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Graduate Research Explores Glioblastoma Tumor Cells Invasion in 3D Environments


Wichita State graduate student Pranita Kaphle is researching the migration of cancer cells in a 3D environment. She is targeting glioblastoma multiforme in the brain, a rapid spreading and aggressive high-grade tumor. Kaphle hopes to pursue a career...
5-Jan-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Student Overcomes Hearing Impairment to Graduate with Nurse Practitioner Doctorate at Wichita State University


Tracy Lindstrom didn't let any obstacles stand in the way of earning her doctor of nursing practice degree at Wichita State University. Lindstrom recently became the first student with a hearing impairment to graduate from WSU with a doctoral degree.
20-Dec-2016 1:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Doctoral Student's Social Media Research Leads to Dream Job at Facebook


• WSU student Jessica Drum has landed her dream job working at Facebook. • She got the job based on her research on how social media affects relationships. • Drum is moving to San Francisco after graduating from WSU on Sunday, Dec. 11.
13-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Local Children with Disabilities Get Help From Wichita State University Students


A collaborative effort between Wichita State University engineering and physical therapy students has provided new opportunities to three local children with disabilities. As part of the project GoBabyGo!, a retrofitting program created in 2006 by...
5-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Anthropology Team Excavates, Studies New Mammoth Tusk Discovery


A Wichita State University anthropology professor and his students are learning first-hand what it takes to painstakingly uncover what could be one of the oldest mammoth tusks ever found in Kansas.
21-Nov-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Therapy Dog Helps Ease Anxiety Among Wichita State Military, Veteran Students


For the past six months, students in Wichita State's Military and Veteran Student Center in Lindquist Hall have been falling in love with Riley, a Rhodesian Ridgeback / lab rescue dog adopted by center director Sarah Sell.
14-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Wichita State University Physician Assistant Alumnus Paves Way for Students to Practice in Puerto Rico


Wichita State University physician assistant (PA) program alumnus Troy Richardson recently completed his eight-week elective clinical rotation in Puerto Rico and helped pave the way for students in the College of Health Professions (CHP) at Wichita...
10-Nov-2016 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

WSU Center for Real Estate Releases 2017 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast


The Wichita State University Center for Real Estate has released its 2017 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast that reviews current housing market conditions in the major markets across the state.
11-Oct-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Students and Faculty Work Together to Create Smart Skin Biomedical Sensor

Researchers at Wichita State University have been awarded with a $1.125 million NASA grant to continue development of a smart skin biomedical sensor.
18-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Prices Are Lower, Demand Is Higher, So Book Early

Airline prices are lower (6 percent for the industry) than last year, but demand is strong and seats will fill quickly. Book your holiday air travel early this year to get the seat and times you want. That's the advice from Dean Headley, Airline...
6-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Wichita State Nursing Faculty Member Helping Perfect One-of-a-Kind Mobile Stroke Unit


WSU nursing faculty member Dr. Wendy Dusenbury has embarked on a new specialty practice. Because of her expertise in the area of stroke management, Dusenbury was invited to join an inaugural group of practitioners at the University of Tennessee to...
31-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT

WSU Professor Ray Hull Co-Authors New Book 'the Art of Communication'


Wichita State Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor Ray Hull has co-authored a new book, "The Art of Communication," with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.
28-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT

VIDEO AVAILABLE: Airline Quality Rating Holiday Travel Forecast: Book Early; Demand Will Be Strong for Seats

Book your holiday air travel early this year. That’s the advice from Dean Headley, Airline Quality Rating co-author and associate professor of marketing at Wichita State University.
15-Sep-2015 8:25 AM EDT

Longtime Wichita State University Professors Discuss Politics, Change


Wichita State University's Kenneth Ciboski has taught political science at WSU for 47 years. Melvin Kahn has taught political science for 45 years. Ciboski is an avowed Republican and Kahn is a staunch Democrat. But the two men prefer to handle...
7-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT

WSU Researcher Wants to Make Google Glass Safer for Drivers


With his Google Glass in place over his right eye, Jibo He, an assistant professor at Wichita State University, weaves in and out of traffic. He sneaks a peek at the Glass screen before slamming full-speed into the back of a truck. Thankfully, He...
23-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Human Trafficking: The Dark Side of the Super Bowl


30-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

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