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Are we as divided as we seem? Department of Political Science Assistant Professor, Nathaniel Birkhead, speaks on partisan politics, its effect on the electorate and the electorate's effect back onto politics.  

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Thursday, June 30, 2016

Summer construction heats up at Kansas State University
Summer heat brings new concrete and many more improvements at Kansas State University. 

How researchers use genomics to predict bread quality and accelerate wheat variety development
Researchers from Kansas State University were part of a team that used wheat quality data generated in the test baking lab and built prediction algorithms for determining quality traits in new generations of candidate wheat varieties using DNA markers.


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Experienced educator joining Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine as new associate dean
Peggy Schmidt is joining the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University as associate dean for academic programs and student affairs, effective Sept. 6.

Guinea pigs help Kansas State University veterinary student take third place in history essay contest
An essay about the history of some favorite fuzzy pets recently earned a third-place prize for Kansas State University veterinary medicine student Kelsey Madden, Olathe, in the 2016 J. Fred Smithcors Student Veterinary History Essay Contest.


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Kansas State University awards graduation honors
More than 480 Kansas State University students earned graduation honors with their May 2016 degrees.

Study from Kansas State University's Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine challenges traditional food safety assessment method
Kansas State University researchers have found that diseases can dramatically influence the type of drug residue found in tissues of food animals that are tested by regulatory agencies in monitoring human food safety.

Refresher course for hazardous waste operations July 19 at Kansas State University
Kansas State University's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Training, known as HAZWOPER, will offer its eight-hour refresher course from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 19.


Monday, June 27, 2016

Zika virus research at Biosecurity Research Institute aims to control, fight mosquitoes
Kansas State University is helping the fight against Zika virus through mosquito research at the Biosecurity Research Institute.






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Stephen Higgs

Stephen Higgs

Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute is helping the fight against Zika virus through mosquito research

Stephen Higgs, director of the Biosecurity Research Institute, can discuss the research and how it can lead to better methods for controlling the mosquitoes that spread Zika virus. 

Higgs can be reached at 785-532-1333 or shiggs@k-state.edu.

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