Thursday, October 19, 2017
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The sun shines on Anderson Hall.
For the past 40 years the Kansas State University student body has elected two Student Ambassadors during All-University Homecoming to represent their peers and the K-State Alumni Association at alumni and university events.
Bring the kids to a fun-filled night at the K-State Homecoming Children's Carnival from 6-8 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
Come share and explore the science that shapes our Earth during Rocktober.
Mr. K's and Tasty Traveler will be featured in the final Food Truck Friday for 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the K-State Office Park.
The concert will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in Forum Hall at the K-State Union.
A Peace Corps application workshop and information session will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the K-State Career Center.
Jennifer Gerton, Stowers Institute, will present "Ribosomal DNA Copy number — Variation and Selection" as part of the Division of Biology Seminar Series at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in 221 Ackert Hall.
News and research
Kansas State University has two important technologies to aid in emergency and safety communications: K-State Alerts and LiveSafe, which is offering a chance to win an iPad.
K-State's Open/Alternative Textbook Initiative has saved students more than $2 million by helping faculty adopt or create free open textbooks for their classes. Help the Libraries celebrate Open Access Week by attending an Open House on Oct. 27.
The Center for Engagement and Community Development part of statewide initiative to improve Kansans' access to healthy food.
These are the highlights from the Oct. 10 Faculty Senate meeting. Minutes become available on the Faculty Senate website as they are approved.
Kudos, publications and presentations
A team of engineering students from Kansas State University experienced three days of technical training and presentations at the 2017 Gas Machinery Conference Oct. 1-4 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In recognition of its outstanding efforts during the 2016-2017 academic year, the K-State Epsilon Theta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has been named a Superior Chapter award recipient from the national organization's board of directors.
Faculty and students from the communication science and disorders program attended the annual Kansas Speech Language and Hearing Association conference in Wichita in September.
Peter Magyar in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design submitted his drawing to The Architecture Drawing Prize at the World Architecture Festival. It has been shortlisted among the winners.