Friday, March 6, 2015

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From the president

Letter from President Schulz: Be safe and make your K-State family proud this weekend
As many of you prepare to celebrate Fake Patty's Day this Saturday, please know that your safety is most important. K-State, along with the city of Manhattan, the Riley County Police Department and local business owners, want you to take care of yourself.

Events

SafeZone advanced training: Empowered Allies
SafeZone will offer an advanced training session, Empowered Allies, from 11 a.m. to noon March 10 in 123 Leadership Studies Building.
Free symposium to focus on military-connected learners
The College of Education will host the second symposium for K-16 military-connected learners at Fort Riley next week.
Next meeting of Adolescents and Adults with Autism Support Group
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The next meeting of the Adolescents and Adults with Autism Support Group, organized by the Student Access Center and the communication sciences and disorders program at K-State, is from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 10.
Francophone study abroad information session on Monday
A study abroad information session for students interested in learning about opportunities in France/francophone countries will be from 5-6 p.m. Monday, March 9, in 122 Eisenhower Hall. Donuts and drinks provided.
Design Expo Monday
Kansas State University's Design Expo will host 51 professional firms to discuss full-time and internship opportunities with students from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the K-State Alumni Center Ballroom.
Renowned author David Abram, acclaimed artist Lauren Bon to speak March 24, 25
Author David Abram and Artist Lauren Bon
David Abram, cultural ecologist and geophilosopher, will speak on "Climate, Culture, and the Commonwealth of Breath," March 24 and Lauren Bon, artist and founder of Metabolic Studio, will speak on "The Intermountain West and Beyond," March 25.

News

Hurtig, Tinker new Kansas State University Student Governing Association leaders
Kansas State University students have elected Andrew Hurtig, junior in accounting and finance, Wichita, as student body president, and Joseph Tinker, junior in psychology with a minor in business, Overland Park, as student body vice president.
First issue of undergraduate interdisciplinary journal published
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The inaugural issue of Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship is now available. The journal is accepting submissions for future issues.
New eight-week courses starting soon at UFM
If you still need a credit hour to achieve full-time status, UFM Recreational and Lifetime Fitness classes have enrollment spaces open for the second set of eight-week classes.
Nutritionist shares how to shop inexpensively without compromising nutrition
A new shopping trend for saving money on your groceries could be costing your health, says a Kansas State University nutritionist.
NBAF construction projected for May, to be completed in 2020
Construction on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF, is projected to begin in May and will be completed in December 2020.

Kudos

Interior design student selected for Disney College program
Caitlin Utz, a senior in interior design in the College of Human Ecology, has been selected to participate in the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando.

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