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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.

What is human ecology?

It's about us. Humans. What we need to be physically and emotionally healthy. How we care for our children, our elders, our families. How we design our living and working spaces. How we feed and clothe ourselves. How we gather and celebrate. How we keep our bodies healthy and strong. Basically, anything that helps people lead better lives is human ecology. It's a varied field with a rich history and a fantastic future.

College News

  • October 23, 2018

    Join the Exercise is Medicine campus walk on October 25

    The Department of Kinesiology and the Kinesiology Student Association will host the second annual campus walk as part of October’s Exercise is Medicine- On Campus month. All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to take part in the walk which will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Bosco Plaza at the K-State Student Union […]

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  • October 18, 2018

    K-State’s Center on Aging to host Personhood and Dementia workshop

    The K-State Center on Aging, located in the College of Human Ecology, will present their annual event, Personhood and Dementia, on Thursday, November 1. The event will be held in the Hartford Room at the Bluemont Hotel with sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Karen Stobbe, founder of […]

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