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Honors Students, join the Honors College in celebrating Halloween 6-9 p.m. Friday Oct. 21 at the Cohen Honors College lobby. The event will feature a costume contest, movies, popcorn, caramel apples and pumpkin painting.

Make a Difference with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs

Are you interested in a career that will allow you to make a positive impact on your community? Students, faculty and staff attend a Master in Public Administration (MPA) information session at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 or at 3 p.m. Nov. 16 via Zoom. The session is hosted by the the Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs.

The session will discuss how the program prepares students for leadership positions in public and nonprofit organizations. Students of any major are eligible to apply for the MPA program and a graduate record examination is not required for admission consideration.

This info session will also provide attendants an overview of the MPA online and face-to-face programs, including admissions requirements, the curriculum, the resources available to students for graduate studies and the career opportunities that an MPA student can pursue. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

For more information or to sign up for a Zoom session, contact Bethany Kennedy, student program coordinator, at bethany.kennedy@wichita.edu.

Please include the session you wish to attend and your WSU ID in the email.

The next physics seminar will take place at 2 p.m. today in 128 Jabara Hall and via Zoom. The seminar will feature Dr. Fabio Sauli, from the CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, who will give a talk titled “Development of Particle Detectors for High Energy Physics and Beyond.”

The Zoom ID is 417 954 7349; passcode: Physics.

The Military and Veteran Student Center will be celebrating the 247th birthday of the Navy on Oct. 13. Our on-campus celebration will be a come-and-go event at the center in Grace Wilke Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. We will have cake and punch with a brief program. Join us for the celebration.

Wichita State University Diversity Lecture Series: A Conversation with Alfredo Corchado | Mexican-American Journalist and author of Midnight in Mexico and Homelands | 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Ctr. 301 | Register for this event at wichita.edu/diversitylectureseries | Free and open to the public

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to present the Diversity Lecture Series, which features distinguished leaders and experts to inspire campus dialogue, community engagement, and education about the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. An upcoming lecture will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Rhatigan Student Center, room 301.

This lecture will feature keynote speaker Alfredo Corchado, an award-winning journalist, who will share his stories from the press and expertise on immigration, drug violence and foreign policy between the United States and Mexico.

The Diversity Lecture Series is free and open to the public. Registration is required to attend.

Wichita State University Diversity Lecture Series: A Conversation with Alfredo Corchado | Mexican-American Journalist and author of Midnight in Mexico and Homelands | 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 Wichita State University Rhatigan Student Ctr. 301 | Register for this event at wichita.edu/diversitylectureseries | Free and open to the public

The English Department is hosting its first-ever Halloween movie night at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28 in 218 Hubbard Hall. Come (if you dare!) to this free event for a screening of the cult classic “The House on Haunted Hill” from 1959. Drinks and snacks will be provided.

The Center for International Business Advancement (CIBA), the World Trade Council of Wichita (WTCouncil) and the International Business Studies Association (IBSA) invite you to a dinner program on “The China-Taiwan Situation: What Should We Know and What Can We Do About It.”

The program begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Wichita Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive.

Reservations are required and can be made by clicking the button below. The social hour, three-course dinner and presentation cost $45 for individuals; and, $25 for WSU students with an ID card. Seating-only reservations (without the dinner and social hour) are free.

The panel features Usha Haley, chair of the WTCouncil, W. Frank Barton Distinguished Chair in International Business, and professor of management; Geoff Tuff, principal-strategy for Deloitte Consulting in Boston; and Jack Zhang, assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas.

Further questions about the program can be directed to Sherryl Hubble at wtcouncil@wichita.edu or 316-978-3176.  For more information on IBSA, contact President, Denis Orwaru at dgorwaru@shockers.wichita.edu.

SAC presents Murder Mystery Dinner, "Bullets in the Bathtub". Registration rates are: $8 for students, $15 for faculty, $20 for general public. Registration closes October 16th.

Join SAC at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 in the RSC’s Beggs Ballroom to solve a mob murder.

“Bullets In the Bathtub” is a 1920s themed three-course dinner featuring Jest Murder Mystery actors. Dress in your best flapper and mob attire to help solve the murder.

Registration costs $8 for students, $15 for faculty/staff and $20 for the general public. Registration closes Oct. 16. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. on the evening of the event.

Service Recognition 2022

Wichita State University employees who reached a service milestone between the dates of Sept. 2, 2021, and Sept. 1, 2022, will be honored at events hosted by the university in October at the Rhatigan Student Center’s Beggs Ballroom. The 2022 Honorees received their invitation in early October. 

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of five to 20 years of service with the State of Kansas will be held 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 in the RSC Beggs Ballroom (doors will open at 1:30 p.m.).  This event is open to all employees to attend and celebrate with their colleagues who are honorees.  If you would like to attend the celebration, please RSVP as an honoree or non-honoree university attendee by Friday, Oct. 14.

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of 25-55 years of service with the State of Kansas, Bender of Twigs (25 years dedicated to Wichita State) and those having retired from the university will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 in the RSC Beggs Ballroom (doors will open at 5:30 p.m.). This is an invitation-only dinner event for honorees and a guest. 

Watch for updates and see more about Wichita State’s annual employee Service Recognition program. Visit our webpage at wichita.edu/ServiceRecognition. 

A recital in celebration of life for Dr. Walter Mays. Saturday, October 15, 2022 at 3 PM in Wiedemann Hall.

Join the Wichita State University community for a celebration of life for Dr. Walter Mays, distinguished professor in the School of Music, who passed away on July 11. The recital will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 in Wiedemann Hall.

Friends, colleagues, students and family will perform several of May’s original compositions. The event will be live-streamed via the School of Music’s Facebook page.