The Week Ahead | Feb. 8, 2021

Hello, Week 2!

Keep an eye on social media and this blog for updates on design competitions, scholarships, events, and other opportunities. Items are added throughout the week.

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TUE

KU NOMAS General Meeting

5:30 p.m. | Virtual

Get to know the KU chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students and learn about the events they have planned this semester.

Zoom details

WED

Commercializing your Research through SBIR/STTR Proposals

8:30–1:00 p.m. | Virtual

Do you want to increase the impact from you research? Do you want to take advantage of a great professional development opportunity and learn about the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs? Learn about essential components of an effective plan, how to find and use cost-effective market research to direct your efforts, supporting documents you will need, and other tips for writing a winning plan.

More info and register

KUCTC Lunch & Learn Series: Meet the Entrepreneur

12:00 p.m. | Virtual

Meet the Entrepreneur is a series aimed at educating our faculty, staff, and students on the how-tos of becoming an entrepreneur. These monthly lunch-and-learn sessions will spotlight entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds as they share the paths taken on their road to building a startup company. Our goal is to share the strategies and success stories of those who have pursued discoveries in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, health-related information technologies, and much more. The seminars will also be a way to foster opportunities for collaboration between existing companies and faculty, staff, and students as we strive to further our research mission.

More info and register

THU

Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series

6:00–8:00 p.m. | Zoom

Alexis Du Mond Puchek has over 17 years of experience in front-end web development and design, user experience design, interaction design and information architecture. She has experience working in-house with Fortune 500 companies like Visa and PayPal, and in advertising and consulting firms with companies like Razorfish. She is the Americas IXD Practice Lead for Frog, where she serves as the creative director on client projects and directs the internship program in the Austin studio.

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Tea at Three

3:00–4:00 p.m. | Kansas Memorial Union, Jayhawk Walk/Ascher Plaza

Join Student Union Activities every Thursday at 3 pm for tea and cookies!

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FRI

IDRH: Douglass Day Transcribe-a-thon

10:45–1:00 p.m. | Zoom

For Valentine’s Day 2021, we invite you to a birthday party for Frederick Douglass. Although Douglass was born into bondage, and never knew his birthdate, he chose to celebrate every year on February 14th. Today we celebrate Douglass Day as a collective action for preserving Black history together. We will join the 2021 Douglass Day virtual event with a time for transcribing together over zoom. Birthday cake encouraged, or go the full mile and enter the Great Douglass Day Bake Off.

More info and RSVP

Valentine’s Day Celebration

12:00–3:00 p.m. | Kansas Memorial Union, Jayhawk Walk

Join SUA in celebrating Valentine’s day! We will have celebratory food and crafts.

More info and tickets

Lunar New Year Festival

7:00–8:00 p.m. | Virtual

Come celebrate the Year of the Ox with the Center for East Asian Studies! Listen to our photo and recipe contest winners talk about their winning pieces! Enjoy delicious recipes and adventures around East Asia virtually!

If you’d like to enter an East Asian recipe or travel photo in our contest, click on the following links and submit your entries by February 5th: Recipe Contest and Travel Photo Contest.

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The Week Ahead at the KU School of Architecture & Design

The Week Ahead provides architecture and design students at the University of Kansas information about resources and opportunities, including: exhibitions, on and off-campus events, student organization meetings, scholarships, competitions and more. Submit info: arcd-news@ku.edu

The Week Ahead at the KU School of Architecture & Design

The Week Ahead provides architecture and design students at the University of Kansas information about resources and opportunities, including: exhibitions, on and off-campus events, student organization meetings, scholarships, competitions and more. Submit info: arcd-news@ku.edu