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NIAR Engineer at Wichita State Creates Prototype That Protects Wind Turbines From Multiple Lightning Strikes


Damage to wind turbines can easily cost hundreds of thousands in repairs, but a prototype developed at Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will help protect them from multiple lightning strikes.
24-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Offers Community Trip to View Total Solar Eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse is generating significant public interest, according to Wichita State University's Office for Workforce, Professional and Community Education.
20-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

NIAR Adds Capabilities in 3D Printing, NDT


Wichita State's National Institute for Aviation Research has expanded its capacities with the addition of several new pieces of equipment.
19-Jul-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State Student Makes Big Discovery During Anthropology Dig


A Wichita State University anthropology student working on an archaeological site near Arkansas City, Kansas, has discovered an artifact dating back to the 1600s.
7-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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


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


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


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

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Wichita State University Expert Advises Watching Solar Eclipse with Care


A solar eclipse doesn't occur every day, so it's good to be reminded how to watch one safely. Wichita State University's Greg Novacek offers tips on how to watch a solar eclipse safely.
7-Aug-2017 5:00 AM EDT

GoCreate, A Unique Workspace at WSU Where You Can Make Stuff

You’ve got a million dollar idea but you don’t have a million dollars to make it. Bring your idea here: In this video, Ty Masterson, the director of GoCreate, discusses the scope of this innovative work space.
28-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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


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


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'


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

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