News in brief, Oct. 1

Brown Bag Diversity Discussion takes place today

The topic for the October Brown Bag Diversity Discussion is Domestic vs. International.

Questions being raised for the discussion include: Are there issues between domestic and international students on campus?, and How do these two populations interact off-campus?

The discussion is scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in RSC 142. Students are asked to bring their lunch and an appetite for discussion.

It is open to the Wichita State community.

For more information, call 978-3034 or email the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at [email protected].

Applied Technology Acceleration Institute hosting grand opening

The Applied Technology Acceleration Institute is having its grand opening today.

It’s scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. and will take place in the Donald L. Beggs Hall lobby.

The grand opening will feature remarks from university president John Bardo; John Tomblin, vice president for research and technology transfer; Kenneth Russell, ATAI executive director; and Joel Reich, senior vice president at NetApp.

For more information, call 978-4775 or email [email protected].

The grand opening is open to the public.

Jazz arts ensembles performing tonight

The Jazz Arts Ensembles have a concert tonight.

It will happen from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Miller Concert Hall at the Duerksen Fine Arts Center.

The ensembles are 19-piece big band jazz ensembles selected each year through an audition process.

The Box Office will open one hour before show time. Doors to the theater will open at 7 p.m.

Tickets cost $7, with discounts available.

For more information, call the Fine Arts Box Office at 978-3233, or email [email protected].

The concert is open to the public.