Friday, March 7, 2014
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The Oz to Oz program will bring Australian academics to visit one of the K-State campuses and will allow K-State faculty to visit Australia to work with their colleagues overseas.
Kansas State University is granting sabbatical leave to 47 faculty members during the 2014-2015 school year. The purpose and length of each leave varies, with some faculty members using the time for research projects in the U.S. or internationally.
Kansas State University's Black Student Union has been awarded the Clarence Wine Award for Outstanding Big 12 Council of the Year for the seventh time in the past nine years.
Diane Mason, clinical associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been selected to throw out the first pitch at the 2014 K-State baseball home opener as part of Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day.
Allan Hastings, professor of interior architecture & product design at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, will feature the accomplishments of the IAPD Transportation Design class at the Kansas City Auto Show.
Kansas State University alumni have demonstrated again why they are regarded to be among the most loyal graduates in the nation. Based on recent data, K-State ranked No. 1 in the Big 12 for the percentage of graduates who are alumni association members.
Don't forget to vote for your Classified Senate representative. Elections are going on electronically through March 15.
University voice assistant professor Patricia Thompson will be singing jazz standards with the Thundering Cats Big Band, under the direction of Fred Burrack. This concert will be at 7:30 p.m. March 6 in All Faiths Chapel.
The Beach Museum of Art and the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance's music program present a performance featuring students from the clarinet studio at 6:30 p.m. March 6 at the Beach Museum.
James Gill, St. Louis University, will present "Distributional Limits, Doubling Metric Spaces, and a Lemma" as part of the mathematics department Colloquium lecture series at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in 122 Cardwell Hall.
The landscape architecture/regional & community planning department will host Michael Bouchard through its colloquium series at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in 106C Seaton Hall.
Circolo italiano will hold a Carnevale Party, at 6 p.m. Friday, March 7, in Room 204 of the K-State Student Union.
QSR International will give a webinar training presentation on "Working with Documents and Managing NVivo Projects" 2-4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Hale 301. The presenter is Cynthia Jacobs of QSR International. All are welcome to attend. No RSVP required.
Judy Anderson, candidate for the director of institutional equity, will interview at an open forum from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the K-State Student Union Little Theater.
The art department announces an MFA thesis exhibition "From Bone & Marrow Spring Life," which opened in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery in Willard Hall on Monday, March 3.
Raju Datla, senior research officer at the Plant Biotechnology Institute, will present "Genomics of Seed Development and Metabolism: Challenges and Opportunities in Crop Plants" at 3:45 p.m. March 6 in 4013 Throckmorton Hall.
Kansas State University has nominated four students for the 2014 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The nominees are Thuy Cao, Garden City; Max Goering, McPherson; Brendan Heffernan, Olathe; and Christine Spartz, Ellington, Conn.
Publications and presentations
Major David Oakley, an Army officer and doctoral candidate in the security studies program, published the article "Adapting to Change: Strategic Turning Points and the CIA/DoD Relationship," in the InterAgency Journal.
Read the latest edition of the Division of Facilities FM News.
Researchers Debra Burnett and Ann Smit, FSHS, are looking for participants for a research study in the age range of 2-6 years of age.