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  • January 18, 2008

    K-State professor, student win Commerce Bank awards for diversity efforts

    MANHATTAN -- Their work in the cause of diversity at Kansas State University has won an architecture student and an associate professor of family studies and human services Commerce Bank Presidential Awards. Farrell Webb has been named the winner of the Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty/Staff Award for Distinguished Service to Minority Students. The award was […]

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  • December 13, 2007

    Details provided on final exams rescheduled from Tuesday, Dec. 11

    MANHATTAN -- The Kansas State University provost's office has provided details regarding final examinations rescheduled due to Tuesday's ice storm. Final exams to be held Friday night, Dec. 14: * Group exams scheduled for 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, will be Friday evening, Dec. 14, 7 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. These exams […]

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  • December 13, 2007

    K-State Student Union to serve as shelter for students, faculty and staff displaced by ice storm

    MANHATTAN -- Effective immediately, the K-State Student Union will serve as a shelter for Kansas State University students, faculty and staff and their family members who are still without power following the ice storm that hit Manhattan earlier this week. "We know many K-State students and faculty are in need of a warm, safe place […]

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  • December 10, 2007

    Storm Safety: K-State web site has links to helpful information

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Wintry weather has arrived in the Midwest. To help Kansans and others prepare for and recover from storms, Kansas State University has a place they can visit on the Web. The K-State Research and Extension Web site at http://www.oznet.ksu.edu contains information produced by K-State and other university specialists. (Click on "Ice and […]

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  • December 3, 2007

    Financial Management Specialist offers tips to help trim holiday spending

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Holiday gifting need not ruin the family┬┤s finances, said Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist. To keep spending in check, Young offered the following holiday shopping tips: * Before shopping, make a list of the family, friends and others on your gift list. * Review your finances. […]

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  • December 3, 2007

    Students performing, speaking at K-State Commencement ceremonies

    MANHATTAN -- Students are bringing their talents to commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 7, and Saturday, Dec. 8, at Kansas State University. Students are providing music and presenting speeches. They include: Sarah Priest, senior in music education, Emporia, will sing the national anthem for the College of Education. Bryan Pinkall, graduate student in music, Great Bend, […]

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  • December 3, 2007

    Researchers at K-State examining food safety education for older adults

    MANHATTAN -- Researchers in Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology have been awarded a $599,000 grant to develop educational programs in food safety targeting vulnerable older adults. The U. S. Department of Agriculture will fund the three-year grant through the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service. Principal investigators are Valentina Remig, assistant professor […]

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  • November 20, 2007

    Skip the "humbug!" 10 tips to relieve holiday stress

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - Few families will match the idyllic images captured in holiday advertisements, but most can find joy in the holiday season and after, said Charlotte Shoup Olsen. Olsen, who is a family systems specialist with Kansas State University Research and Extension, encourages everyone to extend the thankfulness typically associated with Thanksgiving celebrations throughout […]

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  • November 20, 2007

    K-State specialist gives tips for caregivers

    MANHATTAN, Kan. - In the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 80 percent of older adults have a chronic illness such as hypertension or diabetes, said Deb Sellers, Kansas State University Research and Extension specialist on adult development and aging. Thanks to advances in medical care, people with a chronic […]

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  • November 2, 2007

    K-State specialist gives tips to support Troops, families for Veteran's Day- and after

    HAYS, Kan. - With Reserve and National Guard members on active duty and deployed, families and communities are left to fill the void at home and in the workplace, said Elaine Johannes, a Kansas State University Research and Extension youth development specialist. Families with service members also may be living some distance away from support […]

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