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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

Aira Access provides free, on-campus visual aid to blind and low-vision Shockers

Blind and low-vision Shockers and campus visitors now have a high-tech option for free visual aid on campus offered through an Aira Access agreement with the Wichita State University Office of Disability Services.
13-Feb-2020 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gift will fund solar panel, electrical research

Thanks to a generous gift from utility company Evergy, students in the College of Engineering at Wichita State University can learn about and conduct research on solar power technology, as well as how to protect an electric grid from short...
6-Feb-2020 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wichita State-based cleantech company reaches $2.1 million in seed funding

Creating eco-friendly refrigeration and cooling technology is one of the top concerns when it comes to fighting climate change. Thanks to resources and knowledge at Wichita State University, a Wichita company is one step closer to finding a solution...
19-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Project-based class intended to immerse engineering students in realistic problem-solving situations

Wichita State University students interested in assistive technology and service learning will be able to perform projects through an “Accessible Design” class offered for the first time in spring 2020. This fall, students in a project-based...
18-Dec-2019 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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Airline quality expert explains how government shutdown affects air travel

28-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

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