‘Living Well Wednesday’ Session to Focus on Anxiety, Overthinking

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   MANHATTAN, Kan. – In small doses, anxiety might be a good thing, perhaps inspiring a person to act quickly in the face of danger, or think twice about a large expense.   But too much anxiety…not so much.   “The problem is when anxiety becomes […]

K-State Salina Professor Part of Research Team awarded National Science Foundation Grant for Accessibility Research

Salina, KS— Siny Joseph, professor and graduate faculty at Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, is among a team of five researchers who have been awarded grant funding from the National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator program to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities. Wichita State University is leading the $750,000 National Science Foundation, […]

Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Buffalo Soldiers – Fort Leavenworth

By Ron Wilson, director of the Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development at Kansas State University    “Buffalo soldiers” is a term to describe the African-American members of the Army who served with distinction in the 1800s. Their service eventually paved the way for an integrated military and society – and it all began […]

K-State AG Economist Urges Producers to Review Crop Insurance Options

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS– A Kansas State University agricultural economist is encouraging farmers to know their options before considering a pair of crop insurance policies that would allow them to increase their coverage for row crops beyond what is allowed for individual policies.   Jenny Ifft said […]

Kansas State University Seeks Applicants for Summer Rural Veterinary Medicine Program

Manhattan, KS— The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University seeks applicants for the Summer Program for Aspiring Rural Kansas, or SPARK, veterinary experience. SPARK creates direct and purposeful connections between aspiring veterinarians and veterinary practices in rural communities throughout Kansas. During the weeklong immersive experience, participants shadow veterinarians in rural communities to gain […]

Boyhood Home Now Open for Tours

Abilene, KS– Tours of President Eisenhower’s boyhood home are once again available to the public. Extensive preservation work including exterior lead paint abatement and maintenance updates closed the home for several months. The project is now complete and guests are welcome to once again step back in time and see the home where our nation’s […]

Kansas KidWind Challenge Kicks Off This Week with a Record Number of Teams

Topeka, KS– Just as the amount of wind energy being produced in the state is growing, so are the number of students participating in the Kansas KidWind Challenge. The annual event has grown from one regional challenge in 2016 to six regional events in 2022. This year’s competition promises to be bigger than ever with […]