ItemWichita reveals rendering for downtown's Wichita Biomedical Campus(Wichita State University, 2024-01-19) Strategic CommunicationsThe first phase of the Wichita Biomedical Campus involves constructing an 8-story building situated at the southeast corner of Broadway and William in downtown Wichita. The building will house programs from Wichita State University, WSU Tech, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy, fostering collaboration and synergy among these institutions. Construction for the first phase is slated to commence this spring, with completion scheduled for 2026. ItemWSU’s Shocker Success Center: An oasis of opportunity(Wichita State University, 2022-05-11) Strategic CommunicationsConstruction on the Shocker Success Center is expected to begin in September 2022. The center will house 17 student services that are currently scattered across campus in 10 buildings. ItemWSU wins $750K NSF grant to improve graduation rates among low-income engineering students(Wichita State University, 2022-10-12) Strategic CommunicationsAs Wichita State University celebrates record enrollment, the university is bolstering its student success initiatives to increase graduation rates. As part of those efforts, the National Science Foundation has awarded WSU researchers $750,000 to increase persistence rates among low-income engineering students, particularly those who are interested in advanced manufacturing careers. ItemWoolsey Hall, new home of the Barton School of Business, opens for classes soon(Wichita State University, 2022-08-12) Strategic CommunicationsMembers of the media were invited to Woolsey Hall on Aug. 22, 2022, the first day of classes to celebrate opening of Wayne and Kay Woolsey Hall, new home of W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University. Woolsey Hall is focused on creating an environment for students and faculty that inspires collaboration, innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset. Its location on the Innovation Campus will nurture applied learning experiences with partners and businesses active there. ItemWichita State receives $1 million in funding to assist local small businesses(Wichita State University, 2022-08-04) Strategic CommunicationsThe City of Wichita has announced the award of $1 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support Wichita State University’s Office of Innovation and New Ventures formation of the Small Business Digital Transformation (SBDT) Program, which will address technology gaps in the local business ecosystem.