Friday, September 20, 2019
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News and research
Student Alumni Board, a program of the K-State Alumni Association, is seeking nominations for its Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
Apply for the K-State Excellence in Innovation and Economic Engagement Award recognizing exemplary economic engagement across efforts in Talent, Innovation and Place by Oct. 7.
The Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs reminds everyone in the K-State community to nominate your friends and colleagues on campus for the DMSA Family Recognition Pinning Celebration and attend the ceremony Sept. 25.
Saddle up and join us for the free celebration to kickoff the Beach Museum's "Art in Motion" annual program series. Family-friendly event. In conjunction with "Harmony in the 'Hatt" music festival in Triangle Park.
The Horticulture Club's mum sale has been extended to Saturday, Sept. 21. The sale will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the north side of the Kansas State University Gardens by the visitor parking.
As part of the Teaching and Learning Center's professional development series, Doug Walker, associate professor of marketing, will present "Help Them Experience It" from 10-11 a.m. today in 4061 College of Business Building.
Urban designer Renee Kemp-Rotan, president and CEO of Studio|Rotan will present "The Africatown International Design Idea Competition — So NOW what's the story?" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Regnier Forum, Regnier Hall.
The final Movies on the Grass film of the series, "RiverBlue," will show at 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at Sunset Zoo. Free admission to the zoo starts at 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Explore the Kansas Forest Service Demonstration Arboretum and Honor Grove during this interactive class and learn the basics of tree identification, including leaf shape and arrangements and other characteristics.
Join SPICMACAY, in collaboration with UPC, for "Garba and Dandiya Night," a fun, free, family-friendly community dance festival with simple and easy to follow Indian folk dance steps. The event will start at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Union Ballroom.
Laura Stein, assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, will present "Predator-induced mechanisms shaping integrated phenotypes across timescales" as part of the Division of Biology Seminar Series at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 23, in 221 Ackert Hall.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend seminars by candidates for produce safety research assistant professor on Friday, Sept. 20, and Friday, Sept. 27, both beginning at 10:30 a.m. in 2024 Throckmorton Hall.
Kudos, publications and presentations
The Rural Resource Resiliency graduate training fellowship, funded by the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship, known as NSF NRT, program at Kansas State University has selected 16 students in its first cohort.
Migette Kaup, professor of interior design, has received a professional grant from the International Furnishings and Design Association's Education Foundation.
Mike Krush, assistant professor of marketing in the College of Business Administration, and his co-authors were recognized at the 2019 American Marketing Association's Summer Academic Conference.
The K-State band program had a busy week of pep band performances and festival adjudications. Frank Tracz, director of bands, will also award the Sudler Trophy to the West Chester University Marching Band on Saturday, Sept. 21.
Health and safety
Annual emergency light testing will take place from 4-7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at King Hall.
The Department of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs is accepting applications for the Joey Lee Garmon Undergraduate Multicultural Student Scholarship and Joey Lee Garmon Undergraduate Scholarship for Social Justice.
The Academic Achievement Center Learning Lab will open Monday, Sept. 23, on the first floor of Hale Library. Alongside the Learning Lab, tutoring services will be offered in the same space.
The chemistry storeroom in 2 King Hall will be closed this afternoon, Friday, Sept. 20.