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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.
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.
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