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K-State in the news today

Read some of today's top stories mentioning Kansas State University. Download an Excel file (xlswith all of the day's news stories. 

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Monday, Feb. 6, 2023


Bird flu outbreak is spilling over into mammals. What does that mean for humans?
2/3/2023 MSN and USA TODAY
Most of these infections are probably independent cases in which a mammal eats an infected bird, said Jürgen Richt, professor and director of the Center on Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at Kansas State University.

Does Watching Romantic Movies Help Your Love Life Flourish?
2/4/2023 Psychology Today
While it would be easy to suspect that it is usually women who prefer these movies, it turns out that in many heterosexual white couples, men are also inclined to like romantic movies far more than we might suspect. At least that’s what Richard Harris and his colleagues at Kansas State University found when they interviewed 265 young adults.

*10 Startups Tapped for the K-State Accelerator (and a Chance at $100K in Funding)
2/4/2023 BusinessNews
Half the entrepreneurs in a new K-State accelerator cohort are from Kansas City, with other founders joining from Topeka, Wichita and across the country. The Kansas State University College of Business Administration has selected 10 high-potential startup ventures for participation in the Center for Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program. This program is for early stage companies and will provide the building blocks to turn a concept into a successful venture.


*KSU Program Training Vets For Rural Kansas
2/3/2023 KSAL.com
Seven students in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University have been chosen for the largest veterinary scholarship program offered by the state of Kansas: The Veterinary Training Program for Rural Kansas, or VTPRK.

It's now or never for Joplin's Union Depot
2/3/2023 Yahoo News
At 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the event center at Chaos Brewing, 112 S. Main St., a community roundtable will be held regarding the future of the depot. This effort is being organized by the Downtown Joplin Alliance in cooperation with Kansas State University and the School of Design at South Dakota State University.


*Cats' Cupboard food pantry to move to new location on K-State campus
2/3/2023 The Mercury
The Cats’ Cupboard food pantry at Kansas State University is getting a new home. University officials announced Friday the pantry will renovate the former Campus Ecumenical Center at 1021 Denison Avenue for its new location. This means the pantry will upgrade from 800 square feet of space to 8,000 square feet.

*New book from K-State trauma specialist examines effects of war deployment, trauma on military couples
2/5/2023 The Junction City Union
A new book from a Kansas State University trauma specialist explores the effects deployment and trauma can have on soldiers' relationships with partners and families using research from a long-term study with Kansas Army couples.


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