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ONGOING
Kemper exhibition: 'Apples and Such' by Connie Fitzpatrick

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays, through Jan. 21, K-State Student Union's Kemper Art Gallery. Fitzpatrick, a freshman at K-State, has been influenced by many artists from the Hutchinson and Wichita areas, where she was introduced to the method of using a credit card as a painting tool. This style, among others, will be shown in several pieces of her work.

Chang exhibition: "In and Out of Place" by Dylan Beck
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays, through Jan. 29, Seaton Hall's Chang Gallery. Beck, an assistant professor of art at K-State, will exhibit his sculpture, which explores the phenomenon of suburban sprawl and the built environment in the American landscape.

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.

 

 

Jan. 20
MLK Jr. Observance: Kiku Obata lecture

4 p.m., K-State Student Union's Little Theater. Obata, a noted designer, will present "Transformation Through Design." Go to http://www.k-state.edu/ddcd/2010mlkweekposter.pdf for a full listing of activities.

MLK Jr. Observance: Candlelight Vigil and Hot Chocolate Social
7 p.m., K-State Student Union's Forum Hall. The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity will have a candlelight vigil and its annual observance program, followed by a hot chocolate reception in the hall's foyer. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/ddcd/2010mlkweekposter.pdf for a full listing of activities.

IT Training: Overview of the K-State Online Gradebook
9 to 9:30 a.m., 114 Hale Library. This session will cover viewing assignments and related scores, raw and adjusted scores, and individual student gradebooks, as well as setting a grading scale and creating grading rules. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IT Training: K-State Online Manual and Online Assignments
9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 114 Hale Library. This session will cover creating assignments to be manually scored, entering scores for in-class assignments and creating multiple question types for online assignments. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

 

Jan. 21
MLK Jr. Observance: viewing of "From the Balcony of Room 306."

11:30 a.m., K-State Student Union's Ballroom. This documentary film features Rev. Billy Kyles, who talks about the events leading up to King's assassination and, apparently, there's a new K-State connection. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/ddcd/2010mlkweekposter.pdf for a full listing of activities.

 

Jan. 22
MLK Jr. Observance: 2nd annual Luncheon for Diverse Faculty and Staff

Noon, K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. Call 532-7305 or 532-2154 for information. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/ddcd/2010mlkweekposter.pdf for a full listing of activities.

MLK Jr. Observance: Laying of the Wreaths
2 p.m., MLK bust at Ahearn Field House. The bust commemorates King's Jan. 19, 1968, speech at K-State. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/ddcd/2010mlkweekposter.pdf for a full listing of activities.

IT Training: Introduction to Excel 2007
1 to 2:30 p.m., 9 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover the basics of organizing, sorting and filtering data, in addition to formatting your data for visual impact. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

 

Jan. 25
IT Training: Transitioning to Excel 2007

9 to 10 a.m., 301A Hale Library. This session will cover the new features in Excel 2007. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

 

Jan. 26
IT Training: K-State Online Hands-on Help Session
9 to 11 a.m., 114 Hale Library. Get help with K-State Online. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IT Training: K-State Online Hands-on Help Session
2 to 4 p.m., 114 Hale Library. Get help with K-State Online. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

 

Jan. 27
Powercat Financial Counseling grand opening
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Courtyard of the K-State Student Union. Activities include a performance by Cadence, prize giveaways, an appearance by former student body presidents Matt Wagner and Lydia Peele, and introduction of the new peer financial counselors.

IT Training: Microsoft Word 2007 Mail Merge
11 a.m. to noon, 9 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover 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

 

Jan. 28
McCain Performance Series: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Skaggs, a 14-time Grammy Award winner and a Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, will perform with his band, Kentucky Thunder, which has been named the International Bluegrass Music Association's instrumental group eight of the last 10 years. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or call 532-6428 for ticket information.

IT Orientation: IT Security
10 to 11 a.m., 401B Hale Library. The IT Security Team will discuss individual computer security on campus. This session will cover topics spanning e-mail dangers and strong passwords to keeping laptops safe from thieves. Open to all K-State faculty, staff and students. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: Lecture-Capturing Options at K-State
11 to 12:30 a.m., 212 K-State Student Union. This discussion will cover the various lecture capturing options available to instructors, whether teaching face-to-face or at a distance. RSVP to the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, Fairchild 215, 785-532-7828, catl@k-state.edu