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Friday, November 08, 2013
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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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Women's Basketball: Wichita State vs. IPFW
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.

Reserved: $10
General admission adult: $8
General admission discount: $6*#
General admission group: $5**

# Faculty and staff members are eligible to receive discounted price for women's basketball season and single game tickets (limit of 2 tickets).
* Discount applies to children 2-12 and adults over the age of 65
** Group discount for purchases of 10 or more tickets in advance of the gates opening

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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12:30 PM- 3:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Business Booster Series
Location: Devlin Hall

Combine SEO with content that is compelling to the eye while learning what to include in your writing and how fresh content can help attract traffic. Instructor: Brandi Koskie

Price:
- $50 for each workshop or $249 for all seven sessions.
- $5 for WSU students

For more information, call 316-978-5219, email Wendy.Veatch@wichita.edu or visit http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=cfe1&p=/Business_Booster_Series/.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Meritrust and W. Frank Barton School of Business
$ details...

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12:30 PM- 3:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Business Booster Series: Consumer Behavior
Location: Devlin Hall

Consumer Behavior: Analyzing the Decision Making Process
Instructor: Dotty Harpool

Gain insight into how consumers think and what influences them and motivates their buying habits.

Price:
- $50 per workshop or $249 for all seven sessions
- $5 for WSU students

For more information, call 316-978-5219, email Wendy.Veatch@wichita.edu or visit http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=cfe1&p=/Business_Booster_Series/.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Meritrust and W. Frank Barton School of Business
$ details...

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2:00 PM- 7:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Symposium: Nature's Impact, Art's Force
2-day event: 11/8/2013 - 11/9/2013
Location:
Nov. 8 - Ulrich Museum of Art
Nov. 9 - Wichita Art Museum

The Ulrich Museum of Art and Wichita Art Museum partner for a two-day forum of presentations and conversation. This collaborative symposium includes presentations by nationally recognized architects, artists, art historians and scientists. Join the think-tank as we consider today's artistic commentary on nature, ecology and technology. The paired exhibitions - "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention" at the Ulrich and "Vital Signs: New Media Art from the San Jose Museum of Art" at WAM - present exceptional work by leading artists as they investigate expansive notions of the environment and man's place within it.

No reservations necessary.

Admission is free.
For more information, call 316-978-3664, email ulrich@wichita.edu or visit www.ulrich.wichita.edu/symposium.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by: Ulrich Museum of Art and the Wichita Art Museum details...

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2:30 PM- 4:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Career Fair: Education Career Fair
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex

Education majors will have the opportunity to network with representatives from various public school systems.

For more information, call 316-978-3435 or email career.services@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Office of Career Services details...

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Volleyball: Wichita State vs. Indiana 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 adult: $8
General admission discount: $6*#
General admission group: $5**

# Faculty and staff members are eligible to receive discounted price for volleyball season and single game tickets (limit of 2 tickets).
* Discount applies to children 2-12 and adults over the age of 65
** Group discount for purchases of 10 or more tickets in advance of the gates opening

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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7:30 PM- 10:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Astronomy: Celebrity Craters
2-day event: 11/8/2013 - 11/9/2013
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
$ 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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