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K-State Today Student Edition

Wednesday, November 20, 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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Submit an event for spring Week of Welcome
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Is your college, department, or student organization hosting an event during the first week of class in spring 2020? Submit your event details to be included in Week of Welcome promotional materials. Print marketing deadline is Monday, Dec. 2.
Out in STEM meets at 5:45 p.m. today in 305 Union
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Join the oSTEM K-State chapter from 5:45-7 p.m. today for games and to pick up some cool freebies from the national conference.
Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society to host industry presentation with Biosense Webster
The K-State chapter of EMBS will host Biosense Webster to discuss biomedical career opportunities at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 in 93 Engineering Hall. Biosense Webster representatives will take resumes and Chipotle will be available while supplies last.
Safe Zone training: Understanding signs of anxiety and depression
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Safe Zone and Counseling Services will offer advanced training for faculty, staff, students and community members who wish to learn more about understanding presenting signs of anxiety and depression at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 in 113 Leadership Studies Building.
Moorberg to give this week's geology seminar
Thursday's geology seminar features Colby Moorberg, assistant professor of soil science at K-State, who will present "Investigating the Pedosphere through Hydropedology and Root Ecology" at 4 p.m. in 213 Thompson Hall.

News and research

SafeRide Review Task Force: Seeking student members
The Center for Student Involvement seeks student members for the new SafeRide Review Task Force. Interest forms will be accepted until 6 p.m. Dec. 6.
Reminder: Transfer RefWorks citations by Dec. 31
The K-State Libraries subscription to RefWorks will end Dec. 31. All users who want to keep citations and PDFs stored in RefWorks must transfer them to an alternate citation manager. Library help is available to anyone seeking assistance.
First U.S. certificate program in animal health regulatory affairs now available
The animal health regulatory affairs graduate certificate combines the knowledge of animal science and veterinary medicine with skills needed to navigate governmental processes and regulations throughout the product lifecycle.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State mechanical engineering researchers fix decades-old mathematical error
While working with two common laboratory devices used in both undergraduate and graduate classes in automatic control theory, three mechanical engineering researchers found errors in mathematic models used in automatic control theory.
Hallmark Case Competition provides challenge for College of Business marketing students
Finalists in the Hallmark Case Competition
Three finalist teams in the College of Business' Hallmark Case Competition recently traveled to Kansas City to present their findings to a panel of marketing and strategy executives at Hallmark's corporate headquarters.
Science educators celebrate National STEM Day at KSU-NSTA event
National STEM Day provided the ideal opportunity to bring science education alumni Alex Brown and Subin Chun to campus for the KSU-National Science Teaching Association kick-off event of the 2019-20 school year.

Health and safety

It's not too late to get your flu vaccine
The walk-in flu vaccine clinic at Lafene Health Center for students and faculty/staff is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. No appointment is necessary.

Newsletters and magazines

Teaching and Learning Center's news and upcoming events
Stay up-to-date of the Teaching and Learning Center's upcoming professional development events, participate in the TLC Canvas Discussion of the Week, and read about our Highlighted Teacher of the Month, Kodee Walls.