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K-State Today

Friday, January 18, 2019

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

Focused in Friday

Focused in Friday: The Bluemont Bell was cast and donated to Bluemont College by Joseph Ingalls in 1861 to call students to class.

News and research

Robotics research to reduce chemical application, advance crop production
Ajay Sharda, assistant professor of biological and agricultural engineering, is principal investigator for the project titled "An autonomous insect Sense, Identify, and ManagePLatform, or SIMPL, to advance crop protection."
University registrar announces retirement
Monty Nielsen has announced his retirement effective June 30.
John C. Pair Horticulture Center to remain open
John C Pair Horticulture Center
The John C. Pair Horticulture Center near Wichita remains open after previously being planned for closure as a budget-cutting measure. After public input, faculty and staff determined methods for ensuring its self-sustainability.
KSU Foundation phone numbers to change
KSU Foundation: Our phone numbers are changing
KSU Foundation phone numbers will change as of Jan. 22.

Events

K-State men's basketball hosts TCU Saturday
Cheer on your Wildcats at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Bramlage Coliseum.
Welcome back with Week of Welcome Events
Week of Welcome Logo
The Center for Student Involvement and other campus partners are excited to welcome students back with a series of exciting events during the spring 2019 Week of Welcome. Check out the full schedule at wow.k-state.edu.
Register now to attend annual teaching workshop, 'Breaking Down Roadblocks to Student Success'
"Breaking Down Roadblocks to Student Success," the annual teaching workshop sponsored by the Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence and the K-State Teaching and Learning Center, will include presentations by keynote speaker Todd Zakrajsek.

University life

K-State CrossFit offering membership discount
Membership Promotion Pricing
For the month of January only, K-State CrossFit is offering new and existing members a discount on memberships. If you're interested in trying out K-State CrossFit, come to the free intro to CrossFit class offered Saturdays at 10 a.m. in 4 Natatorium.