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Saturday, February 9, 2013
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Maryville University. 10 a.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. First home inline hockey game for the K-State Inline Hockey Club. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
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. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Missouri S&T. 1 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. 3 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Film: The Breakfast Club. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Washington (STL). Noon, MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
Inline Hockey: K-State vs Texas State University. 2 p.m., MAC gym, Peters Recreation Complex. Organized by the K-State Inline Hockey Club.
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 Breakfast Club. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Celebrate a Season for Nonviolence 2013 by Making Someone's Day Happy. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 11-13, K-State Student Union. This year the Women's Center is asking for your help in creating a basket of valentines to send to Via Christy, a local retirement home, and to our local Crisis Center. K-State Women's Center.
Community Cinema: The Powerbroker. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Civil rights leader Whitney Young challenged America's white business and political leaders directly. His efforts for equal opportunity were often attacked by Black Americans who felt his methods were in contrast with the Black Power Movement. Free and open to the public. Discussion following the film screening. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Training: Web of Science Database. 11 a.m. to noon & 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. This training session is intended for researchers, faculty, and students. Learn how to use the Web of Science to utilize your research time more efficiently. There is no cost to attend. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Colloquium: Nilpotent Orbits and Springer Representations by Ting Xue. 2:30 p.m., 122, Cardwell Hall. Xue is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Northwestern University. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Lecture: Big Bang Cosmology: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Einstein's Cosmological Constant, and the Accelerating Universe by Dr. Bharat Ratra. 4 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Dr. Bharat, professor of physics at Kansas State University, earned the Commerce Bank Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award for the 2012-2013 academic year. It recognizes outstanding research and advising of graduate students. A reception will follow the lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Commerce Bank Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award Lecture Series.
Celebrate a Season for Nonviolence 2013 by Making Someone's Day Happy. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 11-13, K-State Student Union. This year the Women's Center is asking for your help in creating a basket of valentines to send to Via Christy, a local retirement home, and to our local Crisis Center. K-State Women's Center.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Celebration of Kansas State University's 150th Anniversary featuring the K-State Marching Band. 7 p.m., Ahearn Field House. Frank Tracz, Director, and David Littrell, Conductor. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Music.
Celebrate a Season for Nonviolence 2013 by Making Someone's Day Happy. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 11-13, K-State Student Union. This year the Women's Center is asking for your help in creating a basket of valentines to send to Via Christy, a local retirement home, and to our local Crisis Center. K-State Women's Center.
SafeZone Advanced Training: Healthy Relationship. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Room 226, K-State Student Union. This training helps in recognizing healthy relationships, establishing healthy boundaries and learning how to communicate, support and respect each other better. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
K-State's Sesquicentennial Kickoff. 1 to 7 p.m., Ahearn Field House. Kansas State University begins celebrating its sesquicentennial Feb. 14 with a kickoff event looking back at 150 years of colleges, academic departments and other facets of university life — topped off with the university's signature Call Hall ice cream and birthday cake. At 4 p.m. an official 150th program will take place featuring historic musical performances, a 150th video and comments from K-State President Kirk Schulz, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and others. Find out how you can take part and don't forget to sign our online guest book.
Colloquium: A Tour of Categorical Representation Theory by Oded Yacobi. 2:30 p.m., 122, Cardwell Hall. Oded Yacobi is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Women in Leadership Panel. Noon to 1 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Join us for this brown bag panel of four K-State alumnae as they discuss their experiences in exercising leadership in corporate and non-profit environments. Bring your lunch, cookies will be provided. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies and College of Education.
New Faculty Institute. 2 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. First- and second-year faculty are invited to attend a session addressing distance education and instructional design. This is an excellent opportunity to both fine-tune your current offerings, but also extend your educational reach globally. The speakers are taking time away from their pressing schedules to offer ideas on how you can enhance your teaching platforms. Snacks and drinks provided.
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
K-State Project Runway. 7 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Featuring Austin Scarlett at 7 p.m. Runway show at 8:30 p.m. Free Admission. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Film: Skyfall. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Valentine Rendezvous. 8 to 11 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
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. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Film: Skyfall. 7 and 10:15 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
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: Skyfall. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Monday, February 18, 2013
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
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.
