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Wichita State University technology breathes new life into aging Army helicopter fleet

The US Army is turning to “digital-twin” technology from Wichita State University to resolve challenges and boost efficiencies for its enduring fleet of Black Hawk helicopters.
20-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Allegiant has top performance in 2020 Airline Quality Rating; overall airline industry posts declined performance numbers

The 30th annual Airline Quality Rating results show an industry that had a performance decline for 2019. Results released today (Monday, May 4) reflect poorer industry performance in all four of the criteria tracked for calendar year 2019.
3-May-2020 7:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Historian compares COVID-19 with past pandemics

George Dehner, associate professor of history at Wichita State University, might take exception to those who say the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented.
1-May-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ad Astra Coalition created to help in the fight against COVID-19

A coalition of businesses and government partners, the Ad Astra Coalition has joined together to answer some of the challenges being created in Wichita and Kansas by the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition is co-led by Airbus Americas Engineering,...
9-Apr-2020 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New economic tool breaks down COVID-19 vulnerability on the service industry state

The novel Coronavirus has likely created an indelible mark on the global economy. But understanding how it has affected industries and occupations remains somewhat elusive, although more clarity is revealed daily, according to Jeremy Hill, director...
2-Apr-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State works with WPD to produce face shields for first responders

A relationship that started with friendship and drones is now helping produce face shields for first responders, a critical piece of equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
1-Apr-2020 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wichita State University chemist working to develop antiviral drugs in fight against COVID-19

Up until recently, COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) may have been a relatively new phenomena to the general public, but Wichita State University medical chemist Bill Groutas, two virologists from Kansas State University, and a...
23-Mar-2020 11:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wichita State licenses wind turbine protection technology to Lightning Diversion Systems

Wichita State University and WSU Ventures have entered into a new strategic partnership with California-based Lightning Diversion Systems (LDS), a Ducommun Company. The partnership involves the exclusive licensing of a lightning strike protection...
26-Feb-2020 5:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Airline Quality Rating Expert Comments on The Pandemic: 'This Changes Everything in The Way We Fly'

3-May-2020 7:00 PM EDT

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Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author from Wichita State University, comments on airline industry financial outlook

19-Mar-2020 3:05 PM EDT

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National airline quality expert comments on potential impact of COVID-19 on air travel

2-Mar-2020 2:20 PM EST

Political science professor seeks to slay gerrymandering through art and research

Brian Amos, assistant professor of political science at Wichita State University, has dedicated numerous papers and conferences to gerrymandering research.
20-Feb-2020 2:30 PM EST

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Economist predicts impact from Spirit's 2,800 layoffs

Spirit AeroSystems has announced plans to lay off 2,800 workers due to uncertainty of production of the Boeing 737 Max. All 2,800 employees work in Wichita, Kansas. Jeremy Hill, director of the Center for Economic Development and Business...
10-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST

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Expert available to comment on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

9-Jan-2020 10:15 AM EST

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Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Demand is always higher at the holidays,so find a good price and book early

Wichita State's Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, says travelers should book their holiday air travel early this year.
9-Sep-2019 12:20 PM EDT

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Child victims of sex trafficking receive mixed messages: If we aren’t ‘aggressors’ then why are we arrested?

The following joint op-ed was written by Dr. Karen Countryman-Roswurm, Center for Combating Human Trafficking at Wichita State University, and Linda Smith of Shared Hope International.
12-Mar-2019 1:10 PM EDT

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