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Current News

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 

Researchers part of new grant project targeting food, physical activity systems impact on child obesity prevention
David Dzewaltowski, professor of kinesiology, and Ric Rosenkranz, associate professor of human nutrition, will provide leadership in community-based research design and evaluation of the evidence-based SWITCH program offered through school-wellness coalitions. The project takes aim at childhood obesity. The work is supported through a grant to Iowa State University from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.

April blooms with music, art, dance and more at Kansas State University

March brings a well-known Irish band, opera, art, music and more to Kansas State University.


Monday, March 30, 2015 
University animal health leader selected to lead NBAF engagement
Marty Vanier, the director of operations at Kansas State University's National Agricultural Biosecurity Center, will become the senior program manager for strategic partnership development at the Department of Homeland Security.

Cultural performances, special guests and more set for grand opening
April 7 of Kansas State University's Confucius Institute

A grand opening ceremony and activities highlighting Chinese culture will mark the official launch of the Kansas State University Confucius Institute on Tuesday, April 7.

National Strategic Selling Institute to host third annual benefit auction
The National Strategic Selling Institute, or NSSI, in the Kansas State University College of Business Administration is set to host its third annual benefit auction Saturday, April 25, at the Houston Street Ballroom, 427 Houston St., Manhattan.

Timely warning about attempted robbery
The Kansas State University Police Department is looking for a suspect in an attempted robbery that occurred around noon March 30 in the D-1 parking lot west of West Stadium. A sketch of the suspect is available. Any witnesses should call 785-532-6412.



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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.

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