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Welcome to the College of Human Ecology

In a world focused on things, we focus first on PEOPLE.

We want to welcome you to the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, whether you are a prospective student, a current K-Stater, a parent or someone who needs expertise we can provide. The mission of the college is to discover, disseminate and apply knowledge to meet basic human needs and improve the human condition. This knowledge advances professions, human services, public policy, business and industry.

College News

  • January 27, 2015

    Human Ecology students tapped for honors, scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology students have received funding and other honors connected to their research efforts ranging from historic preservation to exercise physiology. Research is part of the educational experience the college advocates for its more than 3,000 undergraduate students. Interior Design student takes part in Seneca historic structure plan Sarah Jackson, interior design […]

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  • January 23, 2015

    Culinary workshop to bring taste of Ireland to K-State campus

    Chef Paula McIntyre

    Chef Paula McIntyre will import a bit of Ireland for the annual Culinary Enhancement Workshops on the Kansas State University Manhattan campus in February. McIntyre will discuss authentic ingredients and trending foods in Ireland, and will demonstrate several traditional Irish dishes on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27, in the Derby Dining Center Gold […]

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  • January 15, 2015

    Charlotte Olsen receives national extension career impact award

    Charlotte Shoup Olsen

    Charlotte Shoup Olsen has received the 2014 Career Impact Award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The award honors state family life and human development specialists who have made significant contributions to Cooperative Extension program development, delivery and evaluation. She is a professor and extension specialist in family systems, […]

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  • January 12, 2015

    Students research stories behind museum items in capstone English class

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    A student exhibit opening Jan. 21 in the Kemper Art Gallery at the K-State Student Union explores the cultural significance of everyday items used by ordinary people. The items were selected from regional archives, including the university's Historic Costume and Textile Museum. "Things That Speak" will run through Feb. 6. The free exhibit is based […]

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