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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

  • August 24, 2016

    Kinesiology professor Emily Mailey presents and earns award in Cape Town, South Africa

    After traveling halfway across the globe to Cape Town, South Africa, Emily Mailey, assistant professor in the kinesiology department, was awarded Best Early Career Researcher Oral Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity annual meeting June 8-11. Mailey presented her study,"Effects of an intervention to reduce sitting at work on energy, fatigue […]

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  • August 12, 2016

    Participants needed for infant research study including play session and infant eye tracking

    The Infant Language and Learning Lab in the early childhood unit of the School of Family Studies and Human Services is seeking participants who are between 19 to 21 weeks — or 5 months —of age, weighed between 5-10 pounds at birth and were born between 37-41 weeks gestation. The purpose of the study is […]

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  • August 8, 2016

    Hospitality Management faculty present research at national conferences in Texas

    Faculty in the hospitality management department in the College of Human Ecology presented papers and poster sessions at two national conferences in July. At the July 2016 International Council of Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Educators Conference in Grapevine, Texas, faculty and student presented three posters and served on a panel: • Bongsug Chae, professor of management; Junehee Kwon, associate professor […]

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  • August 3, 2016

    Impact education through a survey of regional needs

    What are the most pressing issues in primary and secondary education in Kansas and the central region? The U.S. Department of Education requests your input to establish the priorities for the 10 Regional Comprehensive Centers. Kansas is a part of the Central Comprehensive Center. The five-question survey is open to all educational stakeholders in the central region through […]

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