When starting graduate school at Kansas State University in 1967, John Berschied did not realize the lasting impact his chemistry professors would have on his life. As a result of their endless support and guidance, Berschied went on to earn a Ph.D. from the university. Continue reading “Creating the next generation of scientists”
This article highlights some current graduate students and faculty successes:
- University of Distinguished Graduate Student Award
- Segebrecht Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award
- Marie R. Bonebrake Graduate Award
- Advanced materials manufacturing and international student opportunities focus of new NSF grant
- Watkins named a James Beard Foundation National Scholar
- Koochel Selected as the 2017 Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education’s Outstanding Symposium Poster award winner
- Elaine Johannes, associate professor and extension specialist in the College of Human Ecology’s School of Family Studies and Human Services
13 international graduate students, from all parts of the world, are advancing their education at Kansas State University through the Fulbright program.
The Fulbright program provides international students the opportunity to explore and engage with students and faculty in their field in a different cultural setting while undertaking a graduate experience at a U.S. university. Students can receive up to two years of funding to study at an institution through the Fulbright program. Continue reading “International students come to K-State to study through Fulbright program”
Reconnecting with Graduate School alumni has been the highlight of my summer. I have had the opportunity to visit with alumni in Seoul and Busan, Korea; Dallas, Denton, Ft. Collins, Denver and on campus. Continue reading “Dean’s Message”
K-State graduate alumnus and former associate director of K-State’s IGP Institute earns the position as Vice President of Overseas Operations for the U.S. Wheat Associates (USW). Continue reading “K-State graduate alumnus earns position at U.S. Wheat Associates”
Just this past week we welcomed over 300 new graduate students to campus during our 2017 Fall Orientation.
Since a majority of incoming graduate students are new to K-State, the Graduate School provides an orientation to help transition these new graduate students into their new roles through our Welcome and Orientation Activities. The Orientation activities are designed to provide students with the tools to succeed during their time at Kansas State University.
It has been over 30 years since the Graduate School called any place other than Fairchild Hall their home. As mentioned in our Spring 2017 Graduate School Alumni Newsletter, the Graduate School established a new residence in Eisenhower Hall in March 2017.
Continue reading “Eisenhower Hall, a work in progress”
The Graduate School, in partnership with Graduate Student Council (GSC), hosted the first GSC Alumni Reunion July 14-16. The Reunion brought graduate students who served as committee and executive leaders of the GSC while they were graduate students at K-State back to the Manhattan campus. The Reunion gave the attendees an opportunity to experience how the university campus has changed since they were students and to participate in networking events that reconnected classmates, colleagues, faculty, current GSC leaders and K-State administrators.
Continue reading “Graduate School brings alumni home”
Wow, what a busy and exciting spring semester for the Graduate School Team and our graduate students! I’ll highlight a few of the exciting events that happened.
The Graduate School welcomed back to campus Dr. Wenxia Song, 91’ as part of the Alumni Fellow week on April 17-21. The K-State Alumni Fellows Program, sponsored by the Deans Council, the President’s Office, and the Alumni Association, recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their career. Continue reading “Graduate School pays tribute to alumni”