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February 5, 2018

Research Weekly Alert: University-industry training opportunity

Series of lunchtime sessions begins February 7. Special alert Creating win-win relationships A shifting landscape of federal research funding and declining corporate research and development budgets make university and industry partnerships highly attractive for both sides, but opposing values and interests can make such partnerships tricky to manage. The Office of the Vice President for […]

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February 5, 2018

Kansas State Polytechnic builds new physics lab as experiential learning space

SALINA — The Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is continuing to advance its mission of providing hands-on education to its students with the opening of a brand-new experiential learning space. A state-of-the-art physics laboratory has been built in the campus’s Technology Center with the purpose of blending classroom lectures with research and experimentation. The almost 2,000-square-foot room […]

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January 5, 2018

Executive Education by Kansas State University accepting applications for next classes

MANHATTAN — After successfully launching the program in fall 2017, Executive Education by Kansas State University is looking for its next group of business owners, executives and leaders to apply for its second and third classes of The Executive Coach, set to begin March 21 and June 22, respectively. Each workshop in the program will use experts, […]

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December 5, 2017

Industry professional joins K-State Olathe as professor of practice in animal health

OLATHE — Ellen Lowery, D.V.M., Ph.D., MBA, is joining Kansas State University’s Olathe campus as a professor of practice in animal health. Her role is divided by teaching and administrative responsibilities. “We’re very excited to welcome Dr. Lowery into the K-State Olathe family,” said Janice Barrow, associate dean for academic affairs and executive education. “Dr. […]

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October 5, 2017

Kansas State University to launch major in professional strategic selling in fall 2018

MANHATTAN — Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, the Kansas State University College of Business Administration will launch a major in professional strategic selling, becoming just the 19th university in the United States, and the only one in Kansas, to offer a major in sales. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the new major, which will […]

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September 5, 2017

Kansas State University wins national Innovation Award from the Association for Public and Land-grant Universities

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has been named winner of a national award for extraordinary economic engagement efforts. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities named the university the winner of its Innovation Award at its fifth annual Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity’s Innovation and Economic Prosperity University Awards on Nov. 12. Economic […]

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July 5, 2017

Peter Dorhout new fellow of world’s largest scientific society

MANHATTAN — The American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, is honoring Peter Dorhout, Kansas State University vice president for research and professor of chemistry, as one of its 2017 fellows. Dorhout is among 396 fellows chosen this year and was selected for his distinguished contributions to the field of f-element solid state chemistry, […]

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June 5, 2017

Kansas State University research drives wheat straw forward as ethanol fuel source

MANHATTAN — Wheat grown from the heartland may soon fill gas tanks. Thanks to an international and interdisciplinary collaboration, faculty at Kansas State University’s Institute of Computational and Comparative Medicine and bioenergy researchers at Yangzhou University in China have marked a significant milestone for the production of ethanol fuel from wheat. Their study, “Predictive temperature modeling and […]

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April 5, 2017

Researchers identify free-flowing aerosol particles using holograms, lasers

MANHATTAN — Holographic images of free-flowing air particles may help climate change and biological weapons watchdogs better monitor the atmosphere, according to a recent Kansas State University study. Principle investigator Matthew Berg, associate professor of physics, said the study, published in Nature’s Scientific Reports, is key to understanding the aerosol composition of Earth’s atmosphere. “We have […]

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April 5, 2017

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus adds technology education to bachelor’s degree offerings

SALINA — Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its degree options with a new offering for individuals interested in teaching technology at the high school level. A Bachelor of Science in secondary education with a technology education endorsement is being launched at Kansas State Polytechnic in fall 2018. The degree option is a collaboration with the […]

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