A degree in English
A degree in English prepares students for success in every career. As students gain skills in reading, writing, research, analysis, and critical thinking, they prepare to excel in a wide variety of fields: business, education, journalism, law, medicine, non-profit work, publishing, and professional writing.
Wayne State celebrates the release of Danny Fenster (MA, 2016)
Danny Fenster, a journalist and Wayne State University alumnus, was recently released from a jail in Myanmar after being unjustly detained for almost six months—his sudden release a welcome surprise since he had been sentenced to eleven years in prison only three days earlier. Mr. Fenster’s story has received a great deal of national and international attention, and with this spotlight the Department of English at Wayne State celebrates both his release and his accomplishments as a journalist.