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Early childhood teachers from China to visit KSU, Flint Hills
Monday, October 18th, 2010
Bronwyn Fees is determined to plant Kansas in the hearts and minds of Chinese preschoolers. How? By putting on a show for 24 early childhood teachers and faculty at South China Normal University from China.
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Stone House children exchange art with Chinese children
Preschoolers at Stone House, the Ruth Hoeflin Early Education Center on the K-State, became pen pals of sorts with preschoolers in China. But since most 3 to 5 year olds cant write letters, they exchanged art.
Sunday, October 17th, 2010
Money troubles? What happens when you abandon traditional financial counseling methods and use marriage and family therapy models to change financial behavior?
Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Jennifer Hanson, human nutrition, is one of three doctoral candidates who have received $15,000 fellowships through the Kansas State University Research Foundation Doctoral Fellowship program.
Athletic training program earns continuing accredition
Thursday, October 14th, 2010
The athletic training education program has earned continuing accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
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Student teaches Ghana orphans
For many students, the opportunity to volunteer is seen as a positive way to spruce up a resume while helping those in need. However, for Erin White, junior in family studies and social justice, the opportunity to take a trip to Ghana, Africa, was much more important than that.
Food, wine event raises money for health service foundation
Community, charity and K-State students brought droves of people to downtown Manhattan at Fourth Street and Poyntz Avenue for the sixth annual Promenade on Poyntz. A charity fundraiser for the Homecare &' Hospice Foundation, this wine and food event sold all 250 tickets again this year.
To stay healthy, eat well, eat often; crash diets do not burn fat
"The question of How effective or practical is dieting?' is a loaded question," says Tandalayo Kidd, extension specialist and assistant professor in human nutrition.
New K-State app features interactive campus map
PowerCat Enhanced is a free application released for the iPhone and Android-based smart phones designed to serve as an interactive map specifically for the K-State campuses in Manhattan, Salina and Olathe.
Student group hosts wine, cheese tasting
The Professional Convention Management Association, a student-led organization, hosted a wine and cheese tasting party in Hoffman Lounge.
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