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Thursday, November 07, 2013
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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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3:00 PM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Transgender Training: Gender Minority and Transgender Employees in the Workplace
Location: Rhatigan Student Center, Room 265

Human Resources and the Office of Multicultural Affairs will provide the training session "Gender Minority and Transgender Employees in the Workplace." The goal is to clarify the understanding of issues related to gender minority/transgender employees. Workplace considerations will be discussed including demystifying the transitioning process, challenges posed in the workplace, myths, misconceptions and language.

To register for the scheduled session go to myWSU -> Employee Help -> myTraining -> Training/Workshop Registration.

For more information, call 316-978-6926 or email sheryl.propst@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Human Resources and the Office of Multicultural Affairs details...

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5:00 PM- 7:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Campus Read Lecture
Location: CAC Theater

In fall 2013 Student Involvement launched a collaboration with Academic Affairs to infuse a common freshman experience through the book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks." This book was utilized in WSU 101 and English 102 classes. This lecture explores the themes and topics discussed in the book through a panel of professionals learned in health professions, ethics and social justice. For more information please contact Lyston Skerritt, Coordinator of Student Organization and Civic Engagement/Student Involvement.

Admission is free.
For more information, contact Student Involvement at 316-978-3022 or email getinvolved@wichita.edu. details...

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7:30 PM- 9:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Opera and Musical Theatre presents Guys and Dolls
3-day event: 11/7/2013 - 11/9/2013
Location: Wilner Auditorium

Set in Damion Runyon's mythical New York City, this classic musical has been a favorite of audiences since it opened on Broadway in 1950. With an immortal score by Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling's fast-paced book, this romantic comedy is considered the perfect musical comedy by many.

The legendary characters include: Sarah Brown, the uptight "mission doll," set out to reform Sky Masterson, the high-rolling gambler and Adelaide, the long suffering fiancé of Nathan Detroit and an ensemble of other engaging characters who inhabit this world from Times Square to the cafes of Havana to the sewers of New York.

The show will be directed by Music Theatre of Wichita's Artistic Producing Director Wayne Bryan.

Rating: G

Tickets for this event are $16 with discounts available and go on sale Oct. 17. For more information, call the WSU Fine Arts Box Office at 316-978-3233.

Buy your tickets now at http://www.wichita.edu/j/?2403

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

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