Friday, May 7, 2021
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From the president
President Richard Myers shares additional information on the move to phaseout of the university's reopening plan.
COVID-19 university updates
Read a summary of university COVID-19-related updates announced May 3-7.
From the administration
President Richard Myers and Provost Charles Taber will host the final virtual town hall of the spring semester for faculty and staff from 8-9 a.m. Monday, May 10, via YouTube Live.
News and research
Sarah Lamm, graduate student in geology, earned an internship with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The K-State Recycling Center is temporarily closed through May 11 for maintenance.
The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry, or OURCI, has awarded OURCI Research/Creative Activity grants for the spring 2021 semester.
The Developing Scholars Program, now in its 21st year at K-State, has selected student awardees for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Concert Choir will present an online streaming event, "A Missa Eclectica: Requiem for Our Time," at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 8.
Human resources, benefits and training
The Division of Financial Services will host fiscal year-end training from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13, and 9-10:30 a.m. Friday, May 14, via Zoom.
Kudos, publications and presentations
A multidisciplinary team of K-State students from engineering, architecture and business was selected to compete as a finalist in the virtual U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2021 Design Challenge April 17.
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has announced the first six recipients of its inaugural John H. Bateman Scholarship, which recognizes select outstanding students who plan to major in engineering at the university.
The Division of Biology recognizes outstanding graduate students.
Grades for the spring 2021 term are due by 5 p.m. CDT Tuesday, May 18, for all term courses, including those with final exams given Monday, May 10, through Friday, May 14.
As originally announced in January, support for the Mediasite Desktop Recorder software will end on June 30. Mediasite users are encouraged to instead use the free replacement called Mediasite Mosaic.