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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ballrooms, K-State Student Union. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 2:30 to 8 p.m., Putnam Hall. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Subconscious Oscillations: The Constant Mind. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 17-28, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. Master of Fine Arts candidates will be presenting recent work in this collective show. The show will be a myriad of work featuring contemporary and traditional mediums, including painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. Free and open to the public. There will be a closing reception for on Friday, September 28 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Guest Artist: OSU and WIU Chamber Players. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ballrooms, K-State Student Union. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 2:30 to 8 p.m., Putnam Hall. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
Latin American Film Series: The Student (El Estudiante). 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The film is presented in Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Columbian Student Association of KSU with support from the Diversity Programming Committee and Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Subconscious Oscillations: The Constant Mind. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 17-28, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. Master of Fine Arts candidates will be presenting recent work in this collective show. The show will be a myriad of work featuring contemporary and traditional mediums, including painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. Free and open to the public. There will be a closing reception for on Friday, September 28 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Lecture: The Scene Fitted Mrs. Wilder's Description Perfectly: Illustrating the Little House Series by Anne Phillips. 3:30p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Anne Phillips is an Associate Professor of English. Free and open to the public. Department of English.
Kansas Statewide Wind Energy Forum. September 26-28, Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas. Industry, university, and college experts in wind energy across Kansas will come together to discuss a variety of difference topics related to wind energy. Registration and agenda.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Walk-in Wednesday. Noon to 4 p.m., Holtz Hall. Drop by to have your resumé reviewed or to ask a quick question. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Volleyball: K-State vs. West Virginia. 7 p.m., Ahearn Field House.
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Ballrooms, K-State Student Union. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 2:30 to 8 p.m., Putnam Hall. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
Momorial 2012, featuring Ben Rector. 8 p.m., Anderson Hall Lawn. Concert is free, but donations are accepted and benefit the American Red Cross. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Phi, the Union Program Council, and Alpha Xi Delta.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Subconscious Oscillations: The Constant Mind. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 17-28, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. Master of Fine Arts candidates will be presenting recent work in this collective show. The show will be a myriad of work featuring contemporary and traditional mediums, including painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. Free and open to the public. There will be a closing reception for on Friday, September 28 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Lecture: Explorations by Katherine Mickle. 5:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Katherine Mickle, nationally recognized photographer, will present a lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Kansas Statewide Wind Energy Forum. September 26-28, Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas. Industry, university, and college experts in wind energy across Kansas will come together to discuss a variety of difference topics related to wind energy. Registration and agenda.
Professional Advantage Kick-Off. 3:30 to 5 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The Professional Advantage program is a professional development program designed to give students a competitive edge that businesses are looking for in new hires. This year's kick-off will feature a lecture by Patrick Combs, motivational speaker and author of the best-selling book "Major in Success." Part of the Professional Advantage Program sponsored by the College of Business Administration.
Faculty Artist: Organ Music for a Wednesday Morning by David Pickering, Organist. 11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Equestrian: SMU. All day, Timbercreek Stables.
K-State Fall Blood Drive. 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., 2nd Floor, K-State Student Union. Appointments are encouraged and walk-ins welcome. Free t-shirt to everyone who comes in to donate.
Coffee Hour Series: Singapore. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Yosuke Michishita. Refreshments typical of the student's home country will be served following the presentation. Free and open to the public. Part of the Fall 2012 Coffee Hour Series, presented by International Student & Scholar Services.
Film: The Amazing Spider-Man. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Hawaiian Night. 8 to 11 p.m., Bosco Student Plaza, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Subconscious Oscillations: The Constant Mind. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 17-28, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. Master of Fine Arts candidates will be presenting recent work in this collective show. The show will be a myriad of work featuring contemporary and traditional mediums, including painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. Free and open to the public. There will be a closing reception for on Friday, September 28 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Sponsored by the Department of Art.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Kansas Statewide Wind Energy Forum. September 26-28, Hilton Garden Inn, Manhattan, Kansas. Industry, university, and college experts in wind energy across Kansas will come together to discuss a variety of difference topics related to wind energy. Registration and agenda.
2012 State of the University Address. 3:30 p.m., Alumni Center. Presentation by President Kirk Schulz. A Q&A session will follow the address. A live stream will also become available just prior to the event.
Film: Inception. 6 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Free and open to the public. Part of the Computers and Technology Movie Series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
AggieFest. 6 to 10 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Join us for Aggiefest, a multi-genre live music and visual arts festival. Learn more and get tickets.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Equestrian: Tennessee-Martin. All day, Timbercreek Stables.
Konza Prairie Visitors Day. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Konza Prairie Biological Station. Every two years the Konza Prairie Biological Station opens its gates to the general public. All are invited to come see what Konza Prairie does for scientific research and environmental education. Activities will include bison loop tours, visitations with Konza scientists, hayrides, kids' activities, and nature hikes. All activities are free and open to the public. Hosted by the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
CrossFit Free Intro Workout. 10 a.m., Room 4, Natatorium. Try out a free CrossFit Intro workout scaled for beginners and learn more about high intensity exercise and its benefits. All fitness levels are welcome. Free intro workouts will be offered every Saturday during the Fall semester. Sponsored by Department of Kinesiology.
