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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 13, 2015

    Historian to present 'Lost Art of Dress' and 'Fashion Education'

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    Author, historian and dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski will visit Manhattan Oct. 22 and 23 to discuss women's fashion and the changing culture for women in the early 20th century. She will make public appearances at the Manhattan Public Library, Meadowlark Hills Community Room and Justin Hall on campus. Przybyszewski is an associate professor of history at […]

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  • 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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