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CALENDAR

ONGOING
Exhibition: Anniversaries 3
Weekdays through Dec. 24, Hale Library Special Collections Gallery. A triple celebration to commemorate the centennials of the department of grain science and industry and the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the 40th anniversary of McCain Auditorium, including historical photographs, documents and publications.

Exhibition: Alumni Honoree Exhibit
Weekdays, Nov. 1 through Nov. 19. Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall. 2010 Alumni Honorees are Chris Fein (architecture, class of 2000), Ryan Fronick (interior architecture and product design, class of 2000), and Eric Taylor (landscape architecture/regional and community planning, class of 2000).

 

Nov. 3
Program: Dealing With Threats on Campus
10 a.m. to noon, 213 K-State Student Union. Campus security and safety are important issues. SafeZone at Kansas State University aims to provide students with a safe environment and to keep students, parents and employees informed about campus security. Find out how K-State deals with threats on campus. Register at http://www.k-state.edu/safezone/.

Lecture: Black and White and Read All Over: Diversity and Inequity in Children's Publishing by Cheryl Klein, Scholastic Books
4 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the department of English.

Hageman Lecture: Memories of Winter: Vernalization is an Environmentally Induced Epigenetic Switch by Richard Amasino
4 p.m., 120 Ackert Hall. Amasino is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research investigator. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the department of biochemistry.

Event: Campus Health Fair
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Courtyard, K-State Student Union. Come learn about the health services available and meet Lafene's staff. Sponsored by the Lafene Health Center and Student Health Advisory Committee.

Meeting: Classified Senate
12:30 p.m., K-State Student Union Flint Hills Room

 

Nov. 4
Program: Employee Orientation Program
8:30-10:30 a.m. for classified staff and 9:30-11:30 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. See the enrollment requirements at http://www.k-state.edu/hr/benefits/enroll.html. Sponsored by the Division of Human Resources.

Lecture: Brett Clark, Riley County Community Corrections
6:30 p.m., North Dining, K-State Student Union. Clark will speak on the importance of the criminal justice system and the role of community corrections. The presentation is open to the public.

University Ensemble: K-State Brass Ensemble
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Andrew Feyes, conductor. Sponsored by the department of music.

Conference: Technology Applications in the Classroom by Howard Pitler
K-State Student Union. Part of the 2010-2011 CPSI Conference Series. For more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education conference registration office at 785-532-5569.

TechBytes: Digital Cameras
1:30-2:30 p.m., 501 Hale Library. What's available and tips on how to better use them. Presented by TechBytes. Open to all K-State faculty/staff and students.

IT Training: Basic Tables in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 301 Hale Library. This session will cover basic concepts relating to designing tables, as well as give you an overview and hands-on practice with choosing data types and building relationships between tables. Presented by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Register at http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html.

 

Nov. 5
Meeting: IT Security Roundtable
9-10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Security Incident Response Team (SIRT).

IT Training: Basic Queries in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 301 Hale Library. This session will cover when queries are useful, how to create queries and adding parameters to queries. Presented by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Register at http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

 

Nov. 7
University Ensemble: K-State Marching Band
3 p.m., Ahearn Field House. Frank Tracz and Don Linn, conductors. Donation is requested at the door. Sponsored by the department of music.

 

Nov. 9
Training: Division of Facilities Van Operator
1:30-3:30 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. National Safety Council training will be conducted for all operators and/or potential operators of motor pool vans operated by K-State faculty, staff and students. This training is mandatory for all operators. Register at http://www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/signup.html.

Lecture: Temple Grandin
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Grandin, a world-renowned animal behaviorist and a high-functioning autistic, will speak on her personal and professional life. This lecture is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Food for Thought.

Student Recital Series: Sticks and Strings
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

 

Nov. 10
Student Recital Series: Bassoon Studio of Susan Maxwell
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Conference: Principal-Counselor-Community College
1:15-2:15 p.m., K-State Student Union. High school and community college representatives will be visiting campus. K-State students will have the opportunity to visit with former high school administrators to discuss their academic preparation for college. Sponsored by New Student Services.

 

Nov. 11
Performance Series: Manasse-Nakamatsu Duo
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Chamber music from award-winning piano and clarinet duo. Ticket information can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/, or by calling 785-532-6428.

Theater: Little Shop of Horrors
7:30 p.m., Nov. 11-13, and 2:30 p.m., Nov. 14, McCain Auditorium. Buy tickets online at http://cstd.k-state.edu/Theatre/index.html#buytickets, or call the box office at 532-6428. Presented by the K-State theater program.

IT Training: Basic Forms in Access 2007
1-3 p.m., 301 Hale Library. This session will cover designing forms with an eye toward data entry and printablility. Presented by the Information Technology Assistance Center. Open to all K-State faculty and staff. Register online at http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

TechBytes: Presentation Tools
1:30-2:30 p.m. 501 Hale Library. Designing effective presentations; demos of Prezi and PowerPoint 2010. Presented by TechBytes. Open to all K-State faculty and staff.

Presentation: Thrifty Gifting by Kyle Landau
4:30-5:30 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Don't overlook holiday gift expenses. Learn how to effectively and proactively give appropriate gifts that fit within your college budget. Sponsored by the Powercat Financial Counseling Student Advisory Board.