Thursday, December 18, 2014
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From the administration
The end of the fall semester is quickly approaching and here is a reminder to faculty and staff of the university activity during the holiday break. The university will close its normal operations beginning all day Dec. 24 through Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.
It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
The National Academy of Inventors is honoring Karen Burg, Kansas State University's vice president for research, for her leadership and innovation in bioengineering research.
Instructors who taught fall courses in K-State Online powered by Canvas can copy final grades from Canvas to iSIS.
Kansas State University student chapters of both the Associated General Contractors of America and Habitat for Humanity are tag-teaming to construct low-income housing, Jan. 11-18, 2015, in Mobile, Alabama.
K-State Today, the university's daily e-newsletter, will be on hiatus while the university is closed, Dec. 24 through Jan. 2, 2015. Any submissions for the Jan. 5 issue will need to be submitted by noon Dec. 23.
Jake Pritchard, a December 2014 bachelor's graduate in finance with a minor in economics and integrated investment management, Valley Center, is the Kansas State University College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior in Business for fall 2014.
New administrative assistant selected for the Office of Vice President for Administration and Finance
Tara Pfaff has been selected as the administrative assistant in the Office of Vice President for Administration and Finance. Pfaff’s appointment was effective Dec. 15.
Read about cancer-fighting compounds recently patented in the college, watch a video about our fall teaching award recipients and learn about the FMD study by epidemiologist Mike Sanderson. All this and more in the December Lifelines.