo Contest Enter photographs from your...
Bowling with the ELI
Back by popular demand, it's time to go bowling! Even if you have never been bowling, you will have a great time. Students...
ELI Football Tigers
Come out and cheer for the ELI Tigers as they take on other teams from WSU! Games are played at the Mort Harris Recreation and...
Brown Bag Lunch Series
Join your classmates and ELI advisor Jackie Jones for the remaining helpful workshops. Tuesday, October 12-- Discovering Your...
Trip to the DIA
Join your classmates on a tour of one of the best art museums in the country, The Detroit Institute of Arts. Students will walk...
Trip to Cedar Point!
Join the ELI on a trip to Cedar Point on Saturday, October 9, from 9:30 a.m. to midnight. Cedar Point is a huge amusement park...
Welcome Students!
Welcome to the Fall, 2010 semester! Important dates are listed below. 1. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m....
Sightseeing and Shopping Trip!
Join us for the last activity of the semester, a sightseeing trip to Frankenmuth followed by a shopping trip to the outlet...
Party!
Celebrate the end of the semester! Join your teachers and classmates this Monday, July 26, at 12:30 in the French Room. There...
Planetarium Show
We will be taking a group of students to the Wayne State Planetarium Show the week of July 12-16. Information about specific...
July Ice Cream Social
"I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!" We will be celebrating the Independence day holiday early with...
Wayandotte Street Fair
We will be taking a group of students to this fun fair the week of July 5-9. Information about dates and times will follow.
Roller Skating!
Join your classmates at the Lincoln Park Skating Center, Wednesday, June 30, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. There is a $10 REFUNDABLE...
Welcome Summer Students!
The ELI's eight-week summer session begins June 21 and runs through August 13. Registration is at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22...
Canoe Trip
Join your classmates on a canoe trip on the River Raisin! Vans will leave from the ELI at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 25. The vans...
ELI Cedar Point Trip, Friday, May 28
Advance Registration Requiered! Vans leave at 7:30am. Meet on the 1st floor Manoogian. Visit the Cedar Point Website!!!!!...
Bowling and Pizza with the ELI, Thursday, June 03
Place: Garden Bowl at the Majestic 4120 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI majesticdetroit.com/garden-bowl Date: Thursday, June...
ELI's Spring/Summer term begins!
Hello and welcome! The Spring/Summer term started today! Here are a few upcoming activities. On Monday, May 17, there will...
Schedule for the End of the Semester
It's hard to believe that the semester is almost over! Some important dates and activities are below: 1. The last day of...
April Fool's and Easter Brown Bag
Join the ELI in the French Room (471) this Thursday, April 1, from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m. to have some fun and learn about April...
Go Bowling!
Go Bowling with Sara Tipton Thursday, April 1, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Bowlers will walk from Sara's office (367 Manoogian) to...
African American Museum
Visit the African American museum this Friday with Dean and Janet. We will meet on the first floor at 9:30 and walk to the...
ELI Meeting
There will be a mandatory ELI meeting tomorrow from 11:30 to 12:20 in the Armenian Room, 2nd floor of Manoogian. Dr. Morgan...
Detroit Historical Society Trip
Join Marta on a guided tour of the Detroit Historical Society this Friday, February 26, from 9:30 to 11:30. Sign up in the Main...
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts
We will be taking a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts this Friday, February 19. Dean and Janet will meet students on...
Special Valentine's Day Brown Bag Lunch
Get ready for Valentine's Day February 14 with a special Brown Bag lunch on Thursday, Feb. 11, in the French Room (4th floor)....
Shopping Trip
There will be a shopping trip to the Oakland Mall this Friday, February 12, from 8:30 to 12:00. Sign up in 351 Manoogian by 4...
OSAP No Longer Signed by OISS
OSAP papers are no longer being signed by the Office of International Students and Scholars. Students needing OSAP signatures...
Conversation Partner Program
If you are looking for extra speaking and listening practice, don't forget to sign up for a conversation partner. The forms are...
Wayne State University Visits Saudi Arabia in January 2010
Attention Students from Saudi Arabia Wayne State University representatives will be participating in the International...
Late Registration
Students who did not register for classes on Thursday, January 7, can register from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from January 11 to 14.
Welcome Back!
Registration for Winter classes is 9:00 a.m. to noon Thursday, January 7, in 358 Manoogian. New students must bring proof of...
Winter 2010 Room Numbers
Classes for Winter 2010 begin January 11. For those of you who have already pre-registered, check out the room numbers below....
Winter Calendar
ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTITUTE WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY Tuesday, January 5, 8:30 a.m. Institutional TOEFL, Writing Test & Oral...
Thanksgiving Parade
The Detroit Thanksgiving Parade will be next Thursday, November 26. It begins at 9:20 a.m. at Woodward and Mack and will move...
Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts October 30
Join Dean on a trip to the DIA this Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The DIA is one of the best art museums in the country with...
Rouge Factory Tour October 23
The ELI will be going on a tour of the Ford Rouge car factory on Friday, October 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. You will see...
Free Tutoring Now Available!
Tiffany Danzler is offering free ESL tutoring for interested students. through October. She will be here from 10:00 a.m. to...
Shopping Trip on October 7
Don't forget to sign up in 351 for a shopping trip to the Oakland Mall in Troy. We will leave the ELI at 3:30 on Wednesday,...
Meet WSU Officials in UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Turkey October 5 - October 17
Meet Wayne State University representatives at the ISN Gulf and Turkey Expo. For more details, visit http://www.isnexpo.com/...
Party for International Students on September 25
There is a party for international students on campus this Friday, September 25, from 3 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Student Center...
Greenfield Village Trip -- Oct. 2
Come enjoy Greenfield Village, one of the top tourist sites in Michigan! The ELI field trip will be from 9:15-2:30 on Friday,...
Buy an ELI T-shirt!
Check out the ELI T-shirts, designed by a former student, and available for sale at every Brown Bag lunch for just $5. Shirts...
Apple Picking September 25
The ELI will be going on a field trip to Erwin's Apple Orchard from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. this Friday, September 25. Come pick...
Play in a Soccer Tournament on October 3!
The WSU soccer team is looking for players for the Consular Soccer Tournament, which will take place Saturday, October 3 at...
Welcome Lunch September 29
Come eat lunch with teachers and classmates! On Tuesday, September 29, there will be a lunch from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. for all...
Weekly ELI Brown Bag Social
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ELI Fall Registration, Tuesday, September 1, 9:00am, 358 Manoogian Hall
Before registration, if you are not a citizen or a permanent resident, you must purchase International Student Health Insurance...
ELI classes begin at 8:30 a.m. September 8
Institutional TOEFL Exam, Thursday, August 27, 8:30am, 100 General Lectures
ITA Workshop, Friday, August 28, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm