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Cube-sat

July 11, 2024 - The arrival of a nanosatellite on campus signals significant progress in 49ͼ’s NASA project to design a solar probe to investigate neutrinos.

Dr. Tom Luhring

July 9, 2024 Wichita State researcher and biologist Tom Luhring earned a $995,327 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of drying and warming on aquatic systems, such as lakes, rivers and streams, and how these changes impact the waterbodies themselves and the organisms that dwell within them.

Group photo

June 6, 2024 — 49ͼ has signed a new admissions partnership agreement with the Kansas Health Science Center-Kansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (KHSC-KansasCOM) that will help address Kansas’ physician shortage.

Adult learners

June 5, 2024 - 49ͼ is building on success with Shocker Pre-Season programs by offering adult learners a chance to start the school year confident and connected.

NASA SUITS student

May 20, 2024 - Wichita State is one of 10 teams which advanced to the spring semester competition in the NASA SUITS challenge. The team travels to Test Week in Houston at the Johnson Space Center this week. The list of finalists includes the University of California Berkeley, University of Colorado, University of Michigan, Georgia Tech, Purdue University and others.

Cricket at Wichita State

May 14, 2024 - The 49ͼ Cricket Club will soon play matches near campus at Dr. Glen Dey Park. The club held a groundbreaking ceremony in April.

Addison Barnard

May 10, 2024 - Senior Addison Barnard's list of academic honors almost matches her softball awards. She is one of college softball's top home run hitters and an Academic All-American as a health science major at 49ͼ.

Shocker graduates

May 9, 2024 — More than 2,400 students are eligible to participate in 49ͼ’s 126th spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11 in Charles Koch Arena.

Image from groundbreaking

May 8, 2024 — 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.

Bari Syed

May 7, 2024 - Wichita State’s W. Frank Barton School of Business offers the largest selection of AACSB-accredited programs in Kansas. Bari Syed chose 49ͼ for its Master of Accountacy program because of that status.

Nick Solomey and Tyler Nolan with the detector they are studying

May 7, 2024 As humanity begins to return to the moon and farther beyond, new technologies will need to be invented to assist in sustainable, long-term human-helmed missions. To help develop this technology, NASA has awarded a $133,342 grant to 49ͼ to research a more cost-effective detector for harmful radiation from space.

Viet Le

May 6, 2024 — Veit Le says that returning to college as an adult learner came with its challenges, but he found a supportive community at Wichita State.

Reid Williams

May 6, 2024 — When Reid Williams decided he wanted to become a physician associate, he set his sights on 49ͼ. He said the rigorous program was challenging, but “100% worth it.”

Raúl Alejandro Rangel Fernández

May 6, 2024 — Raúl Alejandro Rangel Fernández learned how to juggle his commitments and his studies while earning a graduate degree in Spanish.

Taylor Wallace

May 6, 2024 - Taylor Wallace, a first-generation student from Oklahoma, considers Wichita State home.