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The top stories mentioning Kansas State University are posted below. Download an Excel file with all of the day's news stories. 

Thursday, July 28, 2016

*KSU professor offers tips for password protection
7/27/16 KAKE
A Kansas State University associate professor said most password hijacking and data breach cases involve large data dumps. "They will just look through passwords to find the weaker ones," Eugene Vasserman of the KSU Computer Science Department said in a media release. "The weaker ones will fall within 48 hours."

The Tyranny of Film
7/27/16 Psychology Today
Lester C. Loschky, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychological sciences at Kansas State University. His work is concerned with visual cognition and scene perception, from both a perceptual and a cognitive viewpoint, and its real world applications. His research emphases are on the relationships between eye movements, attention, and higher-level cognitive processes, with applications in human-computer interaction (HCI), computer-assisted instruction (CAI), and educational applications of better understanding the processes involved in visual narrative perception and comprehension. 

A high-tech water farm: Finney County farmer embraces project to show its pluses
7/27/16 Kansas AgLand
It is just one of many efforts that state officials are embracing in an aggressive attempt to curb water depletion. Shortly after taking office, Gov. Sam Brownback charged Kansas water users and his staff to develop a plan to preserve and extend the state’s water resource. He cited a Kansas State University study that said if nothing changes, 70 percent of the Ogallala will be depleted by 2064.

 

Kansas State University on TV

KSNT (NBC)

Topeka, KS

Susan Nelson, veterinarian and clinical associate professor at Kansas State University shares signs of heat exhaustion in animals, and how to protect them when outside during the dog days of summer.

KGAN-IOW (CBS)

Iowa City, IA

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Eugene Vasserman, on best practices for a secure password. 

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