Shockers After Dark Silent Headphone Disco on from 8-10 on February 9 at the Rhatigan Student Center

Shockers After Dark features silent headphone disco from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 on the second floor of the Rhatigan Student Center.

Two DJs will mix music as you switch between songs using provided headphones. The dance party will have additional activities like an arcade, bingo, karaoke, bowling and billiards. And take a break at the nugget and fry bar.

Prize Drawings will be held throughout the evening and Shockers can win an iPad, Beats Headphones and VR Headset.

Shockers After Dark is coordinated by Student Engagement, Advocacy & Leadership (SEAL) with the support from Student Affairs.

The University Police Department is offering active threat and medical training from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21 in 261 Rhatigan Student Center, Olive Room.

This training is open to anyone who wishes to attend at no charge. It is comprised of a PowerPoint lecture and a hands-on skill lab.

Prof. Jim Bann) and Dr. Dustin Nevonen standing next to the newly installed 500 MHz Bruker AVANCE NEO nuclear magnetic resonance instrument.

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is excited to invite faculty and staff to attend its open-house ceremony to celebrate the successful NSF-MRI award, which allowed for the acquisition and installation of its new 500 MHz Bruker AVANCE NEO Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) instrument. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 on the first floor of McKinley Hall outside of room 115, NMR Facility.

The event is open to the public and will include:

  • Instrument demonstration by Dr. Dustin Nevonen, instrumentation manager
  • Poster presentations involving the new NMR
  • Magnet activities for all ages hosted by Moriah Beck
  • Staff meet-and-greet

There will be food provided. For questions about the event, contact either Dr. Nevonen at or Bann at

Wichita State staff and faculty walk-in headshot event. Wed, February 28th. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. RSC, Room 142 (Harvest)

The Office of Strategic Communications will offer headshot photos to WSU faculty and staff at no additional charge. These opportunities are quick and walk-in only without needing to schedule an appointment.

The next headshot photo event is from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in 142 Rhatigan Student Center, Harvest Room.

Additional dates will be announced in the future.

Meet the Society of Public Historians for its first monthly meeting of the semester at noon Thursday, Feb. 15 in the Fiske Hall lobby.

Members will discuss the Spring Walking Tour as well as other upcoming plans for the club and hopes to see the campus community at the meeting.

WSU Math Circle kicks off its meetings for the spring semester at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in 372 Jabara Hall with a presentation from Dr. Robert Fraser, assistant professor of math, for middle school students.

Math Circles are education enrichment and outreach groups that bring mathematicians and mathematical scientists into direct contact with pre-college students. These students meet with math professionals in an informal setting, after school or on weekends, to work on interesting problems or topics in mathematics. The goal is to get the students excited and passionate about mathematics.

Middle school students should bring a completed registration and consent form from the Math Circle website.

Southeast Wichita GEAR UP invites everyone to a series of events celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Harlem Renaissance, a pivotal era marked by an extraordinary outpouring of artistic, literary and intellectual achievements within the African American community.

The exploration will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Rhatigan Student Center on the following dates:

  • Feb. 6, 203 RSC: Fashion, presented by Shondella Umeh
  • Feb. 7, 203 RSC: Education, presented by Terry Atwater
  • Feb. 8, 203 RSC: The Church, presented by Corinthian Kelly and Dr. Eley Kelly
  • Feb. 14, 203 RSC: Literature, presented by Riccardo Harris
  • Feb. 20, 238 RSC: Leadership, presented by Terrell Davis
  • Feb. 21, 203 RSC: Sports, presented by Winston Stith
  • Feb. 22, 203 RSC: Social influencers, presented Ben Mitchell
  • Feb. 27, 203 RSC: Scientists & Inventors, presented by Shaun Lain
  • Feb. 28, 264 RSC: Authors, presented by Jennifer Pillich
Scholarship Universe Support. February 6, 2023 11am - 1pm  RSC 257

Encourage students to attend the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships’s ScholarshipUniverse support event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6 in 257 Rhaitgan Student Center, Ashton/Bridges Room, to help them optimize their 2024-25 applications on its platform.

It will share tips and tricks for unlocking every scholarship dollar. Students should bring a laptop.

Cartoon of people in white coats and suits around a conference table in a glass room with presenters showing medical images.

The second annual Healthcare Research Roundtable will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the Hughes Metropolitan Complex.

This is a great opportunity for discovery, coalition-building and strategic planning with the University of Kansas and WSU Tech, industry and community partners, and all of the colleges at WSU. The scope of work includes everything from translational medicine to clinical work, the arts, humanities, applied studies and all the health-related work we do in the region. There will be short flash presentations on current research for its selected themes, followed by breakout discussions to allow members of the community to discuss ongoing and future research projects.

Sponsored by the President’s Innovation Advisory Council (PIAC) and the Academic Center for Biomedical and Health Humanities (HealthHum). Support provided by the WSU Office of the President.

The words Employee Appreciation Day Wichita State over graphical wheat shocks

You are cordially invited to join the National Employee Appreciation Day celebration with President Rick Muma and his executive team from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 1 in Woolsey Hall.

Confirm your attendance by submitting an RSVP online by Monday, Feb. 26 to meet the executive team, eat a hamburger or hotdog, and enjoy some yard games.