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K-State Today

Thursday, February 23, 2017

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

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From the administration

Multicultural Center planning group appointed
Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason and Vice President Pat Bosco have appointed the Multicultural Center planning group.
From the VP for research: RSCAD Momentum
VPR Dorhout writes about the Research Showcase — register by March 1! — and how to RAMP up safety, plus find announcements and events, funding and training opportunities, trending topics, and an RSCAD Spotlight from the College of Business Administration.

News and research

Summer School Advisory Council funds new summer programs through RFP process
After reviewing proposal requests for new summer programs, Kansas State University's Summer School Advisory Council has approved funding for three programs for K-State Summer 2017.

Events

Sensory research, techniques are focus of Petfood Innovation Workshop in April
On April 3, K-State Olathe is hosting the Petfood Innovation Workshop. This year's theme is "Taste of Pet Food's Future" and looks at how sensory research is combined with pet food ingredients and production techniques.
Speaker Jed Dunham presents 'The Veterinarian's War: Lieutenant Harry Hunt in the World War'
Founder of the 48 Fallen 48 Found Project, freelance writer Jed Dunham's presentation in conjunction with the exhibition "Kansas Veterinarian at Work: A Portrait by Tom Mohr" will be at 5:30 p.m. today at the Beach Museum of Art.
Read full announcement | From Jui Mhatre | February 23, 2017
K-State professor to discuss the environmental consequences of fiber manufacturing and apparel care
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Kim Hiller will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in 328 Waters Hall. Hiller will provide an overview of the environmental consequences of apparel, from fiber manufacturing to consumer care.
Mathematics Colloquium Lecture Feb. 23
Alex Zupan, University of Nebraska, will present "The Andrews-Curtis Conjecture and the Topology of the 4-Sphere" as part of the Mathematics Department Colloquium Lecture series at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in 122 Cardwell Hall.

Human resources, benefits and training

'Form I-9 Basics and Compliance' session scheduled for March 7
"Form I-9 Basics and Compliance" will be offered from 9:30-11 a.m. March 7 in the Edwards Hall commons area.