Kansas State University

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September 23, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Kansas State University plans to give former Kansas congressman and U.S. secretary of agriculture Dan Glickman an honorary doctorate. The Manhattan Mercury reports Glickman will receive the doctorate during fall commencement Dec. 7 in Bramlage Coliseum. Glickman represented the state's 4th...
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September 22, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Grier and the 12th-ranked Mountaineers overcame a sluggish start to drill Kansas State 35-6 in the Big 12 opener for both teams on Saturday. The senior completed 25 of 35 passes for 356 yards with five touchdowns, three of them to David Sills, and two interceptions as West Virginia (3-0) enjoyed a...
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Scott Sewell - USA TODAY Sports
September 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
Skylar Thompson threw for two scores and ran for another and Kansas State ran away from UTSA 41-17 on Saturday. Thompson, who had been in a much-discussed quarterback battle with Alex Delton through the spring and early part of fall camps, stood out with some stellar play and might have sealed up...
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Dreamstime
August 26, 2018 - 12:06 pm
More than 200 researchers around the world have published a research article saying they finally cracked the complete genome of wheat after 13 years of work. Kansas State University scientists, who collaborated with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium on the project, said in a news...
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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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