A graphic of a polar bear floating on an iceberg in a body of water. With the words "Campus Recreation Winter Wonderland Pool Party."

Join Campus Recreation from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 in the Heskett Center for a winter wonderland pool party. The event is open to all students at no charge.

Bring a suit and dive into the 8 lane pool or just hang out on the patio and enjoy an evening of activities and fun.

Engage ICT. Living Well in the Age of Tech. Feb. 7. Roxy's Downtown. KMUW Wichita 89.1.

KMUW invites the campus community to its monthly Engage ICT at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Roxy’s Downtown.

The internet age brought a seemingly endless supply of advantages, from the ease of communication to entertainment streaming. But for young people who never knew a world before the World Wide Web, there are social and psychological pitfalls to living life online. Join KMUW for Engage ICT as it discusses ways to live well in a technologically immersive world.

Shockers After Dark Casino Night from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Rhatigan Student Center on Friday, Feb. 10. Sponsored by Wichita State University Student Affairs. Call 316-978-3021 for questions about this event.

Aces are high and the prizes are hot at this semester’s Shockers After Dark Casino Night from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 in the Rhatigan Student Center. This event will feature a full lineup of casino games including blackjack, Texas hold’em, poker, roulette, slots and more.

Each player will receive a set of chips for games and cash them in for a chance to win great prizes like a 32 inch TV, Kuerig, cookware and more. It has added some classics like bingo, karaoke, bowling and a photo booth from the Lamphouse Photo Co. When players begin to feel hungry, hit up the french fry bar for something salty and s’more bar for something sweet.

Shockers After Dark is a Student Affairs initiative with the support of many campus departments. For more information on this event, email vpsa@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3021.

The next World Trade Council of Wichita (WTCouncil) program will be held on Thursday, Feb 23. Deloitte Consulting will present “What matters: Insights from Deloitte Consulting.” The agenda of the event:

  • 6:00 p.m. – Reception sponsored by Deloitte Consulting.
  • 7:00 p.m. – Dinner.
  • 8:00 p.m. – Welcome from Dr. Usha Haley, chair of the WTCouncil and Barton School chair/professor: “The Global Market for ESG Metrics.”
  • 8:10 p.m. – Introduction from Lou Librandi, principal of Deloitte Consulting and director of WTCouncil: “Deloitte: Delivering on Promises.”
  • 8:20 p.m. – Presenter: Geoff Tuff, principal of Deloitte Consulting: “Sustainability Imperatives and Business Models in Energy and Industrials.”
  • 9:00 p.m. – Questions/adjourn

Attendance for the presentations, without dinner, is free. Attendance that includes a networking hour, three-course sit-down dinner and presentations is $25 for students and $45 for other individuals (subsidized by the WTCouncil). Prior registration is required and no walk-ins will be accepted.

For more information, please contact Sherryl Hubble at wtcouncil@wichita.edu or at 316-978-3176.

Photo of a student working on a computer with the text, "Savvy Scholar Workshops. Writing an Awesome Literature Review. Learn all the steps for creating a literature review. Feb 8 • 3:00PM In-person & Online • Ablah 217"

Not sure how to begin a research project or thesis? WSU Libraries invites students to attend its workshop, “Writing an Awesome Literature Review.” It will show participants all the tips and tricks they need to get started. The workshop takes place from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8 in 217 Ablah Library and on Zoom.

Picture of Dr. Nina Kraus with the text: "Join us for a presentation and reception. 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 in 107 McKinley Hall. | The presentation is titled "Music, Aging and the Sound Mind" by Dr. Nina Kraus, professor of neurobiology and otolaryngology at the Hugh Knowles Center Northwestern University.

Dr. Nina Kraus will discuss her research demonstrating how the sound people interact with impacts their brains throughout their lifespan with a particular focus on how it impacts them as they age.

This event is co-sponsored by the Women of Wichita State University and the Regional Institute on Aging, and it will begin at 4 p.m. Feb. 23 in 107 McKinley Hall, with a reception following at 5 p.m. in 102 McKinley Hall. The talk is free and open to the public.

Graphic of a hippo in a superhero costume with the text "Hippodrome 2023.:

Hippodrome is a celebration of the arts and features the creative talents of Shockers.

Students interested in participating in Hippodrome can do so by either creating a skit, showcasing a talent or emceeing the show. This year, Hippodrome will feature these performances in the skit and talent competition at 7 p.m. on March 31 in the CAC Theater. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 6.

Groups participating in the skit competition will perform a 15 to 20 minute scripted performance with the use of this year’s theme: Superheroes. The top three winners of the skit competition will receive awards for first, second and third place, as well as individual awards for best actor, best use of mystery item and spirit.

The talent competition will be hosted in conjunction with the skit competition. Performers will take the stage between skit performances, and first, second and third place winners will take home cash prizes up to $150.

Hippodrome competitors and performers must be current WSU students.

Executive-in-residence keynote presentation, 10:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Woolsey Hall auditorium. Tanvir Arfi, Banyan Technologies Group. Barton School of Business logo.

Tanvir Arfi, founder, chairman and CEO of Banyan Technologies Group, will provide a keynote presentation, “Future of Human Mobility: Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles and Emerging Technologies,” as part of the James Schwartz Lecture Series.

The keynote event will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Woolsey Hall auditorium.

Doors open at 10:45 a.m. All are welcome to attend the event.

African American Faculty and Staff Association, AAFSA, WSU Logo

The African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) calls on all faculty and staff of color at Wichita State looking to get connected on campus to join its next meeting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 in 265 Rhatigan Student Center.

Its bi-monthly meetings allow AAFSA to keep up-to-date with current topics important to those the group represents. Participants are encouraged to share their voices and join the group as it strives to make a difference on- and off-campus.

Wichita State’s Math Circle resumes meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 at 372 Jabara Hall. Math Circle is a program for middle school students that helps keep young people interested in mathematics and lets them explore and enjoy new topics. Fifth- through ninth-graders of WSU faculty and staff are invited to attend.

The group will not meet during Spring Break. The last meeting of the spring semester will take place April 23.

View Math Circle’s schedule: https://www.math.wichita.edu/MathCircle/schedule.html