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Accelerating Experience In Food Research, Education, Kelly Hannigan Sep 2015

Accelerating Experience In Food Research, Education, Kelly Hannigan

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The Global Food Systems Initiative, announced by Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz in January 2014, builds on the university’s legacy of leadership in food production, food safety and food security.


Robert Fraley Discusses Mitigating Global Challenges In Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture, Lindsey Elliott Sep 2015

Robert Fraley Discusses Mitigating Global Challenges In Inaugural Henry C. Gardiner Lecture, Lindsey Elliott

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In the next 35 years, farmers will have to produce more food than the world has produced in its history, a challenge some are calling the greatest we’ve ever faced. But however daunting it may seem, Robert Fraley is optimistic.


Beefing Up The Beef Transport System, Lindsey Elliott Sep 2015

Beefing Up The Beef Transport System, Lindsey Elliott

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Electrical and computer engineering, psychological sciences, agricultural economics and veterinary epidemiology. These may not be the first disciplines you think of when it comes to solving issues in the beef industry, but a team of Kansas State University researchers believes the complex beef transportation system can be improved by using tools from their fields.


Talk Of The Town, Jennifer Tidball Sep 2015

Talk Of The Town, Jennifer Tidball

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Rural Grocery Initiative feeds small communities.


Good To The Last Drip, Stephanie Jacques Sep 2015

Good To The Last Drip, Stephanie Jacques

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Kansas State University researchers are evaluating different irrigation technologies to help farmers determine the best method for irrigating their cropland under water-limited conditions.


Introduction And Table Of Contents, Kirk Schulz, Karen Burg Sep 2015

Introduction And Table Of Contents, Kirk Schulz, Karen Burg

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Message from President Kirk Schulz and Vice President for Research Karen Burg; Kansas State University Perspectives and Table of Contents for the Fall 2015 issue


Food For All, Pat Melgares Sep 2015

Food For All, Pat Melgares

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An update on the university’s four Feed the Future Innovation Labs: In just over two years, Kansas State University has become a major player in implementing the U.S. Agency for International Development goal to reduce hunger and improve food security in the most impoverished nations of the world.


Scaling Up, News And Communications Services Sep 2015

Scaling Up, News And Communications Services

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University and city developing the North Campus Corridor for research, education and training. Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas, are quickly establishing themselves as a nexus for food and bio-/agro- defense research and expertise. A bird’s-eye view of the North Campus Corridor with descriptions of the facilities is presented in this section.


Unyielding, Megan Saunders Sep 2015

Unyielding, Megan Saunders

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Researcher explores plant genomes to breed improved wheat varieties.


Experiential Learning Takes Students To A New Frontier, Beth Bohn Sep 2015

Experiential Learning Takes Students To A New Frontier, Beth Bohn

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Ensuring a safe and healthy food supply for the world’s growing population requires preparing highly skilled leaders ready to meet this challenge.


Budding Opportunities, Kelly Hannigan Sep 2015

Budding Opportunities, Kelly Hannigan

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University tapping public, private industry to help meet increasing food demands.


Food Technologies Require Consumer Acceptance, Katie Allen Sep 2015

Food Technologies Require Consumer Acceptance, Katie Allen

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Researchers study RNA interference in plants and animals to improve food efficiency while unlocking public perception.


Early Detection, Greg Tammen Sep 2015

Early Detection, Greg Tammen

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Researchers develop detection test for subclinical mastitis in dairy cows.


Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too, Sarah Caldwell Hancock Sep 2015

Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too, Sarah Caldwell Hancock

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Novel starch makes processed foods healthier.


2015 Fall - Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services Sep 2015

2015 Fall - Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf), News And Communications Services

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The winter/spring issue of Perspectives showcases Kansas State University's range of research, scholarly, and creative activity and discovery.


Introduction And Table Of Contents, Kirk Schulz, Karen Burg Jan 2015

Introduction And Table Of Contents, Kirk Schulz, Karen Burg

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Message from President Kirk Schulz and Vice President for Research Karen Burg; and Table of Contents for the winter/spring 2015 issue


Quality Assurance, Stephanie Jacques Jan 2015

Quality Assurance, Stephanie Jacques

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Substantial discoveries at Kansas State University are sparking innovation for the private sector, economic growth in the state.


Getting Down To Business, Angela Cummins, Jennifer Tidball Jan 2015

Getting Down To Business, Angela Cummins, Jennifer Tidball

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K-State Olathe, a successful hub for company collaborations. And "quick bits" on the Microbial Surveillance Lab and the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center


Focusing On The Future, Greg Tammen Jan 2015

Focusing On The Future, Greg Tammen

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Four federal research laboratories at Kansas State University are helping solve the world’s looming food crisis

“Kansas State University is internationally recognized in sorghum, millet and wheat — from the plants’ genetics and genomics, to how they’re grown, to applications such as baking with the produced raw material.”


Built To Work, Greg Tammen Jan 2015

Built To Work, Greg Tammen

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How the Electronics Design Laboratory moves ideas by researchers and entrepreneurs into the marketplace


A New Energy, Jennifer Tidball Jan 2015

A New Energy, Jennifer Tidball

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Electrical Power Affiliates Program empowers engineering faculty, students

As the world’s population increases and the demand on our power grids grows, how will we keep the lights on?


A Smart Laboratory, Jennifer Tidball Jan 2015

A Smart Laboratory, Jennifer Tidball

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The Burns & McDonnell Smart Grid Lab is boosting education, research and recruitment in the College of Engineering.


Eye In The Sky, Megan Saunders Jan 2015

Eye In The Sky, Megan Saunders

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Brian McCornack, associate professor of entomology, is exploring unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, as an efficient method to detect pest insects and diseases — including invasive species — in food crops such as wheat before outbreaks occur.


Notable Achievement, Bethany Bohn Jan 2015

Notable Achievement, Bethany Bohn

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Kansas State University’s School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is designated as an All-Steinway School. The designation strikes right chord to be the best, the best is needed.


Challenge Accepted; Heartland Plant Innovations, Center For Outcomes Research And Education; Confucius Institute, Stephanie Jacques, Jennifer Tidball Jan 2015

Challenge Accepted; Heartland Plant Innovations, Center For Outcomes Research And Education; Confucius Institute, Stephanie Jacques, Jennifer Tidball

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This sections features business strategies and Kansas State University partnerships with a variety of companies. And "quick bits" on The Heartland Plant Innovations, the Center for Outcomes Research and Education and Confucius Institute.


2015 Winter/Spring - Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf) Jan 2015

2015 Winter/Spring - Perspectives - Full Issue (Pdf)

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The winter/spring issue of Perspectives showcases Kansas State University's range of research, scholarly, and creative activity and discovery.