Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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The 2015 Kansas Legislature adjourned Sine Die on Friday, June 26, which was the ceremonial end to a 114-day legislative session. The focus for the entire legislative session was on the state budget and revenues.
A federal program that helps feed hungry children in the summer is not being used as well as it should be in Kansas — and that concerns a Kansas State University nutritionist.
Do you know someone with a great story of how philanthropy has helped them achieve their dreams? We're looking for examples of how philanthropy benefits students and faculty.
Attendees from more than 60 companies attended an open house at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina on June 24. The event celebrated the center's research and education opportunities as well as Salina's rich history of handling bulk solids.
K-State has become an official carrier of tKN, the Knowledge Network, on Wildcat Cable channel 24.
The Manhattan Municipal Band continues its Summer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. today at the Larry Norvell Band Shell in Manhattan City Park. The band also will give a special Independence Day Concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4, in City Park.
Sabri Ciftci has been appointed the Michael W. Suleiman chair in Arab and Arab-American studies in the College of Arts & Sciences' political science department.
Publications and presentations
Gurpreet Singh, associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering, has written a spotlight article for the Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center.
Kansas State University professor of marketing Swinder Janda recently had a paper accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Psychology & Marketing.
The second Big 12 Teaching and Learning Conference will be July 30-31 at Oklahoma State University. Eight K-State faculty members and two graduate students have been selected to present.
Every month, updates and new features are added to K-State Online powered by Canvas. This month, we have a new feature that will give instructors the ability to excuse an assignment in the Gradebook.
The domestic hot water on the west side of Waters Hall will be turned off from 7:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, for preventive maintenance.
The domestic hot water in the Waters Annex will be turned off from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, for preventive maintenance.
The domestic hot water in King Hall will be turned off from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 2, for preventative maintenance.
Beginning July 1, K‐State will implement a comprehensive sexual violence prevention and education program for all students of the K‐State community.