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  • August 28, 2015

    Exhibit in Justin Hall illustrates the specialness of ordinary things

    A mourning cummerbund, a quilt and a Navajo dress. They are part of an exhibit called “Things That Speak,” a creative collaboration between an assistant professor of English and Marla Day, senior curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum, now on display in Justin Hall. At first glance, the personal objects might not seem […]

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  • August 18, 2015

    Kim, Dudek receive Stowe Award for multicultural design studio projects

    Hyung-Chan Kim and Michael Dudek have been granted the 2015 Dean Barbara S. Stowe Faculty Development Award from the College of Human Ecology to work on a multicultural design studio collaboration with a university in Korea. Both are associate professors in the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design. With the grant they will continue […]

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  • July 29, 2015

    Apparel, Textiles junior wins three top honors for alpaca designs, essay

    Aaron Simon, junior in apparel and textiles, took top honors in three categories at the recent Alpaca Owners Association competition in Denver. He placed first in design competition, received the Judge’s Choice award and was awarded Best Essay. Virginia Davis, also an apparel and textiles junior in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design […]

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  • July 24, 2015

    Human Ecology students awarded multitude of scholarships

    Two College of Human Ecology students were awarded national scholarships this summer. Kaitlyn Ellis, a senior in hospitality management, received a $2,500 Joe Perdue Scholarship from the Club Managers Association of America Foundation. Ellis is the first student at Kansas State University to receive the honor, according to Kevin Roberts, associate professor and director of […]

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  • June 24, 2015

    Human Ecology funds three projects

    The College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University has funded three grants to college researchers for about $12,000. Those receiving grants and their project titles are: Sara K. Rosenkranz and Mark D. Haub, Department of Human Nutrition, for “Do alterations in meal size and frequency affect postprandial lipema and inflammation?” $5,000. Jooyoun Kim, Department […]

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  • June 17, 2015

    Hiller Connell writes about environmental impacts in sustainable apparel production book

    Kim Hiller Connell, associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design, College of Human Ecology, wrote a chapter in the Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production published recently by CRC Press in New York. The book's editor, S. S. Muthu, invited Hiller Connell to write “Environmental impacts of apparel production, distribution, and consumption: […]

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  • May 26, 2015

    More scholarships, student leadership roles announced

    College of Human Ecology students at Kansas State University have been selected for scholarships and leadership roles. Honors recently announced include: Plum receives Blue Key scholarship Anna Plum, junior in family studies and human services, has been awarded the Roy C. Langford Memorial Scholarship from the K-State chapter of Blue Key senior honorary. Dharnidharka gets […]

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  • May 14, 2015

    Human Ecology names seniors graduating with academic honors

    The College of Human Ecology has announced seniors graduating with academic honors at commencement ceremonies at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Bramlage Coliseum. Awarded summa cum laude, with cumulative grade point average of 3.95 or higher during their academic career at Kansas State University, are: Samantha Claassen, nutritional sciences and dietetics; Danielle Dobratz, public […]

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  • May 13, 2015

    Students earn scholarships, internships, honor memberships

    A constant parade of College of Human Ecology students are honored with scholarships, internships and membership into honorary organizations such as Mortar Board. Others are tapped for research grants and special contributions and achievements to their disciplines. Here are some of the most recent students and their successes: Brooke Boyington awarded $6,000 scholarship from Phi […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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