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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 20, 2017

    Toews recognized and lauded by alma mater

    Michelle Toews, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Human Ecology, traveled to Ohio State University to receive a Career Achievement Award from the College of Education and Human Ecology. The Career Achievement Award specifically honors alumni as a result of their career accomplishments and who are continually contributing to the betterment […]

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  • June 16, 2017

    K-State Institute celebrates military spouses

    Karen Cunningham, Briana Nelson Goff, Roberta "Bobbie" Hanlon and Christine Benne

    K-State students and military spouses gathered for a luncheon May 10 at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art in honor of Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The luncheon was the second annual recognition celebration of a day K-State's Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families plans to observe every year. The luncheon is intended to recognize […]

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  • June 6, 2017

    Kinesiology faculty and student widely published by the American Physiological Society

    Faculty members and students in the College of Human Ecology's kinesiology department were highly lauded and recognized in a recent issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology. Karen Sue Hageman, master's degree graduate in kinesiology and laboratory manager; Craig Harms, kinesiology department head and professor of exercise physiology; Timothy Musch, professor of exercise physiology; David […]

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  • May 30, 2017

    Summer special: K-State treats and stories in 'Teatime to Tailgates'

    With school ending and summertime upon us, people are gathering in kitchens and outdoors, telling stories about life and what happened when Jimmy Carter was president. During these special times, there's one thing that always brings people together — hearty, delicious food. The College of Human Ecology has published a book that speaks to these […]

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