STEM Roundup: Zombie Model Wins Top Prize

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What if zombies took over a college campus? One student at Unity College in Maine has won a national award for creating a model of such a situation.

What if zombies took over a college campus? One student at Unity College in Maine has won a national award for creating a model of such a situation.

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K-State Wants Facility to Foster Engineering, Computer Student Collaboration

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- With an eye towards becoming a top-tier public research institution, Kansas State University broke ground last week on a new building that will expand its engineering school, adding hundreds of thousands of square feet in office, classroom and laboratory space.The project will consolidate some educational functions and place computer science and engineering students closer together to inspire mutual learning and collaboration. "The need for engineers has never been higher," said Kansas State President Kirk Schulz. "We need outstanding, exceptional facilities to accommodate these demands and to continue to grow our engineering department."


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