Colloquium: Ping-Pong and Thin Monodromy by Christopher Brav. 2:30 p.m., 122, Cardwell Hall. Brav is a professor in the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Professional Development Seminar by Donald Asher. 4 to 5:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Donald Asher will present a seminar (and interactive session) for graduate students to maximize their networking experiences at conferences, receptions, social gatherings, etc. The event, organized by the university's Graduate Student Council, is geared toward graduate students, but undergraduates, faculty and staff are welcome. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Council.
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
Blending Military and Campus Cultures: Resiliency in Our Community. 3 to 4:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Transitioning from the highly-structured environment of the military, to the often ambiguous environment of a college campus can be highly intimidating and perplexing. The Panel will focus on the transition from military service to civilian life, specifically as it relates to higher education and campus culture. Register here. Presented by Non-Traditional and Veteran Student Services and SafeZone at K-State.
Seminar: Donald Asher. 4 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. The GSC welcomes internationally recognized author and speaker, Donald Asher for a seminar (and interactive session) for graduate students to maximize their networking experiences at conferences, receptions, social gatherings, etc. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Performance: Suzan-Lori Parks, playwright. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Parks, a pulitzer prize-winning playwright will present a talk-performance and lead a Q&A session while at K-State. The Q&A session will be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Nichols Hall Theatre. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Ebony Theatre and Diversity Programming Committee.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Professional Development Day. 12:30 to 5 p.m., K-State Student Union. This unique, free event will enhance your professional skills and will provide you the opportunity to network with company recruiters. Eight major companies will lead concurrent interactive workshops. The selling related topics are in conjunction with K-State Sales Week. Register here. Sponsored by the College of Business Administration.
Presentation: Strategic Communication During Conflict and Crisis by Steve Boylan and Traci Scott. 2:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Steve Boylan, a retired U.S. Army colonel, and Traci Scott, regional liaison officer for the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley will discuss the utility and practice of strategic communication in the context of conflict and crisis, using the Iraq battleground as a test case. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries and the Office of Military Affairs.
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
Overview Session of the ETDR Process. 2:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. A one-hour overview session of the electronic theses, dissertations and reports program, or ETDR. No registration is required. Open to all graduate students. Those planning to begin writing their thesis, dissertation or report should definitely attend. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Information Technology Assistance Center.
Bakery Science Club Weekly 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.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
K-State Salina and Manhattan Campuses Closed. Essential employees should report to work to maintain mission critical operations. The university expects a return to normal operations at both campuses on Friday. Hale Library will be closed on the Manhattan campus.
Cancelled: Colloquium: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Managing Nutrients and Contaminants in Soil by Dr. Mike McLaughlin. 2:30 p.m., 1018, Throckmorton Hall. Internationally recognized soil scientist Dr. Mike McLaughlin will present the 30th annual Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Lectureship in Soil Science. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Agronomy.
Cancelled: Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. 6 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Free admission. Part of a movie series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences, Department of English, and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Postponed: Lecture: Personal Work by Sarah Perkins. 4:30 p.m., Room 025, Willard Hall. Perkins is an internationally recognized metalsmith and enamelist. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Friday, February 22, 2013
President's Spring Open Forum (Manhattan campus). 3:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. An opportunity to be informed about administrative activities as well as to ask questions of President Schulz and Provost Mason. Sponsored by the Faculty Senate.
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
Coffee Hour Series: Ecuador. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Maximo Lenin Ordonez Arellano. Refreshments typical of the student's home country will be served following the presentation. Free and open to the public. Part of the Spring 2013 Coffee Hour Series, presented by International Student & Scholar Services.
Film: Wreck-It Ralph. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Ice Ice Skating. 8 to 11 p.m., City Park. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Postponed: Enameling Workshop by Sarah Perkins. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 318, Willard Hall. Perkins is an internationally recognized metalsmith and enamelist. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
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. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Film: Wreck-It Ralph. 7 and 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
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: Wreck-It Ralph. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Lecture: The State-Local Government Power Differential by Dr. Ann Bowman. 6:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Bowman is a professor and Hazel Davis and Robert Kennedy Endowed Chair in Government and Public Service at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M. Sponsored by the Office of Advancement for Women in Science and Engineering.
K-State Proud Information Table. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., K-State Student Union.
K-State Proud at Bramlage. 6 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Seminar: Meat Safety Management in a Complex World by Scott Goltry. 4 to 5 p.m., Mara Conference Center, 4th floor Trotter Hall. Goltry is Vice President of Technical Services for the American Meat Institute, representing companies that process 95 percent of red meat and 70 percent of turkey in the US. He will discuss current issues impacting the meat industry. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Food Science Institute, the Beef Cattle Institute, and the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry.
Garden Talks and Walks: Capture the Moment. 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., KSU Gardens Quinlan Visitor Center, 1500 Denison Ave. Discover some of the tools and techniques that may be used to capture the wonder of nature, using the KSU Gardens as inspiration, with avid amateur photographer Kurt Zoglmann. For amateur and more experienced photographers. Sponsored by KSU Gardens.
Film: Good Hair. 8 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Free admission. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Lecture: Gregory Case, CEO of Aon. 10:30 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Kansas State University alumnus Gregory Case, the president and chief executive officer of Aon Corporation, will be the spring 2013 speaker for the College of Business Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Commerce Bank and the William T. Kemper Foundation.
Lecture: Hamlet's Parenthesis by Jonathan Lamb. 4 p.m., Room 227, K-State Student Union. Lamb is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Kansas. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of English.
NACADA Webinar: Advising ESL and International Students. 1 p.m., 226, K-State Student Union. Participate in this next webcast to discuss what academic advisors and advising administrators need to know to provide appropriate support for international students. Sponsored by the Office of Educational and Personal Development.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Lecture: Summability of Fourier Series: Old Problems, Current Insights, New Results by Dr. Loukas Grafakos. 2:30 p.m., 102, Cardwell Hall. Grafakos is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Missouri at Columbia. Free and open to the public. Part of the Karl Stromberg Memorial Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Graduate Student Meet and Greet. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Join informal conversations and mingle with other graduate students, Writing Center staff and Faculty and Graduate Librarians over refreshments. Learn more about the support services available to help with papers, grant writing and more. Sponsored by the Writing Center and K-State Libraries.
Social Media Roundtable. 11 a.m., Room 401, Hale Library. Please plan now to attend and give input on the use of social media on our campus. Sponsored by the Social Media Center.
Lecture: Doris Smeltzer, MA. 7 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Doris Smeltzer will speak on body image issues and the prevention of eating disorders. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by SNAC (Sensible Nutrition And body image Choices).
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Friday, March 1, 2013
Colloquium: Global Solutions to Incompressible Elastic Fluids by Xianpeng Hu. 2:30 p.m., 143, Cardwell Hall. Hu is an assistant professor of Mathematics at New York University. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Poetry and Short Prose on Poyntz. 7 to 8 p.m., Strecker-Nelson Gallery, 406 Poyntz Ave. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Talent Show. 5 p.m., Fiedler Hall Auditorium. This event allows both local and international students to display their talent. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the International Buddies Program.
Film: The Impossible. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Solo Circus. 10 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Synthesis, Simulacra and Sedition: From the Organic to the Synthetic by MFA Candidates. February 18 through March 1, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. The graduate students in the Art Department will have their work in a show, which will encompass all 2-dimentional and 3-dimentional mediums of visual art. A closing reception will be held Thursday, February 28th from 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Exhibition: Generations of Success: K-State Celebrates 150 Years. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., February 19 through March 1, William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union. As we celebrate K-State's sesquicentennial for the next nine months, students, faculty, staff and guests of the university will be able to view historical information about many of the colleges and units on campus in this exhibit. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
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. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Film: The Impossible. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
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 Impossible. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Monday, March 4, 2013
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.
Colloquium: Curvature-Dependent Surface Tension in Modelling of Fracture by Anna Zemlyanova. 4:30 p.m., 120, Cardwell Hall. Zemlyanova is an assistant professor of Mathematics at Texas A&M University. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Conference: Innovations in Teaching & Learning. March 4-5, 2013, Manhattan Campus. This conference provides an opportunity for faculty to connect with their peer community and learn about emerging tools and techniques of online teaching and learning. Sponsored by Information Technology Services.
