Image of Youngmeyer Ranch
September 26, 2022 — For the past two years, Krista Ward, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences field biologist, has conducted research at the privately-owned Youngmeyer Ranch in Elk County, located about an hour from Wichita. 
Image of Presidnet Rick Muma.
September 26, 2022 — This month's issue of Forward Together starts off with a message from President Rick Muma about how Wichita State fits into the New University model. Additional items include the following:
Image of aerial view of Cessna Stadium.
September 26, 2022 — The Wichita State University Board of Trustees approved funding for the first two phases of the renovation of Cessna Stadium last week. The timing of the demolition and renovation will be scheduled to avoid interruption of high school and Wichita State track and field meets.
Image of Basil Hourani, co-founder and former CEO of Pulse Systems Inc. and co-founder and executive partner of Capital7, has been named as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University for the fall 2022 semester.
September 23, 2022 — Basil Hourani, co-founder and former CEO of Pulse Systems Inc. and co-founder and executive partner of Capital7, has been named as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University for the fall 2022 semester.
September 23, 2022 — Brian Umbenhauer and Geoff Tuff, principals at Deloitte, are joining forces to become the joint Executives-in-Residence at the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University for the fall 2022 semester.  
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September 23, 2022 — The Tallgrass Film Festival has become a staple in Wichita’s arts community during the past 20 years, engaging audiences with world-class programming in a celebration of cinematic arts. The festival is known for connecting film-savvy audiences with cutting-edge filmmakers from all over the world, providing a unique experience throughout the four-day festival. This year, Wichita State student Corri Newman will be added to the list of distinguished filmmakers who have contributed to the festival’s legacy.
Image of Alexander Sterzing standing in front of rocket.
September 21, 2022 — Alexander Sterzing is a member of Wichita State’s rowing team and involved in other activities such as the International Buddy Program and Christian Challenge. Alexander, from the Houston area, majors in aerospace engineering and works in the NASA Jump Start Program.
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September 21, 2022 — Brianna Smith, a computer engineering junior, is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is applying her student skills as a research analyst at FirePoint. While there, Brianna has led development of STEM education programs where she can use her coding and leadership experience.
Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Kevin Dao; Major- Accounting; Program- Global Entrepreneurship Experience ; Location- Bayonne, France Summer 2022
September 19, 2022 — Learn more about Kevin Dao's study abroad experience in France during summer 2022. Kevin shares how his program will prepare him for the future and how valuable his study abroad experience is for his future career in business.
Study Abroad Student Spotlight: Alia Michaelis; Major- Biochemistry; Host- Universidad de Belgrano; Location- Buenos Aires, Argentina Summer 2022
September 19, 2022 — Learn more about Alia Michaelis' study abroad experience in Argentina during summer 2022. Alia shares why she chose to study abroad for Spanish and in the healthcare field for her classes.