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Latest Campus impact

Unleash your inner globetrotter

From cultural exploration to academic enrichment, scholarships pave the way for global adventure Everyone gets the urge to travel at least once. For lucky K-Staters, studying abroad unlocks boundless — and bragworthy — adventures: relaxing in a hot spring at the foot of Mt. […]

The future of water

K-State’s Dr. Vaishali Sharda leads the charge in tackling water resource challenges through innovative research. Any farmer will tell you that water is a precious resource — especially in regions where agriculture heavily relies on irrigation. The Ogallala Aquifer underlies Kansas, but also Colorado, […]


A mid-century marvel

1950s house causes style sensation, carries on K-Stater’s legacy Building Foundation In America’s heartland lies a hidden gem that not only captures the essence of mid-century architecture but also serves as an inspiring symbol of philanthropy. When the house went up for sale last […]

Glenn and Claire Swoggers’ estate gift funds the Primary Texts Certificate program at Kansas State University

The late Glenn and Claire Swogger of Topeka, Kansas, through an estate gift, have created a faculty chair and endowment fund for the Primary Texts Certificate program at Kansas State University. The Primary Texts program is multidisciplinary and housed in the Department of Political […]

Navajo Nation Math Circles Program

Creative mathematics

Pairing math with indigenous culture creates a path to success for young students. “Mathematics is in our blood,” said Henry Fowler, an associate professor of mathematics at Navajo Technical University and a member of the Navajo Bitterwater and Zuni Edgewater clans. “Our Navajo women […]

Addressing the need for accessibility

K-State’s Student Access Center strives to make every student soar On a sunny, crisp Saturday afternoon in fall 2022, Ethan Brown stood at mid-field during halftime of the K-State homecoming football game. He heard his name announced as one of two university ambassadors for […]

Eldon Gideon

Kansas State University alumnus invests in naming the deanship of the College of Agriculture

Eldon Gideon of Topeka, Kansas, has given a gift to name the deanship in Kansas State University’s College of Agriculture. This is the fourth named deanship at K-State. Gideon’s gift to name the Eldon Gideon Deanship in the College of Agriculture is transformational for […]

Military Affiliated Resource Center

Serving those who served

K-State’s Military Affiliated Resource Center allows student veterans to thrive at K-State. A family within the K-State family. That’s how students who served in the armed forces prior to attending K-State describe the Military Affiliated Resource Center. Each year many non-traditional students experience the […]

All In for K-State

Donors gave $1,051,199 to brighten the financial futures of K-State students through All In for K-State

One-third of K-State students surveyed said they’d considered dropping out due to finances. For many, the stress of making ends meet disrupts their ability to learn. On March 22, All In for K-State, the university’s day of giving, raised $1,051,199 to bring financial education […]

Charles V. Riley

Bug Brilliance

Charles V. Riley’s historic canvases of insects continue to inspire students with their impressive accuracy. Beautifully accurate print paintings of renowned entomologist Charles V. Riley are still eye-openers — but their deteriorating condition puts them in peril. Riley, the father of American biological control, […]

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