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  • February 4, 2013

    College researchers need participants for studies

    Do you chew gum? You can earn $40 for chewing gum and answering questions about the experience. Take this screener at http://qry.ca/WTP2F6 and see if you qualify. Participants who complete the study will earn a $40 gift card from a choice of one of four businesses. The study starts Friday, Feb. 8, and runs through […]

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  • January 30, 2013

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    Male dietitians: The 3 percent

    About 3 percent of all registered dietitians in the United States are male. But 60 percent of the fall graduating class in dietetics  in the College of Human Ecology were men. According to Deb Canter, who has been teaching dietetics at K-State for 36 years, this is probably the first time three male students have […]

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  • January 29, 2013

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    Grad student exhibit textile art this week

    Hand and Dyepot, an exhibit of original textile and apparel art designed by graduate students, opens Jan. 28. Students used natural dyes and earth pigments, a more environmentally sustainable option for coloration than traditional dye processes. The week-long exhibit explores cultural, elemental, and environmental themes using apparel design, ceramics and textile surface design. The display […]

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  • January 29, 2013

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    College celebrates Kansas Day

    Although the college is preparing for K-State's sesquicentennial celebration that kicks off Feb. 14, faculty, staff and students paused to honor the Sunflower State at a continental breakfast hosted by Dean Virginia Moxley in Hoffman Lounge on Jan. 29. Kansas became the 34th state on Jan. 29, 1861. For more information on the university's festivities, […]

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  • January 28, 2013

    Kinesiology offers water aerobics

    The Department of Kinesiology is offering a seven-week class on water aerobics starting Jan. 28 in the Natatorium. The class is part of the Lifestyle Improvement through Fitness Enhancement (L.I.F.E.) program. Sessions, which end March 15, are 7:30-8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 5-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $52.50 for three sessions […]

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  • January 25, 2013

    Moxley to address Women Managing the Farm conference

    Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of Human Ecology, will speak on “Balancing it All” at the Women Managing the Farm Conference Feb. 7-8 in Manhattan. She will address achieving balance in a life that includes work, family and community as well as making time to nurture oneself. Also speaking at the Hilton Garden Inn […]

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  • January 23, 2013

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    Distance education group honors Moxley

    Dean Virginia Moxley has received the 2012 Special Recognition Award from the Association of Continuing Higher Education. Because she was unable to attend the group’s annual conference in November, David Stewart, associate dean of the Division of Continuing Education, with Sue Maes, dean, presented the award at the college’s Spring Forum on Jan. 15 in […]

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  • January 23, 2013

    HE faculty members receive Academic Excellence funding

    President Kirk Schulz and Provost and Senior Vice President April Mason have named recipients of the latest round of Academic Excellence awards. These awards support proposals that advance the university toward the goals of K-State 2025 and its aspiration to be recognized as a Top 50 public research institution. Those in Human Ecology receiving funds […]

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  • January 14, 2013

    University researchers have year's worth of intriguing studies

    At K-State, 2012 was a productive year full of research and discoveries. For the 2011-2012 fiscal year ending June 30, researchers were awarded 910 grants, totaling more than $137.4 million in funding -- the second highest funding level ever received at the university. The funding supported studies that ranged from improving animal health to increasing […]

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  • January 14, 2013

    Kinesiology moves to College of Human Ecology

    The department of kinesiology is now part of the College of Human Ecology, an alignment that will strengthen Kansas State University's quest to be a Top 50 public research institution by 2025. "The move of kinesiology into the College of Human Ecology makes sense academically and scientifically," said Virginia Moxley, dean of the College of […]

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