Wichita State professors share views on changing political climate


Wichita State University You don’t have to follow politics to know that different factions of American government can’t seem to get along. Partisan ideology has created a sharp divide between the Democratic and Republican parties that has bled over into everyday life. As the rhetoric heats up ahead of the 2016 presidential battle, those divisions […]

China’s most severe test continues


The first weekend in June brings China’s “gao kao” or “high test.” Today, I am walking through the crowd of students awaiting the re-opening of the school doors and the beginning of the afternoon test session.This is the test that will determine their life. Score high and they may be able to enter the first […]

Sternberg Museum plans summer camps to inspire passion for science

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FHSU University Relations Paleontology, geology and biology camps will offer elementary, middle and high school students an opportunity to fall in love with science this summer through Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History series of outdoor field camps, day camps and overnight family camping trips. “Using the spectacular natural history resources of […]

Rodeo prepares FHSU sisters to lasso a bright future

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FHSU University Relations This possibly was going to be Tonnica Ouellette’s final home performance for the Fort Hays State University rodeo team. So she wanted it to be a special weekend. That it was, and then some. A senior from Yoder, Colo., Ouellette will finish her bachelor’s degree in exercise science at FHSU this summer […]

Lois (Deardorff) Holland


Lois (Deardorff) Holland, 96, passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015, in Kaiser North Hospital in Sacramento, California. Lois was born with her twin sister, Loise, in Southeast Kansas on November 24, 1919 and grew up with her parents, Ray and Elva Deardorff, and siblings, brother Dean and sister Loise, in Waldo, Kansas, through the […]

Garden City, Wilson students elected to lead FHSU student government


FHSU University Relations Ulises Gonzalez, Garden City junior, and Molly Morgan, Wilson junior, were elected as president and vice president, respectively, of the Fort Hays State University Student Government Association in elections held April 8-9 for the 2015-2016 year. Nineteen new senators were also elected: 11 in the College of Arts and Sciences, five in […]

How to get rich quick!

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For those of you who can remember bringing the new century in on January 1, 2000, several predictions were made about the new millennium, and numerous books were being sold that probably made some author or publishing house a substantial amount of money. Cars were supposed to stop in their tracks, planes were supposed to […]

Energy cooperatives team for $1.8M loan for Hoxie project

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HOXIE — Midwest Energy and Western Cooperative Electric this week announced the award of a $1.816 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Economic Loan and Grant Program, which will be used by BJKLM Development Co. to fund the site development and building construction of a large implement dealership in Hoxie. The dealership […]

KAMS schedules information sessions around state in April, May

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FHSU University Relations Staff from the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University will make nine trips in a series of informational and recruitment tours in April and May. A postcard from KAMS recently went out to Kansas high school students inviting them to attend one of the sessions. KAMS students […]