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  • September 23, 2016

    Interior design program ranked 6th in the U.S.

    K-State's interior design program in the College of Human Ecology is ranked 6th (top 4%) in the United States by DesignIntelligence. The program is the only four-year interior design program in Kansas with accreditation by the Council on Interior Design Accreditation. The interior design program has a strong reputation for producing graduates ready to enter […]

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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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  • May 13, 2016

    College of Human Ecology announces commencement speakers

    The College of Human Ecology will feature two engaging speakers during the commencement ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The college welcomes Andrea Albright back to campus. Albright earned her bachelor's degree in apparel and textile science from Kansas State University and received a master’s in business administration from the University of Arkansas last May. In 2005, […]

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  • May 11, 2016

    Kaup begins term as president of the Interior Design Educators Council

    Migette Kaup, professor of interior design in the Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design, started her term as president of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), May 1, 2016. IDEC is the leading association and authority on interior design education and represents a wide membership base of design educators throughout North America as well […]

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  • May 11, 2016

    Human Ecology recognizes 21 outstanding seniors at celebration Friday, May 13

    The College of Human Ecology is proud to honor our student commencement speaker and 21 graduating seniors this Friday, May 13, at an awards ceremony in the Kansas State Student Union. Dean John Buckwalter, Assistant Dean Shawna Jordan and Assistant Dean Karen Pence will recognize the outstanding seniors, bestow honor cords and honor program competition […]

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  • April 25, 2016

    Michael Dudek

    Interior design faculty elected to organization leadership roles

    K-State’s interior design program continues to provide outstanding leaders to professional boards with the recent election of three interior design faculty members. Michael Dudek, associate professor in interior design, is serving on the board of directors for the Council of Interior Design Qualification. The CIDQ develops, administers and manages the certification examination for interior designers. […]

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  • April 7, 2016

    High Flying Design with 2016 College of Human Ecology Alumni Fellow Jo Kimbell

    The College of Human Ecology invites the campus and community to attend a presentation by our 2016 Alumni Fellow, Jo Kimbell, today at 1 p.m. in 163 Justin Hall. Kimbell will present “High Flying Design,” which will trace her professional arc beginning with a K-State degree in Interior Design through her current role as Interior […]

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