In honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kansas Board of Regents, Wichita State University is planting 50 new trees on its main campus near the newly completed Shocker Hall and Rhatigan Student Center facilities.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University is offering a fall series of nine seminars designed for entrepreneurs and small businesses seeking to keep up with the best advice for operating business in todayÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¾Ã‚Â¢s dynamic economic times. The Meritrust Business Booster seminars are from 12:30-3:30 p.m. beginning Friday, Oct. 3, in Devlin Hall.
Wichita State University's Ulrich Museum of Art is throwing its biggest party of the year, the Fall Opening Reception, from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5. Cost to attend the event is $10 for the public and free for Ulrich members and Wichita State students with their Shocker ID.
Wichita State's OneStop will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the terrace between Jabara Hall and Lindquist Hall, followed by an open house from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in 122 Jabara Hall.
When the School of Nursing at Wichita State University unveiled their new online RN to BSN program earlier in the year, their goal was to accept 50 new students. Compared to a year ago when there were only 18 enrolled in the program, enrollment has more than tripled.
Wichita State University's Midwest Criminal Justice Institute and its partners will host Sexual Assault Investigations in Schools and College Campuses, a seminar for law enforcement and the public, Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Room 132, 5015 E. 29th St. N.
Wichita State University School of Nursing is one of two schools in Kansas and one of 100 schools of nursing nationally to have been selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and American Association of Colleges of Nursing to receive funding support to pilot White Coat Ceremonies, which are designed to instill a commitment to providing compassionate care among future health professionals.
Cindy Claycomb has been named director of Wichita State University's newly formed WSU Ventures. Claycomb is completing a term as interim dean of the W. Frank Barton School of Business. She will begin as director of WSU Ventures on Sept. 2.
A group of Wichita State University fine arts students recently had the opportunity to participate in Canta in Italia, a month-long summer program for singers wishing to study voice and Italian language in Tuscany, and for teachers with an interest in Italian culture and opera.
Six Midwestern universities, including Wichita State University, are sponsoring a national conference in Omaha on Sept. 11-12 to explore the important role of physician assistants in the changing world of health care.
Wichita State University President John Bardo has outlined a major expansion of the WSU campus to support job creation and a university strategy based on innovation. In a presentation to faculty and staff, Bardo described plans that will transform the Braeburn Golf Course into an Innovation Campus serving students, companies and the community.
The "TED Radio Hour" will join the KMUW - Wichita Public Radio Schedule starting 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, replacing "Selected Shorts." The show combines portions of TED Talk lectures with studio interviews.