blue map image as background with grey box stating "Study Abroad Information Session Friday, Octoberr 27th at 2pm RSC room 264"

Interested in studying abroad? Attend the next Study Abroad Information Session at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in 264 Rhatigan Student Center, Spencer Room.

A Study Abroad Info Session is the first step to studying abroad and provides a general overview of the study abroad process and programs.

A volunteer takes a selfie with Wichita-based refugees from other countries.

The Ulrich Museum of Art will host International Rescue Committee (IRC) staff from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 in the Beren Gallery.

Those interested in learning ways to help refugees who are coming to Wichita can learn more about volunteering and internship opportunities with the IRC at the drop-in informational session.

There will be a faculty panel discussion on “German Universities Under the Nazis and the Betrayal of the Humanities” from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25 Marcus Welcome Center.

Panelists from the history, philosophy and anthropology departments will examine how their respective disciplines navigated the Nazi era, and there will be open discussion of the topic’s relevance for universities today.

A reception will follow the discussion, and the event is open to the public at no additional charge.

Graphic display for service recognition 2023.

Wichita State employees who reached a service milestone between the dates of Sept. 2, 2022 and Sept. 1, 2023 will be honored at events hosted by the university in October and November.

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of five to 20 years of service with the State of Kansas will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30 in 305/306 Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom. The event is open to all employees to attend and celebrate with their colleagues who are honorees. RSVP by Monday, Oct. 23 if you will attend the event.

The event for honorees celebrating milestones of 25-50 years of service with the State of Kansas, Bender of Twigs (25 years dedicated to Wichita State) and those having retired from the university will be held Thursday, Nov. 9. This is an invitation only dinner event for honorees and their guest.

To view a list of the 2023 Service Recognition Honorees or see more information about Wichita State’s annual employee Service Recognition program, visit the service recognition webpage.

Bike enthusiasts among the Cohen Honors College faculty invite the community to experience fall on the Redbud Trail at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19.

Attendees will meet in front of the John Bardo Center for an hour of biking or walking. Students, faculty, staff and friends are all welcome to join.

Student Government Association, presents the 3rd Annual Diversity Week, A Different World: Learn from Others and Value Everyone

Student Government Association is proud to present the third annual Diversity Week, starting Monday, Oct. 30. The week is designed to not only increase student engagement on campus, but also decrease incidences of bias, harassment and discrimination.

Diversity Week is in partnership with several offices and student organizations and offers programs and experiences that build an inclusive culture amongst the student body at Wichita State. This year’s theme is “A Different World: Learn from Others and Value Everyone (L.O.V.E.).”

During Diversity Week, the SGA will highlight religion, self value (identity), tradition and ability. SGA will also focus on loving, valuing, respecting and finding belonging within each other.

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. It will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 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.

The English Honors Society presents its annual Flannel Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 in 319 Rhatigan Student Center, McKay Room.

Wear flannels and join the event for crafts, cozy readings, treats, a raffle and fun. The event is come and go for all students at no additional charge.

Students are invited to audition for WSU’s Got Talent and showcase their unique gifts. Auditions will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in the Duerksen Fine Arts Center.

A seven-minute allotted slot will be assigned for each group. Performance date is at 6 p.m. Nov. 4. There is a $3 fee per person to audition as well as an entrance fee of $3 per person to attend.

For questions, email sacruzjackson@shockers.wichita.edu.

Decorative Image with text: Mindfulness and Meditation Wednesday, October 18th from 11:15am to 12pm in RSC 240, Mayfield Room

Join Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for Mindfulness and Meditation at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 in 240 Rhatigan Student Center, Mayfield Room.

Mindfulness is focusing one’s awareness on the present moment by intentionally noticing thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations without any judgement. The sessions offer various meditation exercises designed to develop mindfulness and promote holistic wellness.

Future Sessions will be held on Nov. 1, Nov. 15, Nov. 29 and Dec. 13 and on Facebook Live on Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 22 and Dec. 6.