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  • February 8, 2018

    Musch elected to APS National Council

    Tim Musch, professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society’s National Council for a three-year term. The American Physiological Society, or APS, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 and now has over 10,500 members. Most […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • January 23, 2018

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    Hospitality management department hires Lacy’s Fresh Fare and Catering lab coordinator

    The Department of Hospitality Management has announced the hiring of Holly Pishney as the new Lacy’s Lab Coordinator and Instructor. Pishney, a K-State graduate, most recently worked for Colbert Hills as the food and beverage manager. She also brings 16 years of experience in food service from the Derby Dining Complex here at K-State. Holly’s […]

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  • January 18, 2018

    Hospitality management professor of practice joins K-State Olathe

    OLATHE — Brett Horton is joining the Kansas State University Olathe campus as a professor of practice in hospitality management. Horton will instruct hospitality management courses to undergraduate students who enroll in an upcoming 2+2 hospitality management program. The 2+2 program will be a partnership with Kansas State University and Johnson County Community College. Through […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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  • January 16, 2018

    Barbercheck to lead GPIDEA

    The Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance has named Dr. Chelsea Barbercheck the new executive director. Barbercheck comes from Boston University where she serves as director for BU’s BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) program, a National Institutes of Health funded initiative and part of a 17-school consortium.  Under her leadership, the program engages over […]

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  • December 20, 2017

    USDA Selects Kansas State University to Improve Child Nutrition Safety

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has selected Kansas State University to direct the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. The research resulting from this partnership will help improve food safety across all of USDA’s child nutrition programs, which serve billions of meals […]

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  • December 19, 2017

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    Athletic training program announces professional program degree change

    The Athletic training program, located in the College of Human Ecology has announced a change to their degree program. Following a decision from the National Athletic Trainers Association’s Athletic Training Strategic Alliance, a Master’s degree will be required to become eligible for certification as an Athletic Trainer starting in 2022. Students looking to enroll in […]

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  • December 14, 2017

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    Human Ecology undergraduate students attend National Conference

    The National Council on Family Relations annual conference was held November 14th-18th in Orlando, Florida. Four undergraduates from the college of Human Ecology, Kristen Krueger, Bo Steele, Meghan Dyster, and Mollie Reves, participated in a research project regarding Down syndrome with Briana S. Nelson Goff, professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services. The undergraduates […]

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