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K-State Today

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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

Union at night

The K-State Student Union glows with lights at night.

From the administration

Nominations for the 2019 university distinguished professors
Call for nominations for the title of university distinguished professor for appointment in 2019.

Events

Global Campus to host second Have a Byte event
Kansas State University Global Campus is hosting an event for those with an interest in distance education instruction that aims to provide insight, generate interest and inspire attendees to take the next step toward teaching online.
Registration open for fall 2018 Osher Lifelong Learning Program in Manhattan
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas has teamed up with Kansas State University to bring to the Manhattan area this program. The program in Manhattan is coordinated by UFM Community Learning Center.
College of Human Ecology to be closed 8 a.m. to noon Aug. 15
The College of Human Ecology will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 15. Justin Hall will still be open but faculty and staff will be limited.

Technology

Getting started with Canvas updated for fall 2018
Whether you are an experienced K-State Online Canvas user or new to teaching with the learning management system, we have compiled some tips and tricks to help you through the fall 2018 semester in the Getting started with Canvas course for instructors.

Campus construction and maintenance

Electricity shutoff: McCain Auditorium, Danforth/All Faiths Chapel, Fairchild, Nichols and Thompson halls
Electricity will be shut off from 10:45 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at McCain Auditorium, Danforth and All Faiths Chapel, and Fairchild, Nichols and Thompson halls.

Newsletters and magazines

August 2018 Lifelines — College of Veterinary Medicine newsletter
The August issue of Lifelines is now online. Top stories from the College of Veterinary Medicine include research on swine disease, reaching out to help the community at Everybody Counts, grad students receive science training fellowships and more.