Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, April 16th through Sunday, April 22nd, 2018:
Join the headspace of Wichita State University’s 2018 graduating class of fresh, young graphic designers, doers and thinkers. April 28th from 6 to 10 p.m. at Shift Space Gallery on Commerce Street.
What’s gender? What is sexual preference? What is the experience of coming out like? Have questions about the Drag Show? Come found out from our panelists with CutH8 on the 25th of April at 2pm -3pm, at RSC 256. In collaboration with the office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title XI
Our final reading of the year honors Wichita State’s 44th graduating class of MFA Creative Writing students. The 2018 class will read selections from their work, with fiction by Matthew Garner, Chance Swaim, Annmarie Woods, and Josh Zimmerer, and poetry by Katie Amundsen, Nicole Byrne, Shannon Nakai, and Toni Loeffler. Writing Now/Reading Now: MFA Graduate Reading Sunday, April 29. Reception starts at 1:30 p.m. Reading begins at 2 p.m.
Ginger Minj, the self proclaimed Glamour Toad, will be hosting the 8th Annual Drag Show with area Kings & Queens. Come experience the sass and fashion of the queens and kings of the night! Free to WSU students with Shocker ID (one free ticket per student) $8 faculty/staff $10 general admission $5 for kids 12 and under Tickets may be picked up/purchased in WSU Student Involvement, RSC 216 while supplies last. Cash or Check only. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for pre-sale ticket holders & 7:00 p.m. for everyone else.
Research Coordinator Position open in the McNair Scholars Program. If interested please contact the office for all qualifications and responsibilities. Office #: 316-978-3139 or come by Grace Wilkie Annex Rm 173.
The McNair Scholars Program is a graduate preparation program for first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students. The program provides scholarly research, GRE preparation, application completion, mentorship, academic advising and writing development. For more information, contact the McNair office at 316-978-3139, via email at McNairScholars@wichita.edu, or find us online at www.wichita.edu/McNair.
Student Activities Council is hosting its 25th Annual Family Carnival on Saturday April 21st from 1PM to 4PM at the Rhatigan Student Center East Courtyard! Family Carnival is a fun-filled day that includes games, inflatables, a petting zoo and more!
Want to determine the impact of your research? Want to get a head start on preparing your tenure and promotion dossier? Come to the University Libraries’ Citation Searching and Altmetrics for Faculty and Other Researchers workshop from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 in Room 217, Ablah Library.
Are you graduating this spring? Commemorate this achievement with a commencement t-shirt! Your name will be listed on the back with all the other Spring 2018 grads. Pre-order online at www.wsubooks.com under the “Graduation” tab (for pick-up at graduation) or purchase at the Bookstore’s Koch Arena souvenir store during commencement. For more information, call 316-978-7490.
Save the date for the University Bookstore’s Spring Patio Sale! From 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26, on the RSC North Patio, you will find great deals on Shocker gear for all the Shockers in your life.
Make sure to follow the Multicultural Greek Council on all of our social media outlets! The Multicultural Greek Council houses 10 Multicultural Greek organizations at WSU. These organizations are based on service, scholarship and brotherhood/sisterhood. For more information, contact our email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Try the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes April Burger of the Month, the Hangover Burger! It’s topped with a fried egg, bacon and American cheese. Available for the month of April only, so swing on by!
April brings great bowling deals exclusively for members of the EAT.DRINK.PLAY. Rewards program in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes! Members can enjoy $1 bowling games on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the month. Shoe rental is not included and availability may vary due to special events and group reservations. Joining our rewards program is both free and easy! Visit us for details.
En Mas’ curator Claire Tancons will speak on Tuesday, April 24. Reception is at 5:30 p.m. The talk will start at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Spring Exhibition Opening – Music, dance, parade and pageantry fill the evening of our spring feast of our opening exhibition, “EN MAS: Carnival and Performance Art of the Caribbean”. Explore the galleries and venture amongst the works of nine exhibition artists as they explore that history of performance art related to the traditions of Caribbean Carnival. Saturday, April 21, 7 – 9 p.m. at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. is hosting their annual Clothesline Project on April 30, 2018 from 10 a.m.-12:30 in the Rhatigan Student Center Room 142. The Clothesline Project is a campaign that brings awareness to the unique stories and experiences of survivors of gender-based violence within the community. For more information, please contact Sarah Myose at email@example.com.
Join the members of Sigma Psi Zeta Sorority, Inc. to raise awareness about dating violence through their annual Red Flag Campaign on Tuesday, April 24 from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. in the RSC 1st floor! Decorate a flag and learn more about the red flags of dating violence at this unique event! For more information, please contact Sarah Myose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A great opportunity to structure relaxation into your week, Keep Calm and Breathe On will teach relaxation, mindfulness and meditation techniques, with the overall goal of managing stress, increasing well-being and leading a healthier life. Every Wednesday 12:15-12:45 p.m. in RSC 257.
Customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices using this citation management software provided by WSU. The “Endnote Optimization Strategies” workshop is from Noon to 1:15 p.m. on April 20 in RM 217, Ablah library, and is included in the Graduate School Professional Development Series.
Learn how to search for images, music, and videos that are free from copyright and legal restrictions so you can share, modify, or repurpose them for any creative project. We will discuss Creative Commons, public domain, and other alternatives to restricted material then explore various resources and tools for finding free media online. “Finding Freely Available Media.” Thursday, April 19 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
A guest panel from WSU Ventures will discuss next steps for inventors who need fund, develop, commercialize, or license their product. The workshop will be on April 24 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on the lower level of Ablah Library.
Learn how to search for patents in some of the library’s subscription databases such as SciFinder Scholar and Google Scholar. Databases are accessible to students, staff, faculty, and community users. Community users may only be able to access the databases in the library using the designated community user computers on the first floor. “Patent Searching for STEM Research.” Tuesday, April 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Ablah Library, Room 217.
Join Community Service Board in Mentoring Mondays! Volunteers are needed to provide tutoring for youth in variety of subjects. No tutoring experience is required. To volunteer, please visit wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer.
Wu Lifts was a success! We would like to thank everyone for participating as well as our sponsors.