September 2021
Event explores complex interrelationships between health and the environment this fall
Experts in human and environmental health gather at Kansas State University's Olathe campus to celebrate One Health Day this November. Harmful algal blooms and their impact on humans, animals and the environment is the topic of this year's event.
Join our team
Now is your chance to be a part of K-State Olathe. Currently, we're hiring for a:
  • Research assistant professor/manager of the Sensory and Consumer Research Center
  • IT support specialist

New Hires
Mollie Rohrbaugh
Mollie Rohrbaugh joins the K-State Olathe campus as the professor of practice in hospitality management. She instructs hospitality management courses to undergraduate students and serves as a faculty advisor to the students of the hospitality management bachelor's degree completion program.

Upcoming Events
Ag Business Council luncheon honoring Sen. Pat Roberts, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Oct. 15 -- The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and K-State Olathe are hosting a luncheon on Friday, Oct.15, that honors Sen. Pat Roberts. Roberts has been a supporter of Kansas agriculture and K-State during his 40 years of service in Congress. Registration is required. | Register now

Vet Med Lecture Series: Those Creepy Crawly Parasites that Affect Cats and Dogs, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Oct. 20 -- Curious about our animal friends? The Careers and Cases in Veterinary Medicine series presents a webinar about the parasites in animals presented by Susan Nelson, Clinical Professor of Pet Health and Nutrition Center. The free series is geared to high school students, parents, teachers and the general public. | Register now

One Health Day, 3-6 p.m., Nov. 3 -- Join us for the international annual event highlighting and celebrating the complex interrelationships between human, animal, and environmental health. Experts in human and environmental health discuss this year's topic: how these harmful algal blooms negatively affect people and the world we live in. | Register now
Professional Development
Pesticide Regulatory Affairs: EPA Approval Process, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 6 -- The workshop will provide a practical approach to getting pesticide products approved and keeping them in the market post approval, while avoiding common pitfalls and challenges faced along the way. The workshop is designed to be interactive with case studies, and an opportunity for participant interaction and networking. | Register now

Critical Communications Skills for Leaders Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 14 -- In this interactive workshop, experiential activities and real-life scenarios will help emerging and current leaders become more mindful listeners and learn techniques and methods that will enable them to handle difficult conversation and conflict more effectively. | Register now

Advanced Animal Biologics, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 20-21 -- This advanced workshop will provide a history of applicable regulations and an understanding of the integration of science into successful product approvals. This workshop is suitable for people tasked with developing and maintaining an animal health company’s product portfolio and involved with a company’s regulatory strategies. | Register now
Information session about academic offerings, 4-5 p.m., Nov. 17 -- Looking to advance your career with a graduate degree or certificate or know someone who is looking to complete their bachelor's degree? Join our academic team virtually to discuss your career goals and find which of our academic programs can help you achieve those goals. Attend this online event and receive an application fee waiver to the K-State Graduate School. | Register now
Around Campus
Campus was abuzz with activity as more than a dozen home school students learned about bees during a hands-on field day at K-State Olathe. Students participated in a classroom lesson before enjoying some local honey on homemade biscuits. The experience culminated with a demonstration about apiculture from a local beekeeper, whose colonies provided the honey.
Advisory Board
K-State Olathe's Advisory Board recently held a meet-and-greet with campus faculty and staff. The social let campus members network and share ideas with members of the board, whom provide guidance and feedback on educational, research and outreach programs and work toward the goals of the K-State strategic plan, and also serve as advocates in the community.
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