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  • December 10, 2008

    Research asks 'Why don't all restaurant workers follow food safety rules?'

    Why don't restaurant workers - who handle an estimated 70 billion meals and snacks in the U. S. every year - follow common food safety practices? Why don't they always wash their hands properly? Or keep work surfaces sanitary? According to a recent Kansas State University study, restaurant workers blame time constraints, inconvenience, inadequate training […]

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  • December 4, 2008

    Food safety research helped land bio-defense lab to Manhattan

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's solid reputation as a leader in animal health and food safety research is stronger than ever with the announcement of K-State as the site for the relocation of a federal animal health laboratory. The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility, known as NBAF, will be located adjacent to the K-State campus, […]

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  • October 28, 2008

    HDM workshop to teach students dining etiquette

    Kansas State University students who are unsure of whether to answer their cell phone or order an alcoholic drink at dinner with a prospective employer can get answers to those questions and more at the K-State Dining Etiquette Workshop. The event, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Gold Room at Derby Dining Center, […]

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  • September 18, 2008

    Update: Student Stewart Lane savors role as chef at Beijing Olympics

    MANHATTAN - Kansas State University's Stewart Lane, senior in hotel and restaurant management, Kansas City, Mo., spent part of his summer in an Olympic-size effort: assisting with catering for the U.S. Olympic Team at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Lane worked in the kitchen of the USA House, the home base for U.S. athletes, their […]

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  • June 6, 2008

    Shawnee county 4-H family earns state honor

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - A Shawnee County, Kan., family - Dan and Charlene Patton and their daughters Jana, Krista, Megan and Lori - has been selected as the Kansas 4-H Family of the Year. The award is given annually by the Kansas 4-H Foundation and was presented at the Emerald Circle Banquet June 5 in Manhattan, […]

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  • May 13, 2008

    'Trash talking' K-State instructor teaches ways businesses can be green and profitable

    MANHATTAN -- David Olds talks trash to his students: paper and Styrofoam clog landfills, ozone-damaging refrigerants injure air quality, sprinkling systems decimate water resources. Olds, a graduate teaching assistant, teaches Environmental Issues II for the department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics in Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. His students are future […]

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  • April 30, 2008

    K-State's Blue Key honor society selects members for 2008-2009

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's Blue Key Senior Honor Society has selected its new members for 2008-2009. Blue Key members are selected based on their leadership in student life, high scholastic achievement, service to others and citizenship. The honor society sponsors and coordinates various activities and programs at K-State, including the Catalyst Self Development Experience; […]

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  • April 28, 2008

    K-State Pinnacle honor society inducts new members

    MANHATTAN -- Twenty-nine Kansas State University students were inducted into the Pinnacle Honor Society at the 2008 Adult and Distance Education Recognition and Honor Ceremony April 21 in the K-State Alumni Center ballroom. The Pinnacle Honor Society is a national honor society for nontraditional students who have at least a 3.0 grade point average. Inductees […]

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  • April 10, 2008

    College of Human Ecology honors two faculty members

    MANHATTAN -- The College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University is recognizing two of its faculty members for excellence. The college has named Paula Peters, assistant director of family and consumer sciences and an associate professor of human nutrition, the recipient of its Faculty Extension Excellence Award for her development of a nutrition education […]

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  • April 3, 2008

    K-State Shugart lecture to feature meeting and convention industry expert Deborah Sexton

    MANHATTAN -- Deborah Sexton, one of the most influential people in the American meeting and convention industry, will present the 34th annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture Friday, April 11, at Kansas State University. The lecture starts at 1:30 p.m. in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union. It is free and open to the public. […]

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