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1 hr ago | Hays Daily News

Aqueduct idea finding favor in state

Already gaining a growing list of supporters, the aqueduct project first was raised in a 1982 Corps of Engineers study suggesting the possibility of tapping into excess water along the Missouri River, sending it west in a massive open-air channel before dumping it into a yet-to-be-built reservoir near Utica.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Edwards County, KS, Hays, KS

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Northeast Kansas happenings

Jeffrey Toobin, senior legal analyst for CNN and author of six books, will present "The Supreme Court in the Age of Obama" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Hall Center for Humanities at The University of Kansas in Lawrence.


Related Topix: Kansas, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Council Grove, KS, Manhattan, KS

El Paso Times

Burges High School journalism students bring silver and gold to the table

Part of Burges High School 2013 award winning newspaper and yearbook staff poses for a photo on Thursday at Burges High School.


Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Former GEHS thrower hits record toss for KSU

Former Gardner Edgerton High School standout Danie Plank is making her mark as a member of the Kansas State University track team.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Hays Daily News

Student fights for dream

Jacob Welker's family has made a habit of following dreams and putting in the work it takes to make them come true.


Related Topix: Pretty Prairie, KS, Fort Hays State University


Kansas State Professor Leads Group Making Recommendations on Climate Change Mitigation

The latest assessment of global climate change is out and scientists from around the world have recommended changes including some in agriculture, forestry and other land use designed to mitigate their effects on climate change.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Patented Research Remotely Detects Nitrogen-Rich Explosives

A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Girls learn about science, technology through hands-on experiences

Twenty girls from Topeka Unified School District 501 have dug their hands in the soil, constructed their own websites and manipulated robots all in the name of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Robots, Science / Technology

KU program helps businesses survive changing owners, times

And that's exactly what was facilitated by the University of Kansas' RedTire program, which matches graduates from Kansas Regents institutions with business owners seeking a successor.


Related Topix: Kansas, University of Kansas, Opinion

Manhattan Mercury

Regents' draft policy well done

Editor's note: The following letter, addressed to the Kansas Board of Regents, contains the signatures of 80 distinguished professors from Kansas State University, the University of Kansas, the University of Kansas Medical Center and Wichita State University.


Related Topix: University of Kansas, University of Kansas Medical Center, Wichita State University

The Telegraph

Call for fearless voters

Former vice-chancellor of Central University of Bihar told students on Saturday that competency was the best way to become successful.


Related Topix: World News, India, Psychology, Science

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Mother of Trayvon Martin to speak at Kansas State

Sybrina Fulton, the mother of teenage shooting victim Trayvon Martin, will speak next Tuesday at the Kansas State University Student Union.


Seminar featuring horse care and management

An educational horse seminar meeting is planned for April 16, 2014, at the Lyndon Community Center in Lyndon, Kansas.


Related Topix: Lyndon, KS

Ag Professional

Quick start and short-term fertility will be focus

Lower commodity prices, high land rent costs and the desire to get a running start on the 2014 growing season will combine to make use of starter fertilizers an attractive option for farmers this spring.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Science Daily

Endemic in pork industry: Will new tests prevent it?

Tests to identify pig viruses have been developed in hopes of preventing the further spread of diseases that have already killed almost 6 million pigs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

Austin College President Marjorie Hass announces the launch of the Austin College Gateways initiative, with phase one of the program focused on students interested in law medicine, healthcare, accounting, and other professions.


Related Topix: Austin College, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Governor Shares Good News with K-State

"A significant addition will be in the budget for K-State, salary caps for university individuals, and an initial investiment from the legislature on renovation of the architecture building as well as enhancements to the program".


Related Topix: US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Progressive Farmer

Freeze Threat Details For Wheat

The following table has details on spring freeze damage to winter wheat depending on the wheat stage and temperatures.


Business Journal

Wichita Independent School names Milt Dougherty to replace departing head of school

On Monday, the school announced Milt Dougherty as Independent's new head of school.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Fort Hays State University, Education Etc.

Kansas City InfoZine

Expect to See Spring Pests Despite Extreme Cold Winter

Manhattan, KS -infoZine - We are finally catching a break from the long, cold winter, but if you're hoping that the extreme cold has killed off spring pests, you're out of luck, according to Jeff Whitworth, associate professor of entomology at Kansas State University.


Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Entomology, Science