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WSU graduate student Mercy Umeri presents her graduate work to legislators at the capitol building in Topeka, Kansas.

  • Be it in industry or academia, we want to help you sharpen your skills to be the best candidate wherever your future takes you by providing a diverse range of professional development opportunities attuned to your interests and needs and organized with partners across campus to provide the best WSU has to offer.
  • Earn an alternative credential (non-credit) badge in Post-Secondary Teaching or 21st Century Workforce Skills by reviewing content in Blackboard. Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students section of the Blackboard organization for more information about our badges.
  • We have invested in a new on-line Professional Development platform for graduate students. PD.Education offers both real-time webinars and on-demand content to support you in your graduate education journey.
 

Fall 2021

NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION

Start your online orientation modules anytime! Just log in to our online modules with your WSUID and password. Have questions? Join us at one of our Zoom Question & Answer sessions below or email us.


AUGUST 10 • GTA TRAINING

The Graduate School is partnering with the Academic Resources Conference to present GTA training. Training is required for all new GTAs. 

Mandatory GTA Trainings:

  • 9:00 AM-12:00 PM: GTA Onboarding: Policies, Procedures, and Practical Points for your First Teaching Appointment at WSU. Presented by Kerry Wilks and Carolyn Speer. Sign up to receive link via email. Join session directly.
  • 2:00-2:50 PM: Teaching in the American Classroom (Required for international graduate students only). This popular and valuable session is designed for instructors who come to Wichita State from other countries, and of course, all attendees are welcome. Presented by Frehiwot Wuhib. Add American Classroom to Calendar. Join session directly.
  • Any other session your program has told you is required that is not listed here.

The following are required for all new GTAs unless your program has informed you it is not necessary:

  • 3:00-3:50 PM: Introduction to Blackboard. Understanding Blackboard is central to teaching success! This session will introduce you to the system and also go over the Ultra Timeline. Presented by Carolyn Speer. Add Intro to Bb to Calendar. Join session directly.
  • 4:00-4:50 PM: Preparing to Teach for the First Time. Are you getting ready to teach for the first time? This session is for you! We will talk over the basics, address your fears and concerns, and get you on the road to success. Presented by Carolyn Speer. Add Preparing to Teach to Calendar. Join Preparing to Teach directly.

Other sessions:

There are many trainings available to assist in setting up your class or assisting your supervisor with their class. Make sure you check out the "Recommended Recordings for New Instructors" at the bottom of the ARC21Aug website. We also recommend the following events:

Tuesday, August 10

1:-00-1:50 PM Interaction and Instruction for Humans. Is the digital world leading to worry that humans are being marginalized in the classroom? This session will focus on the ways that our shared humanity makes the classroom a valuable space for learning. Presented by John Jones.

1:00-1:50 PM Improving Instructor Presence and Feedback in Asychronous Classes. Instructor presence is one of the keys to student satisfaction in asynchronous classes, but not all "showing up" is experienced as presence by students. This session will focus on how to use habits and tools to build a sense of instructor presence in your asynchronous course. Presented by Carolyn Speer. Add to Calendar. Join session directly.

Wednesday, August 11

10:00-10:50 AM Teaching resources for YOU. There are so many resources to help instructors improve in the craft of teaching, but if you don't know what they are or how to find them, then it's hard to benefit from them! This session will show you what the university has for you! Presented by Carolyn Speer. Add to Calendar. Join session directly.

3:00-3:50 PM Introduction to Panopto. Panopto is the university's video creation and hosting solution. If you are unsure how to use it, this session is for you. Presented by Jay Minster from Panopto. Add to Calendar. Join session directly.

Thursday, August 12

11:00-11:50 AM Inclusive Teaching Practices. This session will instroduce instructors to inclusive teaching practices for the classroom as well as showing where you can find more resources on the WSU website. Presented by Alicia Sanchez. Add to Calendar. Join session directly.

Friday, August 13

3:00-3:50 PM Classroom Management for Beginners. Are you new to teaching in a university environment? This session will address classroom management considerations and answer your questions about how to run a class. Presented by Carolyn Speer. Add to Calendar. Join session directly.


AUGUST 13 • FALL WELCOME BACK PARTY

Help us kick off the new academic year with bowling, billiards, darts, and snacks at the Graduate Student Fall Welcome Back Party.

3:00 - 5:00 PM | Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in the RSC Basement


AUGUST 16 • CLASSES BEGIN


SEPTEMBER 2 • PREPARING A COMPETITIVE NSF-GRFP APPLICATION

Presenter: Coleen Pugh, Graduate School Dean and AVP of Research

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) is one of the most prestigious programs to recognize and support outstanding graduate students. The NSF-GRFP is open to 1st-year domestic graduate students and undergraduate seniors in a STEM discipline who are (or will be) pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution. 

5:30 P.M. snacks | Pike Room RSC 266


SEPTEMBER 10 • MONTHLY GRAD STUDENT SOCIAL

Presented by: the Graduate School and Graduate Student Council

Get to know your fellow grad students--Join us for billiards, darts, snacks, and drinks!

