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Friday, April 29, 2016

Entertainment blossoms in May at Kansas State University
Catch Broadway entertainment, student musical performances, art exhibitions and more at Kansas State University during May.

Superstar trumpeter comes to Kansas State University's McCain Performance Series
Chris Botti, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, comes to Kansas State University's McCain Performance Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in McCain Auditorium.


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge awards more than $10,000 to student entrepreneurs
High school and college students in Kansas competed for $10,000 in prizes at the Kansas Entrepreneurial Challenge.

Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight and Fun Walk to Support K-State Cancer Research May 7
The inaugural Walk Kansas 5K For the Fight will be Saturday, May 7, at Kansas State University in Manhattan. Both a 5K and 1.5 mile fun run will be offered, with all proceeds being donated to the Johnson Cancer Research Center at the university.


 Wednesday, April 27, 2016

College of Engineering selects 21 seniors for Steel Ring membership
The Kansas State University College of Engineering Steel Ring Honorary Society has chosen its members for the 2016-2017 academic year. The 21 seniors were inducted into membership April 21. 


Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Kansas State University's shorter classes yield long-term results
Intersession was launched 45 years ago at Kansas State University and has grown to nearly a hundred courses and an enrollment of 1,500 students each year.


Monday, April 25, 2016

Kansas State University's College of Business Administration ranked in the Top 50 of public undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek
Kansas State University's College of Business Administration ranks among the top 50 public undergraduate business schools according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

Kansas State University professor, students research culturally relevant music education
A Kansas State University professor and seven undergraduate students are traveling the country to study music educators who use culturally relevant teaching styles.



Friday, April 22, 2016

Kansas State University dean, instructor recognized at White House
A Kansas State University dean and an instructor were recognized at the White House on April 13 for their work with First Lady Jill Biden's Operation Educate the Educators. Biden invited Debbie Mercer, dean of the College of Education, and Sandy Risberg, instructor of curriculum and instruction, to participate in Operation Educate the Educators: Sharing Successes and Setting Sights for the Future.

Kansas State University students named to College Chapter of the Japanese National Honor Society
Two Kansas State University students will be inducted into the College Chapter of the Japanese National Honor Society.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Phillips 66 renews support for programs across Kansas State University
Phillips 66 is continuing its support of Kansas State University with a $500,000 gift.

Kansas State University student from Benton receives prestigious grant to study abroad
A Kansas State University sophomore is one of 25 recipients of a Study Abroad Grant from Phi Kappa Phi, a national honor society. 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

$8M gift marks largest in history for College of Architecture, Planning & Design at Kansas State University
Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design has received the largest gift in its history: $8 million to support scholarships and the dean's excellence fund. 

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Introduction of Interim President Richard B. Myers
The Kansas Board of Regents will introduce Interim President Richard B. Myers, retired U.S. Air Force general, to the university community from 8:15-8:45 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.

School finance expert weighs in on Kansas school funding formulas

School finance expert David Thompson, professor and chair of the educational leadership department at Kansas State University, discusses the school finance law in Kansas.

Two Kansas State University graduate students regionally recognized for teaching excellence
Kansas State University's Katrina Hanna is the winner of the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award at the master's level from the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools.

Media advisory: Media arrangements for April 25 Landon Lecture by Mehmood Khan
Media arrangements for April 25 Landon Lecture by Mehmood Khan.


Monday, April 18, 2016

Kansas State University students named Goldwater recipient, honorable mentions
Adam Schieferecke, junior in microbiology and biochemistry, is the university's newest Barry M. Goldwater scholar. Aaron Messerla and Raquel Ortega have each received an honorable mention. 

Study: Higher concentrations of zinc improves cattle feed efficiency
Feeding trials at Kansas State University indicate that supplementing 60 parts per million of zinc to finishing cattle diets could result in an increase of $25 in total carcass value.

Moscow Festival Ballet to perform 'Carmen' and 'Romeo and Juliet' for McCain Performance Series
The Moscow Festival Ballet will perform two ballet classics, "Carmen" and "Romeo and Juliet," at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 24, at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium. The presentation is part of the McCain Performance Series.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Kansas Board of Regents announce interim president at Kansas State University
The Kansas Board of Regents have announced the appointment of Richard B. Myers as interim president at Kansas State University.

Mark Soucie becomes 23rd inductee of the Kansas State University Accounting Hall of Fame

The Accounting Hall of Fame, in Kansas State University's College of Business Administration, has inducted its 23rd member.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

New members selected to Blue Key senior honorary for 2016-2017
Blue Key, Kanas State University’s senior honorary, has selected its new members for the 2016-2017 school year.

Kansas State University's Staley School of Leadership Studies announces 2016 class of Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows
The Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University has selected members of the 2016 class of Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development program is for outstanding students entering their final year of undergraduate studies at the university.

Consumer Federation of America archives its organizational history with K-State Libraries
The Consumer Federation of America, which represents nearly 300 nonprofit consumer organizations in the U.S., has donated its organizational papers to K-State Libraries' Richard L.D. and Majorie Morse Department of Special Collections.

