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Wild Goose Chase
4/23/2014 8:50:42 AM

Wild Goose Chase 5K/3K fun run to be held Saturday at KWEC    04/22/14 Late registration is still available for the second annual Wild Goose Chase 5K/3K Fun Run, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Cheyenne Bottoms. Registration and check in will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, north


Scholarship programs
4/23/2014 8:47:36 AM

FHSU education students selected for two scholarship programs    04/22/14 Twelve education students have been selected for special math and science teacher scholarships in two programs at Fort Hays State University's Science and Math Education Institute (SMEI). The two programs are the Noyce Teacher Lead


Lucid Dreams performance
4/22/2014 9:44:26 AM

FHSU Symphonic Winds performance to feature 'Lucid Dreams'    04/21/14 "Cheers!," a collection of ear-catching, Latin-influenced tunes, will feature "Lucid Dreams," a composition by Nathan Froebe, Columbus graduate student, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9, at Fort Hays State University's Beach/Schmidt Perfor


Leo Burnett scholarships
4/21/2014 12:30:23 PM

2014 Leo Burnett Scholarship winners announced    04/21/14 Eleven graphic design students from Fort Hays State University have won scholarships and three received honorable mentions from the Leo Burnett Company of Chicago. Kerri Soukup, an executive vice president and senior creative director, who is als


Roberts and Powers
4/21/2014 12:26:39 PM

Roberts and Powers win FHSU SGA elections    04/21/14 Chris Roberts, Salina junior, has been re-elected to a second term as Student Government Association president for the 2014-2015 academic year at Fort Hays State University. Roberts' running mate, Arin Powers, Mooreland, Okla., junior, was elected vice


Great Migration Rally
4/21/2014 12:20:30 PM

Fire at Camp Aldrich stopped no 
migrations at this year's KWEC rally    04/21/14 No fire or stormy weather could stop this year's Great Migration Rally, held recently at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center at Cheyenne Bottoms, northeast of Great Bend. The center's third migration rally was planned to ro


TEECA and ITEEA competition
4/18/2014 4:27:04 PM

FHSU students excel in national technology, engineering competition    04/18/14 Underwater robots and roller coasters recently challenged 10 Fort Hays State University students at the 76th International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) National Conference and the Technology and Engi


Orientation leaders
4/18/2014 3:12:29 PM

43 students selected as orientation leaders to help new FHSU students get acclimated    04/18/14 Forty-three students were chosen from a pool of 75 applicants and will serve Fort Hays State University as orientation leaders for the 2014 spring and fall semesters. These students will help freshman and tr


Science cafe celebrates
4/18/2014 9:25:38 AM

Science Café to celebrate diversity    04/17/14 Sometimes people forget how big the world is, and how many different people live in it. This diversity, along with its origins and consequences, will be the subject of the next Science Café, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 24, at Gella's Diner, 117 E. 11th. "Vive l


Encore presents, Memphis
4/18/2014 9:23:35 AM

Encore Series to present 'Memphis'
Tony-winning Broadway musical    04/17/14 Inspired by actual events, the Broadway musical "Memphis" makes its way to Fort Hays State University's Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. Doors open at 7. A tale of fame and forbidden love is


Fashion show and clothing drive
4/18/2014 9:20:22 AM

Leadership students sponsor fashion show and clothing drive for Jana's Closet    04/17/14 "Women Helping Women," a fashion show sponsored by Fort Hays State University's Leadership 310 students, will be Saturday, April 26, in Cody Commons on the lower level of the Memorial Union. The event is free and ope


Global environmental event
4/18/2014 9:16:03 AM

FHSU students sponsor water-carrying event    04/17/14 Six students in Fort Hays State University's Global Environmental Issues Class are sponsoring "Are You Strong Enough to Carry Water?" between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Monday, April 21, and Tuesday, April 22, in the Quad. The event aims to raise awareness


Museum scholarships
4/17/2014 10:00:47 AM

Sternberg Museum to offer scholarships for children's paleontology expeditions    04/16/14 Some fresh donations have allowed Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum of Natural History to offer scholarships statewide to help K-12 students to attend paleontology camps this summer. Grades K-5 will have


Fraternity status
4/17/2014 9:57:44 AM

Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter at FHSU placed on non-operating status    04/16/14 The Alpha-Upsilon Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Fort Hays State University has been placed on non-operating status as of April 2, 2014. The chapter failed to meet minimum fraternity standards and university expectati


Annual rodeo competition
4/17/2014 9:51:43 AM

FHSU Rodeo Club to host 48th annual rodeo competition    04/16/14 Nearly 600 cowboys and cowgirls from across Kansas and Oklahoma will travel to Fort Hays State University to compete in the 48th annual National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) event starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 18, and runni


