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  • November 5, 2012

    FSHS junior Jordan Priddle elected university ambassador

    Jordan Priddle, junior in family studies and human services, will serve as a K-State's 2013 Student Ambassador. Established by the K-State Alumni Association in 1977, the student ambassador program elects one male and one female student each year to represent the student body at events throughout the state and at university activities. The second ambassador […]

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  • November 5, 2012

    Two CHE faculty projects receive international incentive grants

    K-State’s office of international programs have chosen eight proposals to receive 2012 International Incentive Grants. Two are from Human Ecology faculty. Barbara Anderson, associate professor and department head of apparel, textiles and interior design, was awarded $3,000 for "Collaborating with Hankyong National University (Anesong, South Korea) and establishing connections with natural dyes experts in South […]

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  • November 1, 2012

    HMD assessment programs earn top university recognition

    Two of the eight programs recognized recently by the office of assessment for outstanding contributions to student learning were from the College of Human Ecology. The hospitality management and dietetics department revised the original student learning outcomes through the implementation of global assessment measures for the program's revised eight outcomes. Kevin Roberts, assistant professor of […]

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  • October 23, 2012

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    ID student to attend world's largest green building conference on scholarship

    Abbey Pomeroy will pull off her riding boots in November to travel to San Francisco. She has received a scholarship to represent the Central Plains Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo sponsored by the U.S. Green Building Council. Pomeroy is a junior in interior design. "We are […]

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  • October 18, 2012

    Provost names search committee for Human Ecology dean

    April Mason, provost and senior vice president, has appointed the search committee for the national search to find the next dean of human ecology. Ruth Dyer, senior vice provost for academic affairs, will chair the search committee. Mason will deliver the charge to the group this week, outlining her expectations and the search process timeline. […]

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  • October 10, 2012

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    Marla Day to tell stories antique garments reveal

    Clothing talks. At least it does to Marla Day, curator of the Historic Costume and Textile Museum. She will lecture on "Clues in the Calico" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center. The presentation is part of a series connected with the current exhibition called “Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, […]

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  • October 10, 2012

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    Introducing Center on Aging's Geri the Gerontologist

    Meet Flat Geri, newest staffer at the Center on Aging Like his distant cousin Flat Stanley, Flat Geri gets around. Unlike his distant cousin, he has a job. He’s a gerontologist and works full time promoting the Center on Aging and encouraging students to think about aging issues. Flat Geri worked out at the Senior […]

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  • October 10, 2012

    Apparel, textile researchers get grant to add climate change initiatives to curriculum

    Students pursuing careers in fiber, textiles and clothing will be better prepared for a future with a changing climate thanks to a grant to Kansas State University and partner institutions. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture Higher Education Challenge Grant program awarded $713,847 to Kansas State University researchers and colleagues to support intensive research […]

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  • October 9, 2012

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    Doll, Kaup use Stowe Award to affect person-centered care policies in nursing homes

    Gayle Doll and Migette Kaup are recipients of the Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Award for 2012. Their project is Evaluating Pay-for-Performance and Person-Centered Care Policy. Doll is director of the Center on Aging and an assistant professor. Kaup, an associate professor in the Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design, specializes in […]

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  • October 8, 2012

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    White Tent brunch, Wildcats both winners Saturday

    More than 250 chilly purple-bedecked fans munched barbecued brisket, black bean and roasted red pepper frittatas and cinnamon rolls Saturday morning in the College of Human Ecology’s White Tent event before kick-off at the K-State-K.U. game. (The score was 56-16, but you knew that, didn’t you.) Hospitality management students organized and served. Guests included alumni, […]

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