5:30 - 7:30 PM | Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in the RSC Basement


SEPTEMBER 21 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: BEGINNING AND EXPANDING THE LITERATURE REVIEW

Presenter: PD.Education

No part of a dissertation or thesis seems to take as long as the review of literature - How do you start? What do you need to know? How do you search for relevant, credible literature without wasting a lot of time? How do you find more? How do you know when you have enough? Register for this pre-recorded webinar to find answers to these questions plus access to additional time-saving writing tips, web links, and an APA cheat sheet! Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


SEPTEMBER 22 • CV WORKSHOP : HOW TO CREATE A STRONG CV

Presenter: Shocker Career Accelerator

The curriculum vitae (CV) provides a detailed overview of your academic and professional history. A standard document required by applications to graduate school, postdocs, faculty positions, and other academic positions, the purpose of a CV is to summarize your relevant professional experiences and accomplishments. But how do you write one? Find out practical tips and tricks from the Shocker Career Accelerator at his informative workshop.

12:30 P.M. | Register for the virtual session


SEPTEMBER 28 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE FIRST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENT-MASTERS OR DOCTORAL

Presenter: PD.Education

Are you just starting your graduate education journey? Are you looking for tips to make it (and your academic writing journey) easier? Professor Maria will cover what you'll need to do with your mind: critical reading, thinking, writing, and analysis--in brief order, to lead you into the specifics of what you need to do every time you write. Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


OCTOBER 5 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: CAREGIVING - WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT MANAGING IT, ESPECIALLY IN GRADUATE SCHOOL

Presenter: PD.Education

Not only is the increased demand for family caregiving expected to continue, but with demographic changes, the way we care of loved ones who are ill or have disabilities is also evoloving. As young adults, including graduate students, may be more likely to caregive, it's important to learn ways to cope with this additional demand on your time. Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


OCTOBER 8 • MONTHLY GRAD STUDENT SOCIAL

Presented by: the Graduate School and Graduate Student Council

Kick off fall break and get to know your fellow grad students--Join us for bowling, billiards, darts, snacks, and drinks!

5:30 - 7:30 PM | Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in the RSC Basement


OCTOBER 9-12 • FALL BREAK


OCTOBER 12 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: HITTING THE MARK-FINISHING YOUR DISSERTATION OR THESIS ON TIME, ON TASK

Presenter: PD.Education

Graduation comes with trying to simultaneously trying to hit many targets in the bullseye. It can be exhausting and overwhelming. However, planning ahead with foresight and understanding can relieve much of the stress! Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


OCTOBER 13 • THINKING LIKE A RESEARCHER IN YOUR DAILY LIFE

Presenter: Carolyn Speer 

Gathering data, creating and testing hypotheses, and making data-based decisions are all things some students learn in their programs of study; but these habits can have value well beyond the classroom and laboratory. In fact, these "scientific habits of mind" can support each of us in our personal lives as well. This practical session will intriduce the idea of applying the scientific method to life's daily questions and provide you with some practical advice about how to think like a research to improve your own life.

12:30 P.M. Lunch | Harvest Room RSC 142


OCTOBER 19 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: HOW TO MAKE A PERSISTENT PERSONAL CHANGE

Presenter: PD.Education

Meet Professor David Leasure as he discusses improvement planning with the WOOP and SOL methods. Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


OCTOBER 26 • PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR: THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Presenter: PD.Education

As everyone who has watched one of her videos knows, Professor Maria Sanchez Matino is a master of making a presentation that stays with the viewer after the session is complete. This is what you want to aim for in your conference presentations, whether they be live or online. Tune in for tips on creating awesome and informative presentations that stick with your audience! Can't attend at the live streaming time?--Register and the link will be sent to your email or log-in to PD.Education to find all the on-demand content.

7:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Fall Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


NOVEMBER 12 • THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT®) 

Oral presentations by students doing original research. The competition will begin with heats and the winner from each heat will compete in a final round. The winner with represent Wichita State University at a regional competition.

Registration will at 11:59 PM on November 1, 2021.

2:00 - 5:00 P.M. | RSC 2nd floor 


NOVEMBER 12 • MONTHLY GRAD STUDENT SOCIAL

Presented by: the Graduate School and Graduate Student Council

Stop by after 3MT® and get to know your fellow grad students--Join us for billiards, darts, snacks, and drinks!

5:30 - 7:30 PM | Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in the RSC Basement


NOVEMBER 18 • CAREER CHATS: EMPLOYER MEET-UP

Presenter: Shocker Career Accelerator

Are you ready for the workforce--but missing that polish? What should you be working on in your life right now? Are you building a professional network? Come chat with Wichita area employers at this casual event to learn how to be a productive employee and make the most of your career. This event will start with a panel discussion and move into a networking session. Let us know you can make it by logging into Handshake at wichita.edu/careerchats with your WSUID and password and clicking "Join Event."

5:30 P.M. snacks | Pike Room RSC 266


DECEMBER 2 • LAST DAY OF CLASSES


DECEMBER 3 • STUDY DAY


DECEMBER 4-9 • FINALS


DECEMBER 12 • COMMENCEMENT

Congratulations to all our fall graduates!  For details regarding commencement, please see the  WSU commencement page.


We update our schedule as new events that could benefit you come to our attention, so check back often for more opportunities!

PAST EVENTS

Spring 2021

JANUARY 12 • GTA TRAINING

The Graduate School is partnering with the Academic Resource Conference to present GTA training. Training is required for all new GTAs. 

