Pee for Pizza Step 1: Submit a urine sample Step 2: Get Free Pizza! Get tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia at the Student Wellness Center and get free pizza in return. Other free STI testing available on request. November 3|November 18. 12:00pm-4:00pm Student Wellness Center (316)-978-4792 Appointment Required.

Student Health Services is hosting two Pee for Pizza events noon-4 p.m. Nov. 3 and Nov. 18 at the Student Wellness Center. Come submit a urine sample; and while we test it for any signs of STIs,  enjoy some free pizza. Other free STI testing is available upon request.

Call 316-978-4792 to schedule your appointment. Appointments are required to participate.

4th annual 3MT Competition, November 12, Showcase at 4:00 PM Rhatigan Student Center 233 Santa Fe Trail.

The Graduate School will host the fourth annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12. at the Santa Fe Trail Room located in the Rhatigan Student Center. During the 3MT competition, each student will summarize the importance and impact of their research in three minutes.

The 3MT is a worldwide competition and the winner of the showcase will go on to represent Wichita State at a regional competition in spring 2022.

Dia de los Muertos | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, November 2 Rhatigan Student Center 1st Floor | Learn the history and traditions of Día de los Muertos. Join us for traditional sweets and activities during the holiday. | Cosponsored with Hispanic/Latinx Organizations.

Learn the history and traditions of Día de los Muertos by joining the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and collaborating Hispanic and Latinx student organizations 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the  Rhatigan Student Center (first floor). The event will include traditional sweets and activities during the holiday.

Econ Bites on the Go. 12 to 1 PM on November 12, 2021: “The Cost of Occupational Licensing in Kansas and Beyond”. Edward Timmons, Ph.D. Director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation. Service Associate Professor of Economics, West Virginia University. Join us virtually via Zoom. Meeting ID: 3798834810. Passcode: 200. Presented by the Department of Economics & The Institute for the Study of Economic Growth. Questions? Email

The next “Economics Bites on the Go” will take place at noon Nov. 12 via Zoom. The episode will feature behavioral economist Dr. Edward Timmons will discuss “The Cost of Occupational Licensing in Kansas and Beyond.”

Timmons is the director of the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation and a service associate professor of economics from West Virginia University.

“Economics Bites on the Go”  was created by Wichita State’s Department of Economics and the Institute for the Study of Economic Growth. The aim is to provide students and faculty members an opportunity to interact with top-tier economists.

Each talk lasts one hour. For the first 20 minutes, Siyu Wang, WSU Economics Department assistant professor, asks students questions that provoke the guest speakers into a deeper examination of their work and how they see the world. The guest speaker then has 20 minutes to summarize their life-long research. The last 20 minutes is Q&A time, with students and professors interacting with the guest speaker and asking any questions they have in mind.

The Zoom meeting ID is 379-883-4810, and the passcode is 200.

Please join us for our next seminar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Jabara Hall  (Room 126) or via Zoom featuring Dr. Janusz Henkiewicz, professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Journey East Asia Grill; Comedy Karaoke Contest; 7 to 10 pm beginning October 31st 2021; Located at Braeburn Square in the Innovation Campus

Need plans for Halloween? Come to Journey East Asia Grill at Braeburn Square 7-10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31 for a comedy karaoke contest. Members are invited to compete or watch. Food and drinks are available for purchase. 

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The Wichita State History Department will host its fall 2021 lecture, “Hidden History: The Tulsa Race Massacre and the Struggle for America’s Past” with Dr. Scott Ellsworth, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, via Zoom.

Ellsworth, a Tulsa native, is the Department of Afro-American and African Studies professor at the University of Michigan and is the author of “Death in a Promised Land,” the first comprehensive history of the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Ellsworth received his Ph.D. from Duke University in 1982. His awards include a 2016 Poets, Essayists, Novelists book award for “The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball’s Lost Triumph.” Dr. Ellsworth’s most recent book, “The Ground Breaking: An American City” and Its Search for Justice was released in May.

Dr. Ellsworth was one of the lead scholars for the Tulsa Race Riot Commission and is assisting in the effort to uncover unmarked graves of massacre victims.

For more information or to get the Zoom link, contact Dr. Robin Henry at

The College of Health professionals (CHP) Interprofessional Education (IPE) Committee is pleased to host Alan Dow, M.D., M.S.H.A., for his presentation “Interprofessional Education: A Foundation for the Future of Healthcare” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3 via Zoom. During the presentation, participants will learn about facilitation, evaluation and dissemination of IPE to improve health outcomes.

Dr. Dow is a renowned national speaker and serves as the director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Care, and the Ruth and Seymour Perlin tenured professor of Medicine and Health Administration. For more information or to get the Zoom link, contact

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The Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (KS-LSAMP) program will host its first conference 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 3 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 4. The event will be hosted virtually on Nov. 3, and in a hybrid fashion on Nov. 4, with the in-person portion being held in the K-State Student Union on the Kansas State University campus.

The KS-LSAMP program is a multi-institutional alliance comprised of Wichita State University, Kansas State University, and five partner institutions. The overarching goal of KS-LSAMP is to increase the quality and quantity of students completing science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, baccalaureate degrees. It is funded by the National Science Foundation.

The conference is open to all those who are interested in attending, regardless of prior engagement with the KS-LSAMP program. Registration for the KS-LSAMP Conference is free.

To attend, members should send the following information to

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Attendance virtual or in-person
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Are you a Wichita State faculty or staff member who is also a person of color and interested in getting involved but unsure where to start? Join the African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) for the next meeting 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 2 via Zoom.

AAFSA seeks to achieve a visible commitment to the inclusion and valuing of African American students, faculty, staff and WSU alumni in the community. AFFSA meets bi-monthly about current topics important to those they represent.

Join us as we strive to make a difference on and off-campus.