Film: The Amazing Spider-Man. 7 & 9:45 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Performance: An Evening with Seth Meyers. 8 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Head writer and cast member of Saturday Night Live, actor, comedian, and host of the Weekend Update will be performing live at K-State. For ticket information, visit the K-State Athletics Ticket Office, http://www.k-statesports.com or call 1-800-221-CATS. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Film: The Amazing Spider-Man. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
WEEK 7.
42nd calendar day.
Monday, October 1, 2012
Men's Golf: Jim Colbert Intercollegiate. All day, Colbert Hills Golf Course. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the K-State Men's Golf Team.
Landon Lecture: Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 11:30 a.m., McCain Auditorium. Live video stream will be available at time of lecture. Sponsored by the Landon Lecture Series.
Lecture: Science and Environmental Security in Foreign Policy: A Year in the Jefferson Science Fellowship Program by Dr. Richard A. Marston. 3:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Dr. Marston is a university distinguished professor of Geography and Jefferson Science Fellow. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President.
Readings from Banned Books. Noon to 1 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Students and faculty will read from banned books for Banned Books Week. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
Film: She Told Me Stories. 7 to 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. The film showcases multicultural Kansas histories and includes the stories of several Manhattan residents, including Rosa Hickman and Geraldine Baker Walton. The film is a joint project of faculty members from the Kansas State University women's studies and history departments, and was supported by a grant from the Kansas Humanities Council. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Women of K-State.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Faculty Artists: Amy Rosine, Patricia Thompson, and Reg Pittman. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Rosine, Soprano; Thomspon, Mezzo-Soprano; Pittman, Tenor. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Applications due for undergraduate international students for Spring 2013 Term.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Men's Golf: Jim Colbert Intercollegiate. All day, Colbert Hills Golf Course. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the K-State Men's Golf Team.
Readings from Banned Books. Noon to 1 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Students and faculty will read from banned books for Banned Books Week. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Retirement Reception: Lora Boyer. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Cottonwood Room, K-State Student Union. Lora Boyer, Associate Director of the McNair Scholars Program, is retiring after 29 years of service to K-State. McNair Scholars Program.
Panel Discussion: The Ethics of Research. 4 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. K-State faculty and students from multiple disciplines will reflect on the intersection of ethics and the research process. Sponsored by the K-State Book Network.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Meet the Art and Meet the Music—K-State Trumpet Ensemble. 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. K-State’s Music Department and the Beach Museum of Art have joined to bring to the public mid-day student performance on the first Tuesday of the month. The Beach will provide an up-close and personal look at artwork during a "Meet the Art" event at 11 a.m.
Panel Discussion: Government Jobs for Every Major. 4 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. A panel of representatives from state and federal agencies will discuss opportunities with their organizations, regardless of your major, and how to apply for them. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Volleyball: K-State vs. Iowa State. 7 p.m., Ahearn Field House.
Readings from Banned Books. Noon to 1 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Students and faculty will read from banned books for Banned Books Week. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
Campus Health Fair 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Come learn about the health services available for K-State students and meet health care professionals. Students attending the health fair will have the opportunity get their flu shot, win prizes, and get plenty of giveaways. Sponsored by the Lafene Health Center, Recreational Services, and Counseling Services.
Panel Discussion: Banned Books: A Conversation about Censorship. 3:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Panelists will include Daniel Ireton (K-State Libraries), Lucas Loughmiller (USD 383), Susan Withee (Manhattan Public Library), Philip Nel and Joe Sutliff Sanders (K-State Department of English). Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
Latin American Film Series: Madeinusa. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The film is presented in Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Columbian Student Association of KSU with support from the Diversity Programming Committee and Union Program Council.
Presidential DebateWatch. 7:30 p.m., Room 227, K-State Student Union. Join thousands of other DebateWatch participants around the country who will watch this presidential debate focused on domestic policy, then in small groups, discuss the debate and the issues that were raised. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Bryant Lecture: Anne Trumble. 4 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Anne Trumble, founder and executive director of Emerging Terrain, a nonprofit research and design collaborative based in Omaha, Nebraska, will deliver the annual Bryant lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Lee A. Bryant Memorial Lecture Series sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.
Guest Artists: Penny and Steve Kruse, Violin and Viola. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Walk-in Wednesday. Noon to 4 p.m., Holtz Hall. Drop by to have your resumé reviewed or to ask a quick question. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Classified Senate Meeting. 12:30 p.m., Cottonwood Room, K-State Student Union.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Readings from Banned Books. Noon to 1 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Students and faculty will read from banned books for Banned Books Week. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
Kansas Forest Service Open House. 2 to 6 p.m., Kansas Forest Service, 2610 Claflin Road. Area residents and Kansas State University faculty, staff and students are invited to celebrate the Kansas Forest Service's deep roots in the state for its 125th anniversary. Several educational activities and demonstrations will be offered throughout the afternoon. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Department of Kinesiology.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Union Graphics Design Poster Showcase. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 20 through October 4, 2012, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Lecture: Life and Artwork by Evan Summer. 5:30 p.m., 114, Willard Hall. Evan Summer, internationally recognized printmaker, will present a lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Seminar: Brand Day. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., KSU Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Explore the past, present and future of the K-State brand. Presentations will share various communication and marketing services offered by the university and the trademark licensing process. Free and open to all K-State faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. Presented by the Division of Communications and Marketing.
