Monday, February 8, 2016

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


Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano coming to McCain for Feb. 18 show
Celebrate the Mexican-American experience of Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.
K-State plant pathologist to discuss plant health and agricultural pathogens
Jim Stack, professor of plant pathology and director of the Great Plains Diagnostic Network, will give a public lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the K-State Student Union's Little Theater.
Join Noorjahan Akbar for 'Empowering Women to Lead Worldwide: Overcoming Political and Social Struggles'
Noorjahan Akbar Poster
As part of International Women's Day, Noorjahan Akbar, co-founder of Young Women for Change, will speak to students at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.
Ready for the K-State 48-Hour Film Festival?
The K-State 48-Hour Film Festival is right around the corner and students looking to familiarize themselves on the basics of filmmaking for the event, can attend a series of free training workshops.
Using RefWorks workshop today
Join K-State Libraries from 1:30-2:30 p.m. today in 407 Hale Library for Using RefWorks, a workshop that will show students how to manage research sources efficiently and effectively.
K-State Cancer Fighters sponsoring 50/50 fundraiser raffle
The K-State Cancer Fighters student organization will host a 50/50 charity raffle to raise funds for K-State's Johnson Cancer Research Center. Chances will be sold for $2 per ticket or $5 for three tickets.
Graduate students: Use the ETDR writing template to save time, avoid problems
K-State graduate students are required to submit their electronic thesis, dissertation or report, or ETDR, as part of the K-State graduation process. Sessions will be offered from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday, Feb. 3-April 20, in 301A Hale Library.


Nominate a K-State student for a K-State Alumni Association award
The K-State Alumni Association is accepting nominations for several annual awards programs.
Get your amateur radio license
An on-campus testing session for amateur radio licenses will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, in 1094 Fiedler Hall.
Filing deadline for campuswide elected offices Feb. 12
The filing deadline for student body president and vice president, Union Governing Board, Student Publications Board of Directors, Student Senate and college councils is Feb. 12.


Millennials say one thing but do another when choosing chocolate, Kansas State University finds
The majority of millennials may not be putting their money where their mouths are when selecting chocolate, according to a Kansas State University expert in psychological sciences.

Kudos/ publications/ presentations

Ambassadors named for College of Engineering
The Kansas State University College of Engineering has announced the selection of 22 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.
Three graduate students named winners at statewide research summit
Three Kansas State University graduate students earned $500 scholarships for their research presentations at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka.