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  • November 5, 2015

    First grad student research forum set for Monday in Hoffman Lounge

    Research focused on female firefighters, attachment trauma, interracial couples and chronic heart failure are among the projects to be presented at the College of Human Ecology’s first Graduate Student Research and Creative Inquiry Forum scheduled for Monday, Nov. 9, in Justin Hall. More than 30 graduate students representing master’s and doctoral programs will offer their […]

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  • November 2, 2015

    Three grad students chosen for Capitol Research Summit

    Three graduate students from the College of Human Ecology were among the 10 chosen to represent K-State at the 13th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Feb. 2 at the State Capitol in Topeka. Selections were based on students’ research presentations on topics important to Kansas at Research and the State on campus last week. They […]

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  • October 27, 2015

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    Personal Financial Planning now stand-alone Ph.D. degree

    Students may now earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree in personal financial planning. The Kansas Board of Regents approved the designation in October. Previously degrees were in human ecology with a specialization in personal financial planning. Currently the program, part of the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has 42 doctoral students. We believe […]

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  • October 26, 2015

    ID student Bruce on winning creative design team

    Two Kansas State University students were members of the winning team in competition to develop a creative design for an existing interior space in downtown Kansas City. The students are Courtney Bruce, interior design senior in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design in the College of Human Ecology, and Erin Heiden, graduate student […]

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  • October 21, 2015

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    Human Ecology breaks enrollment records...again

    The college recorded 3,111 graduate and undergraduate students, up from 3,093 in 2014 and 2,856 in 2013. As of Sept. 21, 24,146 students were enrolled at Kansas State University. The number is 620 fewer students than in fall 2014. Only Human Ecology, Architecture, Planning & Design and Engineering experienced an increase in the number of […]

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  • October 13, 2015

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    Historian to present 'Lost Art of Dress' and 'Fashion Education'

    Author, historian and dressmaker Linda Przybyszewski will visit Manhattan Oct. 22 and 23 to discuss women's fashion and the changing culture for women in the early 20th century. She will make public appearances at the Manhattan Public Library, Meadowlark Hills Community Room and Justin Hall on campus. Przybyszewski is an associate professor of history at […]

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  • October 5, 2015

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    Heckman earns top research award at financial planning conference

    Stu Heckman, assistant professor in the College of Human Ecology, received the Best Applied Research Award last week at the Financial Planning Association national conference in Boston. His research presentation was Financial Catastrophes Due to Disability: Which Households Are Most at Risk? Only 9 academic presentations were accepted for the conference; four of them were […]

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  • October 2, 2015

    Wild about FCS 2014

    College welcomes high school students, teachers to 'Wild About FCS'

    More than 50 students and family and consumer sciences teachers from high schools around the state will gather today for “Wild about FCS” at Kansas State University. Nolan Henderson, FCS teacher at Free State High School in Lawrence, will keynote the day. The day-long event, sponsored by the colleges of human ecology and education, kicks […]

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  • October 1, 2015

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    College honors six for professional accomplishments, partnering to benefit students

    A New York catering director, an innovative physician and an international hotel owner and are among those who will receive awards during the annual College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence at Kansas State University. The six honorees were selected for outstanding contributions to their disciplines and to the college. John Buckwalter, dean, will make […]

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  • September 30, 2015

    Kines student one of lead authors on physiology journal paper

    Students Angela Glean, kinesiology, and Scott Ferguson, anatomy and physiology, are lead author on a paper published this month in the American Journal of Physiology – Heart and Circulatory Physiology, a high profile physiology journal with substantial impact on the field. Other students collaborating with the work in the lab of David Poole and Tim […]

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