Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, October 22nd through Sunday, October 28th, 2018:
Need your eyes checked? Get a quick and free eye testing from Student Health Services and the Medical Services Bureau 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. November 12 in RSC room 314.
Ghost Hunter Chris Moon and Paranormal Investigator, will present a session on the ins and outs of the paranormal and then lead a ghost hunt across campus with a select number of participants. He has been on truTV’s “Door to the Dead”, NBC “Today’s Show”, and numerous radio talk shows around the world. Free to WSU students with Shocker ID, $3 faculty and staff, and $5 for the general public
Bruce Tulgan will be giving an educational seminar on the Great Generational Shift on November 13th from 1:00-5:00 PM in the Hyatt Regency Ballroom. This session will help younger participants better understand how they fit into the workplace mold. Register at www.wichita.edu/kfbf – the first 15 students to register get in free!
Join us for the 9th Annual Drag Show at 8 p.m. on Friday, November 2 in the CAC Theater featuring Blair St. Clair. Tickets are free for WSU students, $8 for faculty/staff and $10 for general admission.
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, October 24 features Poke Salad Orchestra from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
From Student Health Services, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Housing and Residence Life and Positive DIrections of Kansas is another Free HIV Testing. Get Tested and Know Your Status 1-4 pm November 6th in Ahlberg 209.
Sex in the Dark, Halloween. A safe place to ask your scariest questions. Join us 7-8 pm October 30th in RSC 233 to anonymously ask your sex health questions to our panel of experts.
The Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes has added FRESH MEX to its menu! Stop down and choose from traditional Mexican options including tacos, burritos, sanchos and more! FRESH MEX is served Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or while supplies last.
Get tested and know your status with Pee for Pizza Halloween! Stop by 1-4 pm October 31st in Ahlberg 209 to receive free testing and free pizza.
Weren’t able to make it to the Shocker Store’s last $10 long sleeve tee sale? Well, you are in luck! They are having another one on a Saturday this time! Stop by the Shocker Store (RSC location ONLY) on Saturday, October 27 for $10 long sleeve tees, while supplies last. Store hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. but these sell out fast, so make sure to get there early! Limit 3 per customer. Offer is not valid with other discounts or promotions and all sales are final.
Spook the Halls is an event put on by the Community Development Specialists here at Wichita State. The goal of the event is to bring in children in the Wichita community to have a guided trick-or-treating event through the residence halls. They will have both candy and other non-edible supplies handed out to them.
Campus Traditions presents Shocktoberfest Dine with the Deans. What is better than free breakfast? Come get free breakfast and meet with the Dean of your academic college. The event is on Thursday, October 25th, 2018, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. in the RSC 233, Santa Fe Trail. For more information visit Wichita.edu/shocktoberfest.
Campus Traditions presents Shocktoberfest Wu’s Birthday Bash. It’s that time of year to Celebrate Wu’s Birthday! Wu is turning 70. Come enjoy cake and games but most importantly Wu. Picture opportunities will be available. Photobooth provided by Lamphouse photography. The event is on Monday, October 22nd, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the RSC East Courtyard. For more information visit Wichita.edu/shocktoberfest.
Join us for Scopus presentations on Oct. 23 at 10 am and 2 pm in the lower level of Ablah Library. For more information, contact Cathy Moore-Jansen at (316) 978-5080.
WSU School of Performing Arts presents Seussical. Oct 25-27 at 7:30 pm, Oct. 28 at 2 pm. Wilner Auditorium. Tickets $20, $18, $10. WSU students receive 1 free ticket with WSU student ID. 978-3233 or online at www.wichita.edu/fineartsboxoffice.
The Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes has a new reusable, refillable tumbler. Our 32 oz. tumbler can be purchased full of your favorite fountain beverage, tea or lemonade for $6. Refill any time for just a buck! Save some paper while saving yourself some cash!
Know a fantastic faculty member who deserves a shout out? Let them know! The Academy for Effective Teaching urges all eligible students to vote for their outstanding faculty member at WSU. Go to webapps.wichita.edu/favote to vote! Voting for the 2018 AET Awards is open from Monday, October 29th through Monday, November 12th. For more information visit wichita.edu/aet.
Join University Libraries for Halloween ComicFest on Saturday, October 27! Call Meghann Kuhlmann at (316) 978-5075 for more information.
International students graduating this semester should apply for OPT. Start by completing the OPT tutorial found at wichita.edu/international.
Learn how to use Statista at one of these Statista webinars! Monday, Oct. 8 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Friday, Oct. 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 25 from 10:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m. For more information, call Cathy Moore-Jansen at (316) 978-5080.
Stop by the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in October to try their Burger of the Month, the Zombie Burger! It’s a grilled meatloaf burger, topped with bacon and red sauce.
