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K-State Today

Friday, February 23, 2018

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Focused in Friday

Focused in Friday: Chairs in the Barry and Deni Greenberg Commons in Regnier Hall.

From the president

University committed to smoke-free campuses
President Richard B. Myers
President Richard Myers writes about changes to the university's smoking policy as of June 1.

News and research

Freshman Academic Progress Reports due Feb. 26
The deadline for submission of the Academic Progress Reports for all freshmen is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26. These reports give students an early indication as to their performance in your course or course section.
Temporary road closure for Manhattan Avenue Mile race March 3
North Manhattan Avenue will be closed from approximately 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 3, for the Manhattan Avenue Mile road race. Note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24, but was rescheduled to March 3 because of winter weather.

Events

McCain Performance Series kicks off March with Shakespeare, Austen
"Hamlet" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, and "Sense and Sensibility" will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 2.
Journalism and Mass Communications Ambassadors to host Panera Fundraiser Feb. 26
JMC Ambassadors Panera 2018
The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications Ambassadors will host a fundraiser from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Panera.
Graduates students in MFA program featured in Manhattan Arts Center exhibition
"Accession: Kansas State Grad Show" gives first-, second- and third-year graduate students the opportunity to share their work with the local community.
A.Q. Miller School to host screening of National Geographic 'From the Ashes' film
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The A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications will host a free, public screening of the film "From the Ashes" at 6 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the Wildcat Chamber at the K-State Student Union.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Harner honored with induction to Hall of Fame
Joseph Harner, professor and department head of biological and agricultural engineering
Joseph Harner, professor and department head of biological and agricultural engineering, was inducted into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at an awards luncheon Feb. 15 at the 2018 Frame Building Expo in Columbus, Ohio.