Campus Climate Launch - Thursday, Feb. 8 | Noon - 2 p.m. | Beggs Ballroom, Rhatigan Student Center

University faculty and staff are invited to attend the Wichita State University Campus Climate Launch at noon Thursday, Feb. 8 in 305/306 Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom. During this time a presentation of the findings and themes from the most recent campus climate survey followed by round table discussions will be held.

These discussions will center around how to work together to improve our campus climate. There will be an opportunity towards the end to sign up to continue to participate in this ongoing work. Lunch will be provided.

Savvy Scholars Workship. How AI Can Help You With Research 6 February · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

University Libraries asks faculty to encourage students to explore the transformative impact of AI tools like ChatGPT in the upcoming Savvy Scholar workshop, “How AI Can Help You With Research,” from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Digital Learning Commons of the Ablah Library and online.

Share with them how AI can enhance writing, inspire research questions and streamline project initiation. Don’t let students miss this opportunity to integrate AI into their academic pursuits.

Savvy Scholars Workship. How AI Can Help You With Research 6 February · 3:00-4:00 PM · Ablah Library In-Person & Online

Explore the transformative impact of AI tools like ChatGPT in the upcoming Savvy Scholar workshop, “How AI Can Help You With Research,” from 3 to 4 p.m. Feb. 6 in the Digital Learning Commons of the Ablah Library and online.

Learn how AI can enhance writing, inspire research questions and streamline project initiation. Don’t miss this opportunity to integrate AI into your academic pursuits.

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Come celebrate the service of Detective Jeffery Rider, WSU Police Department, who will retire Friday, Feb. 2 after serving Wichita State for 33 years. A reception is planned from noon to 2 p.m. that same day in 142 Rhatigan Student Center, Harvest Room.

Rider is currently the most senior officer in the WSU PD, has served in law enforcement since 1984 and is a military veteran.

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The Office of Instructional Resources (OIR) would like to invite all faculty and staff and all Innovation Campus employees to two short meditation sessions held in-person and online starting Jan. 30. Sessions will be held from 2 to 2:30 p.m. each Tuesday in the Defiance Room on the first floor of the NetApp building, across the cafeteria, and are offered free of charge by a certified workplace mindfulness facilitator.

Can’t join right at 2 p.m.? Each Tuesday there will be two meditations, one starting around 2:05 p.m. and the second starting around 2:20. Come for both or just one.

In-person sessions this spring:

  • Jan. 30
  • Feb. 6
  • Feb. 20
  • Feb. 27
  • March 5
  • March 26

Prefer to attend online? Get the link on the OIR website. The session on March 19 is online only.

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Join other Innovation Campus employees in two short meditation sessions held in-person and online starting Jan. 30. Sessions will be held from 2 to 2:30 p.m. each Tuesday in the Defiance Room on the first floor of the NetApp building, across the cafeteria, and are offered free of charge to Innovation Campus partners.

Can’t join right at 2 p.m.? Each Tuesday there will be two meditations, one starting around 2:05 p.m. and the second starting around 2:20. Come for both or just one.

In-person sessions this spring:

  • Jan. 30
  • Feb. 6
  • Feb. 20
  • Feb. 27
  • March 5
  • March 26

Prefer to attend online? Get the link on the OIR website. The session on March 19 is online only.

"At the Illusionist's Table" Photo shows a young man in candlelight at a table

The Ulrich Museum of Art is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary in 2024 with two years of special events, commissions, exhibitions, programming and a book.

The first special event, “At The Illusionist’s Table,” is a dinner featuring a performance by internationally-renowned illusionist Scott Silven. He has a sold-out world tour and his off-Broadway performances in NYC were extended and sold out completely. Silven will host a dinner for six nights Jan. 29-Feb. 3 at Public at the Brickyard and can only accommodate a total of 24 people at the table each evening.

Tickets for 24 Wichita State students (a value of $175 each) have been reserved and will be given away in a random drawing. Those who wish to enter must fill out this form by 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 26. Winners will be drawn and contacted that same day.

Eating Healthy On a Budget. Shocker Financial Wellness Workshop. January 24 | 11:30am - 2pm | RSC Table

Eating healthy can be hard while on a budget. Come join Shocker Financial Wellness from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 on the first floor of the Rhatigan Student Center to learn the tips and skills to making that goal a reality.

Students, faculty and staff attend 2023 Honors College housewarming

The campus community is welcome to stop by Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College between 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 in Shocker Hall, Building A for an Honors College housewarming during Welcomefest. Connect with students, faculty and staff, and learn more about the Honors College while enjoying food and drinks.

Office of Research, Research workshop sign up now and the Wichita State University logo

Kansas NSF EPSCoR is hosting a webinar with Dr. Dan Andresen, program director for NSF CISE/CNS at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 and the WSU Office of Research will host a live viewing of the webinar and discussion after the webinar to enable possible collaborations in 256 Rhatigan Student Center, Edmiston Room.

Investigators in Kansas will learn about exciting funding opportunities in the area of computer systems research at the webinar. Refreshments will be provided at the viewing. For questions, email funding@wichita.edu.