Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, November 6th through Sunday, November 12th, 2017: In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, veterans and active duty military can purchase one WSU imprinted item in the University Bookstore for 20% off that day, during regular store hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Some exclusions apply. Must present military ID to participate. Thank you for your service!
In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, veterans and active duty military and their families can enjoy free cosmic bowling in the Shocker Sports grill & Lanes from 6 p.m.-Midnight. Must present military ID to participate. We thank you for your service and sacrifice!
Stop by the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes 2 hours prior to all men’s basketball games to enjoy great game day specials on food and drinks! Perfect place for pre-game for home games or to catch an away game on all of our TV’s
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, November 8 features Randy Fields Combo from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Fast Break Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
Stop by the University Bookstore from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. November 8 and 9 to find out information on class rings and to order graduation announcements. Hosted by CB Graduation Announcements/Balfour.
Ulrich Museum will host an Artist Talk: Jamal Cyrus “Close to Home” on Tuesday, November 28. Jamal Cyrus will discuss his approach to materials and his research into and interest in issues of site and history, culture, and geology. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Ulrich Museum and the program begins at 6:15 p.m. in the CAC Theater.
Join the Office of First-Year Programs and Marshallville on Friday, November 10th for Shocker Season Starter. This event will feature face painting, food, a DJ, games and prizes. We will be out in the Shocker Hall Courtyard Area from 4pm-7pm.
Non members can donate one can good and receive free admission into the Heskett Current members can donate 3 can goods for a free campus rec mug
RSVP for 2017 Fall Commencement! Graduates must RSVP online at MyWSU by November 27th at 5:00 p.m. Additional information can be found at wichita.edu/commencement.
The University Bookstore is now carrying an exclusive line of WSU and Wichita Flag tees! Show your campus and community spirit. Available in long or short sleeve and both in store and online at wsubooks.com.
Members of the Eat.Drink.Play. Rewards program in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes can enjoy a bonus discount of 10% in addition to their rewards level discount every Friday in November! Simply show your rewards card to receive the discounts. Joining the rewards program is free and easy, just stop on by!
The University Bookstore will be having a one-day-only sale of $12 sweatpants on Thursday, November 16! Available in gray or black and sizes small-3XL. Supplies are limited, so get there early! In-store only.
The Writing Now/Reading Now series presents Yannick Murphy. She is the author of ten novels, short stories, and picture books. The event will be on Thursday, November 9 at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and reading begins at 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Student Activities Council presents Family Movie on Friday, November 11th at 3 p.m. in RSC 3rd floor, Beggs Ballroom. This event is free for students with Shocker ID. Watch the classic Disney film, Monsters Inc. with snacks and fun activities like making your own monster slime! Join Sully and Mike on their adventure through Monsters Incorporated as they try to get Boo back to the human world! This movie is rated G for General Audiences of all ages For more information visit wichita.edu/sac. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Know a fantastic faculty member who deserves a shout out? Here’s your chance to let them know! The Academy for Effective Teaching urges all eligible students to vote for their outstanding faculty member at WSU. Voting for the AET Award is open Monday, October 30th through Friday, November 10th. Go to webapps.wichita.edu/FAVote to vote!
WSU School of Music master class with Angela Parrish. 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in Miller Concert Hall the cost is free. A graduate of Wichita State and Northern Colorado University, Angela Parrish now resides in Los Angeles. She is the singer in the opening song of the movie “La La Land.”
SAC, the Student Activities Council presents Brown Bag BINGO on Thursday, November 9 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Get a chance to is win a random prize from a brown bag. Bring your lunch in a brown bag and joining SAC as we play tradition BINGO for prizes ranging from laundry supplies to snacks and much more. Come and go as your please and take a break from your day to join us for some afternoon fun. For more information about the event, contact Student Involvement at (316-978-3022).
Luc Bensimon will speak about his work with BTMI (Black Transgender Men International) as well as his own story as a black trans man in Kansas. He will use his voice to empower and embrace those who feel different.
The Graduate School announces a November 10 submission deadline for Capitol Graduate Research Summit (CGRS) abstracts. Students who have research that is relevant to the state of KS have an opportunity to present a poster on their “hot topic” at the Capitol in Topeka on February 20, 2018. Cash prizes are awarded! For more information go to: Wichita.edu/cgrs See the full list of Professional Development & Community Events on the Graduate School webpage: wichita.edu/pds.
Introducing Guide – Wichita State’s new mobile application to help students stay in the game and on track throughout their time as a Shocker. Guide provides one easy timeline to remind students about deadlines, give tips to create good habits, and more. Whether graduation feels far off or just around the corner, Guide is here to help Shockers play like a champion, square off against deadlines, and cheer them on along the way!
Job Search Skills with Jennifer Brantley, PhD 12 – 1:30 pm Nov. 15, 2017 RSC 233 (Santa Fe Room) Learn how to translate common skills learned in graduate school to skills employers are seeking. Lunch will be provide to those who RSVP before Nov. 8. RSVP at wichita.edu/JJS
Find out how you can search for patents as part of your research at University Libraries free workshop “Patent Searching for Engineers” on Tuesday, November 14, from 5:30 to 7 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Sara Butts at 978-5017.
Do you have a local business? Learn about local market research at University Libraries free workshop “Local Market Research: Wichita and Kansas” on Tuesday, November 7, from 5:30 to 7 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Sara Butts at 978-5017.
Infographics are a powerful way to communicate data and ideas visually. Learn about them in the University Libraries free workshop “Intro to Infographics” on Tuesday, November 14, from 2 to 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
Learn simple strategies to protect your digital identity in the University Libraries free workshop “Protecting Your Digital Identity” on Tuesday, November 7, from 2 to 3:30 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Kathy Delker at 978-6331.
Learn how to customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices in the University Libraries free workshop Friday, November 17, from noon to 1:15 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Angie Paul at 978-5084.
Learn all the steps to create a literature review in the University Libraries free workshop Friday, November 10, from noon to 1:15 pm in Ablah Library, room 217. For more information, contact Angie Paul at 978-5084.
Come help this annual Wichita tradition be a success with Community Service Board at Exploration Place on Saturday, November 11 from 10 am to 6 pm!Volunteers are needed for help with the interactive holiday gingerbread house creation. To volunteer for this event, please register at www.wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer.
Join us in serving a meal at the Lord’s Diner on Wednesday, November 8 from 5 to 8 pm.Transportation will be provided upon request. To volunteer for this event, please register at wichita.edu/WednesdaysDiner.
Make a difference for a child in need and come help volunteer at the Kansas Food Bank on Friday, November 17 from 2 to 4 pm. Sign up online at wichita.edu/CSBvolunteer