Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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

News

Kansas State University ready to help applicants with new freshmen admission standards
The six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents — including Kansas State University — are using new qualified admission standards for the class of 2015.
Significant funds available to support faculty publishing in open access journals
Open Access logo
In January 2013, a group of organizations on campus started a fund to financially assist any K-State faculty member or researcher who wanted to publish in open access journals.
K-State Book Network announces student, faculty/staff awards
Johnson's The Ghost Map
The K-State Book Network announces two award opportunities: one for students and one for faculty/staff. Winners of both awards will be recognized at the launch of the 2015 book selection in spring 2015. Entries are due by Dec. 15 to ksbn@k-state.edu.

Events

'Making: Progress' exhibition at Beach Museum features work by university's art students
Art majors at Kansas State University are vying for the chance to have their artwork featured in an upcoming exhibition at the university's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art.
Counseling services mindfulness presentation today
Do you have trouble calming down your mind and relaxing? Come learn ways to work toward a peaceful mind and overall mental wellness at "Quieting Your Mind" from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 13 Leasure Hall.
Study abroad faculty leader workshop Oct. 22
The study abroad office will host the Health, Safety and Policies Workshop from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 22 in 304 Fairchild Hall.
Global women Wikipedia write-in Oct. 22
Rewriting Wikipedia image
The Digital Humanities Center is inviting people to write women into Wikipedia from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Dow Center for Multicultural and Community Studies, 401 Hale Library.
Dodd to discuss literary studies in an age of environmental crisis today
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Elizabeth Dodd, university distinguished professor of English at Kansas State University, will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 231 Ackert Hall.
Adverse childhood experiences presentation Oct. 23
A presentation on the impact of adverse childhood experiences in Kansas and the nation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Flint Hills Room at the K-State Student Union.
Experts to discuss first-generation documentary on KMAN
Wednesday morning two K-State experts will be interviewed on a local radio station to discuss a documentary produced by the College of Education about first-generation college students.

Publications and presentations

Architecture professor conducts workshop at national teaching conference
Mick Charney, associate professor of architecture, conducted the workshop Hint Fiction, Vivid Grammar, and Word Clouds: Jump-Starting the First-Year Writing Imperative at the 21st National Conference on Students in Transition, Oct. 18-20, in Denver.

Gifts

Don Stubbings: I give because___________
I give because: _____
Don Stubbings, K-State Police Department, gives to the All-University Campaign because he likes to be able to see gifts in action.
K-State United Way Campaign update: Another donation, another winner
As of Monday morning, 297 donors have given $55,453 to the K-State United Way Campaign. Don't forget to have your contribution entered in time for next week's drawings on Oct. 27 for the remaining prizes.

Calendar of Events