Friday, October 31, 2014

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

From the president

Letter to the university from President Schulz
President Schulz discusses K-State's fundraising success and the meaningful way K-Staters influence lives.
Reminder from President Schulz about university policy
Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz reminds faculty and staff about university policy concerning political activities.

From the administration

Update on North Campus Corridor Master Plan
Following the public on-campus presentations from four planning and architecture firms on Sept. 11, the North Campus Corridor Master Plan Task Force selected Perkins+Will as the consultant for this process.
Read full announcement | From Ruth Dyer | October 31, 2014

Events

Shatter the Silence lunch hour: Community dialogue on sexual violence
The Center for Advocacy Response and Education, or CARE, will host the second Shatter the Silence lunch hour of the year from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in 206 Holton Hall. The event is open to all K-Staters.
Wildcat recycling for game day
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Let's support the Kansas State Wildcats and the K-State recycling department with game day recycling. Please place all plastics No. 1-7, aluminum cans, paper and glass in the purple recycle bags.
Game day refreshments at the Beach Museum of Art
Join us at the Beach Museum of Art for complimentary game day refreshments. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free admission and parking.
Make this weekend a Wildcat Weekend
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Make this weekend a Wildcat weekend and attend both the K-State volleyball match and K-State football game.
Annual high school programming contest Nov. 5 at Kansas State University
More than 260 students from nearly 30 Kansas high schools will participate in the 23rd annual High School Programming Contest at Kansas State University.
Leadership Appreciation Reception Nov. 3
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Blue Key Senior Honorary and the Office of Student Activities and Services announces this year's Leadership Appreciation Reception from 4-5:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at the Kansas State Alumni Center in Banquet Room B.
Ecological Genomics Institute hosts 12th annual International Symposium
The Kansas State University Ecological Genomics Institute will host its 12th annual symposium Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 at the Marriott County Club Plaza in Kansas City.
Oz to Oz: Australian scholar on the US, Australia, Asian security
Head Shot Peter Dean
Peter Dean, a professor at the Australian National University, will visit Kansas State University Nov. 4-5.

Kudos

Randall Stuewe 18th inductee of College of Business Administration's Business Leaders Hall of Fame
Randall Stuewe, the chairman and CEO of Darling International Inc., has been honored with the Distinguished Business Leader Award from the Kansas State University College of Business Administration.
First Kansas volunteer inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame
Marilyn Pence Galle delivers her award acceptance speech as one of 14 inductees to the 2014 National 4-H Hall of Fame. She is the first volunteer from Kansas to be awarded this honor.
Marilyn Pence Galle was one of 14 inductees from across the country recognized by the National 4-H Hall of Fame this year.

Publications and presentations

Geological Society of America annual meeting presentations
The following are the presentations from the geology department students and faculty at the Geological Society of America Meeting, Oct. 19-22, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.