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Sunday, October 20, 2013
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Shocker Family Weekend | # Add to my Outlook calendar
3-day event: 10/18/2013 - 10/20/2013
Various Locations

Wichita State looks forward to welcoming your family to campus. Shocker Family Weekend provides the opportunity for Shockers of all ages to experience campus life at WSU.

For a complete listing of events, resources and registration information visit the Shocker Family webpage at www.wichita.edu/OneShockerFamily. If you are arriving from out of town, please refer to the listing of accommodations close to campus.

If you have any questions regarding the weekend, please contact Student Involvement at 316-978-3022 or email getinvolved@wichita.edu. details...

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Community: WSU Free Hearing Screenings- Mondays in October | # Add to my Outlook calendar
22-day event: 10/7/2013 - 10/28/2013
Location: WSU Metropolitan Complex, Entrance T

Have you been rockin' the ear buds a bit much lately, or do you turn up the volume on your favorite show to hear it better?

Visit Wichita State University's Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on free hearing screening days - Mondays in October (7, 14, 21 and 28). Appointments are open to the general public and available from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Current WSU faculty/staff/students are eligible for a free full hearing evaluation throughout the year and a 10% discount on hearing aids. The clinic also offers affordable hearing evaluation services, hearing aids and more to the general public. Feel free to ask for details.

Call 316-978-3289 to schedule an appointment today. Limited space available.

For more information, call 316-978-3289 or email slh@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: WSU Evelyn Hendren Cassat Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic details...

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11:00 AM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Exhibition: Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention
107-day event: 8/31/2013 - 12/15/2013
Location: Ulrich Museum of Art, McKnight Art Center East

"Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention" is an exhibition of the works of more than 40 international artists in a wide range of media. Harnessing technology and inspired by nature's amazing design concepts, the show's innovative, eye-capturing art helps us understand and appreciate the life-or-death interdependence between the 10-20 million species on earth, including humans and the quality of the environment we share.

For more information, call 316-978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Ulrich Museum of Art details...

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2:00 PM- 4:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Opera and Musical Theatre Series presents Susannah
Location: Duerksen Fine Arts Center, Miller Concert Hall

Based on the biblical tale of Susanna and the Elders, Floyd sets his American opera in the Appalachian Mountains, using musical idioms, ranging from simple folk tunes to soaring Puccini-like melodies.

Susanna is a young girl living in an isolated area with her brother, Sam. When Olin Blitch, a charismatic preacher arrives in town, the local church elders set out to find a place to baptize the congregation. Unseen by her, they spy Susanna bathing naked in the creek. The men report her to the community, who denounce her as a slut. Preacher Blitch pays a call on her, and harshly demands that she repent. Susanna refuses, saying she has done no wrong. Blitch seduces her and is horrified to find that she is innocent. When her brother finds out what has happened, he shoots Blitch dead. Olin Blitch is one of Samuel Ramey's signature roles.

This production coincides with Mr. Ramey's 2013-14 residency. He will co-direct this production with Marie King and also portray Blitch in alternate performances.

Tickets for this event are $16 with discounts available and go on sale Sept. 26. For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at 316-978-3233.

Buy your tickets now at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?2402.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: The WSU School of Performing Arts details...

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