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  • January 25, 2007

    Don't be fooled by instant loan refund hype

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Instant tax-refund loan businesses are becoming increasingly popular. People who want their refund immediately sometimes go to such businesses to get it the quickest way they possibly can. These so-called instant tax refunds are highly promoted as "quick loans" to get access to taxpayers´ money, said Carol Young, family financial management specialist […]

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  • January 23, 2007

    Communities and state to benefit from engagement grants from K-State's Center for Engagement and Community Development

    MANHATTAN -- A state-wide effort to promote healthy Kansans, along with community projects at Fort Riley, Garden City and Kansas City, Kan., are the four initial projects funded by Kansas State University's Center for Engagement and Community Development. Center director David Procter announced the following will be funded: Fort Riley: "Engaging the Military Student Community […]

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  • January 19, 2007

    K-State architecture, design programs rank highly in new survey

    MANHATTAN -- Architecture, landscape architecture and interior architecture and interior design programs at Kansas State University again rank highly in a national survey designed to help current and future students plan their educational paths. K-State's master of landscape architecture program ranks second, its bachelor of landscape architecture program ranks third, its bachelor of interior architecture […]

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  • January 10, 2007

    K-State students lending a hand to put on all-University open house

    MANHATTAN -- Students are behind an effort to showcase Kansas State University at the All-University Open House. The event, which offers an up-close look at K-State's academic offerings and campus life, along with food, games and entertainment, will be Saturday, April 14. Students serving on the All-University Open House Coordinating Council are helping colleges organize […]

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  • January 8, 2007

    Successfully advertising to older consumers means finding models who look like them, K-State professor says

    MANHATTAN -- Apparel advertisers should include older, more mature-looking models in advertising aimed at older female consumers if they want to be more effective, according to research by Kansas State University's Joy Kozar. "Currently, the older population is underrepresented in the fashion media and is currently underserved by the apparel industry," said Kozar, an assistant […]

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  • December 21, 2006

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    Virginia Moxley selected as K-State's Dean of Human Ecology

    MANHATTAN --Following an extensive national search, Virginia Moxley, of Council Grove, has been named dean of Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. Moxley had been interim dean since January 2006. Previously she had been senior associate dean for scholarship and research in the college. Provost M. Duane Nellis said, "Dr. Moxley has done an […]

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  • November 29, 2006

    Opportunities to meet the Dean of Human Ecology candidates

    Manhattan -- The search for a new Dean of Human Ecology has been narrowed to three candidates. Input from faculty, staff and students is greatly valued in the selection process. Please make a note of the following sessions, dates and times and plan to attend! Monday, December 4 Dr. Shirley Baugher, Dean Emeritus and Professor, […]

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  • November 28, 2006

    K-State testing personal cooling systems on Fort Riley soldiers

    MANHATTAN -- Of all the things soldiers have to think about while serving in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East, weighing safety versus comfort shouldn't be one of them. That's why researchers at Kansas State University and are studying the kinds of personal cooling systems soldiers use. In the part of the project now […]

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  • November 13, 2006

    K-State's Multicultural Student honor society inducts new members

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Multicultural Student Honor Society gained new members recently. The society recognizes the academic achievements of multicultural students at K-State. "The Multicultural Student Honor Society was founded in 1999 to honor the academic achievements of multicultural students who have been successful at K-State," said Carla Jones, assistant vice president and senior […]

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  • November 11, 2006

    K-State provides resources to students who are hospitalized at Mercy

    MANHATTAN - Kansas State University's Lafene Health Center, in conjunction with the K-State Crisis Management Committee and Mercy Regional Health Center, now has available an updated brochure for students who are hospitalized at Mercy. The informational brochure provides students with a list of campus resources to contact for assistance. Campus services that are readily available […]

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