Friday, February 16, 2018
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Focused in Friday: Engineering design elements at the Engineering Complex.
The Tournées Film Festival will be Feb. 16-March 4 in 15 Eisenhower Hall. Six French and francophone films will be shown with English subtitles. The event is free and open to the public.
The 62nd annual K-State Rodeo will be Feb. 16-18 in Weber Arena. Presale tickets end today. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door for adults; $8 in advance or $10 at door for children, K-State students or military with ID. Weekend passes are $30.
K-State's Paraguayan Student Association, an official student group, will host its first Paraguayan Social of the semester from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in Room 209 of the K-State Student Union.
The art department will present talks by internationally recognized artists Wendy Edwards and Jerry Mischak from noon to 1:45 p.m. Feb. 20 in the McVay Family Town Hall in the Leadership Studies Building. Admission is free and open to the public.
News and research
Kansas State University Global Campus awarded more than 50 scholarships to students from across the country and Canada for the spring 2018 semester. The scholarships ranged from $600 to $1,500 each and totaled $54,200.
Eight graduate students beat the clock and will advance to participate in the final Three Minute Thesis Competition at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the K-State Alumni Center Banquet Room.
Kudos, publications and presentations
American ethnic studies professor April Petillo is among a dozen emerging scholars accepted to participate in a workshop on Saidiya Hartman's work.
Michael Babcock, professor of economics, published the final report of a research grant funded by the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agricultural.