News from Kansas State University Olathe
March 2018
Research Showcase connects KC industry with university research to accelerate products

On May 16, business and industry professionals in Greater Kansas City are meeting with Kansas State University researchers at the 2018 Research Showcase to explore the university's expansive portfolio of research capabilities, technologies and facilities available to partners in the metro area. Registration for industry attendance is still open.

Open House is Saturday, April 7

Join K-State Olathe from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 7 for a day of free entertainment, food and fun at the All-University Open House. We will have attractions and activities for all ages. No registration is required.

Going back to school? We're offering four $500 scholarships  to new students applying to or accepted to our graduate degree programs for the summer or fall 2018 academic semesters. To apply, attend the 10-11 a.m. Coffee with the Deans event on April 7 at our All-University Open House.

This summer, K-State Olathe is offering three STEM-based summer camps for middle school students. The camps use hands-on activities to teach advanced knowledge about food safety, horticulture and animal health.

Coming to campus? The K-State Mobile app now includes the K-State Olathe campus. The campus has profiles for visitors and industry that include useful information, such as resources, a directory, an overview of artwork on campus and much more. Download the app today on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Faculty Profile: Paul Casady

Paul Casady is the executive in residence and professor of practice for animal health at K-State Olathe. For 35 years, he led overseas divisions of large, animal health pharmaceutical companies before joining K-State Olathe. Learn about Casady's journey from the executive world to higher education and some of the insights he has gained in his storied career. Read more

Upcoming events
  • Webinars -- Looking to further your education? Spend 30 minutes of your lunch hour getting an in-depth look at some of K-State Olathe's graduate programs from the faculty who instruct them. Each webinar is from noon to 12:30 p.m. and questions are welcome. Attend a webinar and receive an application fee waiver to the K-State Graduate School (valued at $65). Upcoming sessions are:
    • Professional Science Master's in Applied Science and Technology, April 12 --This unique program is designed for students to pursue advanced training in the sciences while gaining professional skills highly valued by employers. Register now
    • M.S. in Veterinary Biomedical Science, May 2 -- This program advances students' knowledge in animal health, and provides research opportunities in state-of-the art labs. Graduates also learn how to be the next generation of leaders in the growing animal health industry. Register now
    • M.S. in School Counseling, June 6 -- The program is designed to prepare dynamic, professional school counselors to be team leaders who implement comprehensive initiatives that are integral to the total educational program. School counselors are prepared to support students' achievement and learning and their academic, career, and personal/social development. Register now
  • Graduate programs information session, April 19 -- Unable to make it to a webinar? Our academics team will be on campus from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, to answer questions about enrollment, degrees and the personalized education options K-State Olathe offers. Attend and receive an application fee waiver to the K-State Graduate School (valued at $65). Register now
Around the campus

Nearly 90 industry, agency and educational stakeholders attended the third in a series of four seminars tailored to the animal health regulatory affairs community. The seminar, "Ensuring Data quality in Animal Health Studies," is a hot topic and is considered critical for successful submission and product approval.

More than 100 attendees visited K-State Olathe for the "Leaders of Tomorrow" symposium conducted by the  Command and General Staff College Foundation  Inc.  Richard B. Myers, Kansas State University president, delivered the keynote address on leadership.

Several members of the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute met at Kansas State University's Manhattan campus for the organization's quarterly stakeholder meeting. Members learned about research initiatives from the vice president for research and a researcher; received updates on the federal National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility that is being built on campus; and toured a training laboratory at the Biosecurity Research Institute. 

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