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  • September 6, 2012

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    Countdown to Dedication: Celebration kicks off Thursday evening

    First Day of School 2012 Four coeds stood in a line, a cell phone held at arm’s length. They were taking a picture to commemorate “the first day of their last year” together as students at K-State. Their location was apropos. It was the first day of the first year of school for colorful windowed […]

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  • September 6, 2012

    Student Alumni Board wins national award

    The Student Alumni Board -- a student group sponsored by the K-State Alumni Association -- recently earned a national award recognizing its new member training program. It won the Outstanding Internal Program category, which recognizes programs supporting the structure, budget and camaraderie of the organization. Mollie Stephens, junior in hotel and restaurant management, was among […]

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  • August 21, 2012

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    Dietitian to give sustainable nutrition seminar Aug. 28

    Anita M. Kobuszewski, R. D., will present a seminar on sustainable nutrition at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in 247 Justin Hall on the K-State campus. She will talk on “Eat, Write, Move: Living Green and Simply Sustainable from the Field to Your Fork.” Kobuszewski is the author of “Food, Field to Fork: How to […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    College to honor six alumni for contributions to their professions

    The College of Human Ecology will honor six alumni Thursday, Sept. 6, at a dinner in their honor in Justin Hall on the Kansas State University campus. Scott Rice Office Works will receive the Partner Award. The annual event pays tribute to alumni who have made significant professional contributions to their fields. “We are recognizing […]

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  • August 20, 2012

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    Dean Moxley to step down in 2013

    Virginia Moxley has announced that she will retire as dean of the College of Human Ecology in June 2013. Moxley has been dean since 2006. She will be on phased retirement for a year during which she will work with the Institute for Academic Alliances which she co-founded in 2004. “It has been my privilege […]

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  • August 9, 2012

    Markham's study finds factors that can shape divorced mothers' co-parenting experiences

    The type of relationship a woman has with her ex-partner is a factor in how the couple shares custody of children, according to a Kansas State University expert on postdivorce and co-parenting relationships. In a study of divorced or separated mothers sharing physical custody of their children with their former partners, Mindy Markham, assistant professor […]

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  • July 30, 2012

    HN doctoral student studies dietary fiber intake in children

    Experts have long since determined the recommended daily amounts of certain nutrients, such as calcium and vitamin D, but the numbers for nutrients like fiber have proven more difficult to nail down. One researcher at Kansas State University is seeking to clear the fog, particularly when it comes to the recommended daily allowance of fiber […]

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  • July 26, 2012

    Aug. 7 event to honor personal financial planning program, students, alumni

    Kevin R. Keller, chief executive officer of the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Board of Standards Inc. in Washington, D.C., will keynote A Wildcat Night: Celebrating K-State Personal Financial Planning Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the K-State Alumni Center. Awards will be announced for Young Achiever, Distinguished Alumni, Faculty and Staff Award, Friend of Personal Financial Planning […]

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  • July 26, 2012

    Yarrow says more using social media websites to stay healthy

    Social media websites are useful in staying in touch with friends and family, but one Kansas State University researcher believes they also may keep you healthy. Linda Yarrow, assistant professor of human nutrition and a registered and licensed dietitian, said an increasing number of individuals seeking health information are turning to websites like Facebook to […]

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  • July 25, 2012

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    Center on Aging creates guide for program at nursing home to benefit children, residents

    A Kansas State University researcher and writing team are developing ways for nursing home residents and elementary school students to learn in a shared setting: an intergenerational classroom. Stephanie Gfeller, research assistant and instructor with the College of Human Ecology's Center on Aging, has recently published a guidebook -- "Uniting Wonder With Wisdom: An Intergenerational […]

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