MANHATTAN — Mutual respect and shared responsibility are the keys to strong civil-military relations, according to a new book by a Kansas State University political scientist. Dale Herspring, university distinguished professor of political science, offers a new approach to relationships between military members and civilians in “Civil-Military Relations and Shared Responsibility: A Four-Nation Study.” It [...]

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MANHATTAN — Two Kansas State University students are among 50 honorable mentions selected nationally for the Morris K. Udall Undergraduate Scholarship. The students are Kaitlin Morgan, sophomore in animal sciences and industry and agricultural communications, Deerfield, and Barret Wellemeyer, sophomore in civil engineering, Derby. “With only 50 winners and 50 honorable mentions selected nationally, we [...]

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MANHATTAN — A Kansas State University-led team is researching ways to stop the spread of norovirus, a contagious stomach illness that infects one in 15 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Kyeong-Ok Chang, associate professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, is leading researchers as they develop an antiviral drug [...]

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MANHATTAN — Kansas State University’s College of Engineering is being named an American Concrete Institute “Excellent University” for its accomplishments in 2012. The university is one of just 16 to receive the institute’s Award for University Student Activities. The honor recognizes universities that participated in institute-related activities. Contributions from its department of civil engineering and [...]

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MANHATTAN — Six Kansas State University Air Force ROTC cadets have landed a key training assignment after their graduation and commissioning. The six cadets, members of the university’s Detachment 270, were selected for pilot training by the Air Force Rated Aviation Board. The board met in February at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama to [...]

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MANHATTAN — The celebrated Switzerland-based theater company Mummenschanz is returning to Manhattan with its 40th anniversary show at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in McCain Auditorium. The ordinary becomes extraordinary as everyday objects — wires, tubes, boxes and fabric — spring to life as fantastical characters. The program consists of nearly 30 sketches and will [...]

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MANHATTAN – Kansas State University students have the opportunity to meet with 92 employers at the 2013 Business and Hospitality Career Fair. Employers attending the fair will discuss full-time, part-time and internship opportunities with students. The fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the K-State Student Union Ballroom. Students [...]

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MANHATTAN – Modern dance will take on several forms this month at Kansas State University with the help of the Joe Goode Performance Group. The dance troupe will give two separate performances at the university, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at McCain Auditorium with “The Rambler” for the McCain Performance Series. The group [...]

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MANHATTAN — With more than $20,000 in prizes, students in all majors and years have started registering for the Next Big Thing, Kansas Sate University’s business idea competition. A bicycle rental service, jewelry that gives back to the community, a catering company and food separators to effectively segregate toppings in a commercial kitchen line — [...]

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MANHATTAN – Detaching from work — mentally, physically and electronically — is the key to recovery from job stress during nonwork hours, according to a Kansas State University researcher. YoungAh Park, assistant professor of psychology and former businesswoman in the competitive South Korean workforce, has researched the stress crossover phenomenon between working couples, work-family boundary [...]

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