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K-State Today

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

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K-State Salina names new residence hall after Kansas aviator Amelia Earhart
Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus has named its third on-campus residence hall Earhart Hall in honor of Kansas aviator and female trailblazer Amelia Earhart.


K-State showcases student, faculty talent in 'Reflections, Spring Dance Concert '23'
K-State's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents "Reflections, Spring Dance Concert '23" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, in McCain Auditorium.
Association of University Presses’ 'Book, Jacket and Journal Show' comes to Hale Library
Through April 3, visitors to Hale Library can view the Association of University Presses' "Book, Jacket and Journal Show" display on the second floor near the Library Help Desk.
Dance lessons today for International Week
Dance Lesson participants from the past
Relieve some stress, have fun and learn something new from different countries from 6-8 p.m. today, March 28, in the K-State Student Union courtyard.
Personal Financial Professionals Summit is April 20-21
Join Kansas State University's personal financial planning department for the 2023 Personal Financial Professionals Summit on April 20-21 at the K-State Olathe campus.
S.A.F.E. Zone Advanced Workshop offered March 30: Resources for classroom and campus accessibility
S.A.F.E. Zone invites anyone to participate in the S.A.F.E. Zone Advanced Workshop: "Providing Access and Inclusion with the Student Access Center" on March 30 via Zoom.
Anatomy and Physiology seminar series continues today
The anatomy and physiology department’s seminar series continues today, March 28. Madeline Hall will present “The impact of early life stress on brain development, immune function and behavior in swine” at 4 p.m. in 407 Trotter Hall.

Human resources, benefits and training

Free Online Course Design Institute offered to assist those teaching or developing online courses
The five-week offering is for K-State instructors and graduate students who are currently teaching or plan to develop an online course in the next year. The course covers best practices for teaching online while offering practical applications.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Olsen and LaGree publish new research on professional relationships, consult industry on best practices
New findings from assistant professors in the A.Q. Miller School of Media and Communication suggest that managers should focus on organization and industrywide professional relationship development to support early-career professionals.
College of Business Administration announces spring faculty and staff awards
College of Business Administration Dean Kevin Gwinner recently announced the recipients of the college's faculty and staff awards for spring.


Common access card portals now available at K-State Libraries
Military-affiliated students at K-State now have access to two new common access card readers at K-State Libraries.
Data analysis and visualization seminar by MATLAB
Representatives from MathWorks will host a complimentary MATLAB seminar from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30, in 1107 Fiedler Hall.

University life

Don't forget: Encourage an undergrad to apply for the Morse Scholarship
Do you know undergraduate students who want to make the world a better place? Let them know that they can get started this summer. K-State Libraries is accepting applications for the 2023 Morse Family and Community Public Policy Scholarship.
K-State Family of the Year Application is now open
The 2023 K-State Family of the Year application is now open. The annual Family of the Year competition recognizes a family that has shown great dedication to the K-State community and Wildcat family.