Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Events

UPC films supports Habitat for Humanity
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Enjoy the classic film the "Wizard of Oz" and donate to the local Habitat for Humanity project.
Read full announcement | From Arthur White | September 22, 2014
International Coffee Hour Series presents Venezuela Sept. 26
The international student and scholar services office announces its second International Coffee Hour for the fall semester. Venezuela will be the featured country at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, at the International Student Center.
Beef Cattle Institute, Kansas Beef Council to host free beef quality assurance training
The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host four advanced beef cattle care and health training sessions in Kansas during October.
Activities today for Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry Week
It's Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Week at K-State. Check out today's activities. Karen Burg, K-State vice president for research, will present "Igniting the Passion for Learning Through Undergraduate Research" at 3 p.m.
Physics lecture to discuss aluminum growth opportunity in the auto industry Sept. 25
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Kay Meggers, global president of Global Rolled Products and vice president of Alcoa, will present the fall 2014 James R. Neff Lecture in Physics, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in McVay Town Hall in the Leadership Studies Building.
Read full announcement | From Kim Coy | September 22, 2014
Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting
The Traumatic Brain Injury support group meeting for survivors of brain injury, family members and friends is from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the College Avenue Methodist Church.
Read full announcement | From Alaina Ruble | September 22, 2014
K-State communications specialist to provide tips for making papers, presentations scientific
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Jason Ellis, associate professor of agricultural communications and journalism at K-State, will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in 231 Ackert Hall.
Late Night Resume Madness event today
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Come to the K-State Alumni Center to receive a resume critique 7-10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, before the All-University Career Fair and upcoming interviews.
Read full announcement | From Dana Nordyke | September 22, 2014
Vernon Larson Lecture series hosts Paraguay's minister of agriculture
Jorge Gattini, the Paraguay's minister of agriculture, will be the first speaker of the 2014-2015 Vernon Larson Lecture series at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
Read full announcement | From Mary K. Pyle | September 22, 2014

News

Awards and Recognition newsletter looking for submissions
Graduate Student Council's Awards and Recognition committee is looking to honor graduate students who've made notable scholarly achievements from March 15 to Oct. 15.
K-State’s welcome center to be named in honor of lead benefactors, Rand and Patti Berney
Hundreds of guests attended groundbreaking ceremonies for K-State's new welcome center on Friday, Sept. 19.
K-State students, faculty speak out in observance of Banned Books Week
Artwork courtesy of the American Library Association
K-State Libraries, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and the English department are co-sponsoring a series of events Sept. 21-27 to recognize Banned Books Week.
David Sachs to direct College of Architecture, Planning & Design's doctoral program
David Sachs, professor of architecture, has been appointed director of the doctoral program at the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign.
Read full announcement | From Thom Jackson | September 22, 2014