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K-State Today Student Edition

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Global Campus

Since its inception in 1966, Global Campus has helped make a K-State education more accessible to adult learners all over the world.

From the administration

Legislative Update
Starting today, the House and Senate will work long days debating bills on the floor of the two chambers. Bills impacting higher education and Kansas State University can be found on the Governmental Relations website.


The Library & Beyond: Get to know the Marlin Fitzwater collection
Alumnus Marlin Fitzwater was White House press secretary for 10 years during the Reagan and Bush presidencies. More than 70 boxes of his documents and memorabilia are available for conducting original research. Join us at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow for a preview.
Tracz treks to South Africa
Frank Tracz to guest conduct a multination honor band in South Africa.
Read full announcement | From Jay Koupal | February 21, 2017
Division of Biology Seminar Feb. 24
Dean DellaPenna, Michigan State University, will present "Integrating biochemical genomics and quantitative genetics to balance the nutritional content of plants" as part of the Division of Biology Seminar Series at 4 p.m. Feb. 24 in 221 Ackert Hall.
Visiting artist Hiromi Iyoda to present demonstrations and artist talk
Visiting artist Hiromi Iyoda will present ceramic building techniques, glaze studies and more Feb. 21-22 in 28 Willard Hall and an artist talk at 5:30 p.m. today in 114 Willard Hall. All events are free and open to the public.
Kat Chats: Stress + emotions = Feeling out of control
It is getting to the point in the semester that we are all feeling stressed and overwhelmed. If you need some advice on how to handle all of that stress and those emotions come to Kat Chat at 4 p.m. today in 13 Leasure Hall.
Creative drama: Empower body positivity
Join in the fun and see how creative drama can help empower your body image. Explore self-concept, how to handle stress through drama techniques, and practice positive ways to find connection and support from others.

News and research

Doctoral student seeks way to beat tumors faster than chemotherapy
Tuyen Nguyen, doctoral student in chemistry, is designing a method that could potentially treat bone cancer faster than chemotherapy and also streamline diagnosis via MRI.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Chemistry doctoral student and her cancer-fighting research take first in Three Minute Thesis competition
A Kansas State University graduate student's ability to explain her cancer research to the public in a relatable way is earning her a chance to discuss her research on a national stage.

Volunteer opportunities

Participants needed for infant eye tracking research study
The Infant Language and Learning Lab is seeking participants 11 to 13 weeks of age for the purpose of studying the relationship between eye gaze and language acquisition in young infants.