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University Updates on Coronavirus

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.

Health Science Research

Health Science Research

Enhancing the specialized skills of our future healthcare workforce while addressing health problems in general and underserved populations.

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Health Science Research

Humanities Research

Humanities Research

Preparing students with essential and critical skills for the 21st century while reaching beyond traditional ways of researching by merging subject, culture, and technologies.

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Humanities Research

Social Science Research

Social Science Research

Improving psychological, physical, and emotional outcomes of people through focused research on attitudes, motivations, and justification of actions within society.

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Social Science Research

STEM Research

STEM Research

Building a more diverse workforce, WSSU's rigorous and beneficial scientific research contributes important knowledge to STEM fields.

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STEM Research

Annual Figures for 2018-19

417 Students Supported

81 Awards

$37.1 M Awarded

7 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. 

WSSU Research Centers

BRIC

BRIC

Conducting and strengthening biomedical research capacity at WSSU.

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CDI

CDI

Multi-campus research center, home to 4 interdisciplinary design studies.

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CSEM

CSEM

Examining racial gaps in education, employment and wealth.

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CEEHD

CEEHD

Promoting equity and social justice in health care delivery, treatment and outcomes.

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HPBL

HPBL

Human Performance & Biodynamics Lab.

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Diggs Gallery

Diggs Gallery

Gallery dedicated to the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora in NC.

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Center for Smart Financial Choices

Center for Smart Financial Choices

Empowering all individuals to achieve financial wellness.

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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.

 

Students

Students

Community

Community

Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff

Resources for Faculty

Faculty & Staff


WSSU Research In the News

  • WSSU: An economic engine in the Triad

    May 08, 2020

    In a report recently released by Professor of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, Dr. Zagros Madjd-Sadjadi, and his students, WSSU proves to be a vital pipeline of economic opportunity.
  • Research for the heart, from the heart

    February 27, 2020

    Dr. Mesia Steed, associate professor of cell and molecular biology at WSSU, discusses heart health and how she uses her heart disease research to inform others.
  • Healthy relationships and the psychology of the heart

    February 14, 2020

    Dr. Naomi Hall-Byers, a faculty expert in relationship formation and maintenance, sheds some light on the importance of healthy relationships and their effect on college students’ mental, academic and physical health.

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