Friday, March 6, 2015

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From the administration

Updates on recommended budget cuts
Yesterday, the Senate Ways and Means Committee passed the subcommittee report recommending budget cuts for Fiscal Years 2016 and 2017 for Kansas State University.

News

Nutritionist shares how to shop inexpensively without compromising nutrition
A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist.
NBAF construction projected for May, to be completed in 2020
Construction on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF, is projected to begin in May and will be completed in December 2020.
First issue of undergraduate interdisciplinary journal published
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The inaugural issue of Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship is now available. The journal is accepting submissions for future issues.
New eight-week courses starting soon at UFM
If you still need a credit hour to achieve full-time status, UFM Recreational and Lifetime Fitness classes have enrollment spaces open for the second set of eight-week classes.
Hurtig, Tinker new Kansas State University Student Governing Association leaders
Kansas State University students have elected Andrew Hurtig, junior in accounting and finance, Wichita, as student body president, and Joseph Tinker, junior in psychology with a minor in business, Overland Park, as student body vice president.

Events

SafeZone advanced training: Empowered Allies
SafeZone will offer an advanced training session, Empowered Allies, from 11 a.m. to noon March 10 in 123 Leadership Studies Building.
Don't Left Shark it: Mock interview event for postdocs
Postdocs will have the opportunity to participate in mock interviews with professionals from the community and receive feedback on how they can improve their skills to ensure future interviewing success in industry, government and academic positions.
Free symposium to focus on military-connected learners
The College of Education will host the second symposium for K-16 military-connected learners at Fort Riley next week.
Next meeting of Adolescents and Adults with Autism Support Group
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The next meeting of the Adolescents and Adults with Autism Support Group, organized by the Student Access Center and the communication sciences and disorders program at K-State, is from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10.
Renowned author David Abram, acclaimed artist Lauren Bon to speak March 24, 25
Author David Abram and Artist Lauren Bon
David Abram, cultural ecologist and geophilosopher, will speak on "Climate, Culture, and the Commonwealth of Breath," March 24 and Lauren Bon, artist and founder of Metabolic Studio, will speak on "The Intermountain West and Beyond," March 25.

Kudos

University Advising Committee announces spring grant recipients
The University Advising Committee announces the recipients of its spring semester Professional Development Grants.

Publications and presentations

Rosa Terlazzo to present at KU
Rosa Terlazzo, professor of philosophy, will present "Do we have a duty to resist oppression that benefits us?" to the University of Kansas philosophy department on Tuesday, March 10, in Lawrence.

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