Hello, Week 2!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!