February 10, 2023 — Leanne Caret — a Wichita State University alumna, former executive president of Boeing, and former president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) — is serving as the Sam Bloomfield Distinguished Engineer in Residence for the College of Engineering at WSU for 2023. She will provide industry knowledge, insight and guidance to students and faculty.
Photo of Carline Tallent getting ready to bat at a softball game.
February 10, 2023 — Caroline Tallent has big goals for herself. The mechanical engineering major at Wichita State University hopes to someday become an Air Force pilot or astronaut — perhaps even work at NASA.
February 10, 2023 — The Wichita State University College of Engineering is hosting an Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) event, commonly known as Girl Day, for high school girls from Wichita Public Schools. The event is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Shirley Beggs Ballroom on the third floor of the Rhatigan Student Center.
February 8, 2023 — A consortium of four local institutions (Wichita State, WSU Tech, Newman University and Friends University) is bringing Dr. Gina Ann Garcia to Wichita for the talk “Becoming Hispanic-Serving Institutions,” at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Newman's DeMattias Performance Hall. Her talk includes a 30-minute question and answer session.
Photo of Maley Hansen in front of a WSU poster that says "This is Shocker Nation"
February 2, 2023 — The Barton School recently spoke with Maley Hansen, senior at Wichita North High School and future Barton School of Business student, who was named one of three 2023 Gore Scholars.
January 27, 2023 — A recent PBS "News Hour" story highlights the role Wichita State University plays in the arts community of Wichita.
A photo of Sethuraman Panchanathan, National Science Foundation director, with President Rick Muma, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, Waruna Seneviratne, ATLAS direct, and John Tomblin, senior vice president for Industry and Defense Programs and NIAR executive director.
January 27, 2023 — The director of the National Science Foundation visited Wichita State University last week. The Honorable Sethuraman Panchanathan toured Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research, WSU Tech and the National Center for Aviation Training as a guest of U.S. Senator Jerry Moran. The tours focused on demonstrating how Wichita State partners with industry to educate and train students for the workforce through applied learning.
Photos of the recipients of the 2023 Harry Gore Memorial Scholarship, Maley Hansen, Lesly Hernandez and Jayden Island.
January 27, 2023 — Wichita State University has selected the 2023 recipients of the Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships. Each student will receive a $64,000 scholarship to attend Wichita State University in August 2023.   The 2023 Gore Scholars are:
Photo of the finalists in the Wichita State Distinguished Scholarship Invitational.
January 24, 2023 — Wichita State University has selected the top 14 finalists in the annual Distinguished Scholarship Invitational:
January 20, 2023 — Navigating an unfamiliar building can be discouraging and difficult to persons with disabilities. A team of Wichita State University researchers is in the early stages of developing digital maps to help accessibility indoors, where GPS or satellite systems often don’t work. In December, the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator Track awarded a Wichita State-led team a $750,000 grant to gather information and create digital maps of indoor spaces that could be used by persons with disabilities.