Fort Hays State University

Education
8:00 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Fort Hays State University: Best buy in Kansas

The Kansas Board of Regents gave final approval of in-state rates for all six universities.  Fort Hays State University has the lowest increase, both in terms of percentages and in dollars according to a recent press release.

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Education
8:00 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Gov. Brownback’s proposed budget restores Fort Hays State University funding

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Last year the Kansas Legislature took money from universities, but Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed budget restores the ‘salary cap’ reductions that cost Fort Hays State University $276,176 according to a press release from FHSU University Relations.

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Kansas
8:00 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Docking Institute: 5th Annual Kansas Speaks Survey Reveals Interesting Findings

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Kansas remains a great place to live, and Kansans are optimistic about the future, but they also revealed a significant amount of uncertainty in the fifth annual Kansas Speaks survey of public opinion in the state.

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Kansas
8:00 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Docking Institute of Public Affairs: 5th Annual Kansas Speaks Survey Results

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Kansas remains a great place to live, and Kansans are optimistic about the future, but they also revealed a significant amount of uncertainty in the fifth annual Kansas Speaks survey of public opinion in the state.

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University Enrollment Numbers
8:00 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Record Breaking Year for Fort Hays State University

Picken Hall
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Enrollment figures are in for Kansas, and it’s a record setting year for Fort Hays State University according to a recent press release from FHSU. 

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Ness County
8:00 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Ness County Man Remembers His Roots and Leaves Entire Estate to Provide FHSU Scholarships

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Lloyd Trauer spent a long time working in education.  Trauer recently announced that he is leaving his entire estate, worth more than half a million dollars, to provide scholarships reported The Topeka Capital-Journal.  According to his wishes, preference will be given to students from west of Salina, but the scholarships will be open to anyone in elementary education.

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HPPR History
8:01 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

Sternberg Fossils Go Online in 3-D

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A joint project between the Fort Hays State University Sternberg Museum of Natural History and the Forsyth Library is bringing fossils into the digital age with 3-D technology.  The Hays Daily News reported Sternberg employees handle the fossils, while students photograph them at the museum.  Students return with the photos to the library to complete the 3-D process.  Scanning allows the viewer to rotate the specimen digitally, rather than looking at multiple photos.

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High Plains History Episode
8:01 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Life is What You Paint It

Can you imagine living over 100 years and only having two regrets?  I can't.   It is one of the things that amazed me about Velma Wancura. 

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