News Archive for Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design

  • February 20, 2015

    Michelle Toews

    Michelle Toews named associate dean for research

    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 3, 2015

    Bronwyn Fees, associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees named associate dean for academic affairs

    Bronwyn Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has named associate dean for academic affairs, announced John Buckwalter, dean of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, today. “Dr. Fees brings outstanding credentials as a teacher, a researcher, a collaborator, an innovator and a leader to the position […]

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  • January 27, 2015

    Human Ecology students tapped for honors, scholarships

    Several College of Human Ecology students have received funding and other honors connected to their research efforts ranging from historic preservation to exercise physiology. Research is part of the educational experience the college advocates for its more than 3,000 undergraduate students. Interior Design student takes part in Seneca historic structure plan Sarah Jackson, interior design […]

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  • January 12, 2015

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    Students research stories behind museum items in capstone English class

    A student exhibit opening Jan. 21 in the Kemper Art Gallery at the K-State Student Union explores the cultural significance of everyday items used by ordinary people. The items were selected from regional archives, including the university's Historic Costume and Textile Museum. "Things That Speak" will run through Feb. 6. The free exhibit is based […]

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  • January 6, 2015

    Marla Day to talk about World War II impact on fashion Thursday at Discovery Center

    The cost of a pair of new leather shoes was Stamp 17 in War Ration Book 1. Each member of family got one stamp a year. A new pair of nylon hose was out of the question. During World War II, clothing materials were rationed. Hosiery companies developed mending kits to repair nylon, silk and […]

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  • December 4, 2014

    AT students donate classwork to Crisis Center babies

    Over the past 6 years, apparel production students have created more than 500 infant gowns and 30 blankets and donated them to the local Crisis Center. Each semester, students in AT 300 Apparel Production 1 make the gowns from cotton interlock knit, learning to use the overlock machine and to sew with knit fabrics, according […]

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  • December 2, 2014

    Julia Day

    Julia Day research: Occupants need training to make energy efficient buildings energy efficient

    More than one-third of new commercial building space has energy saving features, but without training or an operator's manual, many occupants are in the dark on how to use them. Julia Day, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design in the College of Human Ecology, recently published a paper in Building and Environment that […]

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  • November 5, 2014

    Colin Noble

    Colin Noble to speak at December commencement

    Colin Noble, president and chief executive officer of Noble Hospitality, will be the speaker at College of Human Ecology commencement ceremonies Dec. 13 when 219 students receive undergraduate degrees. Commencement will be at 2:30 p.m. in Bramlage Coliseum. Based in Kansas City, Noble’s company manages more than 100 hotels in 19 states throughout the United […]

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  • October 23, 2014

    Award winners, advisory board gather for Celebration of Excellence

    The College of Human Ecology kicks off the annual Celebration of Excellence tonight by honoring six K-State alumni who have contributed significantly to their professions. Human ecology alumni advisory board members and faculty hosts also will attend the dinner and awards presentation in Hoffman Lounge, Justin Hall. On Friday, honorees will meet with students and […]

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  • October 9, 2014

    College welcomes record 3,093 students

    Both Kansas State University and the College of Human Ecology broke enrollment records this fall. The college recorded 3,093 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 20, 24,776 students make up the largest enrollment in the university's 151-year history. The Manhattan campus has 185 more students than it did last […]

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