On May 12, 2008 the Wichita State University Physics department welcomed home our most distinguished Physics alumnus Prof. Warren Pickett. Prof. Pickett got his BS and MS from Wichita State University in 1968 and 1971, after which he went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Physics from Univ. of New York at Stonybrook.  He spent 16 years at the US Naval Research Labs, and the last 11 years as Prof. of Physics at the prestigious Univ. of California at Davis. In June of 2008 Prof. Pickett become the new Physics Department Chairman at the Univ. of California at Davis, we wish him all the best.