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Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Chapman Center for Rural Studies
Kansas State University
111 Leasure Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

(785) 532-0380

Fall Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30AM - 3:30PM
What's New?

We are calling for pre-proposals for our third annualInterdisciplinary Research Grant. View our pre-proposal guidelines here.

Pre-proposals should be submitted to  chapmancenter@k-state.edu  by Oct. 15 for consideration. Finalists will be asked for a full proposal leading to an interview the week of Nov. 15, 2021. 

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Let us take you on a virtual tour of our home:

IRG Updates
Drs. Joslin, Bergtold, and Caldas have been hard at work on their IRG 2021 project. 

Project Wildfire

Click here to learn about "Grassland Conservation Landscapes in a Wildfire Context: Rural Emergency Response and Resilience"

Get to know the team by visiting the Wildfire & Conservation Landscapes tab in our top navigation.

For information about the Interdisciplinary Research Grant, click here.

Bulletin Board Buzz

The bulletin board located outside the Chapman Center's main office advertises our annual Interdisciplinary Research Grant.

Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Learn about Mark Chapman (1943-2014) and his legacy at K-State here.

Questions about the CCRS?
Email us or reach out to the Executive Director, Dr. Mary Kohn.

Lost Kansas Communities 

Elk Co Bridge
In the Chapman Center, we strive to highlight rural Kansas communities that might otherwise be forgotten. Our Lost Kansas Communities site gives voice to these communities by way of K-State undergraduate student research. 


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