Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Martin Luther King Jr. gives a speech on Jan. 19, 1968 at Ahearn Field House. Courtesy of the University Archives.
From the Kansas Board of Regents
The monthly Kansas Board of Regents meeting on Jan. 17 included several items related to Kansas State University.
From the administration
During the 2018 Kansas legislative session, the Office of Governmental Relations will host a series of Legislative Review Sessions to keep the campus community informed on issues affecting the university.
Students have the opportunity to network with more than 85 agri-industry employers to learn about internship and career opportunities.
Graduate students have the chance to compete in the third Three Minute Thesis competition. This fun, engaging competition provides students with the opportunity to present their research in three minutes or less. Ready to compete? Register by Feb. 2.
Exactly 50 years after Dr. King's historic speech, four individuals who attended his lecture will share their remembrances. "I was there: Reflections on MLK’s 1968 K-State visit" is at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19 in Town Hall of the Leadership Studies Building.
The K-State 48 Film Festival kicks off the year with a storytelling workshop for students.
All K-Staters are invited hear about scholarships, licensure and work in the public and private sector in civil engineering at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 in 105 Umberger Hall. Pizza is served at 6 p.m. on the second floor of Fiedler Hall.
Cheryl S. Durst will present "Design, culture, work + life: People, place and the future" as part of the 2018 Ekdahl Lecture Series at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Regnier Forum at Regnier Hall.
News and research
Students enrolling in the athletic training program starting in fall 2018 will enroll in a five-year pre-professional bachelor's degree program.
Brett Horton has joined Kansas State University as a professor of practice in hospitality management at K-State Olathe.
Students from Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus received a unique learning opportunity during winter intersession when they traded in their classroom for the United States capital.
This past November and December, six K-State College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff had the opportunity to visit Sokoine University of Agriculture and its College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Tanzania.
The Green Action Fund is now accepting proposals for the spring 2018 semester from student groups and campus offices.
Kudos, publications and presentations
Andrew Young and Rachel Foss, regional & community planning students in the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, are among two students across the U.S. to be honored with the 2017-2018 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Graduate Fellowship.
Geology teaching assistant Mikaela Rader, senior in education and geology, has received the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers.
The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program welcomed Cheryl Rauh as program manager on Jan. 8.
David S. Allen and Jill Wood presented about K-State's digitally mediated field-based supervision program at a recent convening of experts at Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
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Newsletters and magazines
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