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Exhibition: College of Architecture, Planning and Design Study Abroad
Weekdays through Oct. 8, Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall. An exhibit of projects and activities completed by College of Architecture, Planning and Design students.


Sept. 29
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.


Sept. 30
Lecture: The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything 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, DCE 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

Book Discussion: M.T. Anderson's novel Feed
5 p.m., 401B Hale Library. Sposored by ChALC (Children's and Adolescent Literature Community).

Lecture: Trooper J.L. Riedel, Kansas Highway Patrol
6 p.m., 207 K-State Student Union. Trooper Riedel will speak on the importance of the criminal justice system and the role of the Kansas Highway Patrol. The presentation is open to the public.


Oct. 1
Performance series: Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. America's favorite zookeeper (with animal friends). Ticket information is available at or 785-532-6428.

Lecture: Bryant Lecture by Ferdinand deMailig
1:30-2:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.

Fiction Reading: Dana Johnson
3:30 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Fiction writer Dana Johnson will read from her work. Sponsored by the Department of English.

Workshop: School's Out Sumi Brush Painting
1-2:30 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Learn basic sumi brush painting techniques and create a scroll. Ages 6 and up. $3 per child; reservation required.

Conference: Advanced Master Gardener Conference
K-State Student Union. For more information, contact the Division Of Continuing Education Conference Registration Office at 785-532-5569.


Oct. 2
Event: Grain Science and Industry Centennial Celebration
All day, Shellenberger Hall and IGP Conference Center. Events include open house, facility tours, feed mill groundbreaking, science forums and an evening celebration gala. Sponsored by the Department of Grain Science and Industry. For more information, visit


Oct. 4
Test: Testing of K-State Alerts
10:15 a.m. Emergency notification channels to be tested: text messaging, automated phone calls, e-mail to all K-State accounts, home page posting and the new alert beacons in various buildings across the Manhattan campus. For more information, visit

Portrait Day: Free Walk-In Portraits for Faculty and Staff
10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m., Studio B, Dole Hall. Drop by for a head and shoulder sitting. Presented by K-State Communications and Marketing Photography.


Oct. 5
Training: Division of Facilities Van Operator Training
9:30-11:30 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 operated by K-State faculty, staff and students. This training is mandatory for all operators. To register, visit


Oct. 6
Lecture: Ekdahl Lecture by Elizabeth Meyer
3:30-5 p.m., Little Theatre, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.

Lecture: The Feed in Our Future? by M.T. Anderson.
5 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the Department of English.


Oct. 7
Expo: Employee Benefits Expo
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Faculty and staff will be able to visit with KBOR retirement providers, KPERS representatives, health insurance companies. They can also attend open enrollment sessions for 2011 health insurance and a retirement planning session presented by TIAA-CREF Director Lori McGeehon Cathey at 10:30 a.m. in Forum Hall. Presented by the Division of Human Resources.