Image of Airbus 321 on flightline at NIAR with door open.
May 25, 2022 — The WERX program at Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Precision Aircraft Solutions have reached an agreement to work cooperatively on modification, maintenance and engineering for various Boeing and Airbus aircraft.  
Concept image of the exterior of Woolsey Hall.
May 25, 2022 — The Woolseys have made an additional gift from their trust of $1.3 million to Wayne and Kay Woolsey Hall at Wichita State University. A portion of the gift will be used to create the Kay Woolsey Garden, with the remainder going toward the Woolsey Hall Technology Fund.
May 24, 2022 — Alia Michaelis is working in several Wichita-area hospital emergency rooms to record patient-physician interactions. This applied-learning opportunity is helping prepare her for a career in medicine.
May 19, 2022 — As part of the consolidation plan with WSU Foundation (WSUF), the WSU Alumni Association (WUAA) Board of Directors voted to dissolve 501(c)(3) May 12. The passage of this resolution follows the board’s decision in March to proceed with plans to consolidate with the WSU Foundation.
Esports students standing near red carpet
May 18, 2022 — After winning the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship, the Wichita State Varsity Esports Valorant team qualified for a direct bid to compete in the Collegiate Esports Commissioners Cup, a milestone for WSU's Esports program.
Members of the Shocker and local community are invited to the City of Wichita’s weekly briefing at 10:45 a.m. Thursday, May 19 at the Redbud Trail head at Oliver and 17th Street to celebrate the project. The event will celebrate the new signage at the Redbud Trail walk and bike trail, which is part of the Redbud Trail Activation project. The signage was funded by Wesley Healthcare.
May 17, 2022 — Wichita State University is working with a group of community organizations to make a popular pathway more welcoming and accessible to Wichita walkers and bikers.
Explore Wichita State. An on-campus audio tour through the history of shocker nation with collage of historical Wichita photos of people.
May 13, 2022 — Listen to an audio tour that explores WSU history. Join KMUW's Carla Eckels on a campus audio tour as she discusses Wichita State's rich history. The seven-stop tour starts at the Ulrich Museum of Art and ends at the Carnegie Columns at 17th and Fairmount.
Picture of U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development (EDA) Alejandra Y. Castillo visited Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research.
May 12, 2022 — U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development (EDA) Alejandra Y. Castillo visited Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research Wednesday to learn more about university and community efforts to transform the regional economy. Castillo, along with a delegation from the EDA and Small Business Administration, including regional administrator Vercie Lark, toured NIAR’s Advanced Technologies Laboratory for Aerospace Systems (ATLAS) alongside WSU President Rick Muma, WSU senior vice president for Industry and Defense Programs John Tomblin and WSU associate vice president of strategic initiatives Debra Franklin.
Mock up image of Shocker Success Center with students surrounding building.
May 11, 2022 — Former Wichita State University students might remember Clinton Hall as a dark and cold building, but starting in September, it will begin its metamorphosis into the bright and welcoming Shocker Success Center.
The College of Health Professions’ human simulation laboratory features Syndaver cadaver manikins, ultra-high-fidelity synthetic simulation models that are made entirely out of silicone.
May 11, 2022 — The Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Health Professions (CHP) met April 29 to discuss the significant impact of simulation and robotics on the training of healthcare professionals.  A major limitation to training in most health professions programs has been the ability to identify and recruit hospitals and health clinics to provide practical experience working with patients in a clinical setting.