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Initial research findings for Tap to Togetherness, an applied research project between Kansas State University and the Manhattan, Kansas chapter of Parents As Teachers.  

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Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Amit Chakrabarti to serve as interim dean of College of Arts & Sciences
The head of Kansas State University's physics department, Amit Chakrabarti, has been named interim dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

Study: Medium chain fatty acids protect pigs from deadly disease
Kansas State University researchers have proven that when swine feed contains medium chain fatty acids, those pigs will be able to fend off the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, or PEDV, which claimed an estimated 8 million pigs in 2014.

Rice named first recipient of the Mary Vanier Endowed Professorship
The Mary L. Vanier University Professorship has its first recipient: Charles W. Rice, university distinguished professor of agronomy.

Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol features six students from Kansas State University
Six Kansas State University undergraduate researchers will take part in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the State Capitol in Topeka.

 

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Millennials say one thing but do another when choosing chocolate, Kansas State University finds
Despite strong preferences for ethical chocolate in focus groups, only 14 percent of millennials in individual choice studies selected candy with ethical or social factors labeling, according to a Kansas State University study. In addition, a majority of millennials also prefer chocolate with clean labeling.

Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano coming to McCain for Feb.18 show
Celebrate the Mexican-American experience of Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.

Ambassadors named for College of Engineering
The Kansas State University College of Engineering has announced the selection of 22 students for membership in the Engineering Ambassadors organization.

Three graduate students named winners at statewide research summit
Three Kansas State University graduate students earned $500 scholarships for their research presentations at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka.

 

   

 

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Stephen Higgs

Stephen Higgs

The Zika virus outbreak is growing and infectious disease expert Stephen Higgs says that research is crucial to fighting it

Higgs, director of the Biosecurity Research Institute, can discuss the outbreak and how university research is helping to prevent the spread of other mosquito-borne viruses. 

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


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