September 2018
Research looks at consumer attitudes, emotions to beauty care products

A graduate student's report sheds new light on consumers' use and purchase of beauty care products. It is one of the first studies to publicly share information and terminology on the emotions and attitudes consumers have about beauty care products.

Trends and career pathways in the animal health industry are the focus of the upcoming seminar  "Animal Health Industry Insights"  from Kansas State University. It is 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 23 at K-State Olathe. 

Join Kansas State University,  BioNexus KC  and  BioKansas  for Kansas City One Health Day. The event is from 3-6 p.m. Nov. 1 at K-State Olathe. It features activities about a One Health approach to antibiotic stewardship. 

Upcoming events
  • Webinars -- 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 during the lunch hour 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:
    • Veterinary Biomedical Science Webinar, Oct. 3 -- From noon to 12:30 p.m., discover how 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
    • Professional Science Master's in Applied Science and Technology webinar, Oct. 3 -- From 12:30-1 p.m., find out how this unique program helps students pursue advanced training in the sciences while gaining professional skills highly valued by employers. Register now
    • Master of Agribusiness - Animal Health Cohort, Nov. 14 -- From noon to 12:30 p.m., learn about the MAB degree and how its animal health cohort emphasis supports the Animal Health Corridor and a variety of animal health and food-related careers. Register now
  • Information session about academic offerings, Nov. 8 -- Join our academics team on campus from 6-7 p.m. to learn about our academic programs tailored to fit working professionals' schedules and career goals. Attend and receive an application fee waiver to the K-State Graduate School. Register now
Around the campus

K-State President Myers led a joint meeting of the Olathe campus' Board of Directors and Advisory Board, which is made of industry leaders in the Greater Kansas City area. The group brainstormed strategies for continuing to grow the university's impact in the region.

Ralph Richardson, dean and CEO, recently welcomed the Greater Kansas City Hotel and Lodging Association's Board of Directors to K-State Olathe. In his remarks, he highlighted the new hospitality management undergraduate degree completion program available via the Olathe campus and the need for ongoing collaboration with industry to meet workforce demands.

During BioNexus KC's annual dinner, Dr. Wayne Carter highlighted 1Data, a unique collaboration between Kansas State University and the University of Missouri - Kansas City that will help improve human and animal lives. The translational research project includes a data platform that will reduce time of drugs to market and reduce the number of animals tested.

On Sept. 19, more than 60 attendees listened to speakers from academics, industry and livestock production share insights about antibiotic stewardship in animal health. This event is part of the ongoing Regulatory Affairs Series. Mark your calendars for the next seminar on Dec. 6.

Ralph Richardson, dean and CEO of K-State Olathe, was named one of the 250 most powerful business leaders in Greater Kansas City by Ingram's magazine. In the September 2018 issue, Richardson shares his best advice to young executives, the top item on his bucket list and more. Learn more 

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