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News and Editorial Services partners with all three campuses to identify and share compelling stories about the people and programs that make Kansas State University one of the top universities in the nation. Relying on professional news experience, our team provides information about everything from faculty research and programs to student initiatives and breaking news. Services include news release writing and distribution, production of the university's daily newsletter, K-State Today, and coordination of media access to world-renowned campus experts. Our professional staff also provides writing support for newsletters, magazines, marketing collateral and many other print and electronic vehicles to tell the Kansas State University story.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

Aviation training icons John and Martha King visit Kansas State University Salina
Known in the aviation world as icons in flight training, John and Martha King brought their education expertise to Kansas State University Salina during a campus visit April 11.

Award to College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus helps two students earn scholarships
An award to a Kansas State University veterinary medicine alumnus is helping two current veterinary students.

Political science department awards undergraduate scholarships
Thirteen Kansas State University students are recipients of scholarships from Kansas State University's political science department.



Thursday, April 17, 2014

Patented research remotely detects nitrogen-rich explosives
A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help police during drug searches.

Be egg-stra careful when preparing Easter feast
If you plan on munching on those Easter eggs after you've dyed them, pay egg-stra attention to how you cook them, says a Kansas State University Food Safety Specialist.

University team designs, builds wind turbine for Collegiate Wind Competition
A team from Kansas State University looks to blow away the field at the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition.



Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Discovery Center Foundation honors university as a Friend of the Flint Hills
Kansas State University is being recognized for its contributions to the last remaining tallgrass prairie in North America. The Flint Hills Discovery Center Foundation in Manhattan is honoring the university as a Friend of the Flint Hills.

Program to help first-generation college students selects inaugural scholars at Kansas State University
The First Scholars, a new program at Kansas State University for first-generation college students, has selected its inaugural scholars. These students will be incoming freshmen at the university in fall 2014.

Author, percussionist to lead personhood and dementia workshop April 24
In the book "Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's," Lauren Kessler wrote about the month she spent as a caregiver at a residential Alzheimer's facility.

Mortar Board Senior Honor Society names new members of 2014-2015
Kansas State University's chapter of Mortar Board has selected its new members for the 2014-2015 school year.

Moscow Festival Ballet presents 'Romeo and Juliet' April 27 at McCain
"Romeo and Juliet," the classic Shakespeare tale of star-crossed lovers, will be performed by the Moscow Festival Ballet as part of Kansas State University's McCain Performance Series at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in McCain Auditorium.

National Strategic Selling Institute offers benefit auction April 25
Students in the Advanced Sales class of the National Strategic Selling Institute, or NSSI, a part of the Kansas State University College of Business Administration, will host a benefit auction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the Wareham Opera House, 410 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan.



Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Students earn honors at annual university research forum
Forty-two Kansas State University undergraduate and graduate students have been honored for their research presentations and posters at the 19th annual K-State Research Forum.

Doctoral student goes to Australia to train in infectious disease research
Michelle Mazur, who is working on a doctorate in pathobiology from Kansas State University, has been training at a key animal health laboratory in Australia as part of her Ph.D. program.

New research journal features undergraduate students' multidisciplinary research
A new undergraduate journal will encourage multidisciplinary research and enable students to share their discoveries with a wider community of scholars.

Mother of teen shooting victim Trayvon Martin to speak at Kansas State University
The mother of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old whose fatal shooting by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida provoked a national race and justice debate, will speak at Kansas State University at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.

Kansas State University celebrates Earth Day with week of activities
Kansas State University is celebrating Earth Day with a week of eco-friendly activities April 22-26.



Monday, April 14, 2014

Researchers hope new tests will prevent an endemic in pork industry
Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory develops tests to identify pig viruses, hoping to prevent the further spread of diseases that have already killed almost 6 million pigs.

University's sophomore leadership honorary selects members for 2014-2015
Silver Key, the sophomore leadership honorary at Kansas State University, has new members for the 2014-2015 school year.

Three earn honors at annual campus mathematics competition
Three Kansas State University students are showing how skills in mathematics can add up to success.



Expert focus

Marilyn Kaff

Marilyn KaffMarilyn Kaff is an associate professor of special education, counseling and student affairs. She can discuss how parents and teachers can work more effectively with children who are autistic. April is National Autism Awareness Month.

Kaff can be reached at 785-532-5901 and mkaff@k-state.edu. 

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