Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water

30 August 2013 Medill
Climate change leaves Chicago area in deep water
It wasn’t a hurricane, but nearly five inches of rain fell in the Chicago area Thursday. “This is a new kind of storm associated with climate change,” said Tom LaPorte, spokesman for the Chicago Department of Water Management. “It’s been around for five or six years. Other storms are rather local, but in this case ...

Art exhibit delves deep into the struggles of mental illness

30 August 2013 Medill
Art exhibit delves deep into the struggles of mental illness
San Antonio artist Michael Nye practiced law for 10 years before switching gears to pursue his love of photography full time. He brings a personal face to sweeping social issues that confront all of our communities. His photography and audio exhibitions, “Children of Children” (stories of teenage pregnancy) and “A Fine Line: Mental Health/Mental Illness,” have ...

Adler show opens world of wonder

30 August 2013 Medill
Adler show opens world of wonder
  Wondering about the universe gives Adler Planetarium astrophysicists and astronomers a reason to act as detectives, piecing together parts of the mystery one clue at a time. Adler will give the public reasons for wonder May 17 with the opening of the “Cosmic Wonder” sky show and a summer-long program, “100 Days of Wonder.” ...

Fans welcome home WSU from Big Apple

10 August 2013 The Sunflower
Shocker pride radiated from an audience clad in black and yellow as fans young and old clapped to the beat of Space Jam’s “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble” and rose to their feet for the Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling.” […] View story. [PDF]

Student Support Services host annual event

10 August 2013 The Sunflower
Amid a room full of balloon bouquets topped with stars, aspiring, accelerating and accomplished stars of the Student Support Services program were recognized in the Time Capsule of the Marcus Welcome Center on Thursday […] View story. [PDF]

Goldbarth’s poetry reflects, analyzes

10 August 2013 The Sunflower
Albert Goldbarth is the Adele B. Davis Distinguished Professor of Humanities at Wichita State. An MFA from Iowa, Goldbarth is the author of more than 20 collections of poetry and three collections of essays. […] View story. [PDF]