Robinhood invests in financial education at Kansas State University

MANHATTAN — Robinhood Markets, Inc. is partnering with Kansas State University’s department of finance in the College of Business Administration to fund a four-year financial education program for student-athletes and the wider student body. The program begins with the 2023-2024 academic year and ties in with this year’s All In for K-State campaign to raise […]

Kansas State University Foundation ranked in the top 10 nationally for investment performance

MANHATTAN — Despite a turbulent financial climate in fiscal year 2022, the Kansas State University Foundation’s investment returns ranked No. 7 among the nation’s higher education endowments and affiliated foundations. The KSU Foundation’s investment team posted a positive 5.72% return in the Long-Term Investment Pool, or LTIP, while endowments overall posted an average return of […]

U.S. Department of State recognizes Kansas State University with New Partner Award

Monday, March 20, 2023 U.S. Department of State recognizes Kansas State University with New Partner Award  MANHATTAN — Kansas State University is receiving the New Partner Award from the U.S. Department of State for expanding the U.S. partner base and advancing U.S. foreign policy objectives and educational exchange through the university’s participation in the Online […]

Flint Hills Discovery Center Receives STEM Education Grant from NASA

$40,000 Community Anchor grant to fund aerospace themed programming for K-12 students The Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) has been awarded a Community Anchor designation by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as well as funding to provide a series of aerospace-themed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education programs to area youth. On […]

Red Cross Honors Local Community Heroes During Red Cross Month Celebration in March

Topeka, KS- As climate disasters, blood donation needs and other emergencies upend lives, local community heroes are stepping up to care for one another. This March, the Greater Kansas Chapter is honoring those who make its mission possible during the 80th annual American Red Cross Month celebration — a national tradition that began in 1943 […]

OALP accepting applications for Class XXI

By Trisha Gedon Stillwater, OK– For more than 40 years, the Oklahoma Agricultural Leadership Program has enhanced knowledge and leadership skills for Oklahomans involved in agriculture. “OALP helps potential leaders develop a better understanding of the various systems of economics and government,” said Edmond Bonjour, OALP director since 2010. “Class members increase and use their […]

Luck of the Irish Not Needed: Food Scientist Shares Tips on Preparing Corned Beef

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– Contrary to its name, there isn’t actually corn in corned beef.   Kansas State University food scientist Karen Blakeslee said the name comes from dry-curing beef brisket with salt crystals the size of corn. ‘Corning’ the beef was originally used as a preservation […]

Understand the Costs and Risks of a Backyard Flock

By Gail Ellis STILLWATER, Okla. – The price jump in eggs over the past few months has inspired some consumers to establish their own flock of backyard chickens. Others who have taken on the adventure enjoy it as a hobby. For those interested in acquiring chickens this spring, remember baby chicks are cute, but chickens […]