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KSUnite Weekly

K-State Communications and Marketing
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Monday, April 19, 2021

KSUnite Weekly, published every Monday, shares inclusion and diversity news and events.

From the president

A call for a thoughtful, peaceful response
President Myers addresses campus community in preparation for jury verdict in Derek Chauvin case.

News and research

Complete survey for feedback on K-State's Threat Management Policy
All students, faculty and staff are invited to complete an anonymous survey requesting feedback on the university's Threat Management Policy, or PPM 3015.
Carl R. Ice College of Engineering announces excellence in diversity and inclusion awards
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering is now accepting applications for two new awards honoring demonstrated commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.


Poet Romeo Oriogun to read from his work via Zoom on Wednesday, April 21, 3:30 p.m.
Romeo Oriogun
On Wednesday, April 21, poet Romeo Oriogun will read from his work at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Let’s Talk About It: What’s in a Name?
Students are invited to a Wildcat Dialogues session Tuesday, April 20, featuring Jaime Mendez III. Mendez, a K-State alumnus and former football player, will share his story and journey in reclaiming his identity through his name. RSVPs due by noon today.
FIRE hosts coalition week to Take Back Our Lives
Please join FIRE — Feminists Igniting Resistance and Empowerment — for our coalition week April 19-23 to Take Back Our Lives.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Goins publishes research on Blue Note Records artist
Wayne Goins, university distinguished professor of music, publishes the first part in a series of in-depth historical and audio analyses of the legendary jazz guitarist Grant Green.
International Student and Scholar Services names scholarship winners
Fifteen international students have been selected for scholarships administered by International Student and Scholar Services.
Regional and community planning professor Kashem earns Foundation of Islamic Finance Conference Award
Assistant Professor Shakil Kashem, landscape architecture and regional & community planning department, co-authored a paper that won a Certificate of Best Paper Award.

University life

International Coordinating Council Executive Board 2021-2022 application
The International Coordinating Council, a registered departmental student organization, has open positions for the 2021-2022 Executive Board.