BOYD FAMILY DONATION, LEGACY TO BE CELEBRATED
The legacy of one of Kansas' most noted newspaper and political families will be celebrated Thursday, Sept. 3, at K-State's Hale Library with a special ceremony to mark the donation and opening of the Mamie Alexander Boyd Papers and the McDill "Huck" and Marie Boyd Papers, which are housed in the library's Morse Department of Special Collections. The papers were donated by members of the Boyd family.
Gerad Middendorf and students published "Transition and Resilience in the Kansas Flint Hills," Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy, Vol. 4, No. 3.
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With the expected resurgence of the H1N1 flu virus this fall, K-State officials have begun educating students, staff and faculty on what to expect, as well as how to prevent the disease's spread and where to seek help if needed.
When you walk into Charlene Simser's office at K-State's Hale Library, it's difficult not to notice that she's a fan of "Star Wars." But Simser is more than just your run of the mill "Star Wars" fan -- she's a contributor to the vast body of literature that followed the "Star Wars" movies.
James Goddard, professor of architectural engineering and construction science in the College of Engineering at K-State, has been named vice president and president-elect of the American Council for Construction Education.
Julia Keen, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering's department of architectural engineering and construction science at K-State, is receiving the 2009 Outstanding Teaching Award from the Midwest Section of the American Society of Engineering Education.
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A model partnership between K-State and Fort Riley will be renewed at a signing ceremony Thursday, Aug. 27, at the K-State Alumni Center.
Signing the partnership renewal will be K-State President Kirk Schulz and Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, commanding general of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley. The signing ceremony will start around 4:40 p.m. in the Alumni Center's Great Room.
The annual Friends of the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art fundraiser will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, at K-State's Alumni Center.
Funds raised will support the purchase of works by regional artists who represent the best of Kansas' visual arts culture.
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