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2018 All-University Achievements

 

• Purple pays off: K-State graduates finding success following graduation — and the highest average starting salary.

• Charting the universe: Physics' Lado Samushia selected for DESI, the international space exploration project.

• Fulbright winner: Nutrition, dietetics and sensory science graduate student receives Fulbright U.S. Student Award.

• Our hospitality rules: Hospitality management program ranks among best in nation.

• National service: Vice president for human capital services selected for board of directors of leading human resources organization.

• One Health focus: College of Veterinary Medicine now part of Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance.

• Noteworthy scholarship: Engineering student, Air Force ROTC cadet earns prestigious doctoral fellowship for nuclear engineering.

• Conquering the challenge: K-State team wins Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge.

• Sustainable win: For fourth time in last five years, K-State is Big 12's recycling champion.

• Most influential: Diverse magazine recognizes College of Education's Kakali Bhattacharya as among top 25 women in higher education.

• Fulbright recipient: Philosophy's Jon Mahoney earns Fulbright grant for Kyrgyz Republic.

• Prestigious fellowship: English professor named 2018-2019 fellow of National Humanities Center.

• Here's the scoop: Journalism student participates in select New Fellows program of the National Newspaper Association.

• Constructing success: Architectural engineering team wins construction category of Architectural Engineering Institute international competition.

• Winning research: Anthropology undergraduate receives national award for project on prehistoric burial grounds.

• Research reward: Landscape architecture student earns national fellowship for green roof butterfly research.

• Selling success: Sales Team takes second at national competition.

• A strong case: K-State team takes second in Big 12 MBA Case Competition.

• National excellence: Four K-Staters earn the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

• Teaching tradition: For third year in a row, K-State graduate teaching assistant wins Excellence in Teaching Award from Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.

• 'Meat'ing with success: Meat Animal Evaluation Team earns national championship.

• Head of the class: K-State named to Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Honor Roll for second year in a row.

• Global 'Cats: Two K-State students named Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship recipients.

• In the running: Kansas State Polytechnic a finalist for national award in UAS training and education.

• National model: K-State evaluation and reporting tool receives national honor.

• Elite fellow: Frederick Burrack named Lowell Mason Fellow of the National Association for Music Education.

• Salute for service: American Association of Swine Veterinarians presents Howard Dunne Memorial Award to College of Veterinary Medicine's Hesse.

• Recognizing excellence: Weed Science Society of America presents agronomy's Dille with Outstanding Teacher Award.

• Leading the way: Jim Sherow elected president of Kansas History Association.

• State's best: Assistant professor of counseling is Kansas Counselor of the Year.

• Broadcasting the best: KSDB-FM and KKSU-TV students earn honors from Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

• Making a CASE: Two student groups, advisor earn recognition from District VI of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

• 'Plum' fellowship: Rachel Palinski named Transboundary Animal Diseases fellow at Plum Island Animal Disease Center.

• Reeling in the big one: K-State teams wins Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic.

• Leading by example: K-State's Black Student Union named best in Big 12 for 10th time in last 13 years.

• One of the best: College of Engineering is best value in Kansas and among the best in the nation, as are its on-campus and online master's degrees in electrical engineering.

• Best on radio: Student-run KSDB earns two top awards at national collegiate competition.

• National service: Honor and Integrity System's Camilla Roberts named vice president of International Center for Academic Integrity.

• K-State first: Senior Vaithish Velazhahan is university's first Gates Cambridge scholar.

• Excellent educator: College of Education dean named to Icons of Education for 2018.

• Career honor: Biological and agricultural engineering department head Joe Harner named to Rural Builder Hall of Fame.

• Radio raves: KSDB-FM students earn first place honor from Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

• Cyber defenders: Cyber Defense Team takes second in national competition.

• National service: Exercise physiology professor elected to national council

• Olympic opportunity: Digital media journalism student lands Winter Olympics internship.

• Scholarship leaders: University boasts high number of ASHRAE scholarship recipients.

• Research honor: Doctoral student in history receives dissertation fellowship.

• Serving up excellence: Hanson named member of the year of Research Dietetic Practice Group of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

• Meriting attention: Keen receives Award of Merit from ASHRAE.

• A place for all: For fourth year in a row, K-State recognized nationally for diversity efforts.

• Our home is the best: Manhattan No. 2 on best places to live in nation.

• At the top: College of Veterinary Medicine ranked among nation's top 10.

• Making our CASE: K-State creative teams earn honors for promoting university.

• Top teacher: Geology teaching assistant recognized nationally for excellence.

• Fellowship standouts: Two regional & community planning students receive Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship.

• Conservation kudos: Three K-State engineers receive National Water and Conservation Award.

• We like Ike: One-of-a-kind book by President Eisenhower comes home.

• Outstanding online: K-State online degree programs recognized for excellence.

• National leader: USDA selects K-State to improve child nutrition safety.