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K-State in the news today

Read some of today's top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xls) with all of the day's news stories. 

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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 

National/international

*Back-to-school tips ... for parents
8/20/17 Medicine Net
A critical lesson for parents to master as their kids return to school: Cut them some slack. "The first days and weeks are tough, so it's best for parents to provide as much patience, understanding and support as possible," said Spencer Clark, an assistant professor of education at Kansas State University.

*He complains she shops too much — and marriage suffers
8/20/17 Rocket News
According to study co-author Sonya Britt-Lutter, “Couples need to communicate about finances, especially early in marriage.” Britt-Lutter is an associate professor and certified financial planner from Kansas State University.

*Essential oils could be antibiotic alternative for livestock
8/21/17 Ag Daily
Humans aren’t the only ones touting relief from essential oils. Kansas State University researchers have found essential oils can play an essential role in livestock health.

State/regional

KCA awards Go Bob Pipe and Steel Scholarships
8/21/17 KNEB
The Kansas Cattlemen’s Association has awarded $1,550 in scholarships to five students furthering their educations at Kansas State University and Fort Hays State University.

Swine health information center testing dust to monitor swine pathogens
8/21/17 WNAX
Swine Health Information Center officials are working with Kansas State University researchers to look at using dust samples to monitor for swine pathogens in U.S. feed mills. The Center’s Executive Director Dr. Paul Sundberg says the work they’ve done so far shows it’s possible to transmit swine pathogens through feed.

State officials urge farmers to control wheat streak mosaic virus now
8/21/17 Sabetha Herald
Kansas State University officials are joining in on a group effort to help Kansas farmers stop the spread of a destructive wheat disease that took a strong foothold in the state’s fields this year.

Local

Hale Library celebrates its 20th year with students
8/21/17 K-State Collegian
Thousands of Kansas State students will be sharing a birth year with Hale Library this fall, as the building was constructed in 1997 and dedicated on Oct. 5 of that year. This year also marks the 90th anniversary of Farrell Library, the first free-standing library building on campus.

Former hungry K-State student runs campus food pantry
8/21/17 The Mercury
Sarah Barrett literally followed her dreams and came to Kansas State University. “I had a dream three weeks before (high school) graduation and I decided to switch ... to K-State,” she said. “I went to my guidance counselor the next day and she told me I missed basically all the deadlines, but everyone worked with me and I came to school.”


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