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News Archive for Apparel, Textiles, & Interior Design

  • March 12, 2009

    Students in the news

    Cosette Armstrong earns research honor Cosette Armstrong, a Ph.D. student in ATID, received first place in the Social Sciences category at the recent K-State Research Forum for graduate students. The title of her presentation was, "Sustainability in Apparel and Textiles Education." She will have an article in the upcoming International Textile and Apparel Newsletter on […]

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  • February 17, 2009


    Fundraiser to salute Little Black Dress

    A fund-raising event - both chic and historic - will mark the opening of a special exhibition on the Little Black Dress at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum on campus Friday, Feb. 27. A silent auction, design competition, jazz, wine and hors' d'oeuvres will highlight "Little Black Dress -- On the Red Carpet." Funds will […]

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  • February 12, 2009


    Four faculty members promoted

    Briana Nelson Goff and Charlotte Shoup Olsen were promoted to full professors and Peggy Lynne Honey and L. Tonatiuh Melgarejo were promoted to associate professors and granted tenure this week. Briana Nelson Goff Goff, PhD, is associate dean of academic affairs and associate professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Currently she […]

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  • January 30, 2009

    ID program ranks first in nation

    The College of Human Ecology's bachelor of interior design program has been ranked best in the nation. A recent survey of architecture and design firms has ranked K-State's bachelor of interior design and interior architecture programs first. Three other architecture degree programs also earning top 10 rankings. For survey purposes, bachelor's programs in interior design […]

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  • January 15, 2009


    Do consumers understand, buy "green" clothing?

    LeHew research to highlight Sustainability Confab Among sustainability enthusiasts, choosing organic food at the grocery store may come as second nature. But research by Melody LeHew is showing that green choices don't necessarily transfer from the grocery shelf to the clothing rack. "When you consider produce, it's easier for consumers to understand that the product […]

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  • January 12, 2009


    Dates set for three fancy fundraisers

    Little Black Dress Event The Little Black Dress, a fashion icon since first created by Coco Chanel in the 1920s, will be honored guest at an exhibit opening at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Beach Museum on campus. Friends of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum will host the fundraiser called Little Black Dress […]

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  • December 19, 2008

    In the news: Students tapped for honors

    Aditi Shukla, graduate student in apparel and textiles, is one of six students to receive $1,000 scholarships from Benchmark Financial, a general agency of New England. Students were awarded the scholarships for being the top performers in a senior level marketing management course. Quest, a freshman honorary society unique to KSU, has named new members […]

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  • December 19, 2008


    Hawley to help lead new Entrepreneurship Center on campus

    MANHATTAN -- Entrepreneurship is more than a buzzword at Kansas State University. With a new Center for Entrepreneurship and a new academic major in entrepreneurship, it's part of the K-State culture. "Entrepreneurship is about being more innovative and creative as an institution, and where venture opportunities occur, to seize those initiatives," said Duane Nellis, K-State […]

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  • December 16, 2008


    Three seniors earn top honors

    Receiving Outstanding Senior Awards the day before their graduation were Karissa Dorleus, communication sciences and disorders, who was chosen to give the commencement student address; Bradley Hutt, athletic training and kinesiology, and Macy Wendler, apparel design. More than 100 Human Ecology students received bachelor of science degrees in fall ceremonies Dec. 13.

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  • December 3, 2008

    Three tapped for Outstanding Senior Award

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology will recognize three seniors with the Outstanding Senior Award at the college's fall graduation honors and student awards presentation at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in Justin Hall's Hoffman Lounge. The college recognizes outstanding seniors for not only their educational commitment, but their professional growth and […]

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