Here are your Wichita State University digital signage announcements for Monday, October 8th through Sunday, October 14th, 2018:
GoCreate will be offering a special during the week of 10/14-10/20. The special is for WSU Students only. They will have free access to GoCreate with free training. Some exclusions apply.
Stop by the Rhatigan Student Center every Wednesday for the live music series, RSC Unplugged. RSC Unplugged for Wednesday, October 10 features Randy Fields Combo from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC’s Starbucks Lounge. Grab a cup of coffee and relax with some great music!
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!
The Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes has a great deal for anyone hanging around for fall break! Go cosmic bowling for just $1 per game with free rental shoes! The special is valid from 5-9 p.m. daily Friday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 16. Availability may vary due to special events or group reservations. Offer is not valid for group reservations. This offer is open to the public!
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! For more information, call Cathy Moore-Jansen at (316) 978-5080
Dine and Dialogue is Wednesday October 10th from 6-7:30 in RSC 266. This event will provide free dinner while students, faculty and staff discuss the themes found in this year’s WSU Reads book, Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.
Garba is a traditional Indian dance form performed in the state of Gujarat, India. This year on 13th October 2018 AHINSA is organizing a Garba Night to celebrate the festival of Navratri at RSC 3rd Floor Beggs Ballroom. This is a free event and everyone is invited. Find the event on Facebook “Garba Night 2018.”
Join us on Monday, October 8 at the Heskett Center with FREE shocker fit classes all day!
Join us Tuesday, October 9 at 6:00 p.m. in Hubbard Hall, room 208 for the viewing of Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, a 2013 drama featuring five short films about different psychiatric disorders. This film is followed by a panel discussion. Refreshments will be provided.
The Counseling and Testing Center is engaging in National Depression Screening Day. Please come to RSC 261 from 10am-1pm on Thursday, October 11th for a quick mental health check-up.
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!
Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival presents the Kansas People’s Hearing. Monday, October 8, 6:30PM at Hughes Metroplex Featuring local voices on poverty, systemic racism, war spending, and environmental degradation.
Mark your calendars for the Shocker Store’s next one-day-only sale! On Wednesday, October 10, starting at noon, the Shocker Store will have two long sleeve t-shirts for $10.00 each, while supplies last. These will sell out, so hurry in! Limit 3 per customer. Sale is in store at RSC location only. Offer not valid with other discounts or promotions and all sales are final.
The Shocker Store is selling new pink merchandise in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! For each item sold, $1.00 will be donated to Victory in the Valley, who provides support to cancer patients, survivors and their families in the area. There is a short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirt option featured, for $9.99 and $12.99 respectively. This offer is good while supplies last and is valid in the RSC store location only. No discounts accepted on this merchandise.
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.
Sculpture Glow at the Ulrich Museum of Art. Wednesday, October 10, 7:30 p.m., McKnight West Atrium. An after-hours exploration of the Martin H. Bush Outdoor Sculpture Collection as the glow of the evening light shifts from sunset to darkness. Flashlights and glow sticks fill the path of selected artwork—by some of the world’s most celebrated artists—for an adventurous evening engaging with the most beloved sculptures on campus. Hot apple cider and donuts cap off the evening.
Careers for the Creative, October 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in RSC 256 offers students the opportunity to meet employers with either creative roles or offering internships and jobs in creative fields such as art, design, entertainment, media, advertising, creative writing and more! Don’t miss this opportunity to follow your passion!
We are thrilled to announce that the Ulrich Museum of Art mobile app is now available in the App Store and Google Play Store. This free digital resource is the easiest way to see what’s happening at the Ulrich anytime, wherever you are.
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.
Empty Bowls Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct 13 from 11am – 1pm in Henrion Hall. Join the fight against hunger in our community! In exchange for your $20 donation, you choose a bowl to keep as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. Empty Bowls Chili Cook-off is in collaboration with the WSU Ceramics Guild, Ceramics Media, and the School of Art, Design and Creative Industries.
Whether you are seeking to get involved in student organizations or discover what events are happening around campus, ShockerSync is your path to connecting with student life. The ShockerSync site is accessible to anyone to see what is happening in Shocker Nation!
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.
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.
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