Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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From the administration
During the past seven months, we have launched several new initiatives and programs from the Division of Human Capital Services, or HCS. With this letter, we will share some of what has already occurred and provide a preview of what's next.
Read full announcement | From President Kirk Schulz and V.P. for Human Capital Services Cheryl Johnson | March 3, 2015
As seasonal influenza cases decrease across the United States, Kansas State University researchers are preparing for the next potential virulent strain of flu.
The Kansas Legislature last week completed Turnaround Day. This is the day all House bills except those touched by an exempt committee and all Senate bills also not exempt must be passed to the opposite House or not be acted upon in the 2015 Legislature.
K-State Libraries announce a call for proposals for the Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative. Proposals must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, March 27.
Candidate for dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine Tammy Beckham will present an open forum "Vision for the Future of Academic Veterinary Medicine" from 1-2:30 p.m. March 3 in Frick Auditorium in Mosier Hall.
K-State American Red Cross Club will host a live sign-up for its Run for the Red 5K on Sunday, March 29. The live sign-up will be between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union by the food court. A 10 percent race discount will be offered.
Join Counseling Services from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in 13 Leasure Hall as Chaz Mailey and Mike Dreiling offer tips on how to be safe this upcoming Fake Patty's Day.
An e-newsletter from your college, department or office can keep alumni, friends and donors in the know about exciting news. Join us for an e-newsletter training Tuesday, March 10, to learn the basics.
Staged readings of plays by two Kansas State University master's students in drama therapy will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 6-7 in Nichols Hall's Mark A. Chapman Theatre at Kansas State University. Admission is free.
A Kansas State University junior in political science has received a nationally competitive fellowship from the Public Policy and International Affairs Program to attend its Junior Summer Institute this summer.
Kansas State University's College of Agriculture has selected 34 students to assist in recruitment efforts of prospective students.
Timothy de Noble, professor and dean of the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, has been selected by Ingram's magazine as one of its 2015 Icons of Education.
The K-State Inline Hockey Club is the regional runner-up and will be going to nationals April 8-12 in Independence, Missouri.
Kansas State University was well represented in the latest round of certified research administrators testing as five additional K-Staters have achieved independent certification as certified research administrators.
Professional development fund applications are due March 15 to the President's Commission on the Status of Women. Partial funding for professional development expenses may be awarded. Apply today.
The feature article is about the secret of employee recognition.
A new study is being conducted to understand differences in musical experiences from 5:45-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, Kirmser Hall in McCain.