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  • March 1, 2013

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    'Zoobiquity' lecturers to explore link between human and animal health, healing

    What does a flamingo’s heart attack, a dolphin’s diabetes or a jaguar’s breast cancer mean for you? Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D., and Kathryn Bowers will present two free lectures about what animals can teach us about our health and the science of healing in Manhattan on Wednesday, March 13. Their book, Zoobiquity, is about listening to […]

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  • February 27, 2013

    A habit called vocal fry can stymie professional image

    The use of one vocal habit could put some college students at a disadvantage when it comes to presenting a professional image,  according to Linda Hoag, professor of communication sciences and disorders in the College of Human Ecology. Vocal fry -- also known as glottal fry or the pulse register -- is one of the […]

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  • February 26, 2013

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    Award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor to lead All-American Flavor workshop

    An award-winning cookbook author, culinary instructor and chef will demonstrate preparation of crispy roast chicken, brown sugar cheesecake, salmon and ice cream cake at All-American Flavor, the 9th annual Culinary Enhancement Workshop March 7 and 8. Molly Stevens, one of the nation’s most skilled cookbook authors, will discuss classic American favorites, New Southern American specialties […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Haar promoted to full professor, four earn tenure

    Seventy-one Kansas State University faculty members are receiving promotions in rank, while 43 faculty members are earning tenure. In Human Ecology, Sherry Haar, apparel, textiles and interior design, has earned promotion to full professor. Earning tenure and promotion to associate professor are: Jared Anderson, family studies and human services; Kristy Archuleta, family studies and human […]

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  • February 20, 2013

    Research links sitting time with increased risk in chronic diseases

    The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases. College of Human Ecology Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic diseases in middle-aged Australian males in a study that is published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Collaborators include University of […]

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  • February 19, 2013

    Speech, Hearing Center helps children with auditory processing disorder

    Several Human Ecology faculty members are helping children with auditory processing disorder receive better treatment. Debra Burnett, assistant professor of family studies and human services and a licensed speech-language pathologist, started the Enhancing Auditory Responses to Speech Stimuli, or EARSS, program. The Kansas State University Speech and Hearing Center offers the program, which uses evidence-based […]

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  • February 19, 2013

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    Costume, textile museum contributes to Museum of Wonder exhibition at Beach

    The special exhibition at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art showcases university artifacts gathered to celebrate Kansas State University's 150-year land-grant heritage. Fifteen of those artifacts are from the College of Human Ecology’s Historic Costume and Textile Museum, said Marla Day, senior curator in apparel textiles and interior design. Others in "The Museum of […]

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  • February 15, 2013

    Two finalists named for Human Ecology dean position

    Two finalists have been identified for the position of dean in the College of Human Ecology. They are Michael Delp, professor and chair in the department of applied physiology and kinesiology at the University of Florida, and John Buckwalter, associate dean of research and graduate studies at the University of Texas-Arlington. The schedule of candidates […]

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  • February 14, 2013

    Celebrating Human Ecology Past and Present

    Students, win fame and scholarships in Human Ecology film contest

    Human Ecology announces a student film competition to celebrate Kansas State University's 150th birthday. Prizes include $500 scholarships and moments of fame. Students may enter as individuals or teams in two categories: Human Ecology Past (1862 to 2010) or Human Ecology Present (after 2010). Individual filmmakers must be enrolled in the college; teams must be […]

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  • February 14, 2013

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    K-State Proud looks for donors in Justin Hall

    K-State Proud, an organization that encourages students to help their fellow students, was in Hoffman Lounge Wednesday collecting donations and giving donors t-shirts. “Creating a culture of philanthropy. That is what K-State Proud represents,” said Chris Kellenbarger, this year’s vice president for Student Campaigns for Student Foundation. The group’s goal is $135,000. “Last year we […]

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