Friday, August 1, 2014

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From the administration

Letter from vice president for human capital: Hiring for centers of excellence positions
From the 2012 AON Hewitt assessment recommendation, Human Capital Services is in the process of organizing a multiposition search to create centers of excellence team. To review these positions, a poster board session will be from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 6.

Research

Study finds benefits to burning Flint Hills prairie in fall and winter
Kansas State University researchers have completed a 20-year study that looks at the consequences of burning Flint Hills prairie at different times of the year.

News

Kansas State University makes significant infrastructure improvements as part of K-State 2025 plan
Revitalizing Kansas State University's building infrastructure will continue to be a common theme during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Events

K-State Online: Additional Canvas overview training dates available
Canvas
Additional Canvas training dates have been added. Information technology services is offering instructors the opportunity to learn more about the rich features of the new learning management system with Canvas overview training.

Kudos

Entomologist Zhu named fellow of Entomological Society of America
Entomology professor Kun Yan Zhu
Entomology professor Kun Yan Zhu was named a fellow of the Entomological Society of America, the world's largest professional organization in Entomology with nearly 7,000 members.

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