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K-State Today

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

Fairchild Hall

Kansas State University's Fairchild Hall, named for George T. Fairchild, third president of the former Kansas State Agricultural College.

News and research

Exercise behavioral scientist offers tips on summer activity safety for children
Summertime can include injuries and sickness — most of which are avoidable with tips from a Kansas State University exercise behavioral scientist.
Consumer Movement Archives wins prestigious award from American Council on Consumer Interests
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The American Council on Consumer Interests has given K-State Libraries' Consumer Movement Archives the Stewart M. Lee Consumer Education Award. Consumers Union, aka Consumer Reports, is the only other organization to receive this honor.

Events

Registration open for kinesiology department's athletic performance testing
Athletes in grades 8-12 are invited to participate in scientific fitness testing offered by the kinesiology department's LIFE program. This testing will allow athletes to examine their athletic ability and identify improvement areas.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Pink and Purple Polyester Party raises $9,700 for K-State cancer research
The party, presented by CivicPlus, experienced its largest attendance to date and raised $9,708 for the university's Johnson Cancer Research Center.
Engineering extension specialist receives energy manager certification
Yvonne Cook, energy specialist with the K-State engineering extension Kansas Energy Program, recently received energy manager certification from the Association of Energy Engineers.

Newsletters and magazines

Graduate School spring 2017 alumni newsletter
Stay up to date with K-State graduate alumni and current graduate students by reading stories about the spring 2017 commencement ceremony, the Graduate School's alumni fellow, honorary doctorate recipient and current graduate student successes.