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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

2010 college graduate empowers girls through clothing brand

2010 Wichita State University graduate, entrepreneur, and mother, Emilee Palomino is empowering girls allover the world through her brand, Smarty Girl. This brand makes STEM designed leggingsfor girls, such as airplanes, robots, chemistry,...
5-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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An anniversary Grady Landrum chooses not to celebrate

Grady Landrum, director of disability services at Wichita State University for the past 27 years, has been in a wheelchair ever since a drinking and driving accident as a 17-year-old. Landrum’s journey is both inspirational and a testament to his...
20-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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


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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: www.gocreate.com. 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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Craft Beer Craze Sparks Internship Opportunities for Wichita State University Biology Students

13-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

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