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K-Staters in the news - December 2012

Animal sciences and industry, Mike Tokach, “Lactating Sows - Feed Intake Monitoring,” 12/21/12 Pig Progress

Kansas State University, “Ignore The Midwest At Your Own Risk, Says A Kansas Sustainability Director,” 12/21/12 Grist.org

Professor emeritus, Charles Smith, “*No Apologies For Telling The Santa Claus Story,” 12-20-12Chicago Tribune

Family studies and human services, Jared Durtschi, “*Parents Should Let Kids' Beliefs About Santa Develop Naturally, Expert Says,” 12/20/12 1st Infantry Division Post

Kansas State University, “Kansas Regents Approve Room and Board Increases,” 12/20/12 KMAN-AM

Kansas State University, “*A Cultural Start To The New Year: University Performances Warm Up January,” 12/20/12 Education In Kansas

Athletics, Bruce Weber, “'1st Lightning' Soldiers Visit Wildcats,” 12/20/12 1st Infantry Division Post

Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, Doug Powell, “Beef Industry Experts Discuss Meat Safety On HuffPost Live (VIDEO),” 12-19-12 The Huffington Post

Student, Neal Kaiser, "Kaiser Wins Crops Contest With K-State Team," 12/20/12 Peabody Gazette-Bulletin

Kansas State University, "Schilling Cleanup Takes Another Step," 12/20/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, "Kansas State Football The Best Band For The Buck," 12/20/12 Wichita Business Journal

Alumnus, Collin Klein, "Best College Football Teams For The Money," 12/19/12 Forbes Magazine

Kansas State University, "Humane Society Move Doggone Close To New Home," 12/19/12 Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas State University, "Room And Board Increases Approved By Kansas Board Of Regents," 12/19/12 Lawrence Journal-World

Professor emeritus, Charles Smith, “*White Lies In The Spirit Of The Season,” 12/19/12 Chicago Tribune

Project coordinator, Megan Umscheid, "KSU Marks 150th Birthday With New Wheat Variety," 12/19/12 Wichita Eagle

Project coordinator, Megan Umscheid, agronomy, Daryl Strouts, "Wheat Variety 1863 Recognizes K-State's 150 Years," Kansas Wheat, Associated Press, Hutchinson Post, Kansas First News, KSAL, KAKE News, KWCH, KMAN-AM, Topeka Capital-Journal, Kansas Public Radio, WNCT

Presidents office, Megan Umscheid, “*KSU Marks 150th Birthday With New Wheat Variety,”12/19/12 The Wichita Eagle, Topeka Capital-Journal, Salina Journal, KOAM-TV, KWCH

Students, Alyssa Rippe, “*Students Received $19.2 Million In Scholarships From University Donations,” 12/18/12 McCook Daily Gazette

Professor emeritus, Gary Kilgore, agronomy, Chuck Rice, extension, Doug Shoup, “More Details Finalized For Kansas Soybean Expo,” 12/18/12 Many Signals Communications

Student, Chaston Hoeme, “Northwest, West-Central Kansas Under Blizzard Warning For Wednesday,” 12-18-12 The Wichita Eagle

Family studies & human services, Jared Durtschi, student, Emily Burr, “*Why Lying To Kids About Santa Could Be Beneficial,” 12/17/12 The Huffington Post

Kansas State University, “'Messiah,' 'St. Matthew Passion' Tickets On Sale Jan. 1,” 12/18/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “*Kansas State Scholarship Winners Named,” 12/17/12 Pittsburg Morning Sun

Kansas State University, “Topeka employment teeters as Kansas employment on the rise,” 12/16/12 Topeka Capital Journal

Kansas State University, “Architect designed, constructed iconic buildings in Kansas,” 12/16/12 Wichita Eagle

Student, Nate Griep, “AROUND & ABOUT,”12/15/12 Omaha World-Herald

Athletics, John Currie, “The Dev Nelson Press Box Falls,” 12/15/12 KMAN-AM

Student, Greg Peterson, “‘Farmer Style’ Viral Video Puts Kansas Agriculture on the Map,”12/15/12 CNBC

President Kirk Schulz, “*ABET Board Director Kirk Schulz Named 2012 CASE Chief Executive Leader,”12/14/12 ABET

Kansas State University, “Settlement reached in Salina contamination cleanup,”12/14/12 The Wichita Eagle

