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K-State Today Student Edition

Monday, December 9, 2019

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

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


Twelve Days of De-Stress with the Union
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Don't let finals get the best of you! Use the Union's "Twelve Days of De-Stress" to cross the finish line to winter break.
Universitywide Undergraduate Research Symposium Dec. 10
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry will host a universitywide Undergraduate Research Symposium from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom.
THREADS — A pop-up thrift shop to end slavery
The International Justice Mission at K-State, a registered independent student organization, will host THREADS — A pop-up thrift shop to end slavery Dec. 10 in 207 K-State Student Union. Proceeds go to the rescue missions of victims of slavery.
Cornerstone Coffee and Bakery happy hour specials
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Cornerstone Coffee and Bakery at Jardine is offering special happy hour drink deals. Come study at Cornerstone!
Math Club will host Math Party on Dec. 11
Math Party
The Math Club at K-State, a registered independent student organization, will host its monthly meeting and Math Party at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Math commons room, CW121. Come make friends and enjoy some math activities. The event is free.

University life

Calling all tap dancers
Tap To Togetherness
K-State has a growing, thriving and active tap dance community that offers many opportunities to tap dance throughout the semester.
Apply to be in Student Foundation
Student Foundation's membership applications are open and are due Jan. 31.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Welcome, new ambassadors
The Staley School of Leadership Studies welcomed a new class of Staley School Ambassadors at an induction ceremony on Monday, Dec. 2.
College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes fall 2019 outstanding seniors
The College of Health and Human Sciences recognizes the 2019 fall commencement outstanding senior award winners. This year's outstanding senior award winners were nominated by faculty and staff in each of their respective programs.
Zhilong Yang recognized as Professor of the Week
Zhilong Yang, an assistant professor in the Division of Biology, was recognized as Professor of the Week at the Dec. 7 men's home basketball game.
Roman Ganta speaks at conference and university in Thailand
Roman Ganta presents his research at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Rickettsia Conference.
Roman Ganta, K-State veterinary professor, recently traveled to Thailand to give presentations and discuss research collaboration at a conference in Chiang Rai and a university in Bangkok.

Personnel changes

Veronica Denison named assistant university archivist for K-State
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Denison will manage the day-to-day operations of the university archives, oversee the department's reference services, teach primary source instruction classes and work with the campus units and donors about archival collections.