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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Social Media Roundtable. 11 a.m., Hemisphere Room, 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.
Film: Virtuosity. 6 p.m., 126, Nichols Hall. Free admission. Part of a movie series sponsored by the Department of Computing and Information Sciences.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Lecture: Failing Better by Chip Kidd. 1:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Kidd is an internationally recognized graphic designer and writer. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Lecture: Inference in Hybrid Decision Networks Using Mixtures of Polynomials, by Dr. Prakash P. Shenoy. 12:30 p.m. - Part I, 4:30 p.m. - Part II, 202 K-State Student Union and 122 Nichols Hall respectively. Dr. Prakash P. Shenoy is from the University of Kansas. Part of the K-State Computing and Information Sciences Distinguished Lecturer Series.
Coffee Hour Series: Cyprus. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Thomaida Polydorou. 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: Les Miserables. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
After Hours: Xclusive. 9 p.m., Union Station, K-State Student Union. Kenneth "Xclusive" Paryo, as seen on America's Got Talent, is a dancer and comedian. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Enameling Workshop by Sarah Perkins. 9 a.m. to 3 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.
Lecture: Personal Work by Sarah Perkins. 3:30 p.m., Room 122, 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.
Reading: Danielle Evans, fiction writer. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Fiction writer Danielle Evans will read from her work. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Border(less) Identities: Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Register here. Sponsored by the Department of English.
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: Les Miserables. 7 & 10:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Sunday, March 31, 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: Les Miserables. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Neff Lecture: Dripping, Jetting, Drops and Wetting: The Magic of Microfluidics by David Weitz. 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. David Weitz is the Mallinckrodt professor of physics and applied physics at Harvard University. Free and open to the public. Part of the James R. Neff Lectureship sponsored by the Department of Physics.
Film: For The Next 7 Generations. 6:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. A movie about the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers, three of which are Native American. Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, American Ethnic Studies, Department of English, and the Flint Hills Wisdom Keepers Foundation.
Film: Lbs. 7 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Lbs. tells the story of a man struggling with food addiction. Following the film, Carmine Famiglietti, who is the lead actor, writer, and one of the producers, will discuss the film and answer any questions. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by SNAC (Sensible Nutrition And body image Choices), SGA, and the Lafene Health Center.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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, April 2, 2013
SafeZone Advanced Training: Bullying at the Workplace. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 226, K-State Student Union. This training will address and recognize various forms of workplace bullying and suggest ways to confront bullies and prevent future incidents of bullying at workplace. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Presentation: iPad User Tips by Dennis Devenney. 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.
Lecture: History and Highlights of the K-Stater Magazine by Tim Lindemuth. Noon to 1 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. As part of K-State's nine-month celebration and more specifically the 150th Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
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.
Take Back the Night. 8 p.m. Speaker, 9 p.m. March, Bosco Plaza.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Lecture: Representing Representation by Daniel Dallmann. 5:45 p.m., Room 114, Willard Hall. Dallmann is a nationally recognized artist. Free and open to the public. Part of the Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for the 2012-2013 Season.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Lecture: Finding systematicity in apparent chaos: The study of language variation with quantitative methods by Earl Brown. 4 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Brown, assistant professor of Spanish, will give the modern languages department spring Signatures Lecture. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages.
Lecture: Contesting Topsy: John Newton Hyde's Anti-Racist Illustrations of African American Children by Robin Bernstein. 4 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Bernstein is an Associate Professor of African and African American Studies and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Harvard University. Sponsored by the Department of English.
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.
Film: Gangster Squad. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Exhibition: Chosen Roles and Hidden Wants by Ashley Padgett. March 25 to April 5, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. A closing reception will be held Friday, April 5, 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.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Dog-n-Jog. 8 a.m. to noon, West parking lot of Mosier Hall. Dog-n-Jog is a fundraiser for the junior veterinary class as well as KSDS which is a non-profit organization that trains service dogs for those in need. Includes 10k, 5k, and 1.5k; prizes and silent auction. Dogs not necessary to attend. Sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Film: Season for Nonviolence Conference "Fire & Ice: Active Approaches to Nonviolence". 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 109 Justin Hall. Register online to join us. Admission is free and a lunch bar will be provided. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
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.
