Wichita State University - Event List

Today

Saturday, October 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Recreation: Pumpkin Run
Location: Heskett Center

Come join 700 of your closest friends as you take a run/walk on the NEW 5k Pumpkin Run Course on Saturday, October 25. Race begins at 9 a.m. Register online at wichita.edu/pumpkinrun or in person at the Heskett Center.

Registration:
$15 Students
$20 Faculty/Staff
$25 Community
$35 Everyone on race day

For more information, call 316-978-5289 or email cr.pumpkinrun@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Campus Recreation

Today

Saturday, October 25, 2014
10:00 AM
Baseball Fall World Series Game #2
Location: Eck Stadium

The annual Wichita State baseball Fall World Series divides the roster into two teams, the Black and the Gold for a three-game series. Admission to each game is a can of food for the Kansas Food Bank.

Today

Saturday, October 25, 2014
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Shocktoberfest: Songfest
Location: Orpheum Theater

This will be the Songfest lip sync and dance competition for Shocktoberfest. Groups will have needed to preregister in order to compete. However, watching the event is open to all students.

Cost: Free for students with WSU ID; $10 for general public
For more information, contact Student Activities Council at sac@wichita.edu or call (316) 978-3022.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Student Activities Council.

Today

Saturday, October 25, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Volleyball: Wichita State vs. Bradley
Location: Charles Koch Arena

Wichita State faces Bradley in a Missouri Valley Conference match.
Current Wichita State students can pick up free tickets with a valid Shocker ID card at the University Bookstore, Heskett Center or at the ticket office in Charles Koch Arena.

General admission adult: $8
Faculty/staff discount (limit two): $6
General admission group (10 or more): $5

For more information and for tickets, call the Wichita State Athletics Ticket Office at 316-978-FANS(3267), find them in the southwest corner of Charles Koch Arena or visit www.goshockers.com.

Open to the public.
Sponsored by WSU Athletics

Today

Saturday, October 25, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2-day event: 10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014
Astronomy: How Far is Far?
Location: Lake Afton Observatory.The observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Road. Lake Afton can be reached by any of the following routes: west from Wichita on U.S. 54 to the Lake Afton sign at Viola Road three miles past Goddard, then three miles south and one mile east; or southwest on K-42, seven miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

Planets and stars are only a bit more than a stone's throw away, right? During this program we will observe a gas giant planet, a multiple star, a cluster of stars, a nebule and a nearby galaxy as we discuss just how far away they really are and how we determine vast distances in space. This program will run Oct. 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, Nov. 14-15, 21-22, Dec. 12-13, 19-20.

Admission is just $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 are admitted free. There is also a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for just $15.
For more information, call (316) 978-7927.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education

This Week

Sunday, October 26, 2014
1:00 PM
Baseball Fall World Series Game #3
Location: Eck Stadium

The annual Wichita State baseball Fall World Series divides the roster into two teams, the Black and the Gold for a three-game series. Admission to each game is a can of food for the Kansas Food Bank.

This Week

Monday, October 27, 2014
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Recruitment: Junior Day
Location: Check-in will be on the first floor of the RSC. Sessions will be held in various buildings on campus.

Experience what it's like to be a Shocker during this exclusive day for high school juniors. Juniors will have the chance to attend classes taught by WSU professors and hear about our many student involvement opportunities. Junior Day includes lunch on campus and the opportunity to meet and talk with current WSU students. Students will have the option to tour campus, Shocker Hall and Koch Arena.

The cost to attend is $15 per student and $5 for each guest which covers lunch, program materials, and a Shocker t-shirt for the student. To RSVP, visit wichita.edu/EventRSVP

For more information, call 316-978-3085 or email kayla.jasso@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Office of Admissions

This Week

Monday, October 27, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop: Meeting the 3Ms: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

If you want to start a new business, the three Ms are critical. This workshop offers essential information about marketing, management and money that will help you assess the feasibility of your business idea and start writing your business plan.

For more information, call (316) 978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center

This Week

Monday, October 27, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop: Meeting the 3Ms: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

If you want to start a new business, the three Ms are critical. This workshop offers essential information about marketing, management and money that will help you assess the feasibility of your business idea and start writing your business plan.

