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News and Communications Services
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Manhattan, KS 66506



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About News and Communications Services

News and Communications Services partners with all four campuses to identify and share compelling stories about the people and programs that make Kansas State University one of the top universities in the nation. Relying on professional news experience, our team provides information about everything from faculty research and programs to student initiatives and breaking news. Services include news release writing and distribution, production of the university's daily newsletter, K-State Today, and coordination of media access to world-renowned campus experts. Our professional staff also provides writing support for newsletters, magazines, marketing collateral and many other print and electronic vehicles to tell the Kansas State University story.

Current News 

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Kansas State University Marching Band named best in the land
The Kansas State University Marching Band has won the Sudler Trophy from the John Philip Sousa Foundation as the best marching band in the nation.

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Researchers hope patent can pave way to future treatments of heart, lung disease
A Kansas State University research team has received a patent for its use of a peptide that has been shown to prevent or reduce damage to intestinal tissue. Their ongoing work may have far-reaching implications, including new ways to treat tissue damaged during a heart attack or stroke, and even a possible cure for cancer.

Australia's Circus Oz brings brand-new show to McCain Auditorium in February
Circus Oz will perform its new show, "But Wait...There's More," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier
Sooyeol Kim, doctoral student in psychological sciences, was involved in a collaborative study that found that employees who openly discuss their religious beliefs at work are often happier and have higher job satisfaction than those employees who do not.

Valley Center student earns College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior Award
A new Kansas State University finance graduate from Valley Center is the College of Business Administration's Outstanding Senior in Business.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Burg recognized as National Academy of Inventors fellow
Karen Burg, vice president for research at Kansas State University, has been named one of the 170 newest National Academy of Inventors fellows.

Child development expert says parents must set the tone when it comes to children's Christmas lists
The best gift parents can give their children for Christmas may be helping them understand less can be more, according to a Kansas State University child development expert who has advice on what gifts are best to give young children for Christmas.

Seven College of Business Administration graduates first to earn Professional Advantage certification
Seven fall graduates from the Kansas State University College of Business Administration will leave Manhattan with more than a diploma this week. They are members of the first group of graduates to receive Professional Advantage certification.

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Excellence awarded: College of Education recognizes seven graduates for outstanding work
Five new College of Education graduates of Kansas State University have earned special honors from the college.

University, K-State Alumni Association receive CASE awards for writing, design and creativity
Kansas State University's Division of Communications and Marketing and the K-State Alumni Association are receiving 24 awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, Mid-America District VI.

Nutrient protecting 'peanut brittle' for cattle receives patent
A U.S. patent has been issued for a Kansas State University-developed "peanut brittle" that ensures cows and other livestock eating it get their vitamins.

Expert focus

Eugene Vasserman

Eugene VassermanEugene Vasserman, assistant professor of computing and information sciences, can discuss data breaches that may occur during the holiday shopping season. Vasserman is an expert on cybersecurity. 

Vasserman can be reached at 785-532-7944 and eyv@k-state.edu

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