Thursday, February 21, 2019
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From the Kansas Board of Regents
The Kansas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 20 included several items related to Kansas State University.
Students interested in opportunities in management are invited to attend today's Management Career Meet-Up at the Berney Family Welcome Center.
The K-State Economics Club will host David Stetler, founder and president of FantasyCruncher.com, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 231 Waters Hall. Stetler will present this year's Regnier Lecture on Entrepreneurship.
Hear Chris Balakrishnan, founder of Nerd Nite, describe his experience and reflect on history, progress and challenges in science communication from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 22 in 324 Ackert Hall.
Jesse Nippert, associate professor in the Division of Biology, will give a presentation titled "Ecohydrology of the Konza Prairie" in this week's geology seminar. The presentation will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in 213 Thompson Hall.
The Division of Biology will host Chris Balakrishnan, associate professor at East Carolina University, as part of the Division of Biology Seminar Series at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, in 221 Ackert Hall.
News and research
Alan and Jan Levin invest in the naming of the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering in the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.
A longtime Cargill executive and Kansas State University alumnus will receive the university's highest honor, an honorary doctorate, in May.
The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus has selected three high school seniors from Kansas and Missouri as the recipients of the 2019 Vanier Bluemont Scholarship.
The College of Arts and Sciences encourages sophomore, junior and senior undergraduates, as well as graduate students, to apply for an Academic Engagement Scholarship. Deadline is March 18.
You can help your neighborhood create a sense of community by working together on a project that can make a difference. Apply for $500 to fund community wildfire risk reduction activities. The deadline to apply is March 1.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Jeff Pickering, professor of political science, is the 2019 recipient of the Quincy Wright Distinguished Scholar Award by the International Studies Association.
Volunteers are needed for K-State All-University Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6.