Workshop: Making People Care: Planning and Writing Newsletter Content to Increase Engagement and Giving by Susan Berhow. 1 to 3 p.m., Room 123, Leadership Studies Building. In this workshop, you'll learn how to make people care about what's happening in your department today, choose stories and photos that inspire and increase engagement, and much more. Open to anyone who is repsonsible for a newsletter sent to a K-State alumni or donor audience. Whether you are a seasoned communications professional or new to producing a newsletter, this workshop is for you. RSVP. Hosted by the KSU Foundation.
Public Forum: Shaping Our Future: How Should Higher Education Help Us Create the Society We Want? 6:30 to 8 p.m., Banquet Room B, Alumni Center. What is the purpose of higher education? Who should get an education? How should that education be funded? Dig into these questions and more with a small group of other participants. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Workshop: Better Meetings Now. March 4-6, 2013, International Grains Program Complex, 1980 Kimball Ave. This workshop is for people planning and conducting meetings who want to increase the ability and confidence from the ground up. Participants will learn and practice facilitation skills to plan and lead effective meetings and guide groups to satisfying decisions. Register here. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Conference: Innovations in Teaching & Learning. March 4-5, 2013, Manhattan Campus. This conference provides an opportunity for faculty to connect with their peer community and learn about emerging tools and techniques of online teaching and learning. Sponsored by Information Technology Services.
Workshop: Better Meetings Now. March 4-6, 2013, International Grains Program Complex, 1980 Kimball Ave. This workshop is for people planning and conducting meetings who want to increase the ability and confidence from the ground up. Participants will learn and practice facilitation skills to plan and lead effective meetings and guide groups to satisfying decisions. Register here. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Presentation: Love Knows No Borders: Marriage-Based U.S. Permanent Residence and Citizenship by Gabriela Vega. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Gabriela Vega from Vega Acosta Law Firm will discuss the legal implications for a marriage between a U.S. citizen and a citizen from another country as well as travel and visa issues. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the International Student & Scholar Services.
K-State Social Club Dinner: A Cabinet of Wonder. Social Time: 5:45 p.m., Dinner: 6:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. A variety of materials from across the campus will be shown in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of Kansas State University. Reservations required by February 26. Cost is $26 per person. Programs are open to members of the Social Club and their guests. Membership and dinner registration forms availabe here. Sponsored by the K-State Social Club.
Speaker: What Makes a Family? by Zach Wahls. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. There will be a book signing after the performance. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Lecture: Defending Against Client Compromises in Client-Server Applications by Mike Reiter. 12:30 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Michael Reiter is the Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Free and open to the public. Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
Seminar: Dealing with Troubled Students by Heather Reed. 3 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Student disruptions and nonparticipation can derail a lecture and diminish learning outcomes. Heather Reed, associate dean and director of student life, can help guide you and your fellow new faculty cohorts in dealing with challenging student situations in class and out. She will address how to deal with a variety of issues. Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and New Faculty Institute.
Study Abroad: Australia Webinar. 6 p.m., 304, Fairchild Hall. Please join us in 304 Fairchild if you are interested in studying down under in Canberra, Australia. Hosted by the Study Abroad Office.
Workshop: Better Meetings Now. March 4-6, 2013, International Grains Program Complex, 1980 Kimball Ave. This workshop is for people planning and conducting meetings who want to increase the ability and confidence from the ground up. Participants will learn and practice facilitation skills to plan and lead effective meetings and guide groups to satisfying decisions. Register here. Sponsored by the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy.
Presentation: iPad Productivity Tools by Gerry Snyder. 9 a.m., Comm Tips Connect Meeting Room. No need to register. Just sign in as a guest to attend. Part of the Comm Tips Online Communication Series sponsored by the Department of Communications.
Spotlight K-State: Innovative Ideas, Shared in Meaningful Ways. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Spotlight K-State will represent teaching innovation and excellence in a TED Talk format. The idea is to be brief, informative, and exciting. Register here. Presented by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Office of the President.
Presentation: Real Fun, Real Consequences by Sarah Barr. 8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Sarah Barr J.D., student legal services, will present an informational session about issues surrounding Fake Patty's Day and spring break. Learn about your legal rights and how one night of fun can impact your life and what you can do to stay safe. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
2013 Culinary Enhancement Workshop for Professionals and Alumni. 10 a.m., Gold Room, Derby Dining Center. Molly Stevens, winner of two James Beard Foundation Awards and three International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards for her cookbooks, will present the workshop. Sponsored by Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics.