International Week: International Parade and Game Day. 2 to 3:30 p.m., From the International Student Center to Bosco Plaza. Join us for the international parade by proudly carrying your country's flag across campus to the Game Day celebrations where you can experience different culture's traditional games with the international community. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
Film: Gangster Squad. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
International Week: International Fashion Show. 4:30 to 6 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Find out what people wear all around the world as they walk down the ramp in their traditional outfits. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
K-State for All: Disability Awareness Week Kickoff. 6 to 8 p.m., Lobby, Derby Dining Center. Fun and food! Features a free meal, disability awareness trivia, bingo, and prizes. Sponsored by the Disability Support Services and Association of Residence Halls. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
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: Gangster Squad. 8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $3. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Lecture: Feeding a Hungry World: The Past, Present, and Future of Livestock Nutrition Around the Globe by Dr. E.R. Orskov. 2 to 4 p.m., 123, Weber Hall. Dr. E.R. Orskov of the Macauley Land Use Research Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, is a pioneer in the field of animal nutrition research, providing expertise to enhance efficiency of animal protein production in developing nations around the world. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry.
International Week: Cultural Exhibition. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Share your culture or be blown away with the diversity K-State international students have to offer KSU and the Manhattan Community. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
Community Cinema: The Island President. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea. Free and open to the public. Discussion following film screening. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
Film: The Bully Project. 8 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. A documentary on peer-to-peer bullying in schools across America. Free admission. Sponsored by the Union Program Council. Part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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, April 9, 2013
Disability Awareness Week: Inclusion and Awareness Discussions: Student Panel. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 127 Leadership Studies Building. Students with disabilities share their experiences on campus as it relates to their academic careers. Sponsored by the emPower Cats. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
International Week: Dance Lessons. 3 to 6 p.m., International Student Center. Want to be a Bollywood star or learn a few new dance moves? Join us in learning dances from around the world. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Lecture: Craig Morris. 10 a.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Craig Morris is the director and supervisory research chemist at the USDA-ARS Western Wheat Quality Laboratory and editor-in-chief for the journal Cereal Chemistry. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Department of Grain Science and Industry.
Lecture: Making History: How K-State Olathe Wrote a New Chapter for Higher Education by Karin Brownlee. Noon to 1 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Karin Brownlee, former Kansas state representative, will present a lecture as part of K-State's nine-month celebration and more specifically its Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. Bring your lunch and be part of history. K-State Sesquicentennial merchandise will be given to those in attendance. Free and open to the public. Part of the 150th Brownbag Lunch and Lecture Series.
Presentation: Planning Your Communication Strategy by Sarah Caldwell Hancock. 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.
Disability Awareness Week: Inclusion and Awareness Discussions: Student Panel. 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m., 127 Leadership Studies Building. Students with disabilities share their experiences on campus as it relates to their academic careers. Sponsored by the emPower Cats. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
International Week: Panel Discussion: International Student Growth Over the Last 150 Years. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Join the international community in learning about K-State's international student and scholar growth over the past 150 years with K-State International Student Alumni. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Invested Faculty: Late-Career Faculty Inaugural Event. 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Main Ballroom, Alumni Center. There is value in what we possess as we age and we want to support the foundation of this institution: our committed, loyal base of senior faculty. We hope to facilitate your questions, concerns, and much more! Coach Bill Snyder and C. Clyde Jones will be special guests at the event. Register here. Visit www.k-state.edu/catl/investedfaculty for more information. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Presentation: Jessica Cox: Motivational Speaker on Disability Awareness. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Jessica Cox is an international motivational speaker. Born without arms, Jessica now flies airplanes, drives cars and otherwise lives a normal life using her feet as others use their hands. Following the presentation, awards will be presented to those faculty and staff who go above and beyond in assisting student success in a ceremony. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Disability Support Services. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
Disability Awareness Week: Inclusion and Awareness Discussions: Student Panel. 9:30 a.m., 127 Leadership Studies Building. Students with disabilities share their experiences on campus as it relates to their academic careers. Sponsored by the emPower Cats. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
Jessica Cox: Motivational Speaker on Disability Awareness. 7 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. Jessica Cox is an international motivational speaker. Born without arms, Jessica now flies airplanes, drives cars and otherwise lives a normal life using her feet as others use their hands. Learn more about her amazing accomplishments. Following the presentation, awards will be presented to those faculty and staff who go above and beyond in assisting student success in a ceremony. Sponsored by the emPower Cats and the Office of the Provost. A part of K-State For All! 2013 Disability Awareness Week.
