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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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  • October 4, 2012

    K-State team wins national financial planning championship

    Students from the College of Human Ecology came home the champions from the National Collegiate Financial Planning competition this week in San Antonio, Tx. Team members, all seniors in personal financial planning, are Matt Gould, Wende Witthuhn and Kristen Moore. The team won $10,000 for the personal financial planning program at K-State. Ann Coulson, assistant […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    Ambassadors for the Center on Aging

    Ambassadors, appointed through a competitive interview process, represent the gerontology  program, recruit new students and provide enrichment opportunity for current students. They are, from left, Joshua Edwards, senior in biology, gerontology and leadership; Tiffany Wilson, senior in pre-nursing/life sciences and gerontology; Heath Rath, senior in anthropology and long-term care administration; and Grace Burghart, sophomore in […]

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  • October 3, 2012

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    College announces record enrollment

    As Kansas State University approaches its 150th year, the university reached another milestone: a record enrollment of 24,378. So did the College of Human Ecology, recording 2,516 students this fall compared with 2,467 in 2011. The largest enrollment in university history includes growth on all three campuses. There are 21,179 students in Manhattan, 737 in […]

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  • September 28, 2012

    New online master's degree program to help students serve families, communities

    The School of Family Studies and Human Services will offer a new online program of study this spring: Master of Science in family and community services. The  program will enable professionals who are place bound and working full time to acquire advanced study without relocating geographically. It will be offered through the Division of Continuing […]

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  • September 25, 2012

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    Costume Museum a partner in Discovery Center's "Forces" exhibit

    An exhibition entitled “Forces: The Shaping of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Kansas State University” at The Flint Hills Discovery Center in Manhattan is the result of an 18-month collaboration by six organizations, including the Historic Costume and Textile Museum in the College of Human Ecology and the Morse Department of Special Collections at the K-State […]

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  • September 25, 2012

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    Kidd to lead new $2.5 million grant project to study, improve children's eating habits

    Many of today’s youth are overweight – or obese. And, while some are quick to blame oversized portions, fast or snack foods, and carbonated beverages, Tanda Kidd believes there’s more to it than that. “We need to look at what kids are eating – and why,” said the associate professor in human nutrition at Kansas […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    Morse scholarship helps Courtney Frantz complete project to help children with special needs

    A special scholarship from Kansas State University is helping Courtney Frantz, a senior in family studies and human services, advance her career interest in working with people with special needs. Frantz completed a summer internship with ARC of Sedgwick County, working at the YESS -- Youth Education and Summer Socialization -- Camp. She was  a […]

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  • September 19, 2012

    Lindshield's flexbook nominated for national people's choice award

    Brian Lindshield, assistant professor of human nutrition, is gaining attention for creating a textbook replacement -- called a flexbook -- that saves students money and provides professors with teaching flexibility. His flexbook was one of three nominees for an Education-Portal.com People's Choice Award for "Most Open Resource." Instead of buying a textbook, students in Lindshield's […]

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  • September 19, 2012

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    School meal program strives for healthier meals

    School has resumed and one change parents may notice is healthier meals offered in their children's school meals program. The passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in December 2010 helped usher in more changes to what children are served at school, according Jeannie Sneed, head of the department of hospitality management and dietetics in […]

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