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News and Communications Services
Kansas State University
128 Dole Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506



785-532-7355 fax


About News and Communications Services

News and Communications Services partners with all three 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  

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 

CEEZAD researchers conducting surveillance on swine influenza viruses to support collaborative project with St. Jude Children's Hospital
Kansas State University's Juergen Richt and Wenjun Ma have obtained a seven-year $1,078,543 National Institutes of Health grant to fund the project "Swine Influenza Syndromic Surveillance and Research." The collaborative project is being conducted with St. Jude Children's Hospital.

New members elected to KSU Foundation's board of directors, board of trustees
New members were elected at the Kansas State University Foundation's board of trustees annual meeting in Manhattan on Sept. 19. Twelve people were elected to serve four-year terms as trustees of the KSU Foundation.




Expert focus

Karen Blakeslee

Karen BlakesleeKaren Blakeslee is an extension specialist in food science and coordinator of the Rapid Response Center. She can explain why people with peanut and soybean allergies need to be cautious with gluten-free products containing the ingredient lupin

Blakeslee can be contacted at 785-532-1673 and kblakesl@k-state.edu.

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