Ahead of an uncertain semester, K-State marching band director Frank Tracz will take to the road next week to deliver instruments to members who don’t have their own.
Ahead of the Kansas Department of Education’s anticipated guidelines for reopening schools, the Manhattan-Ogden school district is working on the aspects it can address in the meanwhile, administrators told the school board Wednesday.
After K-State announced its 11-step action plan to address racism and discrimination on campus, top university leaders acknowledged that the tension goes back beyond a student tweet that erupted the campus community.
In light of the new plan to combat racism on K-State’s campus, a university document shows the limitations of what officials can do regarding free speech.
K-State officials are enacting an 11-step action plan in response to calls for them to do more on the issues of racism and discrimination on campus, president Richard Myers announced Wednesday.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday will review a request to buy $10,300 in annual workbooks for the district’s math and English language arts students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
K-State administrators will hurry plans to respond to what critics have called incidents of racism and bigotry on campus, president Richard Myers announced in a letter to the university community Monday.
K-State will reopen Hale Library’s second floor on Wednesday for the first time since the building suffered extensive fire, smoke and water damage in May 2018, officials announced Friday.
K-State is reviewing its options in response to what it called “offensive” tweets from a student, university president Richard Myers said Friday morning.
K-State officials will ask students, faculty and staff to voluntarily pledge to a public health campaign this fall, called the “Every Wildcat a Wellcat” health campaign.
After the Manhattan-Ogden school district switched to continuous learning because of the pandemic, teachers and staff stayed in two-way communication with the vast majority of students, district officials said.
Ahead of the planned resumption of in-person classes, the K-State Student Union will reopen Aug. 3 with additional health precautions in place, officials announced Wednesday morning.
The Department of Homeland Security has spent about 90% of the $1.25 billion budget for the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF).
The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday will review a $26.8 million guaranteed maximum price bid to expand and renovate Manhattan High’s west campus.
Effective immediately, people on K-State’s campus — including students, faculty, staff members and visitors — will be required to wear face coverings over their mouths and noses at all times while in public spaces, classrooms and other common areas, the university announced Tuesday.
K-State history professor Phil Tiemeyer’s work on LGBT workers’ ties to the Civil Rights Act was cited in Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court opinion ruling banning workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
To make K-State a more diverse and inclusive campus, members of the community must do more to ensure the culture doesn’t accept racism in any form, a panel said Thursday afternoon.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board on Wednesday approved the first phase of planned bond construction at Bergman Elementary and purchase requests for the middle schools and College Hill Early Learning Center.
K-State will emergency furlough eight employees from its Information Technology Services department, officials announced Tuesday morning.
If you're planning on a Thanksgiving family dinner, you might be having it in Manhattan, after K-State announced it would hold its fall commencement ceremonies in the days leading up to the holiday.
K-State’s next chief legal officer will be Shari Crittendon, a lawyer with more than 25 years of legal experience in private practice and higher education.
Manhattan High is looking at an evening time for its proposed Aug. 2 commencement date, to help avoid the heat of the day, officials announced Friday.
Kansas’ public schools are on track to open in August, but the key issue is determining how to do that safely, state commissioner of education Randy Watson said.
After a social media movement in which black K-State students and alumni shared their negative experiences at the university, officials will launch a monthly discussion series focusing on diversity, inclusion and social justice.
K-State this fall will use Van Zile Hall and certain spaces in Jardine Apartments to isolate students exposed to COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. The university will use Putnam and Boyd halls to reduce housing density in other dorms.
K-State will start its fall 2020 semester one week earlier than planned and will end in-person classes before Thanksgiving, officials announced Tuesday morning.
For about 30 years now, Helen Miller has been teaching the previously unteachable and bringing hope to the hopeless.
University officials are vowing to take steps to stop racism on campus after a social media call for experiences prompted several hundred posts by people sharing their negative experiences of being black at K-State.
In looking back at a book giveaway he organized, Lucas Loughmiller only wishes he could have had a sign to spin to help direct people to the free books by the school bus.
After a social media movement in which black K-State students and alumni detailed discrimination and racism at the university, president Richard Myers on Friday morning vowed to lead action to end racism at K-State. But he offered few details on what that plan might include.
K-State president Richard Myers on Thursday evening issued a rare rebuke of U.S. president Donald Trump, saying he was saddened by the way law enforcement used force to clear protesters for Trump to make a public appearance Monday.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board is considering changes to policies on students’ hairstyles and headwear as part of a discussion Wednesday on how to respect students’ cultural backgrounds.
K-State will furlough 15 more employees from three departments, bringing the total number of employees who will see furloughs this summer to 422, officials announced Wednesday morning.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a team led by K-State researchers a $11.3 million grant to establish the Center on Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases.
The Manhattan-Ogden school board will review a request to republish the district’s 2019-20 budget and hold a new budget hearing after the district received additional special education funds above the originally published budget.
After having gone to the National Speech and Debate tournament last year, Sam Delong, Trinity Brockman, Ryan Ward and Tanya Singh had made up their minds: they would qualify to return to the forensics national tournament this year.
The Manhattan Public Library, in conjunction with the Manhattan-Ogden School District, will give away free children’s books Saturday morning at the Downtown Farmers Market.