Monday, March 2, 2015
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From the administration
The Office of the Provost announces Jeff Rosen, vice president for accreditation relations at the Higher Learning Commission, will speak at an open session from 2:30-4 p.m. March 5 in the Hemisphere Room at Hale Library.
Needless to say it has been an interesting week in Manhattan, and I am glad we are back in competition today as both of our track and field teams are competing in the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Ames!
Kansas State University is seeking applications from Kansas-based startups to participate in its second Launch a Business program, powered by KS State Bank.
On Tuesday, March 3, the K-State Book Network will sponsor a book launch in honor of the 2015 book selection: Wes Moore’s “The Other Wes Moore.” The launch will begin at 11 a.m. in the K-State Student Union courtyard and conclude by 11:30 a.m.
Join Librarian Jason Reed at 1:30 p.m. today in 407 Hale Library for "Using Zotero," the third workshop in "The Library and Your Research" series.
SafeZone will offer an introductory training session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4 in 113 Leadership Studies Building.
The Faculty Senate of Kansas State University invites you to the spring 2015 open forum from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the K-State Student Union's Little Theatre.
The next Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous, a national program of evening gatherings that bring artists and scientists together for informal presentations and conversation with an audience, will be from 6-9 p.m. March 5 in 114 Willard Hall.
Dan Thomson, Jones professor of veterinary medicine, director of the Beef Cattle Institute and assistant dean of outreach for the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been honored as the 2015 National Beef Quality Assurance Educator of the Year.
Christine Wilson, professor of agricultural economics, recently completed the Food Systems Leadership Institute's executive leadership development program.
Publications and presentations
Linder to deliver keynote address at Australian celebration of Anzac Day, April 24, in Brisbane, Australia
Robert D. Linder, history, was invited to give keynote address at the University of Queensland, Australia, in celebration of Anzac Day, 2015.
David Stone, Pickett professor of history, has published "The Russian Army in the Great War: The Eastern Front, 1914-1917."