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K-State Today Student Edition

Thursday, February 22, 2024

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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From the administration

Research Weekly
Learn more about the Protein and Biopolymer Analysis Core Lab grand opening, the Global Food Systems Seed Grant Program and additional resources for researchers at K-State.

News and research

K-State celebrates $2.3 billion economic impact in Kansas, launches All Things Kansas dashboard
Kansas State University made a significant contribution of $2.3 billion in economic impact to the state of Kansas in fiscal year 2023, according to the university's latest Economic and Community Impact report.
NACADA now offering microcredentials
NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising is now offering microcredentials and digital badges upon the successful completion of its eTutorial courses. Registration closes March 4 for March eTutorials. Open to NACADA members and non-members.

Events

Retirement reception to honor Kathy Coleman at 2 p.m. today
K-State Libraries invites the K-State community to join in celebrating the retirement of Kathy Coleman from 2-4 p.m. today in the Hemisphere Room, Room 581, of Hale Library.
Stephen Miller to present Division of Biology Seminar
Stephen Miller, University of Maryland, will present "Simple Steps to Complexity? Investigating Developmental Mechanisms and Their Origins in the Volvocine Green Algae" at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, in 221 Ackert Hall.
Save the date: Andie Faber to present Signatures lecture March 29
Flyer for the Signatures Event
Save the date for the modern languages department’s annual Signatures lectures series. Andie Faber will present "Fostering Multilingualism for the 21st Century through an Ungrading Pedagogy" at 3 p.m. March 29 in the Leadership Studies Building Town Hall.
K-State Olathe to host relationship-based sales course
Join Kansas State University Olathe from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 18 for "Relationship Selling Essentials: Best Practices for Career Success."
Kylene Kehn-Hall to present Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology Seminar
Kylene Kehn-Hall, professor of biomedical science and pathobiology from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, will present the next Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology Seminar at 3:30 p.m. today.
Social Media Content Creator and Influencer Browsing Fair: March 6 event
K-State Social Media Week
Want to be a savvy and creative content producer? Improve your content creation game as you browse the creator and influencer fair with tips and demonstrations for video, photography, design and more, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6 in the Union courtyard.
Spectrum Center to host spring hike Feb. 25
The AdventureOUT program in the K-State Spectrum Center will host the spring semester kickoff hike at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Washington-Marlatt Park in Manhattan. K-State students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate.
CNAP to host presentation about securing NIH extramural funding
Headshot of CNAP hosted brown bag speaker, Cynthia Chestek.
K-State's NIH-funded Phase II COBRE Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity invites you to attend a presentation about securing NIH extramural funding at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in 498 Bluemont Hall or via Zoom.
EMBS to host NAMSA presentation on medical device testing
The K-State student chapter of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society will host Corey Leet from NAMSA at 6 p.m. today to discuss the practicals of medical device pre-clinical testing and engineering solutions for the process.
Division of Biology to host final event of Career Development Series: Your Financial Future
Interested in owning your own practice, or making the transition from college life to work life? The final workshop of the Career Development Series on Feb. 26 is two parts: Financing Your Professional Journey and Transitioning to Work Workshop.
K-State staff, students and alumna to be panelists at AAUW's International Women's Day celebration
Make plans to attend the ninth annual communitywide celebration of International Women's Day on March 8 hosted by the Manhattan Branch of the American Association of University Women, or AAUW.
Attend 3MT final competition today in Union Ballroom
The Three Minute Thesis final competition will be at 6 p.m. today in the Union Ballroom with a social period beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. Audience members can vote for their favorite presentation.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Carl R. Ice College of Engineering announces 2024 Ice Scholars
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University has announced its 2024 Ice Scholars, a group of select outstanding high school students who plan to major in engineering at the university.
Rural Education Center publishes research article on its STEM project in national journal
Dillon Simmons, research coordinator and in-house STEM expert with the Rural Education Center, is the lead author of an article published in a national journal about Project LEAPES, one of the center's grant programs.

Technology

When to use K-State's VPN
You must use a virtual private network, or VPN, when accessing protected proprietary and confidential data and campus resources while working offsite on an unsecured wireless network.

Newsletters, magazines and blogs

Five facts about Black History Month at K-State
During the month of February, the K-State Alumni Association honors Black History Month at K-State, affirming a steadfast commitment to unity and belonging.