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ONGOING
Beach exhibition: 'Robert J. Lang: Insect Origami'
This exhibition features larger-than-life origami insects by Robert J. Lang. Organized in collaboration with the K-State Insect Zoo. On display at the Beach Museum of Art through Dec. 24.

Beach exhibition: 'Renewal: K-State Art Department Faculty Biennial'
This exhibition features work by K-State art department faculty over the past two years. On display through Dec. 24 at the Beach Museum.

Hale Exhibit: 'Beyond Oz: the Other Works of L. Frank Baum'
Pieces from K-State's L. Frank Baum collection will be on display in the fifth floor gallery of Hale Library. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The exhibit will be on display through Dec. 31.

Cancer center exhibit: 'Think Pink'
The Terry C. Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research is hosting the "Think Pink" quilt exhibition throughout the month of October to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The exhibition can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays in 1 Chalmers Hall.

Chang exhibit: Architecture internships
Projects by students who took part in spring and summer academic internships will be on display through Oct. 30 in Seaton Hall's Chang Gallery. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Community Service Week
From Oct. 24-30, K-State students and community members will volunteer their time and energy to provide assistance for the area service agencies. For a list of projects and to sign up, go to http://www.k-state.edu/volunteercenter/

Theater: 'Speech and Debate'
7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Salem is in for another witch-hunt when a scandal involving a teacher shakes the halls of a small Oregon high school, linking three students. This play will be on stage from Oct. 21 to 24. For tickets call 532-6428.

 

OCT. 22
IT training: Microsoft Word 2007 Mail Merge
10:30 a.m. to noon, 9 Fairchild Hall. Learn how to complete mail merges in Word 2007 for letters, mailing labels and other documents. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

TechBytes: Facebook at K-State
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 501 Hale Library. See how instructors are using Facebook to share information and events with K-State students. For more information go to http://www.k-state.edu/techbytes/index.html

Homecoming: Wildcat Frontier Children's Carnival
6 to 8 p.m., courtyard, K-State Student Union. Go to http://www.k-state.com/Students/Homecoming.aspx for more information about Homecoming events.

Music: Student Recital Series, Opera Workshop
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Call 532-5740 for more information.

 

OCT. 23
Homecoming: Parade
5 p.m., starting at Manhattan Town Center and heading down Poyntz Ave. The Manhattan community and K-State students show off their parade entries and Homecoming floats. Go to http://www.k-state.com/Students/Homecoming.aspx for more information about Homecoming events.

Homecoming: Pep Rally
Immediately following the parade, approx. 6:30 p.m. Go to http://www.k-state.com/Students/Homecoming.aspx for more information about Homecoming events.

 

OCT. 24
Homecoming: Tailgate Competition
Judging three hours before kick off, Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Help show everyone why K-Staters are the best fans in the country. Go to http://www.k-state.com/Students/Homecoming.aspx for more information about Homecoming events.

 

OCT. 25
Music: Student Recital Series, Flute Studio of Mary Lee Cochran
1:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Call 532-5740 for more information.

 

OCT. 26
UPC event: PostSecret's Frank Warren
7 p.m., main ballroom, K-State Student Union. Author Frank Warren discusses his upcoming book "Post Secret." Tickets sold in the Union Program Council Office, 301 K-State Student Union.

 

OCT. 27
McCain performance series: 'Tap Dogs'
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The high-octane Broadway sensation features extreme tap dancing by six "brawny blokes" in faded jeans, flannel shirts and Australian work boots on industrial-size metal sets. Call 532-6428 for tickets.

Music: K-State Choir, Chorale and the Women's Glee Club
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Joshua Oppenheim and Julie Yu, conductors. Call 532-5740 for more information.

Provost/senior vice president candidate seminar: April Mason
3:45-5 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. April Mason, dean of the College of Applied Human Sciences at Colorado State University, is one of four candidates to be K-State's next provost. This seminar is part of a three-day interview process, which will take place Oct. 26-28.

OCT. 28
Music: Guest artist Michael Davidson, trombone
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Call 532-5740 for more information.

IT Training: Working with CSS in Dreamweaver
10 to 11:30 a.m., 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will give you hands-on practice in the process of creating, attaching, and applying cascade style sheets to Web pages using Dreamweaver, as well as teach you how to understand the different panels used and recognize the type of style sheet or styles being viewed. Attendees should have experience with and knowledge of HTML, cascading style sheets, Dreamweaver and be comfortable working with Windows operating systems. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: Nostradacademe
11 to 12:30 a.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Come hear crystal-ball predictions on the future of higher education from three faculty. Elizabeth Unger, Tweed Ross, and Rebecca Gould divine the future of the academy. RSVP to the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, 532-7828, catl@k-state.edu.

IT Training: Emerging Technologies
2 to 3 p.m., 401 Hale Library. This session is an introduction to emerging technologies, trends in social networking and other cool tools that can help make the most of the new connected world we all live in. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Provost/senior vice president candidate seminar: Ralph Richardson
3:45-5 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Ralph Richardson, dean of K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of four candidates to be K-State's next provost. This seminar is part of a three-day interview process, which will take place Oct. 27-29.

 

OCT. 29
Music: Halloween Jazz Jam
7:30 p.m., Union Station, K-State Student Union. Wayne Goins, director. Call 532-5740 for more information.

TechBytes: Digital Photography and Cameras
1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 501 Hale Library. University Photographer David Mayes will talk about how to improve your photos with several composition tips and knowing more about some of your camera's features.