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News and Communications Services
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About News and Communications Services

News and Communications 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.

Current News 

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 

Be cautious of data breaches when shopping, cybersecurity expert cautions
Whether shopping online or in a retail store, a Kansas State University cybersecurity expert says you are vulnerable to data breaches.

College of Veterinary Medicine hosts international symposium in China
The International Symposium of Veterinary Education was conducted recently in China with co-hosts Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine and its U.S.-China Center for Animal Health, the Chinese Veterinary Medical Association and Zoetis

2014 poinsettia sale benefits Kansas State University Gardens
The annual Kansas State University Gardens poinsettia sale will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at the gardens.

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 

Winter wonderland: Fill December with dance, art, holiday music and more at Kansas State University
Holiday shows with LeAnn Rimes and the King's Singers at McCain Auditorium, WinterDance 2014, a family holiday art workshop, a variety of concerts and many other performances highlight cultural activities at Kansas State University in December.

WinterDance 2014 features performances in tap, African, ballet, jazz and more Dec. 4-6 
Tickets are available now for WinterDance 2014, Dec. 4-6, in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall at Kansas State University.

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 

Two Kansas State University researchers named AAAS fellows 
C. Michael Smith, professor of entomology, and Christopher Sorensen, Cortelyou-Rust university distinguished professor of physics and university distinguished teaching scholar, have been named 2014 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world's largest scientific society.

Avoid an uninvited guest this Thanksgiving: food poisoning
Do you know how to cook your turkey so your family doesn't cry foul? A Kansas State University food safety expert has tips on how to make the holidays tasty and avoid a serving of foodborne illness.

Psychology professor says social validation, meeting expectations among reasons we overeat on Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and feasting — lots of feasting. So is it any surprise that our eyes always seem to become so much bigger than our stomachs at this time of year?

CHS Foundation supports Kansas State University's Center for Risk Management Education and Research
The CHS Foundation, St. Paul, Minnesota, has made a gift of $250,000 to the College of Agriculture at Kansas State University to support the Center for Risk Management Education and Research.

K-State Libraries joins forces with five organizations to create immersive exhibit of local history
Did you know that in 1920, within 24 hours of being asked to contribute $40 each, Kansas State University students pledged $76,000, or 60 percent of the total cost of Memorial Stadium?


Expert focus

Pat Pesci

Pat PesciPat Pesci, instructor of hospitality management, can share several ways parents can help prepare their children for proper etiquette at a Thanksgiving dinner. He also has several rules for adults at the dinner table. 

Pesci can be reached at 785-532-2210 or patpesci@k-state.edu.

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