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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

  • February 27, 2015

    Australian Fulbright to work on research app with Ric Rosenkranz

    Anthony Maeder, professor of health informatics at the University of Western Sydney and the 2015 Fulbright distinguished chair in agriculture and life science, will be on campus this fall working with Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor of human nutrition, to develop mobile applications that will support physical activity and nutrition programs. Maeder is one of two […]

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  • February 25, 2015

    Human trafficking in Kansas to be topic of first Jurich Lecture on Social Justice

    Dorthy Stucky Halley

    Dorthy Stucky Halley, an authority on domestic violence dynamics and batterers, will present the first Tony Jurich Lecture on Social Justice at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 12, on the K-State campus. Halley, LMSW, is director of the Victim Services Division of the Office of the Kansas Attorney General. She will talk on “Different Motives for […]

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  • February 20, 2015

    Michelle Toews named associate dean for research

    Michelle Toews

    Michelle Toews, professor at Texas State University, has been named associate dean for research for the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University by John Buckwalter, dean. Currently she is assistant director for graduate studies and research in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the university in San Marcos. She was named […]

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  • February 18, 2015

    Research suggests advice to women: join the financial conversation

    New research from Kansas State University finds a significant gender gap when it comes to financial capability - a finding that is especially concerning because many women will be the head of a household at some point in their lives. "Financial capability, which is the measure of what people think they know versus what they […]

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