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Nov. 29, 2023 — The first carrier-neutral Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Kansas is slated to be located at 鶹ƽ State University, improving internet access, affordability and speed for WSU, Innovation Campus and Shocker Neighborhood users and for users across much of Kansas.

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

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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.

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Sept. 28, 2023 — Kansas home values will continue to appreciate in the coming year, according to the 2024 Kansas Housing Markets Forecast series published by the 鶹ƽ State University Center for Real Estate.

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Sept. 21, 2023 — The U.S. Small Business Administration awarded $150,000 to 鶹ƽ State University to assist in providing resources and support for small businesses and startups focused on STEM and research and development.

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Aug. 4, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University and WSU Tech are key drivers of economic growth, fueling job creation, fostering industry partnerships, and supporting local businesses — and the numbers prove it. According to the 2022 Economic Impact Study, WSU and WSU Tech’s total economic impact in Kansas in 2021 was $1.3 billion.

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Aug. 1, 2023 — The 鶹ƽ City Council approved a plan today that will move forward a project between 鶹ƽ State University and the University of Kansas to build a 471,000-square-foot health sciences center in the heart of downtown 鶹ƽ.

America's Seed Fund/ SBOR-STTR. Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. 2023

May 18, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University was awarded $50,000 in prize money to catalyze relationships and develop Growth Accelerator Partnerships.

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April 14, 2023 — 鶹ƽ State University’s Environmental Finance Center is one of 17 locations selected to establish an Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center. This new center will promote environmental and energy justice in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and adjoining Indigenous nations.

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March 16, 2023 — WSU Tech President and Vice President of Workforce Development at 鶹ƽ State University Dr. Sheree Utash testified before the U.S. Senate’s Commerce Committee on Aviation on Thursday about the growth of the aviation industry and the increasing demand for highly skilled aviation workers.

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March 13, 2023 — The Innovation Campus, which is a physical extension of the 鶹ƽ State University main campus, is one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing research and innovation parks, encompassing over 120 acres and is home to a number of global companies and organizations.

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March 9, 2023 — The U.S. Army has awarded 鶹ƽ State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) a $100 million contract to advance and modernize the army’s ground transportation fleet.

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Feb. 22, 2023 — Braeburn Square on 鶹ƽ State University’s Innovation Campus is transforming the dining and shopping scene in 鶹ƽ. With four new tenants — Sesame Mediterranean Kitchen, Jersey Mike’s, Two Hands Corn Dogs and Pedego 鶹ƽ — the shopping center is fully occupied and fast becoming a hub for all 鶹ƽns to gather, feast and shop.

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Nov. 7, 2022 — In recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) has designated 鶹ƽ State University as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University.

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Oct. 7, 2022 — 鶹ƽ State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released an updated employment forecast for 鶹ƽ, Kansas City, Topeka and the state of Kansas.