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  • April 1, 2013

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    Music therapist, filmmaker headline Center on Aging workshop on Personhood and Dementia

    A music therapist and an award-winning filmmaker will speak at the workshop Personhood and Dementia on Tuesday, April 23, at the Holiday Inn in Manhattan. The workshop, presented by the Center on Aging in the College of Human Ecology at Kansas State University, targets caregivers and will focus on learning to interact with persons with […]

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  • March 29, 2013

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    Physiological Society names Musch educator of the year

    Timothy Musch, professor of kinesiology and anatomy and physiology, has been named 2013 Arthur C. Guyton Physiology Educator of the Year by the American Physiological Society. The national honor recognizes Musch for making a significant impact on the students he teaches, on his institution, and an enduring and significant impact on physiology education on the […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • February 6, 2013

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    Gayle Doll named gerontology fellow

    Gayle Doll, assistant professor and director of the Center on Aging at Kansas State University, has been selected as a fellow of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education. The honor recognized outstanding leadership in gerontology and geriatric education. The criteria are stringent, according to Janet C. Frank, president of the organization which is the […]

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  • October 18, 2012

    Provost names search committee for Human Ecology dean

    April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee for the national search to find the next dean of human ecology. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, will chair the search committee. Mason will deliver the charge to the group this week, outlining her expectations and the search process timeline. […]

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  • October 10, 2012

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    Introducing Center on Aging's Geri the Gerontologist

    Meet Flat Geri, newest staffer at the Center on Aging Like his distant cousin Flat Stanley, Flat Geri gets around. Unlike his distant cousin, he has a job. He’s a gerontologist and works full time promoting the Center on Aging and encouraging students to think about aging issues. Flat Geri worked out at the Senior […]

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  • October 9, 2012

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    Doll, Kaup use Stowe Award to affect person-centered care policies in nursing homes

    Gayle Doll and Migette Kaup are recipients of the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Award for 2012. Their project is Evaluating Pay-for-Performance and Person-Centered Care Policy. Doll is director of the Center on Aging and an assistant professor. Kaup, an associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, specializes in […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    Ambassadors for the Center on Aging

    Ambassadors, appointed through a competitive interview process, represent the gerontology  program, recruit new students and provide enrichment opportunity for current students. They are, from left, Joshua Edwards, senior in biology, gerontology and leadership; Tiffany Wilson, senior in pre-nursing/life sciences and gerontology; Heath Rath, senior in anthropology and long-term care administration; and Grace Burghart, sophomore in […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 7, 2012

    Justin Hall Expansion sparkled like the sun, even in the rain

    Petros Levis took the microphone and asked everyone to join him in the countdown. Three. Two. One. Snip. Twenty-six pair of scissors cut a broad purple ribbon to make it official – the $5-million Justin Hall Expansion joined the family. Students, faculty, alumni, staff, friends of the college and administrators from throughout campus cheered. They […]

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