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Current News

Friday, March 6, 2015

NBAF construction projected for May, to be completed in 2020​
Construction on the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility, or NBAF, is projected to begin in May and will be completed in December 2020.

Nutritionist shares how to shop inexpensively without compromising nutrition
Kansas State University nutritionist gives tips on finding the most nutritious food at the dollar store.

Hurtig, Tinker new Kansas State University Student Governing Association leaders
Kansas State University students have elected Andrew Hurtig, junior in accounting and finance, Wichita, as student body president and Joseph Tinker, junior in psychology with a minor in business, Overland Park, as student body vice president.

Author David Abram, artist Lauren Bon speakers at national landscape architecture conference March 24-27
The 2015 international conference of the Council ofEducators in Landscape Architecture will be March 24-27 at Kansas State University.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Statement on budget from President Kirk Schulz
The Education Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means issued its recommendations yesterday for FY 16 and FY 17, which included $3.1 million in cuts for Kansas State University. The proposed cuts come on the heels of a nearly $3.1 million cut to the university announced Feb. 5 for the current fiscal year, FY 15.

CEEZAD director Richt helps organize international conference on West African Ebola virus
A faculty member from Kansas State University is one of four organizers of a national conference to review the status of Ebola viruses and potential vaccines in Washington, D.C., from March 25-29.

Voice professor Bryan Pinkall featured on new album celebrating Rachmaninoff's classic 'All-Night Vigil'
Bryan Pinkall's career continues to hit the right notes. The award-winning assistant professor of music in the College of Arts & Sciences at Kansas State University is following up on his success as artistic director of the Emmy-winning production of the 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony by performing on the soon-to-be released recording of Rachmaninoff's "All-Night Vigil" with two Grammy-winning ensembles.

K-State team takes honorable mention honors in Phillips 66 Business Ethics Case Competition
A team of four Kansas State University College of Business Administration students was awarded a $500 cash prize after receiving the honorable mention award at the recent Phillips 66-Enactus Business Ethics Case Competition.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Kansas State University researchers monitor for next novel influenza strain
While flu season starts to die down, Kansas State University researchers are diligently monitoring for the next novel influenza virus by monitoring swine influenza viruses.

Staged readings of two student-written plays March 6-7 in Chapman Theatre
"Catcalls" and "Sheperdless," two plays written by drama therapy students at Kansas State University, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 6-7 in Nichols Hall's Mark A. Chapman Theatre at Kansas State University.


Monday, March 2, 2015

Dan Thomson receives 2015 National Beef Quality Assurance Educator of the Year Award
The 2015 National Beef Quality Assurance Educator of the Year is Dan Thomson, Jones professor of veterinary medicine, director of the Beef Cattle Institute and assistant dean of outreach for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University.

Kansas State University seeks innovative startup ideas for Launch a Business program
Kansas State University is now accepting applications from Kansas-based startups for its second Launch a Business program, which provides entrepreneurs with the building blocks for turning a concept into a successful venture.

Koch Industries renews support for diversity programs at Kansas State University, adds support for new programs at the university
A gift of $2,635,000 to Kansas State University from Koch Industries Inc., Wichita, will benefit many areas of the university and campuswide programs, with the majority of the funds supporting diversity initiatives as well as research and creative inquiry.

Political science student from Lenexa earns prestigious fellowship
A nationally competitive fellowship will send Kansas State University's Shai Washington to the Public Policy and International Affairs Program's Junior Summer Institute this summer.



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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.

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

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