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Current News

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Power of Pink: Johnson Cancer Research Center's breast cancer awareness luncheon Oct. 2
Ladies are invited to enjoy lunch with friends as they learn about breast health and cancer at the sixth annual Pink Power Luncheon for breast cancer awareness from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave.

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

University's NABC animal disease response training course to be included FEMA training catalog
Kansas State University's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, or NABC, is helping FEMA provide animal disease response training to ensure state and local first responders are adequately prepared for emergency situations.

University, KSU Foundation receive fundraising award
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, as recognized fundraising efforts by Kansas State University and the Kansas State University Foundation with a national honor.

Charlie Daniels Band kicks off McCain Performance Series at Kansas State University
Get ready for a fusion of country and Southern rock when The Charlie Daniels Band visits Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3.


Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Kick off the school year with music, dance, Jay Leno, Charlie Daniels and more at Kansas State University
A new school year is underway at Kansas State University and brings opportunities to enjoy performances by students, faculty and noted artists on campus or in the Manhattan community. Events below are offered by theMarianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, the School Music, Theatre, and Dance, and the McCain Performance Series. Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Journal ranks Sensory Analysis Center top in research publications worldwide
When it comes to sensory research influence, Kansas State University's Sensory Analysis Center is tops in the world according to the first-ever ranking of institutions by the Journal of Sensory Studies.








Expert focus

Laurie Curtis

Laurie CurtisWith school back in session, Laurie Curtis has some tips for parents about how to make homework time more productive. Curtis is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at the College of Education, and says that doing homework helps children learn how to prioritize tasks and helps develop self-discipline.

Curtis can be contacted at 785-532-7623 and ljcurtis@k-state.edu.

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