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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.
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.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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.
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.
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.
Friday, October 19, 2012
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.
Saturday, October 20, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 24, 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 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.
Thursday, October 25, 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 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.
Friday, October 26, 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.
Trick-or-Treat in Aggieville. 3 to 5:30 p.m., Aggieville. Bring your kids down to the 'Ville for some free, safe, fun Trick-or-Treating! Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Coffee Hour Series: Spain. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Manuel Novas-Garcia. 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.
Homecoming Parade. 5 p.m., Through downtown Manhattan and Aggieville. Manhattan community and K-State students show off their parade entries and Homecoming floats. Click here for a map of the parade route. Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Homecoming Pep Rally. Immediately Following Parade, approx. 6:30 p.m., Larry Norvell Band Shell in City Park Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
Film: The Dark Knight Rises. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Residence Hall Homecoming Dance. 9 p.m. to midnight, Strong Complex Courtyard. Join friends and fellow residents for a fun evening to celebrate Homecoming Week and build excitement for the game! Part of Homecoming Week. Sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association.
After Hours: Fall Night. 9:30 p.m. to midnight, Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Homecoming Pregame in Cat Town. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Alumni Association Tent at Cat Town. Open to all alumni, faculty, staff, students, friends and fans, and includes a full Tex-Mex buffet, beverages and exclusive giveaways. Advance reservations are required by Monday, Oct. 22. Cost is $25 per adult and $15 for children ages 4 to 17. Register here. 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.
Seminar: Providing Consumers With New, Nutritious Vegetable Options: Communicating the Benefits of Beneforté® Broccoli by Jonathan Mein. 9:30 to 10:20 a.m., 164 Justin Hall. Department of Human Nutrition alum is presenting a seminar on what Monsanto is going to try to improve fruits and vegetables. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Human Nutrition.
Lecture: Google: Paxos, Agreeing at Global Scale by Cory Hardman. 12:15 p.m., Fiedler Hall Auditorium. In this talk, we will discuss what paxos is and how it works. We will then dive into how Google uses paxos for our Chubby Lock Service for low volume storage for tens of thousands of concurrent clients. All K-State students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend. Sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
Panel Discussion: What Can You Do with a Degree in Women's Studies? Find Out what Some of Our Graduates Say. 2:30 p.m., Room 209, K-State Student Union. Panelists include Vicki Choitz, a Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy, Mickayla Fink, a Disability Resource Coordinator for the Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, Katie Gatlin, a Transitional Specialist in the Domestic Abuse Sexual Assult Program at Heartland Family Service, and Janice Norlin, an Attorney at Marrietta, Kellogg, and Price. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Department.
Lecture: Religious Disagreement, Epistemic Circularity, and the Cognitive Science of Religion by Andrew Moon. 3:30 p.m., 203 Dickens Hall. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.
Saturday, October 27, 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.
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 Dark Knight Rises. 7 & 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.
Sunday, October 28, 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 Dark Knight Rises. 8 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.
Information Session: Teach for America. 7 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. The information session will feature Teach For America alumni and "Waiting for Superman," a film that takes an inspiring look at the public education system in the United States. This will be a great opportunity to ask any questions and learn more about the organization.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Community Cinema: As Goes Janesville. 7 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. This film records two years in the lives of laid-off workers, business leaders, and elected officials trying to reinvent themselves and their Midwestern town amid the closure of the GM plant and America's worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Free and open to the public. A discussion follows the film screening. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
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: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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: Jeff Reimer. 4 p.m., Ballrooms K & S, K-State Student Union. Jeff Riemer is executive vice president and general manager of Lend Lease Construction Inc. He will be discussing the passion and collaboration necessary among architecture, construction and business to create a successful, finished project. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.
Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism: Creating A Culturally Competent Campus. October 29-30, K-State Alumni Center & K-State Student Union. This annual conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators at the Kansas Regents' institutions to approach diversity in higher education. Registration information. Hosted by Kansas State University.
Tuesday, October 30, 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism: Creating A Culturally Competent Campus. October 29-30, K-State Alumni Center & K-State Student Union. This annual conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators at the Kansas Regents' institutions to approach diversity in higher education. Registration information. Hosted by Kansas State University.
Speaking the Silences: Women and Race in Kansas History. 7 to 8 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Undergraduate student researchers share their discoveries about women and race in Kansas. K-State Book Network.
Wednesday, October 31, 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
21st Annual High School Programming Contest. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Teams from high schools across Kansas will come together at Kansas State University for our annual computer programming contest. Sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Diversity and Inclusion: A Conversation with Cargill Leaders. 2 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Raymond Hall, global director of inclusion and diversity for Cargill, will be the featured speaker at this event. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Sponsored by the KSU Foundation.
