Sunday, March 9, 2014
K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.
From the administration
This is a reminder that the All-University Open House will be Saturday, April 5. Classes that start at 2:30 p.m. or later on Friday, April 4, are canceled except in instances where such an occurrence would not be feasible.
Kansas State University will host its first two Fulbright scholars, from Perth, Australia, beginning this summer.
The Graduate Student Council Research Forums Committee invites all K-State students, faculty and staff to attend the 19th annual K-State Research Forum, Wednesday, March 26, on the second floor of the K-State Student Union.
The K-State Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony will present a concert at 3 p.m Sunday in McCain Auditorium.
An opening reception for "Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature" will be from 5-7 p.m. March 7 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. A cash bar will be available.
Fans of Harry Potter, music and reading are invited to the Hallows and Horcruxes Ball 7: A Wizard Rock Concert for Literacy, on Saturday, March 8.
Pins for Paws is a bowling fundraiser on Saturday, March 8, at the K-State Student Union bowling alley for 4 Paws Rescue of Kansas. Check-in is at 9:30 a.m. with bowling starting at 10 a.m. It's $15 per person — includes shoe rental and two games.
Clotilde Benitez, professor and head of the human ecology department at the National University of Asuncion in Paraguay, will give the keynote address Saturday at the meeting of Kansas Paraguay Partners at Kansas State University.
Graduate students from the agronomy department swept all three top awards in the poster competition at the 2014 Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference in Denver, March 4-5.
Shelly Wiggam, doctoral student in entomology, co-advised by Greg Zolnerowich and Brian McCornack, won best student oral presentation at the recent Kansas Natural Resources Conference Jan. 30-31 in Wichita.
Publications and presentations
Four students in interior architecture & product design had the opportunity to share their design insight with college counselors from around the state of Kansas.
I'm looking for volunteers to help with our third Electronic Waste Collection Day, March 29, in the parking lot west of Memorial Stadium.
Kansas State University students have elected Charles "Reagan" Kays, senior in agribusiness, Weir, as student body president. Cody Kennedy, junior in secondary education and mathematics, Phillipsburg, will serve as student body vice president.