K-State Activity

Acclaimed physicist, author to speak at K-State

Sylvester James “Jim” Gates Jr., an American theoretical physicist, Ford Foundation professor of physics and affiliate professor of mathematics at Brown University, will deliver a fall Neff Lecture at K-State, according to the university. Gates will present “What Abdus Salam Taught Me About Jazz” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in 105 Umberger Hall. This lecture is [...]

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By |2018-09-10T11:07:37-05:00September 10th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Acclaimed physicist, author to speak at K-State

DHS secretary to tour NBAF along with federal and state leaders

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry will host U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Monday morning on a tour of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, currently under construction, and of Kansas State University’s Bio Research Institute next door. According to a press release from [...]

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By |2018-09-07T12:26:08-05:00September 7th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on DHS secretary to tour NBAF along with federal and state leaders

K-State AD unveils $210M infrastructure/facility improvement proposal

K-State Athletics Director Gene Taylor unveiled today a new facility master plan that proposes $210 million of new construction and enhancements that will benefit all 15 Wildcat athletic programs, according to a press release from KSU. According to Taylor, this 10 to 15-year facilities vision will be completed in a fashion that is fiscally responsible, [...]

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By |2018-09-07T11:18:06-05:00September 7th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on K-State AD unveils $210M infrastructure/facility improvement proposal

City releases gameday traffic, parking info

K-State’s first home football game is Saturday at 6:10 p.m. and there are some construction projects on access roads that may cause traffic delays, according to the City of Manhattan. US-24 at McCall Road and the east leg of McCall Road are reduced to one lane. K-13 (over Tuttle Creek Dam) is closed at the [...]

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By |2018-08-30T11:51:02-05:00August 30th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on City releases gameday traffic, parking info

Bill Snyder Family Stadium threat unfounded

A threat made at Bill Snyder Family Stadium was unfounded late Thursday night. K-State Vice President for Communications and Marketing Jeff Morris told KMAN during Friday morning’s edition of In Focus that the K-State Police Department responded to a criminal threat to property call. Morris said nothing was found and that there is an ongoing investigation to [...]

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By |2018-08-17T13:36:54-05:00August 17th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Bill Snyder Family Stadium threat unfounded

LATEST: KSU PD says walking trail death ruled a suicide; BSFS threat unfounded

Updated: Friday, 11:38 a.m. Authorities say a man found dead on a walking trail Thursday evening in Washington Marlatt Memorial Park near Top of the World in Manhattan was a suicide. Kansas State University Police identified the man as Steven Shawgo of Manhattan. No age has been provided. KSU PD said in a news release [...]

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By |2018-08-17T11:20:35-05:00August 16th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on LATEST: KSU PD says walking trail death ruled a suicide; BSFS threat unfounded

Moran to present Landon Lecture on 9/11 anniversary, address global security

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, Kansas, will deliver the first Landon Lecture of the 2018-2019 school year at K-State, according to a news release from the university. Moran’s lecture, “Answering the call: Serving a global society post 9/11,” will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union, and is open [...]

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By |2018-08-16T11:08:21-05:00August 16th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Moran to present Landon Lecture on 9/11 anniversary, address global security

Blaha sentenced to 20 months in hit-and-run that injured KSU student

A 22-year-old man convicted of aggravated battery after hitting a Kansas State student with his truck in Manhattan has been sentenced to about two years in prison. Nicolas Blaha, of Platte City, Missouri, was sentenced Monday to 20 months for aggravated battery and eight months for failure to stop at the scene. The sentences will [...]

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By |2018-08-15T12:53:25-05:00August 15th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Blaha sentenced to 20 months in hit-and-run that injured KSU student

Recovery work continues at K-State’s Hale Library following May fire

Hale Library is still in recovery from the fire in May. According to the Dean of LIbraries, Lori Goetsch, the progress has been significant during this phase. “We’ve got almost every floor emptied, except for the third floor of the library” Goetsch said. ” We’ve taken out over about 100,000 boxes of books.” Once they get [...]

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By |2018-08-09T16:58:34-05:00August 9th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan, Top Story|Comments Off on Recovery work continues at K-State’s Hale Library following May fire

Minton to serve as interim dean of KSU College of Ag, Research and Extension

Kansas State University has named Ernie Minton as College of Agriculture interim dean and interim director of K State Research and Extension. Minton, associate dean of research and graduate programs for the college and associate director of research for K-State Research and Extension, will replace John Floros on July 1. In the interim role, Minton [...]

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By |2018-06-27T11:02:22-05:00June 27th, 2018|K-State Activity, Local News, Manhattan|Comments Off on Minton to serve as interim dean of KSU College of Ag, Research and Extension