December news releases
Thursday, December 27, 2012
At Kansas State University, 2012 was a productive year full of research and discoveries. Here is a look at some intriguing and fun university research in 2012.
Friday, December 21, 2012
In his new book "Web 2.0 and Social Media for Business," Roger McHaney, professor of management information systems in the College of Business Administration at Kansas State University, explains how businesses can use Web 2.0 applications to their advantage.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The first month of the new year will be full of music, art, performances and more at Kansas State University.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
What's a birthday without ice cream and cake? The traditional birthday treats will play a special role in Kansas State University's sesquicentennial celebration in 2013. The Call Hall dairy bar, which features university-made ice cream, is adding a new flavor to its ice cream selections in honor of the university's 150th -- and it lets you enjoy cake with the ice cream, too.
Kansas State University is one of just 11 universities nationally this year with five or more recipients of scholarships through the prestigious IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus Initiative program. The scholarship was awarded to 228 students at 100 universities across the U.S.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Andrew Strasburg, Kansas State University senior in agribusiness,Elk City, will use a $4,000 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study economics at VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands, for the spring 2013 semester.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, or CASE, recently recognized the work of Kansas State University’s creative teams with more than 35 awards.
Turning 150 is worth talking about. That's why Kansas State University is launching a new lecture series to celebrate its sesquicentennial in 2013.
A family gets a surprise phone call informing them that their holiday gifts on layaway have been paid for a by a stranger. A passerby discreetly slips $1,000 into a donation bucket among the $1 bills. Instances of anonymous generosity such as these seem to be more common each year.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, has nearly 150 new members from Kansas State University.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
When it comes to Santa Claus, a Kansas State University expert says let children believe in the jolly old elf as long as they want.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The College of Human Ecology is presenting Outstanding Senior Awards to 12 students in its fall 2012 graduating class.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
With winter on the way, a Kansas State University veterinarian says dog owners have plenty of options to keep their fur-ever friends comfortable and happy -- even when the weather turns nasty.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Kansas State University's College of Business Administration will recognize two faculty members for outstanding contributions in teaching and research at the college's commencement ceremony Dec. 8 in Bramlage Coliseum.
Starting next year, farmers throughout the nation's breadbasket can plant a little Kansas State University purple pride.
More than 9,400 academic scholarships have been awarded to Kansas State University students for the 2012-2013 school year. Overall, students have earned more than $19.2 million in scholarships for the current academic year -- nearly $1 million more than the previous year.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
A new study may help scientists produce better climate-resistant corn and other food production plants by putting a spin on the notion that we are what we eat.
It may be tempting to ditch the exercise routine when traveling over the upcoming holidays, but Kansas State University kinesiology professionals have some tips on how to keep moving.
Kansas State University commencement ceremonies will be Friday, Dec. 7, on the Salina and Manhattan campuses, and Saturday, Dec. 8, on the Manhattan campus.
Two Kansas State University graduate students are being recognized for excellence as graduate teaching assistants.
Monday, December 3, 2012
A Kansas State University physicist and a virologist are being recognized with the 2012-2013 Commerce Bank Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award.
The College of Business Administration's Professional Ethics class at Kansas State University, also known as MANGT 897, has been recognized and approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to meet all ethics requirements of the board to sit in its CPA -- Certified Public Accountant -- examination.
Several students will speak, sing or play musical instruments for their classmates, families and administrators as part of Kansas State University's commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8.