Women in the News
- Drama Therapist's New Book Promotes Barrier-Free Theater
- Sally Bailey, associate professor and director of the drama therapy program at Kansas
State University, recently had her third book, "Barrier-Free Theatre," published by
- K-State Professor Is State Social Worker Of The Year
- Kansas State University's Jacque Gibbons has been named the social worker of the year
- Grad Student, Russian Botanist Enhancing Biology Lessons At Junction City High School
- Research by Susan Rolfsmeier, a Kansas State University graduate student in biology,
and Svetlana Ovchinnikova, a Russian botanist, is finding its way into Rebecca Steiger's
class at Junction City High School.
- Baltrip Receives Business Journalism Fellowship
- Kimetris Baltrip, assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at Kansas
State University, has been named a Business Journalism Professors Seminar Fellow by
the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.
- Forget Whistling -- This Professor Walks While Working
- Eight hours hunkered over her work in Justin Hall. Two hours commuting from her home
outside Council Grove. Deb Sellers had become a master at sitting, and she did not
like it one bit.
- Rotary International Names Lewis A World Peace Fellow
- Kansas State University's Summer Lewis has been named a Rotary World Peace Fellow
by Rotary International.
- Maes Receives WCET's Highest Award For Adult And Rural Education Leadership
- The WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, known as WCET, is honoring Sue
Maes, dean of continuing education and co-director of the Institute for Academic Alliances
at Kansas State University, with the Richard Jonsen Award.
- Undergraduate Research Mentoring Efforts Earn Goff National Recognition
- Briana Nelson Goff, associate dean for academic affairs in Kansas State University's
College of Human Ecology, has received national recognition for her work developing
the next generation of scholars.
- Senior From Olathe Researches Human Trafficking
- Ariel Anib, a Kansas State University senior in pre-law and criminology, Olathe, was
interested in international issues and law as a senior in high school.
- Young To Serve As President Of Mid-America Universities International
- Kristine Young, assistant provost with Kansas State University's office of international
programs, has been elected president of Mid-America Universities International.
- American Dietetic Association Honoring K-State Dietitian
- Melissa "Missy" Schrader, a dietitian with Kansas State University's housing and dining
services and an instructor of hospitality management and dietetics, is being recognized
for creating the annual on-campus Culinary Enhancement Workshop.
- College Of Arts And Sciences Honors Alumni At Inaugural Celebration
- Dean Brian Spooner will recognize Lanell Kemp-Finneran, '74 B.A., theater and psychology,
and '77 M.S., special education, as the recipient of the Alumni Merit Award. The Young
Alumni Award will go to Lisa Casey, '93 B.M., applied music '94 M.M., University of
Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, and '00 D.M.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City.
- K-State Alum Leads Team To National Physics Apparatus Competition Win
- A Kansas State University alum, a physics professor and a research associate are the
winners of the American Association of Physics Teachers 2010 Apparatus Competition.
- Susan Brown, Professor of Biology Recipient of a 2010 Commerce Bank Distinguished
Graduate Faculty Awards
- Dr. Brown will be recognized at the K-State Graduate School commencement ceremony
at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in Bramlage Coliseum.
- Be Stoney Is University's New Faculty Athletics Representative September 2010
- BeEtta "Be" Stoney, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, has been appointed
to the position by Kirk Schulz, K-State president. Stoney will work closely with the
K-State athletics department and Big 12 Conference on issues related to academic integrity,
rules compliance and student-athlete welfare.
- Civil Engineering Professor Named Fulbright Scholar September 2010
- Sunanda Dissanayake, associate professor of civil engineering, was named a Fulbright
scholar will spend seven months in Sri Lanka.
- K-State Salina Aviation Professor Likes Being First September 2010
- Achieving firsts is nothing new for Raylene Alexander. The assistant professor of
aviation at Kansas State University at Salina was hired in 2006 to develop the university's
first program in avionics. She's accomplished much more since then.
- Professor's Book Is First To Explore Two-Spirit Literature In Northwest Native Groups August 2010
- Lisa Tatonetti, associate professor of English and American ethnic studies, received
a fellowship to "Native Cultures of Western Alaska and the Pacific Northwest Coast,"
a National Endowment for the Humanities' summer institute.
- Gail Shroyer Chair Of New Department At K-State's College Of Education August 2010
- M. Gail Shroyer has been appointed chair of the college's new department of curriculum
and instruction, which combines the former departments of elementary education and
- K-State Professor's Cancer Research Gets Boost From National Institutes Of Health August 2010
- Annelise Nguyen, assistant professor of toxicology in the department of diagnostic
medicine and pathobiology at K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine, recently received
a $370,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue her cancer research.
