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Event List Calendar

September 28, 2014
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Natural History Museum

Art & Science Museum Day: Perspective, Big & Small, Near & Far

Start: September 28, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Natural History Museum
Address:
Google Map
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.
Cost: Free

Art & Science Family Day with the Spencer Museum of Art, where there will be activities focused on perspective.

September 23, 2014
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Free State Brewing Company

Science on Tap: The Evolution of Galaxies, with Greg Rudnick

Start: September 23, 2014 7:30 pm
Venue: Free State Brewing Company
Phone: (785) 843- 4555
Address:
Google Map
636 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: Free

Greg Rudnick associate professor of physics and astronomy will discuss how do astronomers study galaxies billions of light years away and billions of years in the past. He will talk about what a galaxy is, how scientists observe them, and how to study their evolution, even though the scale of time is far beyond a human lifetime.

September 13, 2014
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Natural History Museum

Science Saturday: Skulls & Bones

Start: September 13, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Natural History Museum
Address:
Google Map
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.
Cost: Free

Bones and skulls are the “hard bits” in vertebrates that give bodies a frame, and they are the parts most likely to be found as fossils. Come to Science Saturday to learn all about the cells, minerals and proteins that make up bone, put together a human skeleton, and explore bone fossils with our paleontology students.

September 11, 2014
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Natural History Museum

“Is this real life?”

Start: September 11, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Natural History Museum
Address:
Google Map
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.
Cost: Free

Students are invited to explore the 2014-15 KU Common Book— “The Center of Everything,” by Laura Moriarty — at “Is This Real Life?”

Inspiration for “Is This Real Life?” is drawn from the book’s protagonist, Evelyn Bucknow. There will be activities at both the Natural History Museum, which Evelyn visits in the novel, and the Spencer Museum of Art.

For more information check-out: http://biodiversity.ku.edu/visit/events/is-this-real-life

 

June 25, 2014
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Clinical Recruitment Fair

Start: June 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Cost: Free

Clinical Recruitment are seeking talented, committed Medical Assistants, LPNs, RNs, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. Come and tour the Medical Office Building, meet one-on-one with clinic managers, and learn about the different opportunities at The University of Kansas Physicians.

 

Please contact Human Resources at 913-945-8857 to RSVP.

May 19, 2014
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Screening of “Years of Living Dangerously” episode featuring Kansas Wind Farm

Start: May 19, 2014 7:00 pm
Cost: 0

The Climate + Energy Project is hosting a screening of the sixth segment, “Against the Wind”, during the Showtime debut, Monday, May 19th at 7:00 pm at Liberty Hall Theater in Lawrence. This segment features Kansas rancher, Pete Ferrell. Ferrell’s ranch in south-central Kansas is also home to one of the state’s first wind farms, the Elk River Wind Farm. The screening is presented at no charge. 

The public screening of the documentary will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists will include: Pete Ferrell, Elk River Wind Farm; Kimberly Gencur Svaty, the Wind Coalition; and Dr. Johannes Feddema, KU Geography and contributor to International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Reports. Cynthia Haines, KCUR Film Critic, will serve as moderator.

 

May 4, 2014
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South Park

53rd Annual Art in the Park

Start: May 4, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: South Park
Address:
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Lawrence, KS, United States, 66044
Cost: 0

Join us for this year’s 53rd Annual Art in the Park Exhibition! Art in the Park, the annual juried outdoor exhibition of fine art and fine craft, is Lawrence’s premiere Arts event and is sponsored by the Lawrence Art Guild. Featuring the highest quality work by many area artists and craftspeople, as well as continuous musical entertainment, food vendors, and family fun.  Art in the Park serves as the Lawrence Art Guild’s primary fund-raising event.  More than 10,000 people typically attend Art in the Park.

May 3, 2014
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Mix/Master Music Conference and Showcase

Start: May 3, 2014 12:00 pm
Cost: $6-$10

Silly Goose Records, with Five Bar and Tables, KJHK, Ink Magazine, Mass Street Music invite you to a new music industry conference and live showcase on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Bottleneck.

Daytime panels feature local and regional experts giving tips about contracts, royalties, publishing, copyright, radio, bookings, promotion and more.

Tickets: $10 for all-day pass / $6 for the band showcase only

In partnership with Midwest Music Foundation, Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts and InterUrban ArtHouse

Showcase line-up; bands start at 7 p.m. at the Bottleneck:
The Phantastics
SUNU
Forrester
Carswell & Hope
Pink Royal
F.A.I.T.H.

Workshops & Panel Discussions; panels start at noon at the Bottleneck:

12 noon – Copyright, Contracts, Royalties & Publishing
Presentation by Don Simon of Simon Business Consulting, Inc.

1pm – Panel discussion: Radio in the Land of Digital
Featuring: Laura Lorson (KPR), Mark Manning (KKFI), Paul Chandler (formerly Alice 102), Mike Hannah (92.9 The Bull FM), and KJHK Station Manager Lucas Homer (KJHK 90.7 FM)

3pm – A Moving Target: Music Promotion & Growing Your Audience

4pm – Demo Dip: submit your demo to be listener to and review by music industry experts!

Live @ KJHK sessions with showcasing bands:

Forrester

Carswell & Hope

Pink Royal

April 30, 2014
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Peace Corps General Information Session

Start: April 30, 2014 3:30 pm
Cost: 0

Attend this Peace Corps Information Session to see a brief video highlighting the work of volunteers worldwide, hear from our campus recruiter, and learn about the benefits of Peace Corps service including paid living expenses, full health/dental coverage, graduate school programs with credit/financial assistance, a $7,425 allowance upon completion, and the valuable international development/cross-cultural skills gained as a Peace Corps volunteer.

April 24, 2014
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Natural History Museum

Drop in and Draw at the KUNHM

Start: April 24, 2014 5:30 pm
Venue: Natural History Museum
Address:
Google Map
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.
Cost: 0

As a part of our Thursday evening programming, we’re offering a creative night at the museum: bring your sketch pad, pull up a chair, and sketch anything from mammal skulls to bird wings to fossils.

Questions? Call 785.864.4450 or contact us at naturalhistory@ku.edu

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