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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 21, 2017

    Corey Miller gains experience with National Institute of Health fellowship

    Corey Miller, current graduate student in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, had the opportunity to travel to Bethesda, Maryland for the summer and participated in the student intern program (SIP) working with Dr. Susan Persky in the Social and Behavioral Research Branch (SBRB) at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of […]

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  • September 19, 2017

    Gerontology professor wins Early Career Achievement Award

    Maggie Syme (front row, far right) receiving her award.

    Maggie Syme, assistant professor of gerontology, was recently awarded the Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association’s Office for Early Career Psychology during their annual convention in August. This award was based on her research presentation as well as her contribution to the American Psychological Association (APA) as an early career psychologist. The […]

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  • September 14, 2017

    Watkins named a James Beard Foundation National Scholar

    Tracee Watkins, doctoral student in human ecology, was recently awarded one of the culinary world’s top scholarship honors. Watkins was named a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar for her work in food safety and child nutrition programs. The JBF National Scholars Program, now in its second year, awards scholarships of up to $20,000 to […]

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  • September 14, 2017

    Jurich Lecture on Social Justice to be held Sept 15 in Wildcat Chamber

    The Couple and Family Therapy Program in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, is pleased to welcome Carmen Knudson-Martin, PhD,LMFT to campus Friday, Sept 15 for the annual Jurich Lecture Series. Knudson-Martin will present Power in Relationships: Why it Matters-Bridging Social Context, Emotion and Couple Interaction at 2:30 p.m. […]

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