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  • March 16, 2006

    K-State Audiologist Says Continuous Loud Music Can Affect Hearing

    MANHATTAN -- A Kansas State University audiologist said hearing loss in younger people could become more common because of the growing popularity of IPODs and MP3 players. The No. 1 cause of hearing loss is the aging process, which doesn't usually occur until the age of 60. The No. 2 cause is noise exposure, said […]

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  • March 13, 2006

    Spring Break a Time to Help Others for Many K-State Students

    MANHATTAN -- Spring break, March 20-24, will be a time to help others for many Kansas State University students and organizations. Some of the service activities K-State students will be participating in during spring break include: * The K-State Community Service Program's Alternative Spring Break. Around 70 students will take part in one of four […]

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  • March 9, 2006

    Plan Before Spending Tax Refund

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - It's tempting to think about buying that big screen TV, but a rush to spend your income tax refund can erode the value of the refund, said Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist. "If you need quick cash, arranging a short-term loan with a financial service provider […]

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  • February 28, 2006

    K-State, KU, WSU Graduate Student Researchers to Kansas Legislators March 8

    MANHATTAN -- State legislators who want to learn more about the impact of university-based research on the state need search no further for information than the second floor of the Capitol building Wednesday, March 8. On hand from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will be a group of 24 graduate students who are immersed in […]

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  • February 27, 2006

    K-State One of Many Schools Posting Nutritional Food Values on Web Site to Aid Students

    MANHATTAN -- With so many food choices available at college dining halls, it can be easy for students to get sidetracked and consume more calories than they realize. Kansas State University's housing and dining services is helping K-State students become more aware of the nutritional facts behind the food they consume by allowing them to […]

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  • February 21, 2006

    Salina Man Honors Wife with K-State Human Ecology Scholarship

    MANHATTAN , KAN. — Harold W. Eagleton, Salina, Kan., has made a gift of $20,000 to the Kansas State University Foundation Changing Lives Campaign to establish the Lois Stuewe Eagleton Memorial Scholarship in Human Ecology. The purpose of the scholarship is to honor the memory of Lois Eagleton, who devoted her career to teaching young […]

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  • February 13, 2006

    Tips for Parents: Teach Kids About Money

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Saying "no" to a child in a public place can be difficult, but resisting the parental urge to give in and buy the impulse of the moment is important in teaching children about family finances and how to manage money, said Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension family financial management […]

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  • February 9, 2006

    K-State Professor, Colleagues Publish Latest Findings on Media Violence, Children

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's John Murray and two other research teams took several different paths in studying the neurological effects of viewing video violence, but arrived at the same destination and the same conclusion. Three recent studies by Murray, a professor of developmental psychology at K-State's School of Family Studies and Human Services, and […]

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  • February 8, 2006

    Extension's Walk Kansas is easy, inexpensive fitness program

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Physicians and food and nutrition professionals typically recommend adding moderate and regular physical activity - 30 minutes five or more days a week - to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But, what if you're not athletic? Or don't have the time or money to join a gym or hire a babysitter? Fitness programs […]

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  • February 7, 2006

    Survey: Most K-State Graduates with Bachelor's Degrees Found Jobs or Are Continuing Their Education; Many Staying in Kansas to Work

    MANHATTAN -- Graduates face a promising future when they walk away from Kansas State University with a bachelor's degree in hand, according to a recent survey. K-State's career and employment services staff conducted its annual Post-Graduation Bachelor Degree Statistics and Experiential Learning Statistics for the 2004-2005 academic year. Results show more than 90 percent of […]

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