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  • November 6, 2006

    Four Cornhuskers go wild for K-State

    MANHATTAN - There must be something "purple" in the water on Tennyson Circle in Lincoln, Neb. Four full-time college students hail from this small street in Lincoln - in the heart of Cornhusker country - and all four of them attend Kansas State University. Sarah Knudsen is a senior in apparel and textiles, while younger […]

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  • November 3, 2006

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    James J. Heckman Lecture

    Lecture handout (Adobe Acrobat, 205 KB) Presentation slides (Adobe Acrobat, 6.3 MB) Lecture video DVDs of the lecture are available for $10 each (includes shipping). For a DVD copy of the lecture, please contact Debby Hiett at hiett@ksu.edu or (785) 532-1553.

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  • October 30, 2006

    K-State Curator gives suggestions for preserving family memories

    MANHATTAN -- Proper preservation of family heirlooms can ensure memories pass along through generations, according to Marla Day, curator of Kansas State University's Historic Costume and Textiles Museum. "Heirlooms can trigger memories of people, places and events that happen in our lives," Day said. "Through them, we can tell our family history and their story." […]

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  • October 27, 2006

    K-State experts discuss combatting cyberbullying

    MANHATTAN -- Bullies have emerged in cyberspace and are striking across the country, able to steal a child's pride instead of lunch money, according to experts at Kansas State University. "Cyberbullying consists of a person who uses the anonymity of the Internet to ridicule, make fun of or put down another person on an Internet […]

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  • October 27, 2006

    K-State expert applauds effort to teach children to combat school shooters, other violent intruders in the classroom

    MANHATTAN -- A program encouraging students to confront and counterattack a violent intruder in their school is earning applause from an expert at Kansas State University. Charles Smith, professor of family studies and human services at K-State's College of Human Ecology, wrote "Raising Courageous Kids: Eight Steps to Practical Heroism." When he heard about a […]

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  • October 24, 2006

    K-State Human Nutrition expert says nutritional needs change as one ages

    MANHATTAN - Aging doesn't have to equal a change in health. However, nutritional needs do change as one becomes older, said Tina Remig, registered dietician and Kansas State University assistant professor of human nutrition. "It is generally acceptable thinking that as you increase in age your health decreases, but this is less and less the […]

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  • October 23, 2006

    K-State expert says changes in nursing homes to benefit residents, families, staff

    MANHATTAN - While surveying older patients about breaking a hip, researchers in the British Medical Journal found 80 percent of respondents would rather be dead than in a nursing home. But according to Gayle Doll, director of the gerontology program at Kansas State University and a researcher on long-term elder care, the culture of nursing […]

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  • October 23, 2006

    Universal Design principles can aid all, including aging adults and those with disabilities, K-State expert says

    MANHATTAN - As our bodies change over the years, our homes don't always keep up. But it doesn't have to be that way, as Kansas State University is showing by embracing the universal design concept in its interior design program. By making small or large changes, older adults can make their homes more safe and […]

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  • October 12, 2006

    NIH Grant to K-State a bridge to future for minorities in biomedical sciences field

    MANHATTAN - A partnership between Kansas State University and several Kansas community colleges to increase the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing degrees in the biomedical sciences at four-year institutions has been renewed for another three years. Kansas Bridges to the Future is a research training grant funded by the National Institutes of Health. It partners […]

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  • October 10, 2006

    Getting a feel for what works, what doesn't

    Will Klusener, Staff Writer The Manhattan Mercury Patricia Patterson eats dog food. So do Margo Fick and Anice Robel. Sound tasty? They don't think so. So what makes these women stomach Milkbones and Kibbles 'n' Bits, among others? As research assistants for the Sensory Analysis Center at K-State, they test the food for a variety […]

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