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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
CANCELED: WSU Jazz Arts & Guitar Ensemble | # Add to my Outlook calendar

11:00 AM- 1:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
RSC Springtime Scavenger Hunt
Location: Rhatigan Student Center

Come to the RSC for a top-to-bottom scavenger hunt to win amazing prizes!

Admission is free.
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
Sponsored by: Wu's Renewal Committee details...

3:00 PM- 4:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Workshop: Surviving Group Work: Online Collaboration Tools
Location: Ablah Library Learning Center (Room 125)

Group projects are a fact of life, but they don't have to be a disaster. Discover tips for organizing group projects, and find out about new social collaboration tools and online workspaces. The workshop is free and open to everyone.

Part of WSU Libraries' Digital Literacy Workshop Series.

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

4:00 PM- 5:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Lecture: The brave new world of HIV/AIDS prevention
Location: Hubbard Hall, Room 209

Dr. Michael Hendry is a world-renowned virologist and public health researcher. Much of his work since 1985 has focused on HIV and biomedical interventions to reduce HIV transmission. He began working in HIV in Africa in 1987, and has also been active in Brazil and Thailand. He is chief of the HIV Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Dr. Hendry is the author of more than 85 scientific manuscripts and book chapters and holds five U.S. and worldwide patents. His laboratories focus on HIV diagnostics, preclinical evaluation of vaccines and other biomedical interventions to decrease or block HIV infectivity, domestic and international clinical studies, and emerging human retroviruses. He held positions with the Federal Drug Administration, California Department of Public Health and Wyeth Research prior to joining the CDC.

For more information, call (316) 978-3111 or email william.hendry@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by Fairmount College, Biological Sciences and Watkins Fund details...

6:00 PM- 7:30 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Buzz-Worthy Art Talk with Brian Ulrich
Location: 210 McKnight West, School of Art and Design

Join us for "Over 100 Years: Photographing Consumer Culture -- Past, Present, and Future."

With a keen eye for the aesthetically compelling, eerily uncanny and surprisingly poignant, photographer Brian Ulrich documents the landscape of American consumer culture. Following President George W. Bush's 2001 assertion that, "the vitality of our economy depends upon the willingness of Americans to spend," the artist set out to investigate and record the supermarkets, malls and big-box stores where so many middle-class purchases are made.

Ulrich followed this series of work, Retail (2001-2006) with Thrift (2005-2008), an investigation of the second-hand shops where purchases take on subsequent lives. He concluded the project with Dark Stores (2008-2011), an exploration of the impact of the 2008 financial crisis. Ulrich's talk will address the larger project these three series comprise -- Copia, an endeavor that he describes as an "attempt to describe an economic and cultural trajectory, set in motion in the 20th century and how it evolved at the dawn of the 21st."

A John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, Ulrich has exhibited his photographs in solo shows at such prestigious venues as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Ulrich's talk is in conjunction with the Ulrich exhibition "Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles," on view through April 14.

For more information, call Teresa Veazey at (316) 978-6462 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to the public. details...

Shocker Baseball vs. Air Force
Location: Eck Stadium

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.

Field Box: $12
Concourse Box: $10
Chairback: $8
Outfield: $10
Grandstand -- Adult: $8
Grandstand -- Discount*: $6
Outfield (Pavilion): $5
*Discount applies to children 2-12 and adults over the age of 65

Group discounts are available.

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...

7:00 PM- 9:00 PM | # Add to my Outlook calendar
Featured Speaker: Lt. Dan Choi
Location: 208 Hubbard Hall

Lt. Dan Choi is one of the most powerful and nationally-known individuals in the fight for LGBT rights. While serving in the military, Lt. Choi was discharged after publicly announcing that he was gay. Choi then began to be very vocal about his views on the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy. Much of his work contributed to the repeal of the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy.

As the Anti-Hate and Respect Week's speaker, Lt. Choi will talk about the discrimination he faced once coming out in the military and how he overcame it. Lt. Choi continues to advocate for full LGBT civil rights and veterans' health.

For more information, call (316) 978-3034, email the Office of Multicultural Affairs oma@wichita.edu or visit www.wichita.edu/oma.
Open to the public.
Cosponsored by: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Activities Council, That Gay Group, Sociology Department, Social Work Department and Office of Human Resources details...

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