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.
Types of Research
Enhancing the specialized skills of our future healthcare workforce while addressing health problems in general and underserved populations.
Preparing students with essential and critical skills for the 21st century while reaching beyond traditional ways of researching by merging subject, culture, and technologies.
Improving psychological, physical, and emotional outcomes of people through focused research on attitudes, motivations, and justification of actions within society.
Building a more diverse workforce, WSSU's rigorous and beneficial scientific research contributes important knowledge to STEM fields.
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
December 06, 2023
Not only is Wilson now leading the WSSU Campus Activities Board (CAB) as president, but his college experience has landed him at the White House – not once, but twice – and next year he will be headed to California to pitch a product concept to NASA.
November 29, 2023
In February 2023 the Winston-Salem State University Chancellor’s Executive Staff issued a request for proposals for faculty and staff to create programs designed to improve undergraduate student success outcomes focused explicitly on student retention, student engagement, student belonging, and student debt load.
September 05, 2023NASA has awarded $1.3 million to three N.C. HBCUs including Winston-Salem State University for data science and artificial intelligence research.