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  4. Sept. 23, 2009/Vol. 32, No. 11

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HALE LIBRARY CREATES A FLEXIBLE, ADAPTABLE ENVIRONMENT

Consolidating the periodicals

This summer saw a great many changes to K-State's Hale Library. In addition to the continuing restoration of the Overmyer murals in the Great Room, other areas of Hale underwent a renewal process.
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NOTEWORTHY

Douglas PowellDouglas Powell, department of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, and colleagues will publish "Assessing Management Perspectives of a Safe Food-handling Label for Casual Dining Take-out Food," Food Protection Trends, October 2009.
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On Campus

Jon Nakamatsu

Sept. 24
McCain Performance Series: Jon Nakamatsu
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Nakamatsu rose to stardom in 1997 when he was named gold medalist of the 10th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. At the time, he was a high school German language teacher without formal conservatory training. He is the only American to have received the Van Cliburn award since 1981. For tickets or information call 532-6428.

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The next issue is Sept. 30
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CUSTOM-MADE ACADEMIC MACE TO MAKE DEBUT AT K-STATE'S PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION SEPT. 24

President Kirk SchulzThe upcoming inauguration of Kirk Schulz as K-State's 13th president will include the debut of a new academic custom at K-State. The university's first-ever academic mace will be carried at the head of the inaugural procession.
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Also...

ACADEMIC DRESS

INAUGURAL EVENTS

 

PLAUDITS

 

K-STATE AT SALINA FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR EARNS KEY FLIGHT RATING

Charles SojkaCharles Sojka, an instructor of aviation at K-State at Salina, has earned his single engine sea plane rating from the Federal Aviation Administration.

The rating means Sojka is qualified to take off and land on water in a single-engine plane. It also means he is qualified to help K-State at Salina aviation students learn about what it takes to earn this rating.
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Trevor Labrum

PICTURE PERFECT

Drawing I student Trevor Labrum works on a sketch of the power plant.

For creative professional images contact university photographer David Mayes at 785-532-6304 or photo@k-state.edu

For a gallery of Mayes' photos, go to: http://ksuphoto.zenfolio.com

 

 

OH, BY THE WAY

 

K-STATE'S LAFENE HEALTH CENTER OFFERING FLU VACCINE FOR STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES AND THEIR SPOUSES AND CHILDREN 18 YEARS AND OLDER

The influenza vaccine is now available at K-State's Lafene Health Center, with vaccine clinics planned for each Thursday until semester break or until supplies are depleted.
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K-STATE'S FAMILY DAY OFFERS ARRAY OF ACTIVITIES SEPT. 26

K-State's 81st annual Family Day will be Saturday, Sept. 26. The day provides students and their families with the opportunity to spend time together on campus.

The Family Day schedule has events that spotlight a variety of K-State departments, academics, clubs and organizations.
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K-STATE'S UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN MOVED TO NOVEMBER

K-State's United Way Campaign will be conducted during November this year, rather than October. Information will be received around Halloween.

Contributions to the United Way go to help the community's most critical health and human service needs. Questions about this year's campaign may be directed to Loleta Sump at 785-532-1718 or loleta@k-state.edu

 

K-STATE'S BEACH MUSEUM TO HOST WRIGGLY FUN AND GAMES WITH 'BUGGING OUT IN MANHATTAN' OPEN HOUSE

As part of K-State's Family Day and Robert Lang's "Insect Origami" exhibition, the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art will host the "Bugging Out in Manhattan" open house from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 26.
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OPPORTUNITIES

CLASSIFIED

• A recording of classified job opportunities is available 24 hours a day on the Employment Information Line, 785-532-6271.

• A list of employment opportunities is posted at www.k-state.edu/hr/

• For additional information, call 785-532-6277 or come to the Division of Human Resources in 103 Edwards Hall. Applications are accepted 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays.

UNCLASSIFIED

• A complete listing of vacancies can be seen at www.k-state.edu/affact/

• For additional information, call the office of affirmative action at 785-532-6220 or come by 214 Anderson Hall.

 

 

Editor: Katie Mayes
Coordinator: Julie Fosberg
Phone: 785-532-6415
Fax: 785-532-6418
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