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ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series (ADLS)

K-State ADVANCE program awards up to $1200 to tenure-earning women faculty from different departments of six partner STEM colleges to invite and bring seminar speakers to campus. The funds may be used for travel expenses and/or honoraria. Each woman faculty member selected to receive funding from this program, in conjunction with her department head and dean, identifies and invites a leader in her discipline to participate in the seminar series.

ADVANCE Distinguished Lecture Series for Assistant Professors


RFP Spring 2018 (PDF)

Sample ADLS Application (PDF)

Tips on Hosting a Speaker (PDF)

ADLS Report Form (doc)

Please complete and submit this form within one month of the seminar to: Tawny Ochs, ADVANCE Program, 1011 Seaton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0305 or email it to tawnyochs@k-state.edu

Remittance Form-1 (doc)

For awardees only. This form should be completed to request speaker reimbursements.

Eligible Departments (PDF)

Upcoming ADLS Speakers

"Periodic Harmonic Function and Their Applications" - Presented by Yuri Godin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Please visit the Department of Mathematics for more information

  • When and Where - October 10, 2:30 p.m., Cardwell Hall room 122
  • ADLS Awardee -  Anna Zemlyanova, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences

"Germ cells sure can talk: gamete development in syncytia" - Presented by Lynn Cooley, Yale University FLYER

  • When and Where - October 27, 4:00 p.m., Ackert 221 
  • ADLS Awardee - Jocelyn McDonald, Assistant Professor in the Division of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

"Cyberphsical Flight Planning for Nominal and Emergency Situations" - Presented by Ella Akins, Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan. FLYER