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K-State Today Student Edition

Monday, March 25, 2019

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

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch

K-State Today This Week with Wildcat Watch


KSUnite Weekly
Read this week's showcase of news and events regarding diversity and inclusion. The announcements are curated from K-State Today and distributed to both external and internal audiences.

From the administration

Save the date: KSUnite 2019 scheduled for Nov. 6
Richard Myers, president; Charles Taber, provost and executive vice president; Bryan Samuel, chief diversity and inclusion officer
The KSUnite movement continues to reaffirm the university's pledge to foster an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere. Richard Myers, Charles Taber and Bryan Samuel encourage the university community to save the date for the third KSUnite on Nov. 6.


Farmers market takes place Wednesday
Union Program Council and the Wildcat Wellness Coalition invite students, faculty, staff and the Manhattan community to the K-State Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, on Bosco Student Plaza.
ATID Showcase of Excellence set for April 25
runway show
The Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design Showcase of Excellence will take place on Thursday, April 25, at the K-State Alumni Center. The evening features a gallery exhibit and fashion show all showcasing original pieces done by students.
USDA national program leaders to present 'Food Science and Nutrition Funding at the USDA-NIFA' April 3
The food, nutrition, dietetics and health department will host Deirdra Chester, Jodi Williams and Melvin Carter from the USDA to present "Food Science and Nutrition Funding at the USDA-NIFA" at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in 164 Justin Hall.
Visiting Artist Workshop in printmaking with Shelley Thorstensen
Work by visiting artist Shelley Thorstensen
The art department will present the workshop, "Transforming Printmaking Through Chemical Innovation" by Shelley Thorstensen, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in 319 Willard Hall.
American Chemical Society-Student Affiliate hosts 'An Evening With' Sarah Lamm
Sarah Lamm, K-State chemistry alumna, will discuss working at Los Alamos National Laboratory and NASA's Curiosity Rover Team at 6 p.m. today in 437 Chemistry/Biochemistry Building. Refreshments will be provided.
Student academic success workshop offered March 27
The Academic Achievement Center, Tutoring Services and Powercat Financial are partnering to bring a workshop series that tailors to student academic success. The next workshop, Managing Time for Success, is 1:30 p.m. March 27 in 206 K-State Student Union.
'Spotlight on English' showcases undergraduate research, activities for the K-State campus community
Spotlight on English 2019
What can you do as a major or minor in English? Undergraduate students in English will answer that question as they share their work with the campus community from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Union Bluemont Room.
Live Ideas Lecture: Shakespeare and food
Sheila Cavanagh, professor of English at Emory University and founding director of the World Shakespeare Project, will give a Live Ideas Lecture about foodways in early modern England, focusing on social status and food practices.
Period Project hopes to end stigma
The Social Justice Alliance, a registered student organization, will host the Period Project, a two-night event to help end the stigma surrounding menstrual hygiene products.
DMSA Family recognition event this week
The next DMSA Family Recognition Pinning Celebration will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Ekdahl Room at Regnier Hall. Students, faculty and staff who embrace our ideals will be recognized. All K-Staters are invited to attend.
2019 Faculty and Professional Staff Retiree Ceremony
The Kansas State University Faculty Senate invites you to attend the 2019 Faculty and Professional Staff Retiree Ceremony at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the K-State Alumni Center.
Recyclemania week six standings
recyclemania   symbol
In the week six Recyclemania competition update, K-State is No. 1 in the Big 12.

News and research

Apply now for the Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award
K-State Libraries is currently accepting applications for the sixth annual Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award. Work completed since April 18, 2018, is eligible. Winners in each of the three categories will receive a cash award.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Powercat Financial selects new Peer Financial Counselors, Student Advisory Board members
Powercat Financial recently selected new peer financial counselors for 2019-2020, and 23 additional students will join Powercat Financial's Student Advisory Board.
Blue Key Honor Society selects 2019-2020 members
The 17 senior students will have unique opportunities to serve campus and the local community through mentorship, leadership and service throughout the upcoming year.