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Quinn the Goose Dog Enrolls in College

Say goodbye to the poop-covered walking paths on campus and hello to the newest member of campus, Quinn, the mighty goose dog.
6-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Project Begins to Hire and Retain More Women, Minority STEM Faculty

Wichita State University continues to make strides toward improving opportunities for women in senior leadership, with women currently holding six out of 10 dean positions throughout the university. Now WSU is taking an even bigger step to...
22-Aug-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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From One Student to Another: How to Navigate College While Dealing with Anxiety

The new school year is here. I’ll hold for your applause. All joking aside, the beginning of a new semester can be scary. For many students, including me, that fear manifests itself as anxiety, the most common mental illness in the U.S.
20-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Defense work propels Wichita State University to annual R&D award record

Wichita State University has set a new record for research and development awards, with a total of $136 million in fiscal year 2019, which ended June 30, topping last year’s record-breaking total of $104 million. The significant increase comes...
13-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Textron Aviation joins Innovation Campus at Wichita State University to develop future workforce

Wichita State University and Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. company, have announced the next step in ongoing collaboration efforts to develop the future of the aviation industry and next generation of employees when the company signed a long-term...
1-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research will help reduce weight, cost of high-speed missiles

Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense, receiving a three-year, $33 million contract from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation &...
18-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Traumatic brain injury brings student closer to his Shocker family

Sam Brickett, an aerospace engineering freshman at Wichita State, suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a longboarding accident in the university's parking garage. WSU's Alicia Newell remained by his side while his parents journeyed to...
1-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Wichita State University research will help the Air Force fleet stay mission ready

The $23.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory will fund the development of composite inspection and repair techniques for better Air Force fleet sustainability.
25-Jun-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Supreme Court Justices Should Have Term Limits

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.
11-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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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: 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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