News Archive for Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design
November 29, 2011
Joycelyn Burdett's apparel and textile design students already know the touch and feel of cotton, but she wanted them to understand more about the fabric of our lives. Burdett, an assistant professor in ATID, is leading two of her classes on a semester-long cotton and denim exploration that will culminate with a fashion show contest Dec. 1.
November 15, 2011
Three College of Human Ecology programs were recognized for outstanding achievements in student learning assessment recently at the Office of Assessment’s fall 2011 showcase. Marriage and family therapy was awarded for outstanding leadership and initiative in student learning assessment. “Dr. Sandra Stith and her marriage and family therapy program faculty colleagues received their award for […]
October 7, 2011
Classroom experience and test scores may be the keys to earning a degree, but an understanding of cultural sensitivity and global practice may help land a dream job. Students in Kansas State University's interior design program are gaining both skill sets as they design a project from a continent away. Since last year, students in […]
September 30, 2011
The College of Human Ecology set a record with 2,479 students this fall compared to 2,419 students in 2010. The university also has recorded its best enrollment, according to 20th-day figures announced by the Kansas Board of Regents. A record-breaking 23,863 students are attending K-State both on and off campus, up from 23,588 last year. […]
September 23, 2011
A 1948 graduate, a textile researcher and a chef are among those who will receive College of Human Ecology awards at the Celebration of Excellence Oct. 27.
September 8, 2011
As it turns out, the customer is not always right -- at least not in fashion retail.
September 6, 2011
The owners of Harry’s Uptown Restaurant in Manhattan and the president of Freddy’s Frozen Custard will be among the presenters at a lecture series that begins Sept. 8 on the K-State campus.
July 13, 2011
As part of a collaboration with AWAZ Voice for Empowerment, a Portland, Ore.-based fair trade organization, students in Advanced Pattern Development II designed clothes and other items from a sari.
July 13, 2011
Students in Apparel Production II class designed and produced special vests for children with autism or sensory integration disorders.
June 6, 2011
Four Human Ecology students will study abroad during summer or fall 2011 with the help of university scholarships to support international studies.