The Bernard Osher Foundation has endowed the Wichita State program through a $1 million grant. Endowment means the 2-year-old program will become a permanent one, offering an estimated total of $50,000 each year to 20 to 25 students.
Wichita State University's Center for Entrepreneurship and Meritrust Credit Union are teaming up to present a forum on serial entrepreneurship, "Start It, Grow It, Sell It: Three Perspectives on Serial Entrepreneurship," from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at WSU's Devlin Hall, Room 107.
The 16th Annual Kansas BEST robotics competition, designed to inspire and motivate high school students toward careers in engineering, science and technology, will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in Hartman Arena. Kansas BEST is sponsored by Wichita State University's College of Engineering.
Sponsored by Watermark Books, Wichita State University will host a talk about the power of fiction in forging and sustaining a democracy by No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Azar Nafisi at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at the CAC Theater.
In recognition of the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the School of Community Affairs is teaming up with the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Kansas to bring U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom to the Wichita State University campus at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Hubbard Hall, Room 209.
Expanding on its relationship with Wichita State University, NetApp -- a Fortune 500 company with offices in Wichita -- is now offering a class at WSU that will allow students to better understand a range of data storage technologies.
Following a national search, Shirley Lefever-Davis has been named dean of the College of Education at Wichita State University effective Oct. 12, according to Tony Vizzini, provost and senior vice president.
The Wichita State University School of Performing Arts Theatre will present William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, "Julius Caesar," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 16-18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, in Wilner Auditorium.
The Wichita State University School of Nursing, American College of Nurse Midwives and the Wichita Birth Alliance will show the premiere screening of "Microbirth" at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex at 5015 E. 29th Street N.
The Kansas Board of Regents has approved the creation of a stand-alone Biomedical Engineering Department and the renaming of the bachelor's degree in bioengineering to the bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering.
Wichita State University has been awarded a nearly $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to purchase laboratory equipment for the experiential engineering building, the first planned building on the Innovation Campus.