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  • September 25, 2013

    Dwinton, Jonathan J.

    Human Ecology honors outstanding alumni, 'friend of college'

    A young dietitian who works with overweight children, a leading national advocate for quality child care and a marriage and family therapist who created a new business model are among the Kansas State University alumni to be honored Oct. 25 by the College of Human Ecology. The seven honorees were selected for their outstanding contributions […]

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  • August 28, 2013

    fees 280 deep

    Fees, Musch named interim associate deans

    Bronwyn Fees and Tim Musch have been named interim associate deans in the College of Human Ecology, Dean John Buckwalter announced today. Fees: Academic Affairs Fees, associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, will be interim associate dean for academic affairs. She will coordinate efforts related to graduation, student success, retention […]

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  • August 13, 2013

    K-State gets Top 20 rating from business site

    Business Insider, a leading business news and analysis website, has Kansas State University in its list of Top 20 best college campuses in the nation, while another ranking by Forbes magazine rates Manhattan as No. 3 in the nation for best small places for businesses and careers. The magazine credits Kansas State University students for […]

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  • July 31, 2013

    Sherry Haar among her creations.

    University magazine features three Human Ecology projects

    The summer edition of Perspectives, Kansas State University’s research-orientated magazine, features four professors in the College of Human Ecology: Sherry Haar, Briana Nelson Goff, Barbara Anderson and Hyung-Chan Kim. “How does your garden grow?” details Haar’s research into the sustainability aspects of natural plant dyes that could be used around the world in textile design. […]

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  • July 15, 2013

    Justin Hall Addition earns LEED Gold for sustainability

    The building addition to Justin Hall, home of the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, has been approved for the prestigious LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification by the U. S. Green Building Council, meeting stringent requirements for positive impact on the environment and the building’s occupants. The 13,000-square-foot expansion, […]

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  • July 3, 2013

    Dyes, textiles in American flag change from English wool to polyester

    The American flag is a common sight across the country on the Fourth of July, and a Kansas State University textiles expert said just as our country has evolved since 1776, so has Old Glory. According to Barbara Gatewood, professor emeritus of textile science in the university's College of Human Ecology, the American flag has […]

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  • June 28, 2013

    Dean John Buckwalter

    Human Ecology welcomes Dean Buckwalter

    On Monday, July 1, John Buckwalter becomes the 9th dean of the College of Human Ecology's 140-year history. Dean Buckwalter moves to Manhattan from Texas, where he served as associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas Arlington. As associate dean, he developed […]

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  • June 24, 2013

    The Human Ecology Research and Innovation Center

    Regents approve Human Ecology Research, Innovation Building purchase

    An empty building is getting a new lease on life as a research hub for Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The Kansas Board of Regents recently approved the college's request to purchase the KSU Foundation building formerly used by NanoScale Corp. The building, at 1310 Research Park Drive, will be purchased for $2.74 […]

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  • June 7, 2013

    Non-traditional students inducted into honor society

    Human Ecology students at Kansas State University were among the 77 inducted into the Pinnacle Honor Society, a non-traditional student honor society with members from more than 150 institutions across the U.S. The students, from throughout the nation, are: Aimee Fowler, junior in family studies and human services; Ashley MacKinnon, senior in dietetics; Daina Bitters, […]

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  • June 6, 2013

    Four attend leadership bootcamp

    Four students in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University attended the Leadership Honors Bootcamp in Washington D.C. in May. They are, from left, Hannah Quernheim, interior design senior; Zach Stroth, family studies and human services sophomore; Morgan Crawford, apparel and textiles senior; and Lauren Hower, early childhood education senior. The intensive, five-day […]

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