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Newswise: Jay Golden named 14th President of Wichita State University
Released: 31-Oct-2019 4:15 PM EDT
Jay Golden named 14th President of Wichita State University
Wichita State University

Wichita State University’s new President, Jay Golden, is a leading researcher in environmental sustainability and an advocate for applied learning and economic development. Golden will become Wichita State’s 14th President in January 2020 during a period of rapid growth for the university and changes in higher education. He brings a background as a leading thinker and national leader on environmental sustainability, applied learning and economic development.

Newswise: Health equity for women in Kansas is the focus of research project
Released: 4-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
Health equity for women in Kansas is the focus of research project
Wichita State University

A team of Wichita State University researchers is focusing their research on health equity for women in Kansas.

Newswise: Wichita State University once again tops national rankings for engineering R&D
Released: 1-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST
Wichita State University once again tops national rankings for engineering R&D
Wichita State University

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released updated rankings for university research and development (R&D) expenditures, and Wichita State has held its position as the top university in the country for industry-funded aeronautical R&D with a total of $34 million.

Newswise: Researcher Wants to Protect Confidential Information From Cyber Attacks
Released: 27-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
Researcher Wants to Protect Confidential Information From Cyber Attacks
Wichita State University

Remi Chou, an assistant professor in electrical engineering and computer science at Wichita State University, has received a two-year, $156,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for research to ensure secure transfer of confidential information over wireless networks.

22-Feb-2019 4:35 PM EST
Breakthrough 'Lab-on-a-Chip' Detects Cancer Faster, Cheaper and Less Invasively
University of Kansas Cancer Center

A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device invented by researchers at the University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and KU Medical Center could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma, leading to timelier interventions and better outcomes for patients.

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Released: 20-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST
Teens need frequent communication with parents to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce
Kansas State University

MANHATTAN, KANSAS — Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher. Mindy Markham, associate professor and associate director for Kansas State University's School of Family Studies and Human Services; Jonathon Beckmeyer at Indiana University; and Jessica Troilo at West Virginia University recently published a study about parent-youth relationships after a divorce in the Journal of Family Issues.

Newswise: Mimicking Metastasis in a Dish
Released: 18-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Mimicking Metastasis in a Dish
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers at The University of Kansas Cancer Center have developed a first-of-its-kind organoid that mirrors the process of cancer spreading to the lung.

Newswise: Mark and Stacy Parkinson create new scholarship to help DACA students succeed
Released: 18-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Mark and Stacy Parkinson create new scholarship to help DACA students succeed
Wichita State University

Former Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson and his wife, Stacy, have established a generous scholarship at Wichita State University to help children of undocumented immigrants earn their degrees to pursue the American Dream.

Newswise: Dr. Prateek Sharma Named President of International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
Released: 4-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Dr. Prateek Sharma Named President of International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Prateek Sharma, MD, gastroenterologist and member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, has been named president of The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE). The ISDE is a multidisciplinary international organization comprised of approximately 1,000 esophageal disease experts.

Newswise: AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport
Released: 31-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST
AMSSM Publishes Updated Position Statement on Concussion in Sport
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has released its latest position statement, Concussion in Sport 2019, an update to its 2013 position statement on Concussion in Sport. The 2019 statement is targeted toward practicing sports medicine physicians but maybe useful for other providers.

Newswise: Airline quality expert explains how government shutdown affects air travel
Released: 28-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Airline quality expert explains how government shutdown affects air travel
Wichita State University

Dean Headley, co-author of the national Airline Quality Rating from Wichita State University, explains how the government shutdown affects air travel.

Newswise: New ECG Interpretation Training Modules Now Available
Released: 25-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
New ECG Interpretation Training Modules Now Available
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Center for Sports Cardiology at the University of Washington in collaboration with the Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians (ACSEP) is excited to offer open access worldwide to a new collection of six online electrocardiogram (ECG) training modules.

