Feb 14, 2008 — By Lainie Rusco — Wally Amos, founder of The Famous Amos Cookie Co., will tell the story of how he created the popular cookie manufacturer, lost it all and came back with two more successful businesses.

WSU junior Mark Toland works as the resident magician at Stevens Magic Emporium in Wichita.

Feb 15, 2008 — By Dana Dinkel — In addition to his work as musical theater major at WSU, Mark Toland is a performing magician. He's been studying magic tricks since he was 3 years old.

Emily Therrien, a WSU graduate student, performs as Queenie in the play

Feb 15, 2008 — By Dana Dinkel — Emily Therrien has developed into a well-rounded performer in her time at Wichita State.

From left: Students Taurean Everett, Emily Therrien and Alex Stoll perform in WSU's production of

Feb 14, 2008 — By Shannon Littlejohn — Performing arts students are earning prestigious awards at the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Alex Stoll, a WSU senior, plays the part of Burrs in the play

Feb 15, 2008 — By Dana Dinkel — WSU senior Alex Stoll plays a leading role in the play "The Wild Party," which was chosen to be shown at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Being a part of theater and dance at WSU has been a great experience for Stoll.

Roger Lowe stepped down from his role as vice president of administration and finance in January. He has worked at Wichita State since 1962.

Jan 31, 2008 — By Lainie Rusco — Roger Lowe, vice president for administration and finance, is stepping down from full-time work, but will remain at WSU.

Emily Therrien as Queenie, center, is surrounded by a hard-partying entourage portrayed by music theater and dance students, from left, Joshua Atkins, Dax Bloomquist, Maurice Sims and Matt Starkey.

Feb 14, 2008 — By Shannon Littlejohn — Once again, a Wichita State Opera and Musical Theatre production has been invited to the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Connie Dietz

Feb 7, 2008 — By Lainie Rusco — 2006-2007 marked a strong year for Wichita State's co-op office, which reached a record number of student co-op and internship placements.

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, in Wichita Feb. 23, will perform its signature piece “Noir Blanc,” an illusory and poetic piece as dancers appear to flow in and out of each other in changing shapes and images.

Feb 20, 2008 — By Shannon Littlejohn — The nationally renowned Aspen Santa Fe Ballet will appear in Century II, thanks to WSU’s College of Fine Arts and Ballet Wichita, a community partner.

Denise M. Irwin

Feb 14, 2008 — By WSU News Services — A new director of development has been hired at KMUW to help lead major gift planning and other growth efforts at the public radio station.