Saturday, October 10, 2015

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

From the administration

A Letter from A.D. John Currie
A special edition letter as K-State Athletics works in conjunction with the Student Governing Association to provide an update on the future of student privilege fees for K-State Athletics.


Week Three — Movement Challenge results
The results are in from week three of the Movement Challenge. Who will come out on top for winning overall?


Learn how undergraduate research can 'spark' your resume
Learn how to effectively put your research experience on your resume at a Career and Employment Services workshop at 2:30 p.m. today in 227 K-State Student Union.
K-State volleyball in Bramlage at 2 p.m. Saturday
The K-State volleyball team will play at 2 p.m. Saturday in Bramlage Coliseum. The match also features free admission for the general public.
National 4-H Week student feature: Brooke Jackson
Throughout her 12 years as a Martha Washington 4-H Club member, Brooke Jackson always enjoyed helping younger members discover their own strengths and talents.
Graduate student retreat Oct. 16
Interested in connecting with graduate students and faculty? Join us on Friday, Oct. 16, for a daylong graduate student retreat to manage your academic journey, balance competing demands on your schedule and find community with other graduate students.

Kudos/ publications/ presentations

Welch receives Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award
Stephen Welch, professor of agronomy, is among four recipients of the state's most prestigious recognition for scholarly excellence, the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards.
Registered veterinary technician at Kansas State University discovers, publishes about tapeworm parasite in maned wolf at local zoo
A tapeworm parasite more typically found in domestic dogs and cats has been discovered in a maned wolf from Manhattan's Sunset Zoo.
K-State geography students honored at regional meeting
K-State geography students honored at regional meeting for research excellence.
Dobrzanski performs, teaches at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Sławomir Dobrzański, associate professor of music, piano, was a guest artist at the School of Music of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, or UNAM, in the Coyoacán district of Mexico City.
Grain science professor edits major reference work
Jon Faubion, Singleton professor of grain science, is one of the four editors of the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Food Grains, newly published by Elsevier Press.

New hires/exits

College of Veterinary Medicine's new executive director for international programs
The College of Veterinary Medicine has hired Keith Hamilton as executive director for international programs.


Zoom increases meeting size default to 50 participants
Zoom, K-State's audio/video conferencing service, has increased the default capacity of all Zoom meetings from 25 participants to 50 participants. The upgrade is effective Friday, Oct. 9.


Service interruption: Chalmers Hall chilled water
The cooling for Chalmers Hall will be interrupted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, to Thursday, Oct. 15, so workers can replace valves on air handling units.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer for the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy Study
Marriage and family therapy program researchers are looking for participants with symptoms of depression who are interested in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy.