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Tri Delta will host their annual Delta House of Pancakes fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. and 10 to 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 21 and April 22 at their sorority house. The event will feature unlimited pancakes, toppings, a raffle for prizes like a Roku TV, and baskets from businesses in Wichita.

All of the proceeds will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

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The First Year Research Experience (FYRE) in STEM Research Showcase dives into diverse subjects, including science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Learn more about the different research projects happening around Wichita State from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 8 in the Milton A. and Dawn P. Messinger Digital Scholars Commons of the Ablah Library.

The first-year Shockers’ presentations give attendees an in-depth look at various topics, from cleaning up orbital debris to Etzanoa food artifacts. Explore their research projects and understand what these next-generation Shockers are passionate about.

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The College of Engineering is hosting its annual Engineering Open House event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 5 in the John Bardo Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet engineering and computing students, explore prototype solutions presented by senior students, and network with other attendees.

Students, staff, faculty and individuals from both Innovation Campus companies and community organizations are invited to attend. There will be an awards ceremony and refreshments immediately following the open house.

Join Wichita State for a Healthcare Research Roundtable to update the community on the latest health care research and developments coming from WSU from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27 in 265 Rhatigan Student Center, Lucas Room.

This event is open to all faculty and staff at WSU interested in healthcare research, and its purpose is to initiate a discussion of healthcare research opportunities.

Coleen Pugh, vice president for research and dean of the graduate school, will provide an overview of health care research at WSU; Zach Gearhart, chief of staff for the president, will give an update on the downtown Biomedical Campus; and President Rick Muma and Shirley Lefever, executive vice president and provost, will be present for a Q&A session.

There will be four to six short presentations from faculty illustrating potential areas of health care research followed by round table discussions to explore health care research opportunities at WSU.

All are welcome to participation. To ensure an accurate count for lunch, RSVP no later than Monday, April 24. For more information about the event, contact Dr. Bayram Yildirim, chair of the president’s Innovation Advisory Committee, at bayram.yildirim@wichita.edu or at 316-978-3426.

The University Press of Kansas (UPK) will host a virtual spring publishing seminar from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. The event, aimed to increase knowledge of the academic publishing industry, is open to the communities of the six state regent universities.

Event itinerary:

  • 1-1:40 p.m. – “All About UPK: Who We Are, What We Do,” Kelly Chrisman Jacques, managing director
  • 1:45-2:25 p.m. – “Researching Publishers and Preparing a Proposal,” Joyce Harrison, editor in chief
  • 2:30-3:10 p.m. – “Revising Your Dissertation,” David Congdon, senior editor
  • 3:15-4 p.m. – “Contracts, Copyright, and Permissions,” Joyce Harrison and Andrea Laws, administrative assistant and permissions coordinator

Each presentation will be followed by Q&A. There will be a five-minute break between sessions.

The University Press of Kansas publishes scholarly books that advance knowledge and regional books that contribute to the understanding of Kansas, the Great Plains and the Midwest. Founded in 1946 and reorganized in 1967 and again in 1976, it represents the six state universities: Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University, the University of Kansas and Wichita State University. The press is located on the west campus of the KU.

For more information about the publishing seminar, or the University Press of Kansas, contact Derek Helms, director of marketing & publicity, at 785- 864-9170 or at helms@ku.edu.

Everyone is invited the the Spring Museum Students Exhibits opening at the Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology in Neff Hall from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 25.

There are five new exhibits and students will be present to talk about their displays. This is a come and go event and refreshments will be provided.

Join the Society of Public Historians at noon Wednesday, April 19 in Fiske Hall. The organization will discuss its upcoming events and plans for the summer.

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The Graduate School invites faculty and staff to learn about the research Wichita State graduate students and their faculty advisors are conducting by visiting the Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects (GRASP) Symposium. The symposium will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 14 at 305/306 Rhatigan Student Center, Beggs Ballroom.

Award winners will be announced at noon.

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The Muslim Students Association of Wichita State cordially invites the campus community to this year’s Ramadan Iftaar banquet. The event will be held starting 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 17 in 233 Rhatigan Student Center, Santa Fe Room.

Tickets are priced at $5 for students, $20 for faculty and $50 for families.

Order tickets online or contact the association’s executive members Shajee Musharaf at 316-519-3576 or Shoaib Zakki at 316-821-4603.

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The Office of Engagement presents Wichita State Engaged series on culture from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, April 28 via Zoom. This month’s focus is on the thriving culture in Shocker Neighborhood and Wichita State collectively regarding dance, specifically Wichita State’s newly founded Majorettes team.

The series holds conversations each month to hear from students, faculty, staff and neighbors on ways WSU is engaging to collectively address challenges, create solutions. and foster an environment to drive prosperity and belonging.