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  • May 11, 2015

    Christian Larson

    Christian Larson awarded for outstanding undergraduate teaching

    Christian Larson, instructor of kinesiology, is among the four Kansas State University faculty members who were rewarded for years of exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award at the All-University Awards Ceremony recently. Larson has taught courses ranging in size from 20 to 220 students. He is the course coordinator for Biobehavioral […]

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  • May 11, 2015

    Cliff Robb

    Spring clean your financial clutter; check your financial pulse, Robb recommends

    Spring is a good time to assess your financial health and get rid of some of the clutter, said Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning in the College of Human Ecology. Discarding unnecessary documents such as old utility bills is one way to clean up your finances, but there are other "cleaning" practices […]

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  • May 8, 2015

    Six seniors complete honors projects

    Six graduating seniors in the College of Human Ecology completed honors projects and will be recognized at award ceremonies on Friday, May 15, in the K-State Student Union. An honors project is a focused investigation into a problem or topic chosen by the student. With guidance from a faculty adviser, the student reviews the literature, […]

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  • May 7, 2015

    Kinesiology honors scholarship winners

    More than a dozen students were honored at the recent Kinesiology Scholarship Celebration in Justin Hall. Chelsey R. Schlechter and Joshua R. Smith were named outstanding graduate students. Scholarship winners and their scholarships are: Kayla M. Zerr, Mrs. Pauline Compton Scholarship; Kimberly A. Britton, Ito Family Scholarship; Kayla Meskimen, Eva Lyman Memorial Scholarship; Paige M. […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Kasey Kile

    Kile named emerging early childhood education leader

    Kasey Kile, an instructor in early childhood education in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, has been named Exceptional Emerging Leader 2015 by the Child Care Exchange. Kile, who received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kansas State University in early childhood development, is also training and curriculum specialist for Kansas Child Care Training […]

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  • May 6, 2015

    Broxterman, Sibley receive top graduate assistant awards

    Two College of Human Ecology graduate students received the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award and Graduate Research Assistant of the Year award. D. Scott Sibley, a doctoral student, was nominated by his major professor, Amber Vennum, assistant professor of family studies and human services, for the Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year award. […]

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  • May 5, 2015

    Behnke research shows exercise improves cancer treatment success

    Research in kinesiology offers encouraging information for cancer patients: A brisk walk or a slow jog on a regular basis may be the key to improved cancer treatments. Brad Behnke (above), associate professor of exercise physiology in the Department of Kinesiology, and collaborators have shown that moderate exercise on a regular basis enhances tumor oxygenation, […]

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  • May 4, 2015

    Claassen to give student commencement address before heading to med school

    Samantha Claassen, a graduating senior in nutritional sciences and dietetics, has been selected to represent her follow graduates at College of Human Ecology commencement at 4:30 p.m. May 16 in Bramlage Coliseum on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan. Claassen, the daughter of Kim and Debbie Claassen of Whitewater, Kan., has been accepted into […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Human Ecology names 17 outstanding graduating seniors

    The College of Human Ecology will honor 17 graduating seniors at ceremonies Friday, May 15, on the Kansas State University campus. Every semester, each academic program may name an outstanding senior based on academic achievements and contributions to the program, the university and the community. Associate dean Bronwyn Fees will present the awards at 4 […]

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  • May 1, 2015

    Kevin Sauer

    Sauer elected chair of dietetic registration commission

    Kevin Sauer, associate professor of dietetics, has been elected chairman of the influential Commission on Dietetic Registration for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Sauer, a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), teaches administrative dietetics courses in the Department of Hospitality Management and Dietetics, College of Human Ecology. He is on the leadership team for the Center […]

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