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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 honorarium. 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 2019 (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


"Strategies for Cytosolic Detection of Intracellular Bacterial Pathogens" - Presented by Russell Vance, Professor and HHMI Investigator at the University of California, Berkeley. FLYER

  • When and Where - POSTPONED to January 29, 4:00 p.m., Ackert Hall room 221
  • ADLS Awardee -  Steph Shames, Assistant Professor, Division of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences