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K-State Today

Friday, August 18, 2017

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

Glasses

Focused in Friday: President Richard Myers reminds K-Staters to use their K-State eclipse glasses on Monday, Aug. 21, if they look at the sun.

Events

Celebrate Great American Eclipse Aug. 21 with K-State, wear protective eyewear
Celebrate the Great American Eclipse with K-State on Monday, Aug. 21, and make sure to wear proper eyewear while viewing the eclipse.
Union Dining during move-in
union logo
The K-State Student Union will have several dining options open for students and families on move-in day, Saturday, Aug. 19.
K-State Proud social Aug. 20
K-State Proud kicks off the 2017-2018 campaign at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, with the annual K-State Proud social at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Wings & Swing presented by Relevate Aug. 19
Relevate, a research team at K-State dedicated to spreading relationship science, will host Wings & Swing from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Houston Street Ballroom.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Steward named fellow of professional engineering society
David Steward
David Steward, professor of civil engineering at Kansas State University, has been named to fellow status by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Horticulture student and faculty recognized by Perennial Plant Association
Chad Miller, associate professor of horticulture, and Megan Haresnape, undergraduate student, recently attended the annual Perennial Plant Association conference in Denver. Miller received the Academic Award and Haresnape received a $1,000 scholarship.