Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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From the administration
The search committee for the vice president for human capital has invited four candidates for on-campus interviews. Our first candidate is Loretta "Lori" Lamb who will be on campus Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25.
Improving the safety on college campuses is an important concern for the Big 12 Conference.
Four Kansas State University members received top military honors for their public service to Fort Riley and its soldiers at an awards ceremony April 14 at the K-State Alumni Center.
The recent late cold snap could mean less fruit this year.
Reminder of the creation of the Faculty Senate Professional Staff Affairs Committee.
At Higginbotham Gate, a new flag waves proudly under the American flag, acknowledging that Kansas State University is now a recognized Tree Campus USA.
The Invested Faculty group will meet at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the Hemisphere Room of Hale Library. Ward Morgan, CEO of CivicPlus, will discuss his company and the downtown Manhattan development.
The second Using Word to Write open session is from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the west end of the K-State InfoCommons. Graduate students, faculty and other K-State writers who want to learn more about Microsoft Word are welcome to drop by any time.
Md. Abdus Salam, principal scientific officer of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, will give a public lecture at 3:30 p.m. Friday April 25, in 132 Seaton Hall.
The KSU Social Club is sponsoring an event at the Manhattan Sunset Zoo from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 27.
The Bakery Science Club bake sale is from 3-5 p.m. today in Shellenberger Hall. Pick up fresh-baked monster or chocolate chip cookies, artisan breads and our specialty of the week, banana bread.
Inspired by the highly successful Last Lecture given by a Carnegie Mellon professor in 2007, Kansas State University Salina will present its own lecture series by the same name debuting on Monday, April 28.
Grading in iSIS training sessions are now available for K-State employees who enter student grades. You can register for a session is HRIS self service. Two training sessions are offered April 30 and May 1. Both sessions are in 9 Fairchild Hall.
The Hort Club's annual Bedding Plant Sale is still underway and a wide variety of plants are still available to liven up your landscapes.
Entomology doctoral student Shelly Wiggam, co-advised by Greg Zolnerowich and Brian McCornack, was awarded first place in the doctoral oral presentation category at the 67th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Range Management in Orlando.
Eight graduating Kansas State University students will be recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for their outstanding academics, leadership, inspiration and service at an awards luncheon today at the K-State Alumni Center.
Work by students from Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, for the annual Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition is on display in the Chang Gallery at Seaton Hall through Friday, May 2.
Publications and presentations
Eugene "Gene" Russell, professor emeritus of civil engineering, presented the opening key note address at the fourth International Conference on roundabouts April 15-18 in Seattle.
The spring 2014 issue of the Johnson Cancer Research Center Newsletter is now available. Featured are faculty and student achievements, winners of center awards, photos of the undergraduate Cancer Research Awards Banquet, and upcoming activities.