Newswise: Kansas State University awarded grant for juvenile justice initiatives
Released: 25-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST
Kansas State University awarded grant for juvenile justice initiatives
Kansas State University

The Kansas State University Juvenile Justice Collaborative has been awarded $521,805 by the Kansas Department of Corrections and the Kansas Advisory Group to work with local communities in developing support systems for youth and families.

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Released: 23-Jan-2019 10:15 AM EST
Under the sea: Kansas State University geologist explores the depths of the oceans
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University geologist is studying the ocean floor and underwater volcanoes to learn more about the minerals and microbial life in the Pacific Ocean.

Newswise: Khabele Elected as ASCI Member
Released: 8-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
Khabele Elected as ASCI Member
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Dineo Khabele, MD, director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center’s gynecologic oncology division, has been elected a new member to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) for 2019.

Newswise: Soper Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows
Released: 30-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
Soper Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Steven Soper, PhD, member of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, was elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

Released: 19-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
New Kansas State University study on low noise and high-performance transistors could bring innovations in electronics, sensing
Kansas State University

A research study on low noise and high-performance transistors led by Suprem Das, Kansas State University assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, has been published by Physical Review Applied.

Newswise:Video Embedded extraordinary-'faithful-father'-revealed-by-study-of-smooth-guardian-frog-of-borneo
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Released: 18-Dec-2018 11:35 AM EST
Extraordinary 'faithful father' revealed by study of smooth guardian frog of Borneo
University of Kansas

LAWRENCE -- Stay-at-home dads might find their spirit animal in the smooth guardian frog of Borneo. A new pair of research papers authored by an investigator at the University of Kansas shows the male of the smooth guardian frog species (Limnonectes palavanensis) is a kind of amphibian "Mr. Mom" -- an exemplar of male parental care in the animal kingdom.

Newswise: Professor Ray Hull coauthors new book 'The Art of Influence'
Released: 17-Dec-2018 10:25 AM EST
Professor Ray Hull coauthors new book 'The Art of Influence'
Wichita State University

Wichita State University Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has coauthored a new book, “The Art of Influence,” with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall. The “Art of Influence” helps readers understand what makes someone influential, why it is important to learn how to gain influence and how the changing world affects how you influence others.

Newswise: New technology created to protect wind turbines from lightning
Released: 12-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
New technology created to protect wind turbines from lightning
Wichita State University

An ongoing partnership between Wichita State University and Westar Energy recently resulted in the implementation of a new technology aimed at protecting wind turbine blades from lightning strikes.

Newswise: Nursing instructor changed forever by hurricane relief work
Released: 11-Dec-2018 10:10 AM EST
Nursing instructor changed forever by hurricane relief work
Wichita State University

Wichita State University nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. He describes the experience as tough but rewarding.

Newswise: Workshop Promotes Patient Advocacy in Cancer Research
Released: 10-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
Workshop Promotes Patient Advocacy in Cancer Research
University of Kansas Cancer Center

The University of Kansas Cancer Center and the the Midwest Cancer Alliance co-hosted an introductory training workshop for individuals who want to learn more about KU Cancer Center’s patient research advocacy program, PIVOT

Newswise: Nursing student is determined to succeed despite DACA uncertainty
Released: 10-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST
Nursing student is determined to succeed despite DACA uncertainty
Wichita State University

Wichita State University senior nursing student Flor Maritza Mercado is one of the thousands of people in the United States who is impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Released: 4-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
African maroon resistance at Hispaniola heavily challenged European conquest
University of Kansas

African resistance strongly shaped Spanish Hispaniola of the 1500s-- now the island home to Haiti and the Dominican Republic -- but historians have often considered that resistance to be a byproduct of Spanish colonialism and its reliance on slavery

Newswise:Video Embedded scientists-reveal-substantial-water-loss-in-global-landlocked-regions
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Released: 30-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
Scientists reveal substantial water loss in global landlocked regions
Kansas State University

A new study involving Kansas State University researchers reveals that water storage declines in global landlocked basins has aggravated local water stress and caused potential sea level rise.

Newswise:Video Embedded with-sozo,-lymphedema-screening-easier,-faster
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Released: 26-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
With Sozo, lymphedema screening easier, faster
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Staff at The University of Kansas Cancer Center are using a new device that makes it remarkably easy and convenient to screen for lymphedema.