Members of the EAT.DRINK.PLAY. Rewards program in the Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes can enjoy a 5% bonus discount every Friday in October. If you are not already a member, visit the sports grill counter or customer service and sign up for your free card today!
Family Fun Day: Saturday, October 27, 1–3 p.m. at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of gallery exploration, games, and hands-on art making activities inspired by the artists, ideas, and materials featured in our fall exhibitions. Snacks and refreshments provided. Free and open to the public.
Sharing | Learning | Action: A Celebration of Horizontes. Monday, October 29, 5 P.M. at the Advanced Learning Library, 711 W 2nd Street N. Join artists, community members, elected officials, and stakeholders for an interactive forum on the impact of this artist-driven project and learn more about priorities and needs of the residents of the Northend neighborhoods. What’s in your horizon?
Student Health Services is now offering seasonal flu shots to currently enrolled WSU students while supplies last. No appointment necessary. Stop by Ahlberg 209, call us at 316-978-3620, or visit us online at wichita.edu/shs
Burnt Generation: Azadeh Akhlaghi and Gohar Dashti. Tuesday, October 23, 5:30 p.m. Reception at Ulrich Museum, 6:00 p.m. Program at CAC Theater. Exhibition artists discuss the personal, political, and social themes in their work with Dr. Jessica Gerschultz, Assistant Professor, The Kress Foundation Department of Art History, African/African American Studies, University of Kansas.
Engineering researchers will learn to create a literature review, from locating conference proceedings, standards and other primary resources to presenting findings. This workshop will be from 12 to 1:15 pm November 16 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
Discover library databases and open websites for data sets, census data, and statistics. This workshop will be from 4 to 5:15 pm November 14 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
Identify strategies to avoid plagiarism, and learn and practice using the American Psychological Association (APA) 6th edition style to write and format research papers and citation lists. This workshop will be from 12 to 1:15 pm November 9 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
B.A. Shapiro: The Collector’s Apprentice. Reading and Book Signing with New York Times bestselling author B.A. Shapiro on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. 5:30 P.M. Reception, 6 P.M. Program. Presented in partnership with Watermark Books & Café.
In the “Where Can I Find Primary Resources?” workshop, discover library databases and open websites for various types of primary sources, including diaries, company records, photographs, and maps. This workshop will happen from 4 – 5:15 pm October 31 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
In the “What More Can I Do With Endnote?” workshop, customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices. This workshop will be from 12 to 1:15 pm November 2 in RM 217 Ablah Library.
In the “How Do I Go Beyond Basic Search?” workshop, go beyond the basic search box with advanced search techniques like proximity searching, setting filters and limits, and using wildcards. This workshop will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. October 26 in room 217 of the Ablah Library.
This workshop will introduce inventors to types of patent applications, patent eligibility, parts of a patent application, how to find legal assistance, and understanding the basic patent examination process. This workshop will be from 5:30 – 7 pm November 6 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more info call Sara Butts at (316) 978-5017.
In the “Introduction to Patent Search” workshop, Learn how to conduct a patent search using keywords and classification using free online patent databases. This workshop will be from 5:30 – 7 pm October 30 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more information, call Sara Butts at (316) 978-5017
The “Patent Basics for New Inventors” workshop will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. October 23 in room 217 Ablah Library and will introduce new inventors to types of patents and applications, patent eligibility, parts of a patent, how to find free assistance, and more. For more info call Sara Butts at (316) 978-5017.
Interested in sharing your research? Posters are an excellent way to share your work at conferences, competitions, and other events – but you need to make a good impression fast. This workshop will feature design techniques to clearly convey objectives, methods, and findings to a diverse audience. This workshop will be from 2 – 3:30 pm November 15 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more info, contact Meghann Kuhlmann at (316) 978-5075.
Learn how to create and navigate a basic spreadsheet in MS Excel 2013. Creating new pages and sheets, tool bar navigation, using math operators and formula functions, using many basic tools such as sorting, manipulating rows and columns, and cell formatting will be practiced in this introduction. This workshop will be from 2 – 3:30 pm November 8 in RM 217 Ablah Library. Contact Angie Paul at (316) 978-5084 for more information.
In the “Digital Library Resources for Musical Inspiration” workshop, explore resources for listening, viewing and creating music at the WSU Libraries. Discover tips and tricks for engaging with music materials online, such as creating a personal playlist in the audio streaming databases, searching within streaming databases, as well as finding scores and sound recordings in various formats. This workshop will be from 2 – 3:30 pm October 25 in RM 217 Ablah Library. For more information contact Rachel Crane at (316) 978-5078.
Interested in joining an organization of the Multicultural Greek Council? Check out each organization’s week!:
- Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Week: November 11-17
- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Week: November 4-10