March 28, 2022 — The executive vice president/provost search committee welcomes the WSU community to attend upcoming open forums for the three candidates as they visit campus.
March 16, 2022 — Further expanding its reach of access and affordability, Wichita State University has added 11 cities to its Shocker City Partnership — meaning eligible students from those cities are offered in-state tuition rates to attend WSU.
Graphic image with black background and WSU logo and image of Bhisham Sharma, an assistant professor in aerospace engineering, and Shuang Gu, an associate professor in the department of mechanical engineering.
March 14, 2022 — Two Wichita State researchers and a student group have been awarded the John A. See Innovation Award. The award is given each year as a way to recognize novel ideas that have the potential to meet a market need and attract further funding once they have advanced through the early prototyping phase. Examples of supported costs are prototype development, design, product testing, and market analysis.
Image of The team at NIAR WERX completed ground vibration testing in February 2022.
March 14, 2022 — Things are shaking in Wichita with the Kansas Modification Center’s 777-300ERCF conversion program at Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR). The team at NIAR WERX completed ground vibration testing last month.
Picture of Sonia Greteman and Chris Brunner.
March 9, 2022 — Art facilities at Wichita State have changed little since Sonia Greteman and Chris Brunner attended college here in the early 1980s, and they want to ensure future art students have a learning environment that inspires them.
Image of a B-1B Lancer being towed to WSU's NIAR Facility.
March 9, 2022 — On March 9, 2022, the B-1 System Program Office (SPO), Tinker AFB, OK awarded a six-year, $100 million follow-on contract to Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) to continue the B-1’s Digital Engineering (DE) transformation. The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) helped form the strategic partnership and created a flexible contract structure, which allows NIAR and the B-1 SPO to adapt requirements real time to meet critical warfighter needs. 
Image of a heat map from the study. There is a woman in the middle with a red highlight on a Zoom session which is meant to show that people spent the most time looking at her (because she was a councilor who talked a lot). The other areas show various highlights of yellow and blue to show where people looked more or less.
March 9, 2022 — Ever wonder what other people are looking at during Zoom or WebEx meetings? Turns out so do several researchers.
PIcture of Tom Gentile.
March 7, 2022 — Tom Gentile, president and CEO of Spirit AeroSystems, has been named as the newest member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for Wichita State’s W. Frank Barton School of Business. As a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board, Gentile will provide guidance on the Barton School’s strategic direction, innovative curriculum, impactful student experience and industry engagement. The current board is comprised of 50 diverse industry leaders from around the country.
Stephanie and Matt Clark
March 7, 2022 — In 2006, two former Wichita State students traveled to Ukraine to teach for the Peace Corps. Locals asked if the Americans knew Britney Spears. They helped them learn a language. They welcomed them with foods such as borscht and layered salads with beets, eggs and mayonnaise.
Nelsen Peterson, a 1990 Wichita State graduate, in Kharkiv in 2014.
March 4, 2022 — The dark blue Kharkiv baseball shirt hangs over the whiteboard in Nelsen Petersen’s classroom as a history lesson and a statement of support.