Kansas State University's version of Shakespeare's classic 'As You Like It' set in Flint Hills
Kansas State University's theatre program will perform one of Shakespeare's most treasured romantic comedies, "As You Like It," at 7:30 p.m. April 21-23 and 28-30, and at 2:30 p.m. May 1, all in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

K-State researcher develops crash prediction model for rural highways
A Kansas State University researcher is partnering with the Kansas Department of Transportation, or KDOT, to develop a state-specific crash prediction model for rural multilane highways.

Kansas State University, Fort Riley expand partnership through club sports
Fort Riley's institutional partnership with Kansas State University has extended to K-State's club sports teams, as evidenced by the 37th annual K-State Ed Chartrand Memorial Soccer Tournament. In addition to soccer, the military-university partnership includes several other sports-centric activities.

U.S.-China Center for Animal Health selects new Chinese students for pre-veterinary studies at Kansas State University, looks to expand program
Students selected for the U.S.-China Joint DVM degree program must complete one year of pre-veterinary studies at Kansas State University, and then they may apply for admittance at Kansas State University or one of three other universities which are partners in the program.


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

K-State students, alumni earn honors from National Science Foundation
Multiple Kansas State University students and alumni have received awards and recognition from the National Science Foundation in its Graduate Research Fellowship competition this year.

University's student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management places fourth in regional case competition
Four members of the Kansas State University student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management earned fourth place honors at the recent Society for Human Resource Management Central Regional Conference Case Competition in Omaha, Nebraska.


Monday, April 11, 2016

Frontier Farm Credit gift spurs new global food systems secondary major at Kansas State University
A new secondary major in global food systems is being established with the help of a $100,000 donation from Frontier Farm Credit.

University's Developing Scholars to share research at annual symposium
Undergraduate research will take center stage at Kansas State University's 16th annual Developing Scholars Program Research Poster Symposium from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in the K-State Student Union's Ballroom.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Jill Biden meets with Kansas State University students, faculty at Fort Riley
Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, met with Kansas State University pre-service teachers and faculty at Fort Riley Middle School on April 6 to discuss her Joining Forces initiative.

Kansas State University veterinary medicine researchers pave way to identify antiviral treatment for deadly infectious cat disease
Researchers at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine are having success treating a deadly cat disease.

Kansas State University team takes second at Big 12 MBA Case Competition
Kansas State University's team takes second at the Big 12 MBA Case Competition.

Media advisory: Media arrangements for April 15 Landon Lecture by John Avlon and Margaret Hoover
Political pundits John Avlon and Margaret Hoover will present aLandon Lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, in McCain Auditorium.


Thursday, April 7, 2016

9 things to know about animal vaccine development from Kansas State University experts
Three Kansas State University scientists share nine things you need to know about animal vaccine development.


Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Clifton StrengthsFinder expert to speak at ATID Student Symposium 
The keynote speaker for the 12th annual Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design Student Symposium will be Shane Lopez, author and researcher.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Biologists find key to myxoma virus/rabbit coevolution
Biologistsfind a molecular explanation formyxoma virus/rabbit coevolutionin Australia.

Kansas State University part of $317 million research partnership initiative with Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, Department of Defense and others
A multidisciplinary team from Kansas State University is taking part in a public-private initiative seeking technological revolutions in fibers and textiles.

Art, love, and identity explored in 'The Shape of Things' at Kansas State University
"The Shape of Things" will be presented by the Kansas State University theatre program at 7:30 p.m. April 7-9 in West Stadium's Purple Masque Theatre.

College of Engineering student group named national small chapter of the year
Kansas State University's student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers has been selected the society's Small Chapter of the Year.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Police identify student found deceased on April 2
The Kansas State University Police Department has identified Jacob Horton, freshman in education, as the student found deceased over the weekend.

A movie of the microworld: Physicists create nanoparticle picture series
Kansas State University physicists collaboratively have developed a method for taking a series of X-ray images that show the explosion of superheated nanoparticles at the femtosecond level.

Gwinner named Kansas State University College of Business Administration dean
Kevin Gwinner will continue momentum in Kansas State University's College of Business Administration as the Edgerley Family endowed dean. 

Spring exhibitions at the Beach Museum of Art collide in thought-provoking way with current events
Two exhibitions opening Tuesday, April 5, at Kansas State University's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art explore the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II and prompt reflection on racial and ethnic stereotyping in public discourse today.

Award-winning musical 'Ragtime' at Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium
Discover the music of something beginning when "Ragtime" comes to Kansas State University's McCain Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, as part of the McCain Performance Series.

Interests in writing, horses and therapy help student from Lenexa become finalist for 2016 American Horse Publication student award
Kaitlyn Marolf, junior in print journalism and pre-occupational therapy, is a finalist for a national student award presented by American Horse Publications.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Police investigating student death

The Kansas State University Police Department is currently investigating the death of a K-State student. On Saturday, April 2, at approximately 11:09 a.m., the Kansas State University Police Department was notified of a possible deceased person in a parking lot on the Manhattan campus. Upon arrival, officers found a male student deceased in a vehicle of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The investigation is ongoing and the name of the student is not being released pending notification of family.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Wildcat fans hearten: University now has official tartan
The Denison, designed by two Kansas State University apparel and textile students, has been named the university's official tartan.

World-renown artists celebrate African traditions of voice and song in McCain performance
Habib Koité and Vusi Mahlasela will present "Acoustic Africa" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 8, in McCain Auditorium.


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