Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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From the administration
The Office of the Provost announces open forum dates for vice provost for student success candidates.
News and research
Kansas State University has developed an online master's degree in data analytics that will launch in the upcoming fall semester.
K-State agricultural economics faculty members Brian Coffey and Andrew Barkley won a national award for a study on evaluating teaching effectiveness in ag economics programs across the country.
Greg Willems, president and CEO of the KSU Foundation, has been selected to serve on the Council for Advancement and Support of Education National Committee for Institutionally Related Foundations.
Join IT and Global Campus staff for Coffee and Conversation from 9-10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the Konza Room at the K-State Student Union.
Say goodbye to summer and hello to the fall semester at this fun 80's-themed speakeasy event.
Jennifer Anthony, associate professor, has been named interim department head of the Tim Taylor Department of Chemical Engineering, effective July 22.
Kudos, publications and presentations
The horticulture and natural resources department was well represented by students and faculty at the American Society for Horticultural Science annual conference.
Canvas instructors can learn about helpful tips and resources to help you through the semester in the Getting started with Canvas course for instructors.
Top Hat has recently updated its tools, combining Top Hat Classroom, Assignment and Test into a single product — Top Hat Test. With Top Hat Test, instructors can administer tests and quizzes using a students' own mobile device.
Health and safety
K-State offers training opportunities to help prepare individuals for potential emergency situations.
Campus construction and maintenance
Beginning Thursday, Aug. 22, Mid-Campus Drive from Anderson Avenue to the traffic circle southwest of Anderson Hall will be closed to replace aging sanitary sewer, water and gas lines.
The Office of International Programs announces eligibility and application deadline information for the 2019 International Collaboration Incentive grant program.
All students can play an active role in advocating for the Libraries. Ambassadors also receive behind-the-scenes access and extensive training on Libraries services and tools. Applications are due by Sept. 5.