Newswise: Professor, students have the chance to rewrite history
Released: 19-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
Professor, students have the chance to rewrite history
Wichita State University

Wichita State professor Donald Blakeslee knew something was different about this place. What he didn’t expect, however, was the immediate response he would receive from around the world.

Newswise: Battle of the sexes: Kansas State University biologist uses DOD grant to research trauma survival differences between men, women
Released: 15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
Battle of the sexes: Kansas State University biologist uses DOD grant to research trauma survival differences between men, women
Kansas State University

A Kansas State University biologist is using a $650,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study the differences between men and women and how their hormones affect the ways they respond to medication and surgery after a traumatic event.

Newswise: Student creates diagnostic tool that could change the prenatal industry
Released: 14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
Student creates diagnostic tool that could change the prenatal industry
Wichita State University

Wichita State University student Tammy Dorsey created the Pedi-Cell, a diagnostic tool that can detect fetal acidosis. A noninvasive tool, the device only needs to touch the baby to get a reading.

Newswise: Green energy: Wind energy agreement will provide savings, 50 percent of electricity needs for Kansas State University Manhattan campus
Released: 12-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST
Green energy: Wind energy agreement will provide savings, 50 percent of electricity needs for Kansas State University Manhattan campus
Kansas State University

Kansas State University has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to provide approximately 50 percent of the energy needs for the university's main Manhattan campus from a wind farm in Nemaha County and save the university nearly $200,000 annually.

Newswise: Board of Regents approves expansion of in-state tuition offers to Midwest cities
Released: 8-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
Board of Regents approves expansion of in-state tuition offers to Midwest cities
Wichita State University

Wichita State University is continuing to expand its appeal outside of the Wichita area by now offering in-state tuition to students living in several additional metropolitan areas in the Midwest. Now even more students will have the opportunity to enroll in the high-quality academic programs at Wichita State for an affordable price.

Newswise: Air Force Uses GoCreate Resources to Build Go Box
Released: 30-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Air Force Uses GoCreate Resources to Build Go Box
Wichita State University

McConnell Air Force Base's Wing Innovations works at GoCreate at Wichita State University to increase its innovation abilities. The team designed and built a solar-powered radio Go Box. Working at GoCreate saved the project around $12,000.

Newswise: Professor, Student Team Up with Ocean Spray to Stop Tooth Decay
Released: 17-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Professor, Student Team Up with Ocean Spray to Stop Tooth Decay
Wichita State University

Wichita State University professor David McDonald and graduate assistant Alisha Prince are trying to change the world, one mouth at a time. The team is researching synergistic properties contained in cranberries and other natural extracts that will, in theory, stop the decay of teeth and provide an alternative to traditional oral health care.

Newswise: 2019 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast Series released
9-Oct-2018 8:15 AM EDT
2019 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast Series released
Wichita State University

Kansas home prices should rise by 6.3 percent next year according to the 2019 Kansas Housing Forecast published by the Wichita State University Center for Real Estate.

Newswise: #KState scientists, Biosecurity Research Institute study #africanswinefever to prevent outbreak in U.S.
Released: 8-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT
#KState scientists, Biosecurity Research Institute study #africanswinefever to prevent outbreak in U.S.
Kansas State University

MANHATTAN — African swine fever virus threatens to devastate the swine industry and is positioned to spread throughout Asia. The virus has spread throughout the Caucuses region of Eastern Europe and was reported in China in August. It recently was detected in wild boar in Belgium.Kansas State University researchers and the Biosecurity Research Institute have several projects focused on African swine fever.

Newswise: Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Signed into Law
Released: 5-Oct-2018 3:00 PM EDT
Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Signed into Law
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

AMSSM is pleased to announce the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was signed into law Friday, Oct. 5, by President Donald Trump. The bill represents a bipartisan solution that protects team physicians, athletic trainers and other sports medicine professionals when they travel across state lines with their teams to treat the athletes under their care.

