Fairmount College Newsletters

The Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Newsletter is published twice a year, and is sent to all Fairmount College alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the college. Each issue contains information about faculty, staff and student accomplishments and a message from the dean. All material is copyrighted and the property of Wichita State University. You may download past issues at the links below:

Fall 2023 Newsletter

Fairmount College Engages the Community through industry and nonprofit partnerships; Dean's Message; Science Olympiad National Tournament brings thousands together on campus to celebrate science; Staff Spotlight: Jill Fisher; College outreach and recruitment activities help develop the talent pipeline; Anthropology outreach activities encompass wide range of ages; Student accolades; Professor Incentive Review; Faculty and Staff Accolades; In Memoriam; Briefs

Fall 2023 Newsletter

Spring 2023 Newsletter

American Sign Language Degree Meets Student, Community and Employment Demands; Dean's Message; Associate Dean Takes Strides to Reduce the Equity Gap; Student Wins Prestigious Grant, Plans to Finish Novel; Two Fairmount College Alumni Become Hall of Fame Inductees; EPA Awards Environmental Finance Center $10 Million Grant for an Environmental Justice Center; Spotlight on Funding; Student accolades; Senior Honors Awards; Faculty and Staff Accolades; In Memoriam; Retirements; Annual Report

Spring 2023 Newsletter

Fall 2022 Newsletter

ATF Center to Provide Research and Applied Learning Opportunities; Dean's Message; Youngmeyer Ranch Building Serves Researchers, Withstands Prairie Environment; Communication Student’s ‘Reading Solar Probe’ Captures Hearts to Win NASA Challenge; Regents Distinguished Professor Named; Student accolades; Faculty and Staff Accolades; In Memoriam; New Faculty Hires

Fall 2022 Newsletter

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Research Experiences Strengthen Undergraduate Education; Dean's Message; Faculty Spotlight: Alex Middlewood; Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Opportunities; Emeriti Faculty; Department of Women’s, Ethnicity, and Intersectional Studies Expands Curriculum; 2022 Tenure and Promotion Candidates; Faculty and College Awards; Become More Internal Campaign to Highlight Liberal Arts and Sciences Education; In Memoriam; Student Accolades; Faculty and Staff Accolades; Annual Report

Spring 2022 Newsletter

Fall 2021 Newsletter

NASA-Funded Project to Study Sun's Neutrinos from Low-Earth Orbit; Dean's Message; Professor Hopes to Make Medical Visits Safer for Spanish Speakers in Kansas; WSU to Host 2023 Science Olympiad National Tournament; In Memorium; Student Accolades; Faculty Accolades; New Faculty Hires; Sabbaticals for 2020-2021; Fairmount College Inducts Three into Hall of Fame

Fall 2021 Newsletter (PDF)  Fall 2021 Newsletter (Webpage)

Spring 2021 Newsletter

Combining quantum computing with artificial neural networks: A new frontier; Glossary of quantum computing terms; Faculty spotlight: Elizabeth Behrman; Dean's message;  In memoriam; Faculty and staff retirements; Wichita State, KU Law partner to create LEAD accelerated program; Professor and former student to change reading experience for visually impaired; Museum studies students apply knowledge to the aviation world; Convergence Science Initiative update; Student accolades; Faculty accolades; Annual report

Spring 2021 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Fall 2020 Newsletter

COVID-19 course content gives students opportunities for real-life applications; A sampling of COVID-19 class content; "Perspectives on the Pandemic" features faculty views on COVID-19; Fairmount College faculty named awardees in Convergence Sciences Initiative; "Somos de Wichita: We are Wichitans;" Three new certificates developed for space sciences, environment and sustainability, and Latin American and Latinx Studies; Happy birthday, Fairmount College!; In memoriam

Fall 2020 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Study Abroad leads to academic personal and wordly growth; Fairmount College Study Abroad programs; Other Study Abroad options at Wichita State; Wichita State professor uses public scholarship to help readers understand issues in Latin America; Faculty Spotlight: Dinorah Azpuru; Fairmount College inducts three into Hall of Fame; In memoriam; Annual Report

Spring 2020 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Texas archaeological site offers additional skill-building opportunities; Who are the Caddo?; Faculty spotlight: Crystal Dozier; WSU professor wins prestigious national science award; Faculty-produced movie premiered at local film festival; In memoriam. 

Fall 2019 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Ethics shape, influence space exploration; Faculty spotlight: Jim Schwartz; WSU professor, student team up with Ocean Spray; President John W. Bardo; In memoriam

Spring 2019 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Liberal arts and sciences changes, enriches lives; Spotlight on the dean; In memoriam.

Fall 2018 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Matson takes long view of career, Fairmount College; Law Enforcement Training Center brings WSU, city and county together; Advantages of the LETC partnership; Programs in criminal justice; In memoriam

Spring 2018 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Fall 2017 Newsletter

WSU professor, students continue research on archaeological discovery; Faculty spotlight: Don Blakeslee; Youngmeyer Ranch permanently protected with conservation easement; The land around Youngmeyer Ranch; Life on the ranch; Grants; In memoriam.

Fall 2017 Newsletter Accessible Version

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Public affairs is for everyone; Centers of the Hugo Wall School for Public Affairs; Faculty spotlight: Sam Brown; Graduate research explores glioblastoma tumor cells invasion in 3D environments; In memoriam

Spring 2017 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Fall 2016 Newsletter

The role of the media in maintaining democracy; National fact-checking websites; Faculty spotlight: Jeff Jarman; Holmes Museum educates and serves students and community

Fall 2016 Newsletter  Accessible Version

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Local and community history program tied to connections and place; Faculty spotlight: Jay Price; Racial profiling research leads to policy changes; Raising funds to make a difference; In memoriam.

Spring 2016 Newsletter  Accessible Version