Literary Feast. A book club for public radio listeners. KMUW Wichita 89.1. "Deeply empathetic yet unflinching in its gaze... an unforgettable exploration of responsibility and redemption." —Celeste NG. Take My Hand, a novel. Dolen Perkins-Valdez. New York Times Bestselling author of Wench.

The next KMUW Literary Feast will take place from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 at KMUW. Dinner will be provided. Literary Feast is KMUW’s monthly book club, featuring selections made by KMUW staff. For May, the staff has selected “Take My Hand” by by Dolen Perkins-Valdez.

Student using robot to 3D print part.

As part of graduation requirements, students take a capstone design course during their senior year under the supervision of a faculty advisor. They will present their projects from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 6 in the John Bardo Center.

Senior Design is the culmination of an engineering or computing education and is where students put into practice all their design engineering skills in order to develop a prototype solution to address an identified need. Many projects are interactive and almost all have real-world applications and are applicable to local industries and companies.

A graphic that shows the options for participating in the fundraiser for WWSU.

The Wichita State community is invited to join the Women of Wichita State for their annual Scholarship Bash to raise funds for scholarships through May 7. The funds will be used to award four WSU students with a scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Anyone can participate in the fundraiser by bidding on an item or items in the online auction,  purchasing the chance to win a jackpot in the 50/50 drawing, making a one-time donation and becoming a sustaining donor with a payroll deduction.

College Prevention Strategies Conversation Invite, LOGOS: Connect the Dots, National Prevention Week, Kansas Prevention Collaborative.

In celebration of National Prevention Week, May 8-14, Wichita State’s Community Engagement Institute’s (CEI) Prevention Initiative and the Kansas Prevention Collaborative are hosting an event that will highlight prevention efforts at the campus, from 10-11:30 a.m. May 10 in the CEI Harvester Room (#127) at 238 N. Mead. There is also a virtual option.

The conversation will provide attendants insight about how suicide, substance misuse, underage drinking, and overdose prevention happens at the campus while discussing what prevention efforts are in place, what measures success, what gaps need to be identified, and other possible ways to offer support. For more information, contact patricia.houston@wichita.edu

The Center for International Business Advancement (CIBA) at the Barton School of Business will host a virtual a panel organized by Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Aalto University about corporate sanctions against Russia 6-8 a.m. May 19.

Guests can ask questions and provide comments at the live discussion. The panel will be moderated by Sofia Villo Aalto University, Finland, doctoral candidate, and Natalya Turkina RMIT vice-chancellor’s postdoctoral fellow.

The panel consists of Stephen Brammer, University of Bath, United Kingdom School of Management dean, Usha Haley, professor and Barton chair, Arno Kourula, University of Amsterdam associate professor, Jukka Mäkinen, Estonian Business School professor, and Guido Palazzo University of Lausanne, Switzerland, professor.

To attend, participants must register to get the link or a recording of the event.

Late Night Breakfast. May 5, 2022. 9-11 p.m. Shocker Dining. Brought to you by WSU Dining, Housing and Residence Life and SAC. Shocker Dining will close at 7 p.m. to prepare.

Late Night Breakfast returns at Shocker Dining 9-11 p.m. Thursday, May 5 from 9-11 p.m. The breakfast is hosted by WSU Dining, Housing and Residence Life and Student Activities Council Shocker Dining will close at 7 p.m. to prepare for the event.

SWING BY FOR A FREE DRINK SHOCKER ID REQUIRED MONDAY, MAY 2ND 11AM-1PM RSC North LAWN SUNFLOWER ESPRESSO While Supplies Last.

Join University Libraries in a discussion about the Wichita State Common Read selection for the 2022 school year 1:3–2:30 p.m. at Aug. 11 Leisure Reading Room located in Ablah Library. “Notes From a Young Black Chef” is a memoir about a young man from the Bronx projects and his path to opening an elite restaurant in Washington D.C. His path is fraught with painful lessons we can all learn from.

This event is open to the WSU community. Registration is not required but registered attendees will receive an email reminder.

Alt text: School of Nursing RN to BSN Info Sessions May 3 at 9 a.m. May 6 at 4 p.m. Register at wichita.edu/rnbsninfosession

The School of Nursing is hosting virtual info sessions to help prospective students learn more about the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) program at Wichita State. The following dates are available:

  • 9 a.m. May 3
  • 4 p.m. May 6

Register for RN to BSN info sessions at wichita.edu/rnbsninfosession.

Finals are always stressful. Let the Student Activities Council (SAC) help. Stop SAC's wellness event and make bracelets, slime or stress balls 9-11 a.m. May 4 at the Rhatigan Student Center Atrium. Snack kits and light refreshments will also be available while supplies last.

Finals are always stressful. Let the Student Activities Council (SAC) help. Stop SAC’s wellness event and make bracelets, slime or stress balls 9-11 a.m. May 4 at the Rhatigan Student Center Atrium. Snack kits and light refreshments will also be available while supplies last.

During the event, Counseling and Prevention Services staff will also be available to talk about their services and provide tips on stress management. This wellness event is organized by SAC and is part of De-Stress Fest May 2-6.

Bowl Fest! Empty Bowls Wichita. Friday, April 29th, 4-8 P.M. Groover Labs Parking Lot. 334 St. Francis, Downtown. Artist-made bowls. Food trucks. Printmaking and wheel throwing demonstrations. All proceeds benefit the Kansas Food Bank.

The Writing Now/Reading Now literary series invites you to celebrate the 2022 Wichita State Master of Fine Arts graduates in creative writing with a student reading at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at the Ulrich Museum of Art. There will be a reception before at 2 p.m.

During the event, Stephen Woodgeard, Robert Burke, Janet Federico, Reid Kurkerewicz, and Merrick Preti will read from their fiction. Robert Yates and Luke Ulatowski will read from their poetry.

Writing Now/Reading Now is cosponsored by the Wichita State Department of English, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Watermark Books and Café, and the Ulrich Museum of Art.