News Clips

The top stories mentioning Kansas State University are posted below. Download an Excel file with all of the day's news stories.

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Kansas dealer serves as resource for college students
9/29/14 Yahoo Finance
With its location near Kansas State University, local automotive dealer Kansas State Cars continues to find means of supporting the school, present day students and alumni as well. The dealer not only has a fully stocked new and used car inventory selection, but it also highlights vehicle specials on a regular basis.

6 terrifying reasons why it's time to stop eating meat
9/29/14 Salon.com
Then, Texas Tech University and Kansas State University researchers reported that more than 3,800 cattle fed Zilmax in 10 feedlots died in 2011 and 2012, with “between 40 percent and 50 percent of the deaths likely attributable to Zilmax”– a far cry from the 285 Zilmax-related deaths Merck reported. 

Genome editing may lead to genetically modified livestock
9/27/14 Drovers Cattle Network
Genome editing may change the way people view genetically modified livestock, Lisa Henderson reported for The Collegian. The method uses genes from animals that are already in the food supply. Jennifer Bormann, associate professor of animal breeding and genetics at Kansas State University, said that this is the same process that has been used with plants for a long time. She also said that they could do the same thing without using this technology, but it would take a very long time.

 

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

*4 Ways to Prevent Impulse Shopping
9/29/14 Yahoo Finance
In 2013, Kansas State University raised a few eyebrows by publishing research which identified financial problems — not sexual infidelity — as the number one cause of divorce in the United States.

*2014 Kansas State University State of the Union
9/27/14 KMAN
On Friday Kansas State University president Kirk Schulz looked back on the accomplishments of the year, and what lies ahead in the future for the institution. 

*Kansas community colleges lose enrollment
9/27/14 Associated Press
Among the other state universities, enrollment grew by 2.86 percent to 13,825 students at Fort Hays State University; by 1.34 percent to 6,114 students at Emporia State University; by 1.07 percent to 7,479 students at Pittsburg State; and by .75 percent to 24,766 students Kansas State University.

*KU sees signs that more students are stepping up to report sexual assaults
9/27/14 Kansas City Star/Wichita Eagle
K-State campus police received five reports of sexual offenses in 2013 and one so far this school year. The school’s Title IX office hasn’t seen any increase in sex offense reports this year. But Donald Stubbings, assistant chief of campus police, expects to see an uptick in cases being reported.

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