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K-State Today Student Edition

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Regnier Hall

Lights illuminate Kansas State University's Regnier Hall.


Reminder: State of the University Address
Faculty Senate invites you to the 2018 State of the University address at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the K-State Alumni Center.
National Voter Registration Day
The campus coalition K-State Votes will be helping students register to vote on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Students can register to vote at different times and locations around campus.
Scarpa to present 'Ordinary and Extraordinary' in next APDesign Ekdahl Lecture
The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, will host Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA, principal, Brooks + Scarpa Architects, as part of the Ekdahl Distinguished Lecture Series.
Read full announcement | From Thom Jackson | September 25, 2018
Free two-week K-State CrossFit trial membership
K-State CrossFit is providing free two-week memberships — total of six classes — to individuals interested in and new to K-State CrossFit. The next session starts Oct. 1.
Read full announcement | From Travis Haug | September 25, 2018
Chinese Students and Scholars Union hosts Mid-Autumn Festival in Union today
The Mid-Autumn Festival celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union courtyard.
Read full announcement | From Li Wang | September 25, 2018
'The Moral Right to Gun Ownership: A Dialogue'
Tim Hsiao and Jonathan Herington
K-State's Young Americans for Liberty, a registered student organization, will host "The Moral Right to Gun Ownership: A Dialogue" from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Big 12 Room of the K-State Student Union.
Read full announcement | From Suan Sonna | September 25, 2018
K-State Fighting for a Cure shirt sale at Farmers Market Sept. 26
Coach Snyder holding K-State Fighting for a Cure shirt
The K-State Cancer Fighters student organization will sell 2018 Bill Snyder commemorative Fighting for a Cure shirts at the K-State Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, on Bosco Student Plaza at the K-State Student Union.
Read full announcement | From Marcia Locke | September 25, 2018
Erika Geisbrecht featured speaker for Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar Sept. 26
Erika Geisbrecht, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, will present "Through thick and thin: The path toward muscle proteostasis" at 4 p.m. Sept. 26 in 120 Ackert Hall.

News and research

Staley School welcomes leaders-in-residence from Senegal
The Staley School of Leadership Studies celebrates the DECLIC organization of Ziguinchor, Senegal, West Africa, as the 2018 Michael C. Holen Leaders-in-Residence.
Read full announcement | From Chance Lee | September 25, 2018

Shared governance

Highlights from the Sept. 11 Faculty Senate meeting
18-19 Faculty Senate President Wood
Highlights from the Sept. 11 Faculty Senate meeting. Minutes become available on the Faculty Senate website as they are approved.

University life

Nominate a graduate for the Distinguished Young Alumni Award
Student Alumni Board, a program of the K-State Alumni Association, is seeking nominations for its Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
Read full announcement | From Maria Childs | September 25, 2018
Thank you from K-State Testing Programs and Services
The Testing Center thanks K-Staters for the opportunity to expand its team of weekend staffers.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Goins publishes feature article on Allman Brothers Band member Gregg Allman
Wayne Goins publishes extensive feature article on the Allman Brothers Band member legend Gregg Allman. The in-depth piece, "Leaning Forward Into Laid Back," delves extensively into the making of Gregg's first solo album, and rise of Capricorn Records.
Spanish professor awarded prize for publication on women's participation in the avant-garde
ashion, Ekphrasis, and the Avant-Garde Novel: Carmen de Burgos’s La mujer fantástia (1924)
Rebecca Bender, assistant professor of Spanish in the modern languages department, was awarded the second place Adela Zamudio Prize for her 2017 article, "Fashion, Ekphrasis, and the Avant-Garde Novel: Carmen de Burgos's La mujer fantástia (1924)."
KSPA Regional Conference hosts 200 high school journalists and advisors
Around 200 high school journalists and advisers visited the K-State Student Union for the Kansas Scholastic Press Association's annual fall conference on Tuesday, Sept. 18.