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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

  • October 5, 2015

    Heckman earns top research award at financial planning conference

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    Stu Heckman, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, received the Best Applied Research Award last week at the Financial Planning Association national conference in Boston. His research presentation was Financial Catastrophes Due to Disability: Which Households Are Most at Risk? Only 9 academic presentations were accepted for the conference; four of them were […]

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  • October 2, 2015

    College welcomes high school students, teachers to 'Wild About FCS'

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    More than 50 students and family and consumer sciences teachers from high schools around the state will gather today for “Wild about FCS” at Kansas State University. Nolan Henderson, FCS teacher at Free State High School in Lawrence, will keynote the day. The day-long event, sponsored by the colleges of human ecology and education, kicks […]

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  • October 1, 2015

    College honors six for professional accomplishments, partnering to benefit students

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    A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner and are among those who will receive awards during the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for outstanding contributions to their disciplines and to the college. John Buckwalter, dean, will make […]

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  • September 30, 2015

    Kines student one of lead authors on physiology journal paper

    Students Angela Glean, kinesiology, and Scott Ferguson, anatomy and physiology, are lead author on a paper published this month in the American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology, a high profile physiology journal with substantial impact on the field. Other students collaborating with the work in the lab of David Poole and Tim […]

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