Shockers Go Green Events

We will celebrate the Earth with many events throughout Earth Week, April 17-22, 2023.  Some events will be in person and some will be virtual.  

Event Description Date(s) Time Location
Movie Screening and Panel Discussion

Join us for a free screening of the award-winning documentary film, Earth Emergency, about climate feedback loops and tipping points.

5:00 - Reception
5:30 - Film screening
6:30 - Panel discussion

Panelists include:

  • Bonnie Waltch, Earth Emergency filmmaker
  • Stan Cox, Land Institute
  • Dr. Holger Meyer, Professor of Physics, WSU

April 22 

5:00pm - 7:00pm

CAC Theater

E-Waste & Shredding Services Visit NetApp on the Innovation Campus for its quarterly campus-wide e-waste and shredding event.  Learn more.

April 21

11:00am - 1:00pm NetApp SE Parking Lot
Earth Day Celebration Wichita State University Green Group and the Wichita State Student Government Association will host an Earth Day celebration that will include live music, activity tables, a farmers market, inflatables, a clothing swap shop, and an international food festival.

April 21

4:00 - 8:00 Hubbard East Lawn
Keynote Address Join Dawn Buehler, the Kansas Riverkeeper, for a conversation about the water crisis in Kansas.  

April 20 

3:00pm Click on this Zoom Link
Ablah Library Special Book Display Celebrating Sustainability and Earth Day

April 17 - April 24

All day First floor display across from elevators
Exhibitors Electric vehicles and other community organizations will showcase their contributions to a greener community. April 21 11:00am - 1:00pm RSC - First Floor and patio
Student Poster Showcase Students submit their research  in various categories, such as sustainable manufacturing, climate change, green infrastructure, social awareness, etc. April  17 11:00am - 2:00pm RSC - First Floor
Redbud Trail Cleanup Join our Innovation Campus Partner, NetApp, and help contribute to keeping the historical Redbud Trail in our backyard beautiful! This will also insure keeping cyclist, runners, and walker safe from any hazards ono the trail. Cleanup begins at 8:00am.  If you wish to participate, please register here. April 21 8:00am - 10:00pm

Meet in the NetApp parking lot


Recycled Paper Maché Activity Join the WSU American Society of Mechanical Engineers student group for an evening, sustainable activity.  Paper maché is a great way to reuse scrap paper! April 21 5:00pm - 7:00pm JBC 264