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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.

Justin Hall exhibition: 'Re-Style: An Exhibit of Trashy Fashion' by Elizabeth Bender.
Bender re-styles unwanted materials into environmentally wearable art. Through Feb. 28.

Beach exhibition: 'Following the Sun: The Art of Sue Jean Covacevich 1905-1998'
This exhibition surveys the career of Covacevich, a dynamic Kansas artist and art educator whose work was also inspired by time spent in Mexico. The exhibition goes from Jan. 29-May 2.

Beach exhibition: 'Gail Gregg: The Album Series.'
This exhibition, by K-State alum and New York City-based artist Gail Gregg, explores the power of visual biography. The exhibition goes from Jan. 29 through May 2.


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 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

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,


Jan. 29
IT Training: Basic Document Features in 2007
1 to 2:30 p.m., 9 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover basic text entry and how to modify the visual appearance of documents. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to


Feb. 2
IT Orientation: Online Tools
10 to 11 a.m., 401B Hale Library. K-State Online, the survey system, Oracle calendar, and K-State Zimbra are just a few of the online tools available at K-State. Open to all K-State faculty, staff and students. To register -- or for more information -- go to


Feb. 3
Classified Senate Meeting

12:45 p.m., Sunflower Room, K-State Student Union


Feb. 4
McCain Performance Series: Momix

7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The company of dancer-illusionists will perform highlights from their most popular shows, including "Opus Cactus," "Lunar Sea," "Passion," "Orbit" and "Botanica." Momix is known for conjuring up a world of surrealistic images combining astonishing movement and athleticism. Go to or call 532-6428 for ticket information.

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. More information available at:

Beach Museum Lecture: Gail Gregg
4:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Artist Gail Gregg will speak about the roots of her creative life in Kansas, the evolution of her paintings and her most recent body of work.

IT Training: Introduction to HTML
10 a.m. to noon, 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover reading and interpreting basic html coding and creating a Web page that has items such as meta-data, headings, lists, links, images and tables. Presented by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to


Feb. 4-6
Theater: 'Big Love'

7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Fifty brides flee to Italy in an effort to escape marrying their 50 cousins in this modern twist on a Greek play, "The Suppliant Women" by Aeschylus. Chaos arises when the grooms soon follow after. Also on stage Feb. 10-13. Buy tickets at or call the box office at 532-6428.