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ONGOING
Chang exhibition: 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 exhibition: '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.

Beach exhibition: 'Recreating Oz in Comics'
This exhibition, a collaboration with K-State's English department, is an exploration of the ways in which artists have adapted the Oz story to the comic book form. The exhibition features the work of artist, writer and Oz historian Eric Shanower and Marvel Comics artist Skottie Young. On display through Jan. 31.

 

NOV. 12
All-University Campaign Pancake Feed
7:30 to 9:30 a.m., K-State Alumni Center. Celebrate the end of the 2009 All-University Campaign.

Employee Orientation Program
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for classified staff and 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for unclassified staff and faculty, 103 Edwards Hall. The program is designed to welcome and orient new faculty and staff members to K-State.

K-State Olathe Innovation Campus Groundbreaking
11 a.m., Valley Road and College Boulevard, Olathe. Join K-State at the groundbreaking for the new National Animal Health and Food Safety Institute in the Kansas Bioscience Research Park.

IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: 'Virtual Collaboration: Applied Projects and Tools'
11 to 12:30 a.m., Room 212, K-State Student Union. Online learning may involve synchronous (real-time) and asynchronous collaboration. This presentation will spotlight some virtual collaborations for student projects and the technological tools used.

Music: General Student Recital
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Students from the voice, keyboard, string, wind and percussion divisions will perform.

Beach museum: Exhibition talk
4:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Dylan J. Beck, Mike McMann, Armon Means and Kevin Bernstein, all new faculty in K-State's department of art, will discuss how artists have historically taken advantage of and developed advanced tools and techniques for producing objects and imagery. This talk is part of the "Renewal: K-State Art Department Faculty Biennial" exhibition, which is on display through Dec. 24 at the Beach Museum.

Theater: 'Guys and Dolls'
7:30 p.m., November 12-14; 2:30 p.m., November 15, Nichols Theatre. "Guys and Dolls" has been called one of the most successful Broadway musicals in history. "Guys and Dolls" is based on stories by Damon Runyon, a native of Manhattan. Call 532-6428 for tickets.

 

NOV. 13
Open Forum: University Budget
3 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Ask questions and talk to K-State President Kirk Schulz regarding budget reductions and ideas that have been submitted in recent months.

Library Gala: What So Proudly We Hale
6:30 p.m., Hale Library. The featured speaker is Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Foundation professor of military history at K-State. The 22nd annual gala for the Friends of K-State Libraries will celebrate K-State military history collections and academic programs.

Film: 'District 9'
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union.

 

NOV. 15
Music: K-State Marching Band
6 p.m., Ahearn Field House. The band will perform under the direction of Frank Tracz, professor of music and director of bands, and Anthony Pursell, assistant professor of music.

 

NOV. 16
Music: K-State Percussion Ensemble
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The ensemble will perform a recital under the direction of Kurt Gartner, associate professor of percussion.

Music: Guest recital featuring baritone David Okerlund and pianist Richard Williams
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Okerlund is assistant professor of voice at Florida State University and has previously performed with the San Francisco Opera, San Diego Opera and Vancouver Opera.

 

NOV. 17
IT Training: Transitioning from Microsoft Word 2003 to Word 2007
11 a.m. to noon, 401 Hale Library. This session highlight the new features in Word 2007. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IT Training: Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets
2 to 4 p.m., 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will teach how to read and interpret style sheet syntax, identify types of style sheets and styles, as well as create and apply style sheets to a Web page. Those attending should have experience with and knowledge of HTML, be comfortable working with Windows operating systems and have experience and knowledge of the Web environment. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Music: Violin and piano recital
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Violinists Kristin Mortenson and Kenya Patzer will present a recital with pianist William Wingfield. The program will include works by Kroll, Bach, Schnittke, Prokofiev and Sarasate.

 

NOV. 19
Music: Early Music Festival
5:45 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. The concert will feature the music history students of Nora Lewis, assistant professor of oboe, and the Collegium Musicum, directed by Thomas Bell, assistant professor and performing arts librarian. The event will introduce a variety of musical topics.

Music: K-State Brass Ensemble
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. The ensemble will be conducted by Paul Hunt, professor of trombone.

McCain Performance Series: Shaolin Warriors
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. This theatrical production includes the skill, stunning movement and spectacular imagery of Kung Fu. The group consists of disciples of the Shaolin schools who are known for their prowess in martial arts. Call 532-6428 for ticket information.

Visiting Writers Series: A reading by novelist Robert Day
4 to 5 p.m., Hemisphere Room, Hale Library. Author Robert Day, best known for his novel "The Last Cattle Drive," will read from his work.

Beach Museum: Ladies Night -- Holiday Origami Folding
7 to 8:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Participants will learn how to use origami to decorate for the holidays. Admission is $10 and registration is required. Call 532-7718.