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We are so proud of our students who are making a difference on campus and in the world, we can't help but tell their stories!

Michael VegaA Thirst for Geology

Can a college student really make a difference in the world? Michael Vega, studying Chemistry and Geology in the College of Arts & Sciences, took his knowledge to Murshibadad, India to help provide clean drinking water. Read more.

Khiana HarrisFrom Oz to the land of the rising sun

Growing up in Kansas, Khiana Harris had only traveled outside the state twice, and never outside of the Midwest. But, a love for culture and language, along with a Gillman Scholarship, took her to Japan, and changed her life. Read more.

Jenny Barriga
Making a difference

A first-generation student majoring in Biology from Dodge City, Jenny Barriga represents how the students in the College of Arts & Sciences are already making an impact on the world. Read more.

Lilla Porubek
Success on the court and in the classroom

Lilla Porubek is not your average student. She's an international student who is majoring in economics while competing for K-State on the volleyball court. Read more.

Joey BoosThe show goes on

You'd be hard pressed to find a personality more radiant than Joey Boos. Watch this video feature produced by Journalism students from the College of Arts & Sciences. Watch.


K-State student travels to Panama to give back

Lending a helping hand and sharing knowledge are important to Kansas State University senior in biology and pre-dentistry, Eduardo Acosta. Read more.

AnsleyK-State graduate studies relatively unexplored topic

During her time at Kansas State University, Jamie Ansley explored the effects of drama therapy on hemodialysis patients. She was among the first in the world to study such a topic. Read more.

PfeifferSenior leaves sustainable mark on K-State

Family ties enticed Jarred Pfeiffer to consider coming to K-State for his master’s in fine arts-ceramics, but it was the opportunities he’d be afforded that sealed the deal. Read more.

PierceShaping tomorrow

The number of people being diagnosed with neurodegenerative diseases and cancer is climbing at a rapid pace. Brianne Pierce is doing her part to change this growing trend. Read more.

SpartzSetting the standard

With K-State’s vision of becoming a top 50 research institution by 2025, Christine Spartz is setting the standard for other undergraduate students at K-State, and she is ready to accomplish even more. Read more.