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Wichita State Student Team Wins Koch Innovation Challenge with 'Out Cold' Pillow Design

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The Wichita State University student innovation team “Out Cold” has won the Koch Innovation Challenge grand championship. “Out Cold” is a customizable pillow with air chambers that helps reduce sleep discomfort. Team members won an...
16-May-2017 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students Bring National Attention to Student-Led Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Two Wichita State University students placed first in the curriculum category at VentureWell's OPEN 2017 conference in Washington recently, finishing ahead of professors, administrators and faculty who were all presenting ideas on how to teach...
4-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Proposed Media Arts Degree Would Create Unmatched Opportunities for Wichita State Students

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A proposed bachelor's degree focusing on animation, audio production, video game design and filmmaking could be a game-changer for Wichita State University students and area businesses.
24-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Students Look to Provide for Homeless, Continue Innovation

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When Michael Lee and Kristian Buan enrolled in Engineering 101, they never imagined they would win Wichita State University’s first Koch Innovation Challenge. Lee and Buan were on the team that created the Snail Shell Camper, a mobile shelter for...
19-Apr-2017 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alaska, Delta Finish No. 1 and 2 in New Airline Quality Rating While Overall Airline Industry Posts Best-Ever Results

After four years at the top of the Airline Quality Rating, Virgin America slipped to third in 2016, and the airline it announced a merger with last year – Alaska Airlines – has finished No. 1, with Delta coming in at a close second, according to...
10-Apr-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Upcoming Airline Quality Rating Announcement to Reveal Best U.S. Carriers

When it comes to four key performance factors tied to customer satisfaction, American-based airlines appear to be heading in the right direction, according to preliminary results of the Airline Quality Rating (AQR), the longest running, most...
5-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Professor, Students Continue Research on Archaeological Discovery

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Donald Blakeslee, professor of archaeology at Wichita State University, presented in March at the annual conference of the Society for American Archaeology discussing recent archaeological evidence that shows a thriving ancestral Wichita Indian town...
4-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State University and BCG Forge Partnership to Advance Digital Manufacturing

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Wichita State University and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world's leading management consulting firms, announced today a strategic partnership to increase collaboration and advance the Wichita manufacturing industry.
29-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Craft Beer Craze Sparks Internship Opportunities for Wichita State University Biology Students

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13-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

Students and Faculty Work Together to Create Smart Skin Biomedical Sensor

Researchers at Wichita State University have been awarded with a $1.125 million NASA grant to continue development of a smart skin biomedical sensor.
18-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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

Airline prices are lower (6 percent for the industry) than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline...
6-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Wichita State Nursing Faculty Member Helping Perfect One-of-a-Kind Mobile Stroke Unit

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WSU nursing faculty member Dr. Wendy Dusenbury has embarked on a new specialty practice. Because of her expertise in the area of stroke management, Dusenbury was invited to join an inaugural group of practitioners at the University of Tennessee to...
31-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

WSU Professor Ray Hull Co-Authors New Book 'the Art of Communication'

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Wichita State Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has co-authored a new book, "The Art of Communication," with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.
28-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Book Early; Demand Will Be Strong for Seats

Book your holiday air travel early this year. That’s the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.
15-Sep-2015 8:25 AM EDT

Longtime Wichita State University Professors Discuss Politics, Change

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Wichita State University's Kenneth Ciboski has taught political science at WSU for 47 years. Melvin Kahn has taught political science for 45 years. Ciboski is an avowed Republican and Kahn is a staunch Democrat. But the two men prefer to handle...
7-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT

WSU Researcher Wants to Make Google Glass Safer for Drivers

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With his Google Glass in place over his right eye, Jibo He, an assistant professor at Wichita State University, weaves in and out of traffic. He sneaks a peek at the Glass screen before slamming full-speed into the back of a truck. Thankfully, He...
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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