Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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The Bluemont Bell was cast and donated to Bluemont College by Joseph Ingalls in 1861 to call students to class.
From the administration
Coach Bill Snyder writes a message of appreciation to K-State faculty and staff.
News and research
"Kansas State has been so instrumental in our success, and we wanted future K-State students to enjoy a similar experience." — Vern and Joan Herbel
Farmers, ranchers, food processors, banks and other industries are looking at ways they can use blockchain technology to improve processes and traceability.
During finals week, the Noontime Yoga group will meet from 12:05-12:50 p.m. Monday through Friday in 301 Ahearn Field House.
Brooke Dechant is the new events assistant at the Kansas State University Olathe campus. She will help book and plan events, coordinate logistics, organize catering deliveries and more.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Veterinary student Cassandra Kroncke placed in the veterinary division of the annual Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Assessment Contest at Colorado State University. Professor Abbie Viscardi accompanied students to the contest.
Carlos Castellanos, assistant professor in the art department's digital/experimental media program, has been awarded a residency at the Asia Cultural Center in Gwangju, South Korea.
Updates to Canvas were released on Dec. 8. This month's updates include HTML5 Media Recorder update, Navigation Home Link Menu Removal and Anonymous Moderated Marking Audit Trail.
Instructors can copy their final grades from Canvas to KSIS with the Copy Grades to KSIS tool located in the left-hand navigation of each course in Canvas. Grades for the fall 2018 term are due by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18.
The chemistry storeroom will have special hours this week.