Kansas State University officials paused the institution’s vaccine mandate for employees, effective Tuesday.
Fall commencement ceremonies at Kansas State University are taking place Friday and Saturday, and will feature multiple student speakers, musicians, and marshals.
The Mercury has selected excerpts from former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole’s March 25, 1985, Landon Lecture address, “The Dream of America,” at Kansas State University. Dole, the first Kansan sitting in public office to speak at a Landon Lecture, died Sunday at age 98.
Kansas State University officials launched a new multi-billion-dollar initiative to bring new jobs to the state and help improve the overall economy of Kansas.
The Manhattan-Ogden School Board is split on its whether it ought to start its meetings routinely with an acknowledgement of stolen Native American land.
Manhattan-Ogden school board member-elect Jayme Morris-Hardeman raised the most funds for her election campaign this year out of the six candidates.
Kansas State University will present an honorary doctorate to a member of the Osage Nation credited with preserving and making the Osage language more accessible.
Newly appointed Kansas State University president Richard Linton said his first order of business will be to “listen to a lot of people.”
A conversation about how to unite the school board devolved into an argument about “disrespectful” language between board members Wednesday night.
The Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus will award tuition-free scholarships for one year to eligible incoming freshmen from Kansas.
TOPEKA — The chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday afternoon said the board had "a good pool" of candidates as it narrowed down the finalists for the next president of Kansas State University.
A new course beginning next year at Manhattan High School will offer an opportunity for special education students to participate in theater and performing arts.
The former head of security at Junction City High School is suing the Geary County school district for unfairly firing her as a “scapegoat” in the case of a student who was forced to justify wearing a head covering that she said was part of her religious beliefs.
Kansas State University officials said about 5% of the more than 9,000 employees have filed a request to be exempt from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.
USD 384 Blue Valley has reported 17 coronavirus cases in the past 14 days, classifying it as an outbreak.
The principals of Manhattan High School and Anthony and Eisenhower middle schools say more mental health services are needed for students and staff members.
The executive director of the Kansas Association for Native American Education (KANAE) says school districts must teach students about Native Americans in the present tense.
The majority of the incoming Manhattan-Ogden school board prefers leaving the Manhattan High Indian mascot in place.
The Manhattan-Ogden School District is witnessing the same kind of decline among some math and reading assessment scores that is being noted statewide by Kansas education officials.
Manhattan High School more than a year ago bought a wolf costume for a new alternative “physical mascot” to be used at athletics events, Principal Michael Dorst confirmed to The Mercury Monday.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will discuss the future of the Manhattan High School Indian mascot and imagery during its meeting Wednesday.
Q: The rules about who is or isn’t covered in the K-State vaccine mandate are confusing. Which employees are required to get vaccinated under the mandate?
The principal of Anthony Middle School received an award from the North Central Kansas Music Educators Association (NCKMEA) last week.
One hundred years after a document highlighted changes coming to rural Kansas schools, Manhattan-area educators say the basics of teaching remain the same.
More than 100 people gathered on Sunday to celebrate Diwali by donning traditional Indian clothing and eating a potluck-style meal.
Q: I saw a Breitbart article that said K-State receives federal money for experiments that involve infecting puppies with ticks and bacteria. Is that true?
Manhattan-Ogden school board member Karla Hagemeister said Wednesday that she was “still processing” the fact that she was voted onto the board for another term.
Manhattan-Ogden school board vice president Kristin Brighton said during the board meeting Wednesday evening that she would like to see the board take a “hard look” at changing Manhattan High School’s Indian mascot by next year.
Incumbent Manhattan-Ogden school board member Karla Hagemeister received the most votes in the USD 383 board election as two newcomers join her on the board.
Unofficial election results indicate an early lead by the incumbents in the races for Manhattan City Commission and the Manhattan-Ogden School District.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will consider buying a home near Manhattan High School West Campus to demolish and make room for additional parking.
A $2.7 million federal grant will help K-State’s Rural Education Center promote science, technology, engineering and math to Kansas’ secondary students.
Amanda Arnold Elementary first-grade teacher Katie Cardenas said for some of her students, it’s their first time being in school in person.
Officials with the Manhattan-Ogden school district this week talked about possible changes to the high school’s PE requirement, as part of a larger discussion on its “personalized learning” initiative.
Students at the Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus now have access to more tools to help their education.
Kansas State University officials made it clear employees will lose their jobs if they’re not vaccinated by Dec. 8 as K-State announced additional information on the COVID vaccine mandate.
Very few traditions are quite as rowdy as the “unconventional convention” that returned to K-State this weekend after the pandemic forced a year-long hiatus.
Organizers of the inaugural Women in Business Career Summit at Kansas State University say they hope the event will encourage more women to pursue business professions.
Alysia Starkey, the dean and CEO of Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, said she is proud of how far the institution has come in the 20 years since she started as a library aide.