Friday, December 6, 2013
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From the administration
Two finalists to be interviewed for the College of Arts and Sciences assistant dean for diversity, recruitment and retention
Two candidates will interview next week for the assistant sean for siversity, recruitment and retention position in the College of Arts and Sciences. They will present talks in open sessions on Dec. 9 and Dec. 11, both at 11:30 a.m.
Established in 2011 by the provost's office, the Kansas State University Excellence in Engagement awards are given to highlight excellence in engaged scholarship via research, teaching or outreach.
The campus community is invited to attend the forum for two associate provost for international programs candidates scheduled for today in the Big 12 Room at the K-State Student Union.
The search committee for the vice president for research is now accepting inquiries, letters of nominations and applications for this important position.
Before we wind down the fall term, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you to include in your intersession and spring course syllabi all the mandatory statements, and please consider including the suggested statements.
Interior architecture and product design students develop biodiversity exhibition proposals for Flint Hills Discovery Center
Third-year interior architecture and product design students at Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design have put their design skills on exhibition.
Career development grants provide funding to women who hold a bachelor's degree and are preparing to advance or change careers or re-enter the workforce are due Dec. 15.
Family, friendship and fun are at the heart of a new book published by two College of Education faculty members who are donating their profits to support scholarships for preservice teachers.
Kansas State University commencement ceremonies will be Friday, Dec. 13, on the Salina and Manhattan campuses, and Saturday, Dec. 14, on the Manhattan campus.
The Beach Museum of Art and K-State's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance are presenting a public student performance featuring piano students today from 5:30-6:20 p.m. at the Beach Museum.
Based on the responses and data being collected from the fall 2013 pilot, a decision has been made to conduct a second pilot. Instructors who would like to try out Canvas with their students this spring should apply for the Canvas pilot right away.
K-State’s Degree Audit Reporting System, or DARS, is undergoing an upgrade. DARS is a reporting tool that provides individualized analysis of a student's academic progress toward a specific degree.
Your defending Big 12 Champion K-State basketball team hosts the SEC tournament champion Ole Miss Rebels at 8 p.m. tonight in Bramlage Coliseum as part of the Big 12-SEC Challenge.
Please join us for an afternoon of holiday choral music at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in McCain Auditorium. The concert will feature Collegiate Chorale, Concert Choir, In-a-Chord, K-State Singers, Men's Choir and Women's Choir.
David Aristoff, University of Minnesota, will present "Mathematical Analysis of Accelerated Molecular Dynamics" as part of the mathematics department Colloquium lecture series at 2:30 p.m. today in 122 Cardwell Hall.
Kansas State University Olathe and Aerotek Scientific have developed a workforce development series for individuals interested in careers in the animal health and food industries.
"Using NVivo for Survey Data, including Social Media Data Extraction and Analysis" will be 2-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at 301 Hale Library. This is the fourth in a series on NVivo 10, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool.
What's the best picture book of 2013? You can help decide at this year's Mock Caldecott.
The last NACADA webinar for the fall semester will be “Developing Intercultural Communication Skills for Academic Advising” at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in Room 227 at the K-State Student Union.
Two recent Kansas State University graduates – Molly Hamm, Shawnee, Kan., and Matt Wolters, Atwood, Kan. – are the recipients of the K-State Alumni Association Student Alumni Board’s 2014 Distinguished Young Alumni Award.