Kansas State University

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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June 29, 2017 - 10:03 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University has closed its display of a rare stench-emitting "corpse flower" now that the plant has closed out its first-ever bloom. The Topeka Capital-Journal ( http://bit.ly/2u1w9vp ) reports that an estimated 1,000 people turned out to see the Titan Arum from...
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June 28, 2017 - 11:39 am
After more than 15 years of greenhouse growth, a “corpse flower” – a tree-like flowering plant that produces one of the largest blooms in the world – has bloomed at Kansas State University. Growth parameters were indicating the flower might bloom over the weekend. When that didn’t happen, Kansas...
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June 23, 2017 - 12:15 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University says it has added or renovated more than 1 million square feet of space on the Manhattan campus in the last five years. The university announced Thursday in a news release it also has renovated or erected several structures on its Kansas State...
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June 02, 2017 - 10:00 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A St. Louis couple, along with financial service firm Edward Jones, has donated $2 million to Kansas State University. The university says the donation from Doug and Vicki Hill and Edward Jones will be used for to hire faculty and promote growth for the National Strategic...
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May 31, 2017 - 1:38 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The largest animal vaccine company in China plans to open its first U.S. location in Manhattan. Kansas State announced Wednesday that Jinyu Bio-technology Co. will open research labs and offices at the university's office park sometime next year. The company will research and...
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