Join Phenomenal Women, a program within the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18 in 208 Rhatigan Student Center for a friendly conversation as participants reflect on meaningful aspects of the book, “For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts.”

Pee for Pizza call (316) 978-4792 to schedule an appointment. Decorative pizza slice images and sponsor logs of Student Health, ODI, Positive Directions, and Shocker Sport Grill and Lanes

Student Health Services (SHS) is hosting its last Pee for Pizza event for the spring 2024 semester. It will take place noon-4 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at the Student Wellness Center in the Steve Clark YMCA.

Pee for Pizza is a sexual health awareness event that allows participants to test for sexually transmitted illnesses such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV and hepatitis C and know their status at no additional charge. Pizza is also provided to participants.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Positive Direction and Shocker Sports Grill and Lanes, Pee for Pizza is by reservation only. No walk-ins will be accepted. Participants must not use the restroom at least one hour before testing.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact SHS at 316-978-4792. Other testing is available upon request.

Join Student Activities Council (SAC) at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 on the first floor of Rhatigan Student Center to make your own bamboo plant to take home while supplies last.

Ignite your startup journey.

Ignitor 1.0 is for innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs wanting to get started moving their idea forward by learning the start-up process and improving their idea.

In ignitor 1.0, participants will learn the key concepts and start-up language, how to talk about your idea, what to expect going through the process, how to listen to feedback to improve your idea and why you need a prototype of your idea.

This eight-week programs occur from 5:45 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays from May 9 to June 27.

Wichita State legend and College of Fine Arts Hall of Fame teacher, director and artist, Dr. George Gibson, will return to give three days of coaching sessions and masterclasses from April 15 to April 17.

A public masterclass will be given from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in room C-107 Duerksen Fine Arts Center. Dr. Gibson taught voice and was the director of opera for over 30 years (retiring in 1997) at Wichita State and fostered the careers of many students including Samuel Ramey, Joyce DiDonato, Alan Held, Barbara Honn, Catherine Cook and many others. There is no admission charge for the masterclass on April 17.

colorful background with AHINSA logo and Office of Diversity and Inclusion InspirAsian logo on top left corner, HOLI in big letters in the center. Below that "11 a.m. to 1 p.n., Saturday, April 20th, Hubbard E. Lawn" below that in a pink box "FREE FOR STUDENTS | $5 FOR COMMUNITY MEMBERS"

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is partnering with the Association of Hindu Students in America (AHINSA) for Holi. Join them from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20 for fun and food.

This event is available at no additional charge for WSU students and $5 for any community members.

Mother Daughter Day | Free Event for Third Through Eighth Grade Girls | Apr. 13 | 2 to 4 pm | John Bardo Center Lobby

If you are a mother or adult female role model to a third through eighth grade girl, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student organization invites you to attend Mother Daughter Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 13 in the John Bardo Center lobby.

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in four activities that will introduce the girls to different types of engineering (aerospace, mechanical, electrical and biomedical).

Join Zach Gearhart, chief of staff and executive director of government relations, for updates on the Kansas legislature relevant to Wichita State. The next meeting is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 12 in 101 Morrison Hall.

The meeting is open to all faculty, staff and students and is held every other Friday in Morrison Hall following each legislative session.

Tadd Fowler — senior vice president at the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and Executive-In-Residence at the W. Frank Barton School of Business — will provide a  keynote presentation titled “Procter & Gamble: How a 187-Year Old Company Stays Relevant in a Changing World at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 11 in the Woolsey Hall Auditorium. During the event, Fowler will present the captivating narrative of P&G’s recent transformational journeyshowcasing resiliency, strategic reinvention, and an unwavering commitment to delivering superior products to delight consumers around the world. Admission to the event is free to the public.

Decorative Image: Wichita State Sign in background. Wichita State Inaugural Industrial Sponsors Day and Research Showcase, April 19, 2024, 9am - 4pm, Net App at WSU Innovation Campus. Wichita State University Office of Research and Wichita State University Foundation and Alumni Engagement

Join Wichita State University’s Office of Research and WSU Foundation & Alumni Engagement from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19 in the NetApp building to learn how industry and academia can work together to advance fundamental and applied research.

This event includes presentations on the basics of establishing and benefiting from industry-sponsored research projects and SBIR/STTR grants, including current examples of such collaborations from seven WSU faculty members. Two WSU faculty members will also describe start-up businesses that they established while employed at WSU. WSU’s Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host poster presentations about the research taking place within the departments of Fairmount College and additional academic colleges.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are due Friday, April 12.  More information and the agenda may be found at:  https://www.wichita.edu/research/ResearchWorkshops.php.