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Immersive Ancient Art of India exhibit geared toward all ages opens today at Beach Museum

There’s a new exciting exhibit at the Beach Museum of Art in Manhattan. The must-see installation opens to the public today. Visitors can explore ancient art of India through a captivating, immersive multimedia installation. Museum Curator Aileen June Wang explains: The Project’s Producer Rosey Guthrie and Director David Lebrun aligned and sequenced high-resolution photographs of [...]

By |2022-09-28T13:03:15-05:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Immersive Ancient Art of India exhibit geared toward all ages opens today at Beach Museum

Wamego poverty simulation shines light on difficulties families face

The K-State Research and Extension Office recently hosted a poverty simulation at Wamego High School.  Tuesday’s event, Living on the Edge – The Realities of Living Paycheck to Paycheck in Today’s World, was attended by about forty community members. Pottawatomie County Family Consumer Science Agent Erin Tynon explains.  The decisions involved housing and utilities, clothing [...]

By |2022-09-22T16:34:11-05:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wamego poverty simulation shines light on difficulties families face

C Clyde Run called for lightning, viewed successful differently

The C Clyde Run and Midge’s Mile had an uninvited guest Saturday. The fundraiser’s namesake, C Clyde Jones, says this is the first time in ten years his fundraiser for Shepherd’s Crossing has been rained out. Neither rolling thunder nor downpouring rain could dampen anybody’s spirit at the event. Would-be runners lined up, crowded under [...]

By |2022-09-18T19:05:13-05:00September 18th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C Clyde Run called for lightning, viewed successful differently

K-State hosts wall-breaking ceremony to celebrate future Tracz Family Band Hall

Although construction has already begun on the Tracz Family Band Hall at K-State, the community celebrated the future home of the band on Friday. Instead of the typical shovels for the ground-breaking, the demolition of a wall was started. Band Director Dr. Frank Tracz says students and directors since the inception of K-State’s Band have [...]

By |2022-09-17T16:57:47-05:00September 17th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on K-State hosts wall-breaking ceremony to celebrate future Tracz Family Band Hall

Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center capped off a week of cancer research week events Saturday with the Ride for a Cure fundraiser ending at the Manhattan Arts Center. Attendance was lower than anticipated for the motorcycle ride amid rainy, thundering conditions in the morning, but a small group endured and set off riding North out [...]

By |2022-09-17T14:31:33-05:00September 17th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Bikers Ride for a Cure despite storm, raise funds for Johnson Cancer Research Center

Sen. Moran tours Shellenberger Hall as K-State seeks federal opportunities to replace aging infrastructure

Senator Jerry Moran joined a group of Kansas State University officials Friday in touring Shellenberger Hall, the future site of the Global Center for Grain and Food Innovation. The Kansas Board of Regents in 2020 approved $5 million in startup funding from the legislature for K-State to create a new Institute for Global Food, Health and Biosecurity. The [...]

By |2022-09-10T15:27:45-05:00September 9th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Sen. Moran tours Shellenberger Hall as K-State seeks federal opportunities to replace aging infrastructure

K-State’s Cancer Research Week will be at venues on and off campus

K-State will celebrate Cancer Research Week September 12th through 17th. Sherry Fleming, Director of Johnson Cancer Research Center, says most people aren’t aware of the extensive research being done in Manhattan: The week includes speakers at locations both on and off campus, and two fundraisers. Fleming says a small portion of the donations are awarded to [...]

Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

Kansas State University leadership, faculty and students attended a community open forum in Manhattan Thursday morning, kicking off the first of a host of community visits around the State informing the university’s new strategic plan. This academic year, President Richard Linton and others from K-State will travel to nine different regions around Kansas to listen [...]

By |2022-09-01T12:27:06-05:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Standing-room only crowd attends open forum with KSU leaders, students

C Clyde Jones continues fundraising despite recent stroke and approaching 100th birthday

Local celebrity and philanthropist C. Clyde Jones is the namesake of the annual C Clyde Run, which raises funds for Shepherd’s Crossing. Jones shares why, at 99 years old, he continues to help fundraise. Jones was the first dean of K-State’s College of Business Administration, which hosts C Clyde Run and Midge’s Mile Fun Run/Walk, [...]

By |2022-08-30T17:56:26-05:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on C Clyde Jones continues fundraising despite recent stroke and approaching 100th birthday

Freshman enrollment up despite anticipated continued enrollment declines at K-State

Enrollment numbers for the fall semester at Kansas State University won’t be known until mid-September, but there is some optimism that the university could be close to turning a corner on declining enrollment. President Richard Linton says while it’s too early to project where K-State will be at in terms of enrollment, there are some [...]

By |2022-08-29T07:19:54-05:00August 29th, 2022|Categories: Local News|Tags: |Comments Off on Freshman enrollment up despite anticipated continued enrollment declines at K-State
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