Friday, January 19, 2018
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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.
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 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.
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.
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
On Jan. 16, the college had an open house for its newly redesigned third-floor gross anatomy laboratory in Trotter Hall.
Following an internal search, the College of Arts and Sciences has named Kristan Corwin as the new associate dean for research.
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.
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.
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 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.