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Brittany Wojciechowski

Dec. 05, 2023 Brittany Wojciechowski is currently working for Jacobs Space Exploration Group doing contract work for the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. She was also a featured guest in the May 2023 episode of President Rick Muma’s “Forward Together” podcast. While at WSU, Brittany conducted numerous research projects, including as part of the AeroFeathers team. She will receive her Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering this fall as a first-gen student.

Fall 2023 enrollments for WSU and WSU Tech

Sept. 27, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University's efforts to transform the educational experience for students and redefine the role of a university to foster statewide economic growth have yielded remarkable results: the highest enrollment in its 128-year history.

Greg Heiman and Murphy Ownbey hold a FireaPoint sign in front of a yellow background with black letters that spell out

Sept. 19, 2023 — Through the inaugural Student Practical Architecting Challenge (SPARC), FirePoint Innovations Center at 鶹ƽ State University awarded nearly $40,000 to two student-based teams for their novel innovations in devising future-ready, modular and adaptable software systems to support the Department of Defense's (DOD) Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) initiative.

Students working on handrails for Koch Arena

Sept. 5, 2023 - 鶹ƽ State University students designed handrails for Charles Koch Arena and producing around 400 for installation. The applied learning project will make walking up the arena stairs safer for fans and is a response to surveys and listening sessions.

A WSU engineering student works with a Ecuadorian village to take measurements for a bridge.

Aug. 28, 2023 — Through the 鶹ƽ State University chapter of Engineers without Borders, three Shockers recently began the process of working with the rural community of Mercedes de Agua Sucia in Manabi, Ecuador, to build a pedestrian bridge that will give residents safe passage to the main road and nearby cities to sell the goods and products from their farms, shop in nearby El Carmen, and for children to attend school.

Dr. Shuang Gu

Aug. 3, 2023 — Bolstered by a $2 million National Science Foundation grant, a group of 鶹ƽ State researchers is hoping to create a paradigm shift from the use of harmful nitrous oxide-based fertilizers to more eco-friendly nitrogen fertilizers that would reduce greenhouse gases.

鶹ƽ State students

July 28, 2023 - Eight students representing six WSU colleges recently participated in the Lead for Tomorrow Leadership Academy in the Cohen Honors College. Five faculty members led the interdisciplinary course presenting content from their field focused on the theme “Connected Leadership: Creating a Community of Leaders.” Students then were tasked to apply course content to challenges presented by local community partners.

Applied engineering student

July 17, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University’s College of Engineering has updated one of its programs to create a more strategic career pathway for its graduates and meet the needs of business and industry. Effective fall 2023, the new applied engineering program — formerly engineering technology — has been adapted based on feedback from employers and alumni.

Accessible Design projects

July 11, 2023 — The Accessible Design course concerned 鶹ƽ State University junior Reagan Kelley at first. She wasn’t an engineering major and wasn’t sure what she could contribute. The payoff at the end of the project made it worthwhile. Kelley, an exercise science major, and three other students modified an all-terrain wheelchair for a nine-year-old boy who outgrew the chair’s previous dimensions.

Kyle Walter

May 4, 2023 — Kyle Walter interned at Deloitte's Smart Factory @ 鶹ƽ while he was a student, and he'll be working at the company full-time after graduation. 

Richard Whitehill

May 4, 2023 — Richard Whitehill is one of more than 2,200 students eligible for spring 2023 graduation. Learn more about his time at 鶹ƽ State and what's next for the grad.

Ryan Walter

May 4, 2023 — Ryan Walter says his applied learning opportunity at Deloitte's Smart Factory @ 鶹ƽ helped him create a connection between what he learned in the classroom and the real world.

Ashley Bland and Maria Jimenez

May 3, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University’s Gateway to IP applied learning program gives students the opportunity to learn about a career as a patent agent. Rob Gerlach from the Office of Tech Transfer created the program “with the purpose being to increase 鶹ƽ’s IP IQ.”

鶹ƽ State campus

May 1, 2023 — In the most recent graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, 鶹ƽ State University’s College of Engineering continued its steady ascent, landing in the 47th spot for the 2023-24 academic year. Additionally, the College of Health Profession’s physician associate program is debuting in the rankings at No. 65.

Irene De Giacomi Leite

May 1, 2023 — Irene De Giacomi Leite is one of more than 1,500 students eligible for spring 2023 graduation. Learn more about his time at 鶹ƽ State and what's next for the grad.