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K-Staters in the news - July 2013

Kansas State University, “*Termites Bugging KSU Entomology Department,”7/31/13 Topeka Capital-Journal, Emporia Gazette, NTV, The Republic, Fort Mill Times, Little Apple Post, Wichita Eagle, KMBC, Kansas First News, WIBW, Daily Journal

Human nutrition, Richard Rosenkranz, “*Don't Just Sit There, It's Not Healthy,” 7/31/13 Seattle Post Intelligencer

Landscape architecture, Tim Keane, coordinator, Joan Leavens, “*Urban Water Institute At K-State Olathe Hosts Water Management Workshop,”7/31/13 Olathe EDGE

Kansas State University, “Census Bureau Report Cuts New Ground On Poverty Rates,”7/31/13 Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas State University, “Farmstead Near Lawrence Donated To Land Institute,”7/31/13 Hutchinson News, Kansas First News

Agricultural economics, Michael Boland, “Applesauce Processor Looking At Coburg Site,”7/31/13 The (Eugene, Ore.) Register-Guard

Kansas State University, “Farmstead Near Lawrence Donated To Land Institute,”7/31/13 Hutchinson News, Kansas First News

Diagnostic medicine & pathobiology, Deon Van Der Merwe, “Pond Scum Holds Dangers For People, Pets,”7/30/13 U.S. News & World Report, Newsday; “Beware Of Blue-Green Algae, KSU Expert Warns,” 7/27/13 Kansas City Star, http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/jul13/algae72513.html

Biological & agricultural engineering, Naiqian Zhang, “Robotics Team Claims Seventh Straight Championship,”7/30/13 Emporia Gazette, http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/jul13/robotics73013.html

Professor emeritus, Terry Kastens, “Visa Cap Threatens Highly Skilled Foreigners Harvesting America's Wheat,”7/30/13 Chicago Tribune

Agronomy, Mary Knapp, “Measured Hopes,” 7/30/13 Hutchinson News

Human nutrition, Tanda Kidd, “Study To Offer Clearer Picture Of Kids' Food,” 7/30/13 Garden City Telegram

History, David Stone, “North Korea Military Parades Through Pyongyang,” 7/30/13 NPR, The Olathe News, San Antonio Express-News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Houston Chronicle, U-T San Diego, The Denver Post, U-T San Diego

Entomology, Raymond Cloyd, “Chiggers: A Lawrence Rite Of Passage,” 7/30/13 Lawrence Journal-World

Kansas State University, “Cessna, Kansas State Work Together On Pilot Education,” 7/29/13 Wichita Business Journal, Aviation Pros, Wichita Eagle

Entomology, Brian McCornack, “*Kansas State University Thinks Ahead For Food Safety,” 7/29/13 Fox 34

Kansas State University, “*K-State, American Royal Seek Entries For Best-Tasting Steak,”7/29/13 Drover's Cattle Network, Kansas City InfoZine

Diagnostic medicine pathobiology, Deon Van Der Merwe, “Toxicologist Urges People, Pets To Beware of Blue-Green Algae,” 7/29/13 Clay Center Dispatch, HorseTalk, Health 24.com, http://www.k-state.edu/media/newsreleases/jul13/algae72513.html

Animal sciences & industry, James Marsden, Randall Phebus, “USDA Proposed Rule For Mechanically Tenderized Meat,” 7/29/13 AgWeek

Economic, Ted Schroeder, student, Lance Zimmerman, “Beef Demand May Vary With Quality,” 7/29/13 Ag Week

Kansas State University, “Former Westar Chief, Wife Give Rural Lawrence Farmstead To Salina-Based Land Institute,” 7/29/13 Lawrence Journal World, Salina Journal

President Kirk Schulz, “K-State Day Set For Kansas State Fair,” 7/29/13 Junction City Post

President Kirk Schulz, “Stakes High As Kansas Legislators Take Look At Funding For Higher Education,” 7/29/13 Wichita Eagle

Kansas State University, “Mascots For Kansas City Royals, Kansas State, Other Teams Head To Topeka Boot Camp,” 7/29/13 The Republic

