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K-State Today

Monday, August 29, 2016

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

Business Administration Building

Lights in the College of Business Administration building

News and research

What commercial use of small UAS within the national airspace means to K-State
New FAA rules for small unmanned aerial systems for commercial operators will go into effect on Aug. 29. Kansas State University Polytechnic can help sUAS operators understand the changes and how to comply with the new rule.

Events

Pink power: Johnson Cancer Research Center's breast cancer awareness luncheon Oct. 21
Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the seventh annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave.
College of Arts & Sciences welcomes new faculty
The College of Arts & Sciences will greet new faculty at its annual New Faculty Welcome and Faculty Social at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in the K-State Alumni Center's Purple Pride Room.
Vernon Larson Lecture on Monday, Aug. 29, to celebrate 60 years of international agriculture at K-State
Join the Office of International Programs for the first Vernon Larson Lecture of the fall semester from 3-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall.
Mock interviews to be offered in September for all majors
Sign up now through Sept. 12 via your Career Center account to meet with employers from 18 companies offering 185 mock interview times at the Berney Family Welcome Center.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Michael Wesch's Life101.audio featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed
Michael Wesch, associate professor of sociology, anthropology and social work, was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Ed for his project, Life101.audio, a podcast about life in college.

Human resources, benefits and training

Week one of the Movement Challenge is almost complete
The movement challenge is underway! If you are participating, you may have a few questions. If you aren't, it's not too late to join in.

University life

Management information system students receive laptop computers to use in program
Ninety-eight students in the College of Business Administration's management information systems program were issued a laptop computer for their coursework.