Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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From the administration

Letter from A.D. John Currie
Currie discusses homecoming this weekend and updates on volleyball, equestrian, women's tennis, women's golf and basketball.
2015 leadership/management institutes application process open
The Office of the Provost invites applications of faculty members or administrators to attend leadership/management development programs during either summer 2015 or the 2015-2016 academic year, depending on the program dates.
Read full announcement | From Gail Zeak | October 22, 2014

News

Administrators discuss K-State-Australia Fulbright partnership at Australian Embassy
On Tuesday, K-State President Kirk Schulz spoke at the Australian Embassy in Washington, D.C., at a reception hosted by Kim Beazley, the Australian ambassador. The reception honored the 65th anniversary of the Australian-American Fulbright program.
Veterinarian cautions against using unnecessary over-the-counter drugs
If your small dog or cat has discoloration around the eye, be cautious when using over-the-counter medication to clear it up, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian.
Keeping food safe: Prevention better than response
Each year in the United States, about 42,000 cases of salmonella infection are reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Events

K-State sociology professor to discuss social structures, the environment
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Matthew Sanderson, associate professor of sociology at Kansas State University, will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, in 348 Waters Hall.
Purple Masque Theatre presents 'Miss Julie'
Mistress of the house Miss Julie and her servant play a dangerous game of seduction in an effort to relieve themselves of their trapped existences. Using everything in their arsenals from sex to money, the two battle each other in a struggle for power.
Retirement reception for Malley Sisson Oct. 24
Housing and dining services will celebrate the career of administrative dietitian Malley Sisson at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in Jardine Apartments' Frith Community Center.
College of Arts & Sciences hosts Eisenhower Circle Celebration fifth anniversary, honors distinguished alumni
Eisenhower Circle Celebration 5th Anniversary
The College of Arts & Sciences will celebrate the fifth annual Eisenhower Circle Celebration on Thursday, Oct. 23, recognizing student scholars and presenting three alumni awards.
White House weighs in on documentary about Kansas State University's first-generation college students
The premiere of a College of Education documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas that has caught the attention of the White House will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
Fall brings Native American cultural events to campus
Native American artists, performers and events are being featured at Kansas State University this fall through a collaboration by the university's art department, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art and McCain Auditorium.
Bakery Science Club bake sale
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Get excited, this week the Bakery Science Club bake sale specialty item will be homemade pretzels. Pick one up while they last from 3-5 p.m. today in Shellenberger Hall.
Read full announcement | From Cristina | October 22, 2014

Kudos

Veterinary researchers collect awards at regional toxicology meeting
Two researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University were recognized at the annual meeting of the Central States Society of Toxicology in Kansas City on Oct. 17.

Publications and presentations

DePaoli presents in Potsdam, Germany
Screenwriting Conference Program
María-Teresa DePaoli, associate professor of Spanish in the modern languages department, presented work at the Screenwriting Research Network 7th International Conference.
Students attend Engineers Without Borders conference in Panama
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Civil engineering seniors Jennifer Sommerfeld and Noura Saadi attended the American Society of Civil Engineers/Engineers Without Borders' Design Global Engineer conference and workshop in Panama City, Panama, Oct. 4-10.

Human resources/benefits/training

Supervising Students on the Job offered Oct. 30
Supervising Students on the Job, WTD005, will be presented by Shanna Legleiter, learning and development program manager, 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Edwards Hall commons area.
Title IX training offered Oct. 28
Title IX Training, WTD168, will be presented by Ameerah McBride, investigator/deputy Title IX coordinator of institutional equity, from 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the K-State Student Union's Room 226.

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