JANUARY 12: MANDATORY SESSIONS FOR NEW GTAs
  • 9:00am-Noon: New GTA Onboarding. Drs. Speer and Wilks presenting (Title IX; FERPA; SEAS; Responsibilities; Power & Authority; Accessibility; Contingency plans)
  • 2:00pm-2:50pm: Introduction to Blackboard (with updates for the new SaaS environment)
  • 4:00pm-4:50pm: Using the Blackboard Grade Center
  • Teaching in the American Classroom (For GTAs who did not go to school in the American educational system): Click HERE to access. Try to be done prior to the 9 AM training if possible.
JANUARY 11-15: Highly recommended if working with students directly and/or if required by the supervisor
  • Monday, Jan 11th. 10:00am-10:50am: Introduction to Panopto
  • Monday, Jan 11th. 4:00pm-4:50pm: Proctoring Options at Wichita State
  • Monday, Jan 11th.  5:00pm-5:50pm: Lightning Session #1: Honesty Pledges, The Blackboard Phone App, the Panopto Phone App
  • Tuesday, Jan 12th. 11:00am-11:50am: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID19
  • Tuesday, Jan 12th. 1:00pm-1:50pm: Helping Troubled Students
  • Tuesday, Jan 12th. 5:00pm-5:50pm: Lightning Round #2: Who Can Help Me?, How to Order Captions for Panopto, Remote Teaching Checklist
  • Wednesday, Jan 13th. 9:00am-9:50am: Instructional Video: Devices and Planning
  • Wednesday, Jan 13th. 10:00am-10:50am: Instructional Video: Staging and Editing
  • Friday, January 15th. 9:00-Noon: Building and Deploying Tests in Blackboard Workshop
  • Friday, January 15th. 1:00pm-4:00pm  New to Teaching Online Workshop

We also invite you to attend any other event that interests you!


SPRING • NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION

New Graduate Student Orientation has moved online for Spring 2020. Please check our Orientation page for links to the Orientation Modules and scheduled Zoom Question & Answer Sessions.


FEBRUARY 1 • CLASSES BEGIN


FEBRUARY 8 • 15 MINUTE SERIES: SKILLS TO ACE GRADUATE SCHOOL - SELF-REGULATION SKILLS

Presenter: PD.Education

Do you ever feel like there is a hidden curriculum to graduate school that others have the insider track and you are struggling to learn all the rules? Joining Dr. E. Alana James for 15 minutes a week with the opportunity to ask questions after can make all the difference.

11:00 A.M. | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


**CANCELLED** FEBRUARY 10 • CAREER CHATS

Presenter: Career Development Center

Are you ready for the workforce – but missing that polish? What should you be working on in your life right now? Are you building a professional network? Chat with employers at this causal virtual event, learn how to be a productive employee, and make the most of your career.


FEBRUARY 16 • WEBINAR: WRITING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR THE FIRST YEAR GRADUATE STUDENT MASTERS OR PHD

Presenter: PD.Education

Are you just starting your graduate education journey? Are you looking for tips to make it (and your academic writing journey) easier? Professor Maria will cover what you have to do with your mind (critical thinking, writing, analysis) in brief in order to lead you into the specifics of what you need to do every time you write.

11:00 A.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


FEBRUARY 18 - FEBRUARY 24 • CAPITAL GRADUATE RESEARCH SUMMIT

The Capital Graduate Research Summit (CGRS) is an annual graduate student research competition. This year's CGRS will be held online. Video presentations will be available for one week beginning on February 18.


FEBRUARY 19 • WEBINAR: CAREGIVING - WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT MANAGING IT, ESPECIALLY IN GRADUATE SCHOOL

Presenter: PD.Education

Not only is the increased demand for family caregiving expected to continue, but with demographic changes, the way that care for loved ones who are ill or have disabilities is distributed isi evolving. As young adults, including graduate students, may be more likely to caregive it's important that they learn ways to help them cope with this additional demand on their time.

11:00 A.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


FEBRUARY 23 • WEBINAR: CRITICALLY ANALYZING ARGUMENTS IN JOURNALS AND DISSERTATIONS (ALL FIELDS)

Presenter: PD.Education

Some fields don't discuss argumentation; they may discuss "telling your research story", but whatever language is used in your field you need to claim your findings to be true and to discuss the basis on which they were derived. Professor Maria is the author of a series of webinars on the subject of the various kinds of argumentation. Here she shows you how to analyze what you are reading, using examples from several fields; some in journal form and others from dissertations.

11:00 A.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


FEBRUARY 25 • NAVIGATING THE CAREER DECISION MAKING PROCESS

Presenter: BioKansas

This interactive session begins with participants identifying and discussing their professional strengths, interests, and weaknesses. Participants explore how their personal values and life experiences shape their goals and contribute to career satisfaction. Using the previous discussions and activities, participants design and critically evaluate an action plan to better position themselves for successful career decisions.

12:30 - 2:00 P.M. | Register Here


MARCH 2 • WEBINAR: HITTING THE MARK - FINISHING YOUR DISSERTATION OR THESIS ON TIME, ON TASK, AND WITH RIGOR

Presenter: PD.Education

Graduation comes packaged with students simultaneously trying to hit many targets in the bullseye. It can be exhausting and overwhelming. However, planning ahead with foresight and understanding can relieve much of the stress.

Professor Maria has been working individually and with cohorts for years and brings her full depth of understanding fo the challenges you face (no matter what your field is). You can count on her to layout the challenges of rigor as you stay on task to bring your final work to the finish line on time as well.

