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Friday, March 27, 2015

Journey to Neverland with 'Peter and the Starcatcher' April 6 at McCain Auditorium
The winner of five Tony Awards, "Peter and the Starcatcher" will be performed at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6. The show is part of the McCain Performance Series.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Students help visitors unfold their futures at K-State's All-University Open House
A group of Kansas State University students is helping unfold a future of fun and exploration at this year's All-University Open House. On Saturday, April 11, the yearlong work of the event's core coordinating committee will pay off with a celebration to remember.

Dementia workshop to focus on creativity, use of theater techniques
"Sometimes Ya Gotta Laugh," a performance about the world of caregiving for those diagnosed with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, will be part of the Personhood and Dementia Workshop on Thursday, April 9, at the K-State Alumni Center.

All-University Open House allows visitors to experience campus through food, fun and learning
Students, visitors and community members are invited to unfold their futures at Kansas State University. On Saturday, April 11, the Manhattan and Salina campuses will offer activities, learning, fun and food as part of the annual All-University Open House.


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Kansas State University again selected for Collegiate Wind Competition
Kansas State University has been selected to compete in the 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition. The university also was chosen for the inaugural competition, a biennial event, in 2014.

Diavolo sets architecture in motion for McCain performance April 1
The daredevil dance group Diavolo will perform at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

Kansas State University Gardens group offers April 16 bus trip to Botanica Gardens in Wichita
The Friends of the Kansas State University Gardens is offering a bus trip to tour the Botanica Gardens in Wichita.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Food safety specialist hopes new tracking strategy will lead to better intervention
A Kansas State University food safety specialist says a new federal partnership to monitoring foodborne illness is a promising approach.

Two alumni join Kansas State University College of Engineering Hall of Fame
Two distinguished alumni from Kansas State University's College of Engineering will be inducted into the college's Hall of Fame for their achievements.

Kansas State University engineering alumni honored for career success
Eleven alumni from the College of Engineering at Kansas State University will receive the college's Professional Progress Award for their career accomplishments.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Kansas State University researchers offer first book combining financial planning, mental health
Three faculty members from Kansas State University's Institute of Personal Financial Planning have written the first textbook on financial therapy, which integrates financial planning and mental health for fiscal and emotional well-being.

Advanced Manufacturing Institute helping Federal Railroad Administration with rail safety project
The Advanced Manufacturing Institute at Kansas State University will use a grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to help improve rail safety across North America.

K-State Salina family studies and human services program to host community poverty simulation
The Poverty Simulation is an educational and interactive workshop about the struggles of living in a low-income family and the realities of poverty within the community and across the nation. It will be offered from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Kansas State University Salina.

University offers free electronics recycling event March 28
The Manhattan community's fourth electronics waste recycling event will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in the D1 parking lot at Kansas State University.




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Elizabeth Kiss

Elizabeth KissElizabeth Kiss is an assistant professor of family studies and human services with a specialization in family resource management. She can provide tips that will make this tax season less stressful.

Kiss can be reached at 785-532-1946 and dekiss4@k-state.edu.

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