K-STEP Panel on Transgender Issues. 2 to 4 p.m., Room 226, K-State Student Union. Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project (K-STEP) executive director, Stephanie Mott and Flint Hills PFLAG President, Sue Gerth, will be available for a discussion of transgenderism and to show support for transgender Kansans and their families. Register here. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Coffee Hour Series: Tajikistan. 4 to 5 p.m., Multipurpose Room, International Student Center. Presented by Nodira Davlyatova. 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.
Relay for Life of Kansas State University. 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Old Stadium. An annual all-night fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Register online or at the event for $10 as an individual or on a team, and raise $100 to get food at the event. Otherwise, just show up and have a blast with your friends, clubs, fraternities, sororities, etc. Let's fight back and create more birthdays. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Reading: Susan Jackson Rodgers, fiction writer. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Fiction writer Susan Jackson Rodgers will read from her work. Sponsored by the Department of English.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Relay for Life of Kansas State University. 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Old Stadium. An annual all-night fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Register online or at the event for $10 as an individual or on a team, and raise $100 to get food at the event. Otherwise, just show up and have a blast with your friends, clubs, fraternities, sororities, etc. Let's fight back and create more birthdays. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.
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.
Hallows and Horcruxes Ball 6: A Wizard Rock Concert for Literacy. 7 p.m. to midnight, Alumni Center. Featuring performances by The Whomping Willows, Alex Carpenter, Lauren Fairweather, Ministry of Magic, Tonks and the Aurors, Justin Finch-Fletchley and the Sugar Quills, and Seen and Unforeseen. Ticket information. Sponsored by the Children's and Adolescent Literature Community, the Department of English, the K-State Harry Potter Alliance, and more.
International Week: International Dance Night. 9 p.m. to midnight, Union Station, K-State Student Union. Be a part of a fun-filled night of dancing and socializing. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
International Week: International Talent Show. 4 to 6 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. K-Staters showcase their diverse talents for the enjoyment of their peers at the finale event of the International Week 2013. Sponsored by the Union Program Council, Student Governing Association, International Coordinating Council, and more.
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.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Monday, April 15, 2013
The Brain and the Alexander Technique. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Room 026, Nichols Hall. A Year of the Brain seminar with visiting professor and composer, Mio Morales. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Finding Mama In Academia: An Examination of the Impact of Black Female Professors on the Success of Black Students by Tosha Sampson-Choma. Noon, Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Sampson-Choma's current study involves an ethnographic approach to understanding the impact of black female instructors on their students. While the project is in an early stage, it will undoubtedly contribute to the current research on the retention of students of color at predominantly white institutions.
Junior Day. 8:30 a.m., K-State Student Union.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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, April 16, 2013
Lecture: Algorithms Meet Art, Puzzles, and Magic by Erik Demaine. 2:30 p.m., 102, Cardwell Hall. Erik Demaine is from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. Free and open to the public. Part of the Friends of Mathematics Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
2013 Faculty and Unclassified Professionals Retiree Ceremony. 4 p.m., Main floor, Alumni Center. This is a time to recognize, honor and celebrate those who have contributed to the success of Kansas State University during their careers here. Sponsored by the Faculty Senate.
