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Saturday, November 16, 2013
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21st Annual Elements Multi-Media Art Competition | # Add to my Outlook calendar
12-day event: 11/11/2013 - 11/22/2013
Location: Rhatigan Student Center, 1st floor

View the artistic talents of WSU students who were selected to participate in one of WSU's longest-running art competitions. Entries were submitted in five categories including drawing, ceramics, mixed media, painting and printmaking. Winners are selected by local Wichita artists and will be announced at the Reception and Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12 in the RSC, 1st floor.

Entry Form Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 5 by 5 p.m.

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

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11:00 AM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Exhibition: MFA Thesis Exhibition: Rachel Foster
32-day event: 11/15/2013 - 12/16/2013
Location: Ulrich Museum of Art

The Ulrich Museum of Art is proud to present paintings by MFA candidate, Rachel Foster. Foster unflinchingly paints her everyday experience as a mother to five children and her loving, yet complicated, familial relationships. Her paintings boldly demonstrate the complexities of being a parent and the multi-dimensionality of female identity.

For more information, call 316-978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Ulrich Museum of Art 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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Men's Basketball vs. Tennessee State
Location: Charles Koch Arena

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 tickets for adults are $20.
Reserved seats are available for $23 or $25, depending on seating choice.
Student guest seats are $10.

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.

The ticket office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour and a half prior to games.
Open to the public. details...

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2:00 PM- 7:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Sports day event: The Mission's Sports Tournament
Location: Heskett Center, upstairs court

Join us for a sports day event to have fellowship among members and friends.

For more information, call 316-832-8024 or email jonathanseeni@yahoo.com.sg.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Organization details...

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7:30 PM- 10:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Astronomy: Celebrity Craters
2-day event: 11/15/2013 - 11/16/2013
Location: Lake Afton Observatory

If you're more interested in objects a bit closer to home, the Lake Afton Public Observatory will also feature "Celebrity Craters." The craters on the surface of the Moon are, for the most part, named after famous scientists. Get a close-up look at some of the more notable lunar craters, and learn more about both the crater and the person whom it was named after. This program also includes observing a gas giant planet in our solar system. "Celebrity Craters" will be presented from 8-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, September 13-14; and from 7:30-10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, October, 11-12, 18-19, November 8-9, 15-16, and December 6-7 and 13-14.

Admission
Adults - $5
Children ages 6-12 - $3
Children under 6 - free
There is a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for $15.

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, 7 miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education
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7:30 PM- 10:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Astronomy: KAO Telescope Fair
Location: Lake Afton Observatory

Members of the Kansas Astronomical Observers will have their telescopes set up and be available to discuss them. So, if you're considering buying a telescope as a holiday gift, make sure you do not miss this opportunity to see a number of different types of telescopes and talk to the people who use them.

Admission
Adults: $5
Children ages 6-12: $3
Children under 6: free
There is a special family rate where two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren get in for $15.

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, 7 miles to Schulte and nine miles west on MacArthur.

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Fairmount Center for Science & Mathematics Education
$ details...

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