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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, May 12, 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

The stairs at Calvin Hall.


Communitywide trip to focus on Great American Eclipse of 2017
Register now for a bus trip to view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse.
Food Truck Friday returns to K-State Office Park today
Food Truck Friday at the K-State Office Park at the corner of Denison and Kimball avenues
Today is Food Truck Friday at the K-State Office Park! Two food trucks, Big Boyz BBQ and Tasty Traveler, will be dishing their best from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the KSU Foundation on the corner of Denison and Kimball avenues.
Natural resources and environmental science secondary major students to present capstone research projects
Students in the natural resources and environmental sciences secondary major capstone course will discuss the findings from their semesterlong interdisciplinary research projects from 9:40-11:30 a.m. today in 328 Waters Hall.
Summer art class: Graphic Design for Non-Majors
ART 303-Graphic Design Non-Majors
Seats are still available for the Graphic Design for Non-Majors July summer session.

News and research

K-State Today, K-State Today Student Edition summer schedule
K-State Today Student Edition will not be published during summer break from May 15 to Aug. 18. The faculty and staff edition of K-State Today will continue to be published Monday-Friday except on university holidays.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Kansas State University student from Overland Park a 2017 Cargill Global Scholar
Cargill Inc. has recognized a Kansas State University student for his potential as a leader and researcher in the spheres of food, farming and financial risk management.
Phi Beta Kappa chapter inducts new members
Forty Kansas State University students are the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.
Kansas State University recognizes 14 graduating seniors with outstanding award
Kansas State University Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Pat Bosco has selected 14 Kansas State University students for the Dean of Student Life Outstanding Graduating Senior Award.
Oxbow Animal Health selects Kansas State University veterinary student for academic scholarship
A Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine student, Jessica Eisenbarth, Hoyt, is the lone recipient of Oxbow Animal Health's veterinary degree scholarship.
Three K-State kinesiology students receive American Kinesiology Association awards
Kelsie Carpenter, Shane Hammer and Stephanie Kurti are recipients of American Kinesiology Association Scholar Awards for their hard work and dedication to the field of kinesiology.
Choma and Sampson-Choma honored as distinguished alumni of Messiah College
Kimathi Choma, assistant dean for diversity, recruitment and retention in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Tosha Sampson-Choma, assistant professor of English, were recently presented with an Alumni Achievement Award from their alma mater.
Katie Kingery-Page receives 2017 TreanorHL Architects Faculty Award
Katie Kingery-Page, associate professor in the department of landscape architecture and regional & community planning, was awarded the 2017 TreanorHL Architects Faculty Award.
Division of Biology undergraduates recognized for outstanding achievements
Each spring the Division of Biology honors several of its students for outstanding achievement. This year, seven undergraduates and their guests were recognized at a luncheon on May 6.
College of Human Ecology undergraduate and graduate student research and creative inquiry forum winners
Lara Hoss, junior in family studies and human services, won best family studies and human services research poster
The College of Human Ecology recently sponsored a research and creative inquiry forum for both undergraduate and graduate students to present and discuss their scholarly activities.
APDesign students complete another successful year of APDPro
Eighty-three students in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design at K-State completed the 2016-2017 requirements for APDPro, the college's professional development program.
Biochemistry and molecular biophysics majors achieve 100 percent acceptance to the University of Kansas School of Medicine
Photo taken by Maxwell Braasch, senior in biology and pre-med. Students left to right: Natalie Ost, Matthew Brettmann, Samuel Broll, Tate Gilchrist, Mackenzie Wahl and Garrison Olds.
The biochemistry and molecular biophysics department reports that all of its undergraduate majors applying to the 2021 class of the University of Kansas School of Medicine were accepted. All six participated in the new medical biochemistry track.

Newsletters and magazines

Kick off your summer with exciting e-news from the Career Center
The Career Center announces a shift in job search technology coming fall 2017, cool tips for dressing professionally in the summer heat, five ways to be a rockstar intern and much more in the latest e-newsletter!
May 2017 Lifelines — College of Veterinary Medicine newsletter
The May issue of Lifelines is now online from the College of Veterinary Medicine. News this month includes the story about how a team at the Veterinary Health Center saved a dog after being attacked by a suspected wild animal, and more.