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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, October 15, 2021

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

Fall campus

COVID-19 university updates

A summary of university updates related to COVID-19
Read a summary of university COVID-19-related updates announced Oct. 11-15.

News and research

Physics professor receives early-career scientist award
Loren Greenman, assistant professor of physics, recently received a $750,000 Early-Career Scientists for Mission-Critical Research grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
K-State leading new research on testbeds for improved soil moisture sensing and technology transfer
A new research initiative seeks to deploy soil moisture testbeds across multiple states to evaluate, calibrate and disseminate existing and emerging in-situ sensing technologies.


K-State Proud hosting volunteer training
K-State Proud will host a volunteer training at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Union Big 12 Room. Participants will receive pizza and the opportunity to donate for vintage Proud shirts. Please fill out the Google form if interested in attending.
Join in the Fighting for a Cure Tailgate Party this Saturday
Photo of guests at Tailgate Party
Tailgate with the College of Arts and Sciences and Johnson Cancer Research Center as they celebrate K-State's eighth annual Fighting for a Cure Day Oct. 16.
KS-LSAMP Conference 2021: Registration open
Students are invited to attend the first KS-LSAMP Conference on Nov. 4. Registration is free and now open. Meet current students and recent graduates, learn about summer research opportunities, and discuss career and leadership opportunities.
Graduate Student Council professional development certificate event: CV and Resume Building Workshop
Join the Graduate Student Council at 1:30 p.m. today through Zoom to learn effective strategies for building and formulating your CV or resume. Registration required. Attendance will be counted toward the professional development certificate program.
Beach Film Club: Virtual discussion on 'Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror'
Celebrate Halloween with F.W. Murnau's extraordinary depiction of vampirism and madness in the silent film "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror." Watch the movie in advance, then join the virtual discussion to share your thoughts on the German classic.

Kudos, publications and presentations

K-State Sales Team sweeps Challenger Sales Institute Tri-State Challenge
CSI Sales Team
The Kansas State University Sales Team took home top honors during the Challenger Sales Institute Tri-State Challenge hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma on Oct. 7-8 in Oklahoma City.