Kansas State University

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,...
Read More
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...
Read More
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...
Read More
Dreamstime
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...
Read More
Dreamstime
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...
Read More
Dreamstime
November 07, 2017 - 9:21 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Black Student Union at Kansas State University is calling for criminal charges against the black man, who defaced his own car with racist graffiti in what he described as a Halloween prank that got out of hand. The group posted on its Facebook page late Monday a statement...
Read More
Dreamstime
October 13, 2017 - 9:04 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University says severe weather, not vandalism, is to blame for damage to a temporary outdoor hut built between two residence halls for the Jewish harvest festival Sukkot. The university said in a news release Friday that "no malicious intent was discovered." The...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 15, 2017 - 10:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State students rallied against white nationalism after racist posters were plastered around campus. The Kansas City Star reports that participants in the Thursday night solidarity rally also took the opportunity to decry President Donald Trump's decision to phase out the...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 14, 2017 - 10:10 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is speaking out after posters promoting white nationalism were plastered around on campus. The Manhattan Mercury reports that university spokesman Steve Logback says the posters that appeared Wednesday don't reflect Kansas State values and are unwelcome...
Read More
Dreamstime
September 06, 2017 - 1:17 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas State University physics department has received a $1.5 million grant to improve an online professional development tool for physics teachers. The Mercury reports that the National Science Foundation awarded the grant to associate professor of physics Eleanor Sayre...
Read More

Pages