Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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Lights illuminate Kansas State University's Regnier Hall.
Faculty Senate invites you to the 2018 State of the University address at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the K-State Alumni Center.
The campus coalition K-State Votes will be helping students register to vote on Tuesday, Sept. 25. Students can register to vote at different times and locations around campus.
The College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, will host Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA, principal, Brooks + Scarpa Architects, as part of the Ekdahl Distinguished Lecture Series.
K-State CrossFit is providing free two-week memberships — total of six classes — to individuals interested in and new to K-State CrossFit. The next session starts Oct. 1.
The Mid-Autumn Festival celebration will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today in the K-State Student Union courtyard.
K-State's Young Americans for Liberty, a registered student organization, will host "The Moral Right to Gun Ownership: A Dialogue" from 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Big 12 Room of the K-State Student Union.
The K-State Cancer Fighters student organization will sell 2018 Bill Snyder commemorative Fighting for a Cure shirts at the K-State Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, on Bosco Student Plaza at the K-State Student Union.
Erika Geisbrecht, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, will present "Through thick and thin: The path toward muscle proteostasis" at 4 p.m. Sept. 26 in 120 Ackert Hall.
News and research
The Staley School of Leadership Studies celebrates the DECLIC organization of Ziguinchor, Senegal, West Africa, as the 2018 Michael C. Holen Leaders-in-Residence.
Highlights from the Sept. 11 Faculty Senate meeting. Minutes become available on the Faculty Senate website as they are approved.
Student Alumni Board, a program of the K-State Alumni Association, is seeking nominations for its Distinguished Young Alumni Award.
The Testing Center thanks K-Staters for the opportunity to expand its team of weekend staffers.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Wayne Goins publishes extensive feature article on the Allman Brothers Band member legend Gregg Allman. The in-depth piece, "Leaning Forward Into Laid Back," delves extensively into the making of Gregg's first solo album, and rise of Capricorn Records.
Rebecca Bender, assistant professor of Spanish in the modern languages department, was awarded the second place Adela Zamudio Prize for her 2017 article, "Fashion, Ekphrasis, and the Avant-Garde Novel: Carmen de Burgos's La mujer fantástia (1924)."
Around 200 high school journalists and advisers visited the K-State Student Union for the Kansas Scholastic Press Association's annual fall conference on Tuesday, Sept. 18.