Big donation to Power of One
4/15/2014 10:24:18 AM

Anonymous donor to FHSU Foundation pledges land valued at $2.5 million    04/15/14 The Power of One Scholarship Campaign for Fort Hays State University students has received another financial boost with the anonymous donation of land valued at $2.5 million. The campaign was timed to coincide with the reti


UAB hosts awesome week
4/14/2014 8:51:09 AM

FHSU to host Super Spectacular Awesome Week    04/11/14 Super Spectacular Awesome Week, several days of fun things sponsored by the University Activities Board of Fort Hays State University, is during the week of April 14 through the 18 with multiple events to attend. Logan Mize, a country singer from Cl


New FHSU award
4/11/2014 3:28:34 PM

A new FHSU award for undergraduate research dedicated to memory of Dr. John Heinrichs    04/11/14 Last year, nearly nine hundred students were involved in the Undergraduate Research Experience at Fort Hays State University, working with faculty mentors to collaborate on a scholarly project with the goal of


Faculty receive tenure
4/11/2014 3:26:42 PM

FHSU faculty receive tenure, promotion 04/11/14 Twenty faculty members at Fort Hays State University who have been promoted, granted tenure or both will be recognized at a reception at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in the Memorial Union's Black and Gold Room. The changes go into effect in fall 2014. Eight facu


Shooting team wins
4/11/2014 3:12:41 PM

FHSU Shooting Team wins ACUI national championship for 2nd consecutive time    04/11/14 Fort Hays State University shooters broke 2,199 clay targets out of 2,330 to win the Division II Collegiate Clay Target Championships at the national competition of the Association of College Unions International in San


Season finale musical
4/11/2014 3:10:05 PM

Musical season finale, 'Masterworks' concert, to feature FHSU choirs, symphony, art show    04/11/14 Art and music come together in the last concert of the Fort Hays State University music season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center, in Sheridan Hall on the FHSU campus.


Graham to FHSU
4/11/2014 9:45:40 AM

Wild West Cloud Fest brings Graham to FHSU    04/10/14 A high-intensity, one-day conference focusing on Google Apps for Education and other Open Education Resources to promote teaching and learning in classrooms across Kansas is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 21, in Fort Hays State Universit


German film series presents
4/11/2014 9:39:18 AM

The German Film Series presents
"Inglourious Basterds" in German    04/10/14 Fort Hays State University's Department of Modern Language presents visionary director Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" in German, most of the characters' natural language, as part of its German Film Series. The film has


KAMS students serve
4/11/2014 9:36:53 AM

KAMS students selected to serve as VIP ambassadors, student leaders    04/10/14 Despite a heavy course load, students at the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) at Fort Hays State University serve in key leadership positions on campus, including the VIP Ambassadors program and residential life


Fifth candidate
4/9/2014 12:00:08 PM

Fifth, final FHSU presidential candidate to be introduced on Thursday    04/09/14 The fifth of five candidates selected as presidential finalists for Fort Hays State University will visit Hays and meet with campus and community groups on Thursday and Friday, April 10-11. The fifth finalist, Dr. Tom Jacks


Media student awards
4/8/2014 10:27:30 AM

Media Studies Students win
 broadcasting awards    04/07/14 At the yearly Kansas Association of Broadcasters Student Seminar in Salina on the April 1, Fort Hays State University students in media studies, no fooling, received awards for their work. C.D. DeSalvo, Garden City junior, received first in the "


Astronomy club celebration
4/8/2014 10:23:37 AM

FHSU Astronomy Club to celebrate 
first human in space    04/07/14 Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, on board the Vostok 1 53 years ago on April 12, became the first human to go out into outer space. The Fort Hays State University Astronomy Club will celebrate this milestone with "Yuri's Night." According t


Cheyenne Bottoms wetlands
4/8/2014 10:19:55 AM

Cheyenne Bottoms stays busy with spring activities    04/02/14 This season the Cheyenne Bottoms is blooming with beauty after an extraordinarily dry 2013. But this year, said Curtis Wolf, manager at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, "there's water in the bottoms." Three spring activities at the cente


Weaver to perform
4/8/2014 10:16:30 AM

FHSU's Lane Weaver to perform on trombone in faculty recital    04/07/14 Dr. Lane Weaver, assistant professor of music and theatre at Fort Hays State University, will showcase his talents on trombone in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in Malloy Hall's Palmer Recital Hall. Accompanying Weaver on th


Scholarly and creative activities day
4/8/2014 10:14:08 AM

Student, faculty presentation activity renamed for late faculty member    04/07/14 Fort Hays State University will host the John Heinrichs Scholarly and Creative Activities Day on Wednesday, April 30. This event recognizes the scholarly and creative activities of students and faculty. The public is invited


