Friday, September 4, 2015

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Events

'Civil Disobedience in America: Songs and Perspectives' Sept. 10
Civil Disobedience
Folk musicians and activists Greg Artzner and Terry Leonino will present topics in civil disobedience through songs and performance at 7 p.m. Sept. 10, in Forum Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
Master of Agribusiness offers managing risk professional development conference
The Master of Agribusiness, or MAB, program is hosting Risky Business: Managing Agribusiness Risk, an event to interact with experts in the agribusiness industry regarding the best ways to mitigate risk in a volatile environment, Sept. 17-19.
Read full announcement | From Mary Bowen | September 3, 2015
K-State First celebrates fifth birthday
Birthday Invite
K-State First is celebrating its fifth year as the first-year experience program at K-State. Join us from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the Hemisphere Room of Hale Library for remarks by Provost Mason, cake, refreshments and prizes.

News

Read full announcement | From | September 3, 2015
Second K-State Fighting For A Cure Shirt Day Oct. 17
Show your pride in Kansas State University's fight against cancer by participating in the annual K-State Fighting for a Cure Shirt Day Oct. 17.

Student Life

Sigma Lambda Gamma national sorority information meeting
Come to the Sigma Lambda Gamma informational meeting from 7-8 p.m. Sept. 3 in 207 K-State Student Union. Refreshments will be provided.

Publications and presentations

Pollution Prevention Institute interns present research projects that help Kansas industries
Six interns at Kansas State University's Pollution Prevention Institute will conduct presentations on their research projects for Kansas industries from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in Room 206 at the K-State Student Union.

New hires/exits

Visual journalist joins A.Q. Miller School faculty as Seaton chair
Sara Quinn, a longtime member of the faculty of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, Florida, is joining the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications as the Seaton chair in professional journalism.

Human resources/benefits/training

Additional Title IX training classes offered for GRAs, GTAs, GAs
The Title IX Training, WTD168, sessions will be presented by the Office of Institutional Equity. The training will take place at the K-State Student Union on several dates in September.