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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

Media advisory for March 9 Landon Lecture by Steve Forbes

Zoetis gives $250,000 for newly established Center for Outcomes Research and Education in College of Veterinary Medicine

Animal health company Zoetis has donated $250,000 for Kansas State University's new Center for Outcomes Research and Education, which is in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Kansas State University host to Kansas American Planning Association Symposium
Kansas State University's landscape architecture and regional & community planning department will be host to, in association with the Kansas chapter of the American Planning Association, or APA-KS, a regional symposium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Manhattan.

Human trafficking in Kansas topic of first Jurich Lecture on Social Justice
Dorthy Stucky Halley, an authority on domestic violence dynamics and batterers, will present the first Tony Jurich Lecture on Social Justice at Kansas State University. Halley's presentation will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the Little Theatre at the K-State Student Union.

Kansas State University to host First Folio exhibition in 2016
Kansas State University has been selected as a host site for "First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare," a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with the Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

Exhibition by Beach Museum's 2015 gift print artist, Dean Mitchell, opens March 3
The similarities between a small town in Florida and a large reservation in metropolitan Phoenix are the inspiration for an exhibition at Kansas State University's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art by Dean Mitchell, the Friends of the Beach Museum's 2015 gift print artist.

China names chemistry professor accredited international expert, cancer research adviser
Stefan H. Bossmann, professor of chemistry in the College of Arts & Sciences, has been awarded the title of Highest Honored International Expert by a panel of scientific advisers to the Chinese State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs.

Opera 'Hansel and Gretel' being presented March 6-8
Kansas State University's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present the opera "Hansel and Gretel," by Engelbert Humperdinck, at 7:30 p.m. March 6-7 and at 2:30 p.m. March 8 in McCain Auditorium.

Kansas State University police announce action for Feb. 23 incident
Following the Feb. 23 Kansas State University basketball game in Bramlage Coliseum, a K-State student ran on the court and made contact with a University of Kansas player.


Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

K-State Salina receives statewide access for flight operations of small UAS
Kansas State University Salina has received FAA authorization allowing its unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, program to conduct research anywhere in the state on public property, or on private property with landowner permission.

Kansas State University hosts two Fulbright scholars
This year Kansas State University will host two Fulbright scholars from Australia. The 2015 Fulbright distinguished chair in agriculture and life science is from the University of Western Sydney and the 2015 Fulbright senior scholar is from the University of Queensland.

President and CEO of BNSF Railway to speak on leadership development in rail industry
Carl Ice, president and chief executive officer for BNSF Railway and a Kansas State University alumnus, will present the College of Engineering's Eyestone Lecture at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Fiedler Hall Auditorium.

Union invites local, national restaurants to bid for space in renovated dining area
The K-State Student Union is taking a local approach and is encouraging nearby restaurants to bid for space in the Union as it moves forward with renovations.

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Michelle Toews named associate dean in College of Human Ecology
Michelle Toews, professor at Texas State University, has been named associate dean for research for the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University by John Buckwalter, dean of the college. 

Kansas State University's Manhattan campus enrollment hits spring record
Spring enrollment at Kansas State University's Manhattan campus is at an all-time high, and the diversity of the campus's student body continues to grow.

Two graduate students recognized for research that benefits Kansas
Two Kansas State University graduate students have been named winners for their Kansas-related research presentations at the 12th Capitol Graduate Research Summit.



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