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The Beginning of an New Era
Kansas State University has a new president. Kirk Schulz officially became K-State's 13th president on June 29.

Also in the Fall 2009 issue:
Leadership Tradition Continues
During the last 20 years, more than half of the K-State student body presidents have been College of Agriculture students. This year both the president and vice president are College of Ag majors.

Insects: Love 'Em or Hate 'Em

Who hasn’t marveled at a spider web highlighted with morning dew or watched a child chase a lightning bug?

Two Faculty Recognized for Innovative Teaching

David Krishock, received a 2009 Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, and Joe Arata, earned a 2009 Presidential Award for Undergraduate Teaching Excellence.

Animal Sciences Leadership Academy
The K-State Animal Sciences Leadership Academy drew 25 high school students from 22 Kansas counties to Manhattan.

MAPS: A Bridge to Future Success
Twenty-six students from across Kansas and the United States spent six weeks on the K-State campus in the Multicultural Academic Program Success program.