Sunday, May 26, 2013
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From the provost
Another May, another semester, another set of wonderful commencements.
It's not just humans who can suffer after traumatic events like the recent Oklahoma tornadoes.
The Campus Master Plan Open Forum will be from 1:30–2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom.
Cheryl Collins, director of the Riley County Historical Society, will present the lecture "May the Circle be Unbroken: K-Staters in Sunset Cemetery" from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Manhattan's Sunset Cemetery.
Registration is still open for the Conference on Higher Education Computing in Kansas, May 29-30, at Pittsburg. The event is for those in higher education and provides 21 sessions covering new technologies, issues and IT services.
Kimberly Kirkpatrick has been selected as an associate editor for the journal Behavioral Processes.
A Kansas State University professor is being recognized for career and research excellence.
Kansas State University's Lafene Health Center presented its 2013 Outstanding Student Leadership Awards to Danica Pelzel, May 2013 graduate in dietetics and kinesiology, Larned, and Jordan Edmunds, junior in dietetics, Manhattan.
Publications and presentations
Linda Thurston co-authored an article with five colleagues titled "Is the Medium Really the Message? A Comparison of Face-to-Face, Telephone and Internet Focus Group Venues."
A state legislative proposal surfaced that if passed will have a seriously negative impact and many lasting effects to Kansas State University, the College of Agriculture, all of our K-State Research and Extension activities, and to the economy of Kansas.
The Division of Financial Services has issued the Purchasing Post for May 2013.