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Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Economic development partnership between Manhattan, Kansas State University named finalist for national award
A partnership between the city of Manhattan and Kansas State University is again receiving national attention for its efforts to spur economic development by helping innovative companies start or relocate a business in the community.

Kansas State University highlighted in two best colleges publications
Kansas State University is a top college with happy students according to two of the latest educational review publications.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

Kansas State University's leadership in wheat research recognized with $1.6M grant
The National Science Foundation's Plant Genome Program awarded K-State wheat researchers a three-year, $1.6 million grant to fund projects and collaborations to help train new generations to answer challenging plant genomics questions.

Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine researcher helps discover novel fatigue syndrome in feedlot cattle
Researchers at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues at Iowa State University and Texas Tech University, have discovered a novel fatigue syndrome affecting feedlot cattle. The syndrome is similar to one affecting the swine industry.

 

Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Cattle movement estimation study sheds light on disease risk
A study co-authored by a Kansas State University researcher and one of her former students helps with estimating cattle movement to determine disease risk.

Expert comments on child poverty, well-being of Kansas children
Elaine Johannes, an associate professor and extension specialist in youth development in the School of Family Studies and Human Servicesdiscusses the significance of the Kids Count report and what it means for Kansas youth. 

 

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Elaine Johannes

Elaine Johannes

Elaine Johannes, an associate professor and extension specialist in youth development in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has extensively researched youth development and recently conducted a Kansas youth health assessment with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

She can discuss the significance of the Kids Count report and what it means for Kansas youth. The Kids Count report offers extensive data, recommendations and tools on issues related to children and families. 

Some of her comments about the report can be read here

Johannes can be contacted at 785-532-7720 and ejohanne@k-state.edu



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