The College of Business Administration will have an information session for students interested in studying abroad in Italy this fall. The session will be at 3:30 p.m. today in Calvin 102. A CIMBA representative will be there with a special Italian treat.
The Student Homecoming Committee is now seeking applicants. Pick up an application at the K-State Alumni Center or complete one online at www.k-state.com/homecoming. Applications are due at 5 p.m. today.
A Dining Etiquette program will be at 5:30 Thursday in the Gold Room of Derby Dining Center. The session is sponsored by Career and Employment Services.
Practice interviews will be from 9 a.m. to noon Friday in Holtz Hall. It is sponsored by Career and Employment Services.
Ross Szabo, author, will present “Why Happy Faces are Hiding: Talking About Depression” at noon Saturday in Forum Hall in the K-State Student Union. The lecture is sponsored by K-State Healthy Decisions and the Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils.
Recreational Services is offering an eight-session nutrition class for K-State students and faculty members interested in learning more about making better food choices. The class will meet from 12:15-12:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Tuesday. The $25 registration fee includes all eight sessions. Sign up by Friday in the administrative office at Peters Recreation Complex. For more information, contact Melissa Haug at 785-532-6980.
Nomination forms for the Anderson Awards for Outstanding Seniors may be picked up at the K-State Alumni Center or completed at www.k-state.com/programs/awards. Anyone is free to nominate a senior who has shown outstanding leadership, service, academics or inspiration. The forms are due by 5 p.m. March 6 to the Alumni Center. For questions, call 785-532-6260.
The Graduate School announces the final oral defense of the doctoral dissertation of Mark Harrison at 2:30 p.m. March 12 in Rathbone 3053. The thesis topic is “The Effects of Using Aliovalent Doping in Cerium Bromide Scintillation Crystals.”
A $500 scholarship for the fall semester for nontraditional students is being offered by the League of Women Voters. The deadline is March 15. Check with the Office of Nontraditional Student Services, Holton 101 or www.ksu.edu/adult/scholarships for more information.
The Graduate School announces the final oral defense of the doctoral dissertation of William Bryant at 10:30 a.m. March 25 in Ackert 324. The thesis topic is “Caspases and Caspase Regulators in Lepidoptera and Diptera.”
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