Wichita State to hold commencement ceremonies May 17-18
May 14, 2013 11:07 AM
Senior found opportunity for involvement, success at WSU

To have a well-rounded university experience, students are often encouraged to participate in activities outside of classes. Senior Laura Schlapp has heeded the advice, taking advantage of the opportunities that Wichita State has provided her.
Contact: Laura Schlapp, 316-789-5576 or laschlapp@gmail.com

WSU premedical student focuses on underserved parts of Kansas

Karissa Gilchrist plans to help others by someday becoming a doctor. The Wichita State senior not only wants to practice medicine, but also hopes to offer convenient health care to people living in low-populated areas of the state.
Contact: Karissa Gilchrist, 316-259-5709 or kgilchrist33@yahoo.com

WSU senior finds success in aerospace engineering program

His pleasant demeanor presents an unassuming college senior at the beginning of the rest of his life, but most seniors at Wichita State didn't grow up moving in and out of a war zone. For Tharindu "TJ" Jayaratne, it was a fact of life. As a native of Sri Lanka, he lived in danger nearly every day because of the 30-year-long civil war in the country.
Contact: Tharindu "TJ" Jayaratne, 316-299-1677 or tharijay@gmail.com

Graphic design senior lands internship at space astronomy program

In June, Wichita State University senior Sara Crowdis will travel to Baltimore for an internship at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI). But, Crowdis isn't a science major; she will graduate with a graphic design degree.
Contact: Sara Crowdis, 316-680-2442 or sarac0507@hotmail.com
Westar Energy power systems lab dedicated
WSU Choral's annual Candlelight Concert, Nov. 30, Dec. 1
Friend, jailer of Nelson Mandela to speak at WSU
New WSU group helping refugees in Wichita
Statement about Fairmount Park arrest
'Shock' waves in Wichita
'Honor Diaries' film, reception for Muslim activist, Dec. 1
WSU Percussion stages elaborate, non-stop event
WSU forum addresses university, area safety concerns
Two 2018 NCAA tourney games to be played in Wichita
New type of internships open opportunities for WSU students
WSU research uses nanoparticles for cancer therapy
New outreach seeks more veterans for WSU jobs
Wichita State names Matson as dean of liberal arts and sciences
October Academe
Student's app wins Hackathon contest
HOPE coming to Wichita State's CAC Theater Nov. 13
Landscaping department beautifies campus
NIAR assists NASA, NIA with sensor research
KMUW Pledge Drive complete
KMIC rolls out with new state mentoring guidelines
WSU lab commissioned to conduct research for TheraBand
New software created at WSU targets usability of mobile devices
'Zombie Math' challenges high school students
Grant to reward innovative business ideas
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