Students, Denver Johnston, Jesse Snyder, “Interns Get Ag Experience Off The Farm,” 7/28/13 News Press Now

Kansas State University, “Selling Salina,” 7/28/13 Salina Journal

Student, Lane Giess, “Lane Joins Expo Line-Up,” 7/28/13 Stock Journal (Australia)

Agricultural economics, “*Kansas State Gets Grant To Combat Hunger In Africa,” 7/26/13 Austin American-Statesman

President Kirk Schulz, “Stakes High As Kansas Legislators Take Look At Funding For Higher Education,” 7/29/13 Wichita Eagle

History, David Stone, “North Korea Military Parades Through Pyongyang,” 7/27/13 Kansas City Star

Kansas State University, “Selling Salina,” 7/28/13 Salina Journal

Kansas State University, “Manhattan Holds Furniture Amnesty Day,” 7/26/13 Kansas First News

Family studies & human services, Sonya Britt, “*KSU Professor Talks Top Predictor For Divorce, Gives Advice,” 7/26/13 WIBW

Agricultural research, Guorong Zhang, “Hard White Wheat Program Research Gets $325,000 Investment From Company,” 7/25/13 High Plains Journal

Students, Denver Johnston, Jesse Snyder, “Interns Get Ag Experience Off The Farm,” 7/28/13 News Press Now

Student, Lane Giess, “Lane Joins Expo Line-Up,” 7/28/13 Stock Journal (Australia)

Kansas State University, “Mascots For Kansas City Royals, Kansas State, Other Teams Head To Topeka Boot Camp,” 7/29/13 The Republic

Kansas State University, “Simons’ Saturday Column: University Athletic Spending Is Out Of Control,” 7/27/13 Lawrence Journal-World

Kansas State University, “Project Sees Year Of Growth,” 7/26/13 Hutchinson News

Sociology, anthropology, social work, Matthew Sanderson, “*K-State Researcher Studies Hispanic Migration,” 7/24/13 Wichita Eagle

Aviation, Kurt Barnhart, “*KSU-Salina Pilot Program Gets FAA Exemption,” 7/24/13 Kansas City Star

Aviation, Kurt Barnhart, “*KSU-Salina Flight Program Granted Exemption From FAA Rule,” 7/24/13 Salina Journal

President Kirk Schulz, “KUMC, KSU Projects Prompt Policy Debate,” 7/24/13 Topeka Capital Journal

Biological & agricultural engineering, Philip Barnes, “Algae Likely To Linger, But There Is Hope For Reservoir,” 7/24/13 Peabody Gazette-Bulletin

Plant pathology, Sharon Dobesh, “Local Beekeepers Avoid Widespread Losses,” 7/24/13 Lawrence Journal World

Family studies & human services, Elaine Johannes, “FHSU Site Of Suicide Prevention Summit,” 7/24/13 Garden City Telegram

Clinical sciences, Dan Thomson, “Video: The Management Effect,” 7/24/13 Ag Week

Animal sciences & industry, Barry Bradford, “Upside Of Inflammation: Kansas State University Study Finds Surprising Benefits,” 7/24/13 Agri-View

Alumnus, Kerry Gooch, “Gooch Named KDP Political Director,” 7/24/13 Kansas First News

Kansas NBAF Funding Advances In US Senate 7/18/13 Wall Street Journal

Biology, Joseph Craine, "Study on Bison Shrinking," 7/17/13 KNBN NBC Rapid City, SD

SLC26A4 Gene Fix Leads To Restoration Of Hearing And Balance 7/18/13 Science 2.0

Kansas Researchers Defeat Persistent Bacteria Known For Causing Infections In Hospitals 7/19/13 News-Medical Net

Kansas State Round Table Discusses Livestock Feed Safety 7/18/13 Drover's Cattle Network

New Techniques Use Lasers, LEDs, and Optics to ‘See’ Under the Skin 7/18/13 LIGHTimes

Bishop Launches "Save, Don't Sell, Plum Island" Effort 7/18/13 Sag Harbor Express

