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Wednesday, November 07, 2012
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Discussion : Brown Bag Diversity Discussion
Location: Lindquist Hall, Room 325

The Brown Bag Diversity Discussions are held the first Wednesday of every month. These discussions allow the WSU community an opportunity to dialogue about specific issues regarding multiculturalism and diversity. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch. Contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs for more information at 978-3034 or www.wichita.edu/oma.

For more information, call (316) 978-3034 or email oma@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs details...

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Lecture: Critical Thinking: What is it? How do I teach it?
Location: Neff Hall, Room 116

All faculty, teaching staff, and graduate students are welcome to attend.

For more information, call (316) 978-3209 or email ofdss@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Office for Faculty Development and Student Success details...

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1:00 PM- 2:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Webinbar: Three Things That Should Scare You If They Don't Already
If you love a nonprofit, community- or faith-based organization, there are probably a few things that keep you up at night. If not, there should be. This 90-minute webinar will present a few scary scenarios the kinds of nonprofit ghost stories that we all hope will never happen to us and ways to reduce the risk of them coming true. Learn realistic ways to back up records in case of disaster. Avoid the dangers of unrelated business income tax and of accidentally becoming a private foundation. Watch out for disgruntled former employees. Above all, set your charitable purpose as a guide for your decisions. The webinar will include experts from some of these fields to lead you out of this house of horrors safely.

Presenter: Seth Bate
Cost is $39. Register online at http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=CCSR&p=/webinars/

For more information, call (316) 978-3843 or email amy.delamaide@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by WSU Center for Community Support and Research
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1:00 PM- 3:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Creating an Engaging Website
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

Developing and maintaining a website that keeps customers coming back is key to cost-effective sales. Let our experts show you how.

Cost: $20
For more information, call (316) 978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center
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3:00 PM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Sales Team Strategies for Managers
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

You can increase your sales numbers. This workshop will help you more effectively manage your sales team. Learn best practices for business development, growth, and successful staying power.

Cost: $20
For more information, call (316) 978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center
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Wu Wednesday: Thank-A-Shocker
Location: Heskett Center, Lobby

Have you ever wanted to thank someone but not known how, or not have had a chance? Take time now to thank someone by making them a card or writing them a letter. All letters will be sent to there intendeds by the end of the week.

For more information, contact SAC located in Student Involvement, RSC 3rd floor. Email: sac@wichita.edu; phone: (316) 978-3022; website: www.wichita.edu/sac. details...

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3:30 PM- 4:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Watkins Visiting Professor Lecture: "New insights into the role of actin dynamics during cell migration and cell division" by Dr. Rong Li
Location: McKinley Hall, Room 224

Dr. Rong Li is an investigator for the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and is a professor in the department of molecular and integrative physiology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. In the Li lab, researchers strive to understand the fundamental laws governing the behavior and interactions of cellular systems. Their current work focuses on questions pertaining to the molecular and physical basis of self-organization during morphogenesis, and the evolutionary dynamics of cell division pathways. They also work toward applying insights learned from basic research to the understanding and cure of diseases such as cancer and polycystic kidney disease.

For more information, call (316) 978-3120 or email david.eichhorn@wichita.edu.

Open to the public.
Sponsored by Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, and Watkins Fund details...

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5:00 PM- 6:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Introduction to Prezi
Location: Ablah Library, Room 217

Part of the WSU Libraries Digital Literacy Workshop Series. This workshop will introduce the basics of Prezi, a cloud-based presentation software that provides a fun and dynamic alternative to PowerPoint. The presentation will include tips for "best practices" in Prezi creation. The workshop is free and open to everyone.

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

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7:30 PM- 10:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Second Stage Event: Fleeing Blue
4-day event: 11/7/2012 - 11/10/2012
Location: WSU Metropolitan Complex (29th & Oliver), Welsbacher Theatre

Written by Milta Ortiz, an MFA Candidate at Northwestern University, Fleeing Blue is an exploration of the effects of war, politics and paranoia on relationships shared by a group of people who practice arts, academics and cruelty. (Rating PG13)

Tickets for this event are $10 with discounts available and they go on sale Oct. 17, 2012. For more information and tickets please call The WSU Fine Arts Box Office at (316) 978-3233.

Buy your tickets now: http://www.wichita.edu/j/?1789

Open to the public.
Sponsored By: The WSU School of Performing Arts
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