Thursday, January 19, 2017
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From the administration
Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason and Vice President for Administration and Finance Cindy Bontrager have formed a working group to review the current tuition and fee structure and the university's tuition and fee assessment schedule.
The Office of Governmental Relations will host a Kansas Legislative Review Session from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. Sue Peterson, director of governmental relations, will discuss current legislation relevant to K-State and higher education.
The Office of the Provost invites nominations for six university awards. Application materials for all awards are due by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7.
President Myers invites all K-State students to Pizza with the President. This will be a casual lunch with open conversation. There will be many of these lunches but space is limited, so it's necessary to RSVP.
Manny Fernandez, managing partner of KPMG's Dallas office, will be the spring 2017 speaker for the K-State College of Business Administration's Diversity Lecture Series.
Please join associate curator Aileen Wang in "Voices," a themed space in the permanent collection galleries of the Beach Museum, to consider several amazing works of art from 5:30-6:30 p.m. today. Coffee and cookies will be provided.
Time to enhance your research communication skills! The Three Minute Thesis competition returns to K-State Feb. 8 and Feb. 16. All graduate students are invited to participate in the event. Registration deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.
Kid agents Olive and Otto are on the job and need your help to crack their case in the live, interactive production of "Odd Squad Live!" coming to Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30.
The 2017 Kansas Veterinary Medical Association Convention will be Feb. 3-5 at the Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan. A series of sessions, taught by nationally recognized speakers, will cover both small animal and food animal medicine.
News and research
The nationally ranked College of Architecture, Planning & Design will offer a 10-week accelerated summer studio designed for transfer students from K-State or outside of the university.
K-State and UFM Community Learning Center are offering a variety of noncredit and credit classes for faculty, staff and students including a MillionTo1 Goal-Getting Course, tango for beginners and more.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Geraldine "Geri" Richmond will receive an honorary doctorate from K-State in May. Richmond, a 2016 National Medal of Science recipient, is a K-State alumna who serves as presidential chair in science and professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon.
A Kansas State University chemist is being recognized by the National Science Foundation with a CAREER Award for her outstanding research and work as a teacher scholar.
Greg Newmark, assistant professor of landscape architecture and regional & community planning, completed two new publications.
At the peak of cold and flu season, the number of reports has increased in the Midwest. As a reminder, if you have flu symptoms — especially a fever — stay home to avoid passing it to the K-State community.