Friday, November 15, 2019
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Focused in Friday: Inside the Call Hall Dairy Bar is a framed stained glass image of Willie holding an ice cream cone.
From the provost
Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber shares an enrollment management update and highlights of the progress this fall from the Office of Enrollment Management.
News and research
Healthy pets and nutrition education are key components of a partnership announced a year ago between the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University and Hill's Pet Nutrition.
Tickets are now on sale for the Friends of McCain Auditorium McCain Holiday Home Tour. The popular biennial fundraiser for Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.
"Sales for Technical Professionals" is a workshop designed to enhance the skills of technical salespeople so they can be more successful and add more value to their relationships with the customers they serve.
Research physicist Yong-Le Pan will present a colloquium highlighting real-time detection and characterization of biological and chemical aerosol particles at a trace level in the atmosphere at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in 102 Cardwell Hall.
Housing and Dining Services invites the campus community to celebrate Coleen Esping, accountant III, at a retirement reception from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at 2008 Tunstall Circle, Jardine Tower third floor.
K-State's Gender Collective will host speaker Nyla Foster at noon Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Union courtyard in recognition of Transgender Day of Resistance. An art exhibit will also be displayed at the Chapman Art Gallery during the week.
For the first time, 21 fraternities and 13 sororities at Kansas State University will open their houses to the public for a holiday home tour on Sunday, Dec. 8. Proceeds raised will support the K-State Proud campaign.
Erika Lutter, Oklahoma State University, will present her research, "Chlamydia trachomatis host cell exit and kinase manipulation," at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in 221 Ackert Hall.
K-State social work students have set up a personal hygiene donation box for Homestead Ministries Inc., a safe haven for survivors of human trafficking. The box will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday between Nov. 15 and Nov. 22.
The History Graduate Student Organization will have a book sale to garner funds for its upcoming conference in April. A table will be set up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, and Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the K-State Student Union.
Wildcat 91.9, the student-run radio station at K-State, will partner with Public Hall for the Keep It Easy Concert Series. The live music will feature local artists True Lions and Oxford Remedy.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Zelia Wiley, assistant dean and director of diversity programs in the College of Agriculture, was named a recipient of the 2019 Administrator Award from Minority Access Incorporated at its National Role Models Conference.
Jim Sherow, university distinguished professor in the College of Arts and Sciences' history department, has been honored with multiple awards for his latest book on the famous Chisholm Trail.
Haydan Vosburgh, fourth-year student in the College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of five recipients of a $5,000 equine medicine scholarship from Merck Animal Health.
Campus construction and maintenance
Road work on Kimball Avenue is expected to cause delays for traffic turning west from U.S. Highway 24/Tuttle Creek Boulevard. Consider using alternate routes.
If you were interested in the content presented at September’s Have a Byte event but were unable to attend, you can now view the archived presentations on the Global Campus website.
Global Campus is accepting course proposals for May and August 2020 intersessions. Intersession provides on-campus, off-campus and online course options between semesters to help students get ahead or graduate on time.