Programs

Healthy Urban Waters (HUW) is a program at Wayne State University that promotes and delivers research, education, technology development and public engagement on water resources in the urban environment.  Our focus area is the Huron to Erie corridor, although our expertise and application extends throughout the Great Lakes watershed. Our mission is to engage and empower the public in creating a sustainable urban environment based on sound science.  Learn More -->


The Huron-to-Erie Alliance for Research an Training (HEART) supports four field stations dedicated to Urban Water research. The field stations are a collaborative partnership for water resource research that directly benefit public health, aquatic ecosystem sustainability, and education. Learn more -->


A seminar series sponsored by the Wayne State University Office of the Vice President for Research for faculty, students, colleagues and the public on water-related research, policy, conservation and related themes. Seminars are free and are held on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. with a reception following the seminar from 3:30 to 4 p.m. 


Through a partnership with the Belle Isle Aquarium funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Wayne State University brings a professional researcher or environmental practitioner to Belle Isle to lead the public on an informative scientific journey of discovery. Designed to present current issues in an exciting and accessible format for all participants, Science Saturday is held the 2nd Saturday of the month at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. at the Belle Isle Aquarium Classroom. Link to Belle Isle Aquarium website -->