11:00 A.M. | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 8 • 15 MINUTE SERIES: SKILLS TO ACE GRADUATE SCHOOL - REFLECTION AND REFLEXION

Presenter: PD.Education

Do you ever feel like there is a hidden curriculum to graduate school that others have the insider track and you are struggling to learn all the rules? Joining Dr. E. Alana James for 15 minutes a week with the opportunity to ask questions after can make all the difference.

11:00 A.M. | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 9 • PRE-RECORDED TUESDAYS - DOING A LITERATURE REVIEW: HOW TO APPROACH IT

Presenter: PD.Education

Literature review establishes the foundation of your study or academic paper. Since the input information can be overwhelming, you need to have a plan to do it. In this webinar, how to do that is discussed.

7:00 PM | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 15-19 • WELLNESS WEEK WITH GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL

Presenter: Graduate Student Council (GSC)

Monday, March 15

CHALLENGE • MINDFULLNESS MONDAY

Take time to reflect and write down at least 3 things you are grateful for. Give yourself positive affirmation and notice everything good that makes you amazing!

Tuesday, March 16

CHALLENGE • TAKE A BREAK TUESDAY

Nap, rest, and slow down--It's okay to relax!

EVENT • GRAB & GO HEALTHY BREAKFAST

Find GSC from 8:30 - 10:00 AM in the RSC first floor (lounge) to grab a quick, pre-packaged breakfast while supplies last!

Wednesday, March 17

CHALLENGE WAKE UP WEDNESDAY

Wake up earlier than usual, get fresh air, take time to breathe, and eat a well-balanced breakfast. If you can, take a walk around campus!

EVENT LUNCH & LEARN EVENT

Register for our Zoom event at 12:30 - 1:30 PM where a panel of WSU Grad Students share their experience on everything they wish they knew before going into grad school and how they manage their mental health.

Thursday, March 18

CHALLENGE • TREAT YOURSELF THURSDAY

Do something that makes you happy!

Friday, March 19

CHALLENGE • FRIENDSHIP FRIDAY

Reach out to a friend and ask them how they're doing.

EVENT "ZOOM ZUMBA"

Register for our Zoom Zumba at 4:00 - 5:00 PM. End the week feeling energized with us! We will be streaming a pre-recorded video.

If you choose, share pics of your week by tagging @WSUGSC and use #WeSupportU

Questions? Email gsc.publicandmedia@wichita.edu or gsc.eventcoordinator@wichita.edu 


MARCH 16 • PRE-RECORDED TUESDAYS - ARGUMENTATION FOR ACADEMIC PAPERS: A NEED

Presenter: PD.Education

Academic writing supposes the ability to reason systematically in support of an idea, theory, or decision. However, argumentation may become a muddy field for graduate students; usually, because they lack an understanding of what it really is and how to perform it. This webinar focuses on sharpening your argumentation skills for more compelling academic writing.

7:00 PM | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 23 • PRE-RECORDED TUESDAYS - HELP YOUR ACADEMIC WRITING BY USING MODELS

Presenter: PD.Education

No matter what the writing, the most important consideration is how to take your reader through your writing to the end result. This webinar teaches you how to choose and properly analyze others' work in order to build a model for your own success. This technique works for papers in classes as well as it does for 200-page theses/dissertations or journal articles. 

7:00 PM | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 25 • DELIVERING YOUR MESSAGE THROUGH EFFECTIVE DATA VISUALIZATION

Presenter: BioKansas

Clearly communicating data is integral to the research process. Data visualization is a skill that can be built and strengthened, and when done well, can amplify your work and bring valuable visibility to you as a professional.

12:30 - 1:30 P.M. | Register Here


MARCH 29 • 15 MINUTE SERIES: PRACTICAL TIPS FOR RESEARCHERS - PULLING WHAT YOU NEED AS YOU READ RESEARCH

Presenter: PD.Education

Science is built on many underlying assumptions about research. If you are new to the game you don't understand this way of thinking or what people expect. A lot of that you pick up as you go along by research research and through your classwork, however this series is dedicated to making the subtle explicit.

11:00 A.M. | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


MARCH 31 • PRE-RECORDED TUESDAYS - WRITING TIPS EVERY GRAD STUDENT NEEDS

Presenter: PD.Education

Academic writing has two major considerations: what you want to say and your skill level in how you say it appropriately for your audience. Too much to cover in one webinar! This session will be a comparative study across a series of final papers and journal articles to discuss these two basic ideas. It closes with a checklist for all students to take with them through which to critique their own work and the work of others.

7:00 PM | More information and register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


APRIL 2 • GRADUATE RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY PROJECTS SYMPOSIUM

The Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) Symposium is the annual university-wide graduate research symposium to showcase and spread awareness of graduate student research. GRASP will be hosted online via Blackboard; more event details to come.


APRIL 5- 9 • GRADUATE STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK

Monday, April 5

Picture This: Graduate Student Life Photography Challenge. Submit your photos of graduate student life to GSC for the chance to win a prize!

Tuesday, April 6

GSC Cookies & Coffee Table 9:30-10:30 AM on the RSC First Floor while supplies last.

Resume Building for Graduate Students 3-4 PM CST on Zoom: The resume is a critical document in the job search process. Whether you are applying for a part/full-time position, on-campus employment, co-op/internship, graduate school admissions, research, fellowship, scholarships, or volunteer experience, you will need to develop and maintain a professional document to apply for these opportunites. Join this hands-on workshop to help you understand what information is required and the elements of a professional resume to pursue the perfect opportunity for your skillset.

