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2005 - 2006 Provost's Lecture Series

Established in 1995, the Provost's Lecture Series features nationally known speakers and on-campus experts who address topics of importance in higher education in general and at Kansas State University in particular. Typically six to eight lectures are scheduled throughout the academic year. Details about each lecture and speaker are included in the information below.

The ECC home page (http://www.k-state.edu/ecc/coord/ecc_cable.html) has complete details on Cable 8 and LPTV 21 broadcast schedules for PLS series programs as well as K-State course review sessions and a wealth of other special broadcasts.

Videotapes of the Provost's Lecture Series events are available for checkout from Hale Library. The tapes from the current semester can be checked out for three days from the Reserve Desk on the 2nd floor. Tapes from prior semesters are available for checkout for 7 days from the Media Collection located on the 2nd floor.

You may request a specific tape via the course number: LIB 000 -- Office of the Provost or via the title of the Provost's Lecture Series event (the current year's events are listed below).

Achievement, Equity, and Retention:
Three Pedagogical Changes that Can Make a Real Difference in ANY College Classroom

Craig Nelson

Thursday, October 6, 2005
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fiedler Auditorium

The Cholera-Climate Paradigm for Science in the Twenty-first Century:
Interdisciplinary, International and Complex

Rita Colwell

Thursday, October 27, 2005
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library

The Changing Face of America
Blane Harding

Thursday, January 19, 2006
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library
Sponsored in part by the National Institutes of Health.

The Current Context for Science, Society and Public Policy
Alan Leshner

Thursday, March 2, 2006
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hemisphere Room, Hale Library

K-State Excellence in University Teaching Certificate Program
Michael Boland
Thursday, April 6, 2006
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fiedler Auditorium