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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.
Sunday, April 28, 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.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Peterson Lecture: Inflationary Cosmology: Is Our Universe Part of a Multiverse? by Alan Guth. 4:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Guth is the Victor F. Weisskopf professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and will present a new theory on how the universe formed. Refreshments will be served at 4 p.m. in Room 123 of the Leadership Studies Building. Free and open to the public. Part of the Peterson Public Lecture Series in Physics.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lecture: From Women's Course to Human Ecology by Carol Kellet. Noon to 1 p.m., K-State Student Union. Kellet, professor in the College of Human Ecology, 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.
Lecture: The Design and Progress of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial by Daniel J. Feil. 2 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Daniel J. Feil, FAIA, executive architect of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission will present a lecture on public architecture. After Feil's talk, he will lead a Q&A and discussion. The lecture is free and open to the public. Presented by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.
Tenth Annual Graduate Literature Symposium. 3:30 p.m., Room 227, K-State Student Union. Part of the English Department's Spring Colloquia Series sponsored by the English Department's Graduate Track in Literature.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Lecture: Courting Trouble? The World-Historical Transformation of Love and Marriage by Stephanie Coontz. 10:30 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and is Director of Research and Public Education for the Council on Contemporary Families. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Department.
Saturday, May 4, 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.
Sunday, May 5, 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.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Community Cinema: The Revolutionary Optimists. 7 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. In the poorest neighborhoods of Calcutta, a lawyer turned social entrepreneur empowers youth to take an active role in transforming their lives. Through art and hands-on activities, youth have brought clean drinking water and improved sanitation. Free and open to the public. Discussion following film screening. Sponsored by the School of Leadership Studies.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Chatelain Lecture: Representations of Quivers With Relations: Geometric Aspects by Birge Huisgen-Zimmermann. 2:30 p.m., 102, Cardwell Hall. Huisgen-Zimmermann is a professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Free and open to the public. Part of the Virginia L. Chatelain Memorial Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Technology and Aviation Commencement. 10 a.m., Student Life Center, K-State Salina. Details for graduates.
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.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Lafene Director open forum: Susanne Kufahl. 3 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. Each candidate will present in an open forum on the dates indicated. The topic of their presentation will be "The Role of the Student Health Center in the Next 10 to 20 Years." A question-and-answer period will immediately follow each candidate’s presentation. The open forums are open to the public.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Reception honoring Virginia Moxley. 3:30 to 5 p.m., 4 p.m. program. Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. Virginia Moxley retires as dean of Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology in June after serving the college for more than 25 years.
iPad user meeting: Microsoft Office compatible apps. 1 p.m., 21 Bluemont Hall. Join us as we take a look at using Microsoft Office-compatible apps on the iPad. Open to all K-Staters.
Lafene Director open forum: Anne J. Fredrickson. 3 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. Each candidate will present in an open forum on the dates indicated. The topic of their presentation will be "The Role of the Student Health Center in the Next 10 to 20 Years." A question-and-answer period will immediately follow each candidate’s presentation. The open forums are open to the public.
Video Screening: "The Lyrics of Art". 7 p.m., UMB Theater, Beach Museum of Art. Learn more about artist James McNeill Whistler and his influence on the art world and culture of his time in the profile, "The Lyrics of Art." A second video highlights the development of Whistler's style and technique. The museum's galleries will be open before the video screening, discussion will follow. Each video is approximately 25 minutes and closed captioning is available upon request. Free and open to the public.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Graduate School Commencement. 1 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Veterinary Medicine Commencement. 3:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Details for graduates.
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