Psychology, Laura Brannon, "KSU professor: Holidays spark generosity," 12/14/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, "Is the city considering a sidewalk along Dickens?," 12/14/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas StateUniversity, "Salina Entities One Step Closer To Schilling Cleanup," 12/14/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University,
"K-State Launches Lecture Series Honoring 150th," 12/13/12

National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, "Antics Don't Help State," 12/13/12 Hutchinson News

Student, Taylor Harms, “Harms receives ag scholarship,” 12/13/12 Marion County Record

General Counsel, Peter Paukstelis, “News Conference Planed On Pollution Cleanup Settlement Negations,” 12/13/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “*K-State announces scholarships,” 12/13/12 Peabody Gazette-Bulletin

Kansas State University, "K-State Not So Hot In "Academic Bowl"," 12/12/12 The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas State University, “Will Diminishing Agricultural Inputs Hinder Our Ability To Feed A Growing Population?,” 12/12/12 Seeking Alpha

Animal Sciences and industry, James Marsden, “Report: Beef industry using risky procedures,” 12/12/12 The Columbia Daily Tribune

Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, Dr. Deborah Briggs, “Purpose Prize: Meet Standout Post 60s Truly Making A Difference,” 12-12-12 The Huffington Post

Kansas State University, “Public research for private interests,” 12/12/12 KBIA 91.3

Kansas State University, *Purdue Extension Studies Obesity Among Rural Kids,” 12/12/12 Houston Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News

Education, Melissa Hancock, “State Education Board Chairman Questions Need For Testing This Year,” 12/11/12 Lawrence Journal-World, Kansas City Kansan

Family studies & human service, Jared Durtschi, “'Tis The Season: Family Expert Says Parents Should Let Kids' Beliefs About Santa Develop Naturally,” 12/11/12 Health Canal http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/dec12/santabelieve121112.html

Family studies & human service, Briana Nelson Goff,*Fort Riley Soldier Makes Surprise Visit Home,” 12/11/12 WIBW

Agriculture, John Floros, “Public Research For Private Interests,” 12/11/12 KCUR, The Wichita Eagle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Antonio Express-News, Charlotte Observer, Miami Herald, McClatchy Washington Bureau, The Fresno Bee, The Sacramento Bee, Tacoma News Tribune, Houston Chronicle, Hutchinson News, The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas State University, “Moran's Memo: Making A Difference In A Hungry World,” 12/11/12 Hutchinson News

Kansas State University, “Livestock Briefs: Ranch Management Seminar At Nine Kansas Locations,” 12/11/12 Midwest Producer

Kansas State University, “*Johnson: Being The Weakest Fitness Link Can Be A Great Motivator,” 12/11/12 Times Record New (Wichita Falls, Texas)

Student, Vincent Carlisle, “School Notes For Nov. 12: Kansas State University,” 12/11/12 Kansas City Star

Clinical Sciences, Susan Nelson, “*Winter Brings New Challenges For Man's Best Friend,” 12/10/12 Kansas City InfoZine

Student, Jesus Martinez, “Fundraiser Planned For Injured KCK Student,” 12/10/12 Wyandotte Daily News

Kansas State University, “KSU Student Accosted By Stranger In Aggieville,” 12/10/12 WIBW

Kansas State University, “Cattle Official Says KSU COOL Study Not Realistic,” 12/10/12 WNAX-AM (Yankton, S.D.), Drover's Cattle Network

Alumnus, Collin Klein, “Glendale Puts On Game Face For Fiesta Bowl,” 12/10/12 Arizona Republic

NBAF, “Plum Island Sale Questioned Among Fiscal Cliff Talks,” 12/10/12 North Fork Patch

NBAF, “Fiscal Cliff Raises Concerns For Kan. Research Lab,” 12/9/12 Danbury News Times

Alumnus, Nick Leckey, "Former K-State, NFL Player Returns For College Diploma 8 Years Later," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury

Alumnus, Collin Klein, "Klein Finishes Third For Heisman," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury 

County extension agent, Greg Eyestone, "Taking An Inventory Of The Garden," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury

Agricultural economics, John Schlender, "K-State Social Club," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury

National Agro and Bio Defense Facility, "How To Make Enemies And Influence..Well..No One," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, "A Reason To Like Sales Tax," 12/9/12 Manhattan Mercury

Clinical Sciences, Mike Apley, “Drug Overuse In Cattle Imperils Human Health,” 12/9/12 Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12/10/12 The Wichita Eagle, Kansas City Star, The State

