Stacy Christie

Stacy Christie was recently hired as the project director for the Wichita Biomedical Campus.

Stacy began her role in Facilities Planning on April 1 and helps with the coordination between Wichita State, University of Kansas and WSU Tech, along with the construction company.

She has worked at various architect firms for the last 20 years, including Tessere, Schaefer Architecture and HFG Architecture, and she earned her a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas State University.

Stacy was also recently featured in the Wichita Business Journal’s “10 minutes with…” series (a subscription is required view the article).

Leaders from across the State of Kansas break ground on the site of the Wichita Biomedical Campus

Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday, May 8 to celebrate the start of Phase One construction on the new Wichita Biomedical Campus, a $300 million, 471,000-square-foot joint health sciences center in the heart of downtown Wichita.

The Wichita Biomedical Campus is a joint project between Wichita State University and the University of Kansas. Once complete, the campus will combine WSU’s College of Health Professions programs, including its Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic, WSU Tech’s health care program and the Wichita campuses of KU School of Medicine and KU School of Pharmacy — all into one location.

“The Wichita Biomedical Campus is a tangible expression of our dedication to advancing health care through collaboration and innovation,” said President Rick Muma. “By bringing together researchers, health care professionals and industry leaders, we’re creating an environment where groundbreaking discoveries can thrive and where collaboration sparks innovation. This campus will be at the forefront of transforming health care, ultimately improving the lives of countless individuals.”

A rendering of the Wichita Biomedical Campus with the text, You are cordially invited to attend the Wichita Biomedical Campus Groundbreaking May 8 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Shocker community are invited to attend the groundbreaking for the upcoming Wichita Biomedical Campus at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8 on the southeast corner of Broadway and William.  

Representatives from Wichita State, University of Kansas and elected officials, will provide remarks beginning at 11:15 a.m., and a reception will follow in NICHE, 124 S. Broadway. 

RSVPs are requested by 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 1.

A rendering of what the Wichita Biomedical Campus will look in downtown Wichita

Phase One of the Wichita Biomedical Campus, being built in the heart of downtown Wichita, now has its official look.

Renderings created by Helix Architecture + Design and CO Architects show the 8-story, 350,000-square-foot building that features a 3-story pavilion, classrooms, labs, student success center, lounges and study spaces, offices and meeting spaces.

This marks the first phase of the joint health sciences project between Wichita State University and the University of Kansas. Once built, the Wichita Biomedical Campus will combine WSU’s College of Health Professions and Speech-Language-Hearing ClinicWSU Tech’s health care program and Wichita campuses of KU School of Medicine and KU School of Pharmacy into one location.