- Dawne Martin New Assistant Dean For Diversity At K-State's College Of Business Administration July 2010
- Yar M. Ebadi, dean of the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University,
has promoted Dawne Martin to assistant dean for diversity.
- Kimberly Williams To Serve As K-State's 2010-2011 Coffman Chair For Distinguished
Teaching Scholars July 2010
- Helping her fellow faculty members turn their teaching into scholarship is how Kimberly
Williams will spend her year as Kansas State University's Coffman Chair for Distinguished
- Dorinda Lambert New Director Of K-State's Counseling Services June 2010
- Dorinda Lambert has been named the new director of counseling services at Kansas State
University. Lambert previously served as associate director.
- K-State Promoting Gayle Spencer; New Duties Include Directing Greek Affairs May 2010
- Effective May 24, Gayle Spencer will be promoted to associate dean of student life
and director of student activities.
- Science And Engineering Summer Workshop For Girls In 8th And 9th Grades Being Offered
At K-State May 2010
- The eighth annual EXCITE! -- EXploring sCIence, Technology and Engineering -- Workshop
will feature hands-on activities led by K-State faculty in tracts of biofuels, computer-gaming
design, nanosensors, robotics, green roof design and principles of flight.
- K-State Researchers Use Wii Fit To Help Restore Soldier's Balance After Traumatic
Brain Injury May 2010
- Shawna Jordan, research assistant professor in human nutrition, and Laurie Hildebrand,
May graduate in athletic training and pre-physical therapy and 2006 graduate of St.
John High School, are studying the effectiveness of Nintendo Wii in rehabilitation.
- K-State Graduate Student In Engineering Receives $10,000 Fellowship From The American
Association Of University Women May 2010
- Lisa Beck, master's student in civil engineering, Leavenworth, was one of 21 students
in the nation to receive the fellowship.
- K-State's Sue Maes Recognized With National Award For Her Contributions To Distance
Education May 2010
- The Friends of the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance is recognizing
Sue Maes, dean of the Division of Continuing Education at Kansas State University,
for her expertise in building new academic programs and fostering institutional collaboration.
- K-State's Women In Engineering And Science Program Recognized As Best In The Nation, April 2010
- A Kansas State University program that cultivates the science and technology interests
of women from grade school through postgraduate levels is being nationally recognized
- K-State Architectural Engineering Student Takes Second Place In An American Concrete
Institute International Competition, April 2010
- Kimberly Jones recently took second place in the American Concrete Institute's international
pervious concrete competition.
- K-State Sociology Professor Receives Appointment To National Research Council Committee
On The Economic And Environmental Impacts Of Biofuels, April 2010
- Theresa Selfa will serve on a National Research Council committee studying the economic
and environmental impacts of increasing biofuels production.
- Linda Teener Receiving K-State's Susan M. Scott Community Leadership Award, April 2010
- This award is named for the founding director of leadership studies at K-State, Susan
Scott, and was established to honor those whose leadership is focused on bringing
progressive change to communities.
- K-State Senior From McPherson Is University's 32nd Truman Scholar, March 2010
- Kansas State University student Amy Sents is K-State's 32nd Harry S. Truman Scholar.
- K-State's Grow Program Sponsoring Event In Support Of Earth Day, March 2010
- In recognition of Earth Day, middle school-age girls from across Kansas will have
the opportunity to explore such topics as wind energy, recycled concrete and use of
plants to clean up pollution by participating in "GROWing Green" Saturday, April 10,
on the Kansas State University campus.
- K-State Student Finds that Therapeutics Given to Trauma Patients Might not be Effective
When Certain Undiagnosed Infection is Present, March 2010
- A Kansas State University study aimed at alleviating intestinal damage in trauma patients
digressed to an important finding that could affect medication given to the individuals
- K-State Journalism Expert Says Internet Changing News, Newspapers, March 2010
- News is changing in several ways and innovation is taking place at record-breaking
speed, according to Angela Powers, director of the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism
and Mass Communications at Kansas State University.
- K-State Expert Says Research Shows Treatment for Violence Among Couples Should Consider
Both Male and Female Offenders, Substance Abuse and the Choice to Stay Together, March 2010
- Effectively treating violence among couples should encompass more than treating men
separately for power and control issues, according to a Kansas State University expert.
- The Leading Edge (pdf), Feburary 2010
- A newsletter for K-State distance students featuring women of K-State.