Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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From the administration
Johnson thanks the K-State Community for a warm welcome and outlines the process she will take to make improvements in K-State systems and serving the men and women of Kansas State University.
Close your eyes and open them. How long does it take you to recognize the location? Now turn your head to the right. Which do you notice first: the center of the scene or the periphery?
The Greater Kansas City area and Johnson County executives and working professionals have expressed an interest in big data applications. In response, K-State Olathe is hosting an application and methodology workshop.
In addition to the university's periodic Shred Day events, departments can securely dispose of paper and electronic media, or e-waste, throughout the year.
The music program in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Kansas State University, has been approved for reaccreditation by the National Association of Schools of Music.
A Kansas State University animal sciences and industry professors looks at a recently proposed rule that would require grocery stores and supermarkets to keep more documentation on ground beef sources.
Kansas State University will welcome Ecuadorian officials on Wednesday, Aug. 6, for a Day of Ecuador.
A sophomore in Kansas State University's College of Arts & Sciences has been selected as a Cargill Global Scholar for the 2014 academic year.
Steven Dandaneau, vice provost for undergraduate studies, has been elected to the governing board of The Reinvention Center, the leading national organization of vice provosts for undergraduate education at research universities.
Marilyn Kaff, associate professor of special education, counseling and affairs, has received a 2014 Literacy Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Publications and presentations
Architectural engineering and construction science department hosted Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education Conference
The architectural engineering and construction science department hosted a conference from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, to discuss how these high school educators can prepare their students better for a postsecondary education.
The Kansas State University APDesign landscape architecture/regional & community planning department's summer 2014 alumni e-newsletter is available.
Totally Tutoring is a collaboration of tutoring services at Kansas State University, which helps K-State tutors maintain their tutoring skills at a high level by providing workshops and lectures on tutoring.