Tuesday, December 10, 2013
K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.
From the president
Monthly letter to campus from President Schulz: Sharing key topics from meetings with the campus community
President Schulz shares the top five topics of concern which came from the fall meetings with the campus community: parking, space, faculty and staff concerns, legislative issues and enrollment management.
From the administration
Three candidates will interview for director of internal audit.
The Graduate Student Council is accepting abstracts for the annual K-State Research Forum and is searching for K-State faculty to volunteer as judges for the event.
The upgrade for K-State’s Degree Audit Reporting System, or DARS, is complete and the new features are now available for advisor and student use.
After concluding a national search, the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University is promoting Michael J. Kenney to the position of head of the anatomy and physiology department.
Several students will speak, sing or play musical instruments for their classmates, families and administrators as part of Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14.
The university's international programs office has selected more than 80 students to receive scholarships for international study this winter, spring break and spring semester.
Candidate interview rescheduled for College of Arts and Sciences assistant dean for diversity, recruitment and retention
Today's public presentation and all related events for Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah, the first candidate for the College of Arts and Sciences assistant dean for diversity, recruitment and retention position, has been canceled because of weather.
Myra Gordon will present "The Talented Tenth: Redefining Black Student Leadership" at noon today in the Hemisphere Room at Hale Library.
Jim Richardson, native Kansan and noted photographer for National Geographic magazine, will speak on "Journeys of the Soil" at 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in 1018 Throckmorton Hall.
The 26th annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture will be April 27-29, 2014, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center, in Manhattan.
The School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University has 19 students as its new ambassadors.
K-State adjunct professor Peter Czermak takes on leading role in creating new insect biotechnology center
Peter Czermak, adjunct professor in the department of chemical engineering at K-State , has been selected as one of two co-coordinators for a new $100 million center for insect biotechnology to be housed at Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany.
Publications and presentations
Laura Donnelly, assistant professor of dance in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, presented at the University of New Mexico Mentoring Conference.
Several faculty members from the department of communication studies presented research papers at the National Communication Association Conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 20-23.