Adamchak Lecture: Adaptation vs. Coping in Response to Climate Change in the U.S. and Latin America by Dr. Cornelia Flora and Dr. Jan Flora. 5 to 6 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Cornelia Flora is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. Jan Flora is an Iowa State University Professor of Sociology and Extension Community Sociologist. Free and open to the public. Part of the Donald J. Adamchak Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work.
Dan Upson Lecture: Personal Financial Management by Rachel (Ramsey) Cruze. 7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Rachel (Ramsey) Cruze, the daughter of recognized financial commentator and expert Dave Ramsey, will share ways to eliminate debt, increase personal wealth and live a full life. A Q&A session will follow the lecture. Free and open to the public. Part of the Food For Thought's Dr. Dan Upson Lecture Series.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Lecture: Past, Present and Future of Graduate Education at K-State by Bob Kruh and Carol Shanklin. Noon to 1 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. Bob Kruh, past dean of the Graduate School, and Carol Shanklin, current dean of the Graduate School, will lecture over Graduate Education at K-State. Bring your lunch and be part of history. K-State Sesquicentennial merchandise will be given to those in attendance. Free and open to the public. Part of the 150th Brownbag Lunch and Lecture Series.
Lecture: On the Blackness of Post-Blackness by Cameron Leader-Picone. 3:30 p.m., Room 226 and Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Leader-Picone is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. Free and open to the public. Part of the Spring Colloquia Series sponsored by the Department of English.
Presentation: Social Media: Where to Get Social Media Content by Elaine Edwards. 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.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Chet Peters Lecture: Supporting All Students: Strategies for LGBT Student Success by Dr. Kristen Renn. 10:30 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Renn is a Professor of Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education at Michigan State University. Free and open to the public. Part of the Chester E. Peters Lectures in Student Development Series.
Open Forum: Council on Parking Operations. 3:30 to 5 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. The council will discuss proposed changes to K-State bicycle regulations. A full list of proposed changes is available here. Presented by K-State Parking Services.
West Hansen and the Amazon Express: A Journey of Discovery & Endurance. 4 to 5 p.m., K-State Olathe. National Geographic-sponsored ultramarathoner West Hansen, who led the first expedition to paddle the length of the Amazon River from its newly discovered source, will discuss his journey, touching on the Amazon as a natural, cultural, and economic resource. Sponsored by the Urban Water Institute at K-State Olathe.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Training: Web of Science Database. 1:30 p.m., Room 301, 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. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
For Sophomores Only. Friday evening and Saturday morning, K-State Student Union and Alumni Center. An introduction to K-State and University life for high school sophomores. This event is sponsored by the Alumni Association and put on by the Student Alumni Board. K-State Alumni Association.
Exhibition: The Elegance of Structure by Jarred Pfeiffer. April 8-19, Mark A. Chapman Gallery, ground floor Willard Hall. An opening reception will be held Monday, April 8, 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.
Performance: Chris Thompson and Steven Spooner, baritone 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. Seating is limited. Register here. Sponsorships are also available which include seasons tickets. Part of the Hale Library Concert Series sponsored by the Friends of the K-State Libraries.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
For Sophomores Only. Friday evening and Saturday morning, K-State Student Union and Alumni Center. An introduction to K-State and University life for high school sophomores. This event is sponsored by the Alumni Association and put on by the Student Alumni Board. K-State Alumni Association.
K-State All-University Open House. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., A variety of entertainment, food and exhibits await you at K-State's largest annual event. Many activities will support the Open House theme, "Experience the Tradition. Be the Future." in celebration of K-State's 150th year. Be sure to check out the schedule of events for Open House. No reservations are required at this free event.
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.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
13th Annual Developing Scholars Research Symposium. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. The Developing Scholars Program would like to invite the campus to its 13th annual Research Poster Symposium. Each Scholar has created a poster displaying their research process and findings and will be available for further discussion in their area of study. The event is come and go with remarks given at 2 o’clock. Sponsored by the Developing Scholars Program.