For more information, call (316) 978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center

This Week

Monday, October 27, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Preview Screening: ART 21 - Secrets
Location: 210 McKnight West

Join us for a month of preview screenings of this award-winning PBS television series, back for a seventh season. Hour-long documentary films provide unique access to some of the most compelling artists of our time. In the second episode, Secrets," artists share some of the secrets that are intrinsic to their work. Learn about the paintings of Elliott Hundley, ceramic sculptures by Arlene Shechet, and documentary photography by Trevor Paglen.

For more information, call 316-978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Ulrich Museum of Art and WSU School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries

This Week

Tuesday, October 28, 20144-day event: 10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014
Training: High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Course
Location: National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67226

This course will provide students with an awareness of all aspects of systems and aircraft High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) testing. Topics will include: why HIRF is important; FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance; equipment qualification; aircraft certification and testing; problems and pitfalls; design issues; an overview of the design process and requirements in regards to lightning.

For more information, call (316) 978-6472 or email jody.hall@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by University Conferences, National Institute for Aviation Resesarch

This Week

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online Faculty Fellows Workshop: Hey! Where'd You Get That Image?
Location: Media Resources Center, Room 171
Cost: Free

Have you been struggling to find Copyright-Free, Creative Commons, and Public Domain Images and Video For Your Online Classes? This session will cover strategies and suggestions for locating appropriate images and visual material for your classes. In addition, we will discuss copyright law and how this impacts your use of visuals for education.

Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3196

For more information, call the MRC at 316-978-3575
Open to all WSU faculty & staff.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Blackboard Collaborate Training
Location: Media Resources Center Room 171C
Cost: Free to WSU employees

Blackboard Collaborate is an online collaboration platform providing web conferencing, mobile collaboration, instant messaging, and voice authoring. In this training, instructors will learn how to use the Collaborate tools effectively for class sessions, office hours, meetings, and project collaboration.

This training is cost-free for WSU employees, but registration is recommended. Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3062

For more information, contact the Media Resources Center at 316-978-3575.
Open to WSU employees.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
22nd Annual Elements Multimedia Art Competition Reception and Awards
Location: Bluestem Lounge, RSC 1st Floor

Celebrate the achievements of student artists competing in the 22nd Annual Multimedia Arts Competition. During the reception, awards will be announced for those who placed in the categories of ceramics, drawing, mixed-media, painting and printmaking. Winners were selected by local Wichita artists.

For more information, contact Student Involvement at getinvolved@wichita.edu or call (316) 978-3022, or visit www.wichita.edu/rscgallery.

This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 20144-day event: 10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014
Training: High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Course
Location: National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67226

This course will provide students with an awareness of all aspects of systems and aircraft High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) testing. Topics will include: why HIRF is important; FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance; equipment qualification; aircraft certification and testing; problems and pitfalls; design issues; an overview of the design process and requirements in regards to lightning.

For more information, call (316) 978-6472 or email jody.hall@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by University Conferences, National Institute for Aviation Resesarch

This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bender of Twigs Ceremony
Location: Rhatigan Student Center Ballroom

The Bender of Twigs ceremony honors those with 25 years of service to Wichita State University. All of the WSU community is invited to attend. Each executive officer will introduce honorees in their division. Honorees will be presented at the ceremony by a colleague with anecdotes or brief commentary about their years at WSU.

For more information, call 316-978-3142 or email carmen.hytche@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by University Relations

This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Online Faculty Fellows Workshop: Yes, Quality Matters!
Location: Media Resources Center, Room 171
Cost: Free

Each semester the Online Faculty Fellows will provide a series of professional development workshops for their peers here at Wichita State University. The purpose of this workshop is to provide online class developers/instructors helpful tools while developing learning objectives unique to the online learning environment. Appropriate Quality Matters principles will be presented, and discussed with examples provided.

Register here: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3196

For more information, call the MRC at 316-978-3575
Open to all WSU faculty & staff.
Sponsored by the Media Resources Center.

This Week

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshop: Prezi: Beyond Basics
Location: 217 Ablah Library
Cost: Free

NOTE: Attendees must have an account set up before attending the workshop.

Explore advanced features to take your Prezi to the next level. Part of the Digital Literacy Workshop Series.

