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K-State Today Student Edition

Friday, May 6, 2016

K-State Today Student Edition is a daily email providing K-State students a single source of timely K-State announcements.


Reminder: 'Dawn of Day' film premieres today
Join College of Education colleagues at 1 p.m. today in Forum Hall for the premiere of "Dawn of Day" about the Underground Railroad in Wabaunsee County and the defining role Kansas played in U.S. history. The event is free and open to the public.
Win free ice cream coupon by sharing your summer plans
Stop by the K-State Summer tent in the Waters Hall Quad from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, to receive a coupon for a free scoop of Call Hall ice cream.
Plant sale May 7 to benefit The Gardens at Kansas State University
The Gardens at Kansas State University will benefit from a local plant sale from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at 2020 Arthur Drive, Manhattan. A wide variety of perennial plants, annuals and bushes will be available.

News and research

One critical gene in green algae responsible for multicellular evolution, understanding of cancer origin
Brad Olson, Kansas State University assistant professor, and an international team of researchers found a single gene found in algae is responsible for the evolution of multicellular organisms.

Kudos, publications and presentations

Dawn Deeter selected as Housing and Dining Services Professor of the Year
Housing and Dining Services recognizes its 2016 Professor of the Year, in addition to an impressive list of nominees.
Students selected for special roles at university's commencement ceremonies
At Kansas State University's commencement ceremonies May 7, 13 and 14, several students will be featured as speakers, vocalists and musicians.

Campus construction and maintenance

Service interruption notification: Throckmorton penthouse east side fume hoods
Throckmorton east side fume hood service will be interrupted from 7:30-9 a.m. Monday, May 9, for service to replace belts and broken brackets.