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K-State Today

June 18, 2014

Shanklin presents in Taiwan

Submitted by Carol Shanklin

Carol Shanklin, dean of the Graduate School, presented the keynote address at the 2014 Conference on Science, Technology and Society June 7 at Chung Hua University in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Her presentation, "Food and Agrotourism Trends," discussed how these trends were influencing the growth of tourism and their economic impact and importance of food safety.

While in Taiwan, Shanklin also visited six universities and met with university officials. She gave seminars to student groups at four universities about U.S. graduate education and reasons to study at K-State, and presented lectures on sustainability in food service operations at two other universities.

Shanklin and Chwen Sheu, the Paul Edgerley chair in business administration and professor and head of the department of management, hosted two alumni events in Tapei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan.