Illustrated featuring text fall 2022 town hall.

President Rick Muma will host a town hall for University Libraries 2-3 p.m. today, Sept. 26, via Zoom. The link to the Zoom meeting can be found below.

The Department of Industrial Systems and Manufacturing Engineering (ISME) will host a talk by Sami Alami, senior manager, Deloitte Consutling Industrial Products and Construction 11 a.m.-noon Sept. 30 via Zoom.  His talk is titled “Supply Chain Materials.”

Please contact for the Zoom link.

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WSU faculty and staff are invited to the Grand Opening Celebration of Woolsey Hall at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at Woolsey Hall.

During the event, special remarks from President Rick Muma, WSU Foundation President Elizabeth King, Barton School of Business Dean Larisa Genin and other notable speakers will be broadcast via a YouTube livestream.

Following the remarks, an open house will take place until 4 p.m.

The next physics seminar will take place at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 via Zoom. The seminar will feature two speakers, Dr. Saradindu Samanta and Matteo Vincenzi. Samanta will give a talk titled “Spectroscopy of The Nuclei Around Doubly Magic 56NI Core,” while Matteo Vincenzi’s talk is entitled “A GRAIN of SAND for DUNE:  A Novel UV Camera Concept for Liquid Argon.”

Image of pepperoni pizza slice and text Get tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia by submitting a urine specimen and you will get FREE PIZZA! Do not use the restroom at least one hour prior to testing. By Reservation Only: No Walk-In Accepted! Please call Student Health Services at 316-978-4792 for more information or to reserve your spot. Other testing available upon request. Thursday, October 20th from 12p.m. - 4p.m. Student Wellness Center. Cosponsored by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion, Positive Direction, Inc., & Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes.

The next Student Health Services (SHS) Pee for Pizza event will take place noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 20, at the Student Wellness Center in the Steve Clark YMCA. During the event, participants can get tested for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia by submitting a urine specimen and then receive a free pizza.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Positive Direction and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes, Pee for Pizza occurs twice a month through the fall and spring semesters and is by reservation only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Participants must not use the restroom at least one hour before testing.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact SHS at 316-978-4792. Other testing is available upon request.

"Life of an Entrepreneur" Speaker Series OCTOBER TOPICS: Work / Life Balance, Priorities, & Burnout. Marquetta Atkins - Executive Director Destination Innovation Inc. Register Now at The event is FREE and OPEN TO ALL!

The next “Life of an Entrepreneur” startup speaker series will take place 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Devlin Hall. The event covers the topics of Work/Life Balance, Priorities and Burnout as an entrepreneur. This event is free to attend and offers participants a place ask any questions they may be curious about.

The upcoming speaker, Marquetta Atkins, executive director of Destination Innovation Inc., strives to eliminate the barriers facing young people and women as entrepreneurs. Atkins is creator of the Women Entrepreneurs of Kansas (WeKan!) and is a member of the Entrepreneurship Task Force and the Evergreen Curriculum Committee. She also sits on the Juneteenth committee and serves on the Innovation Committee at Wichita State University.

Attendance for the event is free, but registration is required.

Image of plane. Lockheed Martin 3rd Innovation Works Competition. $12,000 in student prizes. Register by October 14th.

The third annual Innovation Works Competition will take place beginnning at Oct. 21-23. The competition is a partnership between Wichita State, Lockheed Martin Skunk Works and NASA in Kansas and offers a fast-paced and challenging student competition with cash prizes.

Through the qualifying phase, teams of three to four students create a one-minute video about a qualification theme that describes an innovative solution to a real-world problem or scenario. The top 12 teams will be selected to compete in the weekend phase of the competition. 

The weekend competition theme will be announced during the opening session Friday, Oct. 21. the teams will then check during the next 48 hours with short presentations about their problem understanding, focus area, initial solution and offer a refined solution.

To enter the competition, student teams must create a one-minute video and submit register for the competition by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. For more information including rules and qualifications, visit the competition page below.

Image of gun and rubber ducky on a plate with text Rewind to the 1920's with SAC while enjoying a three course dinner and solving a murder! The Murder Mystery Dinner will take place on October 29th in the RSC 3rd Floor Beggs Ballroom at 7PM. Registration closes October 16th, and rates are $8 for students, $15 for faculty and staff, and $20 for general attendance. When you come to "Bullets in the Bathtub" don't forget your Tommy gun, flappers, and gangster hat!

Rewind to the 1920s with Wichita State’s Student Activities Council (SAC) for a Murder Mystery Dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Beggs Ballroom, located on the third floor of the Rhatigan Student Center. The event will include a three-course dinner. Registration is required to attend and closes Oct.16. Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for faculty and staff and $20 for general attendance.

Graphic with wheat kernels in background and text Join us for fall 2022 town halls, WSU Logo at the bottom.

President Rick Muma will host three town halls at three separate times today, Sept. 23, via Zoom. The times and groups include the following:

  • College of Applied Studies — 10-11 a.m.
  • College of Health Professions — 1-2 p.m.
  • College of Engineering — 3:30-4:40 p.m.

Students, faculty, staff and campus innovation partners are invtited to register for the second annual Suspenders4Hope 5k and 1-Mile walk beginning at 8 a.m. Oct.1 at the Steve Clark YMCA. The event benefits StopSuicideICT, and is presented by Ascension Via Christi and the Steve Clark YMCA.

Registration and check-in will begin at 8 a.m. Following the race, there will be presentations by several speakers and awards will be given. This part of the event will be hosted by Annette Lawless. The event will conclude with a 1-Mile Memorial Walk in honor of those who lost their lives to suicide.