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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.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Arts and Sciences Commencement. 8:30 a.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Architecture, Planning and Design Commencement. 10 a.m., McCain Auditorium. Details for graduates.
Education Commencement. 11 a.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Business Administration Commencement. 12:30 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Agriculture Commencement. 2:15 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Human Ecology Commencement. 4:15 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. Details for graduates.
Engineering Commencement. 6:15 p.m., Bramlage Coliseum. 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 21, 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.
Faculty and staff golf tournament. Starting at 7 a.m., Colbert Hills Golf Course. Recreational Services is hosting a faculty and staff golf tournament at Colbert Hills Golf Course on May 22. Play will follow Texas Scramble rules with four-person teams. Entry deadline is Wednesday, May 15.
Saturday, May 25, 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.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Campus Master Plan Open Forum. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Ballroom, Alumni Center. Dr. Ruth Dyer will present a 35-minute presentation on the Campus Master Plan with a Q&A session to follow. The K-State campus and Manhattan community are invited to attend this informational forum. Sponsored by the Office of the President.
Campus Master Plan open forum. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs and the chair of the Campus Master Plan Update Task Force, will present a 35-minute presentation on the Campus Master Plan.
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