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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, November 17, 2017

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

Focused in Friday

Focused in Friday: A turkey statue in the Kansas State University Gardens.


Call for submissions: Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol
The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry calls for undergraduate submissions for the Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Feb. 14, 2018.
Tickets on sale now for Friends of McCain Holiday Home Tour Dec. 3
The Friends of McCain Holiday Home Tour Dec. 3 supports the McCain Performance Series and its educational and outreach programming.
Black Faculty Staff Alliance's next step after KSUnite
The Black Faculty Staff Alliance will kick off a book club in February 2018. The group invites administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members to explore "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America."
Sign up open for Health Professions Mock Interviews
Sign up now for mock interviews with health professionals on Nov. 30 at the Berney Family Welcome Center.
Sergeant Audie Murphy Club presentation
The K-State Veteran Student Center will host a presentation about the history, purpose and future of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club from 1-2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, in Room 207 of the K-State Student Union.

News and research

Veterinarian says the same food safety rules that apply to humans also apply to pets
Like to give your furry friend tidbits of human food on Thanksgiving? A Kansas State University veterinarian shares several food safety tips on how to keep people and their pets healthy this holiday season.

University life

Return Green Apple Bikes before fall break
K-Staters are encouraged to return Green Apple Bikes before leaving for fall break. Bikes can be returned to any rack or placed adjacent to curbs.
Union fall break hours
K-State Student Union logo
The K-State Student Union will have adjusted hours for the week of fall break and Thanksgiving.
Read full announcement | From Hannah Ens | November 17, 2017
Morse Department of Special Collections fall break hours
The Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, and Tuesday, Nov. 21. Special Collections will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 26.
Beach Museum of Art holiday schedule
The Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art office and galleries will be closed Nov. 23-25 and Dec. 24 through Jan. 1, 2018.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Pentz elected to National Dance Educators advisory board of directors for three-year term
Julie Pentz
Julie L. Pentz, associate professor and associate director of dance in the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, is serving a three-year term as director of student initiatives for the National Dance Educators Organization.
Read full announcement | From Kate Digby | November 17, 2017

Newsletters and magazines

November 2017 Lifelines — College of Veterinary Medicine newsletter
The November Lifelines newsletter features the fall teaching awards in the College of Veterinary Medicine, a video feature with Jessica Meekins who performed cataract surgery on a baby gibbon, Halloween pet pics and more.