COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION MAKES BUSINESSWEEK'S 2010 LIST OF TOP UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
K-State's College of Business Administration has made BusinessWeek's list of top undergraduate business programs for 2010.
"At K-State, we've developed a business program that speaks to the needs of today's fast-paced global business environment," said Yar Ebadi, dean of K-State's College of Business Administration. "This national ranking recognizes the quality of our faculty, in addition to validating our ongoing efforts to meet the real needs of the business world with graduates who are more than prepared."
Mark Barnett, psychology, and students published "Factors Associated with Children's Anticipated Responses to Ambiguous Teases," Journal of Genetic Psychology, Vol. 171.
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As head of research at Mississippi State University, Kirk Schulz knew very well how much of an asset a major research university would be in a bid to land the nation's most advanced animal health laboratory. The research expertise at Mississippi State was an integral piece of the overall package that earned the state a position as one of five finalists for the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, or NBAF.
A location on the Kansas State University campus was ultimately chosen and now, as K-State's president, Schulz continues to carry the NBAF torch.
K-State professor Naiqian Zhang has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to the Philippines.
Zhang, a professor of biological and agricultural engineering, will spend four months later this year at the University of the Philippines Los Banos. Zhang will teach and continue his research in sensors for precision agriculture.
Outstanding research efforts earned two faculty of K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine honors at Phi Zeta Research Day.
The event was sponsored March 2 by K-State's Sigma chapter of Phi Zeta, the veterinary medicine honorary society. The day showcases the research efforts of the college's instructors, house officers, graduate students and professional students.
Raju Dandu, professor of engineering technology at K-State at Salina, has been selected to serve on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' Committee on Technology Accreditation.
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K-State is promoting 18 faculty members to full professor, 34 to associate professor with tenure, and is awarding tenure to four additional faculty members.
A key accrediting agency for social work education in the U.S. has approved continuing accreditation for Kansas State University's social work program.
The accreditation is from the Council on Social Work Education. K-State's program in social work, offered through the department of sociology, anthropology and social work, has been continuously accredited by the council since 1974.
K-State for All week, which is intended to raise campus awareness of disabilities, is from March 28 through April 3.
The K-State For All committee chose this year to highlight ability and creativity in overcoming barriers generated by a disability, said Jacyln Anderson, assistant director of disability support services at K-State.
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