Decorative graphic with the text, "Feedback. Teaching Matters Lunch on Friday, March 3 at 11:30 a.m."

Teaching Matters is hosted by the Retention Faculty Fellows, and runs monthly during the regular semester. The theme for March, “Giving and receiving effective feedback,” will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 3 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center.

All instructors, teaching faculty, GTAs and students are invited to join the discussion. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by sending an email to by Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Graphic with the text, "Monday Melodies. Live music in the RSC the last Monday of each month! February 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. RSC Starbucks Lounge, featuring Tom Page Combo."

Join the Rhatigan Student Center for its music series, Monday Melodies, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in the Starbucks Lounge. This event will feature live music from Tom Page Combo.

The RSC hosts Monday Melodies the last Monday of every month.

Photo of Harold Wallace III with the text, "Meet & Greet with Harold Wallace III, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, Rhatigan Student Center 265" and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion logo.

Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) for an opportunity to meet its newest member of the team, Harold Wallace III. Harold will serve as the director for ODI.

The meet and greet is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in 265 Rhatigan Student Center for students, faculty, staff and community members to get to know Harold. Light refreshments will be served.

"Biobatteries and Diagnostic Platforms for Point-of-Care Testing Needs" by Dr. Arwa Fraiwan, senior research associate from Case Western Reserve University, on Monday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. in Woolsey Hall, room 134

The Biomedical Engineering Department is hosting Dr. Arwa Fraiwan, a senior research associate from Case Western Reserve University, at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27 in 134 Woolsey Hall.

Dr. Fraiwan will present “Biobatteries and Diagnostic Platforms for Point-of-Care Testing Needs.” Students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend the talk.

Simply Written, a community project, has the goal of sharing positivity in the surrounding community through handwritten affirmational, motivational and uplifting messages that can be shared with strangers.

The group is tabling from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, March 6 inside the Rhatigan Student Center. Join the project by writing a short and sweet note that can make a stranger’s day.

The 2023 Ad Astra Conference will be held at Fort Hays State University from March 31 to April 1. The event is open to all first-generation students, and the first 30 students who register by Tuesday, Feb. 28 are provided with meals, a T-shirt and housing for the conference. Transportation to the conference is provided by the F1rst-Gen Student Organization.

The Ad Astra Conference brings first-generation students from universities across Kansas together for a common experience with a desired outcome of greater persistence to graduation and a better prepared future.

KMUW’s monthly book club features selections made by its staff. For March, KMUW is reading “I Have Some Questions for You” by Rebecca Makkai.

Participants will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at KMUW for a group discussion over dinner and drinks. Dinner is provided by Public.

Penguin Random House describes the book as Makkai’s “most irresistible novel yet: a stirring investigation into collective memory and a deeply felt examination of one woman’s reckoning with her past, with a transfixing mystery at its heart.”

The NEA Big Read: Wichita 2023 book selection, “Can’t we talk about something more pleasant?” by cartoonist Roz Chast, has inspired a month of community and campus events based on the themes of the book, including caregiver support, aging, serious illness conversations and dementia.

The events are co-hosted by the Department of Public Health Sciences.

Questions about the events can be directed to Robert Miller, Public Health Sciences lecturer, at

Join the Department of Physics for its next seminar at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in 226 Jabara Hall and also on Zoom.

The speakers of the seminar are Elizabeth Behrman, professor of math and statistics, and James Steck, professor of aerospace engineering. The seminar will cover “Quantum generative adversarial network for mapping entanglement.”

Graphic with the text, "Arab Student Association Fundraiser. 3.2.23 11-1 pm, RSC table 17" and the Arab Student Association logo.

The Arab Student Association (ASA) is a new student organization on campus, and it will sell homemade Arab sweets to fundraise. The fundraiser will take place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 2 in the Rhatigan Student Center.

Visit the ASA at table 17 and choose from a variety of Arab sweets to choose from, including baklava, katayef and maamoul. All treats are under $3 and cash only.