June 2019 News Releases

The Hot Zone

July 15 event features Nancy and Jerry Jaax, real-life subjects of National Geographic's THE HOT ZONE

Kansas State University is co-hosting "THE HOT ZONE: An evening with Nancy and Jerry Jaax" at 4 p.m. on Monday, July 15, at the Nerman Museum's Hudson Auditorium at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park.

Jack Fry

Professor of turfgrass science joins Olathe faculty

Jack Fry will be exploring collaborative educational programs with community colleges, encouraging students to continue studying horticulture at K-State and conducting research in turfgrass science.

David Spittal

MidAmerica Nazarene University president joins campus advisory board

David Spittal, MidAmerica Nazarene University president, is the newest member of the Olathe campus' advisory board.


Sensory research digs deep to understand why people like potatoes

Sensory analysis research is uncovering what people like about various potato varieties. The findings will help restaurants and food producers make potato-based foods that better align with consumer expectations and desires.

Judy Hughey

Hughey presented with leadership award

Judy Hughey, associate professor of special education, counseling and student affairs, was presented with a Distinguished Leadership Award from the Kansas School Counselor Association at the sixth annual School Counseling Camp.