NBAF to enter commissioning phase as construction completes

Construction at the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility has now completed. The estimated $1.25 billion project has been in the works for over a decade, with sitework starting in 2010 and construction officially commencing in 2013. Kansas was named as the location for the biosafety level-4 [BSL-4] laboratory in late 2008, which will replace [...]

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Shamrock Trading Company makes investment into K-State College of Business Administration

The Kansas State University Foundation announced Tuesday that Shamrock Trading Corporation, a leading trucking logistics and parent company for a family of brands in transportation services, finance and technology, has invested $1 million into the College of Business Administration. The company’s investment will name the Shamrock Student Success Suite and establish an endowment to sustain [...]

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K-State program would incentivize high achieving out-of-state graduates with lower tuition rates

Kansas State University is continuing to look at strategies to increase the number of students coming to the university from out of state. K-State President Dr. Richard Linton spoke to the Kansas Board of Regents Wednesday about a proposal to expand the university’s in-state tuition eligibility to more students living beyond the Kansas borders. “This is [...]

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K-State to implement 2 percent pay raise for benefits-eligible faculty and staff

Kansas State University is rolling out a plan to increase compensation for its faculty and staff. In his first major act as president, Dr. Richard Linton announced Thursday a 2 percent across the board increase for benefits-eligible faculty, unclassified and university staff in fiscal year 2023. This will apply to those hired on or before [...]

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Four K-State faculty named university distinguished professors

Four internationally recognized Kansas State University faculty members have joined the ranks of university distinguished professors. They include Hans Coetzee, Roman Ganta, Brian Geisbrecht and Robert Goodband. The four were appointed following a university-wide nomination and evaluation process conducted by the provost. Coetzee, who heads the anatomy and physiology departments, is internationally recognized for developing [...]

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K-State’s Vet Med shelter medicine program set to embark with new mobile clinic

K-State’s College of Veterinary Medicine shelter medicine program is branching out with a new community outreach endeavor. For the past seven years, the program has traveled to smaller community vet clinics to perform mobile surgeries. These mobile surgery clinics has already seen success in other communities. Shelter Medicine Director Dr. Brad Crauer says they have [...]

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Duke announces retirement from Beach Museum

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art Director, Linda Duke, has announced her retirement. Duke has been the museum’s director since 2011 and has many notable accomplishments during her tenure. Under her leadership the development of virtual exhibitions and program offerings were created, cross discipline work was featured to demonstrate the value of the arts to [...]

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Three artists reflect how Gordon Parks influenced their work

Who is Gordon Parks to you? This question was asked to three black artists during Wednesday’s Art Matters Now public talk at McCain Auditorium . The event is in conjunction with the ongoing Gordon Parks exhibit through the end of May at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum. Local Academy Award Winning Filmmaker Kevin Willmott says [...]

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Hodes family gives back to KSU Vet Med with naming of deanship

The K-State College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a dedication event in honor of Dr. Steve and Colleen Hodes who have given a gift to name the deanship in Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Steve graduated from Kansas State’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1979 and Colleen earned her physical education degree from K-State [...]

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K-State President announces national searches to fill cabinet-level positions

Kansas State University President Richard Linton has appointed search committees to lead national searches for two vacant cabinet-level positions. The search for the university’s next chief financial officer and vice president for university operations/chiefs operations officers, formally merges the CFO and COO positions into one. The national search will be co-chaired by VP for Research [...]

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