WSU http://kmuw.org en Opera Stars Samuel Ramey and Alan Held Join WSU Music Faculty http://kmuw.org/post/opera-stars-samuel-ramey-and-alan-held-join-wsu-music-faculty <p></p><p>Voice and opera students at WSU will have the opportunity to study with two international opera stars beginning this fall.</p><p>Samuel Ramey, a renowned and celebrated opera talent and the most recorded bass in history, and Alan Held, an international opera star and one of the leading bass-baritone singing actors today, will join Wichita State's music faculty.</p><p>As announced in a <a href="http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/wsunews/newsrelease/?nid=2364">press release</a> on Tuesday, Ramey will have a daily presence on campus throughout the year.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Aileen LeBlanc & Hugo Phan 28918 at http://kmuw.org Opera Stars Samuel Ramey and Alan Held Join WSU Music Faculty 1,100 Expected To Turn Out For Kansas Science Olympiad http://kmuw.org/post/1100-expected-turn-out-kansas-science-olympiad <p>The Kansas Science Olympiad takes place in Wichita Saturday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Students from 30 middle and high schools across the state will compete in events like bridge building, thermodynamics and robotics.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Wichita State University has hosted the O</span>lympiad<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for 26 years.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:25:43 +0000 Kate Clause 15231 at http://kmuw.org 1,100 Expected To Turn Out For Kansas Science Olympiad Bardo Formally Inaugurated As President Of WSU http://kmuw.org/post/bardo-formally-inaugurated-president-wsu <p>After more than three months on the job, Dr. John Bardo&nbsp;was formally inaugurated Friday as the 13th president of Wichita State University.</p><p>Bardo gave his inaugural address to a crowd of faculty, staff, students, state officials and community members– including former WSU President Don Beggs and Gov. Sam Brownback.</p><p>He said it is more clear to him than ever that the fortunes of Wichita State and those of the greater Wichita area are linked.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 11:13:39 +0000 Briana O’Higgins 7099 at http://kmuw.org Bardo Formally Inaugurated As President Of WSU New WSU President Bardo Wants To Explore Private Partnerships, Grow Campus Area http://kmuw.org/post/new-wsu-president-bardo-wants-explore-private-partnerships-grow-campus-area <p></p><p class="p1">On July 1, John Bardo became the 13th president of Wichita State University.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">He previously served as the chancellor of West Carolina University for 16 years.</p><p class="p1">KMUW's Carla Eckels talks with President Bardo about his ties to WSU and formulating a strategic plan for the future.</p> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels 4219 at http://kmuw.org New WSU President Bardo Wants To Explore Private Partnerships, Grow Campus Area WSU Holds Farewell Reception For The Beggs http://kmuw.org/post/wsu-holds-farewell-reception-beggs <p>A farewell reception for Wichita State University President and First Lady, Don and Shirley Beggs was held Thursday on campus.</p><p>A room in Koch Arena was filled with well-wishers, faculty and staff wearing black and gold, the Wu Shock, cheerleaders, all wanting to express their appreciation for the Beggs.</p><p>For 13 and a half years, the couple tirelessly supported WSU.</p><p>Bobby Gandu was a student during their tenure and is now WSU’s Director of Admissions. He says the Beggs are going out with style, grace and a lot of respect and pride for the institution.</p> Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:48:30 +0000 Carla Eckels 721 at http://kmuw.org WSU Holds Farewell Reception For The Beggs