Athletics, Bill Snyder, student, Collin Klein, “Editorial: Klein A Winner,” 12/9/12 Topeka Capital-Journal

Arts & Sciences, Joseph Aistrup, “Joseph A. Aistrup: Brownback may still have presidency shot,” 12/9/12 Wichita Eagle, Hutchinson News, Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “UNL Project Will Study Shiga Toxin,” 12/9/12 Omaha World-Herald

NBAF, “Fiscal Cliff Raises Concerns For Kan. Research Lab,” 12/9/12 San Antonio News Express, My San Antonio, Hutchinson News, Lawrence Journal World

President Kirk Schulz, “Graduation Night,” 12/8/12 Salina Journal

Kansas Industrial Ext Sv, Barbara Goode, “Group Looks At River Bank Erosion,” 12/8/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “Northeast Kansas Happenings,” 12/8/12 Topeka Capital-Journal

Animal Sciences & Industry, James Marsden, “Big Beef: Beef’s Raw Edges,” 12/7/12 The Wichita Eagle, 12/8/12 Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 12/10/12 Kansas City Star

Agricultural Economics, Barry Flinchbaugh, “More Of The Same?” 12/7/12 Drovers Cattle Network

Kansas State University, “Study: COOL Has Little Effect On Consumer Meat Purchases,” 12/7/12 Supermarket News, OpEdNews

Kansas State University, “Top 10 Metros For Job Growth,” 12/7/12 The Christian Science Monitor

Kansas State University, "1,400 to matriculate in fall commencement," 12/7/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, “*K-State Announces Scholarship Recipients,” 12/7/12 Wyandotte Daily News,

Kansas State University, “The 1862 Morrill Act Honored The Liberal Arts As Well As Technical Education,” 12/7/12 History News Service

Educational Leadership, David Thompson, “Oyler School Gets A Makeover,” 12/6/12 Marketplace.org

Kansas State University, “KSU Crops Team Claims Championship,” 12/6/12 Farm Talk

Kansas State University, “Architecture School Brand Strengths,” 12/6/12 DesignIntelligence

Kansas State University, “*Wintertime Dog Tips,” 12/6/12 Topeka Capital-Journal (blog) http://cjonline.com/blog-post/jan-biles/2012-12-06/wintertime-dog-tips

Kansas State University, “R-CALF USA Says KSU COOL Study Conflicts With WTO Findings,” 12/6/12 Op-Ed News, Drover's Cattle Network

Kansas State University, “January KSU Cow-Calf Conference,” 12/6/12 Drover's Cattle Network

Agronomy, Jianming Yu, “*K-State Scientists Hope Research Will Make Corn More Heat, Drought Resistant,”12/5/12 Wichita Eagle, Kansas First News

Agronomy, Jianming Yu, Xianran Li, Chengsong Zhu, “*Gmo Corn And Genetic Prioritization May Save Us From Climate Change Food Issues,”12/5/12 Science 2.0

Biology, John Blair, Ruth Welti, entomology, Kun Yan Zhu, research, Ron Trewyn, “*Four Kansas State University Scientists Named Fellows Of The American Association For The Advancement Of Science,”12/5/12 eScience! News

Kinesiology, Katie Heinrich, Brandon Irwin, “*Exercising Options: How To Keep Working Out When Traveling,”12/5/12 Medical Xpress

Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, Greg Spaulding, student, Emmett Hull, “*K-State Engineering Students Reveal Cordless Drill Creations,”12-5-12 WIBW, Securities.com

Clinical sciences, Mike Apley, “KSU Professor Says Consumers To Impact Livestock Antibiotic Use,” 12/6/12 Drover's Cattle Network

Kansas State University Students, “*Local Students Awarded Scholarships,”12/6/12 Fort Scott Tribune

Arts & Sciences, Joe Aistrup, “Huelskamp Is Defiant On Panel Ousters,” 12/5/12 Hutchinson News

Kansas State University Students, “KSU-Salina Fall Graduation Is Friday,” 12/4/12 Salina Journal 

Student, Greg Peterson, “Peterson Brothers Release Another Music Video,” 12/6/12 Salina Journal

Agronomy, Mary Knapp, “Yuletide Ebb? A Bit,” 12/6/12 Hutchinson News

Students, Patrick Mellard, Paul Harris, “K-State Students Brave Long Line For Bowl Tickets,” 12/5/12 WIBW

Student, Collin Klien, “Kansas State's Klein Resembles Heisman Winner Crouch,”12-5-12 USA Today

Kansas State University, “Kansas State Fans Snap Up Fiesta Bowl Tickets, But Sales To Duck Fans Start Slower Than In Years Past,”12/5/12 Register-Guard (Eugene, Ore.)