Faculty Artist: Nora Lewis, Oboe. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
K-State Employee Benefits EXPO. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Over 40 vendors that offer benefits to K-State employees will be on hand. Come browse the vendor booths and attend special sessions on Health Insurance and Retirement Planning in Forum Hall.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Equestrian: Baylor. All day, Timbercreek Stables.
Performance Series: Bill Engvall. 7 and 9 p.m., McCain Auditorium. It's the ability to share the humor in everyday situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today, and among the busiest. Ticket information or call 532-6428.
Readings from Banned Books. Noon to 1 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Students and faculty will read from banned books for Banned Books Week. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English, K-State Libraries, and Sigma Tau Delta.
After Hours: Poker Tournament. 7 p.m. to midnight, Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Register here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: Close Encounters of the Third Kind. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Lecture: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Managing a Park through Partnerships by Wendy Lauritzen. 3:30 p.m., 132, Seaton Hall. Lauritzen, Park Superitendent of the Tall Grass Prairie National Preserve in Strong City, Kansas, will deliver the lecture. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Geography.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Volleyball: K-State vs. Texas. 7 p.m., Ahearn Field House.
Football: Kansas. 11 a.m., Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
CrossFit Free Intro Workout. 10 a.m., Room 4, Natatorium. Try out a free CrossFit Intro workout scaled for beginners and learn more about high intensity exercise and its benefits. All fitness levels are welcome. Free intro workouts will be offered every Saturday during the Fall semester. Sponsored by Department of Kinesiology.
Film: Hunger Games. 2 to 4:30 p.m., Auditorium, Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue. K-State Libraries and Manhattan Public Library team up for a special movie in honor of Banned Books Week, when we celebrate the right to read all books. Based on a novel by Suzanne Collins. Children under age 13 must have an adult accompanying them. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Manhattan Public Library and the K-State Libraries.
Film: Close Encounters of the Third Kind. 7 & 9:45 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: India Unveiled. Noon to 5 p.m., September 8 through October 6, Manhattan Arts Center, 1520 Poyntz Ave. Exhibition explores and presents Indian designs, colors, patterns, dimensions of proportion and scale. A large part will be textiles and interior architectural design. Sponsored by Members of the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Film: Close Encounters of the Third Kind. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
WEEK 8.
49th calendar day.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Film: The Human Experience. 7 to 9 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. A Q& A will follow the film with two of the stars from the movie. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Student Recital Series: Flute Studio of Karen Large. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Elementary School Vacation Workshop . 10:30 a.m. to noon, Beach Museum of Art. Tour the new exhibition Inadvertent Arson and create a new persona for yourself by making a mask! Cost $5, Beach Museum of Art Members $3. Reservations Required.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
6th Annual Midwest H.A.L.O. Encuentro. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Encuentro is a conference for Hispanic and Latino students from across the Midwest. The guest speaker will be Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, an influential speaker whose message is directed at how to be an effective leader in today's global marketplace. Register here. Hosted by the KSU Hispanic American Leadership Organization.
Brown Bag Lunch: Fitting Exercise into Your Work Schedule by Megan Clark. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. These tips will show you how you can add physical activity to your busy schedules without tons of time or equipment. Sponsored by the Women of K-State.
Latin American Film Series: Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite). 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The film is presented in Portuguese with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Columbian Student Association of KSU with support from the Diversity Programming Committee and Union Program Council.
Public Forum: Economic Security 2012: Taking Charge of Our Future. 7:30 p.m., Auditorium, ECM. How can we talk about our future economic security during this national election season? The National Issues Forum process guides participants through discussion of three strategies for achieving economic security and constructing a mutually acceptable solution. The major party platforms will be partners in the discussion. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Curriculum Vitaes and Resumés for Grad Students. 4 p.m., Room 212, K-State Student Union. Learn how to start, create and use a curriculum vitae or resumé to market your skills to potential employers. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Presentation: SafeZone Advanced Training: Nonviolence Communication. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 213, K-State Student Union. Nonviolent Communication skills will assist you in dealing with major blocks to communication such as demands, diagnoses and blaming. These skills will help you receive critical and hostile messages without taking them personally, giving in, or losing self-esteem. Register here. Sponsored by SafeZone at K-State.
Open forum: Candidate for interim Vice President for Administration and Finance: Priscilla Roddy. 1:15 to 2:15 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Attendees will be asked to provide candidate feedback via an online survey that will be available Wednesday. Information on how to access the survey will be given out at the open forum sessions.
