Wayne State University is an American public research university located in the Midtown Cultural Center Historic District of Detroit, Michigan.
The Cultural Center Historic District is a historic district located in Midtown Detroit, Michigan, which includes the Art Center : the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Horace H. Rackham Education Memorial Building were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.
A university is an institution of higher education and research which grants academic degrees in various subjects.
Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 380 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
It is currently Michigan's third-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States.
The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit.
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts, expressing the author's imaginative or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
It also has six extension centers in the metro Detroit area providing access to a limited selection of courses.
The institution is a notable engine in metro Detroit's educational, cultural and economic landscape, as manifested through efforts such as its thriving research and technology park and hosting of the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival.
The Detroit Windsor International Film Festival, launched in 2008, is a publicly attended film festival held each June in the Detroit–Windsor region, with events taking place in both Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario.