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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

  • September 3, 2015

    Parra-Cardona to present second Jurich social justice lecture on Sept. 17

    parra-cardona, ruben

    Ruben Parra-Cardona, whose research focuses on mental health services to underserved Latino/a populations, will present the second Jurich Lecture on Social Justice at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, on the Kansas State University campus. Parra-Cardona will speak on "Building Bridges of Social Justice: Embracing prevention research to support Latino/a communities in the U.S. and Mexico." […]

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  • September 2, 2015

    Fulbright Professional Scholar here to learn about youth services, non-profit leadership

    Karen Hart and students in FSHS capstone class 520

    Australian Karen Hart spent an August week in Kansas, talking with Kansas State University students, visiting social services for disadvantaged youth and lecturing in classrooms. Hart, here on a Fulbright Professional Scholarship in Non-Profit Leadership, is part of the Oz to Oz program between Kansas State University and Australian institutions. Elaine Johannes, associate professor and […]

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  • August 28, 2015

    Exhibit in Justin Hall illustrates the specialness of ordinary things

    A mourning cummerbund, a quilt and a Navajo dress. They are part of an exhibit called “Things That Speak,” a creative collaboration between an assistant professor of English and Marla Day, senior curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum, now on display in Justin Hall. At first glance, the personal objects might not seem […]

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  • August 25, 2015

    Journal ranks Sensory Analysis Center top in research publications worldwide

    When it comes to sensory research influence, Kansas State University's Sensory Analysis Center is tops in the world according to the first-ever ranking of institutions by the Journal of Sensory Studies. Rankings were based on a combination of research articles published and number of citations from 2009 to 2015. Edgar Chambers IV, university distinguished professor […]

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