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September 30, 2016

Arris Johnson stopped in his tracks, looked up at the large murals above him and smiled. “Seeing those brings back a lot of memories,” said Johnson, a Fort Hays State University graduate and retired professor from his alma mater. That’s what homecomings are for, recalling memories for alumni ranging from graduates from the era of the 94-year-old Johnson, who began his career at FHSU when he enrolled there in 1939, to those who received their diploma just last spring. That’s why the FHSU Alumni Association, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, chose Homecoming 2016 as its venue to unveil the fourth in a six-part series of historical murals in the Memorial Union.

September 30, 2016

The Science and Mathematics Education Institute at Fort Hays State University invites the public to celebrate World Space Week, Monday through Thursday, Oct. 3-6.

September 30, 2016

Homecoming 2015, ground was broken. Homecoming 2016, Fort Hays State University’s $3.95 million Dane G. Hansen Scholarship Hall was dedicated in a ceremony this morning.

September 28, 2016

The 2016 homecoming royalty finalists have been announced, and voting commenced, Sept 28., and will continue until noon Friday, Sept. 30, on TigerLink. Students can also vote in the Memorial Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 28 and 29.

September 28, 2016

Fort Hays State University and the FHSU Foundation announced today a $100 million, five-year capital campaign called “Journey,” the largest in the university’s history.

September 28, 2016

Homecoming 2016 at Fort Hays State University marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the FHSU Alumni Association.

September 27, 2016

Fort Hays State University student Alyssa Steppe, Clay Center senior, was selected to be a delegate in Dominican University of California’s 2016 college debate. This initiative drew on technology and social media to generate a discussion forum focused on national youth issues.

September 27, 2016

Free adult hearing screenings, sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation, will be offered this fall and next spring in six western Kansas communities by Fort Hays State University.

September 27, 2016

Join Fort Hays State University and the FHSU Foundation as the largest fundraising campaign in the history of the university begins with a news conference at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center of Sheridan Hall.

September 26, 2016

Health will be the theme of the 2016 Young Readers’ Conference, “A Recipe for Healthy Living,” at Fort Hays State University. Speakers teach kids all about staying healthy through fun learning activities.

September 26, 2016

Dr. Grady Dixon, chair and associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at Fort Hays State University, will be the principal investigator on a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

September 26, 2016

With an all-time high enrollment of 14,658, Fort Hays State University has become the third-largest university in Kansas, public and private. The numbers announced by the Kansas Board of Regents today show FHSU increased by 448, or 3.15 percent, from the fall 2015 headcount of 14,210 on the 20th day of classes. The new record marks a 16th consecutive year of record enrollments.

September 26, 2016

Devon Slack says he knows where he is going to college when he graduates from high school. It took just one visit to Fort Hays State University’s campus to impress the youngster from Burlington, Colo.

September 23, 2016

Fort Hays State University offered Ayano Takeuchi what she was looking for more than a decade ago. Takeuchi was back on campus recently, making a stop in Hays while she is figuring out what she is looking for now.

September 23, 2016

Seven alumni and friends of Fort Hays State University will be honored at the Alumni Awards and Recognition Banquet on Friday, Sept. 30, during Homecoming celebrations.

September 21, 2016

The Global Leadership Project in the Center for Civic leadership at Fort Hays State University declared its second annual Astounding Race a success. The goal of the event is to educate Family Day participants on the world and its cultures in an entertaining way.

September 20, 2016

Nathan Lang, sergeant in the Fort Hays State University Police Department, recently conducted training for new and returning university bicycle patrol officers. Among those participating were UPD veteran officers Kody Ellis and Josh Fleenor as well as UPD’s newest member, Jonathan Rupp.

September 20, 2016

Dr. John Raacke, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at Fort Hays State University, and Dr. Jennifer Bonds-Raacke, chair of the Department of Psychology, recently published an article in the American Psychology Association Education Directorate.

September 20, 2016

Dr. Paul Adams, dean of the College of Education at Fort Hays State University, will present “Proxima b -- To Be, or Not to b, a Habitable Planet?” at the Science Café at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Gella’s Diner, 117 East 11th St. in Hays.

September 20, 2016

The Voss Advanced Leadership Undergraduate Experience at Fort Hays State University has selected its 2016-2017 scholars.

September 19, 2016

A favorite activity for the Charles and Kim Kirschbaum family is to go fishing in the mountains. This past weekend, three Kirschbaum family members enjoyed fishing on the banks of Big Creek in northwest Kansas. Charles and Kim were in Hays to take part in Family Weekend at Fort Hays State University with their middle child, Kayelani, a freshman majoring in biology and chemistry.

September 19, 2016

Tigers and friends of Fort Hays State University have the opportunity to support the university and join a statewide campaign against texting and driving by participating in a competition announced today by the Kansas Insurance Department.

September 16, 2016

By Friday morning, 430 people had signed up for Family Day -- Saturday, Sept. 17 – at Fort Hays State University. The day is dedicated to welcoming the families of current students and engaging them in a day of activities, culminating in a Fort Hays State University football game Saturday night.

September 15, 2016

Although it might seem like it to some, Cody Scheck isn't making a career out of attending Career-Internship Days at Fort Hays State University.

September 15, 2016

The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival -- a free, activity-filled night -- will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Fort Hays Ballroom of Fort Hays State University’s Memorial Union.

September 15, 2016

Merri Incitti, assistant dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University, recently represented FHSU’s chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi at the 44th Biennial Convention.

September 15, 2016

Looking back, Spencer Stone said it feels like he was meant to be a passenger on a train to Paris on Aug. 21, 2015.

September 14, 2016

The Kansas Board of Regents today approved naming Fort Hays State University’s College of Business and Entrepreneurship the W.R. and Yvonne Robbins College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

September 14, 2016

The Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University will offer “Uncovering the Truth: Interview and Investigation Techniques” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, as the second workshop in its fall series.

September 14, 2016

Gold Cord at Fort Hays State University was among the outstanding Mortar Board chapters to be recognized with a Silver Torch Award at the 2016 Mortar Board National Conference.

September 13, 2016

Dr. Laura Wilson, assistant professor of geosciences and the curator of paleontology at Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History, has been awarded a major National Science Foundation grant.

September 12, 2016

In recognition of National Suicide Prevention Month, the Fort Hays State University Military Friendly Committee and the FHSU chapter of Technology Education and Engineering Collegiate Association created the 22 Boots Display.

September 08, 2016

"Adventures and Activities,” the after school program for K-5 students at Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History, will be offered Monday through Friday this year.

September 08, 2016

The Kansas Wetlands Education Center will host “Cheyenne Bottoms Naturalists: Small Worlds” -- a free, come and go, fun-filled morning -- from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center.

September 07, 2016

A university program is only as good as its curriculum -- and the faculty who teach it. Fort Hays State University is combining the best of both worlds with its newest academic building.

September 02, 2016

The Fort Hays State Honor Society will offer free Graduate Record Examination preparation sessions at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, Wednesday, Sept. 14, Wednesday, Sept. 21, and Wednesday, Sept. 28, in Forsyth Library, room 015.

September 02, 2016

For more than 50 years, the Fort Hays State University Department of Music and Theatre has been entertaining audiences with lively and engaging productions, and the 2016-2017 theatre season will be no exception.

September 01, 2016

The public is invited to a construction preview for the newest academic building on the Fort Hays State University campus. An update on construction of the Center for Applied Technology and Sculpture is set for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the circular drive on the west side of the Memorial Union.

September 01, 2016

Nine out of 500 monarch butterfly tags recovered recently in Mexico were from butterflies tagged at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center in 2015.

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