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Current News

Friday, Oct. 9, 2015

Registered veterinary technician at Kansas State University discovers, publishes about tapeworm parasite in maned wolf at local zoo
Christina Hackworth, registered veterinary technician at Kansas State University's Veterinary Health Care, discovered and published about the first-known case of a tapeworm parasite in a maned wolf at a zoo.


Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015

Prestigious accreditation places Center for Child Development among the best in the nation
The nation's leading organization of early childhood professionals has once again recognized Kansas State University's Center for Child Development with its prestigious accreditation. 

Media advisory: Kansas State University launching $1 billion Innovation and Inspiration Campaign
On the evening of Friday, Oct. 9, Kansas State University will launch the most ambitious fundraising campaign in its history. The $1 billion Innovation and Inspiration Campaign will grow the university's endowment and help position K-State as a Top 50 public research university by 2025.

K-State Theatre opens season with love story 'Eurydice' based on Greek mythology
Kansas State University's K-State Theatre will open the 2015-2016 season with Sarah Ruhl's "Eurydice," based on the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.


Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Biochemistry student from Leawood recognized with Women in STEMM award
A Kansas State University biochemistry student has been recognized for her contributions to the science field and her chemistry magic shows for the community.


Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

'The Other Wes Moore' author to give Oct. 14 presentation connected with university common book
When author Wes Moore visits Kansas State University, he will give readers a closer look at the alternating histories of "The Other Wes Moore" — his best-selling book and the university's 2015 common book. 

K-State Salina's Civic Luncheon Lecture to highlight community improvement, future of city planning
The strategy behind how cities across the U.S. will develop in the next 20 years and the role citizens will play in those changes is the latest topic to be discussed at Kansas State University Salina's Civic Luncheon Lecture.

Kansas State University researchers uncover new genetic markers for wheat improvement
Kansas State University wheat scientists have completed the first study of a chromosome in a tertiary gene pool and have called it a breakthrough in exploring wheat wild relatives for future crop improvement.

Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry announces six student ambassadors
The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry has selected six undergraduate students to serve as the office's research ambassadors for the fall 2015 semester.


Monday, Oct. 5, 2015

College of Human Ecology honors six for professional accomplishments
A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner are among the individuals who will receive awards at the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University.

McCain Performance Series to feature 'Dracula," the classic gothic horror story by Bram Stoker

One of the most infamous creatures of the night is coming to Kansas State University's McCain Performance Series. Bram Stoker's "Dracula" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, in McCain Auditorium.

Correction: K-State Police investigating bull shot at Purebred Beef Unit
On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Kansas State University Police were called to the Purebred Beef Unit by the unit manager for a report of a deceased bull. Further investigation found the deceased bull had been shot. K-State Police are investigating the incident.




Expert focus

Fadi Aramouni

Fadi AramouniFadi Aramouni, professor of food science, can discuss the shelf life of candy. With Halloween approaching, he can talk about what factors contribute to how long the quality of candy lasts and some of the dangers with eating expired candy, such as expired chocolate. 

He can be contacted at 785-532-1668 or aramouni@k-state.edu.

Aramouni is pronounced ARE-AH-MOON-IE and Fadi is pronounced Fah-dee.

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