Monday, March 25, 2019
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From the administration
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the week six Recyclemania competition update, K-State is No. 1 in the Big 12.
News and research
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 recently selected new peer financial counselors for 2019-2020, and 23 additional students will join Powercat Financial's Student Advisory Board.
The 17 senior students will have unique opportunities to serve campus and the local community through mentorship, leadership and service throughout the upcoming year.