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Sunday, September 9, 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 Avengers. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: South of the Border. 8 p.m., Coffman Commons in front of Hale Library, or in case of rain, 063 Seaton Hall. There's a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn't know it. Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. A facilitated discussion will immediately follow the film. Sponsored by Movies on the Grass.
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
Monday, September 10, 2012
SafeZone Training: Becoming an Ally. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. Individuals are trained to become SafeZone allies who provide "safe zones" where individuals affected by homophobia, hateful acts, & sexual violence can safely go for support and assistance. Register here. Sponsored by SafeZone at K-State.
Community Cinema: Half The Sky. 7 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. Witness courageous individuals who are confronting oppression and creating meaningful solutions through health care, education, and economic empowerment for women and girls. Sponsored by HandsOn Kansas State and the School of Leadership Studies.
Biosafety and Biocontainment Training. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 10 through 14, 2012, 301, Pat Roberts Hall. A five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers designed for biosafety professionals, researchers and laboratorians to enhance individual knowledge and meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, and engineering challenges associated with working in a biocontainment facility. Register by August 27. Sponsored by the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute .
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Research Programs Candidate Presentation: Jacqueline Spears. 2:30 to 3:30 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 11, 2012
Biosafety and Biocontainment Training. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 10 through 14, 2012, 301, Pat Roberts Hall. A five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers designed for biosafety professionals, researchers and laboratorians to enhance individual knowledge and meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, and engineering challenges associated with working in a biocontainment facility. Register by August 27. Sponsored by the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute .
All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social. 2 to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union Courtyard. All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social to kick-off the campaign on the Manhattan campus. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Biosafety and Biocontainment Training. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 10 through 14, 2012, 301, Pat Roberts Hall. A five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers designed for biosafety professionals, researchers and laboratorians to enhance individual knowledge and meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, and engineering challenges associated with working in a biocontainment facility. Register by August 27. Sponsored by the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute .
Webinar: Engaging Online Across Student Populations. 1 p.m., Cottonwood Room, K-State Student Union. The panel discussion with distance education experts will be focused on how we can communicate better with students using technology, how effectiveness of communication is measured, and how levels of on-line engagement are tied to retention. Sponsored by NACADA.
All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social - K-State Salina. 2 to 3 p.m., College Center Lobby, K-State Salina. All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social to kick-off the campaign on the K-State Salina campus. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Latin American Film Series: Tear This Heart Out (Arráncame La Vida). 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.
Comedian Steve Hoffstetter. 8 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Free and open to the public. Part of UPC Awareness Week sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
Art Sale Display. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., September 11-15, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. Part of UPC Awareness Week sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Biosafety and Biocontainment Training. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 10 through 14, 2012, 301, Pat Roberts Hall. A five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers designed for biosafety professionals, researchers and laboratorians to enhance individual knowledge and meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, and engineering challenges associated with working in a biocontainment facility. Register by August 27. Sponsored by the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute .
All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social - K-State Olathe. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., K-State Olathe Bistro. All-University Campaign Ice Cream Social to kick-off the campaign on the K-State Olathe campus. Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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: Inequality at Birth: Causes and Consequences by Janet M. Currie. 8 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. Janet Currie is the Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs and director of Princeton's Center for Health and Wellbeing. Her research focuses on the health and well-being of children, in particular on socioeconomic differences in child health and on environmental threats to children's health. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Economics and the University Honors Program.
Friday, September 14, 2012
Biosafety and Biocontainment Training. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 10 through 14, 2012, 301, Pat Roberts Hall. A five-day series of courses in Biosafety and Biocontainment for BSL-3 Laboratory Workers designed for biosafety professionals, researchers and laboratorians to enhance individual knowledge and meet the scientific, regulatory, biocontainment, biosafety, and engineering challenges associated with working in a biocontainment facility. Register by August 27. Sponsored by the National Biosafety and Biocontainment Training Program and K-State's Biosecurity Research Institute .
26th Annual OPUS Band Competition. 5:30 to 11 p.m., Bosco Plaza, K-State Student Union. OPUS enables amateur, unsigned bands to perform in front of a college audience and gain exposure. The competition will feature eight local bands battling for cash prizes. UPC After Hours tie dying will also be available during the event. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: Brave. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Diverse Things by Meredith Jack. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 4-14, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An exhibition that features the works of Meredith Jack, a nationally recognized sculptor. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
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.
Presentation: What's New in the ESRI University Site License by Joe Eckmann. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 132, Seaton Hall. Eckmann, a regional sales representative from Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), will present an overview of the GIS products available to Kansas State University faculty, staff and students. Included will be demonstrations of Community Analyst, ArcGIS Online and Esri Maps for Microsoft Office. Sponsored by the Department of Geography.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Family Day. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Manhattan Campus. The 2012 event will celebrate 84 years of welcoming families to the campus for a day of activities designed around family, togetherness and pride. Participants enjoy a variety of activities designed to showcase the history and tradition of K-State. Sponsored by New Student Services.
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: Brave. 7 & 9:30 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.
Insect Zoo 10-Year Anniversary Celebration. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Insect Zoo at the K-State Gardens, 1500 Denison Ave.. Anniversary celebration activities will offer fun and learning opportunities for the whole family. Visitors can meet Willie the Wildcat, participate in butterfly releases and sample insect cuisine, among other activities. Sponsored by the Department of Entomology.
Department of Chemical Engineering Renovated Laboratories Open House. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Second Floor, Durland Hall. At the open house, university President Kirk Schulz and department head James Edgar will both say a few words about the renovation project. Visitors will also have a chance to talk with chemical engineering faculty and graduate students about their research. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Sunday, September 16, 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: Brave. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: Bidder 70. 8 p.m., Coffman Commons in front of Hale Library, or in case of rain, 063 Seaton Hall. Tim DeChristopher is Bidder 70, a young man who derailed an illegal BLM oil and gas auction, was federally indicted, convicted and sentenced to two years in prison for his courageous act of civil disobedience. 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.
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.
This page lists events starting on Sunday, September 9, 2012 and continuing for 31 days.