Friday, March 6, 2015
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From the administration
Yesterday, the Senate Ways and Means Committee passed the subcommittee report recommending budget cuts for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 for Kansas State University.
A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist.
Construction on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF, is projected to begin in May and will be completed in December 2020.
The inaugural issue of Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship is now available. The journal is accepting submissions for future issues.
If you still need a credit hour to achieve full-time status, UFM Recreational and Lifetime Fitness classes have enrollment spaces open for the second set of eight-week classes.
Kansas State University students have elected Andrew Hurtig, junior in accounting and finance, Wichita, as student body president, and Joseph Tinker, junior in psychology with a minor in business, Overland Park, as student body vice president.
SafeZone will offer an advanced training session, Empowered Allies, from 11 a.m. to noon March 10 in 123 Leadership Studies Building.
Postdocs will have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews with professionals from the community and receive feedback on how they can improve their skills to ensure future interviewing success in industry, government and academic positions.
The College of Education will host the second symposium for K-16 military-connected learners at Fort Riley next week.
The next meeting of the Adolescents and Adults with Autism Support Group, organized by the Student Access Center and the communication sciences and disorders program at K-State, is from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10.
David Abram, cultural ecologist and geophilosopher, will speak on "Climate, Culture, and the Commonwealth of Breath," March 24 and Lauren Bon, artist and founder of Metabolic Studio, will speak on "The Intermountain West and Beyond," March 25.
The University Advising Committee announces the recipients of its spring semester Professional Development Grants.
Publications and presentations
Rosa Terlazzo, professor of philosophy, will present "Do we have a duty to resist oppression that benefits us?" to the University of Kansas philosophy department on Tuesday, March 10, in Lawrence.