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CALENDAR

 

ONGOING
Kemper Exhibit: 'Celebration of Black History Month' by artist Billy Williams
William's exhibit incorporates an array of faces, silhouettes, colorful details and hybrid elements. Weekdays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., through March 9.

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.

 

March 4
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 to K-State. Go to http://www.k-state.edu/hr/benefits/orient.htm for enrollment requirements.

IT Orientation: Library Technology
10 to 11 a.m., 401B Hale Library. This session will cover a broad range of library resources. Open to all K-State faculty, staff and students. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/

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. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/

Women's History Month: 'Women Leaders: The Power of the Women on Whose Shoulders We Stand' by Jill S. Tietjen
2:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Tietjen is an electrical engineer and CEO of Technically Speaking, which specializes in improving career opportunities in technology for women and girls. Book signing to follow. Free and open to the public.

 

March 4-6
Theater: 'The Hotel Casablanca'
7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Set in Texas in 1948, this hilarious opera follows Tom and Tallulah Carter, wealthy owners of the Double T Ranch, and their many guests. Supposed identities and attempted revenge fill this opera, based on the farce "A Flea in Her Ear" by Feydeau. Directed by Reginald Pittman, director of K-State's opera program. Call 532-6428 to buy tickets.

 

March 5
Reading: Ann Pancake
3:30 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Pancake is the author of "Strange as This Weather Has Been" and "Given Ground." A book-signing will follow.

McCain Performance Series: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. The company of authentic Flamenco dancers and live musicians brings universal themes of pride, sorrow, love and passion to the stage through pure form, rhythms and intensity. Call 532-6428 for tickets.

 

March 6
Reading: Curtis Crisler
2 p.m., Little Theater, K-State Student Union. Part of the conference, "The Power of Three: Children's Literature in English, Education, and Library Science." More information is available at http://www.k-state.edu/chalc/

 

March 7
Musical performance: Cellist David Littrell
3 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 601 Poyntz Ave.

 

March 8
Division of Facilities Van Operator Training
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. National Safety Council training is mandatory for all operators of K-State motor pool vans. Register at https://www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/signup.html

Musical performance: K-State Concert Band
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium.

IT Training: Introduction to Excel 2007
10 to 11:30 a.m., 9 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover the basics of organizing, sorting and filtering data, formatting your data for visual impact and tips for printing and sharing spreadsheets. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/

 

March 9
ADVANCE Lecture: 'Apparel Brands, Social Responsibility and You: Engaging the Consumer' by Suzanne Loker
12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building.

Beach Museum lecture: '20th Century American Art History, Part II'
1 to 2:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Free and open to the public.

Musical performance: K-State University Band
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel.

 

March 10
IT Orientation: Emerging Technologies
10 to 11 a.m., 401B Hale Library. This session will walk participants through emerging technologies that can help in the classroom, office and at home. The session will cover the latest trends in social networking and other ways to stay connected. Open to all K-State faculty, staff and students. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/

English lecture: 'Ye schuld not speke my mayster schame: Disobedient Apprentices and Unruly Wives in The Debate of the Carpenter's Tools' by Wendy Matlock
4 p.m., 213, K-State Student Union.

Musical performance: K-State Wind Ensemble Graduate Conducting Recital
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium.

 

March 11
IT Training: Introduction to Dreamweaver
10 a.m. to noon, 202 Fairchild Hall. This session will cover the Dreamweaver interface as well as creating a Web page that has items such as meta-data, headings, lists, links, images and tables. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Those attending should have experience with HTML, be comfortable working with Windows operating systems, and have knowledge of the Web environment. To register -- or for more information -- go to http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/

Musical performance: General student recital
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel.

Musical performance: K-State jazz bands
7:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union.