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News and Communications Services
Kansas State University
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Manhattan, KS 66506



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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  

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 

Kansas State University selected as partner in commemorating Vietnam War's 50th anniversary
The U.S. Department of Defense has selected Kansas State University to serve as a national commemorative partner for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. K-State is one of the few academic institutions invited to participate in anniversary events, which run from 2015-2017.

Veterinary student receives national bovine practitioner student award
A concurrent third-year veterinary medicine and doctoral student in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University is the recipient of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners' Bovine Student Recognition Award.

Tony Award-winning plays, musical ensembles, art workshops make university place to be for the arts in October
October brings a harvest of cultural events, including Broadway shoes, music ensembles, art and more, to Kansas State University's Manhattan campus.

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 

Kansas State University selects three students for University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Awards
Kansas State University's University Distinguished Professor Graduate Student Award recognizes students who have shown outstanding achievement in scholarship through publications and other accomplishments appropriate for his or her academic field.

McCain performance 'Music of the Sun' inspired by Native American culture
"Music of the Sun" with ETHEL and Robert Mirabal will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.

Sales executive and author Larry Kendall to speak at College of Business Administration's Distinguished Lecture Series
Larry Kendall will be the speaker for the College of Business Administration's fall 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, in the ballroom at the K-State Alumni Center.

Conrow family selected at Kansas State University's Family of the Year
Four generations of the Conrow family have been steadfast Kansas State University fans since 1913 and now their legacy has been formally recognized.




Expert focus

Sam Bell

Sam BellSam Bell is an assistant professor of political science. His research examines the causes of political violence as well as the political and economic determinants and consequences of governmental transparency. Bell also helped design a model that predicts hotspots for political unrest around the world.  

In Hong Kong, protestors are responding to China's decision to allow only Beijing-vetted candidates to stand in the city's election in 2017 for chief executive, Hong Kong's top civil position. 

Bell can be contacted at 785-532-6842 or sbell3@k-state.edu.


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