No. 3 September 21, 2000 Issue
offense has major economic implications
is not the most talked about or most notorious crime, but it is
the most economically damaging crime in the United States, according
to criminologist Paul Cromwell.
the jazz about Owens
Owens, longtime WSU instructor of jazz guitar, has as many facets
as the colors in the African hats he occasionally wears.
drinking rate still high
youths apparently arent getting the message about underage
drinking and its consequences, and some adults dont understand
how serious the problem has gotten, according to an assessment done
by two Wichita State researchers.
changes name to ethnic studies
former minority studies program has undergone a name change and
is now the ethnic studies program.
enrollment to be online
can make changes in your group health insurance coverage and enroll
in flexible spending accounts during October, but you can do so
only online this year.
to celebrate Pride through Diversity
eighth annual Pride Through Diversity Week today (Thursday, Sept.
21)-Sept. 30 celebrates multicultural, ethnic and lifestyle diversity
through films, lectures, panel discussions, concerts and displays.
Activities, except the jazz program tonight, are free.
about teaching online, apply for grants
Center for Teaching and Research Excellence will co-sponsor a free
workshop, "EXCITED about Online Teaching," 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29, in 128 Jabara Hall.
to educate women as pilanthropists is under way at WSU Foundation
Denise Deill and Lynette Murphy
You have to be a millionaire and a man to be a philanthropist.
Anyone can and should be a philanthropist.
the nation, women are having an impact in philanthropy as donors,
as CEOs of major corporations and as heads of private foundations,
having a tangible influence on private giving. At the same time,
the nonprofit, philanthropic sector is emerging as an integral part
of the U.S. economy.
selected for prestigious conference
States Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Palmer, will
present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Miller Concert
deco tops series opener
art deco lecture and tour opens the School of Art and Designs
Art and Architecture Series on Saturday, Sept. 30.
and Black up next in series
Faculty Artist Series will feature Catherine Consiglio, associate
professor of viola, and pianist Michael Palmer in recital Tuesday,
Oct. 3, and tubist Phillip Black Thursday, Oct. 5. Both performances
begin at 7:30 p.m. in Wiedemann Recital Hall.
Hancock opens organ series
Hancock, considered to be the finest improviser in the United States,
will open the Rie Bloomfield Organ Series. Hancock is organist and
conductor of the Choristers at Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue
in New York City.
sweeps onto Wilner Auditorium stage
theater came into its own as an art form with "Oklahoma!"
drama hits stage
Stage Theatre will open its season Sept. 28-Oct. 1 with five performances
of the powerful modern drama "Suburbia" written by Eric
commemorates 1970 plane crash
a brief ceremony, a wreath will be placed at Memorial 70 at
9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 2.
poets featured in writers series
novelist Denise Chavez will appear in Wichita this fall during the
21st Kay Closson Women Writing Series, a series presented annually
by WSUs Center for Womens Studies. Chavez will read
from her work at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8.
businessman and former Shocker mens basketball coach Gary
Thompson looks at life during and after coaching at the major college
level during the Distinguished Alumni Speaker Breakfast Series Oct.