Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Events

2015 Chet Peters Lecture focuses on understanding today's digital natives
Diane Dean, associate professor at Illinois State University, will present "Digital Native, Digital Immigrants: The New Biculturalism on College Campuses" at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
Kat Chats with Counseling Services: Surviving Finals
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Join Counseling Services from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, in 13 Leasure Hall for tips and strategies on making it through finals week with your sanity intact and your stress levels low.
Melissa-Harris Perry presents 'Silent Voices and the Fight for Justice'
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Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC talk show host and national political commentator, will present "Silent Voices and the Fight for Justice" at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4, in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union.
Kansas State University Salina joins Air Associates for professional pilot program recruitment at Cessna Demo Day
Aviation enthusiasts interested in pursuing a flying career in the Kansas City metropolitan area will have the opportunity to learn more about becoming a pilot at the annual Air Associates of Kansas Cessna Demo Day Saturday, May 2.

News

College of Education welcomes new ambassadors
The College of Education welcomes 11 new ambassadors for the 2015-16 academic year.
Summer job opportunity: K-State Telefund caller
The K-State Telefund is a job opportunity available exclusively for K-State students throughout the entire calendar year. The Telefund works within annual giving at the KSU Foundation to raise support for all programs at K-State.

Research

Aquatic ecologist says dams are boxing in fish — indicators of environmental health — causing them to disappear from Kansas
Call them the canary in the coal mine for water quality; small fish species are being extirpated from Kansas rivers, according to Kansas State University ecologists.

Kudos

Recent physics article highlighted in prestigious Nature Photonics journal
A recent article spearheaded by the J.R. Macdonald Laboratory in the physics department, under the leadership of Carlos A. Trallero, assistant professor of physics, has been highlighted by the journal Nature Photonics.
Communication studies faculty, students present research at Central States Communication Association Conference
Communication Studies faculty and students won top research awards at the Central States Communication Association Conference this month.

Technology

'Driving Change–Steering into the Future of Ed Tech' Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology Conference July 30-31
Colleague 2 Colleague, a nonprofit regional professional organization, is hosting the 16th annual Summer Institute on Distance Learning and Instructional Technology conference July 30-31 at Johnson County Community College.

Newsletters

Agricultural Economics spring e-newsletter
We are excited to share the spring 2015 e-newsletter to provide you updates from the K-State agricultural economics department.
2015 Conquest Magazine showcases K-State cancer research
2015 Conquest Cover
The 2015 Conquest magazine is now available. This annual magazine of the Johnson Cancer Research Center showcases multidisciplinary cancer research by K-State faculty and students.