Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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Events

April blooms with music, art, dance and more at Kansas State University
April brings music, performances, exhibitions and more at Kansas State University. Events below are offered by the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, the School Music, Theatre, and Dance, and the McCain Performance Series.
The Meadow seeks volunteers for work day April 4
The Meadow's Volunteer Work Day will be 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 4.
K-State Research Forum today
The Graduate Student Council's annual K-State Research Forum will be today in the K-State Student Union. Graduate students will give oral and poster presentations throughout the day beginning at 9 a.m. on the second floor of the Union.
K-State Blood Drive March 31-April 3
The K-State Blood Drive will be March 31-April 3. All donors will receive a coupon for a free appetizer at Texas Roadhouse, and each day there will be a selfie competition for the chance to win one of 16 free entrees to Texas Roadhouse.
Kat Chats with Counseling Services: Letting them out of the bottle
Milk bottle with words coming out of it
Join Counseling Services from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in 13 Leasure Hall as we discuss different ways to manage and address your emotions.
David Otunga speaking about social injustice, civil rights tonight
UPC logo
World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, star David Otunga will present his take on social injustice and civil rights at 8 p.m. March 31 in the ballroom on the second floor of the K-State Student Union.
Marketing department invites the campus community to a research seminar on Friday
The Department of Marketing is hosting Doug Chung, assistant professor of business administration at Harvard University, for a research seminar from 2-3:15 p.m. Friday, April 3, in 212 Calvin Hall.

News

Campus Creek cleanup, fish signs installed
Installed signs by the Quinlan Nature Area Bridge
A joint cleanup of Campus Creek occurred over the weekend by multiple student organizations. Signs were installed at two locations along the creek to highlight the fish species that call our campus home.
Kansas PBS stations to air 'Vale la Pena' documentary
"Vale la Pena" documentary
The College of Education's latest documentary will air on all Kansas PBS stations, making it the third film picked up statewide and the fourth time a college documentary aired on northeast Kansas's local PBS station.
Undergraduate leaders called on to apply for the Morse Scholarship
Marjorie J. and Richard L. D. Morse
K-State Libraries is now accepting applications for the Marjorie J. and Richard L.D. Morse Family and Community Public Policy Scholarship. The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to support an undergraduate project that involves community service.

From the vice president for research

K-State Research Facilities and Resources Showcase scheduled for May 13
The K-State Research Facilities and Resources Showcase, set for May 13, will allow participants to promote their facilities and services and gain a broader perspective of the research capabilities across all colleges, campuses and extension offices.

Kudos

Student Alumni Board earns top awards at national convention
Student Alumni Board, a program of the K-State Alumni Association, received three awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Affiliated Student Advancement Programs District VI Conference in Ames, Iowa, Feb. 27-28.

New hires/exits

Mortenson to become dean at Baylor University
Gary Mortenson
Gary Mortenson, director of the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance in the College of Arts & Sciences, will soon begin a new chapter in his life as the dean of the School of Music at Baylor University.