Dr. Edil Torres Rivera — Wichita State professor and Latinx studies director in the Interventions Service and Leadership in Education Department at the College of Applied Studies — will present “In search of a decolonized curriculum: Reimagining models for decolonization and critical consciousness” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 at Jabara Hall (room 127).

Rivera is interested in multicultural counseling, group work, chaos theory, liberation psychology, technology, supervision, multicultural counseling, prisons, Puerto Rican studies, identity development and gang-related behavior. His primary research focuses on how indigenous healing techniques are a necessary ingredient when working with ethnic minority populations in the United States.

Rivera has additional interests in studying the implications of social injustice and oppression in counseling and psychotherapy with ethnic minorities, especially those involving school-age Latinos and Latinas in the United States.

The images showes the exhibit "Crime Scene ICT" It is three different display cases with 2 glass shelves in each case with documents and photographs about the history of Forensic Science in Wichita. The backgound of each case is black with a large red "crime scene" related inmage in each. The first case on the black background is a red fingerprint. In the middle case on the black background is a red outline of a person. On the third case on the black background is a red microscope and vial. Each case has yellow crime scene tape that says "Crime Scene Do Not Cross."

Visit Wichita State’s Ablah Library to view it’s latest exhibit, “Crime Scene ICT,” located on the lower level of Ablah Library, outside of Special Collections. The exhibit was created by Sara Rue, WSU anthropology graduate student.

Crime Scene ICT is about the history of forensic science in Wichita and at Wichita State University.  It highlights O.W. Wilson’s creation of training schools, Dr. William Eckert’s International Organization for Forensic Medicine, and Dr. Peer Moore-Jansen’s current Skeleton Acres Research Facility (SARF).

Rue is pursuing her graduate certificate in museum studies and created the display as part of an independent study under the direction of her instructor, Rachelle Meinecke, WSU Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology museum director.

Three Minute Thesis at WSU: 4th annual 3MT Competition Registration open.

Graduate students, registration is now open for the fourth annual Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

During the 3MT competition, each student summarizes the importance and impact of their research in just three minutes. Winners will go on to represent Wichita State at a regional competition in spring 2022.

Registration closes at 11:59 P.m. Nov. 1 at 11:59 PM. Find rules, tips, and other participant information at our website.

Graphic featuring flame in lamp and text "Keeper of the Flame. A Musical Revue."

Wichita State’s School of Performing Arts presents “Keepers of the Flame” at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 2 and 2 p.m. Oct. 3 at Wilner Auditorium.

“Keepers of the Flame” is a celebration that includes a collection of musical theater scenes and songs that celebrate Wichita State’s Musical Theatre Program. Tickets are free for students with a valid WSU Student ID.

For more ticket prices, contact 316-978-3233 or click the link below.

Join the Wichita State’ Graduate School and Shocker Career Accelerator for tips on how to write the curriculum vitae (CV) at its virtual CV Workshop: How to Create a Strong CV at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 22 via Zoom.

The CV provides a detailed overview of your academic and professional history and is a standard document required by applications for  graduate school, postdocs, faculty positions, and other academic positions. The purpose of a CV is to summarize your relevant professional experiences and accomplishments. Learn how to write a strong CV at this workshop.

Wichita State University Medical Laboratory Sciences Virtual Info Session Friday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. Have questions about the MLS program at Wichita State? Tune it to learn about the application process & chat with program faculty! wichita.edu/MLSinfosession.

Wichita State’s Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences is hosting an information session at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1 via Zoom.

The session will review career opportunities in the medical laboratory sciences profession, an overview of the WSU’s Medical Laboratory Sciences program, and the application process.

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Mark Gregory Wentling, author and an award-winning life member of the Wichita State Alumni Association, will give a presentation about his 50 years of work in 54 countries 6-9 p.m. today, Oct. 15 at the Beggs Ballroom located in the Rhatigan Student Center. The event is hosted by the WSU Philosophy Society, with the aid of the WSU Alumni Association and Watermark Books.

Wentling will offer a presentation based on his vast experience in Africa. This event is open to the entire WSU and Wichita community.

Wentling was born in Wichita and grew up in the nearby rural communities of El Dorado and Udall. He has a wealth of international development experience, working mostly in Africa for the Peace Corps and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

In 2014, the WSU Alumni Association awarded him its annual achievement award.

Wentling speaks a number of languages and is the author of numerous articles and six books including the three-volume “Africa Memoire: 50 years, 54 Countries, One American Life, 1970-2020.”

A question-and-answer session and meet-and-greet reception will follow Wentlin’s presentation.

Join Wichita State’s Military and Veteran Services in honoring the founding of the U.S. Air Force during a come-and-go event 1-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 at Grace Wilke Hall.

The Air Force was founded on Sept. 18, 1947. In the decades since, it has established itself as an air force second-to-none. During the event, the office will also welcome the U.S. Space Command as part of the Air Force structure.

Participants at the event are asked to social distance. Face masks are recommended.

Let's get this ball rolling! Join our BME Bowling Social! Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 6-8 PM Shocker Sports Grill & Lanes Join BME students, faculty, and staff for a free night of FUN and pizza! We look forward to meeting you!

The campus community is invited to bowl with the Biomedical Engineering Department (BME) and Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) at the annual BME Bowling Social 6-8 p.m. Sept. 29 at Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes.

Face masks are highly recommended for vaccinated and unvaccinated participants if they are not actively eating or drinking. Take this opportunity for to get to know BME students and faculty.

AAC Virtual Career Fair October 28, 2021, 10 a.m.-5p.m. (CDT).
Wichita State students are invited to attend the first AAC Virtual Career Fair 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 28 via Career Eco. The fair will allow students and alumni of all degree levels, class levels, and all majors  to visit with employers hiring for full-time and part-time positions, internships and co-op positions locally and throughout the nation.
All universities from the AAC will participate in the event — including Wichita State University, East Carolina University, Southern Methodist University, Temple University, University of Tulsa, Tulane University, University of Central Florida, University of Cincinnati, University of Houston, University of Memphis, and University of South Florida.