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K-State Today

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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

Spring daffodils

Daffodils bloom on K-State's Manhattan campus.

From the administration

Legislative update
This week is the final week of committee meetings in the Kansas Legislature. Both the House Appropriations Committee and the Senate Ways and Means Committee will work on sending their budget bills out of committee.


Kansas Transportation Engineering Conference celebrates its 100th anniversary
The Kansas Transportation Engineering Conference, hosted jointly by Kansas State University's College of Engineering and the Kansas Department of Transportation, will celebrate its 100th anniversary April 10-11 in the K-State Student Union.
First-generation web event April 4
Sonja Ardoin, Ph.D.
Jargon can be a barrier for first-generation students, or so will argue Boston University's Sonja Ardoin during a live web event from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in 247 Leadership Studies Building.
Don't be a drip: Do your part during Fix-a-Leak Week
Many households waste up to 90 gallons of water per day due to unidentified leaks. To prevent the loss of this precious resource, KCARE watershed specialist Stacie Minson offers some simple tips for identifying and repairing leaks at home.

Human resources, benefits and training

Community Safety Talk March 30
Randy Myles, community outreach officer for the K-State Police Department, will present a Community Safety Talk on the K-State concealed carry weapons policy from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, March 30, in 401B Hale Library.

Volunteer opportunities

Consumers needed for pork research
The meat science program is looking for groups in the community to gather interested members who will be paid for their participation in an upcoming pork visual appraisal session.

University life

Get energized — coffee and dining over break
Einstein Brothers Bagels in Hale Library and several K-State Student Union dining venues are open over break for your morning cup of coffee and lunch service.