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Road Warrior Tour - 2018 presidential cycling journey - Wayne State University

Last year, Wayne State University President M. Roy Wilson embarked on a maiden cycling journey: a three-city, four-day Road Warrior cycling tour that took him to three Michigan cities in four days, pedaling more than 400 miles. In each community, there was a chance for local citizens to meet the president, learn more about Wayne State and share their perspectives and outlooks. This year the journey continues: beginning July 23 the president will cycle to Marshall, MI. On July 24, he and his cycling team will travel to Holland. From there, they will cycle to Owosso, and then to Imlay City. On July 27, the group will return to Wayne State’s campus, having cycled more than 500 miles in five days. In each city, Wilson will again host a reception at a local restaurant where community members can gather to learn more about Wayne State, which is celebrating its sesquicentennial this year. The receptions will be held at the following locations: July 23 (Marshall): Dark Horse Brewing Co., 5:30 to 7 p.m. July 24 (Holland): New Holland Brewing, 5:30 to 7 p.m. July 25 (Owosso): Wrought Iron Grill, 5:30 to 7 p.m. July 26 (Imlay City): Hiram’s Tavern, 5:30 to 7 p.m. http://roadwarrior.wayne.edu/ SUBSCRIBE: https://go.wayne.edu/subscribe About Wayne State University: Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering nearly 350 programs to more than 27,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Wayne State University is Michigan's third-largest university, one of the 100 largest universities in the United States, and ranked in the top 50 American public universities for research expenditures. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. Wayne State University, in alliance with Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, is part of Michigan’s University Research Corridor, responsible for $2.15 billion in research and development spending in fiscal year 2015. The URC is one of the nation’s top research clusters and the engine for innovation in Michigan and the Great Lakes region, increasing economic prosperity and connecting Michigan to the world. Connect with Wayne State University online: Visit the Wayne State University WEBSITE: https://go.wayne.edu/surprise Like Wayne State University on FACEBOOK: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-twitter Follow Wayne State University on TWITTER: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-facebook Follow Wayne State University on INSTAGRAM: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-instagram

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