Local Agencies Face Steep Costs To Keep Guns Out Under New Law 7/19/13 Kansas City Star

USD 383 Receives $1.7 Million Federal Grant 7/18/13 WIBW

Biology, Vijaya Iyer, “*Researchers Target Achilles' Heel of Bacteria Behind Hospital-Associated Infections,” 7/17/13 Science Daily

Research, Joseph Crain, “*Climate Change Shrinking Cattle According To Study,” 7/17/13 KOAA

Kansas State University, “*Don't Spread Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus When Applying Manure,” 7/17/13 National Hog Farmer

Kansas State University, “Attorneys Collect Information About Base Contamination,” 7/18/13 Salina Journal

Professor, Brian Briggeman, “Farmland Prices: How Do Today's Values Differ From 'Bubbles' of Past?,” 7/18/13 Delta Farm Press

National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, “Senate Subcommittee Oks $404M In Funds For NBAF,” 7/16/13 The Wall Street Journal

National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, “NBAF Construction Heads Looking For Subcontractors, Suppliers,” 7/16/13 WIBW-TV

Diagnostic medicine pathobiology, Juergen Richt, “New Research From Kansas State University On The Novel H7N9 Influenza A Virus,” 7/16/13 dugdug.com

Political science, Dale Herspring, “Power Of Religion: With Putin's Help, Russian Church Grows As Political Force,” 7/16/13 Fox News

Engineering, Gary Clark, student life, Pat Bosco, “*Ranked Again: Kansas State University Scores Well In Engineering, Return On Investment For Students' Tuition Dollars,” 7/16/13 Gardner EDGE

Plant pathology, Jorge Dubkovsky, “*2013 Wheat Crop Generated Record Bushels In County,” 7/16/13 Hillsboro Free Press

Animal sciences & industry, Mike Tokach, “Pork Virus: No Real Impact To Prices Expected,” 7/16/13 The City Wire

National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, “Some Federal Lawmakers Seek To Halt Planned Sale Of New York’s Plum Island And Laboratory,” 7/15/13 ABC News

Kansas State University, “Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea: Don’t Spread It Around,” 7/15/13 Pork Network

Kansas State Univerisity, “*Wichita’s Hutton Construction Helps K-State Building Achieve LEED Gold,” 7/15/13 Wichita Business Journal

Student, Lane Giess, “ICMJ Aims To 'Meat' The Challenges Of The Industry,” 7/15/13 Beef Central

Student, Kayla Strathman, “20-Year-Old Baileyville Woman Killed In Wreck,” 7/15/13 Topeka Capital Journal

New Virus Infects Hogs Across Midwest, 7/11/13 Mother Earth News

Study: Prairie chickens not affected by wind turbines, 7/11/13 World Poultry

Study Finds Surprising Benefits About Dairy Cow Inflammation, 7/12/13 Science Blog

Kansas State donors set $152 million record, 7/12/13 Wichita Eagle

New Water Plan Seeks To Preserve Colorado’s Agricultural Heritage, 7/11/12 The Produce News

As Numbers Increase, A Battle Over Food Stamps, 7/11/13 Des Moines Register

Plant Shows Dairies A Western Kansas 'Presence', 7/12/13 Wichita Eagle

Graduate Food Science Program At K-State Olathe Hires First Faculty Member, Prepares For Fall Launch, 7/11/13 The Olathe Edge

Swine Virus Has Area Farmer, Others Busy, 7/11/13 Hutchinson News

Back pain? Numb legs? These ergonomic tips can help, 7/9/13 The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer

Grill Time: Which Is Best?, 7/10/13 Coeur d'Alene (Idaho) Press

Plant pathology department named best in US, 7/9/13 Kansas First News

D.C. and the "C" word, 7/9/13 Salina Journal

High temperatures challenge Kansas corn, 7/9/13 Food Business News

K-State veterinarian educates Capitol Hill on antibiotic use in livestock, 7/9/13 Midwest Producer

Layoffs, Tax Increase Expected As County Takes Over Health Department, 7/10/13 Salina Journal

