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December 2015

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Kansas State University experts share five guidelines for a happy, healthy 2016
Researchers with Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology share tips on making the new year a healthy and happy one.


Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

New semester brings art, music and more to Kansas State University
Start the new year with art and music at Kansas State University. Events listed are offered by the university's Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art and the School Music, Theatre, and Dance. Admission is free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Kansas State University therapist offers advice on coping with stress, depression
A Kansas State University marriage and family therapist offers advice on coping with holiday stress and depression.


Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 

Finance professor comments on federal interest rate increases
Eric Higgins, professor and head of the finance department, discusses what interest rate increases mean for consumers and the economy.

Kansas State University veterinarian offers tips to keep holidays safe and accident-free for pets
Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor at Kansas State University's Veterinary Health Center, offers tips for your pets that could help you prevent some holiday-related accidents.

Kansas State University experts share tips on helping children deal with family gatherings, divorce
Experts from Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology share advice on helping preschoolers cope with large gatherings and divorced parents during the holidays.


Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Kansas State University gerontologist offers suggestions for families coping with dementia
A Kansas State University gerontologist offers tips on coping during the holidays with a family member who has dementia.

College of Education honors outstanding new graduates
Nine future teachers from Kansas State University's College of Education have earned honors from the college or the Kansas State Department of Education for excellence.


Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Architecture students earn honors at university's 17th annual Bowman Design Forum
Outstanding design work by six third-year architecture students at Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, earned honors at the 17th annual Bowman Design Forum, Dec. 9, on the Manhattan campus.

Date change for The Beach Boys at McCain
Due to an unavoidable change in the band's schedule, the date has been changed for the Kansas State University McCain Performance Series show featuring The Beach Boys.


Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Two APDesign students semifinalists in national design competition
Two Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design, or APDesign, students are semifinalists in the 2015 Steelcase student competition, NEXT, while a third student from the college is an honorable mention recipient.


Monday, Dec. 14, 2015

Doctoral student at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine receives prestigious Mark Gearhart Memorial Graduate Student Award
A research paper written by a Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine doctoral student in pathobiology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduate has earned the 2015 Mark Gearhart Memorial Graduate Student Award from the Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine.

Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

Graduate student, Manhattan elementary teacher receives Fulbright to Singapore
A Kansas State University student has received a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching grant to Singapore. 

Kansas State University marketing researcher studies which factors influence consumer brand identification
A Kansas State University marketing professor was part of a study that found which characteristics influence a consumer to identify with a certain brand and how identification encourages consumers to continue the relationship with a brand over time.


Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Kansas State University researcher on team that identifies pivotal role of gut bacteria in insect-to-insect communication
German cockroaches gather by acting on colony-specific pheromones produced by specific fecal bacteria.

Kansas State Polytechnic offers hobbyists UAS flight safety instruction as holiday drone sales expected to rise
Getting an unmanned aircraft system, or drone, for a present? Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus offering three-hour class UAS flight and safety class.

Kansas State University veterinarian says winter preparation important for pets, too
Whether you have an indoor or outdoor pet, a Kansas State University veterinarian says it's important to remember these tips to keep them safe during the winter months. 


Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

Kansas State University voice professor nominated for two Grammys
A Kansas State University professor has earned two Grammy nominations for his solo performance on an album with the Kansas City Chorale.

Kansas State University students learn from summer opportunities with Chapman Scholarships
Five undergraduate students at Kansas State University are recipients of $5,000 Mark Chapman Scholarships through the College of Arts & Sciences.

Architecture, Planning & Design student awarded scholarship from Planning and Visual Education Partnership
Rebecca Keating, Adrian, Missouri, a third-year student in Kansas State University's interior architecture & product design program, has been awarded a scholarship from the Planning and Visual Education Partnership, or PAVE.


Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 

Dorhout named Kansas State University’s interim vice president for research
Kansas State University has named Peter K. Dorhout as interim vice president for research, effective Jan. 3, 2016.

Research develops breakthrough technology to address PRRS
A team of researchers at Kansas State University, the University of Missouri and global agricultural biotechnology company Genus plc has developed pigs that are resistant to the most devastating disease in the swine industry.

University librarians create digital classroom to elevate student research
A consortium called New Literacies Alliance, created with the help of Kansas State University librarians, has created a digital classroom to elevate student research.


Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

Kansas State University's Phi Kappa Phi chapter celebrates 100 years, initiates newest members
Kansas State University's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most prestigious all-discipline honor society, has initiated new members for fall 2015.


Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015

Kansas State University Foundation holds ribbon-cutting for new office park
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first new K-State Office Park was Dec. 4.


Friday, Dec. 4, 2015

Police seek information about overturned Steinway piano on campus
The Kansas State University Police Department is investigating an overturned Steinway grand piano in the All Faiths Chapel on the K-State Manhattan campus. The piano was reported to be damaged sometime between 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, and 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4.

University's Sales Cat team finds success at several national sales competitions this fall
The Kansas State University Sales Cat team had a successful fall 2015 season, entering four national sales competitions around the country and bringing home several awards and prizes. 


Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015

Kansas State University researchers develop method for higher purity in wheat flour
A new test developed by Kansas State University researchers helps millers assure wheat flour purity.

Kansas State University students perform, speak as part of fall commencement ceremonies
Several students will deliver speeches, sing or play musical instruments as part of Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 12.


Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015

Kansas State University research team wins R&D 100 Award for second year in a row
R&D magazine has honored a Kansas State University research team with an R&D 100 Award.

Kansas State University diagnostic research team discovers novel pestivirus affecting swine
A pestivirus affecting swine has been discovered by Kansas State University researchers, who also have developed diagnostic tests to identify it. 

College of Human Ecology honors seven outstanding seniors
Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology is honoring seven of its graduating seniors for excellence.


Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Rabies test developed at Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory receives national support
A new test panel developed at Kansas State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has the support of a national veterinary organization in a collaborative effort to bring awareness to improve current rabies vaccination practices.

Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 11-12
Kansas State University's fall commencement ceremonies will be Friday, Dec. 11, on the Manhattan and Kansas State University Polytechnic campuses, and Saturday, Dec. 12, on the Manhattan campus.

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