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K-State in the news today

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Local

*K-State, FHDC to partner for communitywide trip
5/21/17 Manhattan Mercury
K-State is partnering with the Flint Hills Discovery Center to help the Manhattan community experience the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse.

State

Kansas Board of Regents names new chair and vice chair
5/19/17 Lawrence Journal World
Regent Dennis Mullin, of Manhattan, also appointed by Brownback in 2015, was named vice chair of the board. Mullin earned his bachelor’s degree from Pittsburg State University. According to his Regents bio, he is chairman of Steel and Pipe Supply, one of the country’s largest steel service centers, and has been involved with numerous Kansas State University, professional and charity organizations.

National/international
*My Husband Is Cheap But I Like to Spend. Are We Doomed?
5/19/17 New York magazine
Sonya Britt, an associate professor of personal financial planning at Kansas State University and former president of the Financial Therapy Association, points out that the process of sharing expenses can be a healthy exercise. “It’s hard to say which comes first, but merging finances requires constant communication that helps build trust and intimacy with your partner,” she says. But what if you’re not lucky enough to marry your wallet’s soul mate? “I think opposite spending personalities can still have a successful relationship. It will just take more work for them,” she explains.

USDA invests $17.5 million in sustainable agriculture
5/22/17 Hort Daily
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced 47 grants totaling nearly $17.5 million to improve sustainable agriculture and help rural communities thrive. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative program, authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, $499,917; Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, $49,716.

 

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