Thursday, April 18, 2019
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From the administration
Find the most recent funding opportunities and events for researchers in the April 17 edition of Research Weekly.
From the Kansas Board of Regents
The Kansas Board of Regents meeting on April 17 included some items related to Kansas State University.
News and research
Ryan Rafferty, assistant professor of chemistry, and Yi Zheng, assistant professor of grain science and industry, receive prestigious NSF CAREER awards.
Walking across campus you may notice something peculiar with a couple of trees. Specifically, two trees; one on the east side of Kedzie Hall and the other on the northeast side of Shellenberger Hall.
Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply by April 26 for the sixth annual Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award. The award recognizes excellent research, especially projects that incorporate library resources, with monetary prizes of up to $1,000.
K-State Athletics is joining the NCAA's Student-Athlete Enhancement Committee and the Division I, II and III Student-Athlete Advisory Committees to participate in the Days of Action: Sexual Assault/Violence Prevention Social Media Campaign April 17-18.
The search committee announces open forum dates with candidates who will interview for dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
K-State Police and Air Force ROTC Detachment 270 will team up to conduct a large-scale active shooter training from 4-6 p.m. today in Gen. Richard B. Myers Hall.
"The History and Art of Tea by Tea Master Shozo Sato" event postponed, to be offered in fall 2019.
The Showcase of Excellence gallery exhibit and runway show will take place April 25 at the K-State Alumni Center. Current and prospective students' work is displayed in a fun and creative way. Buy your tickets today.
Join the pre-law program on Earth Day to welcome renowned Wichita litigator Mikel Stout as he shares about his career and experience with environmental law. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Monday, April 22, in 207 K-State Student Union.
The last open session for anyone who would like to share their CRM feedback is 1:30-3 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in 207 K-State Student Union. If you are unable to attend in person, join the meeting via Zoom: ksu.zoom.us/s/946254621.
If you have a thirst for knowledge about what's happening around the College of Arts and Sciences, this is an event for you.
Jeff Herrick, soil scientist for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, will talk about the LandPKS soil app a USDA Brownbag Seminar at 2 p.m. today in 137 Waters Hall.
The 2019 Chester E. Peters Lecture Series presents Chris Linder as this year's featured speaker. Linder will discuss "Historical and Power-Conscious Approaches for Addressing Campus Sexual Violence" at 10 a.m. April 19 in Forum Hall at the Union.
University Printing will host "Printing 102: The Next Step" from 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, April 26, in the Big 12 Room of the K-State Student Union.
The Graduate School has recognized Kimberly Kirkpatrick as a 2018-2019 Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award recipient. All are invited to attend a public presentation of Kirkpatrick's work.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Ashlyn N. Fisher, a graduating senior in life sciences and pre-medicine, St. John, is the 11th recipient of the Michael E. Brown Alpha Tau Omega Mortar Board Leadership Scholarship.
The marketing department recently partnered with Hallmark to offer a new marketing case competition, with $1,650 in prizes for the winning teams.
Eight graduating Kansas State University students will be recognized by the K-State Alumni Association for outstanding achievements throughout their college careers during an awards luncheon on April 24 at the K-State Alumni Center.
Bette Grauer, assistant dean for retention, diversity and inclusion, and Jennifer Thornburg, retention coordinator, both from the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, were awarded honorary membership in Alpha Omega Epsilon.
The second edition of Live Ideas: Undergraduate Primary Texts Journal was published on Monday, April 15.
Silver Key Sophomore Honorary is collaborating with Kansas State University Baseball to bring members of the Manhattan Boys and Girls Club to today's baseball game.
Newsletters and magazines
The April issue of Lifelines, the official newsletter of the College of Veterinary Medicine, is now online. Top stories include the Zoetis Research Award, a USDA-NIFA Grant, Alumni Fellow seminar and more.