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  • December 4, 2013

    Eating it up: New class to explore the history of food in America

    Food has a history, and we have a history with food. A new Kansas State University class sheds light on where our nation’s food comes from, our own individual food heritage and why we choose to eat what we eat. History of Food in America (HIST 533 or HMD 499) is offered this spring through […]

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  • December 2, 2013

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    ATID researcher uses 3-D body scanner to build a better sports bra

    One of the most important articles of clothing in women's wardrobes and its contents are receiving a Kansas State University researcher's undivided attention. Minyoung Suh, assistant professor of apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a better supportive sports bra. "Even though two bras may be the same […]

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  • December 2, 2013

    Eight students named outstanding seniors in Human Ecology

    Eight students have been named outstanding seniors in the College of Human Ecology. They were selected by their professors for academic achievement, professional potential, leadership, participation and service. They will be recognized at the college’s Graduation Honors and Student Awards Celebration at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in the Leadership Studies Building on campus. Honorees […]

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  • November 25, 2013

    ATID master's student Erin Monfort-Nelson constructed the spacesuit used by researchers in kinesiology and engineering.

    ATID, kinesiology join K-State team to improve spacesuits

    Kansas State University researchers – including professors and students from kinesiology and from apparel, textiles and interior design - are improving astronauts' outerwear for outer space. The collaborative team envisions a future spacesuit that could monitor astronauts' health and use body heat to power electronics. By working with a model spacesuit, the engineers are exploring […]

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  • November 22, 2013

    College hits all-time high in All-University Campaign participation

    The College of Human Ecology's participation in the All-University Campaign reached an all-time high this year with 89 percent of the college's employees contributing to the campaign. As a whole, 42 percent of Kansas State University faculty and staff participated this year. Among the eight colleges, Human Ecology ranked second, only one percentage point behind […]

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  • November 15, 2013

    Sam Honey, Rashelle Wet and Jamie Engelken - a winning team.

    PFP team among top in nation

    The Personal Financial Planning team tied for third place  in national competition at the national Financial Planning Association conference recently in Orlando. Team members are Jamie Engelken, Sam Honey and Rashelle West, all seniors at Kansas State University. Their coach was Ann Coulson, assistant professor in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College […]

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  • November 12, 2013

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    Molt receives Medallion Award from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Mary Molt, assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics and associate director of housing and dining services at Kansas State University, received the prestigious 2013 Medallion Award from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  in October at the group's annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Houston. She and seven others were recognized for […]

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  • November 7, 2013

    MFT doctoral student earns spot at research summit

    Bryan Cafferky, doctoral student in marriage and family therapy, is one of 10 students chosen last week to represent Kansas State University at the 11th Capitol Graduate Research Summit on Feb. 13, 2014. His research presentation will be "A meta-analysis of relationship factors impacting couples with IPV." Cafferky's faculty mentor is Jared Anderson, associate professor […]

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  • November 5, 2013

    Willie greets Carl Ice at the building dedication.

    College dedicates Mary and Carl Ice Hall

    A lawn full of faculty, staff, dignitaries and family helped dedicate Mary and Carl Ice Hall, the latest addition to the College of Human Ecology, on Oct. 24. Willie the Wildcat added his congratulations and signaled the unveiling of the stone sign displaying the building's new name. The Ices were instrumental in funding the purchase […]

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  • November 4, 2013

    Hospitality honor society to initiate 20 students

    The K-State chapter of Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Honor Society will  initiate 20 students Tuesday, Nov. 5. They are: Devin Amos, Mollie Barbee, Katelyn Bomberger, Tami Crow, Alyssa Ebersole, Brae Halling, Brigid Hornsby, Logan Keasling, Haley Kenig, Emily Kilies, Emily Kunz, Kendall Ladd, Mariah Munds, Monica Nelson, Ashley Pihl, Megan Roberts, Miranda Roseland, Kelsi […]

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