Cindy Claycomb has been named director of Wichita State University's newly formed WSU Ventures. Claycomb is completing a term as interim dean of the W. Frank Barton School of Business. She will begin as director of WSU Ventures on Sept. 2.
A group of Wichita State University fine arts students recently had the opportunity to participate in Canta in Italia, a month-long summer program for singers wishing to study voice and Italian language in Tuscany, and for teachers with an interest in Italian culture and opera.
Six Midwestern universities, including Wichita State University, are sponsoring a national conference in Omaha on Sept. 11-12 to explore the important role of physician assistants in the changing world of health care.
Wichita State University President John Bardo has outlined a major expansion of the WSU campus to support job creation and a university strategy based on innovation. In a presentation to faculty and staff, Bardo described plans that will transform the Braeburn Golf Course into an Innovation Campus serving students, companies and the community.
The "TED Radio Hour" will join the KMUW - Wichita Public Radio Schedule starting 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, replacing "Selected Shorts." The show combines portions of TED Talk lectures with studio interviews.
Wichita State University Professor Michael Birzer traveled throughout Kansas researching the effects of how minority citizens experience racial profiling in the state. His research was commissioned by the Governorâ€™s Taskforce on racial profiling. Birzer is scheduled to present his findings at the 4th Annual Statewide Civil Rights Symposium. The event sponsored by U.S. Attorney General Barry Grissom. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Wichita State's Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 East 29th St. N.
Wichita State University has completed an agreement with Extra Space Management Inc. to lease a parking lot at 21st Street and Oliver. The lot will serve as the university's primary park-and-ride option with quick WSU Shuttle System service to the main campus.
Sandra Bibb brings 40 years of nursing experience to her new job as Wichita State University's dean of the College of Health Professions. Her focus is on community health and plans to model interprofessional education and collaboration to make WSU the leader in health care education.
College students have plenty of questions. Thanks to OneStop, students at Wichita State have a go-to-resource for fast, accurate answers and student-focused support for virtually all WSU-related needs. The creation of Wichita State University's OneStop, an important development for overall student success and satisfaction, opens Wednesday, Aug. 6, in 122 Jabara Hall.