Forward, Together is designed to keep you informed on important university issues. It is a collaboration among offices on campus.

 
Students on campus
In the fall, we reported our fall-to-fall retention rates, which track specific cohorts of students over time. An equally important measure of retention, sometimes referred to as "grit," is term-to-term persistence. We have seen a steady increase in persistence from fall to spring.
Memorial wreath for Dr. John Bardo
Faculty, students, colleagues and friends took the time to reflect on the life and impact of President John Bardo.
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One of the university's big pushes this semester has been encouraging students from WSU and other area colleges to take summer classes. Extending a student's education into the summer months helps them graduate faster, improve their GPA and explore other areas of interest.

WuShock in the Earth Pod
Brady Hatter sees the university campus as a giant garden. And every garden, he says, is a potential gallery in need of art. In April, WSU's placemaking efforts moved forward with the latest artistic contribution campus, the Earth Pod.
 
Students at candlelight vigil

Wichita State University will soon start the first Muslim Greek organization in the state of Kansas. Starting this summer, Mu Delta Alpha Sorority Inc., started in 2014 at the University of Dallas, will expand to WSU.

Felipe Oliveira
Felipe Lima de Oliveira wanted to help support his family back home in Brazil. Now, as only a freshman in college, the Wichita State student is chasing that dream through his homegrown company, Wichita Brazilian Gourmet.
Marshall Johnson

Thanks to an internship at Martens Appraisal, senior Marshall Johnson already has a job lined up when he graduates this month.

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To keep the Wichita State community up to date on issues important to the university, each week a live briefing is held on campus. Everyone is welcome to attend.