Audio: Wichita State physics professors lead students to new frontiers in the areas of nano particles, superconductivity, and quantum neural network research. The physics department also brings the universe home to Wichita at the Lake Afton Public Observatory.
Video: With more than 20 fraternities and sororities at Wichita State, Greeks bring life to the WSU campus—and do their share of charitable fundraising. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity raised more than $1,000 in 2004 for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Sedgwick County with its annual tricycle race.
Audio: Wichita State boasts Kansas’ most complete offering of fine arts programs, including painting, sculpture, music, dance, theatre, graphic design, and the state’s only musical theatre program.
Video: The National Institute for Aviation Research, located on the WSU campus, uses virtual reality, 3D prototyping, mechatronics and biomechanics laboratories, and one of the nation’s finest wind tunnels to perform research and development for the aviation industry.
Audio: More than 2,500 boisterous students, faculty, and staff gather for convocation every August in Koch Arena to warm up their Shocker spirit and cheer in the new school year.
Video: WSU provides students with a rich and comprehensive offering of financial aid resources, including the three largest scholarships in the state of Kansas.
Audio: WSU’s College of Health Professions offers programs in medical technology, nursing, physical therapy, dental hygiene, physician assistant, and the state’s only undergraduate and graduate degrees in public health sciences.
Video: Located in Kansas’ largest city, Wichita State offers its students training and career opportunities at four major medical centers and a variety of specialty hospitals and clinics.
The deafening roar of more than 10,000 frenzied Shocker fans fills Charles Koch Arena each fall during basketball season. Renovated in 2002, the facility has become a jewel of the WSU campus. WSU’s Martin H. Bush Collection is one of the nation’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibits, with scores of masterpieces adorning every corner of the campus. Included in the collection is the Grafly Sculpture Garden, which provides a classical backdrop for peaceful study and quiet contemplation.
As the premier business school in the state, the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University has been the driving force behind some of the brightest minds and biggest ideas of the past 80 years. With the broadest range of degrees and unmatched opportunities for internships and cooperative education experience, Barton School students leave college ready to take on the world. It's because of this preparation that employers across the state continue to indicate a preference for hiring Barton School graduates.
From degree programs you can't find at any other state school to the face-to-face interaction of students and professionals, no other school in Kansas has as much to offer as Wichita State. WSU's College of Fine Arts combines the instruction of internationally acclaimed artists, the inspiration of a campus adorned by masterpieces, and the endless opportunities for real-world experience to create an environment where students not only study art‹they live it.