The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host Elyssia Gallagher, associate professor of chemistry from Baylor University, at its next colloquium at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 in 224 McKinley Hall. Refreshments will be provided.

Photos of Adelia Wise and Ernst S. Kind.

Adelia Wise uses charcoal on a large scale to invoke the raw vitality it possesses in juxtaposition with flesh and the human form. Fiber Artist Ernst S. Kind expresses his true voice through his work.

Both are faculty at WSU’s School of Art, Design and Creative Industries and artists featured in Transmissions: The XXIV Faculty Biennial, on exhibit until April 22 in the Polk/Wilson Gallery. Join them at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 22 in the Beren Gallery at the Ulrich Museum of Art to learn about their inspiration and processes.

The Society of Public Historians invites all to join its second meeting of the semester. The meeting will be hosted at 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 at Watermark Books & Café.

Lunch will be provided for those that attend, followed by a discussion regarding its upcoming walking tour of the College Hill area. The society is also excited to announce that alum Sandra Reddish will be in attendance.

Faculty and interested personnel are invited to join a Zoom discussion from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 of the proposed revision to the general education program.

The Zoom meeting ID is 950 1611 0824, and the password is 259622.

This revised program will be voted on by the full faculty at the March 31 general faculty meeting. Discussions will include potential impacts from the revision on adjuncts, non-tenure track faculty, tenure-track faculty and tenured faculty.

For questions, contact George Dehner, American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter secretary, via email at george.dehner@wichita.edu.

Graphic with blue and pink colored stripes and the text, "Trans Day of Visibility, We see you. We celebrate you. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friday, March 31, Rhatigan Student Center 1st Floor" and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies logos.

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) and Spectrum: LGBTQ & Allies invite the campus community to honor the joy and resilience of transgender people everywhere. They encourage the community to raise their voice to speak out against hate and work to build an inclusive world from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 31 on the first floor of the Rhatigan Student Center.

Transgender Day of Visibility is observed annually every March 31. The day is dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of transgender and gender-nonconforming people while raising awareness of the work that still needs to be done to achieve trans justice.

Graphic with an image of a cup of boba tea and the text, "2nd annual Let's Par-Tea Boba Social. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 1. Kung Fu Tea. Learn more at wichita.edu/odievents" and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Kung Fu Tea logos.

Kick off the start of InspirASIAN Month and join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) for free boba at the second annual Let’s Par-TEA Boba Social from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 1 at Kung Fu Tea, 1625 S. Rock, Suite 129.

Indulge in delicious boba while networking and fostering positive relationships with students, faculty, staff and community leaders. Limit one boba drink with one standard topping per person with valid Shocker ID.

Self-Care Sunday located at the top left corner with "Ditch stress with acts of kindness" placed in the center. Below that "1-2:30 P.M, April 2, Shocker Hall Multi-Purpose Room" stated.

For April’s Self-Care Sunday, join CARE Team to help spread a little kindness around campus from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2 at the Shocker Hall Multi-Purpose room.

CARE Team will have three activities that will help bring a smile to anyone’s face. It can’t wait to see what participants will make.

For questions, contact the CARE Team at 316-978-3149 or care@wichita.edu.

A graphic with a photo of a student and their mother with the text, "Mother Daughter Day | Saturday, March 25 | 3 to 5 p.m. | John Bardo Center at WSU" and the WSU and Society of Women Engineers logos.

The Society of Women Engineers student organization is hosting a Mother Daughter Day event for local middle school girls and their adult female role models. The event will run from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 25 in the John Bardo Center lobby.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in four STEM activities designed to introduce different types of engineering, including aerospace, mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering. Attendees will also meet and interact with female students from the college, which will help middle school girls envision themselves in the field.

In addition to mothers and daughters, other adult female role models of middle school girls, such as grandmothers, aunts, sisters and mentors, are welcome to attend the event.

Graphic with the text, "Do you need Internet access at home?" and the Kansas Broadband Roadshow logo.

The Wichita State Public Policy and Management Center (PPMC) is helping the Kansas Office of Broadband Development (KOBD) put on its Kansas Broadband Roadshow from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23 at the Evergreen Community Center and Library, 2601 N. Arkansas Ave., in the Cirilo Arteaga Room.

KOBD wants participants to share their thoughts on internet connectivity in their neighborhoods to help it build the future of Internet in Kansas.

It hopes to hear more about the following from the participants:

  • Internet access and availability
  • Public Internet access
  • Inclusive design
  • Internet speeds
  • Online safety and privacy
  • Digital skills training
  • Devices and more

Join the Department of Physics for its next seminar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 22 in 226 Jabara Hall and also on Zoom.

The speaker for the seminar is Abdelghani Laraoui, assistant professor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering.