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  • April 24, 2018

    Interior Design professor presents at annual healthcare conference

    Migette Kaup, professor of interior design and gerontology, was recently invited to speak at the 2018 NICHE Conference. Topics at the conference include: wellness, mental health, diversity and culture, technology and accessibility as they relate to the care of older adults. Kaup was invited as a Plenary Speaker and presented “A Changing Landscape in Long-term […]

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  • February 8, 2018

    Musch elected to APS National Council

    Tim Musch, professor of exercise physiology, was elected to the American Physiological Society’s National Council for a three-year term. The American Physiological Society, or APS, is a nonprofit devoted to fostering education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences. The Society was founded in 1887 and now has over 10,500 members. Most […]

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  • February 1, 2018

    USDA awards funding to implement Master Health Volunteer initiative in Kansas

    Erin Yelland, extension specialist and assistant professor, and Elaine Johannes, extension specialist and associate professor, School of Family Studies and Human Services, were recently awarded more than $300,000 from the USDA to implement a Master Health Volunteer program in Ottawa, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, McPherson, Cherokee and Cowley counties. The United States Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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  • January 25, 2018

    Hanson named Research Dietetic Practice Group Member of the Year

    Jennifer Hanson, assistant professor in the department of food, nutrition, dietetics and health was named the 2017-2018 member of the year of the Research Dietetic Practice Group (DPG) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Each year, Research DPG honors one of its members who have provided significant and sustained work to advance the mission […]

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  • January 17, 2018

    Hospitality Management students win best paper at annual conference

    Twelve doctoral students and three faculty members from the Department of Hospitality Management attended the 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism from January 3rd through 5th, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference hosted 274 presentations (122 stand-up presentations and 152 poster presentations) from universities in the United […]

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  • December 20, 2017

    USDA Selects Kansas State University to Improve Child Nutrition Safety

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has selected Kansas State University to direct the Center for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs. The research resulting from this partnership will help improve food safety across all of USDA’s child nutrition programs, which serve billions of meals […]

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  • November 28, 2017

    Family studies and human services receive four awards during national conference

    The National Council on Family Relations, NCFR, announced this year’s award recipients, and there are four award winners within the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology. The NCFR annual conference was held in Orlando, FL earlier this month. Erin Yelland, assistant professor and Extension Specialist, was awarded the Outstanding Student […]

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  • September 19, 2017

    Maggie Syme (front row, far right) receiving her award.

    Gerontology professor wins Early Career Achievement Award

    Maggie Syme, assistant professor of gerontology, was recently awarded the Early Career Achievement Award from the American Psychological Association’s Office for Early Career Psychology during their annual convention in August. This award was based on her research presentation as well as her contribution to the American Psychological Association (APA) as an early career psychologist. The […]

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  • August 31, 2017

    Annual Stowe Award Presented to Sara Rosenkranz

    Sara Rosenkranz, assistant professor in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, was awarded the annual Dean Barbara S. Stowe Endowed Faculty Development Fund Award during the College of Human Ecology’s Fall Forum in August. Rosenkranz received the award for her project, Community Outreach for Best Practice School Lunches, which looks to positively impact local school policies […]

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  • July 11, 2017

    University Distinguished Professor to receive Honor Award from American Physiological Society

    Tim Musch, University Distinguished Professor of Kinesiology, Anatomy and Physiology, was selected for the 2018 Honor Award from Environmental and Exercise Physiology (EEP) Section of the American Physiologic Society. This award reflects Dr. Musch’s stature in the field and his contributions to the EEP section. The Honor Award recognizes a previous or current primary member […]

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