Wednesday, April 7

Chat with the Graduate School Deans 12:30-1:30 PM CST on Zoom: Join the GSC and Graduate School Deans for a chat! Register

Ace the Interview for Graduate Students 3-4 PM CST on Zoom: Join this hands-on session to help you understand what to do before, during, and after an interview to gain an understanding of how to best answer typical interview questions!

Friday, April 9

Sweet Celebration 2-3 PM on the RSC First Floor while supplies last: Grab a sweet snack from GSC!


APRIL 8 • WEBINAR: (PRE-RECORDED) THE WRITING TIPS THAT EVERY GRADUATE STUDENT NEEDS

Presenter: PD.Education

Academic writing has two major considerations - what you want to say and your skill level in how you say it appropriately for your audience. Too much to cover in one sitting this webinar will be a comparative study across a series of final papers and journal articles to discuss these two basic ideas. It will end with a checklist for all students to take with them through which to critique their work and others.

12:00 P.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


APRIL 8 • BUILDING PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR DIVERSE PATHWAYS

Presenter: BioKansas

This workshop begins by presenting data on in-demand professional skills in bioscience fields and why these skills are critical for career success and advancement. Participants discuss ways to demonstrate these skills in resumes and interviews. They assess their current professional skills and identify opportunities to gain additional experience.

12:30 - 2:00 P.M. | Register Here


APRIL 13 • WEBINAR: THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS - FOR ONLINE OR LIVE CONFERENCES

Presenter: PD.Education

join Professor Mario as she discusses such topics as layout, clarity, presentation basics, and how to create attention-grabbing paper titles. You'll go away at the end much more confident that you understand the subtleties of sharing your work so that your audience gets the most out of it.

11:00 A.M. | Register here

**Looking for a topic not listed here? Check PD.Education's complete Spring Webinar Schedule or Log-In for on-demand resources.**


APRIL 19-23 • WELLNESS WEEK

Tuesday, April 20

12:30 - 1:00 PM CST on Zoom: Join GSC and Counseling and Protective Services to learn strategies on how to improve graduate student mental health, build resiliency, and manage stress. Zoom Registration.

Wednesday, April 21

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on the RSC East Patio: GSC is collaborating with the Student Government Association to hand out FREE Wellness Kits. SGA will also hand out sno-cones. 

Friday, April 23

4:00 - 5:00 PM at the Outdoor Heskett Tennis Courts (just east of the Heskett Center): End the week with some yoga led by the amazing Rex Hafenstine! Find us at the outdoor tennis courts in between the Hesket Center and the Softball field. *Masks and social distancing are encouraged.*

Additional Events and More Info

Looking for additional Wellness Week activities? Check the Student Government Association social media:

Questions about GSC events? Follow them on social media or email gsc.publicandmedia@wichita.edu or gsc.eventcoordinator@wichita.edu 

PD.Education Wellness Videos On-Demand

Need more Wellness Week or can't make it to the events? Check out these pre-recorded videos on PD.Education (be sure to log-in first):

First time logging in? Find your log-in information in the email sent (from DoctoralNet) at the start of the semester or reset your password using your WSU Student Email address (the one ending in @shockers.wichita.edu).

Fall 2020

SUMMER • ACADEMIC RESOURCE CONFERENCE 2020

In preparation for Fall teaching, all current and future GTAs are invited to attend the Academic Resource Conference. ARC 2020 has moved online with live Zoom and on-demand trainings throughout the summer. Check out the Academic Resource Conference #WSUARC20 page for more details.


AUGUST 11 • GTA TRAINING

Mandatory new GTA workshop. In addition to this GTA training, new GTAs should attend the sessions in the new GTA track of the Academic Resource Conference.

9:00 - 11:30 a.m. | ONLINE VIA ZOOM


FALL • NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION

New Graduate Student Orientation has moved online for Fall 2020. Please check our Orientation page for links to the Orientation Modules and scheduled Zoom Question & Answer Sessions.

August 13/12:00-1:00 p.m. CST | Question & Answer Session 1

August 13/5:30-6:30 p.m. CST | Question & Answer Session 2

August 14/3:00-4:00 p.m. CST | Question & Answer Session 3


AUGUST 17 • CLASSES BEGIN 


SEPTEMBER 4 • WRITING AN AWESOME LITERATURE REVIEW

Learn all the steps to create a literature review, from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings.

Presenter: University Libraries

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | ONLINE


SEPTEMBER 22 • PREPARING A COMPETITIVE NSF-GRFP APPLICATION 

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) is one of the most prestigious programs to recognize and support outstanding graduate students. The NSF-GRFP is open to 1st-year domestic graduate students and undergraduate seniors in a STEM discipline who are (or will be) pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree. The five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 to the institution. 

Presenter: Coleen Pugh, Graduate School Dean and AVP of Research

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | ONLINE VIA ZOOM 


SEPTEMBER 23 • COVID IN THE 21ST CENTURY WORKPLACE

COVID-19 has upended the way we shop, attend classes, socialize, and do business. Join us while we examine the ways that COVID has impacted the modern workplace and shifted the way we think about remote work.

Presenter: Carolyn Speer, Manager of Instructional Design and Technology at Wichita State University

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | ONLINE VIA ZOOM 


SEPTEMBER 23 • INTRODUCTION TO ENDNOTE

Learn to use EndNote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into an MS Word document.

