Image of students wokring at table at Expanding Horizons Workshop.
October 6, 2022 — Middle school girls from the surrounding area will get the chance to explore STEM careers at the 10th annual Expanding Your Horizons workshop Saturday, Oct. 22, at Wichita State University ’s Hubbard Hall.
October 6, 2022 — Last week, the WSU Foundation welcomed faculty, staff and donors to the grand opening celebration of Wayne and Kay Woolsey Hall, the first new academic building on WSU’s campus in more than 25 years.
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September 29, 2022 — The September 2022 issue of the Research & Innovation Newsletter is now available. In this issue, learn more about WSU being awarded $51 million to advance smart manufacturing, how COVID research at WSU will inform the design of antiviral drugs and how WSU recently received $1 million in funding to assist local small businesses.
Image of A wreath placed at the Memorial '70 monument on the Wichita State campus, which honors the 31 lives lost on Oct. 2, 1970 in a plane crash.
September 28, 2022 — At 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, Wichita State will host the 52nd observance of Memorial '70, the annual ceremony that honors the 31 WSU football players, administrators and supporters who died in a 1970 plane crash in the Rocky Mountains. It will take place at the Memorial near 18th and Hillside.
Image 1970s scrap books.
September 28, 2022 — More than 50 years after a plane crash killed 31 people on the way to a Wichita State football game, there are still more stories to tell from that tragic day. Diana Krestel – whose husband was a member of WSU’s football team in 1970 — recently compiled and designed three scrapbooks that tell the story of college, loss of life and living with the aftermath of the Oct. 2, 1970 crash.
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September 27, 2022 — Scott Redler, co-founder of Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, is the newest member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University. “Wichita has been my home for decades and I’ve seen the amazing opportunities this city and its commitment to entrepreneurship has provided,” said Redler. “The Barton School is key to fostering that entrepreneurial spirit.”
Headshot of Richard Dinkel.
September 27, 2022 — Richard Dinkel, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Koch Industries, Inc., has been named to the Dean’s Advisory Board of the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University. Dinkel becomes one of 50 diverse industry leaders from around the country.
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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.