K-State Activity

Participants needed in K-State chemotherapy study

Researchers at K-State want to know more about the effects of a chemotherapy drug on the small blood vessels in the skin. PhD student Steve Hammond at the Integrative Physiology Laboratory says they are looking for participants, and that the commitment is minimal. The drug under test, 5-Fluorouracil, which is commonly known as 5-FU, is [...]

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By |2019-06-25T15:45:11-05:00June 25th, 2019|K-State Activity, Manhattan|Comments Off on Participants needed in K-State chemotherapy study

K-State chooses Minton for Dean of Agriculture and KSRE

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has announced it’s selection for Dean of the College of Agriculture and KSRE. Ernie Minton has been serving as the interim dean of the college, and was appointed this week to hold the position permanently. K-State Provost Charles Taber made the announcement today in a media release. Minton’s appointment is [...]

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By |2019-06-19T14:14:03-05:00June 19th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State chooses Minton for Dean of Agriculture and KSRE

Trotter Hall basement fills with smoke after electrical issue

MANHATTAN — An electrical issue caused smoke in the basement of a Kansas State University building Monday afternoon. Manhattan Fire Department officials were dispatched around 3:30 p.m. to Trotter Hall, located south of the KSU Veterinary Hospital for the report of a structure fire. When they arrived, they noticed smoke filling the basement and the [...]

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By |2019-06-17T17:31:42-05:00June 17th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Trotter Hall basement fills with smoke after electrical issue

Rural railroad safety center coming to K-State

A Rural Railroad Safety Center will soon be established at K-State thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The Federal Railroad Administration announced more than $326 million worth of grants for a wide variety of state and local railroad infrastructure projects around the country. K-State will see just over $2.5 million to [...]

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By |2019-06-14T10:19:07-05:00June 14th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Rural railroad safety center coming to K-State

K-State fills two interim positions on enrollment management staff

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has filled two key positions on its enrollment management staff on an interim basis while a national search for a permanent replacement continues. University Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber announced Tuesday that Emily Lehning has been appointed interim vice provost for enrollment management and Mary Hale Tolar has [...]

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By |2019-06-12T15:03:37-05:00June 12th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State fills two interim positions on enrollment management staff

Gary Clark named interim dean for College of Engineering

A new interim dean has been named at The Carl. R. Ice College of Engineering at K-State. Senior Associate Dean Gary Clark has been appointed as of today according to a press release from K-State. Clark will replace Darren Dawson, who accepted the position of president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville. This is [...]

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By |2019-06-07T12:11:34-05:00June 7th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Gary Clark named interim dean for College of Engineering

Rush named as new College of Vet Med dean

The College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State has a new dean. Bonnie Rush has been selected for the position according to a press release from the university. Rush has been serving as interim dean of the college since 2017, and was appointed by Provost and Executive Vice President Charles Taber. Rush’s area of clinical expertise [...]

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By |2019-06-07T12:06:55-05:00June 7th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Rush named as new College of Vet Med dean

Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder for shooting near KSU Foundation building

A suspect has been arrested by Kansas State University Police in connection with the shooting incident near the Kansas State University Foundation building in the beginning of May. According to a release by the university, the suspect is charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and criminal discharge of a firearm [...]

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By |2019-06-05T14:23:34-05:00June 5th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Suspect arrested, charged with attempted murder for shooting near KSU Foundation building

Thomas Lane named new K-State VP of student life and dean of students

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has selected Thomas Lane as the university’s new vice president for student life and dean of students. Kansas State University President Richard Myers announced the appointment of Lane, who currently serves as associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Missouri State University. “We are excited to [...]

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By |2019-05-23T08:25:15-05:00May 23rd, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Thomas Lane named new K-State VP of student life and dean of students

Johnson Cancer Research Center awarded $345,000 to cancer research efforts in 2019

MANHATTAN — The Johnson Cancer Research Center at Kansas State University has announced just how much funding has been raised this year for cancer research. The university said Wednesday the research center awarded $345,042 in fiscal year 2019. In addition to $50,000 to establish a Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer Research and nearly $115,000 [...]

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By |2019-05-23T06:50:33-05:00May 23rd, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Johnson Cancer Research Center awarded $345,000 to cancer research efforts in 2019