March 7, 2022 — A number of sports organizations, including those in European club football and tennis, have levied sanctions against Russia in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine. The Associated Press recently approached Usha Haley for her opinion.
March 3, 2022 — Usha Haley's research covering the difficulties of identifying opportunities in emerging markets was recently covered in a thought-leadership article by IQ Insigniam Quarterly on Emerging Markets. Insigniam is a global consulting firm for large organizations.
February 25, 2022 — The Food Institute, a leading think tank in the food industry, recently approached W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business and professor of management Usha Haley. They asked Haley about her views regarding how the food supply chain and consumers will be affected by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
February 24, 2022 — Wendy Veatch, manager of the Barton School's Professional Edge program, was invited to present on "The Future of Rural Entrepreneurship Research" at the 2022 Small Business Institute (SBI) Annual Conference in Charleston, South Carolina Feb. 24-26.
Poster image with yellow red and green featuring text 'Art That Touches Your Heart and Black Educator Hall of Fame. Charcoal drawing of a crowd of people under the text.
February 21, 2022 — Dr. Marche Fleming-Randle, vice president and chief diversity officer at Wichita State, will be inducted into the Black Educators Hall of Fame at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Rhatigan Student Center.
Picture of Dr. Edil Torres River.
February 21, 2022 — The American Counseling Association (ACA) announced Feb. 16 that Dr. Edil Torres Rivera, professor of Counseling and director of Latinx Studies at Wichita State, has been elected to serve as the ACA’s president-elect beginning July 1. Rivera will begin serving as the ACA’s 72nd president on July 1, 2023.
Winning design of the mission patch contest includes the names and acronyms of organizations collaborating on the satellite: Wichita State University, Marshall Space Flight Center, NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts, NanoAvionics, and South Dakota State University. The project is called SNAPPY, short for Solar Neutrino and Particle Physics.
February 16, 2022 — Students in grades 6-12 recently participated in a design contest for a CubeSat mission patch—part of a NASA grant project that includes Dr. Nickolas Solomey’s research on solar neutrinos. Patch design entries included themes and elements to represent Wichita State, NASA and particle physics. The runners-up and winning design were chosen by Solomey and his team of graduate students working on the solar neutrino project.
Picture of Dr. Jenny Pearson.
February 8, 2022 — Dr. Jenny Pearson, Wichita State professor of sociology, has been elected president of the Midwest Sociological Society. The society is a nonprofit, regional, professional society dedicated to building community among sociologists and to advancing sociological knowledge, teaching and practice for social scientific purposes and social betterment. A number of Wichita State University faculty and students attend the conference and present their research each year.
CARE Team graphic containing December 2021 and January 2022 data. December graph includes academic year (August 1 through December 31), 2020-2021 had 333, whereas 2021-2022 had 530, resulting in an increase of 59.16%. For the month of December (December 1 through December 31), 2020 had 31 and 2021 had 41, resulting in a 32.26% increase. For January, the academic year (August 1 through January 31) 2020-2021 had 354 and 2021-2022 had 584, resulting in an increase of 64.97%. The month of January (January 1 through January 31) 2021 had 21 and for the year 2022 there was 50, resulting in a 138.1% increase.
February 8, 2022 — For December 2021, Wichita State's CARE Team had an increase of 59.16% through the academic year of Aug. 1 through Dec. 31, 2021. There was also a 32.26% increase when comparing December 2020 and December 2021. 
February 4, 2022 — While State Upward Bound Math-Science (UBMS) program at WSU focuses on preparing students for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, their students also have a creative side. Recently, four Wichita State UBMS participants were published in the Mikrokomos program. Nayeli Villalobos and Setarah Soureshjani; Alissa Brown and Kenly Nicolas-Estrada, UBMS alumni, submitted writing samples they developed during their summer 2021 creative writing class. The class was taught by Robert Yates Wichita State graduate instructor.