Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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The Media Development Center in 213 Hale Library will have reduced hours during K-State spring break 2014.
David Everitt, retired president of John Deere’s Agriculture and Turf Division, will present "Combining business objectives, appropriate technology and social support programs to help feed a hungry world" at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in Fiedler Hall.
An overview of the Electronic Theses, Dissertations and Reports program, or ETDR, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 12, in Room 206 of the K-State Student Union.
David Pickering, assistant professor of music, will perform a faculty organ recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in All Faiths Chapel.
Kansas State University's Teaching & Learning Center and the office of the president present Spotlight K-State 2014, "Innovative Ideas, Shared in Meaningful Ways."
A Zoom videconference with Aaron Gray, University of Missouri, is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. March 12 in 124 Bluemont Hall.
K-State undergraduate and graduate students conducting energy-related research are encouraged to submit their abstract to the Center for Sustainable Energy by Friday, March 14, to present at the Center for Sustainable Energy Symposium on April 9-10.
The Division of Biology will host Mario Cohn-Haft, staff scientist and curator of birds at the Brazilian National Institute for Research in the Amazon, at 4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in 221 Ackert Hall.
Jessica Canfield is creating a garden half the size of a basketball court without planting a single flower, shrub or seed of grass.
Phi Zeta Research Day shines a spotlight on the research efforts of graduate students working toward Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Master of Science, Master of Public Health and/or doctoral degrees at the university's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Eugene Russell, professor emeritus of civil engineering, organized a two-hour Transportation Research Board webinar, "Accommodating Large Trucks at Roundabouts: Concerns and Some Solutions."
The Kiowa County Media Center named its media studios and remote production trailer the Biles-Utech Media Studios after Bert Biles, executive producer emeritus, and Brandon Utech, system analyst.
The testing of the Willard Hall fire alarm system that was scheduled for March 19 has been canceled. If the fire alarm goes off on Wednesday, March 19, it's a real alarm.
Cancer survivors ages 35-65 who are not currently receiving cancer treatment — last treatment within five years — are needed to participate in a one-month exercise program.