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Friday, April 17, 2015

Two students earn honors from the National Science Foundation
Two Kansas State University students have received awards and recognition from the National Science Foundation.

Kansas State University researchers suggest ways to develop healthy eating habits in a child — start early and eat your vegetables
A healthy diet promotes success in life — better concentration and alertness, better physical health that translates into good mental and emotional health.

Sidebar: What a child should eat
Tanda Kidd, associate professor of human nutrition and Extension specialist, and Paula Peters, associate professor of human nutrition and Extension assistant, give nutritional guidelines for children from 2 to 5 years old.

 
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Engineer improves rechargeable batteries with MoS2 nano 'sandwich'
The key to better cellphones and other rechargeable electronics may be in tiny "sandwiches" made of nanosheets, according to mechanical engineering research from Kansas State University. 

Ballet 'Don Quixote' brings bullfighters, gypsies, romance and chivalry to McCain
The Russian National Ballet Theatre will perform "Don Quixote," the ballet based on Miguel de Cervantes' epic tale of romance and chivalry at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium.

Kansas State University communication scholar suggests strategies to build language, listening skills
Learning communication skills begins the day a baby is born.

 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pianist, professor Slawomir Dobrzanski highlights Friends of K-State Libraries event
Start the month of May on the right note by enjoying music, dessert and wine with your friends at an encore piano performance by Slawomir Dobrzanski, associate professor of music at Kansas State University.

Kansas State University child development scholar suggests strategies to build foundation for empathy, tolerance
When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he understands that others do, too. When his ideas and feelings are respected, he learns to respect them in others.

Dinner with parents proves uncomfortable in comedy 'You Can't Take it With You'
K-State Theatre, a part of Kansas State University's School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, will present the comedy "You Can’t Take It With You"by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Showtimes and dates are 7:30 p.m. April 23-25 and April 30-May 2, and at 2:30 p.m. May 3 in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre at Nichols Hall.

Kansas State University, St. John's Military School sign institutional partnership agreement
Kansas State University will enhance its support of St. John's Military School after signing a partnership agreement with the institution on April 14 to assist the school's students in preparing for higher education.

 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Veterinarian explains what every dog owner should know about disease
A Kansas State University veterinarian explains what pet owners need to know about canine influenza and how they can protect their pet.

Kansas State University family therapist suggests parents relearn to play
This is the third in a series celebrating Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. In the stories, Kansas State University researchers and scholars suggest how to raise a healthy child who will grow into a competent, capable adult: building foundations in healthy food choices, physical activity, empathy and tolerance, mental health, listening and language. This story looks at the importance of playtime.

Two faculty members honored as university distinguished professors
Kansas State University has selected jazz musician Wayne Goins and nuclear engineer Douglas McGregor as the newest university distinguished professors.

University's Developing Scholars to share research at annual symposium
The 15th annual Developing Scholars Program Research Poster Symposium at Kansas State University will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the K-State Student Union's Ballroom.

College of Veterinary Medicine's Shelter Medicine Mobile Surgery Unit brings veterinary services to area animal shelters
Starting May 11, fourth-year veterinary students at Kansas State University will man the College of Veterinary Medicine's new Shelter Medicine Mobile Surgery Unit, bringing veterinary care to area animal shelters.

 
Monday, April 13, 2015

Kansas State University lab reports increase in rabies cases, urges awareness
The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, which conducts tests on suspected cases of rabies in the state, is reporting a spike in the number of positive results compared to the same period a year ago. The lab has found 28 positive rabies cases from January through March of this year, up from 10 positives for the same three months in 2014.

Raising a child: First you make eye contact, suggests Kansas State University child development scholar
This is the first in a series celebrating the Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. In these stories, Kansas State University researchers and scholars suggest how to raise a healthy child who will grow into a competent, capable adult: building foundations in healthy food choices, physical activity, empathy and tolerance, mental health, listening and language. This story looks at how to enrich that special connection between a child and parents.

Raising a child: Kansas State University physical activity scientist suggests strategies to keep children on the move
This is the second in a series celebrating Week of the Young Child, April 12-18. In the stories, Kansas State University researchers and scholars suggest how to raise a healthy child who will grow into a competent, capable adult: building foundations in healthy food choices, physical activity, empathy and tolerance, mental health, listening and language. This story looks at children and exercise.

Artist Sean Starowitz's three-day D-LAB residency at Beach Museum explores food-related issues
The Center for Food Perception and Aesthetics, April 15-17 in the Beach Museum of Art's Vanier Gallery, is a socially engaged, collaborative project of artist-researcher Sean Starowitz's Dialogue-Lab, or D-LAB.

 

 

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Expert focus
 

Ketino Kaadze

Ketino KaadzeKetino Kaadze, assistant professor of physics, is one of the scientists participating in the ongoing research with the recently restarted Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN. Kaadze can discuss the machine's restart after two years as well as how the extra energy will help with exploring antimatter, dark matter and other aspects of physics that are relatively untested.   

Kaadze, researches experimental high-energy particle physics, is one of the several researches in Kansas State University's physics department heavily involved in research at CERN.

Kaadze can be reached at 785-532-1608 and keti@phys.ksu.edu.

 



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