K-State Activity

Hale Library to reopen soon; will include $2.5 million new innovation lab

After an entire academic year without access to Hale Library on campus, steps have been made to open up a portion of the building for students, starting next week as students arrive back for class. Dr. Lori Goetsch spoke with KMAN recently about the updates and the opening. One of the biggest changes, for those [...]

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By |2019-08-20T08:13:42-05:00August 20th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Hale Library to reopen soon; will include $2.5 million new innovation lab

K-State ranks among best colleges in national student survey

Kansas State University has received high marks from in The Princeton Review’s 2020 edition of “Best 385 Colleges” publication. The university netted seven top 10 rankings in the publication over a span of 62 categories. The Princeton Review gave K-State its highest rank No.2 in the nation for best quality of life, great relationship with [...]

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By |2019-08-08T20:03:48-05:00August 8th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on K-State ranks among best colleges in national student survey

Sec. of State Pompeo, Fortune CEO Murray to deliver Landon Lectures

Kansas State University has announced its Landon Lecture Series will kick off next month with two well-known speakers. Current U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to speak Friday, Sept. 6. Fortune CEO Alan Murray will speak Friday, Sept. 27. Both lectures are being held in McCain Auditorium beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pompeo is a [...]

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By |2019-08-07T11:23:44-05:00August 7th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Sec. of State Pompeo, Fortune CEO Murray to deliver Landon Lectures

Hallaq named interim associate director of KSU Journalism school

The AQ Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications has announced an interim associate director with a background in television production and directing. Tom Hallaq on Facebook Monday wrote that he accepted the position at Kansas State. He writes that he is excited and believes the position will allow him to gain leadership and administrative [...]

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By |2019-07-31T13:38:20-05:00July 31st, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Hallaq named interim associate director of KSU Journalism school

1965 journalism grad named ’19 K-State Alumni Excellence Award recipient

The only White House press secretary to serve in two separate administrations will be honored this Fall by the K-State Alumni Association. Marlin Fitzwater, a 1965 journalism graduate, is the 2019 recipient of the Alumni Excellence Award according to a release by the association. He served as press secretary for both Presidents Ronald Reagan and [...]

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By |2019-07-23T11:32:21-05:00July 23rd, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on 1965 journalism grad named ’19 K-State Alumni Excellence Award recipient

Livestock producers receive warning from K-State veterinarian on heat severity on their cattle

With the intense heat this summer, it is going to be a little harder on livestock producers to keep their cattle hydrated. Kansas State University beef veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff is giving all the livestock producers a heads up by saying how much water cattle need. “The question always comes up, ‘how much water do these [...]

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By |2019-07-19T15:08:03-05:00July 19th, 2019|K-State Activity, Local News|Comments Off on Livestock producers receive warning from K-State veterinarian on heat severity on their cattle

Renovations continue at long-standing Derby Dining Center at K-State

MANHATTAN — After 60 years, the Derby Dining Center at Kansas State University is being renovated. The renovation includes the lower level community space and tutoring centers as well as the main dining center area. Assistant Professor of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health Mary Molt with Derby Dining Center says the upgrades are bringing a [...]

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By |2019-07-01T10:29:40-05:00July 1st, 2019|K-State Activity|Comments Off on Renovations continue at long-standing Derby Dining Center at K-State

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