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Buzzworthy invention

K-State assistant professor Brian Spiesman has created a revolutionary resource for bee identification and conservation through artificial intelligence model tracking and image rendering. When you think of your favorite things, — your family, hobbies, favorite movies — your endorphins go into overdrive. Now imagine […]

Dr. Vaishali Sharda

All-around solution

A new natural crop spray shows promise for both farmers and the environment. Farmers face many battles to produce a healthy and profitable crop — insects, diseases, proper amounts of water and nutrients — and the list goes on and on. Scientists at K-State, […]

K-State Agriculture Cows

Less gas, more money

K-State scientists look to reduce cattle’s methane production through genetic selection, creating a long-term benefit for the environment and cattle producers.

From the ground up

From the ground up

Philanthropy empowers soil research – and the next generation of farmers and scientists.

K-State graduate students

Caring for students raising families

K-State alumni fund child care scholarships for graduate students.

dan rentie

When a parent loses a job

K-State Proud helped keep Dan Rentie in school when his mom lost her job.

Taking flight

K-State Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is working to recruit and retain women for the aviation industry.

Exciting developments ahead for the Edge Collaboration District at K-State

Creating opportunities for students, K-State’s land-grant mission and the economic growth of Kansas

dean debbie mercer

The epitome of selflessness

Dean Debbie Mercer’s 10 years in the College of Education have brought countless advancements.

student studying in academic achievement center

Helping students thrive

K-State’s Academic Achievement Center equips students and faculty with essential resources.

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