The Pinkerton-Pocket Wedding Dinner Theater. Dinner: 6:30 p.m., Show: 7 p.m., Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union. The KC Improv Company will be performing a hilarious fake wedding for UPC's annual fall dinner theater. Tickets are $10 for students, and $18 for non-students. Admission covers the show and an Italian dinner. Order tickets by calling the UPC Office at 532-6571 or visit the UPC Office on the third floor of the K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: The Bourne Legacy. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Wedding Dance. 9 p.m. to midnight, KS Ballroom, K-State Student Union. A free wedding dance will follow the reception of the Pinkerton-Pocket Wedding Dinner Theater. 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Performance: Dr. Slawomir Dobrzanski, piano. 7:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Featuring works by Chopin, Mendelssohn and Clara Schumann. All proceeds go to an Endowment Fund for the refurbishment and upkeep of the Mason & Hamlin Grand Piano and to the Concert Series Fund. Tickets are required for this event and seating is limited. Sponsorships are also available which include seasons tickets. Purchase tickets. Please RSVP by October 30. Part of the Hale Library Concert Series sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 2 to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Presentation: Academic Parenthood: How Faculty Manage Work and Family by Kelly Ward and Lisa Wolf-Wendel. 11 a.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Ever wonder how to juggle the demands of life as a faculty member and parent? If the answer is yes, then join your colleagues in attending a presentation that addresses work-life balance. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Sponsored by the College of Education Faculty Mentoring Program, Dean of the College of Education, Office of the Vice President for Research, and the Women of K-State.
Seminar: An Entomologist's Journey in the Commercial World: Expectations and Realities of Choosing a Career in the Private Sector by Terry Mize. 4:30 p.m., 217, Leadership Studies Building. The Entomology Department will present its 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award to Terry Mize, product development manager for North America for FMC Corporation. Mize's talk will offer an overview of the rewards, risks and opportunities from a choice of a career path in the private sector. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Entomology.
Colloquium: Cultural Landscapes of Orchha: Reclaiming the Lost Heritage by Dr. Amita Sinha. 4:30 p.m., 106C, Seaton Hall. Dr. Amita Sinha is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The presentation will be on the site planning of Orchha, a small, picturesque town in central India that is reclaiming its lost heritage through the conservation of its cultural landscape. Cookies and drinks will be provided. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture, Regional & Community Planning and the Department of Geography.
A Celebration of Charles Dickens' Bicentenary with Michael Donnelly. 7 to 8 p.m., Alumni Center. Celebrate Dickens' 200th birthday as Michael Donnelly reads some of Dickens' most famous scenes as Dickens performed them for his audiences. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Saturday, November 3, 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.
International Games Day. 2 to 4 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Video games, board games, free snacks and door prizes from our sponsors Game Hounds and Best Buy. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries, Manhattan Public Library, and more.
Film: The Bourne Legacy. 7 & 9:45 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Sunday, November 4, 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 Bourne Legacy. 8 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Monday, November 5, 2012
National Distance Learning Week. November 5-9, Online. National Distance Learning Week is celebrated with online and on-campus activities for distance education students and faculty teaching online courses. Visit the website for specific event details. Division of Continuing Education and the United States Distance Learning Association.
Dan Upson Lecture: Dale Rodman, Kansas Secretary of Agriculture. 7 p.m., Main Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Secretary Rodman will address pertinent issues surrounding the recent drought and how it has affected food production and the agriculture industry's challenge of feeding the world. Furthermore, the impending increase in the cost of food, which affects families from all demographics, will be discussed at length. A Q&A session will follow the lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Food For Thought's Dr. Dan Upson Lecture Series.
Film: Nefarious: Merchant of Souls Screening. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Sex slavery is a heart breaking issue of our generation, but unfortunately many people do not know about the horrors of this issue. This documentary takes the audience through the realities of the sex trafficking industry all over the world. There will be people from the organization that created the film to talk afterwards about how to get involved with fighting sex trafficking and putting an end to this modern day slavery. 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
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.
Regnier Lecture: Sustainable Architecture in Switzerland by Beat Kämpfen. 4 to 5 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Swiss architect Beat Kämpfen is internationally recognized for his work that is guided by principles of energy efficiency and sustainability and expressed in contemporary architectural language. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning & Design.
