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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.

Joe Mazzara

Dec. 05, 2023 Joe Mazzara is a GSA serving as the assistant director of 鶹ƽ State Esports, an opportunity that initially drew him to WSU. He was also a featured guest on the September 2023 episode of President Rick Muma's "Forward Together" podcast. After graduating with his master’s degree, he plans to pursue additional education by pursuing his doctorate.

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Nov. 6, 2023 — Two 鶹ƽ State University organizations have established a solid presence in Alabama’s largest metropolitan area.

Hallie Fritz

Oct. 26, 2023 - Support from the Rudd Scholars program helped Hallie Fritz adjust to college and find internships. She is active in the St. Paul Catholic Student Center and works at Credo Coffee Shop. 鶹ƽ State is proud of its role helping Rudd Scholars pursue passions and realize dreams in the state’s largest city.

Leslie Rudd Learning Center at League 42

Oct. 25, 2023 - 鶹ƽ State’s Rudd Scholars work with youngsters in the “Bright Lights Educational Enrichment Program” at the Leslie Rudd Learning Center at League 42’s McAdams Park baseball complex. Each afternoon, several of them work on math skills with students in fifth through eighth grade and literacy with students in kindergarten through fifth grade.

Innovation Campus aerial

Oct. 19, 2023 — The Association of University Research Parks (AURP) has awarded 鶹ƽ State’s Innovation Campus with the 2023 Emerging Research Park Award at its annual international conference held this week.

WSU student Cat Kee at National Stage Combat Workshop

Oct. 17, 2023 - WSU seniors Emily Redfield and Cat Kee attended the National Stage Combat Workshop in Ruston, La. The three-week course offered instruction, testing and certification with weapons such as swords, shields, firearms, rapiers, daggers and quarterstaffs.

Kian Williams

Sept. 26, 2023 - Kian Williams, a junior at 鶹ƽ State University, is helping the Kansas Aviation Museum chart its future. The work researching aviation connects with the background that shaped a love for history. Williams volunteered at the Reno County Museum as a youngster.

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.

Rudd Scholar Alia Michaelis

Sept. 14, 2023 - Rudd Scholar Alia Michaelis studied in a hospital in Argentina and works in biochemical research lab while at 鶹ƽ State University. 鶹ƽ State is proud of its role helping Rudd Scholars pursue passions and realize dreams in the state’s largest city.

Amy Nguyen

Sept.14, 2023 - Amy Nguyen uses the Rudd Scholars networking and mentoring programs at 鶹ƽ State. She made lifelong friends and participated in numerous campus activities. 鶹ƽ State is proud of its role helping Rudd Scholars pursue passions and realize dreams in the state’s largest city.

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.

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.

Innovation Campus

July 20, 2023 - As 鶹ƽ State University’s Innovation Campus approaches its 10th anniversary, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities is recognizing the Innovation Campus’ role in cultivating research and innovation. The APLU today named 鶹ƽ State University as one of five finalists for its 11th annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University Awards.