Monday, February 19, 2018
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From the administration
In this update, K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor looks back at a local visit from a basketball hall of famer, provides an update on the department's vision and goals for the short and long term and takes questions submitted by fans.
The organizer of the Living Democracy program is helping the Kansas State University community explore civil discourse, social justice and democracy throughout the spring semester.
The 15th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 20, will feature 10 Kansas State University graduate students who research important Kansas topics, including highway safety, mental health, animal health and more.
K-State's Honor and Integrity System will host Integrity Week Feb. 19-22. Faculty, staff and students are invited to come show their support of integrity at K-State.
K-State alumnus Ben Fallin will be the featured speaker for the next installment of the Sports Marketing Speaker Series. Fallin is the senior motion graphics manager for both the NFL's New Orleans Saints and the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans.
Students will have the chance to network with more than 80 employers to learn about internship and career opportunities at the Business Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
The Core Committee for All-University Open House is accepting registrations for student life exhibits. Open House runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The deadline to register for a display table is Friday, March 9.
The Cats for Inclusion Community Dialogue will be 6-8 p.m. today in Town Hall at the Leadership Studies Building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Share your own stories, discuss and engage opportunities for learning and change.
Tyjaun Lee, president of the Penn Valley campus at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, will speak at noon Feb. 23 in the Bluemont Room of the K-State Student Union for the Boyer/Switzer Lecture Series and Luncheon. The RSVP deadline is Feb. 21.
Learn more about the Ivory Coast at the next Coffee Hour at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the International Student Center. Enjoy coffee and sample some Ivorian food.
Grad students: Take your scholarship to the next level with "The Library and Your Research.” Join K-State Libraries at 1:30 p.m. today in 407 Hale Library.
News and research
Lacy's Fresh Fare and Catering will open for business on Feb. 20.
College of Education faculty members hosted the statewide "We the People" competition that promotes civic competence and responsibility. Blue Valley Northwest High School won, earning $5,000 toward travel expenses to the national competition in D.C.
The WellCAT Ambassadors program is a peer education program that functions under Lafene Health Center. Students who are interested can fill out an application online. Applications will be accepted through March 9.
The deadline to apply for Chimes, K-State's junior class honorary, is 5 p.m. Feb. 23. Applications are available on Chimes' OrgSync page.
The ALIVE! Lab in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design is seeking participants from a range of disciplines for the Spatial Memory Test, a study that explores navigation strategies in a virtual urban environment.