Open forum: Candidate for interim Vice President for Administration and Finance: Cindy Bontrager. 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Attendees will be asked to provide candidate feedback via an online survey that will be available Wednesday. Information on how to access the survey will be given out at the open forum sessions.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Academic Majors Fair. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Visit with faculty and staff from academic programs at K-State to explore majors, minors, and secondary majors. Sponsored by the Academic and Career Information Center.
Lecture: HeLa Cells and Biomedical Research: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Dr. Yvonne Reid. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Reid is a manager and scientist at ATCC, a private, nonprofit biological resource center and research organization. The lecture is in association with the university's 2012 common book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Part of the George S. Bascom Lecture Series presented by the Johnson Cancer Research Center.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Walk-in Wednesday. Noon to 4 p.m., Holtz Hall. Drop by to have your resumé reviewed or to ask a quick question. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Performance Series: Cirque Chinois. 7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Direct from Beijing, the National Circus of the People's Republic of China is one of the longest running and most distinguished circus troupes in China. This beautifully lavish and full-scale theatrical production will feature jaw-dropping feats of balance, juggling, flying and contortion that must be seen to be believed. Ticket information or call 532-6428.
Information Session: The National Strategic Selling Institue. 6 to 6:50 p.m., 202 Calvin Hall. Open to all majors. PSE is the only national, co-ed fraternity for college students in sales, marketing and management. As a PSE member, you will be provided with professional development, leadership opportunities, and real world experience working with clients. Sponsored by The National Strategic Selling Institute in the College of Business Administration.
HungerU. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bosco Plaza, K-State Student Union. A 40-foot trailer carrying thought-provoking messages about complex issues surrounding and leading to hunger, food insecurity and starvation will be present. Sponsored by Farmers Feeding the World.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Presentation: Leadership: Managing Reputation Risk in Organizations by Steven Benz. 4 to 5 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Benz is the President and CEO of the Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC), and will explore and discuss how leaders of organizations need to shift their focus to instilling consistent behavior revolving around your organization's reputation. There will be a Q&A during the presentation, and refreshments are provided. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
Lecture: Ethnic Studies Banned in Arizona: An Effective Pedagogy and Curriculum for Latina/o Students by Sean Arce. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Arce's lecture will discuss the recent legislation passed in Arizona that has effectively eliminated the Mexican American Studies program in the Tuscon Unified School Districts. The program had received national praise and honor for its effectiveness in retaining and graduating Latino students, preparing them for college, critically engaging them in education and learning, and successfully encouraging involvement in the community. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies, Department of American Ethnic Studies, Women's Studies Department, and Department of English.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11-13 & 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Employee Orientation Program. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for classified staff and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for unclassified staff and faculty, 103 Edwards Hall. The program is designed to welcome and orient new faculty and staff members to K-State. See the enrollment requirements.
Fall DCE Evening College 2nd 8-week courses begin.
Friday, October 12, 2012
HungerU. 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Bosco Plaza, K-State Student Union. A 40-foot trailer carrying thought-provoking messages about complex issues surrounding and leading to hunger, food insecurity and starvation will be present. Sponsored by Farmers Feeding the World.
Pink Power Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Holiday Inn at the Campus. Guest speaker Gayle Thomas will present a lecture titled "Why Me?: A Breast Health Awareness Journey." Participants will receive lunch, a souvenir item, and informational materials, and prizes will be given away. Event is free but space is limited. Reservations are required by October 5. Sponsored by the Johnson Cancer Research Center and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Coffee Hour Series: Kenya. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Eve Metto. Refreshments typical of the student's home country will be served following the presentation. Free and open to the public. Part of the Fall 2012 Coffee Hour Series, presented by International Student & Scholar Services.
Film: Ted. 8 & 10:15 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Lecture: Show and Tell by Michael Braley. 1:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Braley is the Creative Director at Shatterbox, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Braley has over 18 years of experience in brand, print, and packaging design. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
7th Annual Great Plains Radio History Symposium. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Campus Holiday Inn. This year's Symposium will present two morning plenary sessions relating the golden days of radio programming: the era of baseball re-creations, as narrated by longtime sportscaster Tom Hedrick, and a special focus on the career of veteran announcer and programmer Bill Miller, whose on-air career spans six decades. Registration begins at 8 a.m., or preregistration is available online. Cost to attend is $15 (students admitted free). Sponsored by the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, the Huck Boyd National Center for Community Media, and the Center for Engagement and Community Development.
K-State at Salina: 2012 State of the University Address. 9:30 a.m., College Center Conference Room, Salina campus. Presentation by President Kirk Schulz. A Q&A session will follow the address. A live stream will also become available just prior to the event.
Speaker: Tony Diaz. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Tony Diaz "El Librotraficante" is a novelist and holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. He is also an entrepreneur who brings together contemporary Latino arts, culture, and business in ways that have transformed Houston, Texas, and have now blossomed into the Librotraficante Movement. Sponsored by the Developing Scholars Program.
