Forward Together is a podcast hosted by Wichita State University President Rick Muma. In each episode, Dr. Muma and his guests discuss the aspirations and inspirations that drive Wichita State to be one of the nation’s most innovative public universities, known for providing impactful student experiences and driving prosperity for the people and communities we serve.
Hosted each month during the fall and spring semesters.

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A new podcast about all things Shocker Nation has launched on November 11, 2021.
“Forward Together” will be hosted each month during the fall and spring semesters by President Rick Muma.

The “Forward Together” podcast celebrates the vision and mission of Wichita State University. In each episode, President Muma will talk with guests from throughout Shocker Nation to highlight the people and priorities that guide WSU on its road to becoming an essential educational, cultural and economic driver for Kansas and the greater good.

The podcast borrows its name from the monthly campus/community newsletter, “Forward Together.” The podcast is an opportunity to hear about similar university topics first-hand from President Muma and his guests. There is also a video version of the podcast available.

How to listen: “Forward Together” is available at Spotify, Amazon Podcasts, Apple Podcasts (iTunes), and www.wichita.edu/ftpodcast, Coming soon, it will also be available wherever you get your podcasts. When you subscribe, you’ll be notified when new episodes drop.

Recent Submissions

  • Episode 6 – LatinX Food, Culture and Community in Wichita 

    Muma, Richard D.; Navarro Serrano, Jose Enrique; Del Águila, Rocío (Wichita State University, 2022-05-02)
    Celebrate the food and culture of the LatinX community with WSU President Rick Muma in the latest episode of the “Forward Together” podcast. Dr. Muma speaks with WSU faculty members and LatinX cultural researchers Dr. ...
  • Episode 5. Innovation at Wichita State 

    Muma, Richard D.; DeFrain, Darren; Raza, Khalid (Wichita State University, 2022-04-05)
    On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests commemorate Innovation Month by discussing a few of the exciting innovations developed by WSU faculty and alumni. Special guests ...
  • Episode 4. Research at Wichita State 

    Muma, Richard D.; Laubach-Hock, Melinda; Pugh, Coleen (Wichita State University, 2022-03-09)
    Learn about some of the cutting-edge research being done at Wichita State University in our March Forward Together podcast. To celebrate Women's History Month, President Rick Muma speaks with Dr. Melinda Laubach-Hock, ...
  • Episode 3. Providing Access to Higher Education 

    Muma, Richard D.; Rolfe, John; Brown, Isaac (Wichita State University, 2022-02)
    On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests discuss WSU’s priority of making higher education accessible and how it helps build a stronger community and a stronger Kansas. ...
  • Episode 2. Year in review 

    Muma, Richard D.; Chang, James; Morgan-Monk, V. Kaye (Wichita State University, 2021-12-15)
    On this episode of the Forward Together podcast, WSU President Dr. Rick Muma and his guests reflect on and celebrate all that Wichita State University has accomplished in 2021. Special guests include James Chung, founder ...
  • Episode 1. Digital Transformation 

    Muma, Richard D.; Hargrove, Dean; Miller, Rodney (Wichita State University, 2021-11-11)
    The “Forward Together” podcast celebrates the vision and mission of Wichita State University. In each episode, President Rick Muma will talk with guests from throughout Shocker Nation to highlight the people and priorities ...