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Deloitte and Wichita State University join forces to launch new Smart Factory

Deloitte and Wichita State University today announced the launch of The Smart Factory @ Wichita, a groundbreaking and immersive experiential learning environment that will accelerate the future of manufacturing as innovation and new technologies...
10-Sep-2020 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wichita State takes suicide-prevention campaign national

As a way to promote suicide prevention, Wichita State University is expanding the #WeSupportU Suspenders4Hope campaign throughout the country in hopes of creating positive change in communities regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
2-Sep-2020 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wichita State joins prestigious national research institute to boost artificial intelligence field

Wichita State University has been named a founding member of a newly formed AI Institute for Foundations of Machine Learning (IFML), established by a $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
27-Aug-2020 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professor examines COVID-19's effect on democracy

The first talk in Wichita State’s Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences “Perspectives on the Pandemics: Part II” series will feature Dinorah Azpuru. A professor of political science, Azpuru researches issues related to democracy. Her...
24-Aug-2020 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Anthropology professor finds evidence of wine, caffeine in 500-year-old pottery

From suburbia to cities across the globe, caffeine and wine are often a source of collective comfort: the first for a morning pick-me-up, the latter to unwind. Now a Wichita State University professor has discovered evidence to suggest that even our...
11-Aug-2020 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Digital Twin program brings new life to old aircraft

Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)'s Digital Twin program is using two Blackhawk helicopters and a B-1 Bomber to help the military maintain and repair similar aircraft.
31-Jul-2020 5:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Grant fuels digital transformation, applied learning opportunities

Wichita State University was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, to build a workforce development database.
27-Jul-2020 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research firm Navatek to open Wichita State office; partnership will greatly grow military research

Navatek LLC, a contractor focused on technology research for U.S. government agencies such as the Department of Defense and NASA, is opening an office on the Wichita State University campus in fall 2020.
8-Jul-2020 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Personal choice regarding health risks will dictate demand for air travel at the holidays

With holiday travel season on the horizon, a just-released annual forecast from Dean Headley, co-author of the Airline Quality Rating, offers new insights into making travel plans in these extraordinary times.
17-Sep-2020 2:00 AM EDT

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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