July 17-18 Okla. and Kan. canola conferences, 7/10/13 Farm Talk

Concrete prepared from biofuel byproduct, July 2013 Tech Beat

Farmers fight rapidly spreading virus that could kill a million piglets, 7/9/13 Kansas City Star

Drones farming potential, 7/8/13 WOWT (Omaha)

People Express Patriotism Differently, 7/4/13 Dr. Pietro Savo's Blog

July 7: Drought In Kansas, 7/7/13 KFDI

Government moves closer to selling Plum Island, 7/8/13 Pork magazine

BVD management on Doc Talk, 7/8/13 Drover's Cattle Network

2 former K-State students sentenced in arson death, 7/8/13 Kansas City Star

Tax, estate planning crucial to keeping, passing on farmland, 7/8/13 Kansas City Star

Omaha architect transforms woodland house into 'laboratory', 7/8/13 Omaha World-Herald

Public Hearing Planned On Proposed Westar Rate Increase, 7/9/13 Salina Journal

New help for first-generation students at KSU, 7/8/13 Austin American-Statesman

Regional public colleges still pursue minority students, but carefully, 7/6/13 Kansas City Star

Flea and tick populations expanding fast, 7/5/13 Canton (Ohio) Rep

Experts see drones in K-State's future, 7/6/13 Kansas City Star

Theodore Reed, Who Lifted National Zoo’s Profile, Dies at 90, 7/7/13 New York Times

Keating: The great divider: immigration?, 7/7/13 St. Augustine (Florida) Record

2 Kansas students face sentencing in arson death, 7/8/13 The Houston Chronicle

It's your business, 7/6/13 Topeka Capital Journal

Eisenhower center to host climate discussion, 7/8/13 Wichita Eagle

Aistrup says 'au revoir,' Kansas, 7/6/13 Ottawa Herald

Conference to be broadcast remotely, 7/6/13 Garden City Telegram

Currans attend K-State animal sciences academy, 7/7/13 Pittsburg Morning Sun

Ag Market Ready for Unmanned Aerial Systems, 7/5/13 Farm Futures

Nine Kansas State Students accused of visa fraud, 7/5/13 KFDI

Showing patriotism on July Fourth can be psychologically rewarding, 7/4/13 Kansas First News

Healthy sign as big contingent of students line up for Intercollegiate Meat Judging, 7/4/13 Beef Central

People Express Patriotism Differently, 7/4/13 Dr. Pietro Savo's blog

Guidebook Aims To Improve Hispanic Health In U.S. Through Culturally-Relevant Means, 7/4/13 Huffington Post

Kansas is playing a vital role in protecting our food, 7/2/13 The Kansas City Star

Kansas State researchers showcase unmanned aircraft systems, 7/2/13 KSN-TV

Long may it wave: As America changed, so did the fabric of its flag, expert says, 7/2/13 Phys.org

Local Students Graduate From Kansas State University, 7/2/13 Shawnee Dispatch

Dean's Lists: Wake Forest, Olivet, Kansas State, Gonzaga Universities, 7/2/13 News-Sentinel

KDA announces change to executive team, 7/2/13 KTIC radio

Nine K-State students charged with visa fraud, 7/2/13 Topeka Capital Journal

K-State showcases drones designed to aid farmers, 7/2/13 WIBW

Seeds sown for drones, 7/2/13 Hutchinson News

K-State showcases drones designed to aid farmers, 7/2/13 Kansas First News

Unmanned Aircraft Useful In Ag Applications, 7/3/13 Salina Journal

Sen. Jerry Moran Advocates Drones for Agriculture, 7/2/13 The Daily Beast

Biochemical Role of TonB Protein Discovered in Bacteria, 7/1/13 Bioscience Technology

Area students react to federal student loan hike, 7/1/13 Kansas First News

Reduced natural gas prices stimulate U.S. fertilizer production, 7/1/13 Ravalli Republic

It Takes More Than Just Good Content For A Video To Go Viral, 7/1/13 TruthDive