Monday, March 10, 2014
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From the administration
The offices of the president and provost announce that the All-University Awards ceremony will be from 3-5 p.m. May 5 in the Alumni Center Ballroom.
Parking services will install new equipment in the parking garage during spring break that will mean quicker, more convenient garage access and improved traffic flow.
American Association of University Women nontraditional student scholarships for women; application deadline is April 1
The Manhattan Branch of the American Association of University Women has three $1,000 scholarships available for nontraditional female students attending Kansas State University on the Manhattan, Salina or Olathe campuses.
The League of Women Voters of Riley County Stella Harriss Scholarship Fund will offer one $500 scholarship for the fall 2014 semester. Deadline is March 19.
The counselors and directors for Wildcat Warm-up have been selected.
K-State researcher to discuss conservation biology, biodiversity for students of natural resources and environmental sciences
Kimberly With, professor of biology and director of the Laboratory for Landscape and Conservation Ecology at Kansas State University, will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 11, in the Little Theater at the K-State Student Union.
Recreational services is collecting nonperishable food items March 10-31 for donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket.
The K-State Chamber Winds, Concert Band and K-State University Bands will present a special performance tonight at 7:30 p.m. in McCain Auditorium. Admission is free.
Presentation of 'Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds'
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, poet laureate of Kansas from 2008-2013, will present about her book, "Needle in the Bone: How a Holocaust Survivor and Polish Resistance Fighter Beat the Odds," from 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, at Meadowlark Hills Community Room
Auditions will be held from 3-5 p.m. Friday, April 18, in Nichols Hall studio 026. Audition guidelines can be found online.
An industry that normally shines in New York or Los Angeles, digital media is now garnering attention and buzz in the state of Kansas.
What do students think would be the ideal design for a place where all members of the Kansas State University could come together and share or express ideas while respecting another's culture, race, creed, gender or orientation?
Several K-State students have been selected as orientation leaders for the summer orientation and enrollment program, assisting new students and their families.
The K-State chapter of Club Managers Association of America won its category in the student Idea Fair contest, which was in conjunction with the recent World Conference on Club Management in Florida.
Publications and presentations
Several students and faculty in the College of Human Ecology gave oral presentations recently at the 19th annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism in Houston.
Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design again have risen to the challenge of the K-State Launch Business Idea Competition. This year, 10 APDesign students registered for the competition.
The Mel and Marsha Stout Faculty Fellowship in Landscape Architecture will support faculty who promote "design as evident" in all aspects of research, teaching and practice.
The Employee Assistance Program Webinar workshop provides an overview of safe and effective strategies to improve overall fitness through manageable changes in diet and exercise.
Do you know a K-State student who has overcome unusual obstacles and has been able to succeed in their educational pursuits? If so, nominate him or her for the Extraordinary Student Award.