Alumni association, Linda Cook, "Get 'Em While You Can," 12/5/12 Manhattan Mercury

Marketing, Dawn Deeter-Schmelz, management, William Turnley, "Professors Recognized For Outstanding Teaching," 12/5/12 Manhattan Mercury

Agronomy, Mary Knapp, "Widespread Drought Expected To Continue," 12/5/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, "Exercise Motivation: The Sneaky Way To Increase Your Burn By Up TO 200 Percent," 12/5/12 Men's Fitness

County extension, Barbara Stockebrand, Dale Lanham, "In Internet Age, Farm Extension Agents Make House Calls," 12/5/12 Chicago Tribune via Reuters

Agronomy, Jianming Yu, "Prioritizing Rather Than Canvassing Entire Plant Genome May Lead To Improved Crops," 12/4/12 Science Daily, Phys.org

Kansas State University, "Huelskamp Booted From House Budget, And Agriculture Committees," 12/4/12 Lawrence Journal World

Kansas State University, "Texas Football Leads The Way Among Cash Cows, But Most Schools Are Lucky To Break Even," 12/4/12 Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Kansas State University, "K-State Fans Make Bowl Game Travel Plans," 12/4/12 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, "Press Box At K-State To Be Destroyed Next Week," 12/4/12 WIBW

Student, Benjamin Wagner, "Computers Stolen From U.S. College Campus Over Fall Break," 12/4/12 Faronics

Vet Medicine, Mike Apley, "More Livestock Antibiotic Restrictions Likely," 12/4/12 Benton County (Colo.) Democrat

National Bio and Agro Defense Facility, "Manhattan City Commission Meeting Sparks Off NBAF Debate," 12/4/12 KMAN-AM

Biochemistry, Phillip Klebba, "Iron Holds Key To Immunity, Shows Study," 12/4/12 Silicon India

Biochemistry, Phillip Klebba, “*Iron Holds Key To Immunity,”12/4/12 Times of India

Student, Collin Klein, “Kansas State’s Klein Wins Unitas Award As Nation’s Best Quarterback,”12/3/12 Washington Post, Kansas City Star, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun

President Kirk Schulz, Institute environmental research, John Blaire, biology, Ruth Welti, entomology, Kun Yan Zhu, research, Ron Trewyn, “*Kansas State University Scientists Named American Association For The Advancement Of Science Fellows,” 12/3/12 Phys.org

Biochemistry, Phellip Kleppa, “*Research Shows Iron's Importance In Infection, Suggests New Therapies,”12/3/12 Infection Control Today Magazine, Science Daily, Phys.org, Science Codex, e! Science News, Sciences Newsline

Kansas State University, “NU Marshaling E. Coli Forces For $25 Million Mission,”12/3/12 Lincoln Journal Star

Kansas State University, “Penn Studies African-American Athlete Graduations,”12/3/12 Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News, Omaha World-Herald, Kansas City Star

Kansas State University, “*KLA: More Than $13,000 In Scholarships Awarded To Kansas Youth ,” 12/3/12 Drover's Cattle Network

Kansas State University, “Ag Profitability Conference Set For Dec. 11,”12/3/12 The Wichita Eagle

President Kirk Schulz, “*Education Council Honors K-State President,” 11/30/12 The Olathe News

Student, Kaitlyn Dechant, "Her Campaign To Snuff Out Sexual Assault," 12/4/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, "K-State Alum Exec To Get Amethyst Award," 12/4/12 Manhattan Mercury

Kansas State University, “New Manhattan City Attorney Announced,” 12-3-12 WIBW 

Student, Logan Rose, "KC-Area School's Alums Memorialiize Accident Victim," 12/2/12 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Electrical and computer engineering, Caterina Scoglio, psychology, Gary Brase, “*Could Facebook Help Control Disease?,” 12/2/12 Toronto Star, Business 2 Community, Ihealth Beat, Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “All About Learning,” 12/2/12 Salina Journal 

Kansas State University, “Agriculture Briefs,” 12/1/12 Hutchinson News 

Kansas State University, “NE Kansas Communities Catch The Christmas Spirit,” 12/1/12 Topeka Capital Journal 

Kansas State University, “It’s Your Business,” 12/1/12 Topeka Capital Journal