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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, March 16, 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

Focused in Friday: The cornerstone at Hale Library.

From the administration

Provost and executive vice president candidate feedback
Please provide feedback on this crucial K-State hire by March 20.


Register for the 30th Annual Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture
Save up to $100 when you register by March 30 for the 30th annual Kansas State University Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture. The conference will take place May 6-8 at the Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center in Manhattan.
Counseling Services to host day of remembrance
Counseling Services and Cheryl Taliaferro, a predoctoral intern, will host a day of remembrance to raise awareness about relationship violence within the LGTBQ military-connected communities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today on Bosco Student Plaza.

News and research

Kansas State Polytechnic collaborates with professional indoor football team Salina Liberty to fly drones during games
The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its unmanned aircraft systems capabilities to now include sports and entertainment operations with the help of a professional indoor football team.
Apply now for the Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award
K-State Libraries is currently accepting applications for the fifth annual Kirmser Undergraduate Research Award. The deadline is April 18. Winners will be selected in three categories: freshman, non-freshman and group project.
Road closures for St. Patrick's Day race may affect Manhattan traffic Saturday
The race route for Manhattan's annual St. Patrick's Day 10K race will weave through Kansas State University's Manhattan campus from about 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
Video: K-State NOW with President Myers
Richard Myers, president of Kansas State University, shares several university updates with Richard Baker in the March 2018 K-State NOW video.

University life

K-State Cats' Cupboard spring break hours
Cats' Cupboard: The K-State Food Pantry will be closed Sunday, March 18, and will reopen March 19-23 with modified hours. Cats' Cupboard will resume regular hours on Sunday, March 25.

Kudos, publications and presentations

KSDB wins 12 awards from Kansas Association of Broadcasters
Students at 91.9 KSDB Manhattan were awarded by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters in 11 categories with a total of 12 awards.
College of Education colleagues co-author article to inspire future Osage Nation agricultural education leaders
The College of Education's Jann Hayman, Alex RedCorn and Jeff Zacharakis co-authored a journal article on the Osage Nation's agricultural education needs. The intricacies traverse sociocultural, geographical and jurisdictional complexities.
Ken Odde receives KC Agricultural Business Council award
Ken Odde
On May 15, Ken Odde, professor of animal sciences and industry in the College of Agriculture, will receive the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence — the council's highest award — at the organization's luncheon.

Volunteer opportunities

Become a Relevate team member
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Relevate is looking to add to its team of scholars who are passionate about public scholarship. Relevate is an interdisciplinary team whose aim is to fuse technology and research to elevate and improve the health of interpersonal relationships.