Registration is recommended at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3201

For more information, call 316-978-5077 or email melissa.mallon@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by University Libraries

This Week

Thursday, October 30, 20144-day event: 10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014
Training: High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Course
Location: National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67226

This course will provide students with an awareness of all aspects of systems and aircraft High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) testing. Topics will include: why HIRF is important; FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance; equipment qualification; aircraft certification and testing; problems and pitfalls; design issues; an overview of the design process and requirements in regards to lightning.

For more information, call (316) 978-6472 or email jody.hall@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by University Conferences, National Institute for Aviation Resesarch

This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Noncredit Class: Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013
Location: WSU West Campus

This class will enable you to streamline and enhance your spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics and formulas. Students should have completed Beginning Microsoft Excel 2013 or have had considerable experience using Excel.

Class length: Two weeks, Thursdays, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6

Cost: $124 per person, includes text
For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Education at linda.ambler@wichtia.edu or call (316) 978-3731.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Office of Continuing Education

This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Dia De Los Muertos
Location: Fast Break Lounge, Rhatigan Student Center

Come and learn the history and traditions of Dia de los Muertos in the RSC Fast Break lounge. Join us for traditional sweets, decorate sugar skulls and enjoy all the activities during the holiday.

For more information, contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at diversity@wichita.edu or call (316) 978-3034.
Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Student Organization Workshop: Motivating Your Membership
Location: RSC 262

It's halfway through the semester and your membership attendance is down and you are worried if the group is falling apart. Motivating your members is a key component of the role of a leader. Come to an information session on managing organization dynamics and drawing buy from all parts of your group.

To RSVP yourself or a group please visit http://www.wichita.edu/RSO_Programs.

For more information, contact Student Involvement at getinvolved@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3022.

This Week

Thursday, October 30, 2014
6:00 PM
Baseball: Halloween Screamage
Location: Eck Stadium

The Shockers will dress in costumes and play a seven-inning game. Kids 12 and under in costumes get the opportunity to go on the field for the National Anthem and run the bases after the game. Other WSU student-athletes will be handing candy out during the game and there will be a costume contest for students. The baseball team will also be signing autographs after the game.

For more information, call the Wichita State Athletics Ticket Office at (316) 978-FANS(3267), find them in the southwest corner of Charles Koch Arena or visit www.goshockers.com.

Open to the public.

This Week

TicketsThursday, October 30, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3-day event: 10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014
Opera Theatre presents Don Giovanni
Location: Miller Concert Hall, located inside Duerksen Fine Arts Center

Don Giovanni Opera by Mozart
Directed by Marie King

A lover. A murderer. A hedonist. Disloyal to all and completely amoral. Yet, if his little black book can be believed, Don Giovanni has seduced (and abandoned) 2065 women. What is it about this man that is so alluring? And what drives him? The opera offers no pat answers, leaving the audience to work out their own. Among the greatest operas ever written, Don Giovanni continues to fascinate.
In Italian, with English titles. Category: Opera (Rated PG)

Doors open a half hour before show time. Box Office opens one hour prior to show time in the Duerksen Fine Arts Center Lobby. Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.

For more information on The School of Performing Arts 2014-2015 Season, go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3175

Tickets for this event are $16 with discounts available. Buy your tickets now! http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3148
For more information, call the Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233 Monday-Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m., or email fastickets@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music

This Week

Friday, October 31, 20144-day event: 10/28/2014 - 10/31/2014
Training: High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) Course
Location: National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Rd, Wichita, KS 67226

This course will provide students with an awareness of all aspects of systems and aircraft High Intensity Radiated Fields (HIRF) testing. Topics will include: why HIRF is important; FAA/European requirements to demonstrate compliance; equipment qualification; aircraft certification and testing; problems and pitfalls; design issues; an overview of the design process and requirements in regards to lightning.

For more information, call (316) 978-6472 or email jody.hall@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by University Conferences, National Institute for Aviation Resesarch

This Week

Friday, October 31, 2014
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Tabling Event: Don't Get SPOOKED By Your Finances
Location: 1st Floor, Rhatigan Student Center

Managing your finances doesn't have to be scary. Join the Office for Student Money Management for a tabling event on Halloween. Play games and win candy -- all while learning tips and tricks on how to manage your money.

