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K-State Today

Sunday, July 24, 2016

K-State Today is a daily email providing faculty and staff a single source of timely K-State announcements.

News and research

Study by Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory researchers finds climate, landscape changes may lead to more rabid skunks
Researchers in the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory recently evaluated the spatial and spatio-temporal patterns of infection status among striped skunk cases submitted for rabies testing in the north central Plains of the U.S.


Webinar to discuss forage supplementation and methane in beef cows on July 26
Join Great Plains Grazing for a free webinar at 1:30 p.m. on July 26. To register, please visit greatplainsgrazing.org/webinars.html.

Kudos, publications and presentations

University's Pinkall again part of arranging opening ceremony for Olympics
Bryan Pinkall, assistant professor of music at Kansas State University, is part of the performance operations team in charge of the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Electrical and computer engineering professor presents at international conference
Mirafzal presenting at the PEDG 2016
Behrooz Mirafzal, associate professor in the electrical and computer engineering department, served as a session chair and presented two papers at the International Conference on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems.

Campus construction and maintenance

Service interruption notification: Justin Hall and Waters Hall domestic water
Domestic water will be shut off from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, in Justin Hall; and from 6-10 a.m. Monday, July 25, in Waters Hall.
Nichols Hall north main entrance closed for maintenance project
The north main entrance to Nichols Hall will be closed to normal access July 26-28 for the atrium window replacement project.