Mar 21, 2008 — By WSU News Services — Professor Jay Mandt has announced his decision to resign as director of the Emory Lindquist Honors program effective at the end of the 2009 fiscal year and return to a full-time faculty position in the department of philosophy. Mandt will have served 14 years as director, during which time he restructured the curriculum, increased enrollments and developed a freshman honors retreat. He also has be

Mar 21, 2008 — By WSU News Services — Chinyere Okafor, associate professor in the department of women's studies, will hold a book signing at 6 p.m. Friday, March 28, in 107 Devlin Hall. She will autograph copies of her two new books, "The New Toyi Toyi" published in 2007, and "It Grows in Winter and Other Poems" published in 2008. The event is sponsored by Ablah Library, women's studies, Nigerian Association of Wichita and the Griots,

Mar 31, 2008 — By WSU News Services — The McNair Scholars Program encourages qualified college sophomores, juniors and seniors to pursue graduate studies. The program focuses on serving first-generation and low-income students or populations traditionally underrepresented in graduate education (African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaskan Native). Students must have completed at least 45 college credit hours, be enrol

Mar 21, 2008 — By WSU News Services — WSU's animal care program has been reaccredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International for another three years. The program went through a site visit in November, and notification of the reaccreditation was provided to the university March 11.

Mar 28, 2008 — By WSU News Services — * The 18th Annual WSU Contemporary Music Festival will be held today (Monday, March 24) through Saturday, March 29. Afternoon concerts and presentations are free and open to the public; evening concerts are $6 with discounts available. * Ablah Library's Resource of the Month is Design and Applied Arts Index. A workshop will be held in 217 Abla

Mar 24, 2008 — By WSU News Services — Volunteers are needed to participate in an exciting research project being conducted March 31-April 4, by the physician assistant department in collaboration with the trauma department at Wesley Medical Center and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Researchers are looking for volunteers older than 40 or individuals of any age who are very thin. Participants will receive a $20 hon

Mar 24, 2008 — By WSU News Services — Steven Farmer will present "Building the Creative Worker: Leadership, Agency and Creative Self-Image" at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, in the lower level of Ablah Library. This is the inaugural event in a new lecture series designed to spotlight outstanding research efforts and discoveries of WSU faculty. The Explore Faculty Research series is sponsored by University Libraries in collaboration with