Campus Master Plan Update: Open Meeting. 6 to 7 p.m., K & S Ballroom, K-State Student Union. As part of K-State 2025 planning, consultants from Ayers Saint Gross will be on campus to present information about the Campus Master Plan. The same content will be presented at all four open campus meetings to allow as many people as possible the opportunity to participate. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited and encouraged to attend these open campus meetings.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
National Distance Learning Week. November 5-9, Online. National Distance Learning Week is celebrated with online and on-campus activities for distance education students and faculty teaching online courses. Visit the website for specific event details. Division of Continuing Education and the United States Distance Learning Association.
K-State Social Club Luncheon: Basketball Update by Coach Bruce Weber. 11:30 a.m., Manhattan Country Club. Bruce Weber, K-State Men's Basketball Coach, will be the speaker at the luncheon. Reservations required by October 30. Cost is $18.50 per person. Programs are open to members of the Social Club and their guests. Membership and dinner registration forms availabe here. Sponsored by the K-State Social Club.
Election Watch Party. 7 to 11 p.m., Forum Hall & Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Free and open to the public. 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Research and the State. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., KS Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Graduate students will give poster presentations of their scholarly research that has implications for state-related issues. The top ten presenters will represent K-State at the annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit in the Spring. Free and open to the public. Hosted by the Graduate Student Council.
Esther George. 11 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Esther George is president and chief executive office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and a member of the Federal Open Market Committee. Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series and Professional Advantage Program sponsored by the College of Business Administration.
Seminar: International Collaboration in Plant Biosecurity Research and Outreach by James Stack. Noon to 1 p.m., 137 Waters Hall. Stack is a professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and the Director of the Great Plains Diagnostic Network. 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.
Campus Master Plan Update: Open Meeting. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. & 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Sunflower Room, K-State Student Union. As part of K-State 2025 planning, consultants from Ayers Saint Gross will be on campus to present information about the Campus Master Plan. The same content will be presented at all four open campus meetings to allow as many people as possible the opportunity to participate. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited and encouraged to attend these open campus meetings.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
National Distance Learning Week. November 5-9, Online. National Distance Learning Week is celebrated with online and on-campus activities for distance education students and faculty teaching online courses. Visit the website for specific event details. Division of Continuing Education and the United States Distance Learning Association.
Presentation: Kansas State Research and Extension Image Library by Gerry Snyder. 9 a.m., Comm Tips Connect Meeting Room. Find high-quality photos for your newsletters, fliers, reports, or presentations. The Image Library is a collection of digital images that represent many facets of K-State Research and Extension. Kansas State University holds the copyright for these images, so no reprint permission is required for use in documents published by the university or the organization. Part of the Comm Tips Online Communication Series sponsored by the Department of Communications and Agricultural Education.
K-State Salina Lecture: Howard Hughes: The Man, The Myth by Fred J. Schieszer. 7 to 9 p.m., College Center Conference Room, Salina campus. Schieszer, professor emeritus at University of Central Missouri, is an air safety investigator, safety consultant and expert witness in aviation litigation. He has more than 40 years flying experience and is a nationally known speaker in aviation history. He presented on campus last year about another famous aviator, Amelia Earhart. Free and open to the public.
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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Campus Master Plan Update: Open Meeting. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Purple Pride Conference Room, Alumni Center. As part of K-State 2025 planning, consultants from Ayers Saint Gross will be on campus to present information about the Campus Master Plan. The same content will be presented at all four open campus meetings to allow as many people as possible the opportunity to participate. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited and encouraged to attend these open campus meetings.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
National Distance Learning Week. November 5-9, Online. National Distance Learning Week is celebrated with online and on-campus activities for distance education students and faculty teaching online courses. Visit the website for specific event details. Division of Continuing Education and the United States Distance Learning Association.
Model Train Show. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Manhattan Area Rail Joiners is back with model train display in H.O. scale. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
University Printing Open House. 1 to 4 p.m., Rooms 26 & 11, Umberger Hall. After renovations to Dole and Umberger halls, University Printing has moved back to campus. Come check out our new locations, services and equipment. Sponsored by the University Printing.
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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Seminar: Hint Fiction and Vivid Grammar: Quick and Easy Ways to Jump-Start Writing. 3 to 4 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Dr. Mick Charney, associate professor in the College of Architecture, Planning, and Design will share his innovative teaching ideas on developing written communication skills. Come learn how hint fiction and vivid grammar can jump start your efforts to engage students in developing written communications skills. Sponsored by the Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence and the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Conference: Redesigning Competitiveness in the Animal Health Industry 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., K-State Olathe Campus. The conference will provide not only a high-level overview of industry, but it will also facilitate in-depth discussion on current issues in regulatory affairs and market trends. Online Registration. Presented by the Department of Agricultural Economics.
