The Lecture Series in the Mathematical Sciences presents Dr. Robert Fraser, assistant professor in analysis at Wichita State University.

Please join us for a public lecture by Fraser, titled “Oscillatory integral operators and three-point configurations” at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 Jabara Hall (Room 372). Refreshments will be available at 2:30 p.m. in Room 353.

The Wichita State Future Health Care Professionals (FHCP) Spooktacular will take place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at Ahlberg Hall (second floor lobby). Games, snacks and prizes will be available.

For more information, message the FHCP Facebook or Instagram.

Please join us for our next seminar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at Jabara Hall (Room 126) featuring Wichita State’s Dr. Terrance Figy, Department of Physics, Mathematics, and Statistics assistant professor.

Graphic yellow and white on black background with text 'Service Recognition 2021.'

Wichita State University employees who reached a service milestone between Sept. 2, 2020, and Sept. 1, 2021, will be honored at two events on the same day hosted by Wichita State beginning Oct. 25 at Charles Koch Arena.

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of five to 20 years of service with the State of Kansas will be held 9:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at Charles Koch Arena. The order of events is as follows:

  • 9:00 a.m. Doors open
  • 9:30 a.m. Honoree breakfast
  • 10 a.m. Ceremony

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of 25 to 50 years of service with the State of Kansas, Bender of Twigs (25 years dedicated to Wichita State) and those having retired from the WSU will be held 6-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at Charles Koch Arena. The order of events is as follows

  • 5:30 p.m. Doors open
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m. Ceremony

Honorees will be seated in reserved seating on the arena floor. Other Wichita State employees, as well as friends and family, are welcome to attend and observe the ceremony from open-seating available in the arena stands.

WSU health and safety guidelines in place at the time of this event will be observed.  This event will also be broadcast live online. To view this livestream, or for more information about Service Recognition 2021, visit our webpage at the link below.

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 upon request. October 6th|October 21st. 12:00pm-4:00pm. Student Wellness Center. (316)-978-4792. Appointment Required.

The Student Health Services is hosting another Pee for Pizza event noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 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.

Looking to get into indoor gardening? WSU Green Group will be hosting an information session on 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the Rhatigan Student Center, room 265.

Looking to get into indoor gardening? WSU Green Group will be hosting an information session on 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6 in the Rhatigan Student Center, room 265.

Learn about harmful trends in indoor gardening and how to make your houseplants more sustainable. Attendees will have the chance to make their own potting soil and plant small, space-friendly houseplants.

LCDR Joseph M. Hatfield speaks to a roomful of people

The Philosophy Department is pleased to announce two talks by LCDR Joseph M. Hatfield, assistant professor Department of Cyberscience for the U.S. Naval Academy.

  • “The Economic and Philosophical Significance of Cryptocurrencies”: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 27 McKinley Hall 324.
  • “Intelligence under Democary and Authoritarianism: A Philosophical Analysis”: 3:30 p.m. Oct 28 McKinley Hall 324.

Both talks are free and open to the public. For abstracts or ZOOM info, please contact:

Please join the Psychology Department in celebration of the life of Dr. Charles Burdsal, who passed away on Sept. 10. The memorial is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex, room 180.

Burdsal, the community psychology Ph.D. coordinator and professor of psychology, began working at Wichita State University in 1972. At 77 years old, he was still actively teaching classes at Wichita State University at the time of his death.

If you’d like to attend the memorial via Zoom, contact Rhonda Lewis at

Women in Public Service Annual Celebration on October 21st at 5:30 in the John Bardo Center lobby

Join Women in Public Service for the 2021 annual celebration from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21 in the John Bardo Center lobby.

For their lifetime commitment to public service, WPS will honor Kathy Sexton, city manager for the city of Derby, and Lisa Dodson, PPMC research and program evaluation manager.

Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Cash bar is available.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host Dr. Tatiana Mishanina from the University of California-San Diego at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at McKinley Hall (room 224). The event will also be available via Zoom. Dr. Mishanina will present research results in a talk titled “Transcribing DNA Code Into RNA Messages: Insights Into RNA Polymerase From Structural and Biochemical Experiments.”