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News on Kansas State University continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Former 4-H champion leads next generation

Five years ago, JJ Meier was winning all kinds of ribbons at the Barton County Fair.

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Related Topix: Barton County, KS, Agriculture, Science

3 hrs ago | Great Bend Tribune

Stoneridge owners raising the bar

Both had careers on the east coast, Angela in New York and Jerry in Connecticut, but the two-hour plus commutes to work were beginning to weigh on them, and they longed to be closer to family.

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Related Topix: New York

7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

K-State researcher has spent years studying latest mosquito-borne virus

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the chikungunya virus is most often spread to people by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sedgwick County, KS, Health

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

Kansas State researcher: Smartphone breaks can improve worker morale

Allowing workers to take a brief break to play "Angry Birds" or engage on social media could improve workers' perceived happiness and well-being.

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11 hrs ago | WMDT

Study: Cellphone breaks make your employees more productive

It's probably best to encourage your employees to keep their cellphones by their side during work hours, according to a recent study.

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Related Topix: Cellphones

13 hrs ago | KMAN-AM Manhattan

Fulbright Scholars Named

Kansas State University is continuing its legacy of producing Fulbright award winners to represent the United States.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Silver Lake, KS, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

18 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Beach Museum Of Art Hosts New Artist Exhibit

A new program at Kansas State University's Beach Museum of Art will allow visitors to interact socially with art this week.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

CNN

Flint Hills Breadbasket Relieving Hunger In Manhattan, Kans.

In 2013, Flint Hills Breadbasket Community Food Network delivered 25,000 packages of groceries to people and families in need in Manhattan, Kans.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Riley County, KS

News 4 Jax

It's not too early to think about 'open enrollment'

If you were overwhelmed by the open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act earlier this year, experts say you should use the summer to start preparing for the next open enrollment.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

PsychCentral

Short Smartphone Breaks May Improve Employee Mood

Investigators from Kansas State University found that allowing employees to take smartphone microbreaks may be a benefit rather than a disruption for businesses.

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Nerve News

Smartphone breaks boost productivity

If you are looking to boost productivity as well as overall well-being of your employees, let them take short smartphone breaks to play Candy Crush or Temple Run or simply text a friend.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

KU Grad Picked As News Director

A KU graduate and former director of News and Editorial Services at Kansas State University, Erinn Barcomb-Peterson, has been named as the new Director of News and Media Relations at the University of Kansas.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, Kansas

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Manhattan Mercury

Distance students earn summer scholarships

To learn more about scholarships available to distance education students and view application requirements and deadlines, go to http://global.k-state.edu/students/services/scholarships/ .

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Texomaland

Austin College Gateways Initiative Guides Students to Future Goals

Computers, Repairs, Upgrade, Accessories, Full Service Computer Store. Open 9-6 Mon - Sat.

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Related Topix: Austin College, Sherman, TX, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Texas at Tyler

Hays Daily News

Rain the weather news for June

And Utica can lay claim to the biggest area rainfall totals, although the areas around the cities of Ellis and Gove aren't far behind.

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Related Topix: Weather, Utica, KS, Ellis, KS, Hays, KS

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Times

Inside the Beltway: Fourth of July remembered every year, everywhere

The grill beckons most Americans on Friday, as does the potato salad and strawberry shortcake.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Potatoes, Food, Vegetables, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Hillary Clinton

Milling Journal

IGP Institute Hosts Annual Nigerian Milling Course

As a major U.S. partner with the Nigerian milling industry, Kansas State University's IGP Institute annually hosts the Nigerian Flour Milling course in conjunction with U.S. Wheat Associates .

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Related Topix: Salina, KS

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Tech School Installs Solar Panels

A technical college in eastern Kansas is taking another step toward energy self-sufficiency with the installation of solar panels.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

WIBW-TV Topeka

New Superintendent Begins Work With USD 475

Dr. Corbin Witt was selected as the 20th person to lead USD 475, holding both a Doctorate and a Masters in Educational Administration and a Bachelor of Elementary Education, all from Kansas State University.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Kids, Family

World-Grain

More than 800 delegates attend event

The International Association of Operative Millers' Annual Conference & Expo brought together hundreds of milling industry professionals from around the globe May 19-23 to learn about the latest technologies and to network.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Environmental Law, Law

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