Kansas State University

June 16, 2018 - 8:08 am
Kansas State University says it will close its 120-acre horticultural research center in Haysville. A news release from the university on Thursday said the school also will close its 80-acre stand of pecan trees in Chetopa. The university is cutting $3.5 million from the College of Agriculture and...
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May 24, 2018 - 8:14 am
Investigators have determined a fire that damaged Kansas State University's main library was accidental. Manhattan Fire Department spokesman Ryan Almes said Wednesday the blaze began while work was being done on the Hale Library roof. Damage from the fire on Tuesday was limited to part of the roof...
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Dreamstime
May 22, 2018 - 7:43 pm
Crews are fighting at fire at the main Kansas State University library. The university says on its website that the smoke was reported around 4 p.m. Tuesday in Hale Library, which had been undergoing repairs. The 400,000-square-foot building has been evacuated, and the university is urging students...
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Dreamstime
May 13, 2018 - 1:14 am
A two-person leadership team will replace Garrey Carruthers when he retires as New Mexico State University chancellor and president. The NMSU regents on Friday announced the surprise dual selections of Dan Arvizu as chancellor and John Floros as president. Arvizu is a former senior U.S. Department...
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April 06, 2018 - 7:23 pm
Kansas State students will no longer be required to pay a fee to supports athletics. Kansas State Athletics and student government announced Friday the fee will end in the 2018-19 school year, a year earlier than had previously been announced. Kansas State officials say the decision makes it the...
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Dreamstime
March 02, 2018 - 10:02 am
Kansas State University says a residence hall was temporarily evacuated after fire. The school said in a news release that the fire was reported Friday morning fire at Wefald Hall and extinguished by the hall's suppression system. Evacuated students have been allowed to return to their rooms,...
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Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports
February 10, 2018 - 11:14 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keenan Evans scored 19 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat Kansas State 66-47 on Saturday night to take sole possession of first place in the Big 12. Texas Tech (21-4, 9-3) relied on strong second-half defense. After a 27-27 deadlock in the first half, the Red Raiders turned up...
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Dreamstime
February 10, 2018 - 9:16 am
A bill in the Kansas House would earmark $8 million in lottery proceeds to finance state water programs. The bill would require that $8 million in appropriations to the State Water Plan be drawn entirely from the Economic Development Initiatives Fund, which uses lottery revenue. Currently, state...
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December 17, 2017 - 9:12 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The president of Kansas State University has started a tradition of giving special coins to members of the school community as a token of appreciation. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the coin features a purple Powercat and university President Richard Myers' name on one...
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November 28, 2017 - 9:08 pm
Kansas State University will use a $1 million gift to create at least 30 matching scholarships as part of the university's Family Scholarship Program. The university announced Tuesday that new gifts of $30,000 will be matched with $30,000 from Mary Vanier's gift. Another $10,000 will go make $2,000...
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