Lecture: How to Misuse, Use, and Mitigate Side Channels in Virtualized Environments by Mike Reiter. 12:30 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Michael Reiter is the Lawrence M. Slifkin Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Free and open to the public. Part of the Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
President's Spring Open Forum (Salina campus). 3:30 p.m., College Center Conference Room, Salina campus. An opportunity to be informed about administrative activities as well as to ask questions of President Schulz and Provost Mason. Sponsored by the Faculty Senate.
Colloquium: Singular Support of Coherent Sheaves by Dima Arinkin. 3:30 p.m., 143, Cardwell Hall. Arinkin is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
K-State Employee Orientation. 8:30 to 10:45 a.m. for classified employees and 9:30 a.m. to noon for unclassified staff and faculty, 103, Edwards Hall. The program is designed to welcome and orient new faculty and staff members to K-State. See the enrollment instructions. Sponsored by the Division of Human Resources.
Spring Break! Not Spring Broke! 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Join Powercat Financial Counseling in learning to become more money conscious when planning your spring break trip. Stop by the Union courtyard and play games to gather as many dollar bills as possible, then step into the money vault to win prizes. Free food and beverages will be provided. Presented by Powercat Financial Counseling.
Overview Session of the ETDR Process. 2 p.m., Room 206, K-State Student Union. A one-hour overview session of the electronic theses, dissertations and reports program, or ETDR. No registration is required. Open to all graduate students. Those planning to begin writing their thesis, dissertation or report should definitely attend. Sponsored by the Graduate School and Information Technology Assistance Center.
SafeZone Advanced Training: Threats on Campus. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 207, K-State Student Union. Campus security and safety are important issues. SafeZone at Kansas State University aims to provide students with a safe environment and keeping students, parents and employees well informed about campus security. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Workshop: Leaping Forward in Your Graduate Writing and Research. 3:30 to 5 p.m., 401, Hale Library. This workshop is designed to help graduate students get ahead in their research and writing. Writing tutors and librarians will be on hand to answer questions, share resources, and offer support. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries and the Writing Center.
Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Swedish). 6 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Free admission. Part of a movie series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences, Department of English, and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Friday, March 8, 2013
2013 Culinary Enhancement Workshop for Students. 10 a.m., Gold Room, Derby Dining Center. Molly Stevens, winner of two James Beard Foundation Awards and three International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards for her cookbooks, will present the workshop. Sponsored by Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics.
Lecture: The Question of Sound and Hiroshima Mon Amour by Rey Chow. 4 to 5 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Chow is Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature at Duke University. Sponsored by the Department of English and the Program in Women's Studies.
Coffee Hour Series: Nigeria. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Tobi Adenuga. Refreshments typical of the student's home country will be served following the presentation. Free and open to the public. Part of the Spring 2013 Coffee Hour Series, presented by International Student & Scholar Services.
After Hours: Comedy Theater 3000. Pre-Show: 8 p.m., Film: 9 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. See "Snakes on a Plane" like you have never seen it before. Featuring K-State's own On the Spot Improv Stars. Free admission. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Performance: Tod Kerstetter, Amy Rosine and Amanda Arrinton, clarinet, soprano and piano. 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. The Concert Series is a cultural outreach program from The Friends of the K-State Libraries. Tickets are required for this event and seating is limited. Sponsorships are also available which include seasons tickets. Register here. Part of the Hale Library Concert Series sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Analog Games Day. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 3rd floor Great Room, Hale Library. Analog Games Day is dedicated to board, tabletop and card games along with the social aspects of gaming. Guests can participate in tournaments for games such as Warhammer 40k, Magic The Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh! or play pick-up games with fellow analog gamers. There will also be a Dungeon Master available for Dungeons & Dragons gaming. Free and open to the public. Register here. Sponsored by the K-State Libraries and Game Hounds.
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. Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology.
Film: This is 40. 7 & 9:45 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
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: This is 40. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Exhibition: Self-Distortion: A Gentle Madness by Manndi Jo Miller. March 4-15, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, March 15th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art MFA Thesis Exhibitions for the 2013 Spring Season.
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