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Thursday, July 31, 2014
Study finds benefits to burning Flint Hills prairie in fall and winter
A new study looks at 20 years of data concerning the consequences of burning Flint Hills prairie at different times of the year. It finds that burning outside of the current late spring time frame has no measurable negative consequences for the prairie, and in fact, may have multiple benefits.
Kansas State University expert looks at changes to student loan programs
The director of Kansas State University's Powercat Financial Counseling explains important new changes to loans and gives tips on repaying loans, as well as what types of loans are best for incoming college students.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Psychology research about vision and pigeons may improve driver safety, earns honors
Kansas State University psychology professors receive recognition for research on scene gist and how human perception compares to that of pigeons.
Student from Lenexa named 2014 Cargill Global Scholar
A Kansas State University sophomore majoring in economics and political science has been named a 2014 Cargill Global Scholar. Sierra Lekie, Lenexa, is one of two K-State students earning the prestigious scholarship this year.
Media advisory: Ecuadorian ambassador, vice minister to visit Kansas State University; available for interviews
Ecuadorian Ambassador Nathalie Cely will visit Kansas State University as part of the Day of Ecuador on Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Researcher using next-generation sequencing, other new methods to rapidly identify pathogens
Benjamin Hause, an assistant research professor at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Kansas State University, recently published an article about one of his discoveries, porcine enterovirus G, which is an important find in the United States.