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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

  • June 22, 2016

    Roberts named interim hospitality management department head

    Kevin Roberts, associate professor, director of the undergraduate program in hospitality management, and director of the Center for Excellence for Food Safety Research in Childhood Nutrition Programs, has been named interim head of the department of hospitality management. John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology, announced Roberts' appointment on June 21. "Dr. Roberts will bring expertise and […]

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  • June 16, 2016

    Kinesiology professor named fellow of American Physiological Society

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    By Division of Communications and Marketing Timothy Musch, professor of kinesiology in the College of Human Ecology, has been named a fellow of the American Physiological Society, or APS, a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The designation as a fellow of the APS recognizes Musch […]

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  • June 16, 2016

    Kinesiology department attends and presents at 2016 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting

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    Faculty and graduate students from K-State's kinesiology department attended the 2016 American College of Sports Medicine, annual meeting and world congresses May 31-June 4, in Boston, Massachusetts. Their time was spent among 7,000 other professionals, including educators, researchers and practitioners, from all over the globe. Everyone in attendance came to enjoy the most comprehensive sports medicine and […]

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  • June 15, 2016

    Across the globe, elder abuse is top-of-mind June 15

    By Katie Allen According to the United Nations, which recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, about 4 to 6 percent of elderly people have experienced some form of maltreatment at home. This maltreatment may not only lead to serious physical injuries, but it can also cause long-term psychological consequences. Additionally, the U.N. reports that […]

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