Friday, September 23, 2016
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Engineering Hall has created approximately 108,000 square feet of instructional, research and office space in support of interdisciplinary learning and collaboration in the college.
From the administration
K-State alumni and higher education leaders, President Bud Peterson, Superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr., and President David Hall, will participate in Landon Lecture Panel at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union.
Gen. Richard Myers, interim president, will present the address in Manhattan at 3:30 p.m. today, Sept. 23, in the K-State Alumni Center, and at the Kansas State Polytechnic Campus at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the College Center conference room.
K-State's Horticulture Club will host a mum sale from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Kansas State University Gardens. The club will sell 8-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch pots of single and variegated colors.
K-State Libraries, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and the English department are co-sponsoring a series of events Sept. 25-Oct. 1 to recognize Banned Books Week.
Scott Jones, associate dean of student life and director of nonviolence programs, will facilitate an at-risk veterans Safe Zone training from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 26 in 112 Leadership Studies Building.
Majid Jaberi-Douraki's interests lie in developing biological and epidemiological models. This talk aims to be accessible to nonspecialists in the area, including undergraduate students, and features developing research in interdisciplinary fields.
The Capitol Steps, a group of current and former congressional staffers, will put some "mock" in Democracy with "What to Expect When You're Electing" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University.
October is the perfect time to fall into culture at Kansas State University. Enjoy a variety of musical and theatrical performances, lectures and other events throughout the month.
The art department will present the lecture "Fact and Fiction: Imaging the West" by artist Jeremiah Ariaz at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in 201B Willard Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
News and research
The Spare family will receive the 2016 Kansas State University Family of the Year honor at Family Day on Sept. 24.
The K-State Student Union and K-State Campus Store have partnered to provide free shuttle rides to Bill Snyder Family Stadium on home game days.
The Kansas Forest Service welcomes new district forester Jami Seirer to northwest Kansas and Ariel LaVarnway as senior administrative assistant in the state office in Manhattan.
Kudos, publications and presentations
K-State's interim president is being recognized by the Air Force Association for his lifetime achievements.
DesignIntelligence ranks K-State's interior design program No. 6 in the nation and No. 2 in the Midwest. Employers find program graduates to be exceptional problem solvers and prepared for professional careers.