Please join us in thanking Rege Klitzke for his 23 years of dedicated service at WSU and for his 35 years as a State of Kansas employee. A reception in honor of Rege will be celebrated at 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6 at the Champion’s Club at Charles Koch Arena. Following the reception, there will also be a happy hour event at 5:30 p.m. at Social Tap Drinkery in Braeburn Square on WSU’s Innovation Campus.

KMUW Wichita 89.1. Literary Feast. Wednesday, Jan. 18. Now Is Not the Time to Panic A Novel New York Times Bestselling author of Nothing to See Here Kevin Wilson.

KMUW’s monthly book club features selections made by KMUW staff. For January, the club is reading “Now Is Not the Time to Panic,” by Kevin Wilson.

The meeting, which includes a group discussion over dinner and drinks, is from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at KMUW. Dinner is provided by Public.

Black & Yellow Day: Join us on campus February 20! Register at wichita.edu/visit!

On Monday, Feb. 20, the Office of Admissions will host the first Black & Yellow Day of spring 2023. Each semester, we invite high school juniors, seniors and college transfer students to this all-day event on campus where they have the chance to participate in sessions hosted by each academic college, tour campus, and explore the hands-on learning opportunities available at WSU.

The event is $15 per student and $5 per guest and includes lunch in Shocker Dining. This spring, students can choose to attend Monday, Feb. 20 or Friday, April 21.

If you know of any students who should attend this event, they can register at wichita.edu/visit and click on “Admissions Events.” For questions, contact Quinn Munk at 316-978-5453 or quinn.munk@wichita.edu.

Aaron Austin

After five years of dedicated service impacting countless lives at WSU, Dr. Aaron Austin, associate vice president and dean of students, has accepted a position at TNG as a behavioral intervention team/threat assessment consultant.

His last day at WSU will be Friday, Jan. 6.

The Shocker community is invited to a farewell event to thank and honor Dr. Austin from 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 in 266 RSC.

RSVP now; Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023; RSC ballroom; Strategic Communications Seminar

Gain insights, tools and tips to help you improve your marketing and communication efforts by attending the seventh annual Strategic Communications marketing and communications seminar for WSU faculty and staff.

The seminar is 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 26 in the Rhatigan Student Center ballroom.

Attendees may choose to attend three of the six sessions. All session presentations will be available online in the days following the seminar.

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Go to wichita.edu/calendar and see what’s on the WSU calendar today, this week and beyond. You can search by event category as well.

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Save the date for the Winter Welcome on Friday, Jan. 20 at the President’s Residence, behind Wilner Auditorium.

There will be ice skating, pictures in the inflatable snow globe, and warm drinks and snacks (while they last).

Faculty and staff are invited from 4 to 5 p.m. Ice skates will be provided for those who want to skate.

Contact Student Success for additional information.

You're invited to our Winter Welcome on Friday, January 20 at the President's House (behind Wilner Auditorium). Join us for ice skating, get your picture in the inflatable snow globe, and enjoy warm drinks and snacks.

Save the date for the Winter Welcome on Friday, Jan. 20 at the President’s Residence, behind Wilner Auditorium.

There will be ice skating, pictures in the inflatable snow globe, and warm drinks and snacks (while they last).

Students are welcome from 5-8 p.m. Ice skates will be provided for those who want to skate.

Contact Student Success for additional information.

All are welcome to a come-and-go retirement celebration for Janet Jensen, 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in the Woolsey Hall Fidelity Bank Ballroom

Jensen retired as senior student success specialist in the Barton School of Business on Dec. 3.

Light refreshments will be served.

A love letter to prairie dogs. Special time, 7:30pm. Science Cafe. Nicole Brown.

December’s Science Cafe Wichita, hosted at Social Tap Drinkery on the Wichita State campus, will feature 2016 WSU alumna Nicole Brown.

Nicole is a co-founder of the non-profit Grassland Groupies, which strives to educate people about grasslands around the world. At this edition of Science Cafe Wichita, she will discuss the prairie and how more than 150 species depend on prairie dogs and their ecological engineering for survival.

Science Cafe Wichita is at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13, at Social Tap. The event is free and open to everyone.