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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 20, 2014

    Faculty members develop free alternative textbooks to save students money

    Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs. The Open Alternative Textbook Initiative — led by Brian Lindshield, associate professor of human nutrition; Andy Bennett, professor and head of the mathematics department; and Beth Turtle, associate professor with K-State Libraries — […]

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  • August 20, 2014

    K-State Speech and Hearing Center partners with Scottish Rite Masons

    The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center, which offers clinical training for graduate students in communication sciences and disorders, has been designated a Kansas RiteCare Clinic. At the induction ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, the Scottish Rite Masons will present the center with a $20,000 check to provide evaluation and treatment […]

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  • August 18, 2014

    Johannes receives Stowe Award for adolescent health plan work

    Elaine Johannes

    Elaine Johannes, associate professor and Extension specialist, has been granted the 2014 Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award to work with the Kansas Adolescent Health State Plan. Johannes, whose primary work is in youth development with the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology, will travel to Washington, D.C., to […]

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  • August 15, 2014

    Glean receives national undergraduate research fellowship

    Angela Glean

    Angela Glean, a senior in kinesiology, was a 2014 STRIDE undergraduate research fellow with the American Physiological Society this summer. The program (Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research) pairs a student with a member of the society. Glean worked with David Poole and Tim Musch, professors of exercise physiology and co-directors […]

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