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.
Monday, April 22, 2013
L.T. Fan Lecture: Renewable Fuels: A Challenge for Technology or for Policy? by Harvey W. Blanch. 2:30 p.m., Fiedler Hall Auditorium. Blanch is the Merck professor of biochemical engineering in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. Free and open to the public. Part of the L.T. Fan Lectureship sponsored by the Department of Chemical Engineering.
Real leadership comes from within by food engineer and K-State graduate Adam Tank. 3 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. Tank will speak about his global experiences and how he challenges his coworkers to push their limits and aspire to be the best they can be.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Lecture: Dr. Theresa Hammond. 4 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Hammond is the author of "A White Collar Profession," and will discuss the underrepresentation of African-Americans in the rise of the accounting profession. In addition, she will discuss the history behind this statistic and some of the challenges faced by minorities in entering the field, as well as some of the strategies used that enabled African-Americans to become CPAs. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Beta Alpha Psi.
K-State Earth Day Celebration. 3:30 to 5 p.m., K-State Alumni Center. Celebrate the work by students, faculty, and staff to make K-State a more Earth-friendly campus. Sponsored by office of sustainability, K-State EcoReps, office of the provost and the Division of Continuing Education.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Lecture: History of Animal Sciences and Industry and the College of Agriculture by Miles McKee. Noon to 1 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. McKee, professor of animal sciences and industry, will lecture as part of K-State's nine-month 150th celebration and its Brown Bag Lunch and Lecture Series. Bring your lunch and be part of history.
Panel Discussion: Conversations About Diversity. 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Come and join a round table discussion consisting of six faculty members at Kansas State University who will informally talk about their experiences working with first- and second- year students on issues of human difference. Speakers include Doug Benson (Modern Language), Melia Fritch (K-State Libraries), JohnElla Holmes (American Ethnic Studies), Cheryl Ragar (American Ethnic Studies), Shireen Roshanravan (Women's Studies), and Lisa Tatonetti (English). Sponsored by the Composition, Rhetoric and Literature Program in the Department of English, and the Rhetoric and Composition Society.
Classified Employee Recognition Ceremony. 2 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. The ceremony will honor employees with years of service and retirees as well as present the Classified Employee of the Year award and the Classified Award of Excellence. Sponsored by the K-State Classified Senate.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Provost's Lecture Series: From the Art of Teaching to the Science of Learning: Using Evidence- and Research-Based Strategies in the Classroom. 3:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Presented by Sanjay Rebello, associate professor of physics and 2012-2013 Coffman chair for distinguished teaching scholars. Part of the Provost's Lecture Series.
Dressler Lecture: Sieves In Number Theory by Roger Baker. 2:30 p.m., 102, Cardwell Hall. Baker is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at Brigham Young University. Free and open to the public. Part of the Isidore and Hilda Dressler Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
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.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Presentation: This is Your Brain in ACTion by Sally Bailey. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. In this interactive workshop, we will look inside the brain in an enjoyable way that will make neuroscience easy to understand. This session will be led by Sally Bailey, Professor of Theater and accomplished scholar of creativity and the brain. Free and open to all K-State faculty, staff, and students. Register here. Part of the Year of the Brain sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning.
Seminar: New Sales. Simplified. by Mark Weinberg. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Olathe Campus. The seminar is for mid-level professionals who would like to improve business prospects for themselves and their companies. Early bird cost is $85. Learn more. Sponsored by the K-State Olathe campus and College of Business Administration's National Strategic Selling Institute.
The 17th Annual Travel and Dining Auction. 6:30 to 10 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd Street. Proceeds from the auction are used to support all Hospitality Management and Dietetics student organizations. Register here. Presented by the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics Students.
Saturday, April 27, 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.
This page lists events starting on Thursday, March 28, 2013 and continuing for 31 days.