High school students at art exhibition
4/7/2014 9:02:43 AM

High School students to show off their art at FHSU High School Art Exhibition    04/04/14 Art media including ceramics, paintings, drawings and printmaking will be displayed at Fort Hays State University's 40th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit. open to the public from 10 a.m. to noon on We


Ceramics exhibition
4/7/2014 8:57:30 AM

Ceramics exhibition to open 
with spring art walk    04/04/14 "Propellere´," a solo Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition in Ceramics by Sharon McCoy, Monte Vista, Colo., graduate student, will open on Friday, April 25, in conjunction with the Hays Arts Council Spring Art Walk with a reception from 6:30 to


Elixir of Love
4/7/2014 8:48:55 AM

Magic potion, mischievous charlatan, misguided lover star in FHSU's spring opera    04/04/14 Desperate to win the village beauty's love, a shy young man, Nemorino, calls upon a sham doctor who provides him with a "magic" love potion in Fort Hays State University's performance of the "Elixir of Love" by Gae


Teeter 48 fundraiser
4/7/2014 8:45:20 AM

Sigma Chi held their annual "Teeter 48" 
fund-raising event    04/04/14 Members of the Zeta Tau Chapter of Sigma Chi held their annual "Teeter 48" fundraising event March 26 through March 28 in the Fort Hays State University Quad. "Teeter 48" is an annual event where the active members of Zeta Tau ride a


Kitten kissing competition
4/7/2014 8:43:00 AM

Kitten kissing competition raises funds for Washington, D.C. trip    04/03/14 Jessica Schmidt, Elizabeth, Colo. (80107), freshman, and Cheney Rutherford, Elizabeth, Colo. (80107), sophomore, organized a kitten kissing competition from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 27, in the Fort Hays State University Quad.


President-fourth candidate
4/6/2014 12:00:58 PM

4th FHSU presidential candidate to be introduced 04/06/14 br/kb HAYS, Kan. -- The fourth of five candidates selected as presidential finalists for Fort Hays State University will visit Hays and meet with campus and community groups on Monday and Tuesday, April 7-8. The fourth finalist, Dr. Mich


ShaneSTRONG scholarship
4/3/2014 12:03:19 PM

ShaneSTRONG scholarship fund keeps memory of FHSU student alive    04/03/14 When asked to describe her son, Shane, in a few words, Patricia Gottschalk didn't even hesitate -- "outgoing, strong, hard-working, warm-hearted" were just a few of the words that she came up with. It was almost three years ago wh


Students volunteer
4/2/2014 8:48:18 AM

FHSU students volunteer at the Kansas Mission of Mercy in Dodge City 
  04/01/14 Students at Fort Hays State University planning on careers in dentistry volunteered at the Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation’s 13th Kansas Mission of Mercy, a two-day event intended to provide free dental care to those in


Phi Beta Lambda to nationals
4/2/2014 8:44:14 AM

Phi Beta Lambda chapter to represent FHSU 
at national competition    04/01/14 Ten management and marketing students at Fort Hays State University placed in state competition held Feb. 28 through March 1 in Arkansas City, and nine students will represent FHSU in national competition.   The national compet


Schieferecke published article
4/2/2014 8:40:07 AM

Schieferecke publishes article on college male perceptions    04/01/14 Dr. Roger Schieferecke, associate director for student services for the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University, recently published "Helping Males Succeed in College," in the College Student Affairs Journ


KWEC hosts rally
4/2/2014 8:32:26 AM

KWEC hosts Great Migration Rally    04/01/14 It is rare to find a man who hunts with golden eagles. Isaiah is one of the eagles. He will be at the Kansas Wildlife Education Center's Great Migration Rally on Sunday, April 13, northeast of Great Bend on Kansas Highway 156, at the edge of the Cheyenne Bottoms


Students explore world
4/2/2014 8:27:52 AM

FHSU students explore the world during spring break    04/01/14 Spring break plans for Fort Hays State University students included backpacking across the Camino de Santiago in Spain, exploring Paris and volunteering in South America, the Caribbean and within the United States. The FHSU Learning Communi


KAMS spring tour
4/2/2014 8:24:26 AM

Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science begins spring tour of state on April 9, in Hays    04/01/14 The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science is beginning its spring recruiting tour of Kansas. A letter from KAMS Director Ron Keller recently went out to all Kansas high school sophomores, inviting the


Writing center goes digital
4/2/2014 8:22:08 AM

FHSU Writing Center goes digital to help students    04/01/14 Each year hundreds of students seek out the assistance of the Writing Center at Fort Hays State University. To better serve them, the center has implemented an online scheduling system offered through its website. Previously, scheduling was