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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.

Current News  


Thursday, April 24, 2014 

Kansas State University honoring alumnus John Hofmeister with honorary doctorate
Kansas State University will honor alumnus John Hofmeister with an honorary doctorate at commencement for the Graduate School on May 16. Hofmeister also will serve as commencement speaker for the Graduate School and at commencement for the College of Arts and Sciences on May 17.

Landscape architecture students win five awards at regional conference
Kansas State University landscape architecture students received five awards at the recentAmerican Society of Landscape Architects Central States Conference.



Wednesday, April 23, 2014 

Late freeze kills fruit buds
Horticulturist explains how to check if your fruit buds survived the late burst of cold weather.

Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition awards eight APDesign students
Eight students from Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, have earned honors in the Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition.

Last Lecture Series at K-State Salina focuses on a professor's would-be parting words of wisdom

Les Kinsler, professor of engineering technology at Kansas State University, will be the inaugural speaker for K-State Salina's Last Lecture Series. His lecture will be at 3 p.m. Monday, April 28, in the College Center conference room.



Tuesday, April 22, 2014 

Kansas State University student is university's 34th Truman scholar
A passion for changing the world is deeply rooted in Kansas State University student Ross Allen, junior in economics and philosophy, Soldier, which has earned him a 2014 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

University, Center for Legal Studies classes meet needs in multiple industries
Through a partnership with the Center for Legal Studies, Kansas State University is making it easy and affordable for students and professionals who are seeking classes in legal training to receive their education online.

24 business execs serving as professors for a day in the College of Business Administration
The week of April 21-25 will see 24 industry professionals taking on the role of College of Business Administration professor as part of the second Executive Professor-for-a-Day program.

University alumna and technology CEO Michelle Munson to share her story with campus, community May 8-9
Kansas State University alumna Michelle Munson is returning to her alma mater and native state to trace the journey that began on her family's farm near Junction City and led her to become a computer industry entrepreneur.



Monday, April 21, 2014 

Kansas State University unveils the Global Campus
To more accurately reflect Kansas State University's international ties and global reach, the Division of Continuing Education has been renamed Kansas State University Global Campus.

College of Business Administration's K-State Launch awards more than $20,000 to student entrepreneurs
Kansas City Spaces, Concordia Cattle Health and Juedo Social were the top winners in the K-State Launch competition, which gives students experience in the process of making a business proposal.

Longtime university supporters establish chair for director of the School of Leadership Studies
Kansas State University alumni Warren and Mary Lynn Staley have established an endowed chair, the Mary Lynn and Warren Staley Chair for Leadership, for the director of the School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University.

Kansas State University's student financial counseling program receives State Farm grant
Kansas State University's Powercat Financial Counseling receives a $15,000 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant. 

Media advisory: Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz available to media at JCERT event April 23
Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz will be available to meet with members of the media at about 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, following the Johnson County Education and Research Triangle anniversary celebration at the Ritz Charles, 9000 W. 137th St., Overland Park.




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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