Friday, February 5, 2016
K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.
From the administration
This week's short film segment provides great advice for first-gen students.
New advertising opportunity available for colleges/departments/units in the official K-State Visitors Guide
The Division of Communications and Marketing is in the beginning stages of creating the first official K-State Visitors Guide, a publication that will offer advertising/promotional opportunities for colleges, divisions, units and departments.
Playing board games can provide benefits to families and friends in ways that go beyond the activity itself, and in different ways than video games can.
The Manhattan and Konza Rotary clubs request nominations for Rotary Peace Fellowships, offering a master's degree or a Professional Development Certificate in peace and conflict resolution. Fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board and more.
The Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows program is seeking applicants for the class of 2016. This leadership development program is open to all K-State students entering their final year as an undergraduate student during the 2016-2017 academic year.
Coach Weber and the Wildcats host Oklahoma at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, in Bramlage Coliseum.
The Kansas State Horticulture Club valentine's rose sale will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in the lobby of Throckmorton Hall.
Students, faculty and staff can attend hands-on multimedia workshops from Feb. 9 to March 29. They are offered each semester by the Media Development Center. No enrollment is needed; just stop by 213 Hale Library at the times/dates listed.
F. Gregory Gause III, Texas A&M University, will present his lecture, "The New Middle East Cold War," from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in the K-State Alumni Center Tadtman Boardroom.
Kudos/ publications/ presentations
Thomas Mueller, research assistant professor of biology, is a co-author of "Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development: A Tool for Molecular Neurogenetics – Second Edition," published by Elsevier Publishing Co.
Eleven students from the department of computing and information sciences in the College of Engineering attended the 2016 CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service career fair Jan. 12-14 in Arlington, Virginia.
Mustaque Hossain, professor of civil engineering, has been chosen by the directors of the Expanded Shale, Clay and Slate Institute to receive the 2016 Frank G. Erskine Award for his outstanding contributions to the use of lightweight aggregate.
The first in a series of profiles about the directors of K-State's Human Capital Services, meet Alma Deutsch, director of the Resource Center and Operations. Learn about what Deutsch and her team are doing for K-Staters.
HealthQuest has got you covered with different tips and resources on how to keep your heart healthy in their February newsletter.
Radiation safety training is required annually for all those working around radioactive materials. Registration is not required. All sessions will be conducted in the Edwards Hall basement training room.