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  • November 29, 2006

    Five K-State Human Ecology students receive awards

    MANHATTAN -- Five students in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University have recently been recognized with notable awards in their fields. Gayathri Pidatala, graduate student in human ecology-apparel, textiles and interior design, Manhattan, won the Oris Glisson Graduate Student Fellowship award. The award is given annually to outstanding graduate students by the […]

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  • November 28, 2006

    K-State testing personal cooling systems on Fort Riley soldiers

    MANHATTAN -- Of all the things soldiers have to think about while serving in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East, weighing safety versus comfort shouldn't be one of them. That's why researchers at Kansas State University and are studying the kinds of personal cooling systems soldiers use. In the part of the project now […]

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  • November 6, 2006

    Four Cornhuskers go wild for K-State

    MANHATTAN - There must be something "purple" in the water on Tennyson Circle in Lincoln, Neb. Four full-time college students hail from this small street in Lincoln - in the heart of Cornhusker country - and all four of them attend Kansas State University. Sarah Knudsen is a senior in apparel and textiles, while younger […]

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  • October 30, 2006

    K-State apparel expert wins industry award

    MANHATTAN -- Deborah Meyer-Brosdahl, associate professor in the department of apparel, textiles and interior design at Kansas State University, has been selected a 2006 Apparel magazine All-Star Award winner. The award recognizes those who make outstanding contributions through teaching, research or service activities in the textile and apparel field. Meyer-Brosdahl will receive the award at […]

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  • October 30, 2006

    K-State Curator gives suggestions for preserving family memories

    MANHATTAN -- Proper preservation of family heirlooms can ensure memories pass along through generations, according to Marla Day, curator of Kansas State University's Historic Costume and Textiles Museum. "Heirlooms can trigger memories of people, places and events that happen in our lives," Day said. "Through them, we can tell our family history and their story." […]

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  • October 27, 2006

    Apparel Design & Production student recognized for alpaca fiber design

    MANHATTAN -- An apparel design and production student from Kansas State University recently received an award for her exemplary fashion design using alpaca fibers. Leeann Armstrong, senior from Topeka, was awarded a $500 scholarship for her third-place submission in the Fiber to Fashion design competition. The scholarship is funded by the Alpaca Owners and Breeders […]

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  • October 23, 2006

    Universal Design principles can aid all, including aging adults and those with disabilities, K-State expert says

    MANHATTAN - As our bodies change over the years, our homes don't always keep up. But it doesn't have to be that way, as Kansas State University is showing by embracing the universal design concept in its interior design program. By making small or large changes, older adults can make their homes more safe and […]

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  • October 16, 2006

    Third annual K-State Interior Design Symposium to feature award-winning designer and ethics expert

    MANHATTAN - A noted interior designer and an ethics expert will be the speakers for Kansas State University's third annual Interior Design Symposium. The symposium, "Design Ethics: Education to Practice," will be Friday, Oct. 20, at the K-State Student Union. Hosts for the event are the K-State Interior Design Advisory Board and the department of […]

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  • September 15, 2006

    K-State interior design professor to help shape new accreditation standards

    MANHATTAN, KAN. – Barbara Anderson, assistant professor in the department of apparel, textiles, and interior design, has been selected as one of 15 outstanding leaders in interior design to participate in Future Vision, the effort by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation to define new accreditation standards for interior design education programs. Anderson was nominated […]

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  • August 14, 2006

    Gown designed by K-State professor part of international textile and apparel association's design exhibition

    MANHATTAN - A gown designed by Kansas State University's Sherry Haar to draw attention to heart disease in women has been selected for the International Textile and Apparel Association's 2006 Design Exhibition. Haar's gown, "Faces of Heart Disease," will be on display Nov. 2-Dec. 2 at the Southwest School of Art and Craft in San […]

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