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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 26, 2017

    Mitzi Lauderdale awarded grant from Social Security Administration

    Mitzi Lauderdale, doctoral student in personal financial planning, has been awarded a grant from The Social Security Administration’s Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. Lauderdale’s project, titled Work transitions among Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) recipients nearing retirement: Employer accommodations, private insurance, and individuals with […]

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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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  • July 6, 2017

    Kinesiology professor earns Distinguished Lectureship award from the American Physiological Society

    David C. Poole, professor of exercise physiology and co-director of the Cardiorespiratory Exercise Laboratory, in the Departments of Kinesiology and Anatomy and Physiology, will receive the Edward F. Adolph Distinguished Lectureship Award from the Environmental and Exercise Physiology, EEP, section of the American Physiological Society (APS). The award and lecture will be presented at the […]

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  • June 26, 2017

    Melissa Wilmarth, Sarah Asebedo and Martin Seay

    Personal financial planning faculty awarded at the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference

    Several faculty and students from the personal financial planning program attended the American Council on Consumer Interests annual conference April 21-23, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The American Council on Consumer Interests, or ACCI, focuses on enhancing the well-being of consumers and family economics through promoting educational programs and policy relevant research. The annual conference is […]

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  • June 20, 2017

    Toews recognized and lauded by alma mater

    Michelle Toews, associate dean for research and scholarship in the College of Human Ecology, traveled to Ohio State University to receive a Career Achievement Award from the College of Education and Human Ecology. The Career Achievement Award specifically honors alumni as a result of their career accomplishments and who are continually contributing to the betterment […]

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  • June 6, 2017

    Kinesiology faculty and student widely published by the American Physiological Society

    Faculty members and students in the College of Human Ecology's kinesiology department were highly lauded and recognized in a recent issue of the Journal of Applied Physiology. Karen Sue Hageman, master's degree graduate in kinesiology and laboratory manager; Craig Harms, kinesiology department head and professor of exercise physiology; Timothy Musch, professor of exercise physiology; David […]

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