Newswise: 2019 Kansas Employment Forecast released
Released: 4-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT
2019 Kansas Employment Forecast released
Wichita State University

Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released its 2019 Kansas Employment Forecast, as well as employment forecasts for Wichita, Kansas City and Topeka.

Newswise: Kavanaugh Hearing Shows Need for Fixed Terms for Court
Released: 26-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Kavanaugh Hearing Shows Need for Fixed Terms for Court
Wichita State University

The conflict over Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for Supreme Court demonstrates the need for eliminating life tenure for Supreme Court Justices.

Newswise: A Tailored Approach to Minority Tobacco Cessation Programs
Released: 24-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT
A Tailored Approach to Minority Tobacco Cessation Programs
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Researchers work with African American and American Indian communities to identify effective tobacco cessation strategies

Newswise: Moving Homegrown Ideas into the Clinic
Released: 20-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
Moving Homegrown Ideas into the Clinic
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Physician-scientists at The University of Kansas Cancer center are designing and initiating their own clinical trials.

Newswise:Video Embedded before-the-fire:-large-scale-study-aims-to-improve-burning-management-of-flint-hills
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Released: 18-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT
Before the Fire: Large-Scale Study Aims to Improve Burning Management of Flint Hills
Kansas State University

Kansas State University researchers are part of a large collaborative project that is using unmanned aircraft to improve the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan.

Newswise: Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate
Released: 7-Sep-2018 1:05 PM EDT
Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act Bill Passes U.S. Senate
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM)

The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (S. 808) has successfully passed the U.S. Senate, taking another critical step forward.

Newswise: Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices will be higher, demand will be strong, so book early
Released: 6-Sep-2018 4:05 AM EDT
Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices will be higher, demand will be strong, so book early
Wichita State University

Wichita State University's Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, says travelers should book their holiday air travel early this year.

Newswise: Students Invent Temporary Biometric Tracking Tattoo
Released: 29-Aug-2018 4:50 PM EDT
Students Invent Temporary Biometric Tracking Tattoo
Wichita State University

Three Wichita State University students have invented a wearable biometric tracking tattoo

Newswise: Wheat Code Finally Cracked; Wheat Genome Sequence Will Bring Stronger Wheat Varieties to Farmers
Released: 16-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT
Wheat Code Finally Cracked; Wheat Genome Sequence Will Bring Stronger Wheat Varieties to Farmers
Kansas State University

Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the world's most widely-cultivated crop.

Newswise: The Badge Advantage: Skeletal Muscle as an Endocrine Organ
Released: 16-Aug-2018 9:05 AM EDT
The Badge Advantage: Skeletal Muscle as an Endocrine Organ
Wichita State University

Wichita State University is offering an online badge course In what may be one of the only classes nationwide teaching practical blood flow restriction, defined as BFR, using low-cost equipment.

Newswise: Record Set in Research and Development Awards
Released: 10-Aug-2018 5:05 AM EDT
Record Set in Research and Development Awards
Wichita State University

Wichita State University set a new record for total research and development awards in fiscal year 2018 with a total of $104.5 million, increasing awards by more than $14 million and achieving gains in most funded departments. This is the first time the university has achieved greater than $100 million in research awards in its history.

Newswise:Video Embedded no-football?-no-problem-wichita-state-to-start-marching-band-this-fall
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Released: 20-Jul-2018 10:05 AM EDT
No Football? No Problem! Wichita State to Start Marching Band This Fall
Wichita State University

It’s the start of a new tradition: Starting this fall, Wichita State will have a marching band.

Newswise:Video Embedded triple-threat
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Released: 18-Jul-2018 1:35 PM EDT
Triple-Threat
University of Kansas Cancer Center

Triple-negative breast cancer expert Dr. Priyanka Sharma discusses latest research and clinical trial efforts.

Newswise: Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits
Released: 11-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT
Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits
Wichita State University

Life tenure for Supreme Court Justices, combined with increasing partisan polarization, is a toxic combination that is poisoning our democracy, according to Neal Allen, associate professor of political science at Wichita State University.


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