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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, January 19, 2018

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

Focused in Friday: Ahearn Field House is where Martin Luther King Jr. gave a university speech on Jan. 19, 1968, before his death in April 1968.

Events

Updated ticket and security information for Jan. 25 Martin Luther King III lecture
Due to the relocation of Martin Luther King III's lecture and implementation of updated security measures, tickets to the event must be exchanged.
Student Foundation membership application workshop Monday
Student Foundation will host its annual application and interview workshop from 5-6:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in Town Hall of the Leadership Studies Building.
Canceled: Jan. 19 Legislative Review Session
Today's Legislative Review Session has been canceled. The next session will be from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Bluemont Room of the K-State Student Union.
Social and online media professional training offered
The Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement will host the New-Media Marketing Boot Camp Feb. 27-28 at the Bluemont Hotel in Manhattan. The workshop focuses on skill and strategy development for social media and online marketing.

News and research

College of Veterinary Medicine holds open house for renovated anatomy laboratory and learning space
Students, faculty and staff of Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine look over the newly renovated gross anatomy laboratory in Trotter Hall.
On Jan. 16, the college had an open house for its newly redesigned third-floor gross anatomy laboratory in Trotter Hall.
Kristan Corwin named associate dean for research in College of Arts and Sciences
Following an internal search, the College of Arts and Sciences has named Kristan Corwin as the new associate dean for research.
Wildland fire risk is above normal in central, southern Plains
Wildfire Potential
A recent report indicates that much of Kansas, as well as other Plains states, are at a greater-than-normal risk of wildland fires for the next several months.

University life

Submissions open for Sullivan Poetry Award
The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting submissions for a poetry contest for the Sullivan Poetry Award. This contest is open to all K-State students and the winning poem will receive a $2,000 prize.
Join the Orientation and Enrollment team
The 2018 Orientation and Enrollment application for orientation leaders and Wildcat Warm-up counselors is still open. The deadline to apply is Jan. 26.
Nominate a K-State Libraries professional staff member for the Dean's Award
Dean's award graphic text
Nominate a professional staff member who has made exceptional contributions to K-State Libraries for the Dean's Award by Jan. 31. The recipient will be presented with a monetary award and a plaque at the Libraries' spring employee award ceremony.