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Biochemists Find New Treatment Possibilities for Staph Infections, Inflammatory Diseases

Two Kansas State University biochemists have discovered a family of proteins that could lead to better treatments for Staphylococcus aureus, a pathogenic bacterium that can cause more than 60,000 potentially life-threatening infections each year.

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Related Topix: Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KTAR

Gender plays role in type, severity of teen vehicle crashes, study says

A study involving young drivers in Kansas indicates gender is a significant variable that impacts the type, severity and timing of car crashes.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

The Horse

Anderson Honored As 2014 Equine Science Award Winner

Kathleen P. Anderson, MS, PhD, associate professor and equine extension specialist from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, was recently honored as the recipient of the 2014 Equine Science Award.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Texas A&M University

Sat Aug 30, 2014

News 4 Jax

College student loan debt doubles

Student loan debt has doubled since 2007 and colleges aren't doing enough to educate students on their finances, according to new research from Kansas State University.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

IHigh

Mrs. Janzen

Although Mrs. Janzen is not necessarily a new teacher we would still like to welcome her to Remington High.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Baker University

Business Journal

K-State helps form new company to accelerate technology development for food science, ag industries

Kansas State University is partnering in a private development company that will aid in research and business development in the animal health, agriculture and food science industries.

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Deseret News

Worried about crashing your car? This one thing can help predict the type and severity of accidents

A study of car crashes by young drivers indicates gender is a significant variable that impacts the type, severity and timing of crashes.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Deseret News

Worried about crashing your car? This one thing can help predict the type and severity of accidents

A study involving young drivers in Kansas indicates gender is a significant variable that impacts the type, severity and timing of car crashes.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Freshnews

Nebraska Legionnaire Elected American Legion National Commander

Michael D. Helm was elected national commander of the 2.4 million-member American Legion on Aug. 28, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C., during the 96th national convention of the nation's largest veterans organization.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, United States Military Academy, Fort Bragg, NC, Life, Veteran Affairs

KSL-TV

Kansas State to offer first massive online course

Kansas State University announced Thursday that it is joining the flurry of schools offering "Massive Open Online Courses" that are broadening access to higher education.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food

Manhattan Mercury

Music, art, comedy and more highlight September at KSU

September is a great time to fall into the arts at Kansas State University's Manhattan campus.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, University of Chicago, Fort Riley, KS, Riley, KS, Colorado State University

Medical News Today

Young driver's gender affects crash type, injury severity

Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash a young male or young female driver will be involved in, according to a Kansas State University study.

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Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science, Health

The Miami Herald

Report: Student loan education efforts lacking

A new report finds that most universities aren't offering students enough help in understanding the financial burden posed by student loans.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Milling Journal

IGP Institute Hosts Risk Management Course

Manhattan, KS-Six industry professionals from around the world traveled to the IGP Institute at Kansas State University on August 11-15, 2014, to better understand marketplace challenges and discover the proper use of futures and options.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Inspiring teacher at Kapaun dies at age 55

When Renee LaFever interviewed for her first teaching job at Kapaun Mount Carmel High School in Wichita, Sister Kathleen Gilbert, principal at the time, jotted some impressions on LaFever's application.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Kansas City, KS, University of Missouri Kansas City

Science Daily

Patent Issued for Research Related to Alleviating Pain in Cattle

A patent has been issued for research that alleviates pain in cattle suffering from lameness and following castration, dehorning.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Mobic, Meloxicam (generic), Neurontin, Gabapentin (generic), Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Pharmacology

WWLP

Student loan debt now higher than credit cards

However, according to a new Kansas State University survey, very few colleges and universities provide students with everyday financial education.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA

Newswise

Student Debt Growing, Number of University Financial Education Programs Still Deficient

MANHATTAN, Kansas - As student debt load grows - its doubled since 2007 - most universities aren't offering sufficient financial education programs to help students understand this financial burden, according to a new report whose authors include two Kansas State University professors.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKOW-TV

Spike in student loan debt

New research shows student loan debt is higher than credit card and all other consumer debt.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, East Troy, WI, Walworth County, WI, Solon Springs, WI

KMAN-AM Manhattan

New Program Manager at Pawnee

Ashley Mason has been named the Program Manager for Health Connect, the new Health Home Program of Pawnee Mental Health Services.

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Related Topix: Baker University

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