News Archive for College News
October 4, 2010
Throughout its 137-year history, College of Human Ecology leaders have made contributions that put K-State on the national map. This Legacy of Leadership is the focus of a new book to be available at the College of Human Ecology Celebration of Excellence Friday, Oct. 8.
September 30, 2010
Two teams of K-State students will go for the gold in the national finals of the Collegiate Financial Planning Challenge in Denver next week. K-State is the only university to have two teams selected for the finals.
September 29, 2010
The Great Plains Foodways Connection, a website just launched at Kansas State University, explores the food heritage of Kansas and other Great Plains states and celebrates their contributions to the American culinary tapestry.
September 27, 2010
K-State's fall enrollment of 23,588 students is a record. So is the College of Human Ecology’s number – 2,419.
September 24, 2010
Foodborne illness strikes 76 millions of Americans each year, causing problems ranging from a simple upset stomach to the need for a fast drive to the emergency room.
September 15, 2010
Mark Haub reports that his novel diet of snack foods is having better than expected results.
September 14, 2010
Samara Joy Nielsen’s vita stands out like a hydrangea in a wheat field. Lodged in the list of academic credentials -- a biology degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, and a Ph.D. in nutritional epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- is a master’s of divinity, with a social justice focus, from Duke Divinity School at Duke University, Durham, NC.
September 1, 2010
Despite the economic recession, Kansas State University received a record amount of research funding during the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
September 1, 2010
After one week on an unusual health-defying diet, Mark Haub has lost 5 pounds. For a month, the human nutrition professor is eating high fat, high sugar snack foods to dispel some common beliefs about nutrition. One is that calories not specific foods cause weight gain and weight loss.
August 26, 2010
Thirteen community college students partnered with K-State researchers this summer on science projects ranging from growth of cancer cells to microbiological safety of tea.