Presenter: University Libraries

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. | ONLINE


OCTOBER 7 • SPEAK FOR SUCCESS

In a competitive world, knowing your audience and speaking effectively is key. Learn how to synthesize your research, speak persuasively, and explain the significance of your findings to different audiences. Learn overall presentation skills and how to give an effective elevator speech.

Presenters: Lisa Parcell, Associate Professor & Sandy Sipes, Senior Lecturer

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Recommended for anyone with an upcoming research presentation or anyone interested in participating in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition to be held on November 6.


OCTOBER 8 • CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES: RESUME BUILDING LAB

The resume is a critical document in the job search process. Whether you are applying for a full-time career position after graduate school or research, fellowship, or volunteer experience, you will need to develop and maintain this professional document. Join us for an interactive virtual workshop so you can pursue the perfect opportunity!

Presenter: Margarita Baez, Career Development Center

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | ONLINE


OCTOBER 15 • CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES: JOB HUNTING LAB

This interactive virtual job-hunting lab will walk you through steps to conduct an effective employment search while in graduate school.

Presenter: Maggie Slack, Career Development Center

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | ONLINE


OCTOBER 16 • SAGE RESEARCH METHODS

Explore the world of research! Learn to use the SRM project planner and methods map to create your own best original research.

Presenter: University Libraries

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. | ONLINE


OCTOBER 21 • WORKING IN GROUPS REMOTELY

As COVID-19 has changed the way that nearly all workplaces operate, collaborating remotely has become increasingly important. Join us for tips on how to effectively work in a group remotely.

Presenter: Carolyn Speer, Manager of Instructional Design and Technology at Wichita State University

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. | ONLINE VIA ZOOM


OCTOBER 21 • ENDNOTE OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES

Customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices.

Presenter: University Libraries

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  | ONLINE


OCTOBER 22 • CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERIES: ACE THE INTERVIEW

This session will help you understand what to do before, during, and after an interview. Gain an understanding of how to best answer typical interview questions, behavior-based interview questions, and make an excellent first impression.

Presenter: Sarah Rupp, Career Development Center

12:30-1:30 p.m. | ONLINE


OCTOBER 23 • INTRODUCTION TO ENDNOTE

Learn to use EndNote to upload citation data from library databases, create new citations in various citation styles, organize citations, and insert citations into a MS Word document.

Presenter: University Libraries

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  | ONLINE


NOVEMBER 6 • THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT®) 

Oral presentations by students doing original research. The competition will begin with heats and the winner from each heat will compete in a final round. The winner with represent Wichita State University at a regional competition. 

Time TBD | ONLINE


NOVEMBER 11 • ENDNOTE OPTIMIZATION STRATEGIES

Customize citation styles, edit parenthetical citations, and sync multiple devices.

Presenter: University Libraries

5:30 p.m. | ONLINE--Register here


NOVEMBER 13 • WRITING AN AWESOME LITERATURE REVIEW

Learn all the steps to create a literature review, from conducting comprehensive research to synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings.

Presenter: University Libraries

12:00 - 1:00 p.m  | ONLINE--Register here


NOVEMBER 23-29 • THANKSGIVING BREAK


DECEMBER 3 • LAST DAY OF CLASSES


DECEMBER 4 • STUDY DAY


DECEMBER 5-10 • FINALS


DECEMBER 13 • COMMENCEMENT

Congratulations to all our fall graduates!  For details regarding commencement, please see the WSU commencement page.

Spring 2020

JANUARY15 • NEW GTA WORKSHOP

Mandatory new GTA student workshop. In addition to Graduate School training, the Office of Instructional Design & Access will also provide beneficial training and teaching resources. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. lunch | RSC 2nd Floor


 JANUARY16 • NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION 

Graduate School welcome and overview of graduate student services for new students.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. snacks | RSC 233 Santa Fe Room


JANUARY 21  CLASSES BEGIN


JANUARY 30 • LINKEDIN: CRAFT A STELLAR PROFILE AND BUILD A VALUABLE NETWORK

For many, LinkedIn is the social media equivalent of an awkward networking event. However, 98% of recruiters and 85% of hiring managers use LinkedIn to find candidates. Come to this workshop where you'll learn how to craft a stellar profile, build a valuable network and leverage both to your best advantage. Let us know if you're coming by logging into Handshake with your WSUID and password and click "Join Event." An email confirmation will be send to your "shockers.wichita.edu" email address. Be sure to bring your laptop!

Presenter: Christina Unrein from the Possibility Lab

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | Hubbard Hall (HH) 209


FEBRUARY 6 • FAILURE IS NECESSARY

Everyone wants innovation, but being an innovator means you must have a high tolerance for failure. Failure is part of the innovation process. Come to this panel discussion to hear about the upside of failure and begin working on your own ability to accept the concept of "failing fast, failing forward."

Panel discussion lead by Dr. Carolyn Speer, manager of WSU Instructional Design & Technology

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


FEBRUARY 12 • PRIVILEGE AND OPPRESSION

Join us for an interactive workshop that focuses on both privilege and oppression where you will participate in the Privilege Walk and the matrix of oppression activities. This workshop is a safe space for participants showing how power and privilege can affect lives while bringing awareness to your own privilege and how to provide opportunities to others.

Presenter: Danielle Johnson, Assistant Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room


FEBRUARY 20 • DESIGNING BETTER THINGS

What is design thinking? Join us and our friends from the College of Innovation and Design for a quick overview of how to utilize design thinking processes to help you design for the future!

