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Professor's invention makes playing the trumpet easier, more accessible for musicians

Wichita State University Assistant Professor of Trumpet David Hunsicker has partnered with WSU's National Institute for Aviation Research and WSU Ventures to create the Gapper, a flexible plastic device that helps musicians control the third valve...
4-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Graduate Presents Alzheimer's Research at Harvard, Capitol Hill

Wichita State graduate Abdul-Mannaan Giles was selected out of 400 national entries to present his research to members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
21-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pizza Hut Museum Now Open to the Public

A museum dedicated to the historical, cultural and entrepreneurial story of Pizza Hut opened Monday, April 30, in the building that housed the first restaurant launched by founders Dan and Frank Carney. The structure was relocated in 2017 to the...
30-Apr-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Wins NASA Award for Innovative Concept That Could Revolutionize Space Exploration

Wichita State University physics professor Nickolas Solomey has won one of NASA's coveted Innovation and Advanced Concept Awards (NIAC) for his research to create a neutrino detector for close sun orbit.
19-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pizza Hut Museum Grand Opening Event Is April 25

An event marking the official opening of the new Pizza Hut Museum on the Innovation Campus at Wichita State University will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at the museum.
18-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Closest Finish Ever, Alaska and Delta Secure Top Spots in 2018 Airline Quality Rating

In the closest finish in nearly three decades of identifying the nation’s top airlines, Alaska Air barely edged out Delta Airlines to retain its No. 1 position, according to the 28th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR), announced today, Monday,...
9-Apr-2018 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

Annual study shows involuntary denied boarding, mishandled bags and customer complaints improved last year while on-time performance fell
2-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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NASA Awards Research Grant to Develop More Efficient Water Management Systems for Space Exploration

Efficient and compact cooling and water management systems are critical to human exploration of space. Two mechanical engineers at Wichita State University are researching ways to improve cooling efficiency and water recycling systems by developing...
28-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Wichita State University Professor Co-Authors Third Book in Personal Development Series

Ray Hull, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wichita State University, understands that the ability to learn is imperative for every person seeking a goal. This is why he included "The Art of Learning and Self-Development" in...
21-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST

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Back to the Future -- One Airport Will Let You Get Past Security Without a Plane Ticket

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, Pittsburgh International Airport will become the first U.S. airport to allow non-fliers regular access into it gate-side terminal areas since security measures changed after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. Dean...
31-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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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: www.gocreate.com. In this video, Ty Masterson, the director of GoCreate, discusses the scope of this innovative work space.
28-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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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

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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

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