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Friday, May 17, 2013
Research shows black box could increase safety, efficiency of collegiate flight training
Flight operations quality assurance, or FOQA, the system contained in an aircraft's black box, could improve the safety of collegiate flight training programs in the future, according to research conducted by J.D. Swinney, one of the first two graduates of Kansas State University Salina's professional Master of Technology degree program.
K-State Salina students place at SkillsUSA state competition
Four Kansas State University Salina students placed at SkillsUSA's recent aviation maintenance technology state competition at Wichita Area Technical College.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
University to build new residence hall and dining center
Kansas State University plans to construct a new residence hall and dining center on the west side of campus that will open fall 2015, and to repurpose a dining center and renovate two residence halls by fall 2016.
Dog parks offer fun, but veterinarian says a few precautions can make visits even better
Dog parks are a great place to socialize dogs and let them play, but they also have some hidden dangers, according to a Kansas State University veterinarian.
Eureka! Town + gown = fresh ideas for Kansas communities
One man's idea is proving to be a winner.
Undergraduate research opportunity helps Wichita student shape career plans
A Kansas State University undergraduate is getting a big boost in her goal of one day earning a doctorate in psychology by conducting undergraduate research through the university's Developing Scholars Program.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Distance student from Las Vegas graduates with support from faculty, staff
Earning a master's degree is a challenging task whether a student is on campus or taking courses from thousands of miles away. Eric Parkila found success at Kansas State University all the way from Las Vegas, with a little help from some exceptional university employees.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Drama therapy improves mood, reduces pain during hemodialysis
For patients with kidney failure, getting creative may provide some relief.
Senior from Pratt earns national scholarship for lighting design
Kansas State University's Bronson Blasi, a senior in architectural engineering, Pratt, is one of just five national recipients of a scholarship from the Besal Scholarship Fund for the 2013-2014 school year. Blasi is receiving a $3,000 scholarship.
Monday, May 13, 2013
University team receives USDA grant to help develop solutions for beef cattle grazing
Drought, flooding, extreme heat, subzero temperatures: All of these climatic events and more in Kansas can threaten the supply and affordability of the nation's beef supply. It's hard to do much about the weather, but a team of Kansas State University scientists will be trying to find solutions so cattlemen can better adapt to any future climate extremes in their grazing operations.
Kansas State University named 'Generous U' by the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy
Kansas State University has been named "Generous U" for its student philanthropy, K-State Proud, by the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University.
Undergrad's preliminary study shows students' writing skills may be improving
The prevalence of texting and micro blogging has many debating whether students are losing writing and reading skills, but preliminary research by a freshman in business administration at Kansas State University shows that students' writing skills may have improved.
ConocoPhillips contributes $375,000 to provide ongoing support to Kansas State University programs
ConocoPhillips has made a gift of $375,000 to Kansas State University for the College of Engineering, College of Business Administration and a variety of programs across campus.
High achievers: New members join Phi Kappa Phi
The nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society has nearly 100 new members from Kansas State University.
Department of psychological sciences recognizes outstanding students
The department of psychological sciences at Kansas State University is recognizing several of its students for excellence in research and contributions to the department.