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July 2015    

Friday, July 31, 2015

Urban water expert comments on water pollution in cities, Rio de Janiero
Stacy Hutchinson, interim director of Kansas State University's Urban Water Institute, discusses the dangers of urban water pollution and way to remedy polluted systems. 

Eiselein named first recipient of the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award in English
Gregory Eiselein, professor of English and university distinguished teaching scholar, has been named the first recipient of the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award in English.

Pop and jazz a cappella ensemble m-pact added to McCain Performance Series
The McCain Performance Series at Kansas State University is adding even more star power to its 2015-2016 lineup with the addition of award-winning pop and jazz a cappella ensemble m-pact at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in McCain Auditorium.


Thursday, July 30, 2015

International 'Cats: Study abroad scholarships help students experience the world
Kansas State University students are enhancing their education by studying across the globe this summer or fall with the help of scholarships awarded by the university's Office of International Programs.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Evans family donates $1 million to Academic Success Center at Kansas State University
Ike and Letty Evans, Bluffton, South Carolina, are supporting the Academic Success Center in the College of Engineering at Kansas State University with a $1 million donation.


Monday, July 27, 2015

Parasitology association recognizes Kansas State University's Dryden with highest honor
A Kansas State University veterinarian who is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on fleas and ticks — earning the nickname "Dr. Flea" — has been honored for his lifetime achievements in the advancement of veterinary parasitology.


Friday, July 24, 2015

University's College of Veterinary Medicine awards dual-degree scholarships
Earning a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine takes a big commitment, but some students at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicinetake it to the next level and work on a concurrent graduate degree. Making the task easier is a scholarship program offered by the college that benefits those who qualify.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Save on McCain single tickets at Super Saver Sunday open house July 26
Save 10 percent on most single tickets to the 2015-2016 McCain Performance Series by attending Super Saver Sunday from 1-3:30 p.m. July 26 at McCain Auditorium.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Kansas State University veterinarian has tips for traveling with pets
Taking your pet along on your upcoming vacation? A Kansas State University veterinarian says there are many factors to consider when planning your trip. 

Monday, July 20, 2015

Kansas State University researchers attack antibiotic resistance, improve public policy
Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine researchers are looking at the growing problem of antibiotic resistance and are helping shape public policy on the issue to keep humans and animals healthy.

Kansas State University alumni and friends give $141.5 million for fiscal year 2015
Philanthropic gifts and commitments by alumni, friends, parents, faculty, students and corporate partners of Kansas State University totaled $141.5 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30.


Thursday, July 16, 2015

Kansas State University is making infrastructure improvements as part of K-State 2025
Construction and road closures at Kansas State University are all part of the plan — the K-State 2025 plan.

Kansas corporation expands technology development and manufacturing partnership at Kansas State University, Manhattan-based companies
A Lawrence-based technology company is positioning Manhattan, Kansas, as the Silicon Valley of the Midwest with an expansive partnership that's tapping the engineering and manufacturing abilities at Kansas State University and in Manhattan.

Food safety expert explains food label definitions and their regulations
Understanding what terms such as "natural," "organic" and "local" on food labels really mean is important before purchasing any food product, according to Kansas State University food safety specialist Londa Nwadike.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Kansas State University posts quality-focused patent, intellectual property portfolio
Kansas State University patents are synonymous with quality, according to the most recent report by the Association of University Technology Managers, or AUTM.


Thursday, July 9, 2015

Research shows that genomics can match plant variety to climate stresses
A new study led by a Kansas State University geneticist has shown that genomic signatures of adaptation in crop plants can help predict how crop varieties respond to stress from their environments. 


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Evolution study finds recent agricultural pest stems from one fly generation's big genetic shift
A new study involving a Kansas State University entomologist reveals that the genes of a fruit fly that has plagued American apple producers for more than 150 years is the result of an extremely rapid evolutionary change. 

Kansas State University veterinarian travels to Israel to study black-tailed prairie dogs
There’s no place like home for David Eshar, assistant professor of exotic, wildlife and zoo animal medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. While prairies dogs are common in Kansas and the central Plains, Eshar is conducting a study on a group of black-tailed prairie dogs where he grew up in Israel and collaborating with veterinarians from the Tisch Family Zoological Gardens in Jerusalem.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Garmin, U.S. Engineering, Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center named lead tenants in multi-phase K-State Office Park
Garmin International Inc., U.S. Engineering, and Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center will be lead tenants in the first building in the new K-State Office Park. This innovative four-phase project will help lead the development of Kansas State University’s north campus corridor and fuel economic growth and development of Manhattan and the region.


Thursday, July 2, 2015

Kansas State University May 2015 graduate receives Phi Kappa Phi fellowship to study agriculture, public policy law
A May 2015 Kansas State University graduate has received a Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship to study agriculture, business and public policy law at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Richardson named interim dean and CEO of K-State Olathe
Kansas State University has named Ralph Richardson as the interim dean and CEO of K-State Olathe, effective Aug. 2.

Food scientist explains how trans fat removal will affect food industry
A recent ban on trans fats may have you looking a little closer at the foods you buy, but a Kansas State University food scientist points out you might not find what you're looking for on the label.

Mechanical engineering graduates earn honors
Six spring 2015 graduating seniors in mechanical engineering have been honored by their department at Kansas State University.

Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo and dinner to benefit university's Johnson Cancer Research Center
The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association wants you to be tough enough to wear pink.