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Former Wichita State University Student Shares Personal Struggle to Raise Brain Injury Awareness


In 2011, Anthony "Tony" Perez was a 22-year-old junior majoring in business administration at Wichita State University. On June 10 his life changed forever. Perez was riding his moped when he was struck by an SUV and rushed to the nearest hospital,...
16-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

GoCreate Makerspace Prepares for Grand Opening


The 18,000-square-foot GoCreate makerspace at Wichita State University will be a place where anyone can design, create and build almost anything.
13-Mar-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Announces Partnership with Wichita State University

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence today (Tuesday, Feb. 7) announced it has formed a technology partnership with Wichita State University. The company will lease 3,000 square feet of space near the university's 3DExperience Center in the...
7-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wichita State Joins NASA's Advanced Composites Consortium


Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research has joined NASA's Advanced Composite Consortium (ACC), a public-private partnership focused on advancing knowledge about composite materials and improving the performance of future...
2-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Professor Uses Technology to Improve Pilot Performance


Wichita State psychology professor Jibo He is collaborating with a team from the University of Oklahoma to conduct research and development on head-mounted display and wearable devices used in simulator-based pilot training.
27-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


The original Pizza Hut building at Wichita State University will be moved to WSU's new Innovation Campus and turned into a museum dedicated to the history of the world-famous pizza chain. Pizza Hut was founded in 1958 by brothers Frank and Dan...
25-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Graduate Research Explores Glioblastoma Tumor Cells Invasion in 3D Environments


Wichita State graduate student Pranita Kaphle is researching the migration of cancer cells in a 3D environment. She is targeting glioblastoma multiforme in the brain, a rapid spreading and aggressive high-grade tumor. Kaphle hopes to pursue a career...
5-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Student Overcomes Hearing Impairment to Graduate with Nurse Practitioner Doctorate at Wichita State University


Tracy Lindstrom didn't let any obstacles stand in the way of earning her doctor of nursing practice degree at Wichita State University. Lindstrom recently became the first student with a hearing impairment to graduate from WSU with a doctoral degree.
20-Dec-2016 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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

Longtime Wichita State University Professors Discuss Politics, Change


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


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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