Monday, September 1, 2014

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McNair Scholars complete summer research internship
The McNair Scholars Program concluded its summer research internship with presentations by 15 scholars. The McNair program is currently recruiting new participants, which will continue until all openings are filled. Screening will begin Sept. 12.
New company launches to accelerate research and technology discoveries
Kansas State University is involved in the launch of a new company designed to acquire and accelerate early-stage discoveries and technologies in animal health, agriculture and food ingredient sectors.


New Faculty Institute kickoff luncheon on Sept. 5 to feature President Schulz
As part of our welcome to K-State, The Teaching and Learning Center invites all new faculty to the New Faculty Institute kickoff luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, in the Flint Hills Room of the K-State Student Union.
Faculty Development Award, University Small Research Grants question and answer session
A question and answer session about Faculty Development Award and University Small Research Grants call for proposals will be 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Gameday refreshments at the Beach Museum of Art
Visit the Beach Museum of Art for gameday refreshments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30.
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sept. 5 at Bosco Plaza
ALS Association logo
Come support the ALS Association between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Bosco Plaza.
Maximizing learning seminar features four K-State teaching faculty members
The Teaching and Learning Center and The Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence are hosting a stimulating seminar, "Brainstorming: Maximizing Learning in the K-State Classroom" from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room.


Britton wins Forrest Bassford Award
Ann Hess, North American field public relations manager for Alltech, presents the 2014 Forrest Bassford Student Award to Logan Britton.
Logan Britton, a senior majoring in agricultural communications and journalism and agricultural economics at Kansas State University, is the recipient of the 2014 Livestock Publications Council Forrest Bassford Student Award sponsored by Alltech.

Publications and presentations

Fialdini-Zambrano's second publication about contemporary Spanish theatre
A K-State faculty member has a new article published about women as victims in contemporary Spanish theatre.