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3 hrs ago | 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.

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

14 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Texomaland

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.

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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".

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Entomology, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Dennis Clason: No harm in starting at community college

There has been a great furor about a proposal to raise the admissions requirements for freshmen at New Mexico State University.

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Related Topix: New Mexico State University, Standardized Testing, Education, Las Cruces, NM, University of New Mexico, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

C-J staffers win prestigious Murdock Award

Topeka Capital-Journal Statehouse bureau chief Tim Carpenter and education reporter Celia Llopis-Jepsen received the Victor Murdock Award from the Kansas Press Association during a ceremony Friday night in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Kansas, US Governors, Sam Brownback, Journalism, University of Kansas

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Media professionals discuss technology, civility and news [The Salina Journal, Kan. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 11--With a computer and an Internet connection, or even just a smartphone, anyone can create content and share it with the world, reaching the same potential audience as CNN or the New York Times.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Salina, KS, Kansas Wesleyan University

Agri Marketing

SFP: Use Of Starter Fertilizer Critical In 2014

SFP: USE OF STARTER FERTILIZER CRITICAL IN 2014 Apr. 11, 2014 Source: SFP news release 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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Bulletin

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Change has been the platform that our university has been heavily reinforcing not only this year, but for the past three years.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Emporia State University, Opinion

KMAN-AM Manhattan

K-State Leaders Visit Huleskamp

Congressman Tim Huelskamp of Kansas met with Kirk Schultz - President of Kansas State University, Fred Cholick, April Mason and Sue Peterson Wednesday to discuss a variety of issues related to the University.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Kansas

The Capital-Journal

Grammy-nominated organist to perform in Manhattan

Cameron Carpenter, the first organist nominated for a Grammy Award for a solo album, will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in McCain Auditorium at Kansas State University.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Classical

Wed Apr 09, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

TYSON: Satisfying education funding mandate and more

The last week of the Legislature's regular session always is grueling, and this one was no exception.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Fort Hays State University, University of Kansas, Education Etc., Opinion

EurekAlert!

Pahwa selected as 2014-2015 Jefferson Science Fellow

Anil Pahwa, Logan-Fetterhoof chair professor of electrical and computer engineering, will spend the 2014-2015 school year at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., As a Jefferson Science Fellow, he will serve as a scientific adviser and help with national foreign policy.

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