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K-State Today

Friday, February 15, 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: Lights at the College of Business Building.

From the administration

National search for dean of College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension
The Office of the Provost announces a national search for the next dean of the College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension at Kansas State University.
Reminder: Legislative Review Session today at noon
The Office of Government Relations will host a Legislative Review Session at noon today in the K-State Student Union's Cottonwood Room. Bring your lunch and hear about legislative issues affecting the university.

News and research

Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol features five students from Kansas State University
Five undergraduate researchers will represent Kansas State University at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the State Capitol in Topeka.


APDesign Ekdahl Lecture Series presents landscape architect David Rubin
David Rubin
The College of Architecture, Planning & Design will present "The City is a Landscape: Kindness and the Space Between Buildings" by landscape architect David Rubin at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in Regnier Forum at Regnier Hall.
The Library and Your Research: Getting a Head Start on Using the ETDR Writing Template offered Feb. 18
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If you are preparing to graduate next semester or just want to get a head start, this workshop is for you. The emphasis will be on getting started using the ETDR Template. Join us from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in 1053 College of Business Building.
Fullagar to present Cassias Gallery talk
Clive Fullagar
Professor Clive Fullagar will present a gallery talk at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design's Cassias Gallery to go with his exhibit titled "5 Spaces."
Upcoming career meet-up event: Hospitality industry
Hospitality Career Meet-Up
This free networking event is intended to bring employers and students together to facilitate connections in food and beverage management, meeting and event management, and lodging management.
Read full announcement | From Mary White | February 15, 2019

Personnel changes

Woods named program coordinator for urban food systems academic program
Heather Woods joins the horticulture and natural resources department as the program coordinator for the urban food systems program.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Vibhavari Jani selected to receive International Interior Design Association Foundation Diversity Award
Vibah Jani
The International Interior Design Association Foundation, in partnership with the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation Inc., has selected Vibhavari Jani for the 2018 IIDA Foundation Diversity Award.
College of Education faculty, staff present at national conference
College of Education faculty members and undergraduate students are presenting at the National Association for Professional Development Schools in Atlanta this week.

Newsletters and magazines

February 2019 Lifelines — College of Veterinary Medicine newsletter
See the new issue of Lifelines with stories about cancer research, the new CVM staff awards, a prediction on an invasive tick species and more.

University life

Due today: Student Employee of the Year Award nominations
Show your hard-working student how much you appreciate them by nominating them for the 2019 Kyle Pelton Student Employee of the Year Award. Nominations are due today.