Cost: Free
For more information, call (316) 978-3254 or email OSMM@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Office for Student Money Management

This Week

Friday, October 31, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2-day event: 10/31/2014 - 11/01/2014
Astronomy: Reflections of the Moon
Location: Lake Afton Observatory. The observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Road. Lake Afton can be reached by any of the following routes: west from Wichita on U.S. 54 to the Lake Afton sign at Viola Road three miles past Goddard, then three miles south and one mile east; or southwest on K-42, seven miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

Sunlight reflecting off the surface of the moon shows us craters, mountains, and smooth, dark maria. join us as we explore this harsh landscape through the Observatory's big telescope. We will also observe the two most distant planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune. This program will run Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 7-8, 28, 29, Dec. 5-6.

Admission is just $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 are admitted free. There is also a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for just $15.
For more information, call (316) 978-7927 or email N/A.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education

This Week

TicketsFriday, October 31, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3-day event: 10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014
Opera Theatre presents Don Giovanni
Location: Miller Concert Hall, located inside Duerksen Fine Arts Center

Don Giovanni Opera by Mozart
Directed by Marie King

A lover. A murderer. A hedonist. Disloyal to all and completely amoral. Yet, if his little black book can be believed, Don Giovanni has seduced (and abandoned) 2065 women. What is it about this man that is so alluring? And what drives him? The opera offers no pat answers, leaving the audience to work out their own. Among the greatest operas ever written, Don Giovanni continues to fascinate.
In Italian, with English titles. Category: Opera (Rated PG)

Doors open a half hour before show time. Box Office opens one hour prior to show time in the Duerksen Fine Arts Center Lobby. Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.

For more information on The School of Performing Arts 2014-2015 Season, go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3175

Tickets for this event are $16 with discounts available. Buy your tickets now! http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3148
For more information, call the Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233 Monday-Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m., or email fastickets@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music

This Week

Saturday, November 1, 2014Student Organization Development Program
Location: RSC 233

Student organizations and their leaders face a constantly evolving list of challenges to their success and development. This is a leadership program geared toward developing organizations and their leaders to better prepare them for student organization accomplishment.

The program will require organization representatives to attend a one-day seminar and complete a follow-up project to be submitted to Student Involvement and presented to their organization. This program is required for newly chartered RSOs.

Register now: http://www.wichita.edu/SODP.

For more information visit www.wichita.edu/involvement or email getinvolved@wichita.edu or call (316) 978-302

This Week

TicketsSaturday, November 1, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
3-day event: 10/30/2014 - 11/01/2014
Opera Theatre presents Don Giovanni
Location: Miller Concert Hall, located inside Duerksen Fine Arts Center

Don Giovanni Opera by Mozart
Directed by Marie King

A lover. A murderer. A hedonist. Disloyal to all and completely amoral. Yet, if his little black book can be believed, Don Giovanni has seduced (and abandoned) 2065 women. What is it about this man that is so alluring? And what drives him? The opera offers no pat answers, leaving the audience to work out their own. Among the greatest operas ever written, Don Giovanni continues to fascinate.
In Italian, with English titles. Category: Opera (Rated PG)

Doors open a half hour before show time. Box Office opens one hour prior to show time in the Duerksen Fine Arts Center Lobby. Please plan to arrive early to avoid lines.

For more information on The School of Performing Arts 2014-2015 Season, go to http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3175

Tickets for this event are $16 with discounts available. Buy your tickets now! http://www.wichita.edu/j/?3148
For more information, call the Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233 Monday-Friday 12 p.m.-5 p.m., or email fastickets@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Music

This Week

Saturday, November 1, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2-day event: 10/31/2014 - 11/01/2014
Astronomy: Reflections of the Moon
Location: Lake Afton Observatory. The observatory is located about 20 miles southwest of downtown Wichita on MacArthur Road at 247th Street West in Lake Afton County Park. It is immediately north of the lake, just off MacArthur Road. Lake Afton can be reached by any of the following routes: west from Wichita on U.S. 54 to the Lake Afton sign at Viola Road three miles past Goddard, then three miles south and one mile east; or southwest on K-42, seven miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

Sunlight reflecting off the surface of the moon shows us craters, mountains, and smooth, dark maria. join us as we explore this harsh landscape through the Observatory's big telescope. We will also observe the two most distant planets in our solar system, Uranus and Neptune. This program will run Oct. 31, Nov. 1, 7-8, 28, 29, Dec. 5-6.

Admission is just $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 are admitted free. There is also a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for just $15.
For more information, call (316) 978-7927 or email N/A.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education

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