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Monday, September 17, 2012
Latin American Film Series: Sins of My Father (Pecados de Mi Padre). 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.
Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Research Programs Candidate Presentation: Justin Kastner. 1:45 to 2:45 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend presentations of the final three candidates who are interviewing for the position of K-State Olathe's interim associate dean for academic and research programs. The presentations will be streamed live to the K-State Olathe board room and will also be accessible online.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Lecture: Understanding Rape: A Conversation by Mary Todd. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 213, K-State Student Union. Register here. Sponsored by SafeZone at K-State.
Centered: 40 Years of Expanding Multiculturalism at K-State Libraries. 4 to 5:30 p.m., 4th floor, Hale Library. A celebration honoring the past and looking to the future of the multicultural center first established in 1972. Exhibits, remarks, performances, and refreshments to accompany the unveiling of the center's new home. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries.
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.
Workshop: Small Scale Mokume Game by Eric Burris. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 318, Willard Hall. Metalsmith and jeweler Eric Burris will present the workshop. He will also present a slide lecture on September 18 at 10 a.m. in 117 Willard Hall. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Lecture: Development of Flu-Resistant Poultry by Dr. John Lowenthal. 2 to 3 p.m., Lecture Hall, Pat Roberts Hall. Dr. Lowenthal, Stream Leader for Innovative Disease Control of CSIRO, of Australia, aims to develop innovative solutions to limit the spread of major animal diseases that threaten Australia's biosecurity. This will deliver novel therapeutics, improved vaccines and disease resistant animals. Free and open to all interested K-State faculty and students. Sponsored by the Biosecurity Research Institute.
Dressler Lecture: The Riemann Zeta-Function and Related L-Functions: A Progress Report by Kanna Soundararajan. 2:30 p.m., Room 1073, Durland Hall. Kannan Soundararajan is a mathematician and a professor of mathematics at Stanford University. Free and open to the public. Part of the Dressler Lecture Series in the Department of Mathematics.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Bakery Science Club Bake Sale. 3 to 5 p.m., Shellenberger Hall. The bakery science club will have a weekly bake sale this semester, having new sales each week. Sponsored by the Bakery Science Club.
Exhibit: Dary Trails: The Library and Papers of David Dary. 3:30 p.m., 5th floor gallery, Hale Library. A reception and exhibit viewing for American West author, David Dary. Remarks by the author at 4 p.m. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Free and open to the public. Part of the Unboxed: Out of the Collections of K-State Libraries Series. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries.
Film: Two Spirits. 6 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Followed by a discussion led by Lisa Tatonetti, the film explores the life and death of Fred Martinez and the ancient Native American two-spirit tradition. Sponsored by the LGBTQ Resource Center. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.
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.
Workshop: Small Scale Mokume Game by Eric Burris. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 318, Willard Hall. Metalsmith and jeweler Eric Burris will present the workshop. He will also present a slide lecture on September 18 at 10 a.m. in 117 Willard Hall. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Excite! Shadow Day. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., K-State Campus. Shadow Day introduces high school girls to science, technology, engineering, mathematics and agriculture fields. Register here. Sponsored by K-State Excite!.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Social Media Roundtable. 10:45 to 11:20 a.m., Big 12 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.
Banned Books Readings. Noon, Bosco Plaza, K-State Student Union. In addition to the banned books readings, there will be a screening of the "Precious Knowledge" movie trailer. "Precious Knowledge" is a documentary that details the struggles of the students involved in the Ethnic Studies ban in Arizona. Sponsored by K-State Alianza. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.
Film: Existenz. 8 to 11 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: 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.
Presentation: The Art and Science of Teaching by Bryce H. Lane. 3 to 4 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Bryce Lane, a much-decorated undergraduate teacher at North Carolina State University and host of an Emmy-winning TV show, will give a presentation which will answer the question: What is great teaching? A Q&A session will follow the presentation. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence, and the College of Agriculture.
Maintaining Immunologic Peace with Microbiota by Dr. Charles Elson. 3:30 p.m., Mara Conference Center, Trotter Hall. Dr. Elson is the Basil I. Hirschowitz Chair of Gastroenterology and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Free and open to the public. Part of the Rudy Clarenburg Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Anatomy and Physiology.
A Conversation with the Lacks Family. 7 p.m., Grand Ballroom, K-State Student Union. The son of Henrietta Lacks, David "Sonny" Lacks, and another Lacks family member will add their voices to the remarkable history documented in Rebecca Skloot's book. Sponsored by the K-State Book Network, K-State First, Honors Program, Sigma Tau Delta, and K-State's Diversity Programming Committee.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Community Cultural Harmony Week Awards and Luncheon. Noon to 1:30 p.m., Cottonwood Room, K-State Student Union. Presentation of the Peace Awards and Joey Lee Garmin Scholarship. Those wishing to dine may purchase lunch through the K-State Union Bluemont Buffet and bring their plate to the Cottonwood Room where glasses and tableware will be provided. Attendees who are NOT dining go directly to the Cottonwood Room. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.
Film: People Like Us. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: Precious Knowledge. 4 p.m., Room 13, Leasure Hall. A documentary that details the struggles of the students involved in the Ethnic Studies ban in Arizona. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by K-State Alianza. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.
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.
Reading: Steven Church, nonfiction writer. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Steven Church, Associate Professor of English at California State University, Fresno, will read from his work. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Saturday, September 22, 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: People Like Us. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Jammin' with the Arts. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., K-State Campus. For girls in grades 6 through 8 who like science, engineering, technology, math, music, dance or theater. Cost is $20. Sponsored by Girls Researching Our World and the Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering.
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.
Sunday, September 23, 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: People Like Us. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: The Truth About Tigers. 8 p.m., Coffman Commons in front of Hale Library, or in case of rain, 063 Seaton Hall. The tiger, India's National Animal, is disappearing at an alarming rate from our forests. Government estimates reveal that there may be fewer than 1500 left. Why have India's tigers declined so drastically? What exactly are the problems facing their conservation? And are there any solutions to the crisis? A facilitated discussion will immediately follow the film. Sponsored by Movies on the Grass.
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.
Monday, September 24, 2012
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: From Ancient Heroes to Superheroes: George B. Bridgman and the European Figure Drawing Tradition in the United States by Dr. Jeffrey Fontana. 5:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Dr. Jeffrey Fontana, internationally recognized art historian, will present a lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
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.
Thursday, September 27, 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.
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.
Friday, September 28, 2012
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.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
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.
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.
Monday, October 1, 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.
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.
Tuesday, October 2, 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.
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.
Wednesday, October 3, 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.
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.
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.
Friday, October 5, 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.
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.
Saturday, October 6, 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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