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CALENDAR

 

ONGOING
Chang Exhibit: 'Bamboo and Stone Flower: Images of China' by Judith Major

Weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Through Feb. 19.

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. Through 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. Through May 2.

Beach exhibition: Richard Avedon Photographs
Features two important photographs by Richard Avedon. Through May 30.

 

Feb. 18
IT Training: Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover reading and interpreting style sheet syntax, identifying types of style sheets and styles, as well as creating and applying style sheets to a Web page. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Those attending should have experience with and knowledge of HTML and be comfortable working with Windows operating systems and in the Web environment. More information. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

TechBytes seminar: 'Time to Talk' by Roger McHaney
1:30 p.m., 501 Hale Library. McHaney will discuss Web 2.0 tools that make time-independent online discussions more engaging for students and faculty.

Music: Student Recital Series, oboe studio of Nora Lewis with Double Reed Ensemble
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

Feb. 19
McCain Performance Series: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The 10-member a cappella vocal ensemble, first brought to worldwide popularity through Paul Simon's "Graceland," has received two Grammy Awards and been nominated eight additional times in the folk and world music categories. Ticket information is available at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or by calling 532-6428.

 

Feb. 22
Landon Lecture: Dennis C. Blair, director of national intelligence

1:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Live video stream will be available at the time of the lecture.

Black History Month: Hasani Pettiford lecture
7 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Pettiford is the chairman and CEO of Hasani Pettiford Enterprises, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. His lecture will look at personal growth and development, wealth creation and interpersonal relationships.

 

Feb. 23
IT Training: Transitioning to Excel 2007
11 a.m. to noon, 301A Hale Library. This session will give an overview of the new features in Excel 2007. Topics will include modifying the interface to work faster, the Live Preview and understanding the Ribbon. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Open Forum: University Budget
1:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Discussions with President Schulz on the university budget and any other topics the campus community wishes to discuss.

IT Orientation: Computing at K-State
2 to 3 p.m., 401B Hale Library. This session will offer the basics of using a computer at K-State, including terminology, accessing resources from home, getting service for your department and personal computers, and how to protect data should your computer break. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

Music: Nora Lewis, oboe and Katherine Lewis, viola
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

Feb. 24
Department of Transportation Training: How to Ship Hazardous Materials
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Training Room, Edwards Hall. Learn how to ship hazardous materials in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations. More information available at http://www.k-state.edu/safety/safety/training/

Division of Facilities training: mandatory van operator training
9:30 to 11:30 a.m., 213 K-State Student Union. National Safety Council training will be conducted for all operators and/or potential operators of motor pool vans owned by K-State. This training is mandatory for all operators. Information available at http://www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/training.html

IT Training: Basic Document Features in 2007
10 to 11:30 a.m., 9 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover basic text entry and the visual appearance of your documents. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

McCain Performance Series: 'Annie'
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. An orphan, Annie, and her dog are placed in the lap of luxury as part of a publicity campaign for Oliver Warbucks. One of America's most beloved musicals, the show features Broadway classics including "Hard-Knock Life" and "Tomorrow." Ticket information is available at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or by calling 532-6428.

 

Feb. 25
IT Training: Working with CSS in Dreamweaver
10 to 11:30 a.m., 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will go over the process of creating, attaching, and applying cascading style sheets -- or CSS -- to Web pages using Dreamweaver, understanding the different panels used to work with CSS in Dreamweaver, as well as recognizing the type of style sheet or styles being viewed. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Those attending should have knowledge of HTML, CSS and Dreamweaver, and be comfortable working with Windows operating systems and in the Web environment. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/infotech/training/registration.html

IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: '1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Minutes and 40 Seconds, Add 20 Slides, and Welcome to the World of Pecha Kucha'
11 to 12:30 a.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Jump into this short, concise presentation style. RSVP to the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, 215 Fairchild Hall, 785-532-7828, catl@k-state.edu

SNAC Lecture: 'The Relationship Between Exercise and Body Image: Helpful or Harmful?' by Beth Fallon
6 p.m., Flint Hills Room, K-State Student Union. Part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2010.