Sunday, July 5, 2015

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

From the vice president for research

RSCAD Momentum
The National Science Foundation's Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or S-STEM, program provides funds to enable low-income, academically talented students to enter the workforce or begin graduate study in STEM fields.

News

Electric vehicle charging stations at K-State Olathe
First use of K-State Olathe's EVCS
Electric vehicle charging stations, or EVCS, have recently been installed and activated at K-State Olathe. Olathe resident Greg Orman helped commemorate the occasion serving as K-State's first user.

Events

Director of environmental health and safety candidates open presentations
Two candidates for director of environmental health and safety will discuss best practices for creating a strong safety culture at K-State during presentations open to the campus community on July 7 and July 10.

Kudos

Kays receives Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship
Reagan Kays, a May 2015 Kansas State University graduate, has received a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship to study agriculture, business and public policy law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.

Safety

National Safety Month: Slips, trips and falls
June is National Safety Month. This article is the final article on our focus on reducing leading causes of injury at work, in our home and communities. Slips, trips and falls are the most common and preventable workplace incident.

Maintenance

Service interruption: Willard Hall steam
The Willard Hall's steam will be shutoff from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 6, so contractors can tie in a new air unit.

Volunteer opportunities

Participants wanted for consumer studies
The Sensory Analysis Center at Kansas State University is currently recruiting participants interested in sharing their opinions in ongoing consumer studies.