WSSU faculty and students engage in life changing research for our communities by exploring ways to improve daily life, health, and economic opportunities for diverse populations. Our primary research areas of impact include: Health Science, Humanities, Social Science and STEM.
450 Students Supported
$52.9 M Awarded
11 Research Centers
Researchers engaged with our centers and institutes have opportunities to solve community based problems and really make a difference. Together, we are addressing the economic and social challenges that impact our region, North Carolina and beyond.
We're preparing students to become the next generation of scientists, social scientists, and health practitioners. There are opportunities for all students, faculty and community to be involved in research at WSSU.
WSSU Research In the News
May 18, 2022Winston-Salem State University’s Astrobotany Lab provides undergraduates with opportunities to work with NASA and shadow scientists and researchers at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.
May 09, 2022STEM careers generate more than two trillion dollars in revenue, support 67 percent of jobs in the United States, and Winston-Salem State University is leading the charge to prepare the next generation of STEM leaders.
WSSU Center for the Study of Economic Mobility selected for prestigious Fair Housing Breaking Barriers Award
April 11, 2022What began as a “startling” revelation to Winston-Salem State University economics professor Craig Richardson five years ago has developed into a community-changing program that has been selected for one of Winston-Salem’s most prestigious community awards.