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.
Category: Spring 2017
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”
The Graduate School celebrated the spring 2017 graduating class by awarding 80 doctoral, 2 masters of fine arts and over 500 master’s degrees at the spring 2017 commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12 at 1 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. During the ceremony, the honorary doctorate degree was awarded to Geraldine “Geri” Richmond, professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon. Dr. Richmond also presented the commencement address to the graduating class.
This article highlights some current student successes:
- 2017 Three Minute Thesis Competition
- K-State Graduate Research, Arts, and Discovery (K-GRAD) Forum
- Midwestern Association Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award
- Alvin and RosaLee Saracheck Predoctoral Honors Fellowship and Travel Awards in Molecular Biology
- Spring 2017 Notable Scholarly Student Achievement Newsletter
‘Living With Tooflady,’ a master’s exhibition by Thea Meussling
Original stories by Jacqueline Wallace and Madison Salmans
Thea Meussling, a third-year graduate candidate in the art department, referred to by some as “Tooflady”, presented her master’s exhibition Living with Tooflady this spring 2017 semester. Meussling’s research is unlike any other type of graduate research; she lived in the Mark A. Chapman Gallery, inside Willard Hall, for two weeks starting March 8 as a part of a master of fine arts exhibition. During her stay at the gallery, Meussling performed live as Tooflady without breaking character.