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  • December 8, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognizes graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor its student commencement speaker and 42 graduating seniors at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, at an awards ceremony in the K-State Student Union's Flint Hills Room. A reception will precede the presentation at 3:30 p.m. in Room 227, Union. John Buckwalter, dean of the college; Shawna Jordan, assistant […]

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  • December 2, 2016

    Umscheid named as director of professional mentoring program in the College of Human Ecology

    Megan Umscheid joined the College of Human Ecology in November as director of the professional mentoring program and an instructor in the college. She has experience in developing professional mentoring programs through her past work in pre- and post-secondary education settings and community development positions. Within her role as executive director of the Wamego Area […]

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  • November 15, 2016

    The College of Human Ecology recognized by the Office of International Programs

    As part of International Education Week, the College of Human Ecology has been named the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Support for International Initiatives award from K-State's Office of International Programs. The college will receive the award at the International Education Awards Ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Hale Library's Hemisphere Room. The Outstanding Support for […]

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  • November 3, 2016

    Kappa Omicron Nu inducts new members

    By Beth Bohn Excellence in scholarship, leadership or research has earned more than 45 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Membership in Kappa Omicron Nu is extended to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Human Ecology who have demonstrated integrity, high standards of scholarship and the promise […]

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  • October 18, 2016

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    College of Human Ecology celebrates eight alumni and friends with luncheon and awards

    A university president, a luxury wedding planner and a physician for K-State Wildcat football are among those being recognized at the College of Human Ecology's annual Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. For 2016, eight honorees were selected across disciplines for their contribution to the college, devotion to their area of specialization and the difference […]

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  • October 10, 2016

    Kansas State University's interior design program ranks among top 10 in nation

    MANHATTAN — Kansas State University's interior design program continues to be one of the best in the U.S. According to the 2016-17 rankings from DesignIntelligence, the program ranks third among undergraduate interior design programs at public universities. It ranks eighth — in the top 5 percent — among all undergraduate interior design programs nationally. DesignIntelligence […]

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  • September 21, 2016

    Day and Orthel publish open access paper on student design process

    In utilizing the forward-thinking open access paper concept, two interior design faculty have published a detailed paper about the role process plays in how students learn to design. The paper, "Process beyond drawing: a case study exploring ideation for teaching design," is available online with Sage Publications. Julia Day and Bryan Orthel, both assistant professors […]

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  • September 1, 2016

    Children with autism spectrum disorder needed for research study beginning Sept. 14

    K-State researchers seek participants ages 3-6 and diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The children and their parents are invited to participate in a four-week social group in which they will engage in a variety of activities to support language skills and social interactions, including crafts, fine motor activities and gross motor activities. The lighting conditions […]

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  • August 30, 2016

    Stowe award winners research tiny houses as possible answer to affordable housing

    After attending the same meeting, Julia Day, assistant professor in interior design, and Brandon Irwin, professor in kinesiology, discovered that they had common interests. Mainly, to save the world. Day’s research background in energy use, sustainable building design and occupant behaviors, coupled with Irwin’s experience with the interpersonal aspects of health and physical activity will […]

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  • July 20, 2016

    Apparel, textiles, and interior design professor invited to join International Energy Agency working group, attends symposium and biannual meeting

    By Sarah Hancock Julia Day, assistant professor of apparel, textiles, and interior design, attended the Third Expert Meeting of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities Program Symposium: Annex 66 earlier this year. Day was invited to join with the working group after a paper publication was favorably received. The group consists of renowned architects, engineers and […]

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