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  • November 14, 2012

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    University, military recognize nearly 150 years of education, culture, and honor

    When the Morrill Act of 1862 established land-grant institutions, it also ensured that universities like Kansas State University would have a long-standing relationship with the military. Daryl Youngman, associate professor at K-State Libraries, said the land-grant act mandated some sort of military training. Before the university's ROTC program was established in 1916, the nation's War […]

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  • May 16, 2012

    At home and away: University research outreach benefit soldiers in the field and their families at home

    In the College of Human Ecology, researchers often combine military research with result-oriented programs that help soldiers and their families all around the world. "Military tactics are one of the pillars the land-grant philosophy was based on," said Ron Trewyn, vice president for research at K-State. "This fact gives us a greater appreciation of the […]

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  • April 17, 2012

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    Panel, reading to explore Art of War

    (The Collegian covered the event. Read story here.) Art of the War – a panel, exhibit and reading – will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Kansas State University’s Hale Library, Hemisphere Room (501). John Musgrave will read from his book “Notes to the Man Who Shot Me: Vietnam War Poems" […]

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  • October 19, 2011

    Goff receives Stowe Award

    Briana Nelson Goff, professor and director of the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, has been awarded the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award for 2011. Dr. Goff will use the award to further her work with the institute by collaborating with the Deployment Health Clinical Center at Walter Reed National […]

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  • October 17, 2011

    Expert in war zone-related traumatic stress to lecture on Oct. 27

    Victoria E. Bruner, a clinical director at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, specializes in war zone related traumatic stress. She will lecture about “what we need to know and why it matters” at the 3rd annual K-State Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families Thursday, Oct. 27. The lecture, “Communities + Service […]

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  • November 17, 2010

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    Goff recognized as undergraduate research mentor

    Briana Nelson Goff, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Human Ecology, has received national recognition for her work to develop the next generation of scholars.

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  • October 7, 2010

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    Soldiers to tell two stories of combat stress at Oct. 14 'wounded warrior' lecture

    Two soldiers; two stories of life and death. One is Capt. Joshua Mantz, felled by sniper in Baghdad in 2007, technically died. He flat-lined for 15 minutes before medical teams revived him. “I could feel myself starting to die,” he said. The other is Major Jeff Hall, two tours to Iraq, lost troops. He and his wife Sheri faced another deadly type of military trauma: suicide, traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder.

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