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Wichita State University Student Uses Drone Imaging for Hurricane Relief Effort in Texas

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James Balman is an insurance adjuster and a Wichita State University Master of Innovation Design (MID) student contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. He is an independent adjuster, contracted by a variety of insurance agencies to help assess damages and accurately process insurance claims. The software he had been working on during his time at WSU is now making a difference to the citizens of Rockport, Texas.

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Wichita State University Education Professor Publishes 'Common Mistakes in Teaching Elementary Math'

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Fuchang Liu, associate professor of math education in the Wichita State University College of Education, recently published a book, "Common Mistakes in Teaching Elementary Math," based on his years of experience working with elementary school teachers. The book is unique in that, instead of telling teachers what they should do, it describes things they should avoid doing, without using much mathematical jargon.

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Wichita State Student Authors Children's Book About Autism

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Wichita State student Amy Lightfoot has authored a children's book titled "My Cousin Lili." The book is the real-life story about Lightfoot and how her cousin Lilian, who has autism spectrum disorder, inspired her to understand and love people with disabilities.

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Wichita State University Center for Real Estate releases 2018 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast Series

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Kansas home prices should rise by 5.2 percent next year according to the 2018 Kansas Housing Forecast published by the Wichita State University Center for Real Estate.

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2018 Kansas Employment Forecast released

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The growing national and global economies provide some optimism in an otherwise gloomy outlook for Kansas, according to Jeremy Hill, director of the W. Frank Barton School of Business Center for Economic Development and Business Research at Wichita State University

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Wichita State University Professors Contribute to New Book 'Communication Disorders in Aging'

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Four professors in the College of Health Professions (CHP) at Wichita State have contributed to a new book, "Communication Disorders in Aging." The book provides an in-depth look at communication disorders affecting older adults and their daily lives

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Original Pizza Hut Building Gets New Location, Being Turned Into Museum at Wichita State University

The original Pizza Hut building at Wichita State University since 1986 was moved to WSU's new Innovation Campus on Monday, Sept. 18. It will be turned into a museum dedicated to the history of the world-famous pizza chain.

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Wichita State to Launch Institute for the Study of Economic Growth with Support From $3.64 Million Grant

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The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University today announced an Institute for the Study of Economic Growth with the support of a $3.64 million grant from the Charles Koch Foundation. The institute will play a transformative role in exploring innovative and entrepreneurial activities in enhancing societal prosperity.

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Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices Are Lower, Demand Is Strong, So Book Early

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Airline prices are holding at lower levels than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat options and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating (AQR) co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.

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Wichita State Offering Free Online Professional Development Courses

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Wichita State University is offering full scholarships for anyone wanting to enroll in one of 35 undergraduate online professional development badges. Anyone who enrolls for one undergraduate-level badge now through Friday, Sept. 15, will have the full cost of the badge covered.







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