Monday, August 29, 2016
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Drop by the Career Center in the Berney Family Welcome Center from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday for a brief advising session or to browse the Career Closet for free, professional attire for upcoming career fairs and interviews.
K-State will host two pep rallies at noon and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the 2016 Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
John Mathew, K-State alumnus with a doctorate in grain science, will discuss snack food product development in industry at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30.
Join the College of Education for the 2016 Education Symposium, "Taking Teaching to the Next Level," Oct. 13 in the K-State Student Union. Registration will be Sept. 12-16 in the Bluemont Hall lobby. Cost is $25 and includes lunch.
The National Strategic Selling Institute at K-State invites students to enjoy some pizza during an informational session for those interested in obtaining a certificate in professional strategic selling.
The first brown bag session will be from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, in 247 Leadership Studies building. These professional development sessions are designed for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.
As the school year begins, opportunities for cultural entertainment at Kansas State University are commencing as well.
Join the Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens and journey through the landscapes of Ashdown Forest, the inspiration for A.A. Milne's "Hundred Acre Wood," with author Kathryn Aalto for the Gardens' next Luncheon Series event on Friday, Sept. 16.
News and research
This year, thanks to student-centered tuition enhancement funding from the Student Governing Association, K-State Libraries have put the main textbook for targeted courses on reserve at Hale Library. Find out if your textbook is available.
K-Staters are encouraged to sign up or review notification settings for K-State Alerts directly on the university's Connect website. People who have previously signed up for alerts are now signed up for all three campus alerts.
Kansas State University's James R. Macdonald Laboratory has received a nearly $8 million grant renewal from the U.S. Department of Energy.
University officials seek building name suggestions from the campus community for the building commonly referred to as the old Foundation building.
Counseling Services offers group therapy to all K-State students during the fall semester. Group therapy is the preferred option for students wanting to better understand themselves and how they relate to others. Call 785-532-6927 to learn more.
On Aug. 25, Apple released an emergency security patch version iOS 9.3.5 after discovering a spyware that allows hackers to take full control of any iPhone. ITS recommends anyone with an Apple iOS device update to version 9.3.5.
K-State is hosting the second annual Pet Food Experience and Petfood Innovation Workshop Sept. 13-15. Students are invited to volunteer and/or attend the workshop.