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Saturday, September 14, 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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Mud Events
Check-in begins at 11:15

WSU Hughes Metroplex Playing Fields

Let's get muddy. Get some friends together, form a team and sign up for mud volleyball and mud tug-of-war.

For more info contact Student Involvement at: 978-3022 or getinvolved@wichita.edu details...

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Fall Party at Ulrich Museum of Art
Location: Ulrich Museum of Art
McKnight Art Center East, Wichita State University

The Ulrich Museum's fall party will be a natural fit for your social calendar. Meet, mingle and celebrate the 2013 fall exhibitions. Join us to find out what's in Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention. And as always at Ulrich openings, expect the unexpected.

FREE to Ulrich Museum members and WSU students, $10 for nonmembers.
RSVP at 316-978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.

For more information, call (316) 978-3664 or email ulrich@wichita.edu.
Open to the public.
Sponsored by Ulrich Museum of Art
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Astronomy: Celebrity Craters
2-day event: 9/13/2013 - 9/14/2013
Location: Lake Afton Observatory

If you're more interested in objects a bit closer to home, the Lake Afton Public Observatory will 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 it was named after. This program also includes observing a gas giant planet in our solar system.

"Celebrity Craters" will be presented from 8-10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, September 13-14; and from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings, October 11-12 and 18-19, November 8-9 and 15-16, and December 6-7 and 13-14.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12; children under 6 are admitted free. There is also 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
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