Wayne State University

Research Orientation for New Faculty

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to welcome new faculty to Wayne State University. We aim to provide resources to assist new faculty as they lay the groundwork for excellence in research, teaching, and service.

We hope you can attend our Research Reception for New Faculty on October 30, 2018. For information and to RSVP, click here.


Every year the Division of Research has a VIRTUAL SCAVENGER HUNT for new faculty members to introduce our Research resources and programs. The 3 new faculty who submitted the highest number of accurate answers in the shortest amount of time will receive professional travel awards in the amounts of $1500 (first place), $1000 (second place), and $500 (third place).

To participate, faculty must have attended our Research and Innovation: Resources and Opportunities session from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. on MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2018, in St. Andrew's HallVirtual Scavenger Hunt items will be posted by TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 at 5 p.m.

Travel awards will be given to the quickest 3 faculty members with complete and accurate answers. 

VIRTUAL SCAVENGER HUNT RULES

VIRTURAL SCAVENGER HUNT ITEMS

CONGRATULATIONS to this year's winners: 

First place: Ana Daugherty, Assistant Professor, Psychology
Second place: Steven Lavenz, Professor, Civil Engineering
Third place: Jeremy Peters, Lecturer, Music

Our Business Office staff will be in touch with the winners soon to transfer professional travel funds!