Monday, July 6, 2015

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News

Extended deadline July 17 to submit January intersession course proposals
The extended deadline to submit a January 2016 intersession course proposal is July 17. Intersession provides accelerated course options that help students work toward their degrees in a timely fashion.

Events

Enroll in an Osher 2015 summer class
Enroll in an Osher 2015 summer class to learn about prisoners of war in Kansas during World War II, the history of rock 'n' roll or movie censorship.

Publications and presentations

Marketing professor Swinder Janda’s research to be featured in the European Journal of Marketing
Kansas State University professor of marketing Swinder Janda will have his research featured in an upcoming issue of the European Journal of Marketing.

Human resources/benefits/training

ALiCE training offered July 14
Sgt. Chad Jager with the K-State Police Department will offer a training for citizen response to active shooter and critical incidents called ALiCE — Alert, Lockdown, inform, Counter and Evacuate — from 9-10:30 a.m. July 14 in the K-State Student Union.

Policy/procedure updates

Fiscal year 16 fringe benefit rates for proposal budgets
Human Capital Services has confirmed fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2016. These rates are effective immediately and should be used when preparing budget estimates to be included in proposals for extramural support.

Campus construction activities

Reminder: Road closures update for campus construction
Construction work on the Manhattan campus is in full swing and the weather is cooperating.

Maintenance

Service interruption: King Hall fume hoods
All fume hoods in King Hall will be unavailable for use from 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, through 5 p.m. Thursday, July 9, so workers can replace the fume hood exhaust motor.