Kansas State University, (K-State) was founded in 1863. K-State has 60 academic departments in nine colleges. K-State has a student body of 23,500 in the undergraduate and graduate programs. K-State is noted for its Physics Department and the James R. MacDonald Laboratory for research in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Also, notable research institutes include, The Natural Gas Machinery Lab, TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Research Facility and S.M.A.R.T. Laboratory.
Early childhood educator recommends better toys
When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education at Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination ...
Intrusive advising boosts student persistence, class performance
(Phys.org) —Getting intrusive could increase student support at universities.
Math theories may hold clues to origin, future of life in universe
How did we get here and where are we headed? These are some of life's biggest questions. To get the answers, one Kansas State University professor is doing the math.
Companies turning to customer relationship management to make the sale
Excited, surprised or annoyed when those holiday catalogs or promotional offers start coming in the mail or via email?
Developing next generation of batteries for improved mobile devices, electric cars
Sometimes even batteries can use a boost of energy, according to the focus of a Kansas State University graduate student's research.
New research looks at pathogenic attacks on host plants
Two Kansas State University researchers focusing on rice genetics are providing a better understanding of how pathogens take over a plant's nutrients.
Study finds renewable energy could power more of electricity-scarce Afghanistan
(Phys.org) -- Afghanistan's growing economy is spurring more industrialization, but a severe energy shortage in the country threatens that progress.
Study finds prioritizing rather than canvassing entire plant genome may lead to improved crops
A new study may help scientists produce better climate-resistant corn and other food production plants by putting a spin on the notion that we are what we eat.
Researchers find gene-silencing nanoparticles may put end to pesky summer pest
Summer just wouldn't be complete without mosquitoes nipping at exposed skin. Or would it? Research conducted by a Kansas State University team may help solve a problem that scientists and pest controllers have been itching ...
The digital student: E-books, tablets and even smartphones becoming classroom staples
(Phys.org) -- The use of technology in the classroom is growing beyond computers to improve student learning, according to a Kansas State University education technology expert.