Lecture: Demystifying Academic Writing by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein. 4 to 5 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Graff is Professor of English and Education at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where Birkenstein also teaches. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11-13 & 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Hale Sousa!. 6 p.m., Great Room, Hale Library. The theme for the 23rd Annual Libraries Gala will honor John Philip Sousa! Famous for his military and patriotic marches, he wrote the "Wildcat March" for Kansas State University in 1931. This beloved march is still played by the K-State Marching Band today. Sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
CrossFit Free Intro Workout. 10 a.m., Room 4, Natatorium. Try out a free CrossFit Intro workout scaled for beginners and learn more about high intensity exercise and its benefits. All fitness levels are welcome. Free intro workouts will be offered every Saturday during the Fall semester. Sponsored by Department of Kinesiology.
Film: The Rocky Horror Picture Show. 10:30 p.m. & midnight, Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Admission $5, includes prop bag. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Central States Marching Band Festival. Noon to 8 p.m., Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The show will feature more than 30 high school bands from around the Midwest, as well as a closing performance by the Kansas State University Marching Band. Admission is $5. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11-13 & 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson Opening: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Deugaw. Members reception 7 to 8 p.m., Public opening 8 to 10 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Meet the artist and enjoy an original score for the exhibition, written and performed by Daniel Racer and his double quartet.
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Film: Ted. 8 & 10:15 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
University Ensemble: KSU Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. 3 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Frank Tracz and Don Linn, Conductors. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
WEEK 9.
56th calendar day.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Latin American Film Series: Portraits in a Sea of Lies (Retratos en un Mar de Mentiras). 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The film is presented in Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Presented by the Columbian Student Association of KSU with support from the Diversity Programming Committee and Union Program Council.
Relay For Life of K-State Early Bird Event. 7 to 8:30 p.m., Room 226, K-State Student Union. Are you interested in fighting cancer? Come to the Early Bird Event to learn more about our organization and event. Sponsored by the Relay For Life of K-State.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Lecture: Sara Schneckloth. 4 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Sara Schneckloth, internationally recognized artist, will present a lecture. She works in a variety of media as a way to explore the potential of contemporary drawing practice. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Lecture: An Inquiring Mind in Search of Phun from Fysics by Bob Woodruff 4:30 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies. The lecture is part of the Ernest Fox Nichols Lecture Series. The lecture will not be of a technical level and is geared toward the general public. Woodruff is an Associate of the Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy at the University of Colorado in Boulder and recently retired Technical Fellow in the position of Chief Scientist for Optical Systems at Lockheed Martin. Sponsored by the Physics Department.
Guest Artist: Brett Valliant, Organist. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Brett Valliant, internationally renowned theatre organist, will provide accompaniment to the silent film "The Phantom of the Opera." Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance and the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Lecture: Power in Washington, Campaign Reform and America's Place in the World by Russ Feingold. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Russ Feingold is a former U.S. Senator, Co-Sponsor of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (McCain-Feingold Act), and Founder of Progressives United. Sales and signing for Senator Feingold's latest book "While America Sleeps" to follow the lecture and Q&A period. Part of the Lou Douglas Lecture Series on Public Issues.
Shred Day. Manhattan: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salina: 10 a.m. to noon, Manhattan: Dole Hall, K-State Student Union, Salina: Technology Center. K-State is having its third annual Shred Day for university paper records. For a list of documents to shred, see here.
Slam Poet: Sonya Renee. 8 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Free Walk-In Portraits for Faculty and Staff. 10 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 3 p.m., Dole Hall. Drop in to Dole Hall for your head and shoulders sitting.
Guest Artist: Greenbrook Ensemble, Flute and Saxophone. 5:45 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
University Ensemble: KSU Orchestra. 7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. David Littrell, Conductor. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Lecture: Looking for Jean Seberg: Real People and Fictional Lives by Katy Karlin. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Karlin is an assistant professor in English. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Student Recital Series: Bassoon Studio of Susan Maxwell. 5:45 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Walk-in Wednesday. Noon to 4 p.m., Holtz Hall. Drop by to have your resumé reviewed or to ask a quick question. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Lecture: Tracking Transience by Hasan Elahi. 4:30 p.m., 114, Willard Hall. Hasan Elahi, internationally recognized artist, will present a lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Lecture: Bethe Ansaetze For Open Spin Chains With Non-Diagonal Boundaries by Eric Ragoucy. 2:30 p.m., 122, Cardwell Hall. Ragoucy will introduce two generalizations of the Bethe ansatz that allows to treat the case of open spin chains with non-diagonal boundary matrices. The first one is a generalization of the original coordinate Bethe ansatz, and the second one a generalization of the Matrix anstaz, used in statistical physics. Free and open to the public. Part of the ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the ADVANCE Program at K-State.
Lecture: Portraits of Arcadia: Ekphrasis and the Pastoral by Melindra Cro 4 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. By examining early Modern French pastoral literature and painting, Cro's presentation seeks to explore the ways in which both writers and painters undertook reciprocal "translations," from literature into visual art and from visual art into literature. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages.
