Friday, April 20, 2018
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Focused in Friday: The untitled sculpture north of King Hall known as “The Fork" was sculpted by James Wentz for "Art In Situation."
Kansas State University will host the 25th annual Boy Scouts of America, Coronado Council, Konza District Merit Badge Conference and Target First Class Program on Saturday, April 28. Peter Dorhout, vice president for research, will be the keynote speaker.
The Staley School of Leadership Studies Ambassadors will host a summit Sunday, April 22, to help participants engage in community organizing and make connections with organizations.
Julia Hill will reflect on her personal experience as an environmental activist to inspire students into action and challenge the audience to consider sustainable practices and engage in green initiatives at 4:30 p.m. April 22, Earth Day, in Forum Hall.
Support the Women's Rugby Team at Kansas State from 5-10 p.m. Monday, April 23, at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory/Cold Stone Creamery in Aggieville.
Presenters from the Kansas Statewide Transgender Education Project will give a workshop about many topics — including how to be an ally to the transgender community — from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Big 12 Room of K-State Student Union.
The Asian American Student Union is hosting a free Muay Thai class at 6 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union courtyard. Taste of Asia has been rescheduled for 5:30-8 p.m. April 29 at the International Student Center on Mid-Campus Drive.
Counseling Services apologizes for any inconvenience anyone has encountered trying to use Zoom to join a Kat Chat instead of coming to 13 Leasure Hall in person. All of Kat Chats are recorded and posted later on the Counseling Services website.
K-State Sigma Xi, international scientific research honor society, will host Joanna Slusky, assistant professor at KU, at 4 p.m. April 25 in 221 Ackert Hall. Poster session will be from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the Chalmers Hall atrium.
A preview of K-State Theatre's "She Kills Monsters" will be performed at 12:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, on Bosco Plaza. Tickets available for a discount inside the K-State Student Union from noon to 1:30 p.m.
K-State's second Green Week begins on Earth Day, April 22, with Clean Up MHK and "What's Your Tree?" by Julia Butterfly Hill. Additional events are planned throughout the week.
Join us for a free afternoon of gallery activities and art projects for the whole family from 1:30-3 p.m. April 21, at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Additional inspiration will come from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
News and research
A senior in computer science and mathematics, Maria Fernanda De La Torre Romo is being recognized for excellence in research.
Do you need an elective? Do you want to complete a three credits hour course in just two weeks? Try FSHS 300 ZF: Sexual Violence. This class will be May 14 through June 1.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Kansas State University's junior honorary, Chimes, has selected members for the 2018-2019 school year.
Sarah Evanega recently visited K-State to discuss the need for more effective strategies to communicate science to the public. Read what she had to say about challenges in agricultural science, the power of storytelling, and more.
Beocat has added the Matlab compiler and the most common toolboxes to its set of available software packages.
A graduate student is looking for females, ages 18-29, to participate in a research study about the role that relationships play during recovery from substance use for at least one year. Participants that complete the interview will receive $25.
When the Cats for Clean Air policy is implemented on June 1, Kansas State University will reinstate a policy that dates back to the university's founding.