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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, December 9, 2016

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

Globe at Jardine Apartments

Jardine Apartments' cornerstones, Tradition, Global, Education and Imagination are displayed on a globe sculpture.

From the president

A letter from President Myers
With the upcoming change in presidential administrations, there is potential for change that may affect our university community, including undocumented students.


K-State Libraries provide study spaces, sustenance and sympathy
K-State Libraries will host several de-stress activities beginning Sunday, Dec. 11, with Caffeine Fix.
K-State Alumni Association announces plans for Texas Bowl travel packages, pregame party and pep rally
K-State's football team is headed to the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl on Dec. 28. The K-State Alumni Association has been busy planning the official university bowl travel packages and activities.

News and research

Doctoral students have new opportunity to present research
The College of Education's Kay Ann Taylor developed the course, Historical Research Methods in Education, and provided doctoral students with a new opportunity share their research.

University life

Application for Graduate Student Leadership Development Program available now
This semesterlong program is geared toward graduate students who want to move beyond technical expertise and develop their leadership skills to make a positive change in their work, studies and student organizations. Application closes Jan. 20.
New WorldWide Wildcats gear supports scholarships
Show your purple pride or give a gift to someone who has supported you in your educational journey.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Taggart-Kagdis honored at Association of College Unions International regional conference
K-State Student Union logo
Audrey Taggart-Kagdis, K-State Student Union director of marketing and community relations, was awarded the 2016 Association of College Unions International's William H. Smith Outstanding Professional Award.
Political science faculty publish 20 top 30 articles
K-State political science faculty members had a remarkably productive year when it comes to highly ranked, visible scholarship.
Berger named 2016 K-State animal sciences and industry distinguished alumnus
Ken Odde presents the 2016 Animal Sciences and Industry Distinguished Alumnus Award to Larry Berger.
Larry Berger, this year's Kansas State University animal sciences and industry distinguished alumnus, has had a notable career as a researcher, professor and department head. Berger was recognized for his accomplishments Dec. 7.