Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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News

Business ethics professor challenges current corporate culture
Society often benefits when tattling overcomes turning a blind eye, according to a Kansas State University business ethics professor.
Teachers learn about integrated watershed management, public health and food safety and security
K-State engineering grad Heather Phillips leads a tour of the Olathe Cedar Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant for Kansas teachers learning about urban water and human and animal health.
Kansas high school teachers went back to school at K-State Olathe this summer to gain a deeper understanding of water issues and of growing career fields available to their students.
Dates for summer 2014 online TEVALs
Create your online TEVAL now. The deadline to create an online TEVAL is Aug. 25. The last day that you can offer an online TEVAL to students is Aug. 27. Reports will be made available on Aug. 28.
K-State Research and Extension, information technology services reorganization update
Integration of the K-State Research and Extension, or KSRE, technology staff with information technology services is continuing this week with the moves of Gerry Snyder, Neal Wollenberg and Heath Yates.

Kudos

Gibson to present at the 2014 Community Development Society annual conference
Huston Gibson, assistant professor in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, will present at the 2014 Community Development Society annual conference.

Publications and presentations

Early childhood development students present at research university in Hungary
A group of students has returned from an early childhood education study tour to Hungary with Bronwyn Fees, associate professor and interim associate dean of the College of Human Ecology, and LuAnn Hoover, instructor in early childhood education.
Marston serves as invited speaker at Department of State
Richard Marston, university distinguished professor of geography in the College of Arts & Sciences, presented an invited seminar at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on July 14.

Human resources/benefits/training

HealthQuest rewards deadline extended to Nov. 15
Employees who have not yet qualified for the state employee health insurance plan incentive discount on their 2015 health insurance premium now have more time to participate as the deadline has been extended to Nov. 15.