From Puerto Rico to Detroit: Orlando Rios finds his research home
Even before Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico in September 2017, Orlando Rios felt his opportunities to continue his undergraduate research at the University of Puerto Rico were limited due to budget cuts at the institution. In the weeks after Maria made landfall, he knew those chances were even slimmer.
Q&A with Ryane Brown: CLAS student senate rep and future lawyer
Political science major Ryane Brown has some big aspirations. In addition to being the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Student Senate Representative, she wants to bring opportunities for equitable economics and educational freedom to Detroit citizens. We sat down with Brown to talk about life at Wayne State and beyond.
CLAS Advisor Spotlight: Meet political science advisor Ryan Ferrante
Political Science Academic Advisor Ryan Ferrante graduated from Wayne State University with a B.A. in Secondary Education as well as graduated with an M.A. in Political Science. Ferrante says his favorite part of being an advisor is the relationships he builds with students. “It is always awesome to watch students learn from their experiences and to reach their academic and career goals.”
Georgene Abbey: A life-changing internship at the U.S. Embassy in Oman
Political science student Georgene Abbey had a life changing internship this past summer that helped shape her career goals. Abbey’s political science as well as her philosophy and peace & conflict studies background gave her the chance to work with people all over the world at the U.S Embassy in Oman. Despite her busy schedule being a senior here at Wayne State, we had the chance to sit down with Abbey to talk about her experience working in the Middle East.
CLAS Advisor Spotlight: Meet linguistics and psychology advisor Corinne Forys
Linguistic and Psychology Academic Advisor Corinne Forys says she fell in love with the education field and working with students. Get to know Advisor Forys and what she loves about being an advisor at Wayne State University.