K-State University

February 20, 2019 - 8:14 pm
The state has given Kansas State University $10 million in unused computer equipment that was bought in a failed effort to develop a centralized storage system for computer information. The university says in a news release that it will use the equipment for research, education and to assist with...
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September 03, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Flood waters have been on the rise in Manhattan after 5 to 9 inches of rain fell overnight, leading to evacuations. Water has covered parking lots and invaded homes and apartments. Westar Energy shut off power to those affected areas in Manhattan and the American Red Cross set up two evacuation...
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July 10, 2018 - 6:59 pm
Kansas State plans to increase its athletic department budget for the upcoming fiscal year after setting a record in donations this year. The university announced Tuesday that the athletic department received cash payments of $30.9 million in the last fiscal year. The department says a record $18.9...
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June 17, 2018 - 10:24 am
As the Latino population grows in southwest Kansas, its residents are beginning to talk with a new accent — even those who do not speak Spanish, a study has found. Kansas State University said in a news release the research is part of its Kansas Speaks Project, which is documenting language change...
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June 06, 2018 - 5:16 am
Officials say Kansas State University's Hale Library suffered significant damage during a fire. Library dean Lori Goetsch tells the Topeka Capital-Journal that the university has contracted with an international disaster recovery business to restore the library following the May 22 blaze. Goetsch...
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April 01, 2018 - 3:24 pm
K-State has partnered with a regional airline to help their students, seeking to be pilots, with tuition and being hired into the field. The Wichita Eagle reports the university's Polytechnic Campus in Salina has partnered with Piedmont Airlines and the company's cadet program. Piedmont's cadet...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:42 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University officials say they are developing a plan to cut $12 million because of a drop in enrollment. Fall enrollment at the university fell by nearly 1,000 students — or 4.1% — compared to last fall. It was the first time in 15 years Kansas State enrollment...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:42 pm
ALTON, Kan. (AP) — A couple from northern Kansas have donated 2,300 acres of farmland for Kansas State University to develop a research farm to study sustainable agricultural practices. The Salina Journal reports that Alton residents Harold and Olympia Lonsinger's donation will be dedicated at a...
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September 13, 2017 - 9:22 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Manhattan fire department says it responded to a small hazardous waste leak at Kansas State University. The department was sent to the university's Chemistry/Biochemistry building Wednesday morning, where a small ammonia cylinder had leaked on the third floor. The...
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August 25, 2017 - 8:12 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A couple from Florida has donated $3 million for renovation of the university's Hale Library. The university said the gift from Dave and Ellie Everitt, of Marco Island, Florida, is first major donation toward the $6.5 million first-floor renovation and modernization project...
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