Student Recital Series: General Student Recital. 11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Faculty Artist: Steven Maxwell, Tuba. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Friday, October 19, 2012
Vernon Larson Lecture: It's the Election: Do you Know Where Your Economy is Headed? by Dr. Chris Kuehl. Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. (reservations required), Lecture: 12:15 p.m. Ballroom, Holiday Inn. Luncheon is $15, and reservations are required by 9 a.m. on October 17. Lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Kuehl is the Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence and Chief Economist for the National Association for Credit Managers and Editor for armada-intel.com. Dr. Kuehl travels internationally and makes over 100 business and industry presentations a year. Sponsored by the Friends of International Programs.
Performance Series: Dr. John and the Blind Boys of Alabama. 7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. "Spirituals to Funk" features Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dr. John and five-time Grammy Award winners The Blind Boys of Alabama. Ticket information or call 532-6428.
Film: Young Frankenstein. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Grocery Bingo. 9 p.m. to midnight, Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Lecture: I Heard it Through the Grapevine by Jim McBain. 4 p.m., 203, Dickens Hall. McBain is a profesor at Pittsburg State University, and will examine the way that rumors are used in everyday learning and discuss the conditions under which rumors can be taken as reliable. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Philosophy Club.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Middle/High School Vacation Workshop. 1 to 2:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Tour the new exhibition Inadvertent Arson and create a new persona for yourself by making a mask! No little kids allowed! Cost $5, Beach Museum of Art members $3. Reservations required.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Equestrian: South Dakota St.. All day, Timbercreek Stables.
Volleyball: K-State vs. Texas Tech. 3 p.m., Ahearn Field House.
CrossFit Free Intro Workout. 10 a.m., Room 4, Natatorium. Try out a free CrossFit Intro workout scaled for beginners and learn more about high intensity exercise and its benefits. All fitness levels are welcome. Free intro workouts will be offered every Saturday during the Fall semester. Sponsored by Department of Kinesiology.
Gathering 4 Gardner Public Mathematics Celebration. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Manhattan Public Library. A free public celebration of the work of Martin Gardner. Gardner is well known for his work to popularize mathematics. This event will include many engaging games, puzzles and activities. Children are especially encouraged to come. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Manhattan Public Library.
Chemistry Magic Shows. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Manhattan Town Center. Chemistry Magic Shows will be presented by Alpha Chi Sigma, the professional chemistry fraternity, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Kids also will have the opportunity to learn chemistry through hands-on experiments. These include learning how to make slime, paper chromatography, producing a gas from vinegar and baking soda, sticking a needle through a balloon without popping it and getting chemistry tattoos. Chemists will supervise all activities with safety and learning as the top priorities. Free and open to the public. Part of National Chemistry Week sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the American Chemical Society.
Film: Young Frankenstein. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18-20, Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Astronomy Night. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Join the K-State Physics Department and North Central Kansas Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing, a tour of the "Goodnight Moon" exhibition, and a star-based art project. Hot chocolate included. No fee or reservations. You only need to be a kid at heart to have fun!
Sunday, October 21, 2012
Homecoming Week: Wildcat Adventures. October 21 through 27. Homecoming is a time to celebrate K-State traditions. From the 5K race to the parade and pep rally, the week is packed with events to stir up purple pride. See activities and events. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
All-University Homecoming Philanthropy 5K Race. 10 a.m., Alumni Center. All proceeds of the race are to benefit Anthony Bates Foundation. Registration. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Spirit Signs and Banners Displayed. Noon, judged at 2 p.m., Banners displayed in the K-State Student Union. Signs displayed around campus. Student organizations decorate the K-State campus with the Homecoming theme. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Sidewalk Chalking Contest. Noon to 2 p.m., judged at 2 p.m., Bosco Student Plaza, K-State Student Union. Campus organizations decorate the Plaza with the Homecoming theme. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Crazy Cat Kickoff. 6 p.m., Weber Arena. This series of comical games is a competition between Residence halls and cooperative houses governed by K-State. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Association of Residence Halls.
Wildcat Writing and Research Consultations. 6 to 9 p.m., 2nd floor, Hale Library. Writing Center tutors will offer free help with papers for all classes. Sponsored by the Writing Center Tutors and the K-State Librarians.
Film: Young Frankenstein. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
University Ensemble: KSU Concert Choir, Women's Choirs, and Alumni Choir. 3 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Joshua Oppenheim and Julie Yu Oppenheim, Conductors. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Theater: Time Stands Still. 2:30 p.m., Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theatre.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
WEEK 10.
63rd calendar day.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Homecoming Week: Wildcat Adventures. October 21 through 27. Homecoming is a time to celebrate K-State traditions. From the 5K race to the parade and pep rally, the week is packed with events to stir up purple pride. See activities and events. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
K-State Alumni Center 10th Anniversary Open House. 2 to 7 p.m., Alumni Center. Join K-State students, staff and alumni as we celebrate the K-State Alumni Center's 10th Anniversary Open House. Guests may take self-guided tours of the building and enjoy refreshments, including Derby Food Center cookies as well as meat, cheese and ice cream products from Call Hall. Student groups will be on hand to entertain the crowd, and guests also will have the opportunity to have their photo taken with Willie the Wildcat from 5 to 7 p.m. Throughout the event guests will have the chance to win giveaways and prizes. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by K-State Alumni Association.
