February 3, 2022 — Usha Haley, W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business and professor of management, completed an article for a medical journal on misapplications of statistical data and techniques to make recommendations to fix this issue. The research indicates that 80% of medical doctors do not understand the assumptions underlying the statistics that they quoted. Fortune (Education) also recently quoted Haley on her research.
February 1, 2022 — The Office of Academic Affairs has announced the new members of the Emeriti Faculty. Please congratulate the following:
Abigail Devereaux presents a paper to students during an ISEG mentoring group meeting.
January 24, 2022 — Abigail Devereaux, assistant professor of economics and Institute for the Study of Economic Growth research fellow at Wichita State’s Barton School of Business, was recently named a Public Choice and Public Policy Project fellow by the American Institute for Economic Research.
Picture of Larry Burks Sr.
January 20, 2022 — Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col Larry Burks Sr., director for the Military and Veteran Center at Wichita State, received recognition for his military service and his work with the greater Wichita community at two  Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK) community celebrations Jan. 17.
January 19, 2022 — Three first-year educators from Wichita State were recently recognized by the Kansas Department of Education (KSDE) for their outstanding teaching skills through the 2022 Kansas Horizon Award program.
January 14, 2022 — Inside Higher Education recently published an opinion essay by Dr. Keith Pickus, vice president for corporate and foundation relations, Wichita State University Foundation about the similarities between managing professional employees and teaching university students. Pickus, who recently returned to a full-time faculty role after serving in various campus administration roles for 19 years, penned the essay after teaching this past spring.
January 13, 2022 — The Kansas Council for Economic Education (KCEE) has received a $20,000 grant from the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC). The KCEE is a nonprofit organization that is affiliated with all of Kansas’ six public universities and hosted by the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State. The KCEE will use the grant in providing its financial literacy programs for middle and high school students throughout the state of Kansas.
January 4, 2022 — Professions, has been appointed to a two-year term on the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education Review Panel.
thank you! because of you the hungry are fed. families are finding stability. more students will graduate. our neighbors are healthier. lives are transformed. united, we are advancing the common good. 99 shocker faculty and staff donated to this year campaign! 37,995.88 total contributions. shockers raised nearly 12% more than last year and exceeded this year's goal by 2,995.88.
December 15, 2021 — Thank you to everyone who participated in the Nov. 15-19 United Way campaign week. For the 2021 campaign, Wichita State was able to exceed its goal of $35,000 and raised more than $37,9995 in total contributions that will impact local communities. Thanks to everyone who shared the message and helped donate. Next year, we hope to raise more.
Congratulations to Cathy Moore-Jansen on her retirement!
December 10, 2021 — Associate Professor Cathy Moore-Jansen has announced that she will retire from the University Libraries at the end of December. Please use this Kudoboard link to help us celebrate Cathy’s amazing career at Wichita State with well wishes and photos.