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CALENDAR

ONGOING
Exhibition: College of Architecture, Planning and Design Study Abroad
Weekdays through Oct. 8, and Sept. 25 (K-State Family Day), Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall. An exhibit of projects and activities completed by College of Architecture, Planning and Design students.

 

Sept. 22
Lecture: They Were Just People: Stories of Rescue in Poland During the Holocaust
1:30 p.m., Big 12 Room, K-State Student Union. Bill Tammeus, the Faith Matters blogger for the Kansas City Star, and Rabbi Jacques Cukierkorn, spiritual leader of the New Reform Temple in Kansas City, will discuss their book. Sponsored by the School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.

Lecture and Gallery Talk: Yoonmi Nam
4:30-5:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Yoonmi Nam is the 2010 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art gift print artist.

 

Sept. 23
IDT Roundtable Series for Faculty: Free Tools that Rule.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Join us to learn about many of the free tools available on the Web. The session will feature tools that can be used for collaboration, research, screen recording (video), screen capturing (screenshots) and more. Bring your favorite tools to share during the session.

Handicrafts Sale: SABHA
K-State Union, 10:30-1:30 p.m. Society for Appreciation of Bharatiya Heritage and Arts (SABHA) is organizing a handicrafts sale as a fundraising event and will be selling beautiful artwork made by friends and collected from different cities of India.

 

Sept. 24
Address: 2010 State of the University Address
3:30-5 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Presentation by President Kirk Schulz. A question-and-answer session will follow the address.

Dance: Tap Dance Improvisation Night.
5-7 p.m., Salsarita's, K-State Student Union. Features live music and a tutorial on basic tap-dance steps, as well a finale performance by the ensemble. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the KSU Tap Dance Ensemble.

Lecture: It's All Mississippi to Me: Promoting the Blues and Forging Beloved Community in the Contemporary South
10:30 a.m., Town Hall Room, Leadership Studies Building. Adam Gussow will talk about his experience as the founder and producer of Hill Country Harmonica, a blues-focused event that took place in north Mississippi this past spring. Free and open to the public. Part of Community Cultural Harmony Week.

Dinner Theater: Pasta, Passion, and Pistols
6 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Students: $12; non-students: $15. RSVP by September 22 at 785-532-6571. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Film: Finding Nemo
8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Handicrafts Sale: SABHA
K-State Union, 10:30-1:30 p.m. Society for Appreciation of Bharatiya Heritage and Arts (SABHA) is organizing a handicrafts sale as a fundraising event and will be selling beautiful artwork made by friends and collected from different cities of India.

 

Sept. 25
Event: K-State Family Day
Enjoy a variety of activities showcasing the history, tradition and special connection between K-State, our students and their families. Check out the schedule of events for full day of activities for all ages at www.k-state.edu/familyday/.

Family Day: Latin Jazz Ensemble
11 a.m., Bosco Plaza, K-State Student Union. Kurt Gartner, Director. Sponsored by the Department of Music.

Family Day: Activities at the Beach
10 a.m. to noon, Beach Museum of Art. A morning of movement activities in the galleries, art projects, and refreshments.

Film: Finding Nemo
7 & 9:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

 

Sept. 26
Film: Finding Nemo
8 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Symphony by SABHA
K-State Union Grand Ballroom, 5-8 p.m. A musical harmony of violin, flute, tabla and mridanga. Come indulge in the beauty of the octaves with Pandit Ronu Majumdar, Vidwan Mysore Manjunath, Shri Ramdas Palsule and Vidwan Arjun Kumar.

 

Sept. 27
Open Forum: K-State Zimbra Calendar
10:30-11:30 a.m., 213 K-State Student Union. Includes a demonstration of K-State Zimbra Calendar features and functions, a question-and-answer session and a discussion of calendar topics. No RSVP is required.

IT Training: Microsoft Word 2007 Q & A
1-3 p.m., 009 Fairchild Hall. Get answers to most of your questions about MS Word 2007. This session is designed primarily as a Q&A session, with helpful tips thrown in for good measure. To register, visit http://www.k-state.edu/its/training/events.html

 

Sept. 28
Open Meeting: Student-Athlete Well-Being
11 a.m. to noon, 207 K-State Student Union. Part of the NCAA Certification
Self-Study.

Open Meeting: Diversity Issues
3-4 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. Part of the NCAA Certification Self-Study.

Lecture: Get Lost
7 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Doug Lansky is a National Geographic award-winning author and travel expert. Attend to win a Eurail Pass, valued at $1,000. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Lecture: The Future of Cancer Research and Treatment in Kansas
7:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Presented by Dr. Barbara Atkinson, exec. vice chancellor, KU Medical Center and exec. dean, KU School of Medicine. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research.

 

Sept. 29
Training: SafeZone Introductory Training
1-3 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Individuals are trained to become SafeZone allies who provide safe zones where individuals affected by homophobia, hateful acts and sexual violence can safely go for support and assistance. By placing the SafeZone symbol on their office door, desk or backpack, SafeZone allies signify that their space is a safe place to talk about issues which impact people who have been affected by any of these acts or any criminal or distressing situation. To register, visit https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?hl=en&pli=1&formkey=dGhGU2liSm82S3ZwQktZX1RsZ1o4S2c6MQ#gid=0

Open Meeting: Gender Issues
Noon to 1 p.m., 206 K-State Student Union. Part of the NCAA Certification
Self-Study.

Lecture: Walt Disney Imagineering
7:30-9 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Bill Hanus is the director of development (Resorts Division, Walt Disney World), Walt Disney Imagineering. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.

Conference: K-State Online/Axio Learning
8 a.m.-5 p.m., K-State Alumni Center. Join more than 125 instructors from Kansas institutions using Axio Learning to discuss the future of online education, innovative distance learning methods and K-State Online. To register, visit http://2010.axioconference.org/attend/

 

Sept. 30
Lecture: The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
Presented by Sir Ken Robinson. 3:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Get your free ticket at the McCain Box Office or the K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, the Office of the Provost, SGA and FETE.

Open Meeting: Academic Integrity
3-4 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. Part of the NCAA Certification Self-Study.

Conference: K-State Online/Axio Learning
8 a.m.-5 p.m., K-State Alumni Center. Join more than 125 instructors from Kansas institutions using Axio Learning to discuss the future of online education, innovative distance learning methods and K-State Online. To register, visit http://2010.axioconference.org/attend/