Presenter: Kristyn Smith, Design Educator at the WSU College of Innovation and Design

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


FEBRUARY 26 • CAPITAL GRADUATE RESEARCH SUMMIT

The Capital Graduate Research Summit (CGRS) is held annually at the State Capital in Topeka, Kansas.


MARCH 5 • ASK AN EXPERT: TEACHING IN GRAD SCHOOL

Have a question about teaching or graduate school? Come to "ask an expert" for advice and insight on your challenges as a GTA. We will provide snacks and three experienced educators to help guide you; bring your challenges, your own solutions, and your goals. Together, we can work to make your experience as a GTA the best it can be.

Presenters: Kerry Wilks, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, and Carolyn Speer, Manager of Instructional Design and Access

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


MARCH 11 • THE ART OF COMMUNICATION IN PROFESSIONAL LIFE **CANCELLED**

Communication has a huge impact on whether we make it out in the real world!  Join us to explore how our ability to communicate affects our professional lives and to learn tips for improving your professional communication skills.

Presenter: Dr. Ray Hull, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Audiology/Neurosciences

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room


MARCH 19 • AGILE IS FOR EVERYONE **CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19**

Agile is a philosophy for software development teams since the early 2000s--a methodology that values that individuals and interactions over processes and tools, working software over comprehensive documentation, customer collaboration over contract negotiation, and responding to change over following a plan. As the influenced of Agile ideas has grown, that has driven the adaptation of those core ideas and methodologies into other types of work. This panel of experts from campus and the local business community will discuss the advantages of agile processes and their applications in a variety of contexts.

Panel discussion lead by John Jones, Director of the Media Resources Center at WSU.

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


 MARCH 23-27 • SPRING BREAK


APRIL 2 • CITATION MANAGEMENT **CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19**

What if there were a tool that could help you keep track of research, organize resources to share with group members, generate references, and create bibliographies? There is--it's citation management software! Your WSU librarians will compare EndNote, Zotero, and Mendeley so you can choose the right one for your needs.

Presenter: University Libraries

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 203 Lancelot Room


 APRIL 6-10 • GRAD STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK


MAY 1 • GRADUATE RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY PROJECTS SYMPOSIUM **MOVED ONLINE DUE TO COVID-19**

The Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) Symposium is the annual university-wide graduate research symposium to showcase and spread awareness of graduate student research. We are migrating GRASP to an online showcase for students, faculty, and staff.

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. | RSC Ballroom 


MAY 7 • LAST DAY OF SPRING CLASSES


MAY 8 • GRAD STUDENTS AT THE ULRICH **CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19**

Celebrate the end of the semester with student friends and faculty! Join us for hors- d’oeuvres and adult and soft beverages at WSU’s nationally recognized modern and contemporary art museum.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Ulrich Museum of Art

Co-Sponsors: Graduate School & Ulrich Museum


MAY 9-13 • FINAL EXAMS


MAY 16 • COMMENCEMENT

Congratulations to all our spring graduates!  For details regarding commencement, please see the WSU commencement page.

Fall 2019

AUGUST 14 • NEW GTA WORKSHOP

Mandatory new GTA student workshop. In addition to Graduate School training, the Office of Instructional Design & Access will also provide beneficial training and teaching resources. Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m.

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. lunch | Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex


AUGUST 15 • NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION

Graduate School welcome and overview of graduate student services for new students.

2:00 - 5:00 p.m. snacks | Hubbard Hall 208


AUGUST 15 • FALL WELCOME BACK PARTY

Help us kick off the new academic year with bowling, billiards, darts, and snacks at the Graduate Student Fall Welcome Back Party.

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. snacks | Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes in the RSC Basement


AUGUST 22 • LEADING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

We don’t shop the way we used to. We don’t read the way we used to. And we definitely don’t work the way we used to. Our new realities, consequences of technology and culture-based changes in the workplace, require new leadership models. What does leadership look like in the 21st century? To answer this question, we will explore concepts such virtual and distributed teams, communication methods, greater availability of data analytics, and much more. The discussion features two veteran leaders with experience in higher education, startups, and Fortune-500 corporations. They will explore their own experiences adapting to the modern workplace and what you can expect in the future as you continue your own journey in the workplace.

Presenters: Tonya Witherspoon is the Associate Vice President of Industry and Engagement of Workforce Applied Learning at WSU. She was previously COO of SNT Media, was a founder and the first executive director for Ennovar at WSU.  Prior to those positions, she held key positions at NetApp, LSI, and had her own technology startup, Mindscapes.

John Jones is Director of the Media Resource Center at WSU. He was Previously the Manager of Engineer Education at NetApp, Director of New Media at ESSDACK, and was the Director of Corporate Communications for LineSight, a local web development startup.

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


SEPTEMBER 5 • DATA ANALYSIS FOR BEGINNERS

Does the idea of a data-driven workplace intimidate you? Come to this session to learn some basic concepts about data. What is data and how should you go about collecting it?


Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Speer is a WSU staff member and also teaching quantitative analysis and research methods in the Criminal Justice department. Her approach to teaching is down-to-earth and conversational, and she will work to put students at ease with data.

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


SEPTEMBER 11 • SPEAK FOR SUCCESS

In a competitive world, knowing your audience and speaking effectively is key. Learn how to synthesize your research, speak persuasively, and explain the significance of your findings to different audiences. Learn overall presentation skills and how to give an effective elevator speech.

