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 26. For informtion 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 (1st place), $1000 (2nd place), and $500 (3rd place).

To participate, faculty must have attended our Research and Innovation: Resources and Opportunities session from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017, in the Community Room of the Undergraduate LibraryVirtual Scavenger Hunt items will be posted by TUESDAY, AUGUST 22 at noon.

Travel awards will be given to the quickest 3 faculty members with complete and accurate answers. Winners will posted on this website by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 at 5 p.m.




Congratulations to our 2017 Research@Wayne Virtual Scavenger Hunt WINNERS! Thank you to everyone who participated.

FIRST PLACE ($1,500 professional travel award): Courtney Richardson, Art and Art History

SECOND PLACE ($1,000 professional travel award): Shirley Papuga, Geology

THIRD PLACE ($500 professional travel award): Helen Durand, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Best wishes in all of your endeavors at Wayne State University!