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K-State Today

Monday, June 25, 2018

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

Bee

A bee collects pollen from flowers on the K-State Manhattan campus.

News and research

Veterinary toxicologist warns of blue-green algae dangers to livestock, pets
Summertime is known for its heat. Add some rainy days to the mix, and this combination can be the recipe for the development of blue-green algae, according to a toxicologist at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Waldo Duplex project wins top honors from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design
Waldo Dulex
A project by the 2016 el dorado inc Design+Make Studio through Kansas State University's College of Architecture, Planning & Design was among the winners at the American Architecture Awards by The Chicago Athenaeum.

Human resources, benefits and training

Medicare Basics wellness workshops offered June 26 and Oct. 9
If you are 55 or older and thinking of retirement in a few years or if you are assisting parents or friends looking forward to retirement, attend the Medicare Basics workshop on June 26 or Oct. 9.

Campus construction and maintenance

Leasure Hall temporary electrical power shutdown
Beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, all electrical power to Leasure Hall will be turned off so a contractor can replace the building's existing electrical system. Power is expected to be restored before midnight.

University life

CIMBA study abroad program gives students an immersive international educational experience
K-State Cimba Group
A group of 13 Kansas State University students recently returned from a monthlong study abroad experience through the CIMBA consortium in the Italian town of Paderno del Grappa.