Wichita State University's College of Engineering and University United Methodist Church on April 22 will dedicate a new roof-top solar array on the church located across the street from the WSU Campus. The $70,000 installation that will generate up to 10 kilowatts was funded by a grant from Westar Energy.
The Sunflower, Wichita State University's student-run newspaper, took home 36 awards at this year's Kansas Collegiate Media conference, including first place overall and journalist of the year in the four-year collegiate category.
The Honors College at Wichita State University will be named the Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College in recognition of a gift of $4.75 million from the longtime WSU supporters to help develop some of the university's highest-achieving students.
Wichita State University will host Watkins Visiting Professorship guest lecturer Les Johnson for two lecture events: first for the scientific community at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, in Jabara Hall (Room 128); then for a public talk at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in Lindquist Hall (Room 100).
For the 25th consecutive year, Wichita State University has led the way in the researching and reporting of the annual Airline Quality Rating, the nation's longest running study of airline performance quality.
Acclaimed organist and pianist Tate C. Addis, a Wichita State alumnus currently studying at the Yale Divinity School's Institute of Sacred Music, will perform on Tuesday, April 14, as part of the School of Music's 2014-15 Rie Bloomfield Organ Series.
Wichita State University is hosting the SBIR Road Tour from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, on the second floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. The event is a national outreach effort to convey federal technology funding opportunities.
Wichita State University's School of Performing Arts Dance Program is performing an original experimental dance theater event, "Brave New World," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, April 15-18, rotating through several locations on the main WSU campus.
The Kansas Procurement Technical Assistance Center at Wichita State University was recently recognized for making an impact on the Kansas business community with the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Center's Human Impact Award.
The Center for Economic Development and Business Research, part of Wichita State University's W. Frank Barton School of Business, has completed a study of the regional export potential Wichita has to the surrounding areas. The full report can be found at www.ExportMarkets.cedbr.org.
A W. Frank Barton School of Business program at Wichita State University has been named the No. 10 most affordable health care administration degree on the "Top 20 Affordable Master's Degrees in Healthcare Administration 2015" list.
Academe recognizes grants, honors, awards, presentations and publications, new appointments, new faculty, sabbaticals, retirements and deaths of or current and former colleagues at Wichita State University.
Wichita State University's School of Music and School of Performing Arts present Carlisle Floyd's "Cold Sassy Tree," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9-Saturday, April 11, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, Miller Concert Hall.
Wichita State University grad student Jennifer Francois is conducting research that studies the ways in which infants' eyes track their mothers' faces -- a small detail that can have a big impact on a child's foundation for future language development.
Organizers of the Blueprint for Regional Economic Growth a 10-county economic development effort, held a town hall meeting Thursday, April 2, in Newton, Kan., to present initial findings and develop a plan for future action.
Wichita State's Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR) has planned its first Wichita Industry Research Exchange, featuring a presentation and panel discussion on the aging workforce in manufacturing economies. The event will take place from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, in Room 180 of Hughes Metropolitan Complex.
Organizers of the Blueprint for Regional Economic Growth (BREG), a new 10-county regional economic development effort, will hold an introductory town hall meeting 9:30 a.m.-noon, Thursday, April 2, at the Meridian Center, 1420 E. Broadway Court, Newton, Kan. Wichita State University is a sponsor of the BREG initiative.
Wichita Collegiate School senior Essence Dickinson has been named the Linwood Sexton Scholarship recipient for the 2015-16 academic year at Wichita State University. The four-year, full-ride scholarship provides tuition and fees, on-campus housing and a book stipend that has opened the door for Dickinson to be involved with on-campus extracurricular activities while obtaining her college education.
More than 1,000 Kansas middle and high school students from 70 different schools will put their creative and scientific skills to the test Saturday, April 4, in the 28th annual Kansas Science Olympiad tournament, hosted by Wichita State University.
Wichita State University has announced plans for a major commitment to downtown Wichita with the creation of WSU Old Town, a complex of facilities and services located in the popular entertainment district.