Catch up on ‘Forward Together’ podcast

President Rick Muma’s “Forward Together” podcast is on hiatus for the summer, but that gives listeners an opportunity to catch up on previous episodes.

  • Episode one: Digital transformation — In this inaugural Forward Together podcast, we focus on digital transformation in the arts. We’re joined by Shocker alum Dean Hargrove — writer, director and producer, whose credits include “Columbo” and “Matlock — and Wichita State’s dean of the College of Fine Arts, Dr. Rodney Miller.
  • Episode two: University annual report — On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests reflect on and celebrate all that Wichita State University has accomplished in 2021. Special guests include James Chung, founder of Reach Advisors and author of the Chung Report; and Dr. Kaye Monk-Morgan, vice president of engagement and planning at Wichita State University.
  • Episode three: Providing access to higher education — On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests discuss WSU’s priority of making higher education accessible and how it helps build a stronger community and a stronger Kansas. Special guests include John Rolfe, president and CEO of the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Isaac Brown, WSU men’s basketball head coach.
  • Episode four: Research at Wichita State — Learn about some of the cutting-edge research being done at Wichita State University in our March Forward Together podcast. To celebrate Women’s History Month, President Rick Muma speaks with Dr. Melinda Laubach-Hock, director of sustainment at WSU’s National Institute for Aviation Research; and Dr. Coleen Pugh, vice provost for research and dean of Wichita State’s Graduate School.
  • Episode five: Innovation at Wichita State — In this month’s episode of the Forward Together podcast, we talk about all things innovation. Hear about the accessible comic book app WSU’s Dr. Darren DeFrain developed, and learn more about next-generation networking technology with Shocker alum Khalid Raza.
  • Episode six: LatinX Food, Culture and Community in Wichita — Celebrate the food and culture of the LatinX community with WSU President Rick Muma in the latest episode of the “Forward Together” podcast. Dr. Muma speaks with WSU faculty members and LatinX cultural researchers Dr. Enrique Navarro and Dr. Rocío Del Águila.