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  • April 30, 2013

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    Sauer honored with Commerce Bank teaching award

    Kevin Sauer is one of four Kansas State University faculty members being recognized for exceptional teaching with the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. Sauer is an assistant professor of hospitality management and dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. Other recipients are Debra Andres, instructor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education; […]

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  • April 19, 2013

    Sensory Analysis Center leads beef flavor training

    The Sensory Analysis Center has received a $35,000 grant to train researchers from industry and academia on sensory evaluation of beef flavors. The center is lead partner in the training, funded by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. The first session will be May 13-15 at K-State Olathe. Trainers will use a standardized beef flavor lexicon […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Robb tapped for major award from consumer interests council

    Cliff Robb, associate professor of personal financial planning, received the Mid-Career Award from the American Council on Consumer Interests at the research organization’s annual conference last week  in Portland, Ore. He also was elected to the position of president-elect for the organization. The Mid-Career Award recognizes excellence in research, education and/or policy. It also reflects […]

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  • April 17, 2013

    Professors develop new resources for traumatic brain injury survivors, families

    Working with traumatic brain injury survivors, families and caregivers as well as current public information and research, two professors in family studies and human services have developed a new resource guide called “TBIoptions.” Deb Sellers, associate professor and extension specialist on adult development and aging, and Jane Mertz Garcia, professor and speech language pathologist, teamed […]

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  • April 16, 2013

    Taylor named classified employee of the year

    Kansas State University's Becky Wolfe Taylor has been named Classified Employee of the Year in the College of Human Ecology. Taylor is office manager at Campus Creek Complex which houses the Speech and Hearing Center and the Family Center. Both are in the School of Family Studies and Human Services. Her work involves client services, […]

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  • April 16, 2013

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    Poole, Archuleta, Anderson receive college awards

    Dean Virginia Moxley announced the Human Ecology faculty awards at an all-college meeting Monday in Justin Hall. The awardees are: David C. Poole, Faculty Research Excellence Award Professor Poole is recognized internationally for his contributions to the fields of pulmonary gas exchange and systemic oxygen transport especially as regards vascular and microcirculatory control. Current research […]

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  • April 15, 2013

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    Travel and Dining Auction time: Bid high, bid often on April 26

    Those attending the 17th annual Travel and Dining Auction will munch on nachos and desserts as they bid on the exotic and the practical…all to benefit students in hospitality management and dietetics. The auction, planned and executed by students, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, in Manhattan’s Conference Center adjacent to the Hilton […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Amber Howells to receive Bedford award

    Amber Howells has been selected to receive the 2013 Mary Ruth Bedford Distinguished Faculty Award in the department of hospitality management and dietetics. A registered dietitian with 10 years clinical experience in acute and long-term care, Howells is director of the coordinated program in dietetics in the College of Human Ecology. She teaches clinical dietetics […]

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  • April 12, 2013

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    Partnership between state, HMD benefits child nutrition programs

    This is a feature about one of two Excellence in Engagement winners. Established in 2011 by the office of the provost, the university's Excellence in Engagement awards are given to highlight excellence in engaged scholarship — via research, teaching and/or outreach. These awards recognize K-State Research and Extension and campus faculty initiatives that demonstrate innovative […]

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  • April 11, 2013

    Kappa Omicron Nu initiates 53 students

    Research, leadership and scholarship excellence has earned 53 Kansas State University students membership in Kappa Omicron Nu, a national human ecology honor society. Students and their majors are: Apparel and textile design: Sarah Budke, sophomore; Alexandria Mitchell, senior; and Alicia Holl, master's student. Athletic training: Braden Hynek, senior. Communications sciences and disorders: Abigail Kaplan, sophomore; […]

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