Thursday, August 5, 2021
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From the administration
In preparation for the start of the fall semester, President Richard Myers and Provost Charles Taber will host an additional virtual town hall for faculty and staff from 9-10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, via YouTube Live.
Find resources related to research, scholarly and creative activity and discovery at K-State.
The 2021 New Student Convocation will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, at Bill Snyder Family Stadium.
Don't forget to sign up as a volunteer to assist with welcome events designed to kick-start students' return to campus this fall.
We invite all first-year and first-time-on-campus students at K-State to engage in Wildcat Dialogues, an intercultural learning experience facilitated by student, faculty and staff conversation guides. There will be four event times to choose from.
Kudos, publications and presentations
A Kansas State University team of researchers in agricultural engineering has been recognized for an idea that will use robotic machines to collect data that can help farmers make better decisions when planting crops.
A competition team from the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science at Kansas State University placed second in the "HVAC System Selection" category at a recent virtual ASHRAE international competition.
Linda Duke, director of the Beach Museum of Art, has served as a consultant for a Texas Tech University team that used Visual Thinking Strategies discussions of art images to build observation, critical thinking and communication skills.
HRIS, KSIS and DARS will be unavailable from midnight to 4 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 8. Maintenance will be performed on the Oracle PeopleSoft systems.
The Division of Information Technology has made improvements to the KSU Wireless network infrastructure. You will need to remove or forget your current K-State wireless connection and create a new one for your phones, tablets, laptops and computers.