Friday, November 9, 2012
National Distance Learning Week. November 5-9, Online. National Distance Learning Week is celebrated with online and on-campus activities for distance education students and faculty teaching online courses. Visit the website for specific event details. Division of Continuing Education and the United States Distance Learning Association.
Lecture: Women's Rights in Islam by Mrs. Sheryl Siddiqui. 10 to 11 a.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Siddiqui is a part of the Islamic Council of Oklahoma. In addition to her lecture, she will be available at Room 112, Leadership Studies Building for open discussion from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by SGA.
Coffee Hour Series: Korea. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Dajung Woo. 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: For the Next 7 Generations. 5:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. The movie is about 13 indigenous grandmothers that come together from four corners of the Earth to form an alliance, The International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. Part of Native American Heritage Month sponsored by the Native American Student Association, Office of Diversity, and the Student Governing Association.
After Hours: Paintball. 6 to 10 p.m., K-State Rec Fields. Free with a K-State student ID, $10 without an ID. Play in teams of three. Dress to get messy. Hot chocolate and paintball equipment will be provided. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: The Campaign. 8 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.
MFA Thesis Exhibition: Navigating Culture by Ting Wang. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 29 - November 9, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. There will be a reception for Wang on Friday, November 2 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.
Exhibit: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 2 to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Lecture: From Manhattan to Mongolia: Connecting the Great Plains to the Eurasian Steppe through Rural Geography by Holly Barcus. 3 p.m., 132, Seaton Hall. Barcus received her doctorate in Geography from Kansas State University in 2001 and is currently an Associate Professor of Geography at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Geography.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Conference: Kansas Environmental Forum: Making Connections, Growing the Grassroots. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Fiedler Hall Auditorium. Join us to celebrate the Kansas environment. This conference will focus on bringing together people from all areas of environmental education and advocacy, helping you to build partnerships, brainstorm new ideas for your own work and celebrate your successes. Registration is free. Sponsored by the Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS), Kansas Natural Resource Council, and Kansas Interfaith Power and Light.
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.
International Food Festival. 5 to 6:30 p.m. & 7 to 8:30 p.m., ECM Building, 1021 Denison Ave. An international food festival that showcases cuisines from around the world. International students volunteered their time to prepare some of their traditional foods to share with others. Tickets are $10 per person and will be sold in the K-State Student Union at an information table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Friday, November 9. For other reservation and event information, click here. Sponsored by the International Coordinating Council.
Film: The Campaign. 7 & 9:30 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: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Sunday, November 11, 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 Campaign. 8 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: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Workshop: Wood Kiln Building by Ted Neal, Ceramicist. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., 3171 Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Ted Neal, nationally recognized ceramicist, will present a workshop on Wood Kiln Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Community Cinema: Solar Mamas. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Rafea lives in a small Jordanian village with 4 children and a husband eager to take a 3rd wife. Learn how she and others are empowered to become solar-energy engineers to make their communities sustainable. Free and open to the public. A discussion of the film follows the screening. Sponsored by School of Leadership Studies.
K-State Idol. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. A search for K-State's most talented performer. 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: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Office of International Programs Fair. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Floor Concourse, K-State Student Union. Displays will include: International Coordinating Council, Office of International Programs, Asian Studies/International Area Studies, International Student and Scholar Services/International Buddies, Faculty-led Study Abroad, Study Abroad Office/Study Abroad Mentors, Friends of International Programs, and English Language Program. Marcelo Sabates, Interim Associate Provost Office of International Programs, will address "Just How International is Our Campus?" from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Big 12 Room. Part of International Education Week. Presented by the Office of International Programs.
Brown Bag Lunch: Session on Relaxation by Myra Gordon. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Part of the Women of K-State Brown Bag Lunches.
Thrifty Gifting. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Room 226, K-State Student Union. Get your budget ready for holiday gift giving at this free event. Learn gift-giving ideas for your student budget, get free food, and win great prizes. Two Country Stampede tickets will be given away to a lucky winner. Sponsored by Powercat Financial Counseling.
Presentation: Can I Kiss You? by Mike Domitrz. 7 to 8 p.m., Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Domitrz is a critically-acclaimed author, expert, and speaker that takes and in-depth look at how our students address healthy communication within relationships, consent, and dating respectfully. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Wildcats Against Rape and the K-State Women's Center.
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: Privacy from Prying Eyes: Jali as an Architectural Intervention. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 1-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Reading: Janice Gould, poet. 4 to 5 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Native American poet Janice Gould will read from her work. Sponsored by the Department of English, Creative Writing Enthusiasts (CreWE), LGBT Resource Center, and the Department of Women's Studies.
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