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CALENDAR

 

ONGOING
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/

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.

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: Alumni honorees
Four alumni honorees from the College of Architecture, Planning and Design will have their professional work on display in Seaton Hall's Chang Gallery Nov. 2-13. The gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

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.

 

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 your camera's features. For more information go to http://www.k-state.edu/techbytes/index.html

 

OCT. 30
K-State's Assessment Showcase
9 a.m. to noon, second floor, K-State Student Union. The showcase will feature the best practices for the assessment of student learning across the university. All College Assessment Review Committee members and those responsible for student learning outcomes are encouraged to attend.

Music: K-State Singers
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Joshua Oppenheim and Julie Yu, conductors. Call 532-5740 for more information.

 

OCT. 31
Film: The Hitcher
7 and 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union.

 

NOV. 2
Sheila BairLandon lecture: Sheila C. Bair, chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
10:30 a.m., McCain Auditorium. Sheila Bair is a Kansas native and head of the FDIC, the agency tasked with maintaining stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system.

Provost/senior vice president candidate seminar: Maureen Grasso
3:45 to 5 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Maureen Grasso, dean of the graduate school at the University of Georgia, 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 Nov. 1-3. For more information about this and other candidates, go to http://www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/

 

NOV. 3
Lecture: 'Great Plains Rising: Fuel for the 21st Century'
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Nancy Jackson, executive director of the Land Institute's Climate and Energy Project, is working to build a resilient energy economy in Kansas and the Midwest.

Provost/senior vice president candidate seminar: Marvin Kaiser
3:45 to 5 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Marvin Kaiser, dean of the college of liberal arts and sciences at Portland 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 Nov. 2-4. For more information about this and other candidates, go to http://www.k-state.edu/provost/searches/