Winter Welcome has been moved to the Heskett Center this Friday from 5pm-8pm due to expected inclement weather.

The location for the Winter Welcome has been moved to the Heskett Center due to expected inclement weather. Additional modifications have been established to ensure students, faculty and staff are able to safely enjoy the Wichita State tradition.

Join the second annual Winter Welcome at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 and meet President Rick Muma and First Gentlemen Rick Case while you enjoy lots of fun and food while it lasts.

Contact the Office of Student Success for additional information at student.success@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3209.

Stylized cartoon in yellow, blue, and black showing people discussing around a round table, one wearing a stethoscope

The second annual Healthcare Research Roundtable will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22. This year it’s reaching out to the University of Kansas and WSU Tech as well as the community and industry partners, and it’s extending its scope to include clinical work, the arts, humanities, applied studies and all the health-related work done.

This is a great opportunity for discovery, coalition-building and strategic planning. RSVP to help event organizers prepare and to volunteer to give a flash presentation (roughly five minutes) about your work. Spread the word and share the link.

Sponsored by the President’s Innovation Advisory Council (PIAC) and the Academic Center for Biomedical and Health Humanities (HealthHum). Support provided by the WSU Office of the President.

Stylized cartoon in yellow, blue, and black showing people discussing around a round table, one wearing a stethoscope

The second annual Healthcare Research Roundtable will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22. This year it’s reaching out to the University of Kansas and WSU Tech as well as the community and industry partners, and it’s extending its scope to include clinical work, the arts, humanities, applied studies and all the health-related work done.

This is a great opportunity for discovery, coalition-building and strategic planning. RSVP to help event organizers prepare and to volunteer to give a flash presentation (roughly five minutes) about your work. Spread the word and share the link.

Sponsored by the President’s Innovation Advisory Council (PIAC) and the Academic Center for Biomedical and Health Humanities (HealthHum). Support provided by the WSU Office of the President.

Discover the secrets of ablah library January 26 at 12pm and January 30 at 3pm

Want to discover the secrets of the library? Join University Libraries for a tour of Ablah Library at noon Friday, Jan. 26 or at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Discover the Digital Scholars Commons, a hub for cutting-edge digital resources, the 24-Hour Study Room for anytime productivity and the captivating VR Zone transforming the learning experience. And attend an insightful session on navigating the library homepage to access online articles, research sources, streaming content and interlibrary loan services.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Unity Breakfast, 8-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in RSC 142

Come join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) for a come and go breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center to kick off the semester and unite with the campus community.

ODI invites everyone to come meet, greet and enjoy breakfast with the LGBTQ community, allies and ODI staff.

For questions, reach out to ODI at diversity@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3034.

Pee for Pizza call (316) 978-4792 to schedule an appointment. Decorative pizza slice images and sponsor logs of Student Health, ODI, Positive Directions, and Shocker Sport Grill and Lanes

Student Health Services (SHS) is hosting its next Pee for Pizza event from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Student Wellness Center in the Steve Clark YMCA.

Pee for Pizza is a sexual health awareness event that allows participants to test for sexually transmitted illnesses such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV and hepatitis C and know their status at no additional charge. Pizza is also provided to participants.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Positive Direction and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes, Pee for Pizza 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.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion 16th annual MLK commemoration. Keynote speaker: Kyle Ellison, founding director of Khan Lab School Wichita

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) invites you to join its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Cadman Art Gallery in the Rhatigan Student Center, where it will honor the highlights and memorialize the work, accomplishments and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with keynote speaker Kyle Ellison and announce the Drum Major Award recipients.

Ellison is the founding director of Khan Lab School Wichita. He was born and raised in Wichita, graduated from Northeast Magnet High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in general studies with an emphasis in communications here at Wichita State. He believes learning goes beyond traditional academic subjects by encouraging students to explore their imagination, express themselves and develop skills essential for success in various aspects of life. For his pioneering work, he’s received recognition from the Wichita Business Journal 40 Under 40, Wichita Urban Professionals Professional of the Year, Wichita State University Alumni Association Young Alumni Award and the Kansas Nonprofit Chamber 2019 Emerge and Lead Class. Most recently, Kyle was the 2023 H.N. Sims Excellence in Education awardee given by the Wichita NAACP.

Learn more about ODI on its website and follow ODI on Instagram, Facebook and X, or contact ODI at 316-978-3034 or diversity@wichita.edu.

University Libraries encourages faculty and staff to invite students to the library tour at noon Friday, Jan. 26 and at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30.

Discover the Digital Scholars Commons, a hub for cutting-edge digital resources, the 24-Hour Study Room for anytime productivity and the captivating VR Zone transforming the learning experience. And attend an insightful session on navigating the library homepage to access online articles, research sources, streaming content and interlibrary loan services.

Spread the word to your students about this fantastic opportunity to explore the library.

A copy of "The Other Eden" by Paul Harding with the text Literary Feast Wednesday, Jan. 31 and the KMUW logo

KMUW’s monthly book club, Literary Feast, features selections made by its staff. For January, KMUW is reading “This Other Eden” by Paul Harding.

Participants will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31 at KMUW for a group discussion over dinner. Dinner is provided by Public, and guests are invited to bring a beverage to share with the group.

Incoming graduate teaching assistants chat during GTA training.

Training for GTAs is set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 in 305/306 Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom. Faculty and staff are asked to encourage students who are new GTAs to attend. GTA training also has an online component that students must complete in Blackboard.

Incoming Graduate Research Assistants are invited to attend the same training from 10:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A split session will cover the rights and duties of GRAs.

Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.