Friday, April 28, 2017
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News and research
Horticulture students are planting a series of trees this week in honor of Arbor Day and Kansas State University President Richard B. Myers.
Susan Yelich Biniecki is the first faculty member in the College of Education to receive an ERASMUS+ grant from the European Commission. She and University of Opole colleague Marzanna Pogorzelska each presented workshops at each other's institutions.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit has affirmed a previous National Science Foundation decision, ruling that former Kansas State University researcher Joseph Craine is not a whistleblower under federal law.
Today, Logan Stacer, junior in communication studies, will perform his original poem "What Makes Family" at the inauguration of Richard B. Myers as Kansas State University's 14th president.
K-State Green Week is celebrating Arbor Day with free tree seedlings, flowers and other giveaways at noon today in Bosco Student Plaza.
Bring the whole family to the Beach Museum of Art for an afternoon of gallery activities and art projects from 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, April 29.
Student Spotlight is an informal dance concert for student work, works in progress, and class projects. The dance concert will be at 6 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall. Admission is free.
The K-State Bands will present concerts at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at All Faiths Chapel. Admission is free for both performances.
Housing and Dining Services has teamed up with the KSU Foundation to conduct a housing market study for Kansas State University.
K-State will host the North American Drama Therapy Association's Central Region conference April 29-30 in the Purple Masque Theatre.
Victor Sadras, noted ecophysiologist with the Australian Research and Development Institute and Government of South Australia, will present at the 33rd annual Elmer G. Heyne Crop Science Lecture at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, in 1018 Throckmorton Hall.
Kudos, publications and presentations
The political science department hosted its annual recognition reception April 21. Family members, guests, donors and faculty members attended the event and celebrated our students' academic achievements.
Human resources, benefits and training
Enroll in voluntary benefits today. The open enrollment period for the Teachers and Employees Association benefits through The Hartford ends today.
Learn how K-State international recruiters travel worldwide for weeks at a time, sharing information about the benefits of K-State to thousands of potential students and family members.