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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, September 30, 2016

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Pipe organ

In 1961, a 40-rank pipe organ was installed in All Faiths Chapel.


Union Program Council hosts 30th annual OPUS Band Competition
Union Program Council
Union Program Council will host the 30th annual OPUS Band Competition featuring a lineup of six musical talents competing for cash prizes at 7 p.m. today in Bosco Student Plaza.
K-State soccer vs. UMKC
K-State soccer hosts UMKC at 7 p.m. today at the K-State Soccer Complex for the final home match of the inaugural season.
Read full announcement | From Alexa Mealy | September 30, 2016
International Buddies hosts social event tonight
International Buddies
International Buddies, an official student organization, will host its first social event of the fall semester from 5-7 p.m. today at the International Student Center.
Joshua Davis, author of 'Spare Parts,' to speak Thursday, Oct. 6
Joshua Davis
Author Joshua Davis will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in McCain Auditorium about his book "Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream," the 2016 KSBN common reading selection.
Join International Service Teams for coffee hour at 4 p.m. today
Coffee Hour Flyer
Join K-State's International Service Teams at 4 p.m. Sept. 30 in the Leadership Studies Building's Town Hall for snacks, coffee and dialogue, and learn about students' service-learning experiences in South Africa and the Dominican Republic.
K-State volleyball hosts No. 4 Texas
K-State volleyball hosts No. 4 Texas Saturday, Oct. 1, in the annual Pack the Field House match. All tickets are just $1! Hotdogs and water are also just $1 while supplies last. Wear pink as we promote breast cancer awareness for Cats for the Cure.
Read full announcement | From Carter Olson | September 30, 2016
Graduate student party at McCain Auditorium following 'The Capitol Steps' show on Friday, Oct. 7
Graduate students are invited to enjoy hors d'oeuvres and libations, mingle with other K-State graduate students and meet the cast of "The Capitol Steps: What to Expect When You're Electing" Friday, Oct. 7, at McCain Auditorium. RSVP today.
University partnership leads to community conversation
The Cats for Inclusion campaign, supported through the Staley School of Leadership Studies and the Black Student Union have formed a partnership to develop a public discussion and civic leadership training series Oct. 2 and Oct. 27.
K-State Inline Hockey Club hosts third annual Border Battle for Autism Oct. 2
The K-State Inline Hockey Club will host the Central Missouri Mules in a preseason hockey game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Kansas City Ice Center in Shawnee. Admission is $5 and all proceeds will go to the Autism Society of the Heartland.

News and research

Rural Legal Practice Initiative seeks students with interest in practicing law, providing legal services in state's rural communities
The Rural Legal Practice Initiative welcomes select pre-law majors at K-State who are interested in helping the nearly one-third of the state's residents who live in rural communities where residents are too often underserved by legal practices.
Campus Security and Fire Safety Reports now available
The 2016 Campus Security and Fire Safety Reports for the Manhattan, Polytechnic and Olathe campuses contain statistics for calendar years 2013, 2014 and 2015.

University life

Green Action Fund call for proposals
The Green Action Fund is now accepting proposals from student groups. Projects focused on enhancing the sustainability practices on the K-State campuses will be reviewed for funding. All proposals should be submitted electronically by Nov. 18.
Registration deadline today for Research and the State
Get experience, win a cash award! The deadline to register for Research and the State is at 11:59 p.m. today.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Melissa Poll publishes on modern misogyny in contemporary UK theatre
Featured in Contemporary Theatre Review/Interventions, Melissa Poll's latest publication examines modern misogyny and the politics of reception in contemporary U.K. theatre.
Read full announcement | From Melissa Poll | September 30, 2016
US-China joint veterinary program selects four Chinese students for pre-veterinary studies at Kansas State University
Kansas State University has gained four new pre-veterinary students from China for the next school year through the U.S.-China Joint Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Program.

Campus construction and maintenance

Service interruption: Ward Hall heating and cooling
Ward Hall's HVAC system will be shut down 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 3, through 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the east and west portion of the basement and first floor.

Newsletters and magazines

Fall 2016 edition of the Ecological Genomics Institute newsletter now available
Read the latest news and updates from the Ecological Genomics Institute in its fall 2016 newsletter.