Presenters: Elliott School of Communication - Lisa Parcell, Associate Professor & Sandy Sipes, Senior Lecturer

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room

Recommended for anyone interested in a proposal submittal to the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition to be held on November 15.

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


SEPTEMBER 18 • PREPARING A COMPETITIVE NSF-GRFP APPLICATION

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) is one of the most prestigious programs to recognize and support outstanding graduate students. The NSF-GRFP is open to 1st-year domestic graduate students and undergraduate seniors in a STEM discipline who are (or will be) pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree. Awardees receive a lucrative annual stipend and education allowance for three years to support their training.

Presenter: Dr. Dennis Livesay, Dean of the College of Engineering

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 313 Prairie Room


SEPTEMBER 20 • HEAD SHOCKS

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what does your Linkedin profile picture say about you? The Career Development Center is hosting a photo shoot to help you spruce up your Linkedin profile with a new headshot. So, put on your best professional wear, stop by, and smile! 

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. | Brennan III


SEPTEMBER 25 • CLEAR, CONCISE, AND SUCCESSFUL PROPOSALS

This workshop will provide grant writing tips and resources to utilize. Funders and their reviewers want proposals that are clear, concise, and consistent. Come to this workshop to learn some hands-on approaches to improve your grant-writing skills.

Presenter: Fran Cook, CRA, Training Manager for the WSU Office of Research, will present strategies for responding to a variety of funders and funding opportunities.

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room


OCTOBER 3 • WRITING A LITERATURE REVIEW IN THE SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING

Learn all the steps to create an effective literature review, from conducting comprehensive searches to synthesizing perspectives to presenting your findings. This workshop will emphasize resources and strategies appropriate to the sciences, but students of all majors are welcome to attend-whether you're drowning in sources, lost in the weeds, or unsure where to begin, this workshop is for you!

Presenter: Meghann Kuhlmann, Assistant Professor and Instruction and Research Services Librarian

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


OCTOBER 9 • THE ART OF COMMUNICATION: MANNER OF PRESENTATION AND STAGE PRESENCE

We all want to be great communicators when we speak before an audience.  Communicating in a clear and articulate manner is the essence of being a professional! Naturally, we want to "wow" our audience with our presence and our manner of speaking! This presentation will provide some pointers on how to communicate in a dynamic way before your next audience.

Presenter: Dr. Ray Hull, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Audiology/Neurosciences

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


OCTOBER 17 • PATENT SEARCHING FOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Learn how to search for patents alongside scholarly articles to research the advancement of technology. We will primarily focus on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office databases and Google Patents.  We will use a combination of keyword and classification searching, among other strategies.

Presenter: Sara Butts, University Libraries

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


OCTOBER 23 • EASY DATA COLLECTION

Collecting data on the university level can often feel overwhelming considering the sheer amount of information that most data represents. This presentation looks at how to efficiently collect and organize data and what tools work best for reduced-stress collation.

Presenter: Heather Merchant, Instructional Designer with Instructional Design and Access

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


OCTOBER 30 • USING EXCEL TO ORGANIZE AND UNDERSTAND YOUR DATA

Like most graduate students, you probably have a thesis or research project in your future for which you will need to collect and analyze data. Good data organization can make your research stronger, clarify your analyses, and make patterns or trends easier to distinguish, all while saving you needed time. Excel is an incredibly versatile tool for collecting, organizing, and understanding your data. In this training, we will learn the best ways to organize our data with Excel, what common mistakes to avoid, and some simple functions for better understanding and analyzing our data.

Presenter: Heather Merchant, Instructional Designer with Instructional Design and Access

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. lunch | RSC 142 Harvest Room

This event is eligible for a digital credential (non-credit badge). Want more information? Visit the Professional Development for Graduate Students Blackboard organization.


NOVEMBER 7 • RESUME WRITING LAB: CRAFT A RESUME THAT WILL GET YOU HIRED

Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. Learn about the product you are marketing, YOU! Learn different resume formats and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Make the most of your essential skills and highlight them on your resume. Know what to reveal in a resume, and what to keep to yourself. Bring your current resume on your laptop or a hard copy.

Presenter: Jill Pletcher

5:00 - 6:30 p.m. snacks | RSC 266 Pike Room


NOVEMBER 15 • THREE MINUTE THESIS (3MT®) SHOW CASE

Oral presentations by students doing original research who were selected to participate through a 3MT® Graduate School Competition. For more information, self-enroll in the Blackboard Organization.

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. | RSC 233 Santa Fe Trail Room


NOVEMBER 20 • INTERNATIONAL CAREER CHATS: EMPLOYER MEET-UP

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. lunch | RSC 233 Santa Fe Trail Room


DECEMBER 6 • GRAD STUDENTS AT THE ULRICH

Celebrate the end of the semester with student friends and faculty! Join us for hors- d’oeuvres and adult and soft beverages at WSU’s nationally recognized modern and contemporary art museum.

3:00 - 5:00 p.m. | Ulrich Museum of Art

Co-Sponsors: Graduate School & Ulrich Museum 


 

We would like to thank our event partners for their collaboration and support: BioKansas; Counseling and Prevention Services; the Elliott School of Communication; Office of Diversity & Inclusion; Office of Instructional Resources; Shocker Career Accelerator; Student Health Services; and University Libraries as well as the Graduate Student Council. We would also like to thank Wichita State's Student Government Association for the funding that makes these events possible.