K-STATE ARTISTS TO DISCUSS THEIR WORK IN REVIVED BIENNIAL SHOW AT THE BEACH MUSEUM OF ART
Faculty members from K-State's department of art will discuss the process and passion behind their works in several lectures at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art beginning in October.
The first lecture is Oct. 15 and all are in conjunction with the "Renewal: K-State Art Department Faculty Biennial" exhibition, on display through Dec. 24.
Mary T. Copple presented "Los Adverbios Temporales y el Preterito Perfecto Gramaticalizado," VIII Congreso Internacional de Historia de la Lengua Espanola, Sept. 14-18, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Copple also presented "Muy Bueno y Bien Bonito: Spanish Intensifier Use in Predicative Constructions," LASSO 2009: Linguistic Association of the Southwest, Sept. 25-26, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
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K-State's new president, Kirk Schulz, is here to help the university be successful -- and he knows he can't do it alone.
This was the message delivered by Schulz at his inaugural State of the University address Sept 25. The address was followed by a question and answer session.
Jeffrey Hornsby, director of K-State's Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship, has been named to the board of directors of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, a group representing nearly 300 university-based entrepreneurship centers and programs.
The consortium helps participating members collaborate and communicate on the specific issues and challenges confronting university-based entrepreneurship centers, ranging from well established and nationally ranked centers to new and emerging centers.
An article co-written by Chwen Sheu, a K-State professor of management, recently received the Indiana University CIBER Best International Collaboration Paper Award.
"The Effects of Environmental Regulations on Global Supply Chain Management: Transaction Cost Analysis" was recognized with the top honor at the third International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management.
K-State will use a special $50,000 grant to expand university efforts for the retention and academic success of Latino students.
JohnElla Holmes, coordinator of multicultural recruitment and retention for the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dawne Martin, assistant to the dean for diversity at the College of Business Administration, are the recipients of a 2009 Semillas grant, funded by the Walmart Foundation.
Willie the Wildcat "texts" during the ice cream social Sept. 24.
For creative professional images contact university photographer David Mayes at 785-532-6304 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For a gallery of Mayes' photos, go to: http://ksuphoto.zenfolio.com
Former Fort Riley Commander Lt. Gen. Robert E. Durbin and his wife, Diana, will address the importance of military families in a lecture marking the official opening of K-State's new Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families.
The lecture, "Army Family Strong: Lightening Their Load," will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, in the K-State Student Union's Forum Hall. The lecture is one of several events that are part of the College of Human Ecology's Celebration of Excellence.
The International Wizard of Oz Club is bringing its national convention to Kansas, and K-State's department of English is helping with the "Recreating Oz" conference Saturday, Oct. 3.
Free fire extinguisher training and other hands-on activities will help K-Staters "Stay Fire Smart" during Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10.
This year's theme, "Stay Fire Smart," is designed to raise awareness on campus about how to prevent and survive building fires, said Randy Slover, K-State's fire marshal.
K-State's Division of Human Resources is hosting the annual Benefits EXPO Thursday, Oct. 8, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. Additional special events will take place in the K-State Student Union's Forum Hall.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., representatives from Board of Regents voluntary and mandatory retirement providers; Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, or KPERS; health insurance providers; life insurance companies associated with K-State; and many other agencies will be available in the ballroom of the K-State Student Union.
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.
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
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