Creative Endeavors: Research, Grants and Innovation


Wildlife viewing is one of the fastest growing wildlife-related recreation activities in the U.S., and those who live within driving distance of PSU will have opportunities to learn more about it this fall, thanks to a continuing partnership between the Biology Department and the Sperry-Galligar Audubon Society.   
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materials advancement students


The region's economy took a significant step forward with the announcement of a $3 million federal grant by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.),
 to find ways to use sustainable materials to create products that can be commercialized.  Full story






Sure, GPA matters when you’re applying to veterinarian school. A decent GRE score also helps. But it’s equally important to have experience working with animals in a professional setting and networking with those in the field.  
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clean energy study


As experts across the nation continue to grapple with environmental challenges, students right here in Pittsburg are conducting research that could provide clean energy solutions.  
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Marissa Vail


Marissa Vail has been accepted by the KCU Partners Program — a competitive early admission program for KCU Medical School that allows selected students at PSU to streamline their education.  
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Pitt State is offering a new emphasis in the Bachelor of Integrated Studies that will prepare graduates to lead innovation in healthcare systems.  
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comm students


For the first time, students in the Department of Communication at Pittsburg State University will graduate with professional certifications in social and digital media in addition to their degrees.  
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sim hospital


A groundbreaking ceremony for a building that will help usher in a new era of nursing education was held Thursday at Pittsburg State University.  
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media production at sporting event


Media production students from Pittsburg State University have been honored with nine Kansas Association of Broadcaster’s Awards in various categories during this year’s state competition.  
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Computer Science


As demand grows for developers, new degree and local partnership provide pipeline.  
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Scientists, farmers, and county extension agents from across the region will gather in Southeast Kansas for three days in February to uncover the details of every challenge, large and small, that producers face from sunup to sundown.  
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Tiger Mural


The mural movement in Pittsburg continues with the latest one to be completed on a business: a 12-foot by 29-foot tigress created by Pittsburg State students that has drawn a great deal of attention on social media and in traditional media. 
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plastics solution


Improvements brought to our world by plastics have also brought a few challenges, like how to more sustainably create them and how to more efficiently recycle them. To that end, a team of researchers in the Kansas Polymer Research Center at Pittsburg State University are joining forces with the University of Delaware and KU.  Full story




Worsley brothers


Paul Worsley is a biology pre-med major and the lead researcher for a project that seeks to find a better way to deliver cancer fighting drugs. And his twin brothers Adam and Caleb, a biochemistry major and a cellular and molecular biology major, are part of his team.  
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soybean field


A $1.4 million federal grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology will help the Kansas Polymer Research Center at Pittsburg State University develop and promote new polymeric materials and plastics processing capabilities — all with an eye toward creating new jobs in the region.  
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