Kansas State University

Kansas State University
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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May 01, 2017 - 4:39 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas State University has a new president. Retired Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers was inaugurated as the 14th president of Kansas State University in a ceremony Friday morning on the main campus in Manhattan. Myers graduated from K-State in 1965 with a bachelor’s degree...
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April 19, 2017 - 1:17 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The federal government is opening another investigation on how Kansas State University handles reports of off-campus sexual assaults. The Manhattan Mercury reports the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights opened the recent investigation in late March. The...
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April 10, 2017 - 10:10 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The number of mumps cases at Kansas State University is now up to 15 since February. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is recommending that people in close contact to others diagnosed with mumps receive a third dose of the...
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April 10, 2017 - 9:55 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is remembering 48 students who died in World War I as the nation marks the recent 100th anniversary of entering the global conflict. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the event is planned for April 21 at Memorial Stadium, where football games were...
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March 28, 2017 - 8:41 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is preparing to dedicate its first residence hall to be built in more than 50 years. The university says in a news release that the public ceremony is planned for Saturday for Wefald Hall. The coeducational residence hall can house up to 540 students...
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