2017 included the opening of a state-of-the-art professional production space, Shocker Studios.

Jan 17, 2018 — By Sydney Payne — 2017 was a successful year for Wichita State University. Here are some of the most popular stories!

Wichita State unveils a new online degree for students interested in Homeland Security. The degree was approved Wednesday, Dec. 20, by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Dec 21, 2017 — By Sydney Payne — Wichita State is unveiling a new online degree that will offer students a broad overview of Homeland Security and the operations behind the job.

Dec 20, 2017 — By Jamie Stoskopf — Recent nursing graduate Cody Forsberg is carrying on the legacy started by his grandfather, who graduated from WSU with two nursing degrees in the 1970s.

GoCreate Member Patrick Walsh uses found materials to create unique pieces of art and furniture.

Dec 19, 2017 — By Sydney Payne — GoCreate, a Koch Collaborative, offers a range of machinery and equipment to its members, including welding equipment, a plasma cutter and a laser engraver. It was the access to these tools, along with the work space, that attracted local artist Patrick Walsh to the makerspace.

Wichita State department hours vary over the holiday break.

Dec 18, 2017 — By WSU News Services — Wichita State University's holiday shutdown will begin Friday, Dec. 22, and go through Monday, Jan. 1.

Jan 2, 2018 — By WSU News Services — George Bousfield, Lawrence M. Jones Distinguished Professor, biological sciences, was awarded a five-year renewal of a grant that will potentially yield over $8 million to conduct research that could affect fertility diagnosis and treatment for millions of women.

One of the winning student teams, with team members Christian Ammerman, Mikah Betterton, Maggie Brown, Noah Foster, Thanh Nguyen.

Dec 5, 2017 — By WSU News Services — Five student teams from Wichita State won the university's second annual Koch Innovation Challenge. The annual competition was held Friday, Dec. 1, and supports the College of Engineering in fostering a culture of creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and teamwork among students.

Last fall, the Student Veterans Organization collected supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Marine Michael Bearth helped unload three pallets of water bottles to send to Houston.

Dec 1, 2017 — By Sydney Payne — Whether it's helping with homework, painting a picture as a gift for a fellow SVO member's spouse or providing hurricane relief, sophomore and U.S. Marine Michael Bearth is always ready to lend a helping hand. That's why he joined the Student Government Organization, to do right by his fellow veterans.

Participants perform strength training with elastic resistance bands during a WellREP class at the Linwood Senior Center.

Nov 30, 2017 — By Jamie Stoskopf — Wichita State faculty and students offer free WellREP exercise classes for older adults in the Wichita area.

Nov 28, 2017 — By WSU News Services — Less than four months into its new Teacher Apprentice Program, Wichita State's College of Education is one step closer to the goal of helping curtail the Kansas teacher shortage.