Wednesday, April 25, 2018
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A tree blooms during a spring morning between Holton and Eisenhower halls.
News and research
Kansas State University alumnus, Terry Schroff, owner and chief executive officer of Quiet Light Communications, Rockford, Illinois, has contributed to the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass communications for its newly inaugurated honors program.
Due to the rain, today's Farmers Market has been canceled. UPC is still giving away succulents in the Fireside Lounge on the first floor of the K-State Student Union, and Stephen Kucera will be playing the piano from noon to 1 p.m.
Come to Shellenberger Hall from 3-5 p.m. today for the Bakery Science Club's weekly bake sale featuring our specialty item, oatmeal cookies.
Kansas State University has been a recognized Tree Campus USA since 2013. Numerous events this week are planned in support of this honor.
The K-State family is invited to attend a tree planting ceremony near the front entrance of Dole Hall at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26. A "Fat Albert" Colorado spruce will be planted to honor the memory of Steve Logback.
The students of the K-State Chapter of Sigma Xi have invited Joanna Slusky to present a seminar at 4 p.m. today in 221 Ackert Hall. A poster session for undergraduate and graduate students will precede the seminar from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Chalmers Hall.
Douglas Allen, USDA research scientist and assoc. member at Danforth Plant Sciences Center, will present "Applications of transient isotopic labeling to assess metabolic fluxes of primary metabolism in plant tissues" at 4 p.m. April 26 in 13 Leasure Hall.
The K-State Concert Band and University Band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26, in All-Faiths Chapel. The concert is free to the public.
Stop by the Pre-Med Club's table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the K-State Student Union to buy raffle tickets for a variety of prizes, including a football signed by Bill Snyder and a basketball signed by Bruce Weber.
A retirement reception for David Littrell, distinguished professor of music, will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Alumni Center Ballroom.
The K-State social work program will host a retirement reception for Janice Dinkel and Betsy Cauble from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, April 27, at the Alumni Center.
The African Student Union, a registered student organization, will host Brad K. Hounkpati, a Fulbright scholar from Georgia, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, in the Bluemont Room of the K-State Student Union.
Lea DeLaria, actress from "Orange is the New Black," will share her life story and stand-up comedy at 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the K-State Student Union courtyard.
The Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships is hosting three Fulbright information sessions this week for individuals interested in applying. See the full article for date, time and location details.
"Data Management for Animal Health Studies" is June 7 at K-State Olathe. It is a seminar for professionals in the animal health industry who work with data quality.
The public and university community are invited to the Kirmser Undergraduate Research Awards ceremony from 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, in the Hemisphere Room on Hale Library’s fifth floor.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Jakob Hanschu, junior in anthropology and geography, Hillsboro, is the 2018 recipient of the Society for American Archaeology/Institute for Field Research Undergraduate Student Poster Award.
Seven Kansas State University architectural engineering students have been awarded a total of $14,000 in undergraduate scholarships for 2018-2019 from the Besal Lighting Education Fund.
Audrey Pickering, a freshman majoring in organ performance, won first place and a cash prize in an organ competition sponsored by the Twin Cities Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.