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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

  • January 20, 2017

    Students and faculty from the hospitality management department present at graduate student conference

    Ten doctoral students and three graduate faculty members from K-State's hospitality management department attended the 22nd Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism Jan. 4-7 in Houston, Texas. Graduate student attendees and presenters included: Michelle Alcorn, Basem Boutros, Hyeong Jin Jeon, Juhyun Kang, Woohyuk Kim, Xiaoye Li, Hyung Hwa Oh, Eunhye Park, […]

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  • January 19, 2017

    Kristin Malek studies fair and festival food safety

    Eating is a popular activity at the thousands of fairs and festivals that take place in the United States each year. Factors such as outdoor locations, insufficient temperature control, unsanitary practices of food handlers, and the frequent presence of animals make food safety a potential problem at these events, but little research has been done […]

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  • December 21, 2016

    Three apparel and textile students awarded scholarships

    Three K-State apparel and textiles students have been awarded academic scholarships through the 2017 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. Annabelle Frese, Tonganoxie, and Samantha White, Leavenworth, both apparel design and production students, and Sierra Chase, apparel marketing student, Manhattan, each will receive a one-time $5,000 scholarship. To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be enrolled in […]

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  • December 8, 2016

    Painting Churches: a play about aging and family relationships

    It’s a play about family, relationships, identity and dementia. In Painting Churches, written by Tina Howe, a daughter returns to her childhood home to help her parents pack up and move, while hoping they will come to see her as the artist she has become. The cast is a dynamic trio, including Mary Elizabeth Atwood, […]

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