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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, September 23, 2016

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

Engineering Building

Engineering Hall has created approximately 108,000 square feet of instructional, research and office space in support of interdisciplinary learning and collaboration in the college.

From the administration

Monday's Landon Lecture to discuss higher education issues
K-State alumni and higher education leaders, President Bud Peterson, Superintendent Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Jr., and President David Hall, will participate in Landon Lecture Panel at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union.


Gen. Richard Myers, interim president, to deliver State of the University address
Gen. Richard Myers, interim president, will present the address in Manhattan at 3:30 p.m. today, Sept. 23, in the K-State Alumni Center, and at the Kansas State Polytechnic Campus at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the College Center conference room.
K-State Horticulture Club to host mum sale Sept. 23-24
K-State's Horticulture Club will host a mum sale from 4:30-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Kansas State University Gardens. The club will sell 8-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch pots of single and variegated colors.
K-State students, faculty observe Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week logo
K-State Libraries, Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and the English department are co-sponsoring a series of events Sept. 25-Oct. 1 to recognize Banned Books Week.
At-risk veterans Safe Zone training offered Sept. 26
Scott Jones, associate dean of student life and director of nonviolence programs, will facilitate an at-risk veterans Safe Zone training from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 26 in 112 Leadership Studies Building.
Read full announcement | From Anna Waugh | September 23, 2016
Interdisciplinary talk to discuss mathematical modeling with multidisciplinary applications in biological systems
Majid Jaberi-Douraki
Majid Jaberi-Douraki's interests lie in developing biological and epidemiological models. This talk aims to be accessible to nonspecialists in the area, including undergraduate students, and features developing research in interdisciplinary fields.
Read full announcement | From Brenee King | September 23, 2016
The Capitol Steps bring humorous look at politics to McCain
The Capitol Steps, a group of current and former congressional staffers, will put some "mock" in Democracy with "What to Expect When You're Electing" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University.
October offers a cool burst of entertainment at Kansas State University
October is the perfect time to fall into culture at Kansas State University. Enjoy a variety of musical and theatrical performances, lectures and other events throughout the month.
Visiting Artist Lecture: 'Fact and Fiction: Imaging the West' by Jeremiah Ariaz
From "Once Upon A Time In The West" by Jeremiah Ariaz
The art department will present the lecture "Fact and Fiction: Imaging the West" by artist Jeremiah Ariaz at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in 201B Willard Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

News and research

Spare family named Kansas State University's 2016 Family of the Year
The Spare family will receive the 2016 Kansas State University Family of the Year honor at Family Day on Sept. 24.
K-State Student Union offers free game day shuttle
Union logo
The K-State Student Union and K-State Campus Store have partnered to provide free shuttle rides to Bill Snyder Family Stadium on home game days.
Kansas Forest Service welcomes new district forester and new senior administrative assistant
Jami Seirer
The Kansas Forest Service welcomes new district forester Jami Seirer to northwest Kansas and Ariel LaVarnway as senior administrative assistant in the state office in Manhattan.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Myers receiving career honor from Air Force Association
K-State's interim president is being recognized by the Air Force Association for his lifetime achievements.
Interior design program ranked No. 6 in the U.S.
Kansas State University interior design student works with a student from Inje University during a workshop in South Korea
DesignIntelligence ranks K-State's interior design program No. 6 in the nation and No. 2 in the Midwest. Employers find program graduates to be exceptional problem solvers and prepared for professional careers.
Read full announcement | From Anne Rubash | September 23, 2016