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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 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).

Exhibition: Chinese Art Exhibits
Through Nov. 19. Grain science complex. The two exhibitions are miniature artwork by Liming Fu, chairman, professor and doctoral supervisor of Jilin University's Art College, and a Chinese painting exhibition by Weishun Lei, vice chairman and master students' supervisor at Jilin University's Art College. Fu's miniatures have been called "the treasure of Chinese art" by media. Lei is an award-winning artist whose works have won many national and provincial prizes in China. More information is available at http://www.k-state.edu/oip/jilin.

 

Nov. 17
Lecture: Living and Learning for a Semester in the Italian Hill Town of Orvieto by Don and Carol Watts
11:45 a.m., luncheon (reservations required), 12:15 p.m., lecture, Holiday Inn ballroom. Luncheon is $15. Sponsored by the Friends of International Programs.

Lecture: Bowman Forum Lecture by Kirsten R. Murray and Les Eerkes
5:30-7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.

Student Recital Series: Organ Music for a Wednesday Morning
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Student Recital Series: Horn Studio of Jacqueline Fassler-Kerstetter
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Shop: Fair Trade Market Place
Noon to 7 p.m., K-State Student Union Courtyard. Vendors from India to Ghana and Ecuador come together to sell their handcrafted merchandise to students and citizens of Manhattan. Expected vendors: Two Hands, Hopestart Africa, Global Mamas, Minga, Women Who Weave, Education and More, Hearts of Palm, Te La Re, AWAZ, AWAVA, New Community Project, Mayan Hands/UPAVIM, Ten Thousand Villages, Equal Exchange and Peoples. Sponsored by Fair Trade Advocates.

 

Nov. 18
Student Recital Series: General Student Recital
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Early Music Festival: Music History Students of Nora Lewis with the K-State Collegium Musicum
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Thomas Bell, conductor. Sponsored by the department of music.

Ladies Night: Sumi Brush Painting
6-8 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. View brush paintings by Yoonmi Nam, learn some basic techniques of sumi brush painting and create seasonal cards. Luscious desserts are included. $10 per person, space limited, reservations required.

IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: Dramatized Videos for Higher Education
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Learn how to effectively use dramatized videos in the classroom to both explain things and keep the class engaged.

Shop: Fair Trade Market Place
10 a.m.-7 p.m., K-State Student Union Courtyard. Vendors from India to Ghana and Ecuador come together to sell their handcrafted merchandise to students and citizens of Manhattan. Expected vendors: Two Hands, Hopestart Africa, Global Mamas, Minga, Women Who Weave, Education and More, Hearts of Palm, Te La Re, AWAZ, AWAVA, New Community Project, Mayan Hands/UPAVIM, Ten Thousand Villages, Equal Exchange and Peoples. Sponsored by Fair Trade Advocates.

Lecture: The Sudanese Lost Boys in the U.S. by Danvas Mabeya
4 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. This lecture's content will complement the film from Tuesday, God Grew Tired of Us. Sponsored and coordinated by K-State international student and scholar services.

Performance Series: 'Monty Python's Spamalot'
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Musical comedy lovingly ripped off from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." For ticket information, go to http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or call 785-532-6428.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: 'Traveling' the World! - South Africa
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 146 Justin Hall. Join the College of Human Ecology DIVE-IN committee to celebrate International Education Week 2010. Come to one, two or all three presentations! Presented by Charlie Griffin, Charlotte Olsen and Virginia Moxley.

Lunch: Real Food Lunch (Fair Trade Focus)
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., ECM Building, 1021 Denison Ave. Real Food Lunch is a free-will-donation lunch program hosted by the ECM every Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. This lunch provides local, sustainable, organic and fair trade food that is homemade by K-State students. K-State students, faculty, staff and Manhattan community members are all invited to participate. More information can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/ecm/whatwedo.html and http://realfoodlunch.tumblr.com/.

 

Nov. 19
Upgrade: Scheduled iSIS Upgrade.
iSIS will not be available from 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, through Wednesday, Nov. 24. The upgrade will provide improved features requested by faculty, staff and students; keep all components up to date for federal regulatory purposes; and update the system to the latest version.

Event: International Educator Award Ceremony and Reception
3 p.m., K-State Hale Library Hemisphere Room. This award was established by the provost's office to recognize individuals who have contributed to advancing international education at K-State. Awardees are recognized each fall during International Education Week and receive a plaque and an honorarium at the reception. Sponsored and coordinated by the office of international programs. For more information, go to http://www.k-state.edu/oip/outreach/intledaward.

Presentation: Internationalization Among Land-Grant Institutions by Karl Anderson
Noon to 1 p.m., K-State International Student Center. At a time when a global perspective is becoming increasingly essential for students, faculty members and administrators, international partnerships can be important resources for institutions of higher education in the internationalization of their campuses. This presentation will look at a study that examined the 50 land-grant institutions in the U.S. in an effort to identify and profile the types of international partnerships that currently exist among these institutions. This presentation will identify and discuss the types, purposes, advantages and disadvantages of these partnerships as they relate to students, faculty and administrators at U.S. colleges and universities. A Q&A session will follow the presentation. Those attending are invited to bring their lunch with them to enjoy during the presentation. Sponsored and coordinated by K-State international student and scholar services.

 

Nov. 22
Holiday: Fall Break
Runs Nov. 22-26

 

Nov. 23
Session: Free Walk-in Portraits for Faculty and Staff.
10 a.m. to noon, and 1-3 p.m., Dole Hall. Drop by for your head and shoulders sitting.

 

Nov. 25
Happy Thanksgiving!