High school students Ryan Lee from Wichita and Amy Lightfoot from Colorado Springs have won Wichita State University's Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships. They will receive $13,000 a year for four years to attend Wichita State, a total of $52,000 each.
Mike Ross' marketing class for sports management students at Wichita State, managed a social media campaign to lure ESPN's GameDay to campus. Now that Game Day is confirmed for the WSU/Northern Iowa game on Saturday, the class turned its sights toward boosting attendance at the event.
Wichita State University's College of Engineering awarded 11 high school seniors more than $200,000 in Wallace Scholarships on Friday, Feb. 20. Each scholar will receive a four-year renewable scholarship for a total of $20,000. The Wallace Scholarships are in addition to their merit award offerings.
The Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs at Wichita State University has finished a 227-page assessment of the Wichita Police Department focused on the themes of communication training, technology, recruitment and community relations.
The School of Performing Arts Theatre is hosting playwright Eric Coble in residence at Wichita State University during its run of Coble's play, "The Dead Guy." Coble will be featured at a reception following the opening-night performance Feb. 19, and at a workshop from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.
Wichita State University is inviting all faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the community, to attend a roundtable discussion regarding play therapy from 1-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in Hubbard Hall, Room 105.
On Monday, the Kansas House Education budget committee voted to remove $1 million in FY2016 and FY2017 funding from Wichita State University's National Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Research (CIBOR). Although there are many steps left in the state budget process, WSU President John Bardo and Via Christi Health President and CEO Jeff Korsmo both urged committee members to restore the funding.
Wichita State University's Rhatigan Student Center is launching a fundraising drive Feb. 18-May 17 to raise money for the Dragon Master Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated changing the way cancer research is conducted.
Normally students transferring to a university in the spring don't have many options when it comes to scholarships. Wichita State University has decided to change that. Starting this spring, WSU awarded $96,000 to 115 new incoming transfers.
Wichita State University professors Jibo He and Barbara Chaparro continue to find ways to be creative and innovative -- this time inventing a device that could have positive ramifications in the medical field and beyond.
Wichita State University and Wichita Area Technical College have entered into a partnership agreement to create a joint Associate of Arts degree -- called Shocker Pathway -- that would assist students who want to begin their coursework at WATC and finish their AA degree, or beyond, at WSU.
Wichita State University's School of Performing Arts Theatre presents "The Dead Guy," a satire about reality TV and the public's obsession with other people's lives, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb 19-21, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 22, at Wilner Auditorium.
For the fifth consecutive year, Wichita State University ranks first among the nation's universities in industry-funded aerospace engineering research and development expenditures, according to newly-released National Science Foundation data.