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Device to improve basketball shot wins student business competition

Boosted Ideas Lab, a team of four Wichita State University students, is the winner of the 2019 Shocker New Venture Competition at Wichita State University. The team's product, the Boost Hoop, is a shot-arc developer and confidence booster for...
13-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Wichita State University starting first Muslim Greek organization in Kansas

Wichita State University will soon start the first Muslim Greek organization in the state of Kansas.
24-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Fire: The Unthinkable

Following the recent fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame, Lynne Davis, the Robert L. Town Distinguished Professor of Organ at Wichita State University, has written a reflective piece, “Fire: The Unthinkable.” Davis is familiar with the cathedral...
24-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Freshman supports family by selling food from native country

Felipe Lima de Oliveira wanted to help support his family back home in Brazil. Now, as only a freshman in college, the Wichita State University student is chasing that dream through his homegrown company, Wichita Brazilian Gourmet.
19-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Team Creates Robotic 3D-Printed Hand for Local Boy

Wichita State University student Chelsea Sewell and Brian Brown, director of the Robotics and Automation Lab at WSU, created a robotic 3D-printed hand for a local boy.
27-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Student steps in to help Airbus with last-minute project need

Having direct access to students’ talent and skills is a huge part of why Airbus Americas moved to the Wichita State University campus two years ago. One of those opportunities for collaboration played out perfectly this winter when Airbus...
19-Mar-2019 1:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Wichita State University President John Bardo Dies

John William Bardo, 13th president of Wichita State University, died today (Tuesday, March 12) 2019 at Wesley Medical Center. He was 70 years old.
12-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Health equity for women in Kansas is the focus of research project

A team of Wichita State University researchers is focusing their research on health equity for women in Kansas.
4-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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


Airline quality expert explains how government shutdown affects air travel

28-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST


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


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


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


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


Craft Beer Craze Sparks Internship Opportunities for Wichita State University Biology Students

13-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

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