Distinguished Guests and Visitors
U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and U.S. Representative Roger Marshall
February 23, 2017
(L-R) BRI Director Stephen Higgs, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry), U.S. Representative Roger Marshall (Member of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee), and Peter Dorhout, Vice President for Research, toured the BRI while in Manhattan for the first hearing on the 2018 Farm Bill titled, "Hearing from the Heartland: Perspectives on the 2018 Farm Bill from Kansas."
President Myers and Former Senate Majority Leader Thomas A. Daschle
January 25, 2017
(L-R) K-State President Richard B. Myers (General, USAF-retired), Former Senate Majority Leader Thomas A. Daschle, and Stephen Higgs, BRI Director, toured the BRI during the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense.
September 6, 2016
Two groups of International Officers (113) from 87 countries take time from their year at the US Army Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth to visit the BRI.
United States Senator Jerry Moran, R-Kansas
August 23, 2016
U.S. Senator Jerry Moran learns about the Zika virus from Stephen Higgs, BRI Director
Robert Gates, former US Secretary of Defense
May 11, 2012
(L-R) BRI Research Director Stephen Higgs, Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, BRI Director of Operations Scott Rusk, K-State Vice President for Research Ron Trewyn
Tom Vilsack, US Secretary of Agriculture; US Senator Pat Roberts and US Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins
April 10, 2012
(L-R) K-State President Kirk Schulz, US Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins, BRI Research Director Stephen Higgs, US Senator Pat Roberts, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack