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Friday, August 30, 2013
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Stubblefield Society
5-day event: 8/26/2013 - 8/30/2013
Sponsored by KMUW - Wichita Public Radio

Blake Hall

Join KMUW - Wichita Public Radio's student group, the Nathan B. Stubblefield Society. For 89 cents, you get a host of local perks, free ticket opportunities and an inside look at the radio station right on WSU's campus. Come visit.

For more info contact KMUW at 316-978-6789 or info@kmuw.org. details...

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Shockers Forever welcome tables
5-day event: 8/26/2013 - 8/30/2013
Sponsored by Shockers Forever

RSC North Patio

Learn about Shockers Forever, your student alumni association. Pick up your new Shocker Pride shirt and get the first look at the official Traditions Book, set to release in late September. This new book begins at Fairmount College and ends with your journey as a Wichita State University student.

Admission is free.
For more info contact Shockers Forever at 316-978-3829. details...

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Library Orientation: Shockers in the Library are Dino-Mite
Location: Ablah Library

Get dynamite grades by using college-level journals and books for your research papers. Learn how to reserve high-tech study rooms and find electronic articles with ease. Join us for this library orientation for a tour of Ablah Library and an overview of library resources and services. Meet by the Circulation Desk to start with a tour. Undergraduate and graduate students and their friends and family are welcome.

For more information, call 316-978-5084 or email angela.paul@wichita.edu.
Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: University Libraries details...

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Meeting the 3 Ms: Learning the Basics of Marketing, Management and Money
Location: Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Entrance B

If you want to start a new business, the three Ms are critical. This workshop offers essential information about marketing, management and money that will help you assess the feasibility of your business idea and start writing your business plan.


For more information, call 316-978-3193 or email marcia.stevens@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Kansas Small Business Development Center details...

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Lake Afton Public Observatory Presents: Black Holes in Space
2-day event: 8/30/2013 - 8/31/2013
Location: Lake Afton Public Observatory

During late spring and early summer, the Lake Afton Public Observatory presents the program, "Black Holes in Space." Visit the observatory to learn how astronomers expose the mysteries surrounding these massive gravity wells even though they cannot be directly observed. During the program you will have the opportunity to observe Saturn and its beautiful ring system; a supergiant red star that will probably become a black hole when it dies; a multiple star system; a globular cluster of stars, which contains a massive black hole; and a galaxy that contains a super-massive black hole at its core. While you are observing these objects, the Observatory staff will talk about the many mysteries surrounding black holes.

"Black Holes in Space" will be presented on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Aug. 30-31

Admission:
$5 for adults
$3 for children ages 6-12
Children under 6 years old admitted free
$15 family rate: two parents and their immediate minor children or grandchildren

For more information, call 316-978-3991 or email robert.henry@wichita.edu.

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.

Open to WSU Community.
Sponsored by: Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education
$ details...

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