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Kansas residents of age 18 or older are invited to participate in a research survey to evaluate their color vision proficiency by identifying a series of numbers within intentionally colored backgrounds from the official Ishihara color blindness test.

The results of this study will serve to build connections between color vision and gender. For any further questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Mary Jameson of WSU’s Biology Department at

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The American Red Cross is seeking blood donors of all races and ethnicities to help meet the diverse needs of patients, including those with sickle cell disease. The most compatible blood for patients often comes from donors of the same race or similar ethnicity.

Encourage friends, family and the community to make an appointment at the WSU blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 at the Heskett Center.

Appointments can be made on the Red Cross website or by calling 1-800-733-2767.

WSU’s Community Service Board is requesting volunteers for many events throughout the spring 2023 semester.

The events, dates and times:

For questions, email or call 316-978-7016.

Students are invited to volunteer with Wichita State’s Community Service Board at the Kansas Food Bank Warehouse.

Volunteers will assemble food packages for the programs Food for Kids and Bob’s Boxes and support the food bank’s other programs.

The spring 2023 dates and times are 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 3 and March 3.

No past volunteer experience is necessary. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing that they don’t mind getting dirty.

For questions, email or call 316-978-7016.

Join the Community Service Board in volunteering at the United Way Give Items of Value (GIV) Warehouse. United Way’s GIV Program accepts donated items from companies and offers them at no charge to nonprofits throughout the state.

Volunteers will meet at the GIV Warehouse to sort and organize items so that they may be given to local nonprofits. The spring 2023 dates and times are 2:30-4:30 p.m. March 31, April 21.

For questions, email or call 316-978-7016.

Join the Community Service Board in serving a meal at the Lord’s Diner. The Lord’s Diner provides free meals to the community 365 days a year.

Volunteer duties may include serving food, bussing dishes, refilling drinks, dining hall clean-up and washing dishes.

The spring 2023 volunteer dates and times are 5-8 p.m. Feb. 8, March 8 and April 12.

For questions, email or call 316-978-7016.

Senior Saturdays provide an opportunity for Shockers to volunteer to work with local seniors at the Larksfield Place senior living community.

The spring 2023 dates and times are 9-11 a.m. Feb. 18, March 11 and April 1.

Join the Community Service Board to assist local seniors with various tasks, including yard work, playing games or reading. Everyone is welcome.

For questions, email or call 316-978-7016.

The Office of Disability Services is looking to recruit volunteer note takers. Emails for volunteer note takers will be sent from

Disability Services has many Shockers with note taking accommodations, and note takers allow them to access classroom content more easily.

Volunteers who follow the guidelines will be provided a letter of commendation for community service including the total number of hours they volunteered.

Disability Services thanks all those who volunteer to help their fellow Shockers.

Wu's Big Event, Wichita State University, Community Service Board. February 11th, 2023. 1845 Fairmount Street Wichita, KS 67260 (Rhatigan Student Center) Beggs Ballroom. Additional Information may be found on Twitter and Instagram @wsu_csb. Facebook @wichitastate_communityservice, on our website at or contact us via email at or by calling us at 316-978-3022.

Join fellow Shockers and Wichita State’s Community Service Board on Feb. 11 to make a huge impact on the Wichita community during Wu’s Big Event, WSU’s largest one-day volunteer project.

Individuals, groups, organizations, students, staff and faculty are all invited to attend. Check-in for Wu’s Big Event will be from 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. There will be a 9 a.m. kick-off in the Beggs Ballroom (third floor of the Rhatigan Student Center) when information about the agencies being served will be shared. Participants will then load the buses and be at a service site by 10 a.m. Volunteers will work until noon and return to the RSC for lunch and celebration. The event will end by 1:30 p.m.

Transportation to and from service sites is provided. A light breakfast, lunch, water and t-shirt also provided.

The office of Student Conduct and Community Standards is looking for bright young students to join the Academic Integrity and Student Conduct hearing boards. This is an opportunity to gain community service hours and make a lasting impact at Wichita State.

Along with the training to be an active and engaged board member, members will help create the future of what these boards look like.

Serving on the Academic Integrity Committee or Student Conduct Board will allow students to meet and work with faculty and staff at WSU, engage with peers and broaden their networks. Interested students can sign up here.

Those interested in joining or who have questions can reach out to Liz Thornton at