Open Forum: Human Capital Project with Aon Hewitt. 4 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Kansas State University is partnering with Aon Hewitt Consultants to conduct a comprehensive universitywide evaluation of the university's capacity to support meeting our human capital needs as envisioned in K-State 2025.
Presentation: Everyone Is Gay. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Everyone is Gay began as a humorous online advice website for all. Founders Kristin Russo and Dannielle Owens-Reid now tour college campuses nationwide, promoting a message of kindness and everyday change-making while keeping audiences laughing. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Dow Center of Multicultural and Community Studies at K-State Libraries, and the LGBT Resource Center.
Presidential DebateWatch. 7:30 p.m., Room 212, K-State Student Union. Join thousands of other DebateWatch participants around the country who will watch this presidential debate focused on domestic policy, then in small groups, discuss the debate and the issues that were raised. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Pant the Chant. 8 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Homecoming pairings and student organizations can show their enthusiasm at this high-energy event. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
University Ensemble: KSU Collegiate Chorale, Men's Choir, and University Choir. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Joshua Oppenheim and Julie Yu Oppenheim, Conductors. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Enrollment for Spring 2013 Term.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Homecoming Week: Wildcat Adventures. October 21 through 27. Homecoming is a time to celebrate K-State traditions. From the 5K race to the parade and pep rally, the week is packed with events to stir up purple pride. See activities and events. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Open Forum: Human Capital Project with Aon Hewitt. 8 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Kansas State University is partnering with Aon Hewitt Consultants to conduct a comprehensive universitywide evaluation of the university's capacity to support meeting our human capital needs as envisioned in K-State 2025.
Paint the 'Ville Contest. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aggieville. Campus organizations and Homecoming pairings decorate business windows in Aggieville with the Homecoming theme. Judging begins at 5 p.m. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Lecture: Immigration and the Right to Work: The 2012 Election and Beyond by Judy Ancel. 7 to 9 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies. Judy Ancel is the Director of the Institute for Labor Studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. A Q&A session will follow lecture. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, School of Leadership Studies, Manhattan Alliance for Peace & Justice, and more.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Seminar: Internationalization Under 2025 and 2025 Under Internationalization by Marcelo Sabates. Noon to 1 p.m., 137, Waters Hall. Marcelo Sabates is the Interim Associate Provost of the Office of International Programs. Bring your lunch. The room is open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the College of Agriculture and International Ag Programs.
Open Data: Where Do We Stand from A Researcher's Perspective?. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Dr. Phil Bourne, professor of pharmacology at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UCSD, will speak during Open Access Week 2012. Open Access is the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as you need. As an Open Access advocate, Dr. Bourne is committed to furthering the free dissemination of science through new models of publishing. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries.
Lecture: How to Become a Fossil: A Geochemist's Guide by Dr. Matthew Kohn. 4 p.m., 213 Thompson Hall. Dr. Kohn is a 2012-13 Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer and studies the metamorphic/tectonic evolution of mountain ranges, stable isotopes of vertebrate fossils for paleoclimate and paleoecology, and the geochemistry of metamorphic minerals and fossils. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Geology.
The Bard at the Bar: A Mock Trial. 7 to 8 p.m., Nichols Theatre. K-State's English Department and the Program in Pre-Law will hold a Shakespeare Mock Trial for an imaginary case drawn from Shakespeare's controversial comedy, "The Merchant of Venice." Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English and Program in Pre-Law.
Division of Facilities Van Operator Training. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Room 206, K-State Student Union. National Safety Council training will be conducted for all operators and/or potential operators of motor pool vans operated by K-State faculty, staff, and students. This training is mandatory for all operators. Register.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Enrollment for Spring 2013 Term.
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Performance Series: Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 24-26, Nichols Hall. Shakespeare's provocative comedy starts with Bassanio's quest for Portia. Funded by an ill-conceived loan drawn against Antonio's expected fortunes, the road to true love will not be smooth. When plans go awry, betrayal and blind anger face off against a cry for compassion and a clever young lawyer in disguise. In the end, on a moonlit night in Belmont, all are left to question justice, the power of love and how far people go just to belong. Presented by Actors from The London Stage, one of the oldest established touring Shakespeare theater companies in the world. Ticket information or call 532-6428.
Homecoming Week: Wildcat Adventures. October 21 through 27. Homecoming is a time to celebrate K-State traditions. From the 5K race to the parade and pep rally, the week is packed with events to stir up purple pride. See activities and events. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
K-State Salina: Open Forum: Human Capital Project with Aon Hewitt. 9 a.m., Conference Center, K-State at Salina. Kansas State University is partnering with Aon Hewitt Consultants to conduct a comprehensive universitywide evaluation of the university's capacity to support meeting our human capital needs as envisioned in K-State 2025.
Brown Bag Lunch: Basketball 101. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Hear from the Women's Basketball Coaches and staff about all the ins and outs of basketball. Part of the Women of K-State Brown Bag Lunches.
