April 22, 2021 — The honorees for the 2021 University Faculty Awards will be recognized at 2 p.m. Friday, May 7 in Lowe Auditorium at the Eugene Hughes Metropolitan Complex. The university faculty awards recognizes excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. To RSVP for in-person attendance or view the livestream visit Wichita.edu/facultyawards. 2021 University Faculty Award honorees: Academy for Effective Teaching: Sergio Salinas Excellence Award for Community Research: Michael Birzer Excellence in Online Teaching: Amy Chesser Excellence in Research: Michael Rogers Excellence in Teaching: Aaron Rife Young Faculty Risk Taker: Mythili Menon Young Faculty Scholar: Patrick Bondy The Leadership in the Advancement of Teaching, … Continue reading "University faculty awards planned for May 7"
April 22, 2021 — April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance is hosting a virtual Resource Panel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 28. Panelists will include representatives from Student Health Services, Counseling and Prevention Services, the University Police Department, and the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, and the Title IX Coordinator. Panelists will discuss their roles on campus, services, and resources available to all students and employees. The panel will be presented via Zoom. To register and receive the Zoom information, please email oiec@wichita.edu.
April 22, 2021 — There has been a location change for our event. Shocker Yoga with the Graduate Student Council has been moved indoors due to inclement weather. End wellness week with us, led by the amazing Rex Hafenstine, at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 23 inside the Heskett Center. Ask the front desk where we are as we may be either upstairs at Court B or in Studio Room 145. For questions, contact Amy at aebauman@shockers.wichita.edu.
April 22, 2021 — On April 22, Wichita state is celebrating Earth Day both in-person and virtually. Stop by the community garden and make your own Earth Day t-shirt, listen to Laura Lapp, vice President of sustainability at Chartwells, and view student research projects and presentations.
April 22, 2021 — The Philosophy Department Distinguished Speaker Series will this year host Dr. Kathryn Tabb from Bard College, for two talks: “Reasoning with the Mad: on Charles Darwin’s strange debt to John Locke.” 3:30 p.m. today. “John Locke on punishment.” 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29. Both events will be online, free, and open to the public. Email brian.hepburn@wichita.edu to request access information.
April 22, 2021 — Wichita State University Theatre has produced a four-episode web series, “The Rule of Three,” as part of the WSU Theatre season this year. The show was written by Theatre professor and director of filmmaking at Wichita State, Bret Jones. “The Rule of Three” is a comedy and drama that follows Douglas, a writer in the making, who has three people who are close to him all die on the same day at the same time. They come back as ghosts and haunt Douglas as he tries to get used to their deaths and with them being in his life from … Continue reading "Wichita State film project: ‘The Rule of Three’"
April 22, 2021 — Wichita State University Opera Theater, under the direction of Opera Director Alan Held, will present two one-act operas by Gian Carlo Menotti at 7:30 p.m. April 23-24 at Miller Auditorium inside of the Duerksen Fine Arts Center. The performances of “The Old Maid and the Thief” and “Amelia Goes to the Ball,” with the Wichita State University Orchestra, will be conducted by Dr. Mark Laycock. The comedies are favorites of audiences and will be presented in English.  The performances are free, but tickets need to be reserved. Each performance is limited to 250 audience members. 
April 22, 2021 — Wichita State Baseball will host two Family Days throughout the remainder of the season: Sunday, May 16 and Thursday, May 20. Join the Shockers for some family fun sponsored by The Wichita Eagle. Purchase includes four tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas, and four bags of popcorn for only $32. Come support Head Coach Eric Wedge and the team, as they take on conference opponents USF and Memphis.
April 22, 2021 — Wichita State Baseball will be hosting its First Responders and Military Appreciation Day on May 15. Free admission for all military, firefighters, police, paramedics, and nurses with I.D. confirmation. Come enjoy the game as the Shockers take on conference opponent USF.
April 22, 2021 — Wichita State Baseball will be hosting Kids Day on Saturday, May 22 vs. Memphis. Kids eight grade and younger receive free admission with a purchase of an adult ticket. Bring the kiddos and come support the Shockers as they take on the Tigers.