Sunday, August 30, 2015

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From the administration

Letter from the vice provost for undergraduate studies
The vice provost for undergraduate studies provides the first quarterly update for the 2015-16 academic year, highlighting progress in the areas of advising, first-year programs, first-generation student success and strategic enrollment management.

News

A message from Coach Snyder
Just a brief note of gratitude once again for all you have meant to Kansas State University and your football program.

From the Office of General Counsel

August Legal Briefings newsletter released online
The Office of the General Counsel's Legal Briefings newsletter includes information about fair use of copyrighted works, office resources and a launch of a new seminar series.

Events

President Schulz to deliver State of the University Address
The Faculty Senate of Kansas State University invites you to the 2015 State of the University address.
Lunchtime rock climbing this semester on Fridays
Climbing for lunch
Rec Services will offer staffed rock climbing hours from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this semester on Fridays.
Karen Large performs jazz-inspired flute recital Sunday
Karen Large, assistant professor of music, will perform a recital of jazz-inspired flute music with Amanda Arrington, piano, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, in All Faiths Chapel Auditorium. This event is free to the public.
Student research into 'Things That Speak' on exhibit in Justin Hall
A banyan or man's housecoat ca 1900
A mourning cummerbund, a Navajo dress, a 1900 banyan and a Whig's defeat quilt are part of a student research exhibit called "Things That Speak" now on display in the College of Human Ecology's Justin Hall.
Ice cream social, Purple Masque Theatre grand opening today
Purple Masque Theatre
Join the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance for a universitywide ice cream social at 5:30 p.m. today for the grand opening of the Purple Masque Theatre in West Stadium.

Kudos

JMC students recognized as finalists in South Central Broadcast Society awards
The South Central Broadcast Society has recognized six students from the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications as finalists in their annual audio and video competition.
Anthropology professor published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology
Marta Alfonso-Durruty published an article in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. The original research was funded by K-State's University Small Research Grants and Faculty Development Awards.

New hires/exits

Doug Ackley retires from the Division of Financial Services
There will be a retirement reception for Doug Ackley from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, in the Flint Hills Room of the K-State Student Union.