Webinar: Open Access and Your Publications: What's Copyright Got to Do with it?. 1:30 to 3 p.m., Room 407, Hale Library. K-State Libraries will host the viewing of a webinar for Open Access Week 2012 discussing how you can facilitate access to your materials by learning to be proactive with the expert advice of copyright authority Kenneth D. Crews. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries.
Wildcat Request Live. 8 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. During this lip sync and dance competition, Greek Homecoming pairings perform to songs of their choice. This event is open to the public. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Hageman Lecture: Mitochondrial Sex in Plants: Mitochondrial Fusion Drives Horizontal Gene Transfer and Gene Conversion in the Devil's Playground by Jeffrey Palmer. 4 p.m., 120 Ackert Hall. Dr. Palmer is a distinguished professor and Class of 1955 professor in the Department of Biology at Indiana University, Bloomington. Free and open to the public. Part of the Richard H. and Elizabeth C. Hageman Distinguished Lectureship hosted by the Department of Biochemistry.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Walk-in Wednesday. Noon to 4 p.m., Holtz Hall. Drop by to have your resumé reviewed or to ask a quick question. No appointment necessary. Sponsored by Career & Employment Services.
Enrollment for Spring 2013 Term.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Performance Series: Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 24-26, Nichols Hall. Shakespeare's provocative comedy starts with Bassanio's quest for Portia. Funded by an ill-conceived loan drawn against Antonio's expected fortunes, the road to true love will not be smooth. When plans go awry, betrayal and blind anger face off against a cry for compassion and a clever young lawyer in disguise. In the end, on a moonlit night in Belmont, all are left to question justice, the power of love and how far people go just to belong. Presented by Actors from The London Stage, one of the oldest established touring Shakespeare theater companies in the world. Ticket information or call 532-6428.
Homecoming Week: Wildcat Adventures. October 21 through 27. Homecoming is a time to celebrate K-State traditions. From the 5K race to the parade and pep rally, the week is packed with events to stir up purple pride. See activities and events. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
K-State Student Ambassador Elections Online. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., K-State ambassadors represent the student body at Association events throughout Kansas and at university activities. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Social Media Roundtable. 10:45 to 11:30 a.m., Sunflower Room, K-State Student Union. Please plan now to attend and give input on the use of social media on our campus. Sponsored by the Social Media Center.
Willie in Wildcatland Children's Carnival. 6 to 8 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Free admission. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 7, 2012 through January 13, 2013, Flint Hills Discovery Center, 315 South 3rd Street. An exhibition that will follow ideas, events and issues that have influenced the military post, a town and a college from about 1863 to World War I. Sponsored by the College of Human Ecology, K-State Libraries, and more.
Exhibit: 38th Annual Student Photography Contest. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 10-29, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Submit your entries on Monday and Tuesday, October 8 and 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Rules and entry form can be found here. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Take Shelter by Tom Parish. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 15-26, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit on Thursday, October 18 from 5 to 7 p.m., in the gallery. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2012 Fall Season.
Colloquium: Plants as a Model 'System' for Comparative Genomics, Evolutionary Biology, Domestication and Discovery Research by Jeffrey Palmer. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 324, Ackert Hall. Dr. Palmer is a distinguished professor and Class of 1955 professor in the Department of Biology at Indiana University, Bloomington. Free and open to the public. Part of the Richard H. and Elizabeth C. Hageman Distinguished Lectureship hosted by the Department of Biochemistry.
Fall 2012 Institute for Student Learning and Assessment. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 2nd Floor, K-State Student Union. The Institute is designed to develop intentional and integrative strategies that strengthen student learning and exhibit student achievement. Featuring keynote address, "Investing in Quality," by Dr. Ann Ferren. The Institute is open to all K-State faculty, staff, administrators, and students, as well as representatives from other Kansas higher education institutions. Register by emailing the Office of Assessment. Sponsored by the Office of Assessment.
Student Recital Series: Opera Workshop. 7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Exhibition: Goodnight Moon: Selections from the Permanent Collection. June 5 through December 23, Beach Museum of Art. From starlit staircases and moon glow to glowing sparklers and carnival lights, this exhibition explores the many facets of night. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibition: Konza: Sculpture by John Powers. July 9, 2012 through May 31, 2013, Beach Museum of Art. Konza is a large kinetic sculpture inspired by the natural beauty and movement of the nearby Konza prairie, and is the newest addition to the Beach Museum of Art's permanent collection. For museum hours and exhibit details, see the website.
Exhibit: Inadvertent Arson: Paintings and Drawings by Patrick Duegaw. October 5, 2012 through January 13, 2013 Beach Museum of Art. Patrick Duegaw, K-State alumnus and founding member of Wichita's Fisch Haus artist cooperative, presents the latest installment of his ongoing "Painted Theater Project." Conceived as a theatrical performance, Duegaw's "Inadvertent Arson" incorporates painted portraits, props, and sets as surrogates for living actors, three-dimensional objects, and a stage. Action is implied instead of performed, and a dialogue appears in the